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    May 3, 2020

    32 Of The Best Birthday Gifts You Can Get On Etsy

    The only birthday card I'd like to receive is one inspired by Joe Exotic, tyvm.

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    1. A Tiger King-inspired greeting card for the pal who'd much rather you sing "I Saw A Tiger" whilst they blow out their candles — you know, in lieu of the happy birthday theme.

    Top Hat and Monocle / Etsy

    Get it from Top Hat and Monocle on Etsy for $4.63.

    2. A laser cut DIY project featuring a miniature model space ship. If you're looking for a gift that combines their love of crafts, space, and the Ancient Aliens show, then *ding ding ding* because you've hit the jackpot.

    Houha Designs / Etsy

    Promising review: "I got this as a birthday present for my friend, and she absolutely loved it! Adorable packaging, too!" —Sadie Collins

    Get it from Houha Designs on Etsy for $24.

    3. A Dundie Award trophy for anyone who has several shows they'd like to *eventually* watch, but are way too preoccupied with re-bingeing The Office for the 90th time to bother actually beginning a new series. Consider this an award for their dedication.

    Trophy Outlet / Etsy

    Psst, you can even personalize the engraving!

    Get it from Trophy Outlet on Etsy for $15.99+.

    4. AND! A Dwight Schrute sweatshirt so cozy, they'll consider it their new go-to uniform when it comes to re-watching their favorite episodes (so *cough* every single day).

    Wild Hearts USA / Etsy

    Promising review: "Absolutely LOVE my cozy sweatshirt. I am the biggest fan of The Office and was so happy to add this to my sweatshirt collection." —Madelynn Kamandy

    Get it from Wild Hearts USA on Etsy for $24.95+ (available in sizes S-L and in four colors).

    5. A scented soy candle that smells (and looks!) as delicious as a fresh funfetti slice. Birthday cake-scented candles > an actual birthday cake.

    The Canarys Nest / Etsy

    Promising review: "This birthday cake candle smells amazing. Our entire house smells so yummy!" —Sherrie Reusch

    Get it from The Canarys Nest on Etsy for $8+ (available in four sizes).

    6. A farmer's kit so you could successfully DIY three batches of *the* best thing this world has to offer: CHEESE.

    Urban Cheesecraft / Etsy

    This comes with everything you'll need to make your own cheese (with the exception of milk) from feta to ricotta: a cheesecloth, citric acid, cheese salt, and step-by-step instructions.

    Promising review: "I had the best time making, learning, and discovering a delicious outcome with this cheese kit. The pack comes with the necessary ingredients and materials you will need to make everything. So happy. I expect that I will purchase a bigger kit for more types of cheeses later!" —Nic

    Get it from Urban Cheesecraft on Etsy for $14.

    7. Bath bombs for the pal who loves the holidays (if by "the holidays" you mean Halloween). These horror movie-inspired gifts will have 'em feeling like it's spooky season, even if we're smack in the middle of spring.

    DeleuxsBathProducts / Etsy

    Each bath bomb uses a combo of baking soda and epsom salts, and each "character" has a different scent: For example, the clown bath bomb uses a trio of berries, banana, and creamy vanilla fragrance oils.

    Promising review: "Love how much detail is put into each bath bomb. They all smelled lovely upon arrival!" —Laura Rossit

    Get them from DeleuxsBathProducts on Etsy for $5.85+ (available in seven characters).

    8. Wall art that doubles as decor *and* an educational tool. If they're trying to figure out the contents of a bouquet, they'll simply have to reference this colorful flower chart.

    HunnapPrintHouse / Etsy

    Get it from HunnapPrintHouse on Etsy for $19+ (available in five styles and four sizes).

    9. A punny Snape-inspired enamel pin that they'll want to wear *clears throat* always.

    Katie Abey / Etsy

    Get it from Katie Abey on Etsy for $9.64.

    10. A double dipper holder guaranteed to become their favorite car accessory — that's right, presenting a handy vent clip to keep their favorite sauce within reach (READ: no more spilt ketchup on leather seats).

    3D Printed By Brian / Etsy

    Get it from 3D Printed By Brian on Etsy for $5+ (available in two sizes).

    11. An artificial bouquet comprised of hydrangea, lotus, and peony flowers that looks gorgeous, but require exactly zero effort (which is the *max* amount of effort your birthday pal is looking to exert).

    Bread Tree 11

    Get them from Bread Tree 11 on Etsy for $11.99+ (available in four colors).

