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    33 Adorable Gifts That Don't Even Need Wrapping Paper

    Unless it's cute wrapping paper, of course.

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    1. A set of lil' animal pots anyone would fauna over. Since you're skipping the wrap job, you can even add tiny plants before gifting!

    small pots shaped like a koala, panda, fox, tiger, elephant, and penguin

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    2. A pair of molds that create floating icebergs in their drink.

    floating ice that looks like polar bears and penguins on icebergs

    Get two from Amazon for $9.59.

    3. Cat Tarot so they can get into the fun hobby of predicting the future. I see in their future: their cat pushing these on the floor.

    cat tarot cards with watercolor cat illustrations

    Promising review: "These cards are great! As someone who owns more than a couple of tarot decks, the cardstock on these is superb for the price. This deck is friendly and has a very aesthetically pleasing color palette — even some of the darker cards of the deck are rather light-hearted. The images themselves are fantastic, cute, colorful without overdoing it, and not too gimmicky. If you like tarot and you also happen to like cats, get this deck!" —A. Asher

    Get it from Amazon for $15.96.

    4. A brass animal that'll hook onto stems and keep their plants company.

    flat metal animals that hook onto plant stems

    Get it from AnotherStudio on Etsy for $8.18 (available in 12 animals).

    5. A pet collar charm to award your better half. Cats and dogs don't really understand wrapping paper, so you can just clip it right on.

    heart shaped charm that says a part of my heart

    Get it from KodiakMilly on Etsy for $13.50.

    6. A tiki mug that looks like The Child drinking from a mug. Everybody's staying hydrated!

    baby yoda tiki mug

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    7. An Up house picture frame you can fill with a picture of you and your Ellie (or Russell or Dug!).

    frame shaped like the up house

    Get it from BoxLunch for $22.90.

    8. A sweet round frog light they'll want to cradle forever.

    small frog light held in the palm of model's hands
    Shop Zoki

    Get it from Shop Zoki for $18.

    9. A waffle stick maker for delicious, dippable waffles any time.

    device that makes four waffle sticks at once

    Promising review: "I do not normally rave about kitchen appliances but I love this little guy! I impulse bought it after reading some reviews and craving waffles. It seriously is the best waffle maker I have ever used. We had a more expensive one that would flip to cook evenly, but this thing has that beat by a mile. I have used it a dozen times and the waffles come out perfect every time. I spray with vegetable oil before pouring in 1/3 cup of batter (as other reviewers have noted it does not come with a measuring cup) and then set a timer for four minutes. When I am done, I just unplug it and let it cool, then wipe it off with a cloth. I know the color and cartoonish logo may turn some people off but I seriously recommend this iron to everyone." —leahas

    Get it from Amazon for $20.10.

    10. A pair of socks featuring bacon and bacon-loving corgis. That should check off all the boxes for the perfect gift.

    mid calf length socks with corgis wearing bacon outfits

    Get them from Amazon for $9.95.

    11. Or some fuzzy thigh-high socks that are equal parts snuggly and adorable.


    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sets of one, two, or three, with five styles available in total).

    12. A Kanto-inspired candle for your favorite Pokémon trainer. The Cerulean City one smells like a seaside town (cool water, dewy green, lemon, lotus, etc.) and has Misty's Staryu on top, while the Lavender Town option smells like lavender (duh) and has Cubone on top.


    Get the Lavender Town and Cerulean City candles from BeaconCandlesUK on Etsy for $17.90.

    13. A hand-crafted ceramic mug featuring a surprise animal on the bottom.

    blue mug with small 3d panda on the bottom

    Get it from Amazon for $10.82+ (available in eight animals).

    14. Some cat suction cup stands to keep their phone upright while bingeing some Animal Planet shows.

    cats with suction cups that push to keep a phone upright

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $9.59.

    15. And a sloth hooded blanket and matching pillow to help them take it nice and slow.


    Get the blanket for $39.99 or the pillow for $18.88 from Amazon.

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


    Promising review: "This model has been such an enjoyable build. As of now, I am not completely finished. Having put around 20 hours into it, I'd say I have another eight hours more to go. The pieces are all vibrantly pre-painted, with the exception of one large base piece. The glue and tweezers it comes with are perfect for the job. The cloth I had gotten for the couch was not large enough, but I improvised by using another color cloth (that also came with the kit) for the seat. The attention to detail in this little study is just first class. I even recognized books that I have read/purchased in the past within this model! I am not experienced at all with building wooden kits and I was still able to do this one perfectly with minimal struggle. I will certainly be buying more Robotime models in the near future, the greenhouse one is next :)!" —B.R.J.G.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (also available in an art studio or greenhouse).

    17. A glow-in-the-dark Navi keychain to help them find their way without saying "hey, listen!" one million times.

    glowing navi keychain

    Get it from LootCaveCo on Etsy for $12.95+ (available as a charm, keychain, or necklace).

    18. A pair of mittens that come together to make a heart design. Aww!

    two halves of a heart sewn into each mitten

    Get them from ekawear on Etsy for $24.24+ (available in sizes baby–XL adult, and four colors).

