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45 Gifts That Are As Beautiful As They Are Useful

Give 'em something real nice they'll actually get to use on the reg, thus reminding them that you are the best gift-giver ever. So really, that marble-print AirPods case is like an investment in your future.

1. A marble AirPods case in a range of gorgeous colors but will not also dispel the mystery of whose is whose in your household. It's really pretty. Do you agree?

hand holding airpods case in marble print

2. A geometric tray they can use to elegantly park the day's jewelry so it doesn't get lost in between walking in the door and putting away everything from the day.

tray with rose gold accents and mirrored bottom

3. An outta-this-world paperweight that'll help them zero in on the right document while they're roving their desk for that *certain* stack of papers.

solar system dome shape paperweight on stack of papers

4. A copper string of lights to shed some ethereal light on most anything.

5. A luxurious candle in a gorgeous container they can reuse after they've burned through the scent.

diptyque candle with red container with a lion design on it

6. A rechargeable lighter for the candle fiend who also can't get enough gadgets (two things can be the truth at once!). Lighter fluid? I don't know her.

7. And a candle wick trimmer to keep that luxury candle in tip-top shape to make it last.

rose gold wick trimmer used on a candle

8. A 10-pack of leather wire wraps for the most organized folks you know. Also, these are going to look sooo much more expensive than what they cost ya'.

open notebook with the simple ties wrapped around ear bud cords

9. A travel flat iron so they can easily make some little touchups on the go.

hand holding up a marble print min flat iron

10. A picturesque Bundt cake pan to produce the most ~magical~ powdered sugar-dusted forest.

11. A roll of galactic tape that'll help patch some holes in their life (or the universe).

roll of tape with a galactic pattern

12. Velvet pajamas for a gift so fancy it'll make them nervous about how much money you spent. Joke's on them!

model wearing emerald green velvet cami and shorts with black lace details

13. A lotus incense burner they'll put to use by finally wafting their way through that bundle of incense sticks you found at that boutique for a steal.

14. A serving bowl duo your aunt who loves pottery AND chips and dip will adore.

double bowl with room for chips, dip

15. Copper utensils to help set them up for success when it comes to actually sticking by their annual New Year's resolution of getting in the kitchen more often.

copper tone kitchen utensils with navy handles

16. A rose quartz massager and roller perfect for giving themselves a pampering face massage with their holy grail face oil.

reviewer's hand holding both of the massagers

17. A dashing cocktail book packed with delicious recipes and beautiful illustrations that'll help 'em learn how to whip up some fancy drinks at home. Think of all the money saved!!!

18. And a glam glass to contain those tasty creations.

two double old fashioned glasses with metallic abstract design on the glasses

19. A keyboard cover as some insurance for anyone who's always sipping coffee at the computer.

colorful keyboard cover on a mac laptop

20. A metallic headphones stand that'll cradle their fave noise-cancelling wonders while they're at ease.

rose gold headphones stand

21. A reinforced umbrella for making skies look blue, even when they're gray.

black umbrella with blue sky print on the inside when you open it

22. A mirrored bookmark that'll transform into the most gorgeous thing ever when they glimpse their own visage.

open book with the bookmark on a page

23. A jute basket large enough to help corral kids' toys or dirty clothes.

the jute basket with dirty clothes in it

24. A cuticle oil that'll do their personal beauty counter, cuticles, and skin good.

25. A couple of plant watering stakes to split between two green thumbs whose house plants are still alive. (How?!)

potted plant with two bird shaped watering stakes in the pot

26. A gorgeous velvet headband for an easy accent on those days when their hair's a day too dirty but they couldn't resist the appeal of the snooze button.

velvet headbands with knot on top, faux pearls sewn on it

27. A Charlotte Tilbury highlighting palette with shimmer bricks for high-wattage highlight that'll look like some fancy Insta filter effect.

the open palette with a starburst pattern on the lid, then three shimmer bricks inside

28. A trio of reusable shopping bags they actually won't forget to take to the store.

model holding three various patterned reusable totes

29. Or a five-pack of washable mesh shopping totes for a très chic solution to them always having to pay for a plastic bag. I own one and can vouch that these beauts ball up into very little space but have some Mary Poppins-like capabilities.

30. A snazzy bottle opener because you used their poor excuse for a bottle opener at their last party and it wasn't pretty.

bottle opener that looks like a gilded beetle

31. A branch jewelry holder that'll also serve as some super chic wall art.

gold tone branch jewelry holder with two bracelets hanging off the branches

32. A scratch-off world map they can use to plan their next trip and satisfyingly scratch off their bucket list countries. It'll look gorgeous now while we're all staying put but serve as some great inspo for saving up for that vacation instead of ordering from their fave neighborhood joint three times a week.

person scratching off map

33. A botanical shower curtain because perhaps they've tried and failed at caring for bathroom-friendly plants. (Relatable.)

floral and butterfly print shower curtain

34. A fashionable wrist watch they'll assume was on Oprah's faves for the year because it looks *that* fancy. (Psst, it wasn't.)


35. A beauty nutrition book for the person who's always guzzling green tea and googling which nuts will help their nails grow stronger.

the book cover

36. A scratch-off holographic notes set you two can use to leave lil' notes for each other.

person placing tic-tac-toe on one of the notes

37. A faux-fur throw blanket — it'll help cozy up any sitting spot.

faux fur blanket thrown over a chair

38. Glitzy coasters that'll show theres a *gold* lining (or at least edging) to everything.

square coasters in white marble with golden edges

39. A 20-pack of on-trend hair clips to amp up a major case of bedhead or lend a hand for when those bangs they talked themselves into need to grow out.

various style clips

40. A trio of glitzy ballpoint pens so it'll be so much easier for them to find a pen in their purse when they need one.

person writing with the metallic pen that has a giant fake diamond at the top

41. A super stylish glass bottle with a handy carrying strap you and I both know will make an appearance or four on their Insta feed.

person carrying the water bottle by its handle

42. A set of Jonathan Adler playing cards so they'll never have to track down exactly where a deck is next time they wanna play some gin rummy.

the two decks of cards and some of the playing cards fanned out

43. An activity baby chair — they'll be sad to put it away once their baby has outgrown it.

light pink/gray soft chair with a try that has all sorts of soft things for a baby to play with

44. Spicy cooking salt from their fave hoop earring jewelry designer that'll really dress up their morning eggs.

open jar of salt

45. An electric kettle they could even keep at their desk for a mid-afternoon cup of tea.

person pouring water from the marble print tea kettle into a coffee mug

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