If you're already planning the Christmas gifts you'll give to your friends and family members, you for sure get a big high five. By shopping early, you can be sure that you'll find what you want to give to each person. Plus, you won't have to battle crowded parking lots and craziness in stores.
Have you already made a list of what you'll be buying? If so, maybe you've already started shopping and you don't need any ideas at all. On the other hand, maybe you are looking for ideas that will make this Christmas the year that you give exceptionally unique gifts. If so, from purchasing first edition books signed by the author to selecting other special gifts, here are some ideas that might help you.
Purchase First Edition Signed Books -- Have you heard that a popular author will be signing first editions at a store in your area? If so, consider taking that opportunity to buy several of the books to give as gifts. For example, if you have somebody on your list who loves mysteries and you discover that his or her favorite author will be signing first editions of his or her latest novel, wouldn't that be an amazing gift to receive?
In many cases, the author might even be willing to write a short personal message to the recipient. For example, maybe you will have the opportunity to spend even a couple of minutes with the author. Tell him or her that the person who will be receiving the book has been reading his or her books for a very long time. The author might write something nice above the signature, or at least the recipient's name might be included in the message.
Whether there is a personal message or not, having a first edition signed copy of a book will more than likely make it a keepsake.
Other Unique Gifts -- Consider buying things that are created by hand. For example, if you go to a craft show, you might see a beautiful piece of pottery that is being created right before your eyes. Wouldn't it be fun to tell the recipient of the gift that you got to watch it being made, and that you thought of him or her when you saw it?
The same goes for even small gifts. For example, maybe you'll find bundles of hand-knitted dish rags or hand-embroidered handkerchiefs. The fact that they are one-of-a-kind will make the gift all the more special, won't it?
For more information on gifts, including books like the Pale Blue Dot First Edition, Signed, explore options in your area.Share
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