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    Just 45 Random Gifts That'll Bring Them An Exponential Amount Of Joy

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    1. A sunset projection lamp for gorgeous end-of-day vibes whenever they want them. This lamp can rotate 180 degrees, and provides a light that can go as big or as little as they'd like depending on its position. How can they not see the joy in that?

    reviewers room with the lamp on during the day
    the same reviewer's room at night.

    Promising review: "This lamp really exceeded my expectations. I bought it on a whim and honestly wasn't expecting that much, but I'm really happy with it. Feels like it's made of durable, quality material and emits a strong light (but it's not too bright. I use it in the evenings when I'm trying to wind down before bed and it's bright enough to light up my room without feeling like it's going to mess up my sleep cycles). Highly recommend — really does feel like you're watching a lovely sunset :)" —Amazon customer

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon $17.99+ (available in four colors).

    2. A unique initial necklace if you're looking to give something that's stylish and sentimental. This piece comes with a half gold paperclip-style chain and half dainty pearls. It's something they can wear every day with any outfit.

    a reviewer wearing the M necklace
    another reviewer in Y

    This necklace also has an extender in back, so your giftee can switch up the length for the perfect fit. 

    Promising reviews: "I absolutely love this necklace. Quality is amazing and I have gotten so many compliments. It’s so versatile. Wear it with a dress or jeans and a tank top. Super cute 🥰" —Elizabeth Rodriguez 

    "To me this necklace looks more expensive than what it is. It's great quality and I love to wear it all the time now!" —Jazmen

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in letters A–Z and in silver or gold).

    3. A fun 'n cozy checkered throw blanket they can use to keep warm while binging their favorite shows and also use as decor because it's just that dang cute. It's clear you're not a regular gift giver, you're a ~cool~ gift giver. 

    the green and white checkered throw
    Amazon

    P.S. reviewers say it's the perfect Barefoot Dreams dupe!

    Promising review: "Best blanket ever. I bought the Dusty Rose color first and loved it so much I had to go back and buy the Navy one. They are the softest most comfy blankets I have ever owned! And they keep you warm without making you overly hot, making them great to use year round." —Katrina

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in two sizes and 12 colors). 

    4. A "Harry's House" sweatshirt because they *need* to be able to rep their favorite musician even when the weather starts to get cold. (And yes, it's nearly guaranteed that they will be complimented whenever they wear it.)

    model wearing the beige sweatshirt and showing the back with a 'Harry's House
    Ether + Opal / Etsy

    Ether + Opal is is a Chicago-based woman-owned, small biz who provides graphic clothing featuring pop culture artists, shows, and movies.

    Promising reviews: "This is the second one of these I purchased for a friend and they were ecstatic. You have to get one for the Harry Styles fan in your life, you just have to." —Lauren Hallowell

    "I bought this as a gift and the quality is amazing! Shipping was super fast and it looks exactly like the photo :)" —Sabine

    Shipping info: Estimated delivery in 3–10 business days. Make sure to check estimated delivery from seller before purchase.

    Get it from Ether + Opal on Etsy for $32.99+ (available in unisex sizes S–5X, and in five colors). 

    P.S. it comes in a T-shirt version, too!

    5. An adorable silicone AirPod case shaped as a tiny fruit. It's thick and durable to keep their earpieces safe — and it's also just too cute for words. You'll get a million thank yous when they unwrap it!

    a review holds the closed airpod case
    another reviewer holding the orange slice case

    Promising review: "Love this case! It is super cute and very sturdy. The top flips open easily but doesn’t come open by itself even though I just toss it in my purse... It is just a good quality and super cute too!" —LizTX

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 11 styles).

    6. A extendable selfie stick and tripod that even comes with its own remote! Reviewers say it's super lightweight, making it even more portable. It'll be a great gift for someone that loves taking pics!

    a reviewer holding the closed selfie stick and then showing it fully extended
    another reviewer using the remote to take a group photo

    Promising review: "I purchased this selfie stick to take on a tour to Europe. It is lightweight, small enough to fit in a deep pocket, and easily paired to my phone via Bluetooth. I was able to take many amazing group photos holding the expandable stick and with the tripod with the tiny remote control. It was a hit!" —SavvyShopperNY

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $27.86 (available in five colors). 

