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29 Cool-Looking Gifts That'll Light Up Pretty Much Anyone's Eyes

Their eyes will do a happy dance.

1. A strip of LEDs that'll wrap behind their TV to help with eye strain and also just make binge-watching look really cool.

a reviewer image of a tv with purple lights behind it

2. Mystic Maze — a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle that reveals a secret "magic trick" when they complete it. There are also 50 Easter eggs hidden in the complicated design so they're sure to be throughly entertained from start to finish.

3. Or, if you want to challenge them, a transparent, iridescent acrylic puzzle that comes together to make a circle. Good luck!

completed clear circular puzzle

4. A fairytale pop-up book sure to capture their imagination, no matter their age.

5. A color-changing showerhead so they can have a solo rave party in the shower.

light up shower head

6. An Always Pan, which is angling to become the only pan they ever reach for when cooking. It has an ultra-slippery nonstick surface, a vented top, a mesh basket for steaming, and a high-quality spoon that hooks onto the handle.

7. A scratch-off poster so your loved one can keep track of their travels and feel encouraged to try new things. Choose from international food, destinations around the world, and national parks.

8. A Nintendo desk lamp that recreates Mario smacking a question block with his little jump move. It doesn't make any noise, but that's OK, they can provide their own.

question block lamp shade with mario charm on the pull cord

9. A four-wick candle for fans of both spooky decor (Hand of Glory, anyone?) *and* offensive gestures. If they dare to light this thing, all but the middle finger will burn down.

the candle

10. A tarot tapestry that sees tasteful and cool home decor in their future.

tapestry that says the sun with horse and moon and flowers

11. A bottle of ferrofluid to make spiky designs that move and change with just a magnet.

model uses magnets to make black liquid in glass bottle spiky

12. A classic board game hidden inside a book so they can store it neatly on their bookshelf until it's time to humiliate the competition in a ruthless game of Candy Land.

13. A pack of rainbow playing cards so every hand could be a great-ient one.

solid color cards placed in rainbow order to create gradient

14. A sweet little ice rink with skating polar bears they can tuck under their tree.

flat polar bear figures ice skating in circular rink with christmas tree in the middle

15. A colorful patterned Baggu to help them cut down on plastic grocery bag waste and look good doing it.

16. A cool kit that lets them make slime they can legit draw on with chalk art markers. How cool is that???

17. A shark bookmark lurking just below the surface of a good read.

18. A rainbow leash to make walking their dog an even more colorful and fun experience.

19. Avocado Smash — a card game that'll be fun to play when your friend is feeling in the ~pits~.

the card game with a matching avocado shaped box

20. A blooming tea for anyone who expects a good show out of their beverages.

21. A fishbowl bubble umbrella that'll be great for rainy walks outside. Water you waiting for? Buy it!

shopping writer mallory mower uses clear round umbrella with fish on it

22. A cactus humidifier, because their desk place doesn't have to feel as dry as a desert, even if they'd like it to look like one.

cactus shaped humidifier

23. A DIY miniature bookstore model so they can finally run their own (very) small business.

24. A pack of space-themed notecards they'll be starry-eyed for.

pile of cards with moon designs on them

25. A pair of 3D coasters with tiny stadium inside for your favorite sports fan. They'll love showing these things off during game time!

clear coaster with tiny 3d stadium inside

26. A pair of fish flops for fisherfolk, marine biologists, aquarium lovers, and anyone who appreciates a weird but cool accessory.

27. A trio of Glossier's ultra-popular lip balm here to soothe cracked and dry lips. There are seven amazing scents to choose from so you're definitely gonna want to get them all three.

the tubes of semi sheer lip balm

28. A holographic nail polish that shimmers so nicely in the sunlight, they might dump all their other nail polishes right in the trash.

holographic silver nail polish

29. A cute terrarium that looks like a mini greenhouse! Having a greenhouse has always been a dream for me, but as long as I'm renting an apartment, this will have to do.

glass box shaped like a greenhouse with a hinged lid on the roof

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