Don't know what to give to your clutter free friend or maybe you are just stuck in a Christmas rush? Either way let me help you brainstorm for some good Christmas gift ideas that you can actually give to your loved ones with pride!
Minimalists don’t just hate clutter for no reason. If it doesn’t add any value into their lives or the lives of their loved ones, it is much better for it to go elsewhere.
They appreciate purposeful experiences rather than material things.
So considering these facts, where do you start for giving them a thoughtful and memorable gift this Christmas season? Let’s dive in with some ideas to get you going:
What about a little weekend away to create some precious memories? It could be local or somewhere for an exotic break. You choose based on where you know they love and their favourite activities. Where would you go?
Membership Cards + Subscriptions
Ideal gifts are those which will make their lives a little bit easier or more enjoyable. Here are some top ideas:
- Gym membership
- Yoga Class
- Amazon Prime
How about tickets to a comedy show, their favourite musician or a theatre show they have been longing to see?
Zero Waste and Eco Friendly Products
Some minimalists may associate themselves with a zero waste lifestyle. That means that they are extremely mindful with the effect of their purchases on themselves, others and the environment.
- Solid shampoo
- Cloth napkins
- Re-useable coffee cups / water bottles
- Bamboo cotton pads / toothbrushes
Other top tips here!
Cook for them or take them out for a meal
Is there a restaurant they have been longing to visit forever? Now is the time to gift them a trip for a 3 course meal. OR have you ever thought about cooking them a meal? It takes effort but has a special dash of love and sentiment.
“A person cooking is a person giving. Even the simplest food is a gift.”
One of the most beautiful things you can give, is your time. Perhaps you suggest a day out where you go for a walk or visit a local area where you can spend some quality time together chatting and catching up. If you feel the need to buy them something, then you pick up a cuppa at the coffee shop!
If you really can’t decide what would serve them best, then it is much better if you let them decide.
Letting them choose can be very exciting!
Hopefully, this list is enough to get you started. What gift ideas did I miss? Happy gifting!
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