    7. A money-saving portable sparkling water maker perfect for die-hard fizz fans who'd much rather have bubbles in their beverage. With this, they'll be able to have sparkling water, juice, and cocktails at home *and* on the go (and won't have to keep buying La Croix in bulk). It's the perfect gift!

    a model using the beige water maker
    Ote

    This sparkling water maker from Ote comes with 20 mini CO2 cartridges used to make the seltzer. If you want to gift more, grab another pack for $24.99. 

    Promising reviews: "Love this bottle/ soda maker. I am obsessed to fizzy drinks and cannot take my bulkier at home maker with me to work or when I travel. This maker allowed me the compact convenience of taking my fizzy drinks everywhere I go. I can control what I put in my body and always get my flavors I love. 10 out of 10 do recommend! —Zeusboomer911

    "This is super fancy with a modern look. Probably one of the fanciest mini soda makers you can get. This product works great. Does the job of making soda water within seconds. I used it a couple of times and am satisfied with the product. We tend to buy bottled plain soda very frequently from supermarkets and this machine will save a lot of money over the long run. I would recommend this product if you are into carbonated water." —LiveWithTech

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in five colors). 

    8. A wearable blanket as seen on Shark Tank! It looks like a giant hoodie but feels like the most warm and comfortable blanket ever. It's even lined with fluffy sherpa to keep in the extra warmth when they're lounging at home or out and about.

    a reviewer wearing the blanket hoodie in red and showing it's front pouch pocket
    a reviewer wearing the leopard hoodie blanket outdoors

    Promising reviews: "This is the softest thing I have ever put on! It is perfect for lazy nights in eating ice cream in bed or even sitting on your porch on a cool morning drinking coffee! I am in college and you bet your butt I’m wearing this to class in the winter! I’m obsessed and will be gifting these to all my friends this Christmas! Amazing for the price too, totally worth it!" —Caroline Dudley

    "Are you a large person who’s always cold? LOOK NO FURTHER, my fellow giants. I am 6' and this blessed cloth of heavenly fluff nearly hits my knees!! Just thinking about The Comfy will make you feel warm and cozy. I’m throwing myself a house warming party because I now live inside of this thing. BUY IT!" —Joshua Slaughter

    "It is so warm and COMFY :). They aren’t kidding. The minute I put it on it makes me want to go to sleep." —Alex M

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in kid and adult sizes, eight colors/prints, and in quarter zip).

    9. A thumb book page holder to help them ease the annoying task of constantly adjusting the moving pages while reading. No more creasing pages and the holder comes in multiple cool designs!

    four different shaped page holders
    a person reading a book with the page holder
    Highland Concepts / Etsy

    Highland Concepts is a small business that makes beautifully handmade wood gifts such as catch all trays, bookmarks, and more.

    Promising review: "Been wanting one of these for a little while! I got the symmetrical size medium and it holds all my regular sized paperbacks perfectly. Really helpful when reading in bed." —Jenessa

    Shipping info: Estimated delivery in 6–13 business days. Express shipping available. Make sure to check estimated delivery from seller before purchase.

    Get it from Highland Concepts on Etsy for $7.99 (available in two sizes and five styles).

    10. A cool set of two mini macrame plant hangers for all the plant loving-giftees that need greenery ~everywhere~. They can add this to their rear view mirror or hang it somewhere in their house!

    a reviewer shows the plant hanging on their rear view mirror
    another review shows the same plant hanging

    And yes, the faux succulent plant is included.

    Promising review: "These little succulent hangers are adorable. I’ve gotten many compliments on mine. I placed it in my rear view mirror of my vehicle. It is study and stylish. I sprayed perfume on mine and use it as my car freshener." —Jennifer Coulter

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $12.99. 

    11. A pair of fluffy house slippers because they'll make them think they're walking on clouds. These slippers have over 22,000 5-star reviews with people raving about how cute and comfortable they are.

    Promising reviews: "These slippers feel like a hug on my feet. They have a hard bottom so you can wear them out. The top part is so incredibly soft!!! I love these!" —Cyndi Lundeberg

    "I. Love. These. Slippers. One of my favorite and best purchases from Amazon. I practically live in these things. Literally, I wear them around the house all the time down to stepping out of them and directly into the shower and even walking my dog in them... My nieces loved them so much I ended up getting them each a pair for Christmas. You will not be disappointed if you purchase. Cute, comfortable, versatile." —Beckybrowneyes85

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in women's sizes S–XL and in 12 colors).

