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29 Elegant Gifts For The Minimalist In Your Life

Pared-down gifts for people who like to keep it simple.

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2. A cuddly blanket for when they want to get off the grid for a while and relax.

Promising review: "I don't normally like synthetic fiber blankets, but this is so soft and feels so good that I want to be wrapped up in it all the time!" —gingersnap007

Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in six patterns).


5. A pared-down cuckoo clock that's amusingly cat-powered.

It comes with a little feathered string that your cat can tug on. As your furry pal pulls the string, the little bird dances. The bird, by the way, is modeled after the Delalande's coua, an extinct species due to deforestation.

Get it from THE9LIFE on Etsy for $155.


10. A sleek faux-leather backpack so they can be the coolest kid in school, even if they don't go to school.,

Promising review: "This bag is AMAZING! I am a full-time college student with four classes, meaning I have a lot of supplies and books to carry. This bag carries more than I expected. It's so spacious, has so many pockets (and secret pockets I didn't know about), the leather is magnificently well made, and it's super cute and stylish!" —Natalie

Get it from Amazon for $38.98.


13. An elegant, two-tiered catch-all so they can properly display their keys and loose change.

Promising review: "It looks great on my dresser, and is a great place for some of my larger bracelets, watch, some earrings, etc. It's much larger than I expected it to be, so make sure you check the dimensions before ordering." —Paige Swaim-Presley

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 or Walmart for $12.


17. A set of delicate hair clips shaped like a circle, moon, triangle, and lips.

Promising review: "I really love these clips! I’ve gotten lots of compliments. They do slide down a bit by the end of the day, but they still look cute in a loose hold. My hair is really thick so it still holds without falling out or anything. I love them!" —Sarah

Get four from Amazon for $6.99.

18. A slender candle holder they'll want to proudly display.


23. A pair of wall hangers made with walnut and beech wood for hanging a single item (because clutter is the enemy).

Promising review: "These are so pretty, unique, and they work really well. I got two, and they have such a nice wood grain to them. Each is one of a kind, and they complement each other well. I recommend on a white wall. Our decor is minimalist — these are perfect and beautiful. I get a lot of compliments on them." —JP's mama

Get two from Amazon for $15.99.


27. A fancy foil-finish planter to give their plant a brassy makeover.,

Promising review: "It's super light, but looks heavy and expensive. It holds my tree perfectly! The size and shape makes it also perfect for a trash can, so my husband got one for his office." —emma

Get it from Amazon for $24.95 and up (available in three sizes and two finishes).


28. A glass water bottle with a matte silicone sleeve to inspire them to stay hydrated.

Promising review: "I have had this bottle for about a year and have been extremely happy with it. I much prefer to drink out of glass than plastic (I feel like plastic really never gets clean!) so having the silicone sleeve to protect the glass has been great. I have dropped it a few times with no signs of damage to the glass or sleeve. Cleaning can be a bit of a pain at first, but once you get the hang of getting the silicone sleeve off it's not bad. I have purchased more as gifts for friends and they love them as well!" —alind

Get it from Amazon for $28+ (available in 32 styles).