Checking Your List: A Christmas Gift Buying Guide for the Prepared Shopper

Get ready to explore the types of Christmas gifts that will wow all your loved ones this season. This is your passport to unique and authentic finds from across the globe. Before you begin shopping, consider your recipients and their interests. Next, think about your Christmas gift options and which items are trending now. Once you’ve done this, you’re ready to discover the wide range of unique and exciting picks on the market this holiday season.

Types of Christmas Gifts

When it comes to holiday gifting, the possibilities are endless. Find the type of Christmas gift that will express your sentiments and fit your recipients' personal tastes the best. Food and drink items are thoughtful goodies for everyone from family to coworkers. You can't go wrong by sharing coffee, tea, hot chocolate, candies, cookies, or cocktails and their ingredients.

Holiday decor is another universal present. Choose from candles, wreaths, garlands, pillows, and throws. These popular Christmas gifts help your loved ones celebrate the holidays with high-quality furnishings that capture the spirit of the season.

Remember the toys. Explore a variety of unique and unexpected finds for children and adults alike, including retro toys, activity kits, games, puzzles, and more. 

Once you've toured your Christmas gift options, remember to add stocking stuffers to your cart. Consider purchasing knickknacks, treats, or gadgets to amp up your holiday giving. Last but not least, shop for your white elephant exchange Christmas gifts. Find unique and creative gag presents that will be the talk of your gift swap this season.

Christmas Gift Options

Before you do any holiday shopping, consider your recipients. Do you know a foodie, an aspiring mixologist, or a world traveler? Look for items sorted by person and interest to help you find the right Christmas gift for all the loved ones on your list.

If you value quality and convenience, you'll find that holiday gift baskets allow you to spend more time celebrating this year. Each basket is chock-full of holiday-themed sweets and snacks that are sure to spread glad tidings this season. If you know someone with a sweet tooth, then choose a basket brimming with chocolates, cookies, and candy. When your recipient prefers snacking, look for a Christmas gift basket teaming with popcorn, nuts, sausages, cheeses, and even dried fruit. Give a basket to a dear friend, share one at a family gathering, or bring one to the office. Gift baskets are a hit no matter the venue.

Also look for gift sets that feature food and beverages artfully packaged for easy giving. They allow your loved ones to sample tastes from across the world. Give a taste of home to someone living abroad, or gift your friend the experience of a new adventure in flavor.

Christmas Gift Trends

Forget about fruitcake. Instead, look for unique gifts to awe and inspire your loved ones this year. Whether you choose to give artisan bath products, whimsical toys, or breathtaking barware, your Christmas gift selection is sure to spread holiday joy. Holiday giving is all about what's new and trending. Consider purchasing useful and high-quality items like mugs, notepads, slippers, and throw blankets. Discover this year’s best Christmas gifts and find the ideal product for everyone from your spouse and your boss to your four-legged friend. 

Also, show your gratitude to your holiday hosts with artfully crafted thank-you gifts. Choose from home decor, live art, holiday treats, artisan soaps, and more.

Popular Christmas Gifts

Shopping this year's bestselling and popular Christmas gifts gives you a bit of holiday inspiration. Toys and decor lead the race. Explore and choose from a wide range of unique and engaging activity kits, plushies, books, and gadgets for all ages. Then tour home decor, where you’ll find everything from wall art and luxury wovens to handcrafted kitchen supplies. 

Bar accessories, mugs, and holiday treats are also popular Christmas gifts for friends and family alike. Check out items for cocktail enthusiasts, as well as coffee and tea products, to discover lovely and useful presents for everyone on your list. Whether you purchase food and drink, decor, or fun gadgets, you can’t go wrong with authentic and one-of-a-kind items from around the world.

Gift Wrap and Stationery

To tie it all together, remember the gift wrap and stationery. Colorful printed wrapping paper makes a statement and helps your packages stand out. Whimsical gift bags are ideal for wrapping irregularly sized items, while your recipients can repurpose boxes and baskets around the home. Choose wrapping accessories like ribbons, tissue paper, and bows. Gift tags are another essential, along with thank-you notes. Once you've stocked up on these holiday essentials, you can call it a wrap.

Whether you're shopping for loved ones, friends, or coworkers, we have everything you need to make your Christmas merry and bright. Shop our wide range of unique and whimsical presents to find the right type of Christmas gifts for all of your celebrations this season.