Diwali is the biggest festival that is celebrated in India. Gifting is an integral part of such celebrations. To this end many of us have long lists and till all the entries in the list are struck out we suffer from varying degrees of stress. We have already compiled a list of Kanjak gifts. Here is what fascinated us as unique but affordable gifts for Diwali:
Vegetable chopper – Kitchen appliances are very popular items as Diwali gifts and it is back to basics for many of us. We are being present to the potential of home cooked food. To make cooking easier, an electronic vegetable chopper may come very handy. It is a compact device that is on offer from various brands and is widely available at any appliance store.
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Room heaters – Given the distinct nip in the air, winters are around the corner. Thus room heaters are very useful gifts. They come at very compact designs and at a wide range of prices.
Bluetooth speakers – These are cool devices, compact, pretty and functional devices. New in the market, wireless speakers are extremely convenient appliance that may be a hit with the young and old.
Wine bottles – What is a festival without responsible drinking? Wines are not only moderate on alcohol content but have a host of health benefits if consumed in regulated doses. This may be a great gift for people who enjoy their drink.
Wine racks – A host of wine bottle holders are available. These not only help in storing wine but also given the aesthetic designs, serve as décor pieces. Can be a very suitable gift for people who regularly entertain guests at home.
Fancy playing cards – Given the host of card parties that do the rounds of Delhi social circuit since about a month prior to Diwali, fancy playing cards may be great gifts for the season.
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Fitness bands – Fitness should be a way of life every single day. To encourage good health among dear ones, fitness bands can be a great gifting option. These were earlier available in dull black. However, they now come in a host of attractive colours and designs.
Edible seeds – To continue the fitness trend, a fitness band can be accompanied by a pack of edible seeds. These now come in interesting combinations that are healthy as well as tasty.
Food items – If health gifts are not your thing, you can pick up packs of nachos that come with interesting dips. To satisfy the sweet craving, caramelized pop corn packs may be a welcome replacement to sohan papri.
Potted plants – Go green in pretty pots. A host of indoor plants are available in pretty planters at various Diwali fairs. Not only is it a responsible gift, but aptly conveys your wishes for good health and happiness to your family and friends.
Wooden tea light holders: A lot of product designers are experimenting with wood and creating beautiful stuff that can be a diwali gift and/or can be used as a home decor item. We spotted this beautiful wooden tea light holder at the Blind School Diwali Mela 2016
Hand painted Diyas and lamps – We left the best for the last. These beautifully painted Diyas not only make great gifts but are tempting collectibles. They shout out – Happy Diwali!