Personalised gifts continue to grow in popularity

Over recent years there has been a growing trend towards personalised gifts as more and more people choose to buy these types of presents for friends and family.

Apparently over half of us in the UK have bought a gift which has been personalised. In our consumer-driven world it seems we are striving for increasingly special gifts.  Gifts that will mean so much more to the recipient and will be cherished for a long time to come.

In this age of personalisation, we no longer have to settle for buying socks for Dad, perfume for Mum and lego for the kids!  These days the thought that goes into present-giving is unprecedented and personalised gifts are the perfect way to show how much we care.  Partly this trend is due to the growth of online shopping.  Without even moving from the sofa we can search the world’s online shopping communities for the perfect personalised gift for our loved ones.  Nowadays it is hard to imagine that not so long ago we were limited to shopping in our local shops.

Different types of Personalised Gifts

If you have decided to give a personalised gift, the choice is extensive and can include gifts that are personalised in different ways for example using:

  • engraving
  • printing
  • painting
  • stickers

Personalised Gifts for Special Occasions:

Personalised gifts are ideal ways to mark any celebration or special occasion.  They make fabulous wedding or anniversary gifts, as they can be treasured forever.  We especially love giving them to new parents at the birth of their new baby or as a Christening or naming ceremony gift.  A present personalised with their new baby’s name recognises how special the new addition to their family is.

Christening

Personalise your christening gift to bring a smile to their faces

Personalised Gifts show Appreciation and Celebration

We all know that our choice of gift is very important. A thoughtful present will show how much you care and so will mean so much more to the recipient. Some personalised presents, especially for babies and children, may be outgrown over time so why not consider something that will be treasured forever such as a picture frame or piece of personalised art.

Choosing to buy a personalised gift shows that you have taken the time and gone the extra mile.  A gift that is that little bit different and unique will almost certainly be recognised and appreciated by the lucky recipient. So If you have not already bought a personalised gift, what are you waiting for?!  Now is a great time to start looking for the perfect customised gift for your special someone.

Just remember that personalised gifts do require custom work, so it is always a good idea to order them within plenty of time. This gives the company you are buying from time to create your gift and deliver it to you.

Have we inspired you to buy a personalised gift?  We do hope so because there is nothing so magical as opening a gift that has been specifically created for you…  For personalised gift ideas start by looking at https://www.thelifetree.co.uk/unique-gift-for-children/ for more about our personalised artwork.