Traditional board games to quirky upcycled bags, these unconventional gifts are a great way to go eco-friendly this #RakshaBandhan. After all, there's no better gift for your loved one than a healthy, clean, and green planet!
My family and relatives plan get-togethers during major festivals. Each one of us sets aside time from our busy schedules to attend the event. Not only do we celebrate the occasion but also catch up with the latest happenings in each other’s lives. Raksha Bandhan is one such festival.
If you are here looking for Rakhis, we have some wonderfully unique options. From a single Rakhi to gift boxes, find everything to make your siblings feel loved, on The Better India Shop, here.
Being the elder sister, I like to give my younger siblings a different gift for the occasion each year. I’m inspired by my aunt, who goes to the effort of finding unique as well as useful gifts for us each year. With the festival not too far away, I’ve begun my search for “unique gifts for siblings”. From personal care baskets to board games and gadgets, I find that gifts can be as customised as you choose them.
If you’re in a similar dilemma, there 10 gift options can be perfect for your beloved brother or sister.
1. Board Games and toys
From toddlers to teenagers and even adults, who hasn’t enjoyed a board game? This time, ditch the usual ones for these unique alternatives. Whether you want to get your younger sister to care about the environment or wish to rediscover some ancient Indian games with her, we’ve got your back.
Is your cousin showing early signs of becoming a bookworm? Encourage their bibliophilia with a set of books from our curated collections. The books, with beautiful illustrations and compelling fables and bedtime stories, are perfect companions of their childhood. Buy them here.
For passionate writers or artists, nothing says love like stationery. Whether we fill every page in the diaries is a different question, but we would never say no to a beautiful book, pen, or even file keepers. The Better India Shop has books and pens, along with bookmarks, seed pencils, and gift boxes. So why not curate a hamper with a set of stationery items they will love?
4. Personal care gift hamper
Pamper your loved one with a hand-selected gift hamper to nourish their hair and skin. You can choose from a wide variety of shampoos and shampoo bars or beard oils, face packs, fash wash, and body wash. We also have chemical-free make-up products to choose from.
Shop for a range of personal care products, here.
5. Nuts and Chocolates
Traditionally, nuts and sweets are exchanged during this festival, but this time, you can go both organic and premium with this custom. Check out our range of nut mixes and dry fruit products, here, and delicious organic chocolates, here.
6. A travel experience
After watching the recent web-series, Tripling, I’m enthused to go on a road trip with my siblings. But my life is not a well-written script with a generous budget.
Would you like to go on a trip with your sibling or favourite cousin? Buy them a memorable travel experience from The Better India Shop!
Travel bags for the cousin who is all about wanderlust, handbags for the trendy one, laptop bags for those who take their work everywhere, and backpacks for those who carry too many things—bags come in various sizes and designs.
On The Better India Shop, they also come in sustainable, eco-friendly, and sometimes, upcycled material! Purchase from our wide range of bags, here.
8. Woodwork home decor
This Rakhi, help your cousin brighten their house with handcrafted tray sets, chai glasses, coasters or gorgeous hooks. The designs of these home decor products are unique and will add a pop of colour to their kitchens or rooms. Shop for the lattu products, here.
Add a trendy outfit to your sibling’s wardrobe this festive season. From hemp shirts to upcycled dresses, you can choose an eco-friendly gift that they are sure to love. We have a collection of ethnic wear, western wear, and accessories, all under one roof!
Get her some stylish and sustainable jewellery to go with the trendy outfits she flaunts. Not only will she be on the top of her fashion game, but also a planet hero! Hand-pressed flowers in trinkets and handcrafted silver items are just two of the many accessories on The Better India Shop.
Additionally, you can gift her stoles and scarves from our collection too. You can also block print a design on a dupatta instead and give her a unique gift! Here is a range of DIY dupatta designs you can gift your sister.
If you are still worried that your loved ones may not like what you have planned for them, simply gift them a gift card from The Better India. Let them make the choice!
(Edited by Shruti Singhal)
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