What Do I Want For Christmas 2018? – Gift Ideas For Everyone

What Do I Want For Christmas - Gift Ideas

What Do I Want For Christmas 2018?

Every year I asked myself the same question. I hope you are also doing the same. A few years back I had no idea what to do and what to buy during Christmas. So, I write all the ideas in my personal diary.

Last years I bought a lot of things and this year I have a lot of plan in my minds. This year I already bought this awesome National Tree Crestwood Spruce Garland with Silver Bristle, Cones, Red Berries and 50 Clear Lights.

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Now, If you are thinking what can you during Christmas, don’t worry. In this post, I am gonna tell you what I will do and what I will buy during this Christmas. Here I have made a list for gifting purposes or buying for yourself.

Did you Know?

More than two billion people celebrate Christmas which makes it about 32 percent people of the entire population. And with Christmas, comes the exchange of gifts.

I think night and day what to give to our loved ones. As there is a wide range of gifts available in the market, we often get lost.

One way to get lost and buy gifts that don’t meet the expectation is to ask the people you would like to give a gift what they want.

If you have a sister like I have who says, “Give me this dress or that mobile, dear brother!” then you are lucky. On the other hand, having a brother like me who doesn’t clearly state or say something vague like ‘Whatever’, that’s when it gets tricky.

So, to help you out a bit, here is the list of  gifts ideas for Christmas 2018.

What Do I Want For Christmas? – Gift Ideas For Everybody


What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For The Traveler:

Our whole family loves to travel. And we are in love with Christmas as well. On this occasion, I asked my mother to question herself, “What do I want for Christmas?” She said without much delay, a travel experience. That is how it was settled. We concluded that we will gift ourselves a tour. Now, for that tour, there are a wide variety of gifts we will love to receive.


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There was a day when backpacks were considered boring.

Not anymore. Brands such as American Tourister, Wildcraft, Skybags etc. have brought nothing less than a revolution in this field. Nowadays, backpacks have excellent designs, funky prints, and an amazing quality. Brands use load reduction technologies so we can carry even the heavy loads with ease. These are best suited for someone who wants to travel with a lighter load.

Scratchable World Map:

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This particular gift is on my top priority list when it comes to Christmas gifts. When I scratch out the countries on the map where I have traveled, it gives me a joy that is not replaceable with anything else. You can also frame the map and hang it on the wall to cherish it.


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Who does not love headphones? My sister surely does. I too love them, but for a different reason. I tend to sleep while on the journey. Be it on a plane, or a car. The surrounding sounds disturb in that. So, that is when a noise canceling headphone such as Bose QuietComfort 25 becomes the best friend.

Also If your son is a Gamer then you can buy a gaming headset for him. My friend has written a great post of gaming headset under 100 for PS4, xbox one.

Amazon Kindle:

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I am a big fan of the good old books. The scent of the pages, the texture, the book weight in my hand, these experiences are out of the world because I am an avid reader. However, I can not deny the fact that on travels, you can not take the books with you always. That is why Amazon Kindle is a great option. This is an amazing gift idea for anyone who loves to read. Don’t have one yet? Well, go out there and buy yourself a Kindle device.

There are four different models you can select. They are Kindle E-Reader, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Voyage, and KIndle Oasis.

Kindle E-Reader: 

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This is the basic model of the Amazon Kindle device. As you can imagine, it is also the least expensive one. It has a six inches screen with built-in Wi-Fi.

Kindle Paperwhite:

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The Kindle Paperwhite device has six inches High-resolution display (300 pixels per inch). In addition, it has built-in light and Wi-Fi.

Kindle Voyage:

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Kindle Voyage is another great option to consider. The device has a six inches high-resolution display with 300 pixels per inch. Also, it has built-in Wi-Fi, adaptive built-in light, and PagePress sensors. The battery lasts you for weeks.

