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25 Quirky Gifts For Your Most Interesting Friends

These gifts are whimsical, intriguing, and charming — just like your giftee.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

1. A miniature greenhouse kit so they can finally achieve their dreams of opening a plant store (for ants).

Amazon

The kit comes with LED lights, pigment, glue, tweezers, various miniature tools, and everything they need to construct the greenhouse.

Promising review: "I absolutely loved assembling this kit! Instructions and materials supplied are good. I will buy another one as I enjoyed assembling it so much I was kind of sad when I was done. It is a wonderful finished product. I really enjoyed changing up with you things and making it my own." —Marcia Britain

Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three styles).

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

2. A Wheel of Fortune blanket that'll be the key vowel that helps them solve the puzzle: B_ST GIFT _V_R

round blanket that looks like wheel of fortune
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

3. A book of random illustrated facts to arm your knowledgable friend with even more obscure bits of trivia.

Workman Publishing

Did you know that astronauts can grow up to 2 inches taller in space? You will now, plus a bunch of other facts your friend will tell you all about.

Get it from Amazon for $9.49, Barnes & Noble for $13.86, or Bookshop for $13.75 (to support local bookstores).

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

4. A very silly puffer coat can cozy that'll ironically keep their drink nice and cold.

can holder that looks like puffer jacket with sleeves tucked into pockets
Uncommon Goods

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $13 (available in four colors).

Economy, standard, and express (one to two business days) shipping options are offered.

5. Pretending to Grownup — a card game perfect for the friend who's too whimsical to grow up.

Amazon

There are 100 original cards, 32 guest artist cards, and a wooden figurine. Players must accomplish various adult tasks (like eat kale and hold babies) using allotted amounts of time, money, and energy. They can also use their imagination and bend the rules.

Promising review: "Bought as a gift for an artist friend. We were happily surprised at the variety of funny illustrations. It includes a second deck with guest artists that are just as amazing and fit incredibly well into the game. I would play with four people for the most fun at least." —Chris

Get it from Amazon for $24.69.

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

6. A Star Wars thumb war book that offers various stages for their biggest battles. Dueling over who is doing the dishes has never been so dramatic.

plastic lightsabers strapped to thumbs duking it out with spiral book with thumb holes as the stage
Amazon

It comes with two lightsabers that can be strapped onto thumbs.

Get it from Amazon for $11.61.

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

7. A pizza box filled with patterned socks to put some pep(peroni) in their step.

Amazon

Get four pairs of socks from Amazon for $25.99 (available in two sizes).

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

8. A bottle of invisible ink so they can send a secret note to their coworkers to meet in the warehouse immediately. No urine needed.

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Promising review: "This ink is fun. Also bought the Vansky UV Black Light flashlight to be able to read my writing. I use it in my journal to write down stuff I don't want anybody to see but for me to remember. Ha, it is so much cheeky fun to be the only one who knows. Great invention!!!" —BonnieSnoo

Get it from Amazon for $14.43.

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

9. A screaming goat figurine worth yelling about.

goat figure with button on rump
amazon.com

Get it with a book from Amazon for $6.97.

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

10. A pair of jumbo googly eyes since they talk to their appliances enough already — might as well put faces on 'em.

amazon.com, Amazon

Get them from Amazon for $4.99+ (available in three sizes and multiple sets).

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

11. A set of beard ornaments for festive facial hair that rivals that of Santa.

model with small baubles in beard
Amazon

Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

12. A Smoko cable buddy reminiscent of those koala clip-ons from our youth. These are shaped like bubble tea, a sloth, and — best of all — a potato!

Urban Outfitters

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $15 (available in three shapes).

Expedited one-to-two-day shipping options are available at additional cost.

13. A cookbook from Snoop Dogg so they can whip up amazing delicacies you don't even have to be high to enjoy.

snoop dogg on cover of cookbook
Urban Outfitters

This book has 50 recipes from Snoop Dogg's collection. Your friend can whip up goodies like baked mac and cheese, easy orange chicken, and fried bologna sandwiches. There are also stories and behind-the-scenes photos.

Get it from Amazon for $17.99, Urban Outfitters for $24.95, or Bookshop for $22.95 (to support local bookstores).