    12. Awareness pins, a thoughtful idea created to make life easier for under-represented groups and help spread awareness (and understanding) for current feelings or important identifiers. Options range from anxiety pins, pronoun pins, autism pins, and more. 

    a pile of various pins
    a green pin that says
    Sootmegs / Etsy

    Sootmegs is a UK-based small business making a huge difference in people's lives with their originally designed and handmade awareness pins. Their motto "making the invisible visible" says it best!

    Promising reviews: "I got all of the pins I needed to communicate my pronouns and disabilities for work!! These pins are so cute, well made, stand up perfectly in a bit of rain (which I sometimes encounter at work) and stand out on my vest with the colors!!! Absolutely in love!!!" —Tim

    "Absolutely love this shop and their colorful, positive way of helping to normalize disability. This is my third purchase because I just want to gift these pins to everyone I know to make them more seen." —Kay Mem

    Shipping Info: Estimated delivery in 5–10 business days. Make sure to check estimated delivery from seller before purchase.

    Get a 'Your Pick' 6-pack from Sootmegs on Etsy for $18.67 and the they/them pronouns pin for $3.73 (available in 300+ other options and a custom option).

    13. A cool coffee pot mug that, you guessed it, looks like a mini coffee pot. The top has a secure, easy-to-drink-from lid and it's dishwasher safe! They'll definitely have a better morning drinking out of this beaut.

    Promising reviews: "Oh my gosh this is the cutest little coffee cup. I absolutely love it. Definitely looks like a true coffee pot carafe." —Cheryl

    "This coffee mug was such a hit. After buying the first one for a family member and coffee drinker I ended up buying two more for friends whose birthday was coming up. Also a huge hit with such enthusiasm for the uniqueness of it. Now I have to buy one for myself." —mJo

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $25.97. 

    14. A mini projector so they can switch things up for movie nights in. With the right adaptor, it can connect to their phone, too! Thanks to you, their house will be the new designated movie night spot from now on.

    a reviewer holds up the small yellow and white projector
    a reviewer shows the projector showing Netflix on their dorm room wall

    Promising review: "It's small and light! Easily carried in a backpack for those hike-in overnighters...The projector has a little speaker on the back that can get really loud, in a good way. Obviously not a Bose stereo system but does the job well without needing an external speaker (although there is a headphone jack for just such a use-case, but no Bluetooth connection). Use the included remote control to adjust the volume...The remote control is very responsive (you'll need two AAA batteries for the remote)... I got my Roku Stick, Chromecast, and Apple TV all to work through the HDMI port [USB-C-to-HDMI] without issue. Again, just plugged them in and switched the source to HDMI. Looks and sounds fantastic. And from either the Chromecast or the Apple TV I was able to wirelessly cast my iPhone and iPad screens to the projector. Super convenient!...All in all, you can't beat the value and features on this little projector...I highly recommend!" —Jesh

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    15. A soft animal ear spa headband for a cute way to hold their hair back while washing their face or doing a weekly mud mask.

    Promising review: "This headband keeps my hair out of my face when I am studying or doing skincare/my makeup. It's super soft and cute! Definitely an upgrade from the boring headband I used before. :)" —Michelle Yee

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with 2-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $7 (available as cat ears, bear ears, and a crown).

    16. A top-rated windproof The North Face Hydrenalite Hoodie known for being super warm, lightweight, durable, and really really cute in person. They'll be wearing this coat everyday for years!

    a model poses in the sand color jacket
    The North face

    Promising reviews:  "I bought this jacket for my daughter and borrowed it one cold afternoon in Minnesota and I could not get over how comfortable it was. Extremely easy to move in, especially through the shoulders. The material and filling was super soft, I kept feeling up and down the sleeve, lol- I will definitely be buying one for myself!!" —Ami

    "I LOVE this jacket. It's lightweight, yet warm. Perfect for fall and early winter. It's the perfect everyday jacket and fits just right. Having an affixed hood is a perk. You can easily fold it up neatly into the hood and slip it in a tote. Highly recommend." —Alexandra

    Shipping info: Standard shipped items will arrive in 3–5 business days. You can also upgrade to 2-day or overnight shipping for additional cost.

    Get it from The North Face for $199+ (available in women's sizes XS–XXL and seven colors; and in