Interesting Ideas for the perfect Holi Bash

Updated: Mar 17, 2011, 13:56 PM IST

Have lots of fun with your family and friends and select an appropriate Holi gift for them. These gifting ideas are also suitable for office. Always remember, price of the gift is not the most important factor it is the feelings behind the gift that matters the most!

• A gift should be selected keeping in mind the relation you share with the recipient.

• For dear ones staying far off, Holi gifts can be send through post through online shopping site. You can also send a Holi card to share the feeling of the festival.

• List out all the people and the type of Holi gift you wish to present to them.

• Decide your budget and then decide for a beautiful gift accordingly.

• A very special gift should be presented to make it the most cherished possession.

• If possible get to know about the likes and dislikes of the recipients. This makes your tasks simpler.

• You can also impress the receiver simply by gifting things, which they have been craving for months.

Holi Gifts

Mithai / Sweets/ Chocolates: Sweets always go with the festival mood in India. To enliven the spirit of the Holi festival gift your dear ones a box of sweets like gujjiya. It is the most popular and favourite gift of Holi. A chocolate box can also be presented which is an all time favourite gift item.

Apparels: In India, people love to gift clothes on different festivals. At the time of Holi, special saree called Dandia can be gifted to married daughters. `Lakhnavi Chikankari` kurtas/kurtis can be gifted both to men and women and make a wonderful gift option for your sweetheart. Beautifully designed suits, skirts and shirts also fall in the category of Holi gift options.

Dry Fruits: Any moment can be made special with dry fruits as a gift. Dry fruits fall in the category of classy gift items. Pack the dry fruits in a designer box to make a lasting impression.

Holi Colour Pack: An attractive Holi colour pack symbolizes the importance of colours and the spirit of the festival. These days Holi colour packs are readily available in the marker. These usually include magical colours, sprays, gulal, water colours and balloons.

Cassettes and CDs: To bring in the fun and verve to the festival gift a cassette or CD of special Holi songs.

Holi Gift Hampers: A huge variety of Holi gift hampers are available in the market. These hampers consists of beautifully designed trays with sweets, idol of Lord Krishna, diyas, gulal, abeer etc.

Wall or Door Hangings: Wall Hangings are always considered a good gift item to be presented on a festive occasion. For Holi, wall hangings of Lord Ganesha or Lord Krishna is a good option. Traditionally crafted door hangings can also be gifted as people love to adorn their houses on festivals.

Gifts for Kids: If you wish to get closer to the naughty kid`s heart then water gun sprinklers, masks and coloured hats is what you should think of. These gifts will be cherished by children and will immediately make you their favourite!

Holi Gifts for Girlfriend: Drench your girlfriend in the spirit of Holi by gifting her a sweet and romantic gift item. A chocolate box teamed with the famous Lucknowi Chikan Kurta is an ethnic and heart touching Holi gift for the special lady in your life. You can also gift your sweetheart a teddy bear, jewellery box or a stylish necklace set.

Holi Gifts for Boyfriend: Gift your boyfriend something special this Holi and make him feel loved! An interesting Holi Gift idea for your dashing boyfriend could be an ethnic Kurta Pyajama set. Besides, you can go for accessories like wallets, bracelets and cufflinks. Chocolates, dry fruits and sweets are always an open Holi Gift option for him.