Christmas is one of the most eagerly anticipated times of the year , with parties galore , snow falling (hopefully) and the excitement of opening gifts surrounded by loved ones , but this year , why not make the festive period extra special by taking inspiration from The Original Gift Company?The Original Gift Company is a family business based in the Cotswolds; the firm is renowned for offering amazing , truly unique gifts to suit all family members and the company’s website is sure to fill you with inspiration just in time to start Christmas shopping.The company has a flagship store in the village of Stow-on-the-Wold and it is part of one of the UK’s largest catalogue firms. The collection of innovative gifts on offer is constantly expanding and you can use the online search tool to find the perfect present for all your friends and relatives.With Christmas fast approaching most people are starting to make plans and draw up present lists; if you’re panicking about fitting everything in , getting everything done and ensuring that your family has an amazing day , don’t fret because there are some inspirational ideas out there to make this a Christmas to remember. Here are some ideas to make this the most exciting Christmas ever:Decorating your homeMost people are familiar with the annual pilgrimage to the loft to dust off the decorations , but this year , why not give your home some extra sparkle by investing in some new festive pieces and some wintry homeware? There is a huge choice of ornaments , embellishments and illuminations available online , from the traditional twinkling tree lights to candles , bunting and amazing items to make your dining room stand out on Christmas day. Decorating your home will help everyone to get into the Christmas spirit; put some festive tunes on and get the whole family involved in hanging lights , placing ornaments and setting the table ready for the arrival of the turkey.Festive cheerMost of us like a drink on Christmas day and what better way to get the day off to a cracking start than a Champagne breakfast? Lavish your loved ones with personalised Champagne or an exclusive case of wine to accompany your dinner to add a special touch to the proceedings. Add to the festivities by running with the theme and pouring your drinks into decorated glasses and cups; you can choose from an incredible range of designs , featuring everything from reindeers to poinsettias.Buying the perfect gifts Buying presents is one of the most stressful aspects of Christmas , but it can also be very enjoyable and exciting , especially if you are really pleased with the gifts you have bought and can’t wait to see the looks on your relatives’ faces when they unravel the paper to reveal their gift. Run of the mill gifts like socks and bubble bath are all well and good but if you just spend a few minutes browsing in shops or searching for inspiration online , you will find a veritable feast of ideas.Searching for gifts online couldn’t be easier with The Original Gift Company’s easy-to-use search pages; which enables you to select your budget , type of gift , and recipient , to hone down a great selection of suitable gifts in a few seconds. Now you can buy everything from a day of sheepdog training and a pampering session for two , to a personalised case of wine and unique wall art.Christmas is an amazing opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family , so why not push the boat out and make this the most exciting Christmas ever? Add a personal touch to your home and gifts and get the whole family involved in the run-up to the main event , then sit back , relax and enjoy!