Clutter Free Gift Ideas!

Clutter Free Gift Ideas!

How much clutter is in your home?

“The average American home has 300,000 items inside it“, according to becomingminimalist.com.

That’s a lot of stuff!

The definition of clutter is “a collection of things lying about in an untidy mass“.

Verywellmind.com says that “while accumulating a few extra possessions may not seem like a big deal, clutter can actually have a negative impact on your mental health. Clutter can increase stress levels, make it difficult to focus, take a toll on relationships, and more“.

It’s no surprise that receiving gifts over the holidays, can contribute to clutter in the home.

Gift giving is a kind gesture and part of the holiday experience, right?


Gifts Create Clutter!

Clutter Free Gift Ideas!Sometimes the holidays can be overwhelming for people who already have enough stuff.

As a person trying to avoid clutter, you could always go the “no gift” route by speaking to gift-giving loved ones, and setting clear boundaries.

As a gift giver, we wouldn’t want to contribute to someone else’s clutter situation.

The question is, is there a way to create a happy holiday experience without all the “stuff”?

Yes, there are different ways you can give gifts without cluttering someone else’s home.

One way to reduce the clutter of gift giving, is by giving the gift of service.

For friends or family outside the home, you could offer to do yard work, babysit, pet sit, or someone to a nice lunch.

Within your own household, you could do the dishes, vacuum or do laundry for a week.

You could wash or even detail your loved one’s car.

Who doesn’t like a nice clean car?


Offer Clutter Free Experiences!

If the gift of service isn’t your thing, why not express your love by purchasing clutter-free experiences?

Watch the video for ideas!


Clutter Free Gift Ideas:

  1. AirBnB
    AirBnb has unique places to stay from local hosts anywhere in the world.
  2. Movie Tickets
    Going to the movies is fun and you can get gift cards at Fandango.
  3. Streaming Services
    Do you friends like to stay home and veg out? Buy a gift card from streaming services such as Netflix or Hulu.
  4. Local Cooking or Art Classes
    A cooking or art class is a great idea for anyone who already loves to cook and wants to learn new skills or for the beginner who wants to learn how.
  5. Spa Wellness Card
    This card gives you access to services like facials, manicures, pedicures, massages, haircuts, and wellness retreat getaways.
  6. Concerts
    Do you have friends that go to concerts non-stop? They might appreciate a concert gift card. Ticketmaster
  7. Amazon
    Who wouldn’t love an Amazon gift card? This is a fantastic gift for the person who wants to choose their own gift!
  8. Kindle
    You can buy kindle cards for people who read books. 
  9. Apple Gift cards
    These can be used for music, appletv and to purchase in the apple store.
  10. Gym Membership
    Gift the gift of fitness!!  You can gift a pass to boutique gyms around the country.
  11. AAA Membership
    Make others feel safe on the road!
  12. Online Classes
    There are thousands of online classes like The Great Courses or Classpop.
  13. Dining
    If you frequent restaurants several times a month, a gift card to a favorite place would be a welcome gift.
    Starbucks cards come in handy and make a great gift for anyone.
  14. National Park Pass
    Maybe you have friends who love to hike.
  15. House cleaner
    Who wouldn’t want a house cleaner and what a great gift!
  16. Subscriptions
    Try Sirius Radio, Audible or Masterclass.
  17. Amusement Park or Zoo
    This works great for kids or families.

Good For the Brain!

Exposing yourself to new experiences is a mood booster and good for your brain!

Experiences create excitement and long lasting memories and just think of the selfies!

So, when you’re deciding whether to give the gift of experience, purchasing clutter-free gifts online has a great advantage, no long lines!

A win win situation!

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