Creative Gifts for the Holidays

 

Holiday gift-giving can be a stressful time of the year, but you don’t need to worry about finding the best or most expensive gift for your friend or family member. Waters Car Wash wants to help you find something to make them smile. Many families refer to each other’s wish lists for specific items, but there is a plethora of creative, insightful, or experiential gifts to surprise your loved ones. Whether your gift recipient loves to travel, has a beloved pet, or likes unique experiences, they will find joy in all these gift ideas.

 

In a world with so much, what do you give the person who has it all? An experience! An experiential gift does not have to be a planned event. It can be components that lead your loved one to a better experience, or it can even be a commitment of time spent with your gift recipient. These kinds of gifts are more memorable than products from a wish list and will show your loved one just how much you care about them.

 

Avid travelers are often difficult to purchase gifts for, especially since they may collect unique souvenirs on their travels. But rest assured, there are many options for the traveler. A gas card is a good choice for those who like road trips and toss in a travel pillow for the co-pilot! If you are looking for a fancier present, look for backpacks or travel bags that come with USB chargers for tech on the go. For a top-tier gift, consider adopting a tree in their favorite country to visit. Numerous sites facilitate this type of gift, and some even specialize in olive groves or vineyards and promise the recipient fresh olive oil or wine from their adoptee.

 

Have a friend or loved one who is obsessed with automobile maintenance? Consider purchasing a pre-paid car wash gift card available for purchase at Waters Car Wash. Whether or not you get your car cleaned once a week or once a month, car wash gift cards are a versatile gift that any driver will love. For more avid car wash lovers, consider an unlimited wash membership! This way your loved one can have multiple opportunities to keep their vehicle clean throughout the year. Head over to Waters Car Wash today to ease your holiday shopping experience.

 

The online market can seem saturated with gifts for pet lovers, so it can be hard to choose something unique to give to your animal-loving friend. Animal paw print kits are a meaningful choice that leaves your gift recipient with a keepsake to display in their home. Some kits include materials for making an ornament. While having a pet is a joy, the time often comes when the pet owner needs help managing the care of their animal while they are out of town. If this sounds like your gift recipient, extend the offer of pet-sitting as a gift to them. Dog owners often find it hard to take weekend trips, so making an offer of pet-sitting might allow your gift recipient to enjoy another experiential gift even more. A new trend in gifts for pet lovers are pet portraits. Some companies will turn a pet picture into a Victorian-era painting, complete with period clothing for the animal! Other artists create digital designs from a pet picture, and these designs can be printed and framed as a lasting keepsake.

 

Sometimes the best gift is spending time with someone. Life gets busy, and you may not be able to see your best friend or family members as much as you’d like. Try giving them the gift of your time this holiday season. Set a date to take a hike together and offer to pay for a sweet treat after. Sign up for a pottery class at your local studio or get tickets to a museum or botanical garden. Give your friend a new board game, then offer to host game night at your place.

 

We hoped you enjoyed these suggestions and that they provided some ideas to help take some of the stress out of gift shopping while providing some great experiences your friends and family will cherish well into the new year.  Happy Holidays from Waters Car Wash!

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