Kindle Oasis:

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This one is a premium model and the best Kindle device out there. It also comes with a six inches high-resolution display with 300 pixels per inch and built-in Wi-Fi. In addition, it also has a leather charging cover. The battery performance is outstanding. It lasts for months without the need to recharge.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For  Fitness Enthusiasts:

Some people eat fitness, drink fitness, and breathe fitness. Their days revolve around proper diet chart and ideal fitness regime. You have such a person in your family as well, right? You would want to give them gifts that are fitness related. They will love it.

Fitness Tracker:

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The fitness tracker is one of the best gift ideas for the fitness enthusiasts. The device lets them track their activities all the time. In addition, they can also learn the calory amount they burnt in a day. This helps them to plan even better. However, check if they already have one before you buy the gift.

Gym Clothes: 

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When you wear something good, you feel confident. That transforms into your better productivity. So, gift them quality gym clothes set and see them delighted. Although you should always know the right size so that they fit properly.

Vegetable Slicer:

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You have to eat right to keep yourself healthy. Fitness enthusiasts swear by vegetables and fruits. Give them a vegetable slicer to make their work easier. You can find a wide range of products that you can not go wrong here.

Air Fryer:

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An air fryer reduces the oil amount used to cook food by using air. As a result, fries made in air fryer is healthy. Give a fitness enthusiast an air fryer so that they can enjoy fries without compromising on their health.

Fruit and Vegetable Juicer:

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Fruits and vegetables are the healthiest among all the foods. When you are in a hurry, even their juices do you a great favor. You need a juicer for that exact purpose. Give them a juicer so they can keep eating healthy and stay fit.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For The DIY Lovers:

There are many people who love to any work by themselves. In fact, there always has been. And these days, that world has a name, the DIY world. The DIY lovers always want to make unique things and items for their home and family, as well as everyone else. So, it will be an excellent idea to gift them the necessary items so that they can keep building new things.

DIY Kit:

You can easily find many prepared DIY kits out in the market. Be it a wall decorator kit, or a dream catcher kit. You can even go a bit further and buy an unconventional DIY Kit that will catch everyone’s attention.

DIY Tool:

You can gift them DIY tools that will be extremely useful to them. These do not always mean power tools either.

Glue Gun:

The glue gun is a great DIY tool. It helps a person to attach things together with a glue stick. The glue is water resistant, stronger and longer lasting than the normal glue.

IsoCore Hammer:

The IsoCore hammer is another good option to consider. It has a shock control system and comes with an insulated sleeve. As a result, they absorb most of the shock and vibration that comes from a blow. It gives four times lesser shock and vibration when compared to wood handle hammers.

Other DIY Tools:

A saw is a nice DIY tool to gift if the person is working on some project involving wood and wood products. It cuts the wood with exceptional precision. In addition, screwdrivers, pliers, and drills make very good tools on a carpentry work.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For Pet Lovers:

This is probably the most beautiful gift for anyone in Christmas. However, it is also a tricky one. At this time of the year,  many adopt pets at a massive rate than other times. Although many times it ends up badly. Before you gift someone a pet, you need to carefully think about quite a few factors.


Getting a pet is a responsibility in itself. You have to look after as your own family. So, think about it. Who are you buying this gift for? Your family? Or a friend maybe? Are they ready for the responsibility? Talk with them thoroughly. If they are not ready, do not gift them a pet.

Presence of Children:

Consider the presence of children in the house the pet will come. Also, see if the pet such as a cat or a dog is easy around the children. Only then go on with the gift.


Pet fur and dander create some nasty allergies. It can have a serious health risk to many people. Check beforehand if someone has the allergies. If they have, you know what to do.


With pets, come quite a few costs. First of all, there is the adoption cost. In addition, you need to get the pet vaccinated, and regular check ups by the veterinarian should be done. Also, there is the food cost and grooming costs that you need to consider. In short, there are a lot of costs. The person should be ready to bear them in order to have a pet.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For Tech Enthusiasts:

Mobile phones, laptops, and many other gadgets are a part and parcel of the modern world. There are some people who are crazy about them. These people are known as tech enthusiasts or geeks. If you have a tech enthusiast in your family and/or friend circle, gift them a gadget they love.

