Rakhi is a special festival in India and for all the Indians living abroad. It signifies the bond between brother and sister.
Rakhi brings the bundle of joy and affection for the siblings. To make this day more special, brother and sister keep looking for different yet lovable rakhi gift ideas.
On this day sisters tie rakhi (thread) on the wrist of her brother or brothers. In return brother promises to protect her from any sort of danger. With time although the core meaning of this festival has remained the same but more things like raksha bandhan gifts have been added to this.
Gift Ideas for Rakhi
Rakhi Gift Ideas for Sister
Every female loves gifts and selecting a perfect rakhi gift for them is a big time challenge. But there is a huge variety of things available for girls so you do not have to worry about the same. All you need to know is your sister's taste and likes.
Cash is the easiest of all rakhi gifts and liked by many. You can even replace the cash with gift cards which are becoming popular.
Jewelry is the most desirable gift of girls. You can present your sister a beautiful pendant or earrings or bracelet. It is not that you have to purchase the gold jewelry only but in the market you will find fantastic oxidized silver and sterling silver jewelry. Try that out. If not this then there are kundan sets and artificial jewelry. You can check this as well. Also you can try jewelry of semi precious stone and gemstones if you can afford.
Home Décor Gifts
If your sister is married then you can give any thing related to home décor to her as rakhi gift. You can buy beautiful bed sheets, bed covers, quilts, or flower vase or carpet or other home furnishing products. Selection depends upon the budget you are having for this rakhi.
Even home appliances sound interesting if you want to give rakhi gift to your married sister. Find out what she is looking for and missing in her kitchen. Try to give that to her.
If not all these then certainly your sister will love clothes as every girl wants to have a great wardrobe. Check out what your sister wears for most of the time or if she at present is having any special requirement. Yes means your half of the job is done. Explore the market and buy something only for your sister.
Chocolates and Gift Basket
Make her little sister happy with chocolates and gift basket full of suprizes in it. You can add deo, perfume, chocolates, teddy, cosmetics or things of her choice.
Rakhi Gift Ideas for Brother
First and the foremost thing that you will have to buy for your brother is Rakhi or a thread. Whether you want big or small rakhi, the choice is entirely yours but generally if your brother is married or of college going age then prefer simple thread and if your brother is a toddler then there are many fancy rakhis in the market.
Apart from this you need something more to present him on this occasion and for this know what is your brother's choice and always try to buy a rakhi gift according to that. You can present him some delicious chocolates, dry fruits and mithais. During Rakhi days you will find many types of gift baskets having collection of all the latest eatables and fruits drinks.
Also you can buy rakhi thalis containing rakhi thread and other accessories required to perform puja.
If your brother is very trendy and has a style statement of his own then you can present him goggles, mobile cases, wallet, belt, watch, deodorant as rakhi gift.
Electronic Rakhi Gifts
If your brother is a complete technology freak then why not to give him something electronics. Check out your budget and then search online for range of electronic products. You can buy mobile phone, MP3 player, iPad, iPhone, set of?
Buy the lates DVDs or make the collection of songs and present this to your brother on this rakhi.
You can also buy T-shirts, jeans, or trouser or trouser piece for your brother.
Make Rakhi More Special With Heart-filled Rakhi Ideas
Collect the most memorable pictures of your and your sibling. Make a beautiful collage of this and give caption to each picture.
You can also use these pictures in the form of calender. Get these printed in the form of calender. Today is very easy. Go online and there are numerous such websites that can do this for you and that too free or at very less cost. Even you can make a photo album of this and present this to your sibling.
Pick one photo of two of you and get it printed on a mug or T-shit or pillow cover.
Brother can plan a whole day for sister. Enjoy movie and then a fantastic lunch or dinner exclusively for you two.
Take your sibling with your for his or her shopping. Set him or her free to buy a rakhi gift.
Flowers are unique way to express emotions. In morning send him or her a flower bouquet and start the day in a unique way.
Send rakhi sms to your sister or brother.
Delicious Food by You
Make her favorite recipe. Brother can give this surprise gift to his sister. This can be a great rakhi gift for your sister and she will remember it through out her life.
Rakhi is a day of love and emotion and make it more special with wonder rakhi gifts.