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“Gift shopping is soooo easy!”
Said no one, ever.
It’s hard to find unique, original gifts. Finding something original that you know will be appreciated and enjoyed is difficult for one person, let alone everyone on your list. But, it’s easier when you know where to look.
Here are some of my favorite cool websites for gifts where you can find personalized presents for anyone on your list!
For me, the most meaningful gifts are ones that take a little bit of thought and time to create. Whenever I can, I try to shop for custom gifts or something that will let me add a little flair just for them.
Starting off this list of cool websites for gifts, Etsy is the queen of unique finds. Individual artists and sellers can upload their creations to the website and sell directly to you.
If you don’t have time to make a homemade gift, this is the next best thing.
I know, so basic. But hear me out! Amazon has an incredible section called Amazon Handmade. Similar to Etsy, the sellers are small business owners and creators who are taking advantage of the Amazon platform to sell their products.
The best part? Many of these sellers are supported by Amazon Prime. So, if you’re already paying for Prime membership, you’ll be able to support small businesses, get interesting gifts for friends, and all of this at Prime shipping speeds!
Mixbook has been my go-to online shop for custom gifts! So far, I’ve made two different photo books for family and friends using pictures from recent travels.
The books come in high-quality materials and are available in many different size options. They’re totally customizable – the layout, the number of images per page, even the type of paper used for printing can be individually selected.
If a photo book isn’t the right choice, you can also design custom cards, calendars, and canvases. That picture your mom loved of the beach sunset from her last vacation? You can print it on a canvas that she can hang over her couch. You supply the image, and Mixbook does the rest.
If your giftee-to-be is dedicated to a fandom or has a niche passion, Redbubble is one of those really cool websites for gifts.
Redbubble is an online shop that hosts digital artwork from independent artists. Artists add their designs to the shop, and then Redbubble handles the production and distribution onto different products.
From Redbubble home decor to clothing and accessories, you’re sure to find a design they’ll love on a product they’ll appreciate. And, every purchase you make directly supports the artist.
How to make a jewelry gift even more special? Personalize it! Capsul Jewelry takes ordinary bracelets, necklaces, and other accessories, and transforms them. Talk about cool websites for gifts!
A sound wave can be visualized onto a pendant or a ring. A handwritten word from a loved one can be engraved or turned into a necklace or bracelet. Capsul also has ready-made pieces available for purchase and immediate shipping.
In addition to the already incredible personalization options, you can choose color and quality. First, select if you want the piece in Brass, Sterling Silver, or 14k Gold. Then, you can choose the finish – rose gold, gold, or silver. Most options come in all three. These one-of-a-kind, high-quality pieces make for truly original presents.
Want more options to put pictures on other gifts? Try Shutterfly. While they provide the usual prints, calendars, and photo books, Shutterfly also allows you to place your own images on fleece blankets, home decor, and so many more gift ideas.
I’ve done a lot of shopping at Shutterfly in the past, and their products come out beautifully. They also give tons of opportunities for discounts and additional freebies with a purchase, so it’s an excellent site to stock up on many custom gifts for friends and family at the same time!
Calling for all wine lovers! Etched Wine specializes in customized glass. While, of course, they have wine glasses for every occasion, including birthdays, engagements, weddings, and anniversaries, they also offer other gorgeous glass gifts.
You can find bottles of wine, vinegar, or oil etched with various messages of love and thanks. For your true wine lover, they even extend to Large Format – Big Bottles, which includes hand-etched bottles of their house Cabernet Sauvignon at 1.5 liters, 3 liters, or 6 liters.
Wine not their thing, but they love monogrammed pieces? Etched Wine also sells personalized candles and mason jar mugs.
A Gift Personalized provides endless possibilities for novel gifts. Not only can you print your images on canvases or signs, but you can also engrave and monogram really uncommon items.
Interesting options include beautiful cutting boards for your kitchen, golf gadgets, growth charts, or even pocket watches. If you’re looking for some uncommon personalized ideas this is where to look!
From personalized photo books to custom made hand stamped jewelry, and home decor to apparel, you’re sure to find something they’ll love from one of these cool websites for gifts!
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