Mobile Phones and Laptops:

Mobile phones and laptops are the top choices to gift a tech enthusiast. However, there is a huge product amount out there in the market. So, if you are new in this territory, you will no doubt feel lost. In that case, consult the person you will give it to about the specifications. However, do it in a way so that they do not know you are planning to gift the very same person.

The Anti-theft and Solar Powered Backpack:

The solar powered backpack is another fantastic gift option to consider. The backpack also has an anti-theft feature that adds to its benefits. It is equipped with a USB port. In addition, it also has a solar panel. These two together lets you charge your mobile phone on the go. In that way, you will never suffer a low battery problem on your phone. This is the ideal backpack for travelers. Another amazing feature is that the backpack only uses solar energy. So, there is no pollution threat either.

3D Printers: 

Your tech enthusiast friend will be delighted if you gift him or her a 3D printer. This printer lets you replicate virtually anything. Apart from all the usefulness, it is so much fun as well. The earlier versions of 3D printers produced objects that are fragile. These printers were also prone to breakage. But nowadays they use metals as the base and has eliminated this problem. The replicated products are sturdy and do not break easily either. Nowadays even mobiles, provided it is a smart phone, can be replicated on 3D printers.

Computer Games and Mobile games:

There was a time when I loved to play games. So, if you have a gamer friend, just gift him or her a game. But be sure to check what type of games does he or she like to play. You can find many great games online and offline, you can not get wrong here.

In the recent days, mobiles games such as Pokemon Go has also garnered popularity. So, now you have even better chances of finding games your gamer friend will love.

The Motorized Stand/Sit Computer Desk:

In today’s digital world, many people just work sitting on their office desk day after day, month after month. Even when they come back home, they are sitting with their laptops and desktops. This continuous sitting can harm a person’s health very much and cause various health problems such as a backache and Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT.

To solve this problem the motorized stand/sit computer desk can be a solution. It lets you adjust the table height as per your convenience. You can work on this table even while standing. It also deals with many health issues related to posture by correcting it.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For TV Fanatics:

You are already thinking you should gift the TV fanatics a TV, right? You can not be more wrong. There are quite a few gifts you can give to them.

Netflix Membership And/or Netflix Gift Card:

If your TV fanatic friend or family member does not have a Netflix membership gift them one. They will surely love it. In addition, you can also gift them a Netflix gift card in case they already have a membership.

Star War Themed Merchandise:

A person who is a TV fanatic and someone who is not a Star War fan is a rare combination to find. The Star Wars Death Star Toaster, therefore, is a fantastic gift choice. Also, you can give the Darth Vader Tooth Saber Toothpick to maintain their hygiene while enjoying a Sar War merchandise. Another great option would be the Sphero Star Wars BB-8 droid. This droid hears and reacts to your every word via its Bluetooth technology. There is hardly a better gift.

Other Famous Movie and TV Show Merchandise:

Along with Star Wars, many other movies and Tv shows have their own merchandise that anyone will love. Harry Potter, The Lord of The Rings, Game of Thrones etc. are some popular choices to select from.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For The Craft Lovers:

Craft lovers are people who like to craft things via sewing, knitting, and so on. It is almost identical to the DIY work as many of these skills are needed there as well. I am really bad at crafting, however, I wait for the day when I will be good at it.

Thread or Yarn:

Threads and yarns are very important things to craft lovers. A wide range of color, texture, and sizes are available for threads. Just check beforehand what work type is that thread is supposed to be used. Threads are sometimes interchangeably termed as yarn or wool.


You can also gift needles to a craft lover this Christmas. They come in almost every size and shape. Every craft work needs a different needle and thus it is very hard to determine what type would be ideal without knowing the task. In case you are not sure, buy a whole set.

