There are times when we may need to draw a list of people and consider their favorite things to be able to pick a gift that brings a wide grin on the face. But then, there are also people who fall under the 'hard-to-buy-for' bracket. Have you ever faced this problem of wandering in gift shops looking for the right stuff and finally ending up with nothing?
There are times when you face the weirdest of situations. You may want to gift your friend a home décor accessory but then you realize he/she stays in a small room. You may want to gift him/her any kind of clothing item, but then you realize he/she has no interest in fashion! That sure does make things difficult.
A gift certificate is an ideal gift idea when you are not really sure what can be given. However, it is not very personalized, but you can always purchase it from his/her favorite store. In this manner, the person who receives the gift certificate will get to shop for things he/she needs or really wants.
Even then, you will need to be closely aware of his/her basic interests or hobbies that will give you a clue to what kind of gift certificate you should pick.
If the person is too busy with his/her work schedule, you can gift the person a well-deserved break. Take him/her to a luxurious spa to pamper the mind, body, and soul. You can also plan for some fitness sessions and gift the person a membership at the local gym.