    19. A DIY puffy sticker kit for the sticker lover who has already collected everything else on the market.

    box for puffy sticker kit

    Promising review: "These are actually quite cute. The kit comes with everything needed to make the stickers — pre-colored images as well as images to color yourself. It can be a little tricky for little hands to layer everything correctly and get a nice good seal on the edges, but with a little help, little ones can make impressive puffy stickers. The instructions do state to not cut too close to the edge, which was done accidentally, and the sticker came apart — but after that, we made them correctly. I was hoping for a refill kit, but I don't believe one is available." —Annamarie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    20. A purr-fectly adorable cat toy shaped like a feline ice cream cone or gnome to make your cat's holidays a little more fun. Will they play with their cute new toys or a balled up receipt? Only time will tell.


    Get them from misohandmade on Etsy: the ice cream for $12 (available in four styles) or the gnome for $12 (available in two styles).

    21. A long-sleeve shirt that lets the world know that they really love those fluffy carbs.

    model wears long sleeve that says i like bread
    Adorned by Chi

    Adorned by Chi is a Black-owned businesses that promotes positivity, understanding, and diversity. They make magical and quirky items and aim to address the lack of Black representation within anime culture.

    Get it from Adorned by Chi for $39.99.

    22. A rainbow doormat as friendly and welcoming as your friend!

    doormat shaped like semi circle rainbow

    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $23.

    23. A set of lil' holiday erasers that I imagine look like the ones students use in the North Pole.

    erasers that looks like christmas trees, santa hats, santas, reindeer, and snowmen

    Get a pack of six from PookiePandaUK on Etsy for $8.24.

    24. A whimsical double-layer glass to make their morning drinks feel festive and fun.


    Promising review: "I expected this to be plastic, but it's actually glass which I am thrilled about! This is adorable. Not even ashamed to say I bought this for myself, but it would make a perfect gift! :)" —Katherine Beccera

    Get it from Amazon for $8.68+ (available in two colors).

    25. A Gudetama squeezy toy that they'll find simply egg-cellent.

    hand squeezing clear ball of liquid with plastic egg character charm inside

    Get it from Amazon for $7.29+ (available in three colors or in a set of three).

    26. An Animal Crossing beanie featuring everybody's favorite classic cat villager. Sure, Kid Cat and Rosie are great. But Bob is simply iconique.

    beanie with three bobs embroidered on the fold

    Get it from Zoakuma on Etsy for $20.62.

    27. A pack of unusual crayons for the person who's really just a stylish child at heart.

    crayons shaped like a squiggle, x, circle, line, and zig-zag
    Fredericks and Mae

    Fredericks and Mae is a queer-owned business that's been making visually wonderful things since 2007

    Get a pack of five from Fredericks and Mae for $7.

    28. A box of mini cupcakes (that's right, a miniature version of an already smaller version of cake) to give to the person who you think is just doing great. Smaller portions means they can try every flavor without getting too stuffed!

    container of small cupcakes with label that says you're doing great over a rainbow
    Baked by Melissa

    These bite-sized cupcakes come in flavors like cookie dough, triple chocolate fudge, caramel cake batter, red velvet, and caramel apple pie.

    Get a set of 25 from Baked by Melissa for $32.

    29. An adorable string of Nightmare Before Christmas lights that they can hang in their home from Halloween until Christmas.

    string lights shaped like jack skellingtons head with santa clothing

    Get it from ModCloth for $32.

    30. A sweet lil' No Face car charm. Oh, to be a spirit swinging away on a rearview mirror!

    no face from spirited away sits on swing hanging from mirror

    Get it from Snapcrowd on Etsy for $9.99.

    31. A cute lil' bunny light that'll make them so darn hoppy.

    glowing bunny light

    Promising review: "I purchased this product for my 6-year-old who is enjoying reading at night after story time. Instead of having to turn off her light on the other side of the room when she is finished, her mother and I thought this was a better idea. It has worked out beautifully. The product itself is a great little design with a soft gel-like dome and easily turns off/on with a slight push atop of the head. Although it is chargeable, the only downfall is that it does not come with a wall adaptor, but it does come with a USB charging cable." —Moe Abdelghani

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    32. I Choose You (Every Day & Always) — a charming and relatable book about how your love is a conscious choice and something you build together.

    book cover that says i choose you every day and always with two bunnies embracing
    Compendium Publishing & Communications

    It's llustrated by Yumi Sakugawa, who you might know from one of the most relatable comics of all time.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.87 or Bookshop for $10.07 (to support local bookstores).

    33. And a humidifier that looks like a little dog ready to blast off into space in their reindeer rocket ship. Why isn't this a movie yet?,

    It can last up to 10 hours and has seven LED colors.

    Promising review: "I can honestly say I was shocked to find this little gem, especially for the price. I have used it daily since it arrived at my doorstep. I’ve been taking it back and forth from home to work, but I will Instead buy a second one, and most likely a couple more as gifts, as Christmas is around the corner." —Helen Quigley

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in four colors).

    Gift wrapping is really hard, anyway.

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    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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