Design Books:

Working on the exact same design every time is pretty boring. That is why craft lovers always need new designs and patterns. This is where a design book can come in handy. Gift one to your craft lover family or friend and see them in delight.

Yarn Bowl:

A yarn bowl does not the yarns fall into the floor. Buy a wooden one if possible for your family and/or friend, as they look really elegant.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For The Artist:

Every family or friend circle has a friend who is a painter. Give that person a gift to hone their talents even more.

Painting Equipment:

Painting equipment such as paint, palettes, brushes, and easels are all the necessary equipment for any artist. Gift them any of these things, or take a step further, and gift them the whole set. There will not be a better gift they would think of.

Coloring Books:

Of course, this one is primarily for children. However, coloring books for adults are also available on the market now. They are generally used for relieving stress and relaxation purpose.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For The Writer:

The writers usually have their own world. You can give them gifts to fit into that world.

Books On Writing:

As a writer, I know how much help a sound tip and/or inspiration do. You can give them books that will help with their writing and will motivate them on writing and in life. Some of the examples are On Writing by Stephen King, Bird by Bird by Ann Lamott, The War of Art by Stephen Pressfield, and On Writing Well by William Zinsser.

Pen And Paperweight:

A pen is a great gift for any writer. They can use it to what they do the best, write. Also, if they have a published book, they can use the pen to sign their books on book tours and events.

Paperweights are also useful to writers for keeping all those manuscripts and papers on the place on their writing table.


A notebook with a personal touch is great for writers to take down notes whenever an idea hits. Also, they can plan their work schedule with the notebook. You can even go up a notch and gift them an aqua notes idea. This notebook has waterproof pads. So you can write even when you are in the bathroom.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For The Book Lover:

This is where I get greedy while writing this post. I just love books. In fact, I am so obsessed with them that I don’t even borrow anyone my books lest any harm is caused to them. Of course, you can gift a book lover a book (or a book series), but there are so many, so I would leave that out. Kindle is another good option, but as we have talked about it before, let’s see some other unconventional gift ideas for book lovers.


Bookmarks are a useful item for book lovers. I personally have a lot of them. These days, bookmarks are getting funkier, have great designs, and are sure so much fun.


Bookends these days have so many options to choose from. You can not go wrong with these.

Hollow Book Safe:

Hollow book safes are really awesome. They have a stylish outer cover and you can store a lot of stuff inside them. What more does a book lover ask for?

Book Merchandise:

A book merchandise is any book lovers top priority concerning gifts. Be it a Harry Potter scarf, or a The Lord of The Rings Ring, or a Game of Thrones merchandise, these are pieces worth dying for.

Personal Embosser:

A Personal embosser lets you emboss your name on every book you own. In that way, you can brand them as your own property. How awesome is that? Give it to a book lover and they will always be thankful.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For The Board Game Enthusiast:

I used to love board games. Many of my friends still do. If you have a friend who is a board game lover, you can gift him a board game. Like any other games, the board game is also divided into various categories. However, to know what game your friend already has is sometimes difficult. So, it is better to gift them accessories that are used in board games. You can not make a mistake here.

Cloth Bags: 

Board games have to be stored somewhere when not in use. You can gift them a cloth bag to store the dice, cards, and other materials of board games in one place. From solid colored to multi colored, your options here are endless.

Dice Rolling Tray:

Dice rolling trays are a great gift option when dice games are involved. The dice do not roll over to any place with its help. In addition, these trays are mostly lined with felt. As a result, the dice do not make much noise either.

Index Cards:

Sounds a little weird, right? Bear with me. You might find this gift idea funny, but a person who loves board games would not. There are many games that feature a score card. Naturally, over the time they are used. So, a blank white index card will serve a board game in many ways.

Board Game Organizer:

Board game organizers face the weariness due to time and usage in general. If you gift a board game organizer to them, it will be really useful to them.

