When shopping for a thank you gift, you’ll want to find something that truly expresses your gratitude. Generic gifts often just aren’t the right fit when you’re trying to show someone you really appreciate them.

To get you started, here are eight gift ideas to inspire you when you’re looking for the ideal thank you gift.

1. Collection of Succulents

Succulents are notorious for being great plants that require little upkeep. They’re hardy and don’t need much care to flourish. Plus, they’re great to look at!

Plants are known to be soothing and have positive effects on humans, and they’ve been proven to help people focus as they work or study. If you want to say thanks with tranquility, consider a pack of mini succulents.

Mini Succulents

2. Cookie Of The Month Club

If you’re thanking someone with a sweet tooth, they’re sure to love a subscription to the Cookie Of The Month Club. This is just what it sounds like and could be exactly what they need. Choose up to 6 different flavors or stick with a tried-and-true favorite of the recipient. There are 13 flavors to choose from that range from classic to creative. The recipient will be reminded of your gratitude for the next 6 months with their delicious cookie subscription box.

Stack of cookies

3. Arcadia Natural Gift Box

This natural gift box from Arcadia is a cute and affordable gift box to say thanks. There are 4 expressions of gratitude for you to choose between for the box design. The box can contain different combinations of items such as soap, cologne, and beard oil. There are 11 different arrangements to choose from. Plus, there is a wide variety of scents to select for your natural personal care items.

4. Bamboo Lotus Serving Board

Is there a more beloved snack than cheese and charcuterie? It’s something that most people just can’t say no to. This unique serving board has grooves for meat, cheese, crackers, fruit, vegetables, and dip. The artfully arranged array will be table-ready for any occasion. It’s a great gift for showing gratitude that will be usable for years to come.

Lotus serving board

5. Thank You Candle

This soy candle is a great way to show gratitude with its prominent display of the JFK quote “We must find the time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.” Choose between a wooden wick or a natural cotton one. Plus there are 6 scents to choose from that can fill a room. Unscented is also an option for those who don’t enjoy scented candles.

6. Teas of the Boston Tea Party Set

A tea gift set is perfect for the tea enthusiast in your life. It’s also great if you’re trying to show appreciation to someone who is trying to reduce caffeine intake without fully cutting it out. This will thrill any history buff. The variety of loose-leaf teas in glass bottles, attractive wooden stand, and historical pamphlet make this a delicious and educational gift.

7. Amethyst Air Plant

An amethyst air plant is a great natural gift for anyone, whether they’ve got a green thumb or not. Air plants are known for being super easy to care for. They’re so simple that this air plant is being grown on a 1-3 inch long amethyst geode. It’s a beautiful and unique piece of decor that takes minimal upkeep, unlike traditional plants. Plus, if anything were to happen to the plant, they still have a stunning amethyst geode.

Air Plant

8. DIY Caramel Apple Cider Gift Set

Are you looking to assemble your own gift basket to say thank you?

Caramel apple cider is a great way to do that. Choose a box or basket that will fit all of the items that you’ll need for the gift set. You’ll need to add either disposable hot cups with lids and holders, a decorative mug, or a reusable travel tumbler. Then add instant apple cider packets, caramel, cinnamon, and sweet cream flavored creamer. Attach a tag to the basket with instructions for the cider.

The basic instructions are 1 packet of apple cider, 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of caramel, and 1 teaspoon of sweet cream creamer. The recipient can adjust to their personal tastes.

There are all kinds of ways to say thank you. A sweet and heartfelt thank you gift is a great way to express your gratitude in a way they’ll remember. These thank you gifts are ones that are sure to make them smile and remember how thankful you are for what they do for you.

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