When it comes to 18th Birthday Gifts
, we all like to think that we've got a bit of a reputation for getting it just right; granted this may be a case of self-delusion in some cases, but the key to getting it right is simply a case of forward thinking. If you know someone with a special birthday coming up, then here are just a few tips on the kind of gifts that will outlive their special day.
One of the best ways to prove that you've actually given some careful consideration to your gifts, is to make them personal to the person you are buying for. Personalised gifts come in all shapes and sizes from bottles of champagne, calendars, and prints, to the more unusual 'Personalised Star of Fame', 'Personalised Mirror Spoof Newspaper' and how about an engraved hipflask? Special year birthdays deserve special presents and the 'Personalised framed Didi Disc' and 'Engraved Crystal Tumbler and Vodka Gift Set' make for some truly memorable 18th Birthday Gifts
. Personalised gifts will naturally require a little more organisation and forethought but the results are always worth it as everyone enjoys receiving a gift that they know they can truly call their own.
One way to make sure that the special person in your life receives a gift that they'll always remember is to mark their special occasion with a personalised photo-gift. Perhaps an embarrassing picture from their childhood or a memory from a special day, simply send in your photograph and it could be printed onto a 'Faux Suede Cushion', an Apron, Director's Chair or even a Tea Cosy. For the more glamorous recipients out there, then why not celebrate their special day with a unique 'Andy Warhol Style Pop Art Print'? Whether it's for an anniversary or 18th birthday gift, these prints make for excellent keepsakes, and are bound to earn you the reputation as best present-giver ever!
A Gift From The Past
It's easy to reminisce when people reach a landmark birthday and so presenting that special someone with a gift that reminds them of their past is bound to bring a smile to their face. The 'You're a child of the 80's when…' book will make interesting reading for anyone who grew up in the decade of shoulder pads and Dynasty, and the 1970's Scrapbook will be a good reminder as to why certain fashions are probably best left in the past. For gifts that will last a lifetime, then why not present someone with an original newspaper from the day they were born and let them discover what other monumental events happened on that day. For anyone coming of age this year then the '18th Birthday Classic Songs from 1991' make for excellent 18th Birthday gifts. If you really want to impress then a vintage year champagne with a personalised label is bound to score but as far as 18th birthday gifts go, you can be certain that the contents of these presents won't last very long at all.
A Lifetime Experience
For a long-lasting gift, then why not treat someone to a day that they'll remember forever with a once-in-a-lifetime experience day? From flying lessons to dance lessons, a trip to London or Paris, a star style transformation or a professional makeover snapped by a professional photographer – the list of things to do is endless. For those special birthdays then here is your chance to make someone's dream come true; the 'Recording Studio Taster Session' makes for memorable 18th Birthday Gifts
, and the 'Bungee Jumping Gift Pack' will make anyone feel eighteen again as they head towards the ground at an alarmingly fast rate! Don't worry if you can't decide on what to choose because you could always let the birthday boy or girl do it themselves with the 'Experience Day Choice' gift set.
Out Of This World
If you're really struggling to get a gift that you know no one else will have thought of, then you could always make a grand gesture and present that special someone with a gift that is literally out of this world. The 'Name a Star Gift Box', would make a great gift for anyone who is into astrology, or simply anyone who you think is a star in your eyes. Property prices might be a bit high these days but how about buying someone a piece of land on another planet? The 'Own an Acre of Venus' gift set and the 'Own an Acre of the Moon', both make for exciting 18th birthday gifts and are presents that can be enjoyed not just on the day, but for an entire lifetime.
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