All of the aforementioned gifts might seem too small and unimportant to you. However, if you feel that way, you can buy all of them and gift them as a set. The person receiving it will be way too happy.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For Mother:

Our mothers take all the care of us round the year, every single day. It is our responsibility to gift them something very special this Christmas.

Give Her A Day Off:

Now, this is probably the best gift you can give to your mother. She works all the year with no holidays. Give her a holiday she deserves. On this Christmas, for a day, do not let her cook, or wash, or do the dusting, alright, you got the point. You do all of that. And send her on a day out with her friends and let her enjoy.

Gift Her A Spa Trip:

Book a spa trip for her. Let her get the best massage available, along with other health treatments. Pamper her with the spa experience.

Send Her On A Date:

With your dad, of course. I’m kidding. Oftentimes, mothers bury their own emotions and needs in order to care for us. Send her and your father on a romantic date on a place they both love. They will really cherish this gift throughout their lives.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For Father:

Fathers are often neglected as we become too busy selecting gifts for our mother. Do not make the same mistake.

Pre-Made Brewing Kit:

Who does not love a good drink? Your father is no exception. Some people love to brew their own beer at home. If your father is one of those people, then give him a pre-made brewing kit to let him make his own beer. He will surely be delighted.

Adventure Sports:

This one is for all the fathers who love adventures. Gift your father a certification course on scuba diving. Along with that, you can also gift him an experience on sky diving, paragliding, horse riding, wind surfing, and other adventure sports of the sorts. These will be a lifetime experience for your father.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For Kids:

Kids are the ones who are always among the most excited about Christmas. There are quite a few gifts you can give your kids this Christmas. Of course, you should analyze what the child likes before you gift them something.

Pottery Making:

Pottery making course is an option for the creative ones. Enroll your kid in a course and watch his or her creativity flow.


Painting classes are another great gift for your creative kid. Enrolling your kid in a painting class is one of the best gifts they will ever wish for.

Musical Instruments:

Musical instruments are another amazing option. Be it a guitar, a keyboard, a piano, or some other musical instrument is going to be a reason for happiness for your kid. You can even step up a notch and get him or her in a music class.

Gym Membership:

If you have a kid who is health conscious, getting them a gym membership is a very good Christmas gift. It will make healthy as well as happy.

Outdoor Activities:

Outdoor activities are excellent gift options for your adventurous kid. Rock climbing is among the top ones in this list.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For Her:

When buying gifts for a female person on Christmas, you have way more choices than when buying gifts for a male person. On the other hand, you can often feel lost with a vast range of gift choices.


A pendant, a necklace, or an earring, all of it make amazing Christmas gifts for women. After all, women have a soft corner for jewelry.


Women have another soft corner for makeup. Be it a lipstick, nail polish, eyeliner, or something else, your choices are literally endless here.

Gift Hampers:

Gift hampers are another brilliant gift option. Choose one that has creams, body lotions, and soaps filled in it. This gift will do wonders even with someone you know very little.

What Do I Want For Christmas? Gift Ideas For Him:

As I said before, gift options for men are much lesser than women. However, there are still quite a few gifts you can give them.


Accessories are a fantastic option to gift men. Ties, belts, scarves, wallets, and sunglasses top this list. You can choose either one depending on what your friend of family likes.

Funky Gifts:

Carcases, coffee mugs with engraved funny or quirky quotations fall in this category.


Pen drives, power banks, mobiles, and much more come under this category. Gift these to your gadget freak friend or family member and he will love you forever.

Cuff Links:

Cufflinks are a sophisticated gift choice. However, be sure to check beforehand if the person wears cuff links at all.

Other Gifts:

Sweaters, key chains, and socks are some other gift options you can give your male acquaintance this Christmas.

So, these are the gift ideas you can look for this Christmas for your loved ones. Time to wrap up the article. I hope it was thoroughly helpful as well as enjoyable.

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