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Unusual Gifting Ideas for Diwali

  • Create a recipe booklet containing a collection of your favorite holiday recipes, and gift it with a few samples (fudge, cookies, sandesh etc.).


  • Put together a themed basket. Sauces, condiments and various types of pasta in a colander for a pasta lover, honey, preserves, bread and pancake mix for high-powered breakfasts, or cheeses and a bottle of wine for a night in.


  • Gift an experience such as a hot-air balloon ride, a baking class, a staycation or a spa session.

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  • Put together unbaked, made-from-scratch cookie or cake kits by layers all dry ingredients in a glass jar, and gift with printed recipe cards.


  • Personalised photo gifts can make your loved one’s day. Choose from calendars, mugs or put together an extra-special collage.


  • Get together a selection of old teacups (from the kabaadi market may be), craft-store wicks, wax (or old candles) and fragrance for pretty Victorian-style candles.


Other gifts that will be great to receive include:

  • Customised office stationery

  • A handpainted notebook

  • A bottle of a favourite single malt

  • A set of crystal glasses

  • A set of wine glasses for the next party

  • A bottle of Bailey’s Original Irish Cream to indulge

  • A funky bar

  • A smart lamp to light up any space

  • A vibrant rug to begin a conversation

  • An eye-catching carpet to pretty up the lounge

  • A leather recliner that’s ideal to watch TV

  • A French-style chaise lounge to chill

  • A mattress that promises sound sleep

  • High thread-count bedsheets

  • Handmade toiletries to make the recipient look and feel great

  • A quirky laptop case to make every work day fun

  • A handmade leather bag set for the next vacation

  • A day-long spacation to unwind

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