It is always nice to receive gifts, but getting unwanted presents which were given just for the heck of it do not deserve to be kept. Learn how to get rid of unwanted presents.
Re-Gift The Gift
You needn’t be always at the receiving end; you are also supposed to give gifts for holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries. You can use the gifts that have accumulated in your home, and re-gift it to others, instead of wasting money on buying them. Give it a new wrap and presto! Your present is all set to be gifted. However, remember not to re-gift to same person who gifted you in the first place.
Selling the unused presents is not a bad idea at all especially, when you are not losing a penny in putting it up for sale. When there is quite a lot of auctioning that is happening on the internet, why not try a hand at selling your things there. You can get your guilty conscience assuaged when you find your pockets heavy with the proceeds. If not an internet sale, you can go for a garage sale on a weekend. Making a pretty penny out of your unwanted gifts is better than disposing them in a garbage dump.
To remove those unwanted gifts, no other way is better than to donate it to charity organizations or NGOs. You can donate almost anything to charities as long as they are usable. Even if you won’t get any money, the feeling of reaching out to those who are less fortunate is something priceless. You can make yourself, as well as, the person who gifted it proud and happy by helping the needy.
Why not swap the gifts among friends? The flower vase that you didn’t want can be a noteworthy item for your friend, and if he/she is ready to give away the bread toaster for that, just don’t think twice, and swap it. You can hold such swap parties at your home, inviting your friends who face a similar problem of unwanted gifts.
If you are sure of the shop from where the gift was brought you can then exchange it for another one that will be more useful to you. You can give the information about the shop to your friend while you give a gift, so, if in case your friend doesn’t find the gift worthwhile, he/she has the liberty to exchange it.
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