If you are tired of marching the malls looking for that perfect gift for that special someone in your life, try taking a trip to your local hardware store. Superstores are great, but hidden treasures can be found at your local mom and pop hardware store. Not only will you find items that are not available at the superstores but your purchases will help to support local small business.
Here is some great gift giving ideas for the D.I.Y person in your family. You can never go wrong with cordless tools. They come in a wide variety of sizes and voltages. No matter what the job is, cordless tools are going to make the job much easier to finish. There are also an endless amount of bits and specialty tools that you can purchase separately that make great stocking stuffers.
If you have purchased a bicycle for a child this year, you may want to pick up a bike repair pre-assembled tool kit. These allow the child to learn how to take care of their new bike and make the most standard repairs. After market items are available for most bikes like horns, lights safety tape and baskets are also available at your local hardware store. If your children are of age they have starter tool kits that are made for children that allow them to participate in D.I.Y projects around the house.
Another great gift idea is for the gardener in the house. Picking large water can and stuffing it with things like gloves, small gardening tools and seeds would bring a guaranteed smile to anyone with a green thumb’s face.
If you know that the person that you are seeking a present for enjoys their patio, there are an endless amount of items that make terrific gifts like; outdoor clocks, temperature gauges, barbeque tools, planters and ceramic novelty statutes.
These are just a few suggestions. One walk into your local hardware store and you will be amazed at what ideas you come up with for this gift giving season.