One of my favorite stocking fillers/thoughtful gifts is to give Personalised Gift Vouchers.
These allow me to give the gift of my help/services or something for a later date that I couldn’t quite give them on the day. Also they are a great way of showing that you care and know what they REALLY want for Christmas because lets be honest, as a parent sometimes I just want free babysitting or a tidy house!
Here are some cute ideas for things you can “Give” on your vouchers.
Voucher ideas from the Kids
- Chore vouchers
- Breakfast in bed
- Washing the car
- Letting you lie in
- Taking the dog for a walk
- 1 Hour’s worth of silence (this is basically a golden ticket)
Vouchers ideas from the Adults
- Romantic dinner
- Day off without the kids
- “Mummy, Daddy time” *wink wink*
- Breakfast in bed (who doesn’t love that)
- IT help for the grandparents
- New date idea (e.g. dancing, seeing a show – something you’ve not done before)
- Shopping spree (the budget would go in the T & C’s :p)
I usually create my own design specific to the person/situation but this is a basic Christmas template if you’re not very crafty or are a little pressed for time. Also I learned the lesson of putting Terms & Conditions on mine – I gave an hour of secretarial duties to my dad (basic computer stuff and bookkeeping) three years ago and he is still re-using it because “there is no end date” and I didn’t “specify if it was just one hour or if it was several uses of under an hour” – The man should have been a lawyer I swear! – I learned my lesson so don’t make the same mistake!
I have included three different versions of the design: simple block colours, the main gift voucher complex design and a black and white line only version for the kids to colour in or draw pictures on (which is a good Christmas craft for them too!)
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You may also want to Make Your Own Letters from Santa which also has a free printable or check out the “Freebies” category to see some Winter Gift Labels too!