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    37 Personalized Gifts To Prove How Well You Know Them

    I mean, a lot of these gifts have their literal *name* on them.

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    1. A family necklace you can personalize with up to five sloths, one for each important person (or interest) in their life.


    Each sloth can be personalized with up to eight characters.

    Get it from EEJewellery on Etsy for $28.31+ (available in two finishes).

    2. Custom stickers resembling anyone you want, whether it's your recipient, their pet, or their favorite celebrity.


    Just upload a well-lit image!

    Get a sheet of 21 stickers from Amazon for $17.99.

    3. A custom brooch of their favorite pet to prove that you got them pinned.


    It's handmade with polymer clay!

    Get it from NicomadeMe on Etsy for $95.

    4. A candle celebrating where you two first met. This gift smells like success!


    Enter two names, the city, state, and any special date. For the lid, enter a date for the "burning bright since" line.

    Promising review: "Beautiful candle, smells amazing. The design is simple and elegant. It arrived much faster than expected and was very nicely packaged. Highly recommend!" —MJ

    Get it from Define Design 11 on Amazon for $24 (available in 20 scents).

    5. A book full of prompts about why you love your mom/dad/grandparent/teacher/etc. Just fill it in before giving it to them and watch for that almost guaranteed smile.


    Get it from Amazon for $10.11+ (available in 21 styles).

    6. A special necklace sporting pretty much any book cover you can think of, including your recipient's favorite obscure tome on French existentialism.


    Get it from FromNewLeaf on Etsy for $16.16+ (available in two sizes; available in keychain form).

    7. A fancy phone case showing off some fancy engraved initials and a place for credit cards, for the person who likes to travel light.


    It has sizes for iPhones 5–X.

    Get it from EXTRA STUDIO from Amazon for $32.99 (available in four stitch colors).

    8. A reusable Starbucks cup with a custom message and ring color, for the friend who's always making a coffee run.


    You can add words to the top and bottom of the ring.

    Get it from Caffeine And Wine on Amazon for $16.99 (available in 20 colors).

    9. A pair of earrings to show how much you care — and that you know exactly what kind of jewelry they like.


    Get them from CaitlynMinimalist on Etsy for $19.87 (available in three finishes).

    10. Custom stone coasters donning art from their favorite band. Good luck ~beatling~ this gift next year.


    Get a set of four from MusicAsArtBySarah on Etsy for $33.

    11. A bracelet inscribed with anything you want, whether it's coordinates or an inside joke.


    Enter up to 17 characters. Backside inscription available for $10. You can choose center, right, or left alignment for text.

    Promising review:
    "Gorgeous! Bought two as friendship bracelets, and the engraving is still prominent and pretty even though I bought them last Christmas." —CastieltheK-9

    Get it from MignonandMignon on Amazon for $16.99 (available in three finishes).

    12. A hand painted portrait for people who are always saying things are better the old fashioned way.


    Get it from RoyalKidsArt on Etsy for $220+ (available in three sizes).

    13. A BoxFox — a custom gift box you can fill with a variety of different goodies you think they'll enjoy.

    First you choose your box color, then you fill it with items like fancy pens, colorful chocolate, beauty supplies, and books. Finally, you fill out a card, and bam! You're done. No hassle and you have a super thoughtful gift neatly packaged.

    Get it from Box Fox for $6.50+ everything you add to the box.

    14. A little needle-felted model of their pet. They can hold their whole world (Fido) in their hands.


    Get it from byMagic on Etsy for $40.

    15. A journal with their name, for the friend who is always saying "wow, I should write that down."


    In the free gift message box, specify the design and font options and the text you would like to engrave.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in three sizes and four colors).

    16. A pint glass featuring an illustration of your friend and their favorite hobby. Suffering through all those rants about why the book was better than the movie will finally pay off — in the form of the perfect gift.


    Get it from UncommonGoods for $32+ (available in sets up to eight glasses).

    17. A state mug for long distance couples who will be comforted by the idea that somewhere over state lines, they're drinking coffee from the same mugs.


    Select two states and color options.

    Promising review: "I thought this looked like a nice gift for my mother who lives in Canada — I was able to get my state and her province in the colors I want. I bought it as a Christmas gift, and she is using it every day and washing it in the dishwasher with no issues. VERY HIGHLY RECOMMEND." —T. Osgood

    Get it from Cupology on Amazon for $20.95+ (available in two sizes).

    18. A tote bag with an illustration of their pet, so they can load it up with plenty of toys and treats for their (other) BFF.


    Get it from HitherRabbit on Etsy for $36+ (available in 1–3 pets).

    19. A pair of initial cufflinks for people who mean business when it comes to work attire.


    Get them from Amazon for $20.99 (available in 26 letters).

    20. An amp doormat so everyone can take ~note~ of it when they come to visit your recipient.


    Get it from UncommonGoods for $35.

