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    Jul 25, 2019

    28 Fun Gifts To Give Anyone Who Is Feeling A Little Down

    Turn that frown upside down!

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    1. A sloth tea infuser to inspire them to take it slow and enjoy a good cuppa every now and then.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $3.97 (originally $13).

    2. A giant gold dragon pool float because gold swan floats are sooo 2018.

    Billie Jo / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "Most epic pool float ever!!! Even bigger than I expected! Glad I got a pump for it too. Way to big to blow up by mouth. Can’t even fit in the bed of the truck so it will be a pool float only." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    3. An encouraging tiger tapestry that wants to hear them roar.

    Target

    Get it from Target for $14.99.

    4. A pack of squishy babes so pokeable and cute, all worries will be forgotten after just a few squeezes.

    Amazon

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $9.99.

    5. Wooden kitchen tools that'll help make meals that really rock.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Bought this as a gift for a musician who loves cooking, and this was a complete hit. The utensils were a little smaller in size than I expected, but not excessively small. They did seem thick and sturdy. Only complaint — not worth deducting a star in my opinion — is that the plastic presentation box they come in is a little flimsy, and was a little smushed during delivery so it wasn't quite a pristine-looking gift. I just used a gift bag instead of wrapping the box. The gift was really well-received, would totally buy again." —Jennifer Johnson

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $19.99.

    6. A sleeping bag-shaped blanket for anyone who wishes they could curl up in a giant basket of fries.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $17.50.

    7. A pack of space-themed postcards so you can spread well wishes far and wide.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love these postcards! The back is easy to write on (NOT glossy), and there are 50 unique images, which is a major plus (not like those sets of 50 with 25 designs... you know the sort). It's a good mix between classic illustrations of the cosmos and some pretty cool photography, too. Totally recommend for the space fan." —Toothpick FactoryTop Contributor: Pets

    Get a set of 50 from Amazon for $14.24.

    8. A USA cork board to help them track their travels across the states.

    UniqueCorkBoards

    Get it from on UniqueCorkBoards Etsy for $21.95+ (available in seven sizes).

    9. A pack of sheet masks with teeny-tiny shiba designs everyone will aww over.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I got this set as a gift for a friend! She’s a shiba owner and has quite a collection of shiba anything, so this set was perfect for her and she loves them! Super cute design, but almost too cute to use up! Will have to order more next time. :)" —Alice

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $14.95.

    10. A mocking Spongebob figure so your friend can ruthlessly tease you IRL.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $17.49.

    11. A cute lil' bird that will spit all-natural hand sanitizer out of its beak when they tap it on its noggin.

    Amazon

    These birds contain alcohol, water, glycerin, aloe vera, and essential oils (lemon, spearmint, and bergamot). It's a little less intense than the usual hand sanitizers and smells much better. I have one on my desk and love that it doesn't dry out my hands as much as other brands I've tried.

    Get two gray ones from Amazon for $12.99.

    12. A clear slime with a mini Evian bottle swimming in it. What refreshing find!

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.

    13. A pack of reusable dry erase stickers to make leaving notes easier than ever.

    Amazon

    Just be careful not to put these on painted walls because it might take some of that off!

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $17.99.

    14. A mesh Zazu top to give the friend who is always trying to keep you out of trouble — just like Zazu!

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $40 (available in sizes 0–14).

    15. Or a sheer dot top for your clingiest friend.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $14.99 (available in sizes 0X–3X).

    16. A mini vending machine for workplace snack attacks.

    Typo

    Get it from Typo on Cotton On for $29.99.

    17. Speaking of desk items, a fun pen holder that beats the heck out of that old company branded mug everyone else has.

    Typo, Amazon

    Get an animal pen holder from Typo on Cotton On for $12.99 (available in 10 animal shapes) or an iridescent pen holder from Amazon for $9.99.

    18. A pack of kitty sponges with three layers for extra foaming action. Not that anyone would ever dream of actually using these cuties and ruining them.

    Amazon

    Parents had decorative soaps that we weren't allowed to touch and now we have decorative sponges. JK, use 'em and buy more!

    Promising review: "I bought these kitty sponges because they are so cute — kind of spendy, but had to have them. They are larger than I expected but that's a good thing. It is a quality dish sponge. If you don't mind the cost, buy them." —Grandma Vic

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $14.98.

    19. A pair of dainty, gold-plated earrings they'll be over the moon for.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Great minimalist style earrings, simplistic and runs small, so you might want to be careful when you put them down. The design part is only about a centimeter or two long, but the post part is the typical length, much like other earrings. True 24k gold plated! I was having a bad allergic reaction to other earrings before I bought these even though I was using the antiseptic to clean my ears daily." —LYL

    Get them from Amazon for $18 (available in three finishes).

    20. A candle with a summery scent reminiscent of cucumber, cut grass — and tennis balls!

    Otherland

    Trust me, it smells SO GOOD! And you can't beat the gorgeous label.

    Get it from Otherland for $36 (also available in fresh pearl or stone fruit).

    21. An army of cat spoons here to make every tea time the sweetest event all day, even if they don't take any sugar.

    Amazon

    Get a pack of four to seven from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in three styles).

    22. Magnetic bookmarks that'll look way better than that crumpled receipt from the bookstore they've been using.

    Amazon

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $6.99.

    23. A pair of round sunglasses they'll never want to take off. I guess "I Wear My Sunglasses At Night" must have been based off this pair.

    Amazon, Malissa Orozco / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are great, sleek, everyday type of sunglasses. They are smaller framed so if you need them for a work event, then they would be great! When I can't wear my favorite oversized aviators, I wear these and I love them. As with most of their glasses, they are lightweight so they don't feel heavy and these came with a great soft case to hold them when I'm not wearing them. Definitely would recommend these!" —jenniferlp82

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in five styles).

    24. A miniature ramen keychain that'll be almost as comforting to hold as the real deal.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $4.69.

    25. A unicorn cable chomper to protect the most vulnerable part of the lightning cable and look darn cute doing it.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $3.97.

    26. A pair of custom socks with their dog's mug printed right on it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I received my order two weeks early and they were even better than I expected. The quality was great and the likeness to our dog was absolutely perfect! I had purchased these socks for my daughter after we sadly had to put one of our beloved dogs ('her' dog for 14 years) to sleep just two weeks before. I intended to save these for her birthday in a month, but I could NOT wait to give them to her. She cried, but they were tears of joy this time. She was thrilled with them for the obvious sentimental reasons as well as the quality of the socks and the image. This was a great purchase that has helped us start to mend our broken hearts and celebrate our faithful companion." —debra starr

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

    27. A Tonymoly Liptone lip balm for anyone who loves color and hydration in equal measures.

    TerraDactyl / Via amazon.com

    Get it from Amazon for $9.07+ (available in three colors or in a set of all three).

    28. And a dinosaur car vinyl reminding the owner that we can overcome anything with a productive shopping trip.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $2.99.

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