“It’s the thought that counts.” The old cliché holds value when it comes to buying gifts for women: Going that extra mile and putting sentimental value in what you buy makes all the difference. Your wife’s close friends and family are your best resource when you’re gift stumped. Take cues from this article and you’ll be better than St. Nick at Christmas Stocking stuffer ideas for your special lady!
A picture is worth a thousand words, right? To women it is. Find a cute picture frame she can hang in the house or bring to work of the two of you, your kids, pets, friends or family. If you’re unsure of the perfect picture for the frame, you can’t go wrong finding a photo that captures a fun time you had together like a night out on the town or a memorable vacation or event.
For the Drink Lover
There is something about an adorable coffee mug or to-go drink cup that women find irresistible. Target and Starbucks sell great mugs and to-go drink wear. If you’re feeling crafty, there’s a DIY coffee mug idea floating around Pinterest, which I’m sure your lovely lady has pinned. The best part? All you need is a white coffee mug and a permanent marker. Write (or draw) whatever you want on the mug with the permanent marker and bake in the oven at 350 degrees for half an hour.
Lingerie is the gift that keeps on giving. Get something sexy that she will feel sexy and comfortable in. Christmas lingerie like naughty Mrs. Claus and Santa’s helper are popular and fun holiday lingerie ideas that both of you can enjoy together.
Makeup and Beauty Supplies
Women tend to be very particular with the beauty products they use. Play detective and take a peak through her makeup drawer or bag and take note of the colors and brands she uses. Get the help of one of her friends, or if you prefer to solo, go to a store like Ulta or Sephora and ask for help. During the holidays you can find special edition gifts and colors from some makeup brands, which go quickly. Is there a nice perfume your wife wears or has been wanting to get? Perfume is an excellent gift for a stocking stuffer.
Black and Yellow
Marilyn Monroe said it best, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” Diamonds, birthstones and her favorite colors are safe routes to take with this. Before you buy jewelry be observant, you don’t want to get a style she doesn’t adore. Does she wear a lot of bracelets? Necklaces? What is her style like? Does she wear more silver of gold? Shop for quality over anything. If you can’t afford a real large rock don’t substitute for something fake. Listen for hints your wife may drop and consult a good friend or close family member if your really torn between what to get.
Ladies love getting pampered. From a simple manicure or pedicure at the local salon to a spa day at an extravagant resort spa, spending the day to relax and feel pretty is always a great gift idea for any budget.
Tickets to Something you Can Enjoy Together
Whether you share a favorite sports team, a love of theater or a genre of music, a ticket to an upcoming event is a great gift as well as an opportunity to create new experiences and memories together.
Knowledge is Power!
Kickboxing, cooking, photography, salsa dancing. Is there something your special someone has been wanting to learn or do? Paying for classes for her is a thoughtful gift she will be sure to love. Make it more memorable for the both of you and take the class as well.
So try these tricks to see if you can be the best at Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas for your special lady.