    21. A necklace in the shape of a child's drawing, so they can show off what a great artist their favorite mini Picasso is.


    Get it from IdaJewelryDesign on Etsy for $42 (available in three finishes).

    22. A jigsaw puzzle of the front page of The New York Times on a date that's meaningful for the both of you.


    Each puzzle has 500 pieces.

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $49.95.

    23. A calendar keychain proving once and for all that yes, you DO know your anniversary, thank you very much.


    Get it from aimeestore on Etsy for $10.89.

    24. An adorable dog tag for your pet-loving friend who likes their furry friend to accessorize as well as they do.


    Get it from DistinctlyIvy on Amazon for $15.94+ (available in three finishes and two sizes).

    25. A pair of earrings filled with sand from their favorite beach. You can easily ~sea~ how this gift would be a winner.


    You can choose from a selection of sands or send in your own!

    Get them from UncommonGoods for $60+.

    26. A pair of dog socks so everyone knows they have a cute pet (and a super thoughtful friend).


    You can get a human version here.

    Get them from Amazon for $24 (available in sizes S–L and 10 colors).

    27. A fingerprint necklace that's truly one of a kind.


    You just have to send a photo of the fingerprint to get started.

    Promising review: "Absolutely in love with my necklace. I lost my father in 2015, 21 days after I got married. This came in a cute little box and packaged very well. If you are on the fence with buying this necklace, I promise you will not be disappointed! After I ordered my necklace, I emailed the seller with my father's prints and what I wanted on the back of the necklace, it turned out exactly how I wanted. ♡" —WJacoby

    Get it from Amazon for $48.

    28. A letter or name cut-out for people who always wanted to see their name in lights, but will settle for wood.


    Get it from 48 Hour Monogram on Amazon for $14.99+ (available in seven sizes, 18 colors).

    29. A bracelet featuring a capsule filled with a secret scroll inside. These are based off vintage poison rings, but hopefully your gift's message will be less venomous.

    Fortune and Fame

    You can pick out a message or write your own! It comes with a little wand to help them fish the scroll out to read.

    Get it from Fortune and Fame for $148+ (available in two finishes).

    30. A dainty necklace featuring a picture of a dog, plus their dog's name. This is a great gift for anyone with a fairly common dog breed.


    Promising review: "Was a gift. She really liked it. Her dog is a Labrador, and she was very happy because she loves that big boy! Fast shipping. Perfect gift for the dog parent!" —J. L. Q

    Get it from MignonandMignon on Amazon for $19.50 (available in three finishes and 20 breeds).

    31. A custom speaker or pair of headphones from JBL featuring any image you'd like them to admire while dancing away.

    JBL / BuzzFeed

    You can choose from three speakers and three headphones. Either upload a photo or design something cool using JBL's customizing program.

    Get it from JBL for $49.95+.

    32. A jumbo initial necklace with their full name written out on one side. You know, just in case they forget what it stands for.


    Get it from MignonandMignon on Amazon for $14.99.

    33. A pennant flag sporting whatever name, location, phrase, or word you want. YES, a fart flag is an option.


    Get it from UptownHeritage on Etsy for $37 (available in 15 colors).

    34. A plush toy that looks just like them! Copying is the highest form of flatter, after all.

    Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

    You can also get a plush toy made after a child's drawing.

    My co-worker got one made of herself and here is what she said about it: "I never knew what a doll I was until I got this li'l cutie in my life. The design process is simple and super satisfying. Just upload a photo with the outfit you want the doll to have, approve the check made by the designers, and wait on your incredible custom piece! Get ready to have your self esteem hit unhealthily happy levels." —Mallory Mower

    Get it on sale from Budsies for $89 (originally $115).

    35. A hand-painted planter shaped like the beautiful face of your beloved pet.


    Get it from Meow3DStore on $62.95+ (available in sizes S-Mega).

    36. A glass bourbon flask for your fanciest booze fan.


    Promising review: "Alright! Received my package and it looks perfect! The glass is clear and the name on the bottle looks great! Not only is the product great, but after making my purchase my account received notice it would take however many days for shipping and making. No big deal. WELL IT WAS MADE AND DELIVERED IN FIVE DAYS and I'm beyond impressed. Not sure if the shipping is always like that but I’d completely recommend this product/company. They really got the ball rolling and made my order happen quick. I’ve felt that it never happens that fast...especially getting closer to the holidays." —josica conrad

    Get it from Crystal Imagery Engraved Glass Barware Gifts on Amazon for $38.

    37. And a custom sweater featuring their favorite person in the world, you– oops no, sorry, their pet. I'm sure you're second, though.

    K. Sienk / Sweater Hound

    You can also get their pet's image on a sweatshirt, pants, or blanket.

    Get it from Sweater Hound for $98 (available in sizes S–XL and four colors, also available in kid sizes).

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!


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