Why creating personalized gifts can be the best choice

Trying to find the perfect present for a loved one? Find out why creating personalized gifts can be the best choice.

If you are trying to decide on the perfect surprise for your Valentine or the best gift to get your mom for Mothers Day, you may be thinking that flowers and candy have been done to death. Instead, you want to get them something they can use and enjoy and that will remind them of you forever.

You might think something like this would be very expensive. However, if you use your imagination you can find the perfect gift without breaking the bank. 

Make them a piece of jewelry

Personalized gifts always go down well – as long as they’re well chosen! Does the person you are shopping for love jewelry or do they have a favorite watch that has lost its band?  

You can make them a necklace or a watch band that features their favorite colored beads, their birthstone, or a combination of the two. You can obtain the beads online or go to a bead store. The person you are giving it to is likely to be thrilled and humbled and even if they aren’t, they will feel too bad to say anything.

If you have a little more money to spend, you can get them an inscribed piece of jewelry. This may be costly, but it makes the perfect gift to commemorate such milestones as graduations, retirements, and important birthdays.

Consider a personalized silver ring which is a great accessory but also very meaningful because you can add a special word or date for them. An inscribed pen is a slightly less expensive way to go and it is the perfect gift for a graduate or a retiree. An EDC pen makes a great gift and can easily be personalized too.


If you are shopping for someone with a sarcastic sense of humor or if you are looking for a way to inspire that friend who just got a divorce or turned 50, you can give them a personalized t-shirt.  

There are websites on the internet that can provide you with tools to design a shirt. They will then print the shirt and ship it to you for a reasonable price. You can also have mugs and masks made which is a viable option if you are buying gifts for a group of people such as a sports team or a team at work.

Everyone needs masks nowadays and you can give someone a personalized mask with a name, thought or joke on it. You can also design tote bags, purses, and socks on these sites.


If money is no problem, you can always have an artist paint a portrait of the person to whom you are giving the gift or a portrait of someone who is close to them. For slightly less money, you can have a professional photographer take a photograph and put it in a nice frame. You can also have a photograph that you already have simply blown up and framed.

You can always go the traditional route and attempt to knit someone a sweater or make them a needlepoint cover for a throw pillow. 

Gift-giving can be stressful and challenging. However, if you put a little thought into it, you can give them a present that they will cherish forever.

Photo by Bob Dmyt