30 Personalized Gifts That Really Go the Extra Mile
These aren’t your grandmother’s monogrammed towels. From chic soaps and comfy pajamas to a cool crate of golf balls, these personalized gifts are surefire hits for everyone on your list.
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Adding an extra special touch
It’s not easy to find the perfect present. And while there are a ton of amazing choices out there, including these gifts for people who are impossible to shop for, you might feel like your present is slightly impersonal or just missing something. To take your gift-giving up a notch, go for something that’s personalized. Thankfully, long gone are the days when monogrammed totes or towels were your only options. Now, you can choose from a wide selection of clever, creative, and thoughtful personalized gifts for everyone on your list—that are sure to be a hit.
For the fashionista
Jewelry always leads to smiles, and this personalized gift from Capsul jewelry will make those smiles even wider. This horizontal bar necklace comes in brass, sterling silver, or gold—your choice. Add an extra special touch by using your own handwriting for the personalization. For more gift-giving inspiration, don’t miss this ultimate gift guide for everyone on your list.
For the one with the gorgeous home
Beautiful candles can transform a house into a home. Create a personalized set from Diptyque by choosing three small candles with the recipient’s favorite scents or going all out with a set of six. Francophiles will particularly love this gift from the iconic Parisian perfumer that has been around since 1961. If you’re buying for someone who’s likely to travel to France (or somewhere else fabulous) sometime soon, check out these 20 gifts for the jet-setter.
For the littlest reader in your life
Light up your favorite child’s face with a personalized bedtime story from Magnificent Me! This storybook will hold a special place in parents’ hearts and is the perfect way to get little ones excited about reading. After all, what kid can resist a book that features them as the main character? You can also add to any child’s home library with this list of the best children’s books ever written.
Ice cream with their name on it
There are a lot of fascinating ice cream traditions around the world. One new tradition that you might want to start? Giving a few pints of ice cream with a family’s name written directly on the packaging. This gift could also help make it up to the coworker you stole snacks from earlier in the year. Either way, personalized gifts from eCreamery all revolve around delicious ice cream, and you can even customize your own flavors.
For the charmer
This personalized, engraved starlight initial charm necklace by Isabelle Grace Jewelry is one of the best personalized gifts for creative types who love charming the world around them. If your budget is smaller, don’t miss these 100 stocking stuffers under $10 for everyone on your list.
For the freshest mouth on your list
One of the best gifts for the person with the freshest mouth (or soon to be, anyway) is a tin of Williams Sonoma peppermint bark with their name emblazoned on the tin. They can eat it straight or add pieces of it into hot cocoa as one of the best hot chocolate hacks of the season.
For the unabashed dog lover
A custom canvas photo print of the receiver’s furry pal is one of the most timeless ways to preserve cherished memories and create beautiful wall space. It’s the personalized gift they’ll absolutely love when they already have everything else. Here are another 51 great gifts for animal lovers.
For the one with the elegant guest bathroom
This personalized Signature Spa Trio of soaps by Carved Solutions is the timeless, practical gift someone who loves the finer things in life will adore. You add the person’s first name, initials, family surname, an inspirational quote, or even a special date to these soaps that come in lovely scents like lavender, green tea and bergamot, verbena, and aqua mineral.
For the young athlete
Little athletes will flaunt their style—and their name and sports number—with this easy-to-order personalized headband from Funny Girl Designs. Go one step further and add an icon of their favorite sport or activity—like soccer, basketball, tennis, or even dance. For more ideas for the hardest-to-please kids, check out these 54 gifts your teen (or tween) will love.