To choose gifts that will be appreciated and loved, always keep in mind the interests and tastes of the recipient. Here are some ideas for gifts for women and gifts for him that will be perfect for a special occasion.

Gifts for Women
Decor objects for the home are thoughtful gifts for women. Choose decorative objects to complement the decor style of your friend’s home. For the spring-summer, gifts for outdoor decorating are ideal. Lanterns, outdoor lamps along with candles are great outdoor gifts. A set of flameless candles is a wonderful hostess gift.

Beautiful vases make wonderful gifts for women. Along with a pretty vase, you can gift vase fillers and other decorative items. You can gift a colorful vase along with moss vase filler and faux branches. You can also choose a theme for your gift. A beach-themed gift of sand vase filler along with decorative sea objects like starfishes and sea sponges makes for a gorgeous gift.

Friends and family with a green thumb will appreciate gardening and landscaping gifts. Indoor plants and terrariums are also great gifts for women. Gardening enthusiasts will love gifts of attractive planters and seed packets or gorgeous flowering plants like orchids. Give the gift a personal touch by adding handwritten instructions on care of the plants and flowers.

Gifts for Men
Vintage board games are unique gifts for him. If your friend has cherished childhood memories of playing board games, delight him with vintage games. You can find vintage games on online sites and online auction sites. Choose board games with instructions on how to play the game.

For gadget lovers, electronics make the best gifts. You can gift practical gadgets like wireless headphones, rechargeable batteries and portable speakers. Laptop sleeves, cell phone skins and MP3 player cases are good gifts for him. Universal remotes that can control all home electronics are a great choice for men who love gadgets.

A bar set is easy to put together and makes a thoughtful gift. You can put together the set by including a couple of glasses and bottle of wine or fine Scotch. Personalize the set by monogramming the bar glasses. Add a few bar tools like jiggers and stirrers to the set and your gift is ready.

Author's Bio: 

Author Profile: James Lyndona is a certified interior designer and runs his own interior decoration consultancy. James especially loves decorating a home in wooden furniture and believes that nothing gives a home as warm and cozy a touch as all-wood furniture and decor.
James loves reading up on new design ideas, and has a special interest in space saving techniques. Here he writes about gifts for him and gifts for women.