    12. A fancy floating ledge so they can display all of their favorite tunes in the most aesthetically pleasing way possible. Choose between six stain finishes and one of five materials: walnut, oak, cherry, clear maple, and whitewash on maple.

    prathermade / Etsy

    Promising review: "I wish there were more than five stars to give out! Quality wood; flawless finish. Arrived well-protected with lots of bubble wrap, and included drywall screws to easily hang. I requested shelves a few days earlier than their normal ship time to arrive in time for a birthday celebration, and they came through for me. Very much appreciated!" —Emily Arnold

    Get it from prathermade on Etsy for $57+ (available in five materials and six finishes).

    13. An activity book guaranteed to make you *slay* the birthday gift game. From cracking codes to shading inside Angels chiseled cheekbones, this is the ultimate present for the friend who wishes they lived in Sunnydale (despite the vampire problem).

    Pizza Eaters / Etsy

    Get it from Pizza Eaters on Etsy for $3.84.

    14. A personalized tote bag, because practicality is the gift you're looking to send. They'll certainly ~tote~ this practical hunk of canvas everywhere from work to weekend-long beach trips.

    bdactivewear / Etsy

    Get it from bdactivewear on Etsy for $12.74+ (available in six colors and 16 text colors).

    15. A water-resistant sticker so that they can pay homage to their favorite ~Schitt-y~ show via their laptop, planner, water bottle, car, and the list goes on.

    Lacey Olson Design / Etsy

    Get it from Lacey Olson Design on Etsy for $3.50.

    16. A wish bracelet to make all of their dreams come true (they'll simply have to make a wish and when the string breaks, BAM — wish granted). Plus, you can even personalize the rainbow keepsake card.

    Calmingcreations1 / Etsy

    Promising review: "My best friend is working harder than ever in a pharmacy. She’s doing a brilliant job, she came home from one of her shifts to this at it definitely went down well." —Rosemary

    Get it from Calmingcreations1 on Etsy for $3.21.

    17. A foodie dice set that, thanks to186,000 possible combinations, will help even the most indecisive person choose a damn meal.

    TwoTmbleweeds / Etsy

    So how does it work? JUST ROLL THE DICE! You roll five dice (each with protein, cooking method, grain and carb, herb, and bonus ingredient options), and then you roll one of four dice to decide which seasonal vegetable belongs on your plate.

    Hello, endless cooking adventures and goodbye, bland meal that I eat every single night because I lack culinary creativity.

    Get it from TwoTmbleweeds on Etsy for $24.

    18. A pencil set because these may be #2 pencils, but they honor your #1 favorite show: The Golden Girls, baby.

    Madcap And Co / Etsy

    Promising review: "These are adorable pencils, and the lettering is lovely and clear." —msmurder81

    Get it from Madcap And Co on Etsy for $6.

    19. A Renaissance-inspired portrait that is the most thoughtful present you can give. It also only takes about two days to receive: submit a photo, add a pet name, and that's it. They'll receive a printable digital illustration that showcases the regality of their pet.

    gisartprint / Etsy

    Psst, you can even email the print directly to your birthday pal!

    Promising review: "I ordered this for my sister and she absolutely loved it! I got the item so quickly, too. I definitely will be ordering again." —Elizabeth Sturgeon

    Get it from gisartprint on Etsy for $10.

    20. A custom ring inspired by their favorite cityscape (or the one they're currently living in now): Think spots like New Orleans, New York, Paris, or Prague being adorned on their digits.

    Caitlyn Minimalist / Etsy

    You can even opt for much smaller cities than the ones listed above — simply let the seller know about the city you're thinking of, and they'll create a mock-up for you to approve.

    Promising review: "I got this for my daughter as a graduation gift of Columbus, Ohio. It is really beautiful and I can't wait to give it to her!!" —Lisa Chaffin-Murphy

    Get it from Caitlyn Minimalist on Etsy for $23.62 (available in three colors, 68 cities, and sizes 4.5-12).

    21. A stemless wineglass that can house their favorite red, white, or rosé. Customize this with their name and they're *guaranteed* to put this to use during their next Friends marathon (a marathon that happens quite frequently).

    CraftyChicksDesigns1 / Etsy

    Get it from CraftyChicksDesigns1 on Etsy for $9.95.

    22. A game of cornhole guaranteed to wreak havoc on your family's next backyard shindig (if your family is as competitive as mine, that is). For an event more competitive than the Olympics, these monogrammed boards are where it's at.

