February 25, 2013
Looking for a unique wedding gift idea can be a real daunting task. And this is especially true when the couple happens to be someone dear to you. Moreover, this task will become even more difficult if they are successful and can afford anything in the world. You have to really crack your head in order to come up with a really unique wedding gift idea. How are you going to know what makes a wedding gift unique?
There are 4 things that make a wedding gift become unique to the lovely wedding couple.
1. You have to know what the purpose of buying the wedding gift is. Why you buying it and what are the special occasion at hand? Do you need the unique wedding gifts for a family affair, to someone who is a good friend to you, or for business reasons?
Though you might think it is just a wedding gift, the purpose will influence your decision on choosing unique wedding gifts. So, do a lot of research which gift is suitable for certain purpose.
2. You have to know who you are buying the wedding gift for.
If you are buying a gift for your best friend, then you could consider what your best friends’ interests are. Does your friend like whodunit books? Then maybe you could scout around for hard-to-find whodunits that your friend has not read yet. Does your friend enjoy wearing perfume? Then maybe you could sniff around to track down a new perfume that he/she might enjoy but which has not caught on with others in your social group yet.
On the other hand, if you are buying unique gifts for a corporate colleague, then you might want to make discreet inquiries as to what unique interests that corporate colleague likes to indulge in, during his spare time. Does he enjoy solving puzzles? Then you could look for special board games or computer games that he could dabble in when he can. You might be surprised what a hit such unique gifts can be when sent to the right person.
3. You have to know why you are buying these unique wedding gifts.
Unique wedding gifts basically are supposed to cement your relationship with the recipient even further and show how much you value the relationship. That is the commonality that cuts across all unique wedding gifts categories. But there is a difference between sincere gifts and gifts that attempt to steer a relationship in a direction that might be unpleasant for the recipient. That is why some people believe that they should not accept gifts no matter how unique or well-packaged due to their position in society. Civil servants are this way – and in some places there are specific laws that prohibit civil servants from accepting gifts of any sort while they are occupying a specific position in government. Such laws help guarantee the sanctity and integrity of their position in government so that the reputation of the civil servant remains unquestioned.
4. You have to know that whether you have enough to buy brand-name custom gifts or should you stick to the more generic off-the-shelf type of gifts?
Sometimes, there is a world of difference between the quality of brand-name items and generic items; in other cases, sometimes you can barely tell them apart. Thus, the key to selecting good unique gifts lies in having an eye for quality too.
Question is: Where can you find the wedding gift that have the characteristics above?