Sisters are godsent soulmates who stand by us both in glad and sad times. They are with us through the thick and thin of life. Basically, we are non-functional without elder sisters. Do you agree with me on this? Christmas is that time of the year when you can make your sister feel loved, valued and cherished.
It is often difficult to choose a gift for your elder sissy as you have gifted them so much of stuff already over the years that you often run out of fresh gifting ideas.Here are some of the Christmas gifts for elder sisters that you can take cues from.
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#1 A quotation that shows that you value your elder sister
This could be any framed quotation about the importance of sisters in life or you could gift something that expends the acronym SISTER with each alphabet signifying a quality about your sister. You can get plenty of these online or you can even get a personalized quotation printed for your sister. On the other hand if you are good with DIYs, go ahead use some Calligraphy and basic painting skills and get a handmade Christmas quotation to show your sis, how much you love her.
#2 Annual subscription to her favourite magazine
You must be aware of what your elder sister’s passion lies in. Based on that, you can give her an annual or semi-annual magazine subscription of her prefered fashion, lifestyle or travel magazine. Alternatively, you can also get her a subscription for a Women-oriented magazine that covers various aspects of a woman’s life like: health, kids, careers, home decor and cooking. The best part is she can even resell these magazines on sites which trade in pre-owned goods, once she has finished reading them.
#3 A Daily planner journal
A planner for your elder sister that helps her chalk out her daily plans, write about the groceries she is running out of, do her meal planning and a lots of things like that. Something that has a Christmas themed cover would be nice however, this is not a must. Always choose a hard bound journal so that it is durable for at least an year.
#4 Hair Accessories
Hair ties, clips, bands, tiaras, clutchers etc. make for useful and beautiful gifts for any lady. So, pick up a lt of these beauties, put them in a pretty box and there you go! A simple yet practical Christmas gift is ready for your elder sister.
#5 A classy pendant set
A pendant makes for a classy gift and is special as a keepsake, especially when gifted by a younger sister! If you can afford real gems like Diamonds or Rubies, great if not then you can always go for semi-precious stones in your choice of pendant sets. Another good idea is to gift your sister a pendant set with delicate chain and earrings. The pendant itself could be made up out of her birthstone. You can even get her birthstone engraved with the initials of her name.
#6 Her favourite Chocolates
It goes without saying that women absolutely love Chocolates. You would surely be aware of what kind of Chocolate your elder sister loves. Depending upon what her choice is, you could gift her White Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, Nut chocolates etc. If she enjoys relishing on Chocolates in general, then gift her a box full of yummy assorted treats to make her Christmas truly enjoyable.
#7 Plan a sister date together
They say, time is the best gift you can give anybody. Especially, if you and your elder sister are busy in your personal and professional affairs most of the time. So, plan out a date together with your sister. It could be anything from a movie date to a lunch together to even a spa-day. Let your husbands or a babysister take care of the kids for a day!
#8 A delicate-looking infinity bracelet
A sister is a god-sent best friend. Gifting her an infinity-bracelet for Christmas would strengthen the unspoken and unbreakable bond you share. The symbol of infinity signifies your everlasting relationship. This also serves as a reminder that sisters should look beyond their difference of opinion to save the grace of their eternal bond.To make the gift extra special, buy something in Silver or Gold. To make the gift feasible for daily wear, choose a delicate design.
#9 A Sweatshirt with a cool and quirky quote
A sweatshirt with a nice sister quote makes for a perfect Christmas gift for your Sister. She will be pleased to get this funny one-liner sweatshirt that serves as a daily reminder of your naughtiness and affection towards her. Get her a sweatshirt in cotton fabric but is lined with fleece-inside to make it suitable for wearing all throughout the year. Keep her colour choices in mind though. If you are confused about what colour she prefers, Black, White and Grey make for good picks.
#10 A pretty case for her Iphone
Everybody owns an Iphone these days. One of the best parts about owning an Iphone is an awesome variety of phone covers and cases available. Now, since you are gifting to your elder sister, do not get a case that is outrageously girly. Give something that is elegant and pretty, at the same time. Something in Christmas theme could also do, like the case in the picture. Depending upon her choice, you can gift her something with glitter or sequins or Rhinestones. If she is more of a sober person, something in neat metallic finish would do the trick. Just pick the correct cover for her phone model.
Your sister deserves a gift that is as great as she is. Did you find the above suggestions helpful? Please share some more gifting ideas with us and our readers!