If your best friend is about to have a big birthday, then there is plenty you can do to ensure it’s their best one yet. Gift shopping is fun to do for any reason, but when it comes to your best friend’s birthday, you have to get it just right. Whatever they’re into, you can find hundreds of great things to buy for them.
I like to find little gifts that are quirky and fun to my friends. Many of them have their own distinct style and tastes, so I look at things like Cuckooland’s unusual gift ideas for inspiration. Some of your friends might be into specific styles like Mackintosh or Goth. Finding gift ideas to suit these tastes is easy if you search online for specialist stores. You can find ornaments and charms in those styles, or even prints and pictures that will make excellent gifts.
For friends that love fashion, you can always find inspiration from the outfits they wear most often. Choose items from their preferred colour palette. Or you might buy an item they often wear, such as a skirt or a sweater. Buying something similar to what they already have is more likely to be a winner gift. If you buy something a little out there, it might not be as gratefully received.
I love giving my friends beauty products. I come across a lot of great makeup sets and products when I am reviewing them. Sometimes it’s a good idea to categorize your products by color to see if they will suit the person you’ll be giving them to. And sometimes you might be in love with the product yourself, and you just want to spoil your friend with something wonderful.
Accessories are always popular to give as gifts. If you have a friend who likes to wear a lot of accessories, you can’t go wrong if you pick something like that for her. The best thing about buying accessories is they often come in little gift or presentation boxes. This makes them even more perfect to give on a birthday or other special occasion. Sometimes I just fall in love with the packaging!
For a big birthday, it can be nice to get involved in the celebrations. Your gift could be hosting the party, or baking the birthday cake. Perhaps you can organize a big night out and invite all of her closest friends to come along. You could provide cocktails if you check out some recipes online. Decorating the venue is a lot of fun. You can pick up supplies from a party stockist and lots of ideas on Pinterest or Flickr.
Of course, the most important thing for your friend on her birthday is that she gets to celebrate it with her best friend. Take the time to be with her, and help her have a wonderful celebration. Giving gifts is just one part of the larger event. Having a great time with friends and family is the best bit! Have a fabulous party and make it special.