How to pick thoughtful gifts for friends you treasure most

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Some friends come and go but those lasting, meaningful friendships are the ones we all cherish the most. For those special friends, it is worth putting a bit more thought into their holiday gifts. Instead of gifting something generic, think about their personality and their style. Think back to past conversations you've had where they may have inadvertently hinted at a great gift idea. When it comes to your treasured few, a great gift is all about the details.

If you are looking for some seriously thoughtful gift-giving inspiration, look no further than two of our favorite bloggers Sheryl from Walk in Wonderland and Taye from Stuff She Likes. These friends each found the most perfect gifts for each other on eBay. See how it all unfolds in the video above!

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Gifts for the Jet Setter 

"There’s a gift for everyone on your list, no matter what’s most important to them, and that means that this Christmas gifting thoughtfully with eBay is easier than ever." -- The Kentucky Gent

Gifts for the Entertainer

"Since this is a blind gift exchange, I had to rely on my experience as a hostess. I know that some of my key ingredients for the perfect event are to have the right tools, the right decor & the right mood. I found items that would be perfect for all three areas on eBay!" -- Whipperberry

Gifts for the Girl on the Go

"I love sitting down and making my lists for my family and really putting thought into things that they may not buy themselves and would enjoy. I usually start by thinking through their hobbies and what they spend most of their time doing and also the things that they love the most. For my dad it's usually sports related, my mom something related to traveling, and my sister loves experimenting with makeup and beauty." -- The View From 5'2"

Gifts for Moms on the Go

"I pride myself on my gift giving abilities.  I mean you have 365 days to plan people. The holidays are the same time every year, so it’s not like they come as a surprise! I always make sure to keep a list all year with all the people I need to buy for and I jot down ideas and things they have mentioned and voila I look like a gift giving master!" -- Life With The Crust Cut Off 

Gifts for the Accessorizer

"Do you know what's my biggest problem? I have a champagne taste on a beer budget. I love the hottest designers, and I want to gift the most luxury gifts to my friends and family every season, however, I'm on a marketing-girl budget over here. I'm a little limited on what I can give each season!" -- Alicia Tenise

Gifts for the Creative

"Give her a gift that will help her raise her audio game - without good sound, a video project, or online conference call will not be taken seriously. These Beats by Dr. Dre Solo 2 Wireless Headphones are top of the line, and will make anyone smile!" -- Lily The Wandering Gypsy 

Gifts for the Entire Family to Enjoy

"I had the opportunity to find what I thought would be a perfect family gift for a fellow blogger. After doing a lot of searching, I decided on this great popcorn machine! My parents have a theater popcorn machine and it is has been a perfect addition to family movie nights. I hope the family I am giving this to will enjoy it as much as my family has!" -- Girl Loves Glam

Gifts for the Modern Man

"One of my favorite things in life is sharing my love and appreciation to another, which is why I love the holiday season. I love to find the right gifts for enhancing the recipient’s life with something experiential, functional, and lasting - like a melodic vinyl that would complement the perfect wintry night with family or a pair of versatile boots that would take the owner on a memorable adventure." -- Honey & Silk

Gift for the Fashionista

"As someone who is into the latest of fashion, the highest of technology, and loves to have fun, eBay has been my one-stop-shop, and where I have been doing all my brainstorming on what to give. Another reason I came to eBay is because the world's top brands sell new items on eBay at amazing prices." -- Bird a la Mode

Gift for the Modern Mom

"Finding the perfect gift for the moms in your life really comes down to understanding her interests. Being a mom doesn’t mean her interests have changed, they only just expanded. If you’re looking for inspirations, here are my top picks from eBay that will delight any mom on your list this year." -- Style By Alina

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