The most magical and long-awaited holiday is approaching - the New Year. The main streets of the city are decorated with fluffy trees, supermarkets are filled with colorful garlands, tinsel and Christmas decorations, and we all make plans: how and with whom to celebrate, how to decorate the tree, what to put on the holiday table and what to give to mom and dad.
Needlewoman and Craftswoman
It is the twenty-first century in the courtyard, and ubiquitous automation reigns at the ball, but many women since the Soviet times carefully carry and pass from generation to generation the skills of knitting, sewing and embroidery. In addition, handicraft becomes popular and fashionable again, so if a mother is interested in any of the above, feel free to go for a gift to the shops for needlework!
The choice is almost unlimited. For lovers of knitting, these are sets of knitting needles and hooks, gift baskets with balls of thread, special balls for balls. For moms who love to sew, pieces of fabric, thread, scissors, needles, thimbles, or whole huge sets of the above, and, of course, modern sewing machines. For embroiderers - embroidery hoop, canvas, floss, beads, ribbons.
A great number of magazines for sewing and knitting. If you want to supply your mother with ideas for the whole coming year, give a one-year subscription to your favorite magazine.
Many women are engaged in more modern types of needlework - for example, the creation of dolls in various techniques, quilling and scrapbooking, pottery and modeling, soap-making. Each of these hobbies are also new ideas that can be presented for the New Year 2019.
If the mother draws, she will certainly be delighted with the new easel, canvas and paper, paints, brushes, palettes.
Do not forget: any hobby, any kind of creativity is a huge amount of important and necessary trifles. Present an original and functional box where the mother will keep needle threads, beads, ribbons, scissors and all other items.
Profession is not only work, but also vocation
If mother loves her work and spends time and effort on her, it's time to ease her work and present something in accordance with her profession.
For example, a great gift for a teacher is a good table lamp so that your eyesight does not deteriorate when checking notebooks. Also suitable organizer, diary, a set of multi-colored gel pens, various office.
If mother works with money (financier, accountant), an excellent choice is a modern multifunctional calculator. If she is a cook, a set of knives or cooking boards come in handy. If the seamstress is a new sewing machine.
List of original and inexpensive gifts
On the shelves you can find almost anything. Sometimes, if there are no ideas, it is enough to go to a large supermarket, walk through several departments, and ideas for gifts will appear by themselves. What interesting, useful and inexpensive can we give to our mothers?
- Items for the kitchen. Tea accessories, cutlery, crockery, pot holders, rugs and coasters for the hot, kitchen timer, tablecloths and napkins, flower vases, jugs - this is only a small part of what will please any hostess.
- Appliances. It's not so much about expensive and grandiose purchases like a refrigerator or a washing machine, but about small, but important electrical appliances in mom's house: a new electric kettle, a coffee maker, a coffee grinder, a mixer, a slow cooker, a bread maker, a curling iron, a hair dryer, an iron, an e-book and much more .
- If the mother is an avid dacha, then the frosty New Year holidays - it's time to remind you about the long-awaited summer and the upcoming summer season. Give a bath set, massage accessories, a hammock that will fit snugly on the veranda of a country house, a low stool for comfortable work in the garden, a watering can, a set of seeds, summer tools, an original wicker basket for trips for mushrooms and berries.
- A cozy blanket, bed linen, and personal care kits, for example, manicure, massage, and cosmetic will be useful, practical, and inexpensive gifts. By the way, if we talk about cosmetics, eco-cosmetics kits have become fashionable. As a rule, they are more economical, beneficial to health, because they consist solely of natural ingredients, and do not harm the surrounding nature.
Original ideas for the New Year 2019
If you really want to surprise your mother, give an unusual gift.
- Soft toy. Someone will say: dust collector! And someone: how lovely! If a mother is a fan of big teddy bears, she will probably be glad if one of them settles in her bedroom to always remind you of you.
- Monthly or annual subscription to a gym, swimming pool, dance, yoga, massage, creative workshops, computer courses or English language courses. It all depends on personal interests.
- One-off subscription to a beauty salon, a photo session, horseback riding or anywhere else.
- Tickets for a concert, a movie or a theater, a skating rink or an ice show. Especially nice if you go to the show with her.
- Voucher or tickets for a plane or train. Give a trip - she will be grateful for the opportunity given to you to relax and escape from the everyday routine.
- The name thing. A personalized apron, decoration engraved with the name of the mother, a chocolate set or a cake with her photo, everything depends on your imagination.
How to make a gift to mom with your own hands
Hand-made gifts are always enjoyable. Show your imagination: it turns out, a lot of gift ideas with your own hands!
- Something bound or sewn by your hands. By the way, do not rush to declare that you, for example, do not know how to knit. There is a special technique of hand knitting - no needles or experience are needed for this. It will take only a couple of hours of patience and thick woolen threads. In this technique, you can associate a cozy surround scarf, blanket or rug to the bed.
- Sweet gift. If you have pastry abilities - Mom will certainly be happy to get a cake, cakes, homemade ice cream, jam, cakes, waffles, anything!
- Handmade jewelry: bracelets, necklaces, earrings, brooches made of beads and other materials. It will be great if you can create some kind of set for existing clothes: a necklace for a dress, earrings and a bracelet for a working suit, and so on.
- Handmade soap. Homemade soap making is becoming popular thanks to the simplicity of technology and great opportunities.
- Decorative panel, made by hand, for example, in the technique of patchwork.
- Photo Collage Personal and pleasant gift: remind mom about the last joint vacation at sea, about the weekend at the cottage, about going on nature or her birthday. Choose the best photos of joint pastime, make a collage, create a signature, print it, insert it into the frame, and a truly original gift is ready!
- Notebook, diary, handmade calendar. Issue in accordance with the interests of the mother, show imagination, invest a piece of the soul, and she will certainly appreciate such a sign of attention.
- Homemade postcard in which you can write congratulatory poems of his own composition.
The main thing - attention and love
On the eve of the long-awaited New Year and Christmas holidays, remember: the listed tips and ideas are just the technical side of the question “what to give,” because your attention, care and love have always been and will always be the most important gift for mom.
Spend the holidays with her and other loved ones, because no, even the most expensive, fashionable, useful or original gift can not be compared with the usual human warmth and will not replace the time spent together with you and your mother. Holiday greetings!