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Eid namaz at Jama Masjid. (Photo: File)[/caption]
The holy month of ramzan comes to an end, and it's the time to celebrate Eid. This is the time when elders showers their love to young ones with blessings and the most important Eidi
. Though mostly Eidi
is given in the form of currency, gifting something useful or just a little personalised touch can make it more special.
HIGH-END GIFT OPTIONS
You can double the happiness of your loved ones by gifting them any latest gadget
, if your budget is pretty awesome. Gadgets are something that everybody loves. So, in case your mom or wife is using any old phone and asking for a new one since long, it's the time to gift them a brand new phone and make their smile brighter.
Check our gadget section for some latest options.
You can also get them something to encourage their passion, if your younger brother or sister is a music fanatic, get her a guitar
or any other music instrument. Your cousin loves to click pictures, get her a DSLR
MEDIUM BUDGET GIFT OPTIONS
In case your budget is not too high, you can check out different types of perfumes or attar
. This is one of the most apt gifts for the occasion, as attar plays an important role to this day. Along with spreading festive cheer, it is also believed that a good smell bring positive energy in the surroundings.
Another option for this budget is gourmet hampers
. Avoid usual stuffs, choose something different, which is pocket-friendly at the same time looks elegant while gifting. Get organic hampers from nearest Nature Basket store or go for sweet basket from a bakery next door.
Give it more personalised touch, customise your hamper. Get a few packets of chocolates, coffee, candies and some other goodies, get them pack in a tray or basket from the shop itself and gift it to your loved ones.
In case you have no clue what you can gift somebody plus giving money as Eidi
is not your style, go for a voucher
. You can simply visit nearby Lifestyle, Westside or Stopper Stop store and get it for your dear.
POCKET-FRIENDLY GIFT OPTIONS
Get a self-made budget hamper
- buy some small items like a small perfume bottle, tie and cufflink set, and sweets, pack it nicely using cellophane paper in a basket. Or just show your creative side. There is nothing more expensive than time and effort. If you know your dear ones have a creative penchant, paint something for them or check DIY sites and make something.
DIY Idea: Take an empty bottle, colour it (yellow, green or blue), put a picture inside and carefully feed a small strand of light inside. Here's your easy to make lovely gift ready. Or get some pictures together and paste them on a sheet or glass and frame it before gifting.
These gifts will definitely bring a smile on the face of your loved ones. A small colour box will make them as happy as a phone, so get up and find something lovely this Eid for people around you.