When it comes to presents and gift-giving, it's always the thought that matters most. That's why crafting personalised gifts for the special people in your life makes Christmas time so much more enjoyable.
If you're stuck for ideas on what to get your friends and family for Christmas, we've got you covered. Make Badges has a wide range of personalised gifts and Christmas decorations to make your gift-giving period as simple and stress-free as possible.
In a rush to get your gifts delivered quickly? 2 business day expedited production is available, meaning you’ll be able to receive your customised presents in time for December 25th!
Why you should create a personalised gift for your loved ones
Personalised gifts are unique, thoughtful and come from the heart. They show that you care about the person you are giving the gift to and have put time and effort into finding or making something special just for them.
Personalised gifts come in so many different products, variations and styles to suit the interests of the person you are giving the gift to. It could be as simple as personalised keyrings, personalised magnets, Christmas ornaments, or badges.
1. A personalised gift shows that you care
There's no better way to show someone how much value they hold in your life and how meaningful they are to you than through something personal. A gift tailored to someone's specific interests demonstrates to them that you are willing to put in the extra effort to make them feel special.
2. A personalised gift is unique
Another reason to create a personalised gift for your loved one is that it will be entirely unique to them. No one else in the world will have a gift that is exactly like theirs, which makes it that whole lot more special. When you put thought into what they would like and then create it yourself, they'll know how much value they truly hold in your world.
3. A personalised gift is meaningful
There's no truer way to speak from the heart than through a custom, personalised gift. Your loved one will know you put thought and effort into your present, and they will cherish it all the more because of it.
Personalised gift ideas
With Christmas fast approaching, it's a great time to start planning what you'll be placing under the tree this year. Personalised magnets and keyring gifts of all shapes and sizes are perfect, thoughtful presents for any friend or family member, as well as office presents for Kris Kringle and Secret Santa.
Now that you know all the reasons why you should create a personalised gift for your loved one, it's time to start thinking about what you're going to make for them. If you're stuck for ideas, we've got a few suggestions to get you started.
Photos of loved ones
Photos are always a great place to start when it comes to personalised gifts. Sharing a cherished photo through a customised present is the perfect way of reliving loved memories and good times.
You could create a personalised keyring, ornament or even a personalised magnet with a special photo and Christmas message. If you're feeling crafty, you could pair it alongside a scrapbook full of memories and pictures for your loved one to cherish.
Photos of kids or grandkids
If your mum is in need of a new magnet for her fridge, why not give her an extra-special personalised magnet with a photo of her kids? Or a personalised keyring so she smiles whenever she reaches for her keys?
Small, thoughtful items are a perfect, often forgotten ways to show someone just how much you care for them. They can then hold the ones they love dearly close, through seasonal and everyday household items like decorations, magnets, mugs, badges and keyring gifts.
Photos of your beloved pets
For all the animal lovers out there, personalised gifts with photos of your pets are an absolute must. They make for great Christmas gifts, birthday presents and even 'just because' gifts to show your pet-obsessed friends and family just how much you care about them and their fur-babies.
Your animal lover pals will be able to hold their furry, feathered or scaly friends close at all times through a personalised present.
How to personalise your keyring with Make Badges
Once you've chosen the perfect photo for your personalised keyring, it's time to start creating.
With Make Badges, personalising your magnet, Christmas ornament or keyring gifts is easy. Simply upload your favourite photo, add text and jazz it up however you would like to create a gift that's truly unique. If you're stuck on how to make the best personalised gift you possibly can, have a look at our video tutorials. These will walk you through how to use Make Badge's design studio step-by-step.
If you're a creative mastermind and want even more free-reign on your personalised keyring or magnet design,Canva is great for creating custom designs to a professional-looking standard. Canva allows you to fully customise images into something unique and special. If you'd like to try your hand at graphic design, there are endless free templates and designs to help you create something truly unique.
When it comes to design, Adobe is your best friend. Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are two great platforms for creating custom designs for presents including personalised keyrings, personalised magnets, badges and decorations. Make Badges has a wide range of existing templates to help you achieve the perfect sizing and measurement requirements for your gift.
When it comes to holiday shopping, personalised gifts are the way to go. Not only do they show that you took the time and effort to craft something unique, but they also have a special meaning to the recipient. No matter what you choose, adding your personal touch will set your gift world apart and be truly cherished by your loved ones. Ditch the generic novelty socks this Christmas and go for something personalised – your friends and family will thank you for it!
Get in touch with our team to learn more about making the perfect custom Christmas gift.