e all know that a great gift creates memories. That’s why we spend a lot of time finding the perfect gift even for the hard to shop for guy. We look at gift guides, read review posts of personalized jewelry, and so on. In this post, I tell the story about the best gift I received for Christmas as a teenager. Read my story as it might give you ideas to get the best gift ever for someone you deeply care about.
- A Great Holiday Season to All My Readers
- A Genius Gift Resonances with the Interests of the Gift Receiver
- Take-home Message from my Best Christmas Gift as a Teenager
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A Great Holiday Season to All My Readers
First, I want to wish you and yours a great holiday season! I hope you have a great relaxing time whatever you do on this day. Having a cup of Choco and sitting in front of the tree, watching the snow falling outside while munching cookies or eating stolen, or even watching the aurora dancing in the sky. Just have a great, peaceful, wonderful day with your loved ones.
I don’t know about your family’s traditions, but we tell stories about awesome, happy situations from the past. Thus, I will share one with you.
A Genius Gift Resonances with the Interests of the Gift Receiver
We never wrote gift lists back then. Typically my mom asked what we would like to have. We were allowed to pick one item. All other pieces were clothing or other “everyday” things that had to be replaced anyhow.
I don’t recall what I had chosen back then. It doesn’t play a role as the unexpected gift was the best Christmas gift I ever got from my parents when I was a teenager. It was a big box with different tongs, a pair of metal scissors, silver colored wire, beads and an instruction how to make fashion jewelry.
I immediately started being my own jewelry designer in my head. When we were allowed to leave the family table, I started immediately making my ideas reality. I was hooked. I loved making fashion jewelry so much that I ran out of material before the New Year started!
Where Did All the Childhood Things Go?
I would love to show you a piece I made back then. I hope that’s not as bad as the lack of water that killed the Christmas spirit. Unfortunately, I don’t have any of the jewelry anymore. Like the dolls, stuffed animals, clothing, bags, watches and other things I had in my childhood, also the things I had as a teenager, the fashion jewelry pieces were just gone one day. Why is that? However, below is a sketch of the very first piece I made.
What pieces of your childhood or that you had as a teenager do you remember and have no idea where they went? What was the best gift you got as a child, teenager, or lately? Just curious.
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Take-home Message from my Best Christmas Gift as a Teenager
Ask yourself what does this person love to do? What’s the hobby? And work from there. I hope this story inspired you. If not, you can always give an evergreen gift. And remember, jewelry is more than an old standby.
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Again, have a great, peaceful holiday season.
Photos: G. Kramm
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