It’s that time of year again. The stress of finding the perfect gift for your loved ones has you crawled up in a corner praying for Santa to perform a Christmas miracle. But don’t fret! Below is a list of 25 simple and unique gift ideas for everyone on your list, even those who are really hard to shop for.
iPhone Storage Case: It seems everyone has an iPhone these days, and The Grommet has the perfect gift for them! Available for the iPhone 4/4S/5, this stylish case can comfortably hold three bank cards and cash in a secret built-in storage hinged on the back of the case. Price: $29.95 Cork iPad Sleeve: For all those tablet lovers, here’s an eco-chic, neoprene protector made from cork. The case is water resistant and measures 10.5” long and 7.75” high. Price: $50.00
Leather Case for MacBook: BookBook is a vintage style, hardback computer case that looks like an actual book. The case comes in a variety of sizes and a color scheme of either vibrant red or classic black. Price: $79.99–$99.99
TARDIS Mug: For all those Doctor Who fans, ThinkGeek sells this perfect replica of a 1950s British police box (aka the TARDIS) coffee cup and lid. Price: $19.99 Tetris Constructible Desk Light: Based on the famous game, this lamp has seven Tetris-styled pieces that can be stacked in any combination to turn the lights on and dissembled to turn them off. Price: $29.75
Friendly Doormat: Damn Good Doormats creates dozens of different welcome mats like this Lord of the Rings one (also available in Elvish) out of vinyl-backed coconut fiber and a variety of other materials. Price: $50.00
Shoulder Bag: You can never go wrong buying a lady a purse, like this stylish polka dot shoulder bag by Sammy Dress. Price: $7.08 (current sale price) Jewelry Holders: Give the gift of organization, with this adorable ring dish priced at only $8.00, or go a step further and give a beautiful wood stand-alone jewelry chest or a hanging jewelry travel bag. DIY Microwaveable Heating Bags: Great for those cold winter nights, this easy-to-make pillow has lots of customizable options making it a perfect gift for that special someone.
Infinity Bracelet: Show your loved one how much you care with this mint green leather bracelet. This Etsy shop has a variety of colors and combinations for you to personalize your gift. Price: $7.99
Pocket Knife: Real men carry pocket knives. This knife features a belt clip, ½” stainless steel blade and up to three initials engraved on the wood accent on the handle. Price: $19.99 Bonsai Growing Kit: Not every man likes to grow things, but if they like trimming their beard, they just might love a bonsai tree. Price: $34.95 Magic Wallet: This brown and orange leather wallet sports a sleek design with a money clip and ID window. The company also allows you to engrave up to 10 characters on the stainless steel money clip for no extra charge. Price: $21.00
For Kids (Ages 8-80)
Finish This Book: This clever book by Keri Smith will send kids (and adults) on an adventure to solve this mystery of the unfinished book. Price: $11.27 Settlers of Catan: An excellent gift for teens and those young at heart that love competition and strategic thinking. This always-changing board game is sure to spark fun family times. Price: $39.99 Nerf Blaster: Kill zombies with this five-dart hammershot blaster that comes with Zombie Strike stencils and a fast-reload feature. Price: $14.00 (current sale price)
For Home Lovers
Wall Clock: Both a clock and a wall decal, this beautifully designed piece for home décor is sure to keep your loved ones on time. The peel-and-stick clock face can be removed anytime without damaging the wall. Price: $21.49 DIY Coasters: You can never go wrong with homemade coasters. Use stick-on letters or masking tape to create designs on plain cork coasters then paint over it and remove the strips. Tie together with a ribbon and package with their favorite sparkling beverage.
Umbra Magnetter Wall-Mount Organizer: Available in three colors, this cleverly designed wall-mount will keep keys and letters where you can find them. Price: $16.88
FridgeX Containers: Multi-purpose containers make it easy for your food-loving friend to take meals from the freezer to the oven and back again without having to dirty more dishes. This lightweight, collapsible, eight-piece set (four containers with lids) makes a great addition to any cook’s kitchen. Price: $14.99 (current sale price)
Silicone Baking Mat: Epicura’s non-stick baking sheet is flexible, oven safe and comes with a lifetime guarantee. This easy-to-clean sheet is 16” x 11.5” and is a great addition for any kitchen. Price: $11.99
For Tea and Coffee Lovers
TeaGo Vacuum Mug: This stainless steel travel mug has a removable loose-leaf tea strainer, 360° drinking lid, and a secret compartment in the lid for additional sugar or tea. Price: $22.18
Joy Coffee and Clip: Adorable, jolly, and oh, so good! Joe Coffee comes in various flavors, like this toasted coconut ground coffee priced at $7.99 (but sometimes can be found cheaper at TJ Maxx). Add a little bling to the gift with this clip and coffee scoop for $8.50.
For the Mass Givers
We Whisk You a Merry Kissmas: A cheap and easily mass-produced Christmas gift that only requires a whisk, Hershey kisses, plastic wrap and ribbon. Don’t forget to include that little piece of paper “whisking” them a merry “kissmas.” Owl Timer: It’s time to wish all your friends a Merry Christmas and I’m sure this little gift will give them a hoot. Price: $4.99
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