Presenting Handmade Gifts – Suggestions for Handling Awkward Situations
Bestowing gifts has been in traditions of various cultures for several years. The people rejoice various celebratory events in the life and the gifts increase joy of these events. These are presented to express feelings towards the beneficiary. One can find various choices available in the market, but nowadays handmade gifts are favorite choices of many people to present due to the elegance and utilitarian value associated. However, sometimes gift giving or receiving can be an awkward situation and many people do not know how to handle this situation. To solve their problems, some suggestions are mentioned below.
If someone presents you lavish or expensive handmade gifts, you may want to do the same, but try avoiding this. The gift is bestowed to reflect the thoughts and spirits behind the present. You should appreciate that present genuinely and reciprocate in the spirit rather than amount. If a relative or friend of yours is sending thoughtful gifts, despite being in hardship, you should receive this with the same spirit and appreciate sincerely. If you anticipate the hardship of an individual, you can talk to that person candidly.
If you are receiving the same gift for years and do not enjoy it, you can talk to that presenter. You should convey your feelings and suggest starting a new tradition from this year. For example, if you receive a shirt every year, then you can say, “I have a closet full of shirts. It would be great to have a tie this year.” However, if you still receive the same gift, accept it with a genuine smile and be grateful. Many companies also bestow the same corporate gift every year, but they should avoid this and surprise receiver with something new.
Well, these are some common awkward situations which can occur while receiving or presenting handmade gifts. You can follow the suggestions to handle these situations.