    Two Shops Woodworking / Etsy

    Promising review: "We could not be more pleased with these boards! They were absolutely gorgeous, great material, and exactly what we asked for! The bride and groom were over the moon excited to receive their gift! 100% worth the money and it will get lots of use in the years to come." —Dani Koury

    Get it from Two Shops Woodworking on Etsy for $249+ (available in 14 bag colors).

    23. A naturally anti-microbial linen bag that will keep bread fresh for a longer period of time. For an easy way to extend the shelf life of your favorite paired-with-butter food, you'll want to ba-get this immediately.

    Lakeshore Linen / Etsy

    Get it from Lakeshore Linen on Etsy for $20.

    24. A handmade mug to turn their morning coffee into an even more luxurious ritual. Caffeine housed in this gorgeous hunk of ceramic? Yes, please.

    HKAceramics / Etsy

    Promising review: "AMAZING! My boyfriend adores his mug. Absolutely gorgeous." —Chelsea

    Get it from HKAceramics on Etsy for $25.71+ (available in six colors).

    25. An art print highlighting Broadway costumes throughout the years, from that of Cats to Jersey Boys. This gift is *ideal* for the friend who uses their Spotify account to stream the Wicked soundtrack in its entirety.

    Pop Chart / Etsy

    Get it from Pop Chart on Etsy for $30.

    26. A hand-lettering kit for anyone looking to improve their penmanship *or* transform their DIY projects into something worth 'gramming. This kit provides easy-to-follow instructions to turn their doodles and scribbles into a work of legible art.

    Wildflower Art Studio / Etsy

    This kit includes an instruction booklet, sketch book, drawing pad, artist paper, watercolor set, paintbrush, pencil sharpener, chalk, chalk marker, chalkboard, micron pen, white Signo pen, pencil, eraser, and project guide.

    Promising review: "Love this so much! All of the materials are high quality, and the instructions are enough to make a beginner like me dive right in without fear. Definitely recommend!" —erickaarambula

    Get it from Wildflower Art Studio on Etsy for $58.

    27. A soy wax candle inspired by the fruity, sugary cereal that accompanied your Saturday morning cartoons. In other words, this smells like your y-o-u-t-h.

    Witchy Wicks Candle Co / Etsy

    Promising review: "This was the first of four candles I ordered from this shop. As long as Witchy Wicks is up and operating, I'm ordering candles. I sent all four out as gifts and people won't stop talking about how good the candles smell." —waret03

    Get it from Witchy Wicks Candle Co for $16+ (available two sizes).

    28. A linen jumpsuit for anyone who despises having to choose both a top and bottom *and* doesn't like dresses. Presenting the perfect, versatile one-and-done solution.

    Linen Fox / Etsy

    Promising review: "Great fit, great color, great quality! And was delivered sooner than expected!" –Chrissy Arlen

    Get it from Linenfox on Etsy for $90 (available in XS-XL and in 20 colors).

    29. A dainty customizable ring they'll reach for on the daily — this gorgeous little accessory will become the pièce de résistance to every 👏 single 👏 outfit 👏 they wear from now on.

    PTCJewellery / Etsy

    Promising review: "Obsessed with this! Really happy with the purchase and great communication when I needed the address changed. Shipment was earlier than expected as well! Thanks!" —Court Persson

    Get it from PTCJewellery for $33.99+ (available in ring sizes 1-13).

    30. A paper model of the Grand Budapest Hotel sure to make the heart of any Wes Anderson fan flutter (#me). This even comes packaged in a Mendl's box that will obviously be treasured forever and ever.

    Kiko Ilustrador / Etsy

    Promising review: "Absolutely beautiful product!! I couldn't be happier with it!" —Courtnee

    Get it from Kiko Ilustrador on Etsy for $20.25.

    31. A lined hardcover notebook so they can jot down dreams, to-do lists, their next novel — the possibilities are endless, and this thoughtful gift is guaranteed to be put to good use.

    The Inspired Stories / Etsy

    Get it from The Inspired Stories on Etsy for $19.29 (available in three colors).

    32. A handmade bookend that any bibliophile will want to purchase for themselves (*adds to personal shopping cart*). This hunk of customizable solid oak even comes with a built-in vase to house their favorite flower.

    MijMojDesign / Etsy

    Promising review: "Exactly as described and inscription looks great. Very high quality feel — the base is solid and heavy enough to support the weight of even larger books." —Kevin Hutchinson

    Get it from MijMojDesign on Etsy for $44.93+.

    Me, breaking out the party hat and pretending I'm *not* a Scorpio so I can justifying buying all of the above... for myself:

    TV Tokyo

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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