6 gift giving mistakes to avoid at all costs

Let us accept the fact that gift-giving is an art and is not that easy for everyone. From picking up the perfect gift to deciding on the most adorable wrapping paper, you need to figure out everything. If you are all perplexed about what to buy for your loved ones, then we are happy to help. We have created a list of gift-giving mistakes to avoid at all costs. Scroll through our list and jot down the gift-giving basics!

Buying What you will Like

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The biggest mistake that people make while ordering a gift is to buy something that they would love to receive. Humans are individuals who like different things. You should never gift someone that you needed for a long time.


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Another practice that is considered incorrect is regifting. Gift-giving etiquettes include that one should never give someone a gift that was for them. Giving a gift is an art and includes emotions. Stay true to yourself and do a little hard work to figure out the best gift and then surprise your loved ones.

Expensive Presents

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There is a misconception in society that only expensive gifts will make the receiver happy. It is completely false. A thoughtful gift will bring a smile to the face of the receiver like no other gift!

Selecting Goods Over Experiences

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Gifting is not only about products and eatables. You can surprise your dear ones by booking a candlelight dinner for them or a spa session. They will be equally happy after receiving it.

No Personal Touch

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Buying a random gift and giving it to the receiver is quite offensive. You must try to add a personal touch to the gift as it makes all the difference. Pack it with love or bake a cake along with it to leave them in awe!

Ignoring Coupons

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Giving a coupon to a loved one is completely acceptable. You may think it is not a thoughtful gift but talk to them and know which brands they like the most. Some people are finicky about gifts and for them, the best gift is a coupon card from their favourite brand.

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