27 Personalized Gifts That Really Go the Extra Mile

If you want to get a major reaction from the people in your life this year, have their name, initials, or a special date monogrammed or etched into their gifts. We rounded up the the best personalized gifts guaranteed to be a hit for everyone on your list.

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Ice cream with their name on it

custom ice cream pintcourtesy ecreamery
There are a lot of fascinating ice cream traditions around the world. One new American tradition is receiving a few pints of an icy treat with the family 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, which would be great to try in these epic homemade ice cream sandwich recipes.

For the musician in your life

custom guitar pick necklacecourtesy Isabelle Grace Jewelry
This engraved guitar pick necklace by Isabella Grace is one of the best personalized gifts for the creative type who loves making music.

For the freshest mouth on your list

peppermint bark tincourtesy williamssonoma.com
One of the best gifts for the one with the freshest mouth (or soon to be, anyway) is a tin of Williams Sonoma peppermint bark with their very own name emblazoned on the tin. Plus, you can add dipping pieces of it into hot cocoa as one of the best hot chocolate hacks of the season.

For the nostalgia lover with artistic flair

hanging photovia artifactuprising.com
A photo print presented on a gorgeous wooden hanger by Artifact Uprising is one of the most timeless ways to preserve cherished memories and create a beautiful wall space. It's the personalized gift for him he'll cherish when he already has everything else. You can even use this gift to print and display your best tourist photos from family vacations.

For the littlest love on your list

goodnight moonvia orvis.com
This leather bound, personalized edition of Goodnight Moon is sure to please the bedtime story lover in your world. Their name will be presented in gold foil, and the gift will encourage good reading habits for years to come. Here's how having a bedtime routine helps your child sleep better.

For the one who likes a sophisticated sip

hennessycourtesy Hennessy
Did you know you can actually engrave a bottle of Hennessy X.O. with anything from "Happy New Year" to "Love you," and they'll ship it to your door? Just keep your cognac-enhanced message to 17 characters or less and your wish is their command. You can add a little to these recipes for the best holiday cocktails too.

A best friend with her name on it

custom stuffed bearcourtesy Build-A-Bear Workshop
One of the best personalized gifts for her this season is an embroidered teddy bear from Build-A-Bear Workshop, especially if she's a kid. You can have her name, birthday, or even "Christmas 2017" embroidered onto the bear to create a treasured cuddle-worthy keepsake.

For the one with cold feet

custom socksvia shopsockprints.com
Maybe they're literally chilly, or figuratively cold, but personalized socks are an adorable and budget-friendly way to give someone really unique this season. Personalized socks from SockPrints are the answer to constantly lost socks, fun bridesmaids gifts, and endless inside jokes. Plus, sleeping with socks is actually a good thing now.

For the scent lover

custom candlecourtesy yankee candle
It's no secret there are very real benefits to aromatherapy. Scent can do everything from amp up energy levels to calm anxiety, which is why a personalized Yankee Candle is an especially useful gift. You can pick their favorite scent and upload a family image, a picture of their pup, or even a company logo.

Cookies with her face

custom cookiecourtesy mrs. fields
One of the best personalized gifts for her this season is a tin of Mrs. Fields cookies with her face emblazoned on it. Nothing says "I know you're obsessed with desserts" quite like this winning combination, and she'll be excited to leave a few for Santa.

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