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

14. An LED rainbow sign they'll give you a hue-ge thanks for when they see how good it looks in their room.

rainbow light
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

15. A sloth planner to motivate their slow-moving ass to get up and get those leaves.

sloth notepad with sections for errands, to-do, people to contact, and more
Amazon

Promising review: "I got this notepad as a gift for my sloth-loving friend. Usually anything sloth themed is a hit with her, but this note sheet was an absolute win. She loved it. First of all, the sheets are cute as heck. There is a place to rate your sloth mood, every header is a pun, and the design is tasteful. Second, it is organized in a way that makes sense. It separates errands from short tasks and more. Third, the paper is quality. If you are on the fence, this product is perfect."—Allie Schultz

Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

16. Golden Girls Monopoly so they can thank you for being a friend.

the game with the golden girls on the board
Amazon

Promising review: "Love this game and to play it Golden Girls–style adds to the enjoyment! Love buying properties like Shady Pines and Blanche's bedroom. The TV show may be over but the fun goes on! If you're a fan of the Golden Girls, you'll love this game. Get it, you'll be glad you did!" —Rosemary Wiseman

Get it from Amazon for $42.97 (also consider GG Trivial Pursuit and Clue).

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

17. Cloud bath bombs almost too cute to use, but the silver lining is that it's filled with RAINBOWS!

amazon.com

Promising review: "These bath bombs are so cute. There are four individually wrapped clouds inside a beautiful box. The packaging is very, very pretty, I could imagine these being really fun for kids to get them excited about a bath, or as a great gift for someone who loves unicorns and rainbows! They make a nice stream of rainbow bubbles as soon as placed in the water and fizz for about five minutes or so. All four clouds smells wonderful and the bath made my skin feel very soft from the shea butter." —Rahil Memon

Get four from Amazon for $19.97.

18. A paw-shaped chair cushion, because who doesn't want to be lovingly cradled in a kitten's paw?

paw shaped pillows
Amazon

Promising review: "I freaking LOVE this paw cushion! This paw cushion absolutely saves my butt. It's not super thick or as filled as you might hope. But I read reviews and was prepared for that. A little extra padding would be great but even without it this cushion is soft and comfy! It's still worth every dime. It's perfect if you have one of those hanging indoor/outdoor rope chairs, too! This cushion is soft and cute and comfortable. Buy yourself this thing. You deserve it." —mandarabbit

Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two sizes and four colors). 

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

19. A Shredder...shredder. This TMNT cheese grater will be the perfect companion when shredding their own mozzarella for pizza night. They'll need a lot if they ever want slices as gooey as the ones eaten in the show.

cheese grater with shredder head on it
Toynk

Get it from Toynk or Amazon for $19.99.

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

20. A bottle of ultra-fancy olive oil for your favorite foodie. This stuff is so good and the bottle is so cute, they'll never wanna return to the grocery store kind.

matte white bottle of olive oil
Bespoke Post

Brightland is an Indian American-own business that aims to make superb olive oil. This fancy elixir comes from handpicked Coratina and Frantoio olives and is made in-house by a certified-organic mill. The result? Pure heaven.

Get it from Bespoke Post for $37.

Standard shipping takes three to eight business days in the contiguous states and 10–20 business days to Alaska and Hawaii. Rush 2-day shipping available. 

21. A Pokémon Nanoblock set that'll help you build your perfect team.

a reviewer holds a small completed gengar in their hand
amazon.com

Promising review: "I definitely recommend this to anyone who loves Pokémon. Even if you don’t, it’s very entertaining to put these together! I am obsessed with Nanoblocks. This is a legit product from the actual Japanese Nanoblock company. I am so happy with my purchase. If you build it correctly, there should be no balance issues whatsoever! If people are saying it’s unbalanced, it’s 100% not due to the product but the assembly." —Amy Mai

Get it from Amazon for $9.53+ (available in 18 Pokémon).

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

22. A fuzzy bucket hat that even has some options that come with EARS. Why should little kids have all the fun with eared clothing?

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Promising review: "Not only is it warm for the winter season but sooooo FASHIONABLE!! I have been wearing this hat everywhere!! It’s a bit big but honestly that just makes it more cozy. I love it!!" —Grace Beardsley

Get it from Amazon for $15.89 (available in 28 styles).

Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

23. Opossum and raccoon gift tag stickers so your giftee immediately knows there's something good underneath the wrapping paper. Thanks for the trash, Santa!

gift stickers say i got you trash with possums and raccoons wearing santa hats
LookHuman

Get a sheet of 12 from LookHuman for $8.99.

USPS Priority Express takes two to four days.

24. A cactus scratching post because everything in their home needs to be adorable and silly.

cat scratches a cactus
Chewy

Get it from Chewy for $17.08+ (available in two sizes).

Orders ship for a flat rate of $4.95 (free shipping on $50+). Orders typically arrive one to three days after shipping.

25. And a Quirky Crate — a subscription service that basically does the shopping for you by sending them a monthly package filled with goodies like socks, erasers, stickers, accessories, and more.

Cratejoy

Each box has an $80+ value!

Get it from Cratejoy for $39+/month.

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