Getting just the right gift for someone in your life is rewarding, and you’ll feel good seeing their excitement. But, some people are hard to please with presents, even if you’re trying to buy the right thing for them. Some people are picky, and others feel uncomfortable receiving presents.
If you need to pick out a present for someone who seems to have everything, you must think outside the box. While gift cards might be the go-to in these situations, they aren’t enjoyable to pick out or to give. So, instead, you can find a one-of-a-kind gift.
Whether you’re looking for your best friend, your dad, or your partner, you’ll be able to find something they’ll love but wouldn’t pick out on their own. Here are some gift ideas for the impossible to buy for a person.
A Gift For Art Lovers
If you have someone who loves art or any creative expression, finding something they can hang up in their house is a good route. While you’ll have to know some things about their personal style, you can go with a fun but unique item, such as a neon sculpture.
While these items might not go with all decor and interior design aesthetics, they can go with many of them. A mushroom-shaped neon sculpture works for people who are on trend and decorating with 60s-inspired items, while a bar-inspired sculpture is good for someone who likes to decorate a moodier space with low light.
A Present For Dad
Dads are sometimes the most complicated to buy for, so if you’re looking for a gift for the father figure in your life, there are a few solid options to try, depending on their lifestyle and hobbies:
- A high-quality razor kit: If your dad regularly shaves, you can help them improve the experience with high-quality razors or materials to help groom their facial hair.
- A top-shelf bottle of alcohol: If your dad enjoys a drink occasionally, a good bottle of wine or some top-shelf whiskey is a nice gift they will appreciate.
- Something for their garage: If your father is the kind that likes to spend time alone on projects, a vintage-inspired sign looks great in most garages and sheds.
A Getaway For Your Partner
Ideally, you already know what your partner or spouse likes and doesn’t like, but it’s still not always easy to find the right gift. But, for many people, an experience is worth more than just another item.
If it’s been a while since the two of you spent quality time together, now’s the time to plan a date or vacation. You can work within your budget to put something together, ranging from a day at a museum to a hike to an overnight trip at a fancy hotel.
A Gift For The Adventurous
If the person you’re trying to buy for always says they already had enough stuff, you can help them have an adventure they’ve always wanted to try. Ask them a few questions about their interests. If they like to craft or work with their hands, get them a gift card to a local jewelry-making or pottery-making class. Or, if they prefer the outdoors, see if there’s any equipment they don’t have that they need.
Just Ask Them
Finally, if none of the options on this list make sense for the person you’re thinking of, the simplest thing to do is ask what they want. Some people are bad at knowing the answer to this, but try asking them good questions about their hobbies and experiences to get some information.
Hopefully, you’ll get some inspiration for the perfect present.