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5 Facts about gifting that you may not know.

Did you know that men are more likely to wait until the last minute to buy a gift than women?


"So what's new"! I hear you cry...

Gifting is a universal ritual that is followed by everyone of every age but still people are unaware of many interesting facts about it.

Gifting is an amazing way of confessing love and affection and showing your true feelings to your nearest and dearest.

Here are some amazing facts about gifts and the act of gifting.


Gifting is not a matter of how much money you spend on someone.

The idea behind gifting is not just about how much money you spend or to show off.

Gifting is a way of expressing heartfelt feelings, making someone feel loved, or surprising someone dear to you. The recipient feels cared for and it's a kind gesture we make for those we care about.


Women are better at selecting gifts than men

Sorry to dissapoint guys but it's a proven fact. Women find it much easier to figure out just what that perfect gift might be for their nearest and dearest, irrespective of age or gender whilst taking into account their likes and dislikes. It's not unusual to see men of all ages becoming baffled when it comes to gifting. Mmmm! I wonder, could that have something to do with leaving it to the last minute?


Personalised gifts are the most popular choice nowadays

The range of personalised gifts today is extremely vast. These days the world's your oyster with such wonderful gifts to choose from, such as Personalised Pebble art, Word art, mugs, drinks bottles, cups and the list goes on. As the buyer is able to customise these gifts as they wish by adding text, quotes and or photographs, personalised gifts are considered to be the most affectionate gift. Personalising shows the recipient you really thought before you bought.


Men prefer useful gifts rather than romantic or captivating

Unlike women who may prefer something a little more romantic, of course there are men who will too, but generally they tend to be quite practical by nature. Men tend to prefer something practical that they can put to good use, so when trying to impress him consider buying something useful.


People prefer to recieve a wrapped gift

Although I 'm sure most people would be happy at the idea of recieving any gift no matter how it

came. It is true that people delight in the action of unwrapping a gift. Wrapping a gift is about so much more than ensuring the element of surprise for the recipient. Gift wrap also adds a beautiful personal touch to the art of gift giving. One that tells a dear friend or loved one that you put your heart into every step of the process. If you are really concerned about your wrapping skills we offer a gift wrapping service here at Thoughts That Count that is second to none. Don't worry we wont mind if you take all the credit.


We know that finding the perfect gift can be challenging. Especially if you want to be original or don't know the reciever that well, that's why here at Thoughts That Count we're here to help you.

Remember these key facts when considering a gift:


  • Listen to and observe your reciever to tune into what they want and need

  • Give something personal, that could have only come from you

  • Allow yourself to be inspired; gifts don't have to be predictable

Oh, and last but not least remember the art of giving is a gift itself.




Angie-may and Michelle