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    40 Personalized Or Custom Gifts To Get For Your Significant Other

    You can't go wrong with something that literally has their name on it.

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    1. An initial heart pin that's even cuter (and much nicer) than carving your names into a tree.

    heart pins with an arrow through it and two letter initials

    Get it from BonbiForest on Etsy for $13.20 (available in gold or silver).

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

    stickers that look like someone's face

    Just upload a well-lit image!

    Get a sheet of 21 stickers from Amazon for $15.99.

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

    necklace with sloth charms that have engraved names

    Each sloth can be personalized with up to eight characters.

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

    4. A Pokémon card with their actual pet on it! They even get their own moves like Ankle Bite or Supersonic Bark. This is a gift they will never trade (not even for a first edition Charizard).


    Every aspect of the card is custom so you can pick the moves, the type, stats, card rarity, and more. This is already the coolest gift ever but you can also upgrade with a holographic design.

    Get it from WildPetsCreations on Etsy: the custom illustration style for $81 or the photo style for $32+ (available in three sizes).

    5. An air freshener that can look like whatever you'd like! Your shared pet, their favorite cartoon characters, a celeb, you making a silly face — anything!

    air fresheners that look like characters from among us

    Get it from CraftedonMars on Etsy for $5.50 (available in 13 scents).

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

    3d dog face figure on ring

    It's handmade with polymer clay!

    Get it from NicomadeMe on Etsy for $99.

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

    candle that has a map in the shape of a heart with two names on it

    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).

    8. A book full of prompts on why you love them, because sometimes you need a little help finding the words.

    a book that says what i love about you and me

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50.

    9. A custom reel viewer that doubles down on nostalgia by letting them view their old photos in the coolest way possible.

    the finder plus five reels with photos on them

    This viewer comes with a redemption code, so your SO can pick what images they want to immortalize in their new gizmo and then send in to be turned into reels. Soooo much better than a family photo album, just saying.

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $29.95.

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

    small book charm that says outlander

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

    11. 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.

    a mug with two states and hearts that connect them

    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).

    12. Or a fun mug inspired by The Office for the star in your life. This is the gift for the one person you *know* will be attending your America's Got Talent watch party.

    face on a blue star on a white mug

    Get it from stampoutonline on Etsy for $17.99.

    13. An embroidered baseball hat you can customize with any words or logo you'd like in any location on the hat. There are 43 fonts and pretty much a bajillion thread colors to choose from. Seriously, the only limit is your own imagination.

    hat that says your text

    Get it from AmazEmbroidery on Etsy for $18+ (available in 24 colors).

    14. An Old English name necklace for a cool, gothic style they'll love.

    gold colored chain with charm that says custom

    Get it from VestVine on Amazon for $16.99.

    15. A reusable Starbucks cup with a custom message and ring color, for the partner 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).

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

    ear crawler that says charlotte

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

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

    pretty box with items and shredded paper in it

    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 $7 plus everything you add to the box.

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

    small felted dog

    Get it from byMagic on Etsy for $50.

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

    moleskine-like notebook that has an engraved name

    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).

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

    chain bracelet with curved bar charm that has coordinates on it

    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 $17.99 (available in three finishes).

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

    bottle that has a name and whiskey engraved on the front

    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.

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

    calendar charm with extra small heart charm with initials on it

    Get it from aimeestore on Etsy for $10.89.

    23. A pint glass featuring an illustration of your partner 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.

    pin glasses with cartoon characters and names

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

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

    rectangular cufflinks with single initials engraved

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

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

    tote bag with illustrated dog and name

    Get it from HitherRabbit on Etsy for $38+ (available in 1–3 pets).

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

    amp shaped doormat with name on the side

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $35.

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

    pendent of a child's drawing of a cat

    Get it from IdaJewelryDesign on Etsy for $46.50 (available in three finishes).

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

    newspaper puzzle

    Each puzzle has 500 pieces.

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $49.95.

    29. An AMAZING ring for the star-crossed lover who is always checking their horoscope. You can customize it with their moon, sun, and star signs.

    ring with moon, circle, and star shapes and a zodiac sign on each

    Get it from pamelahattie on Etsy for $23.20 (available in sizes 5–12).

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

    dog sits between two feet wears socks with its face on it

    You can get a human version here.

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

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

    heart shaped earrings with beach sand inside

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

    Get them from UncommonGoods for $60+.

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

    speaker with the good advice cupcake on it
    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 starting at $39.95.

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

    thumbprint pendant

    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 $64.

    34. 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.

    small circular charm with dog profile and name

    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).

    35. And an adorable dog tag for your pet-loving SO who likes their furry friend to accessorize as well as they do.

    dog with name charm

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

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

    large sign with name in script

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

    37. A pennant flag sporting whatever name, location, phrase, or word you want. YES, a fart flag is an option. But I maybe recommend the place you met or their name?

    pendant flag that says custom

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

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

    photo of BuzzFeed writer wearing black and white dress next to doll that looks like writer
    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 lil' 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 $99 (originally $115).

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

    large letter charms with full names printed on them

    Get it from MignonandMignon on Amazon for $16.50.

    40. And a hand-painted planter shaped like the beautiful face of their beloved pet.

    dog poses with pot shaped like its face

    Get it from Meow3DStore on Etsy for $199.99+ (available in sizes S-Mega).

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

    illustrated gift guide

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