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23 Gifts The Person You Barely Know Will Totally Love

Cool -- but generic enough -- to fit the semi-acquaintances in your life from your Secret Santa to your sister's terrible boyfriend.

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2. Fake being suuuuper personal by giving a cheap-and-chic perfume sample set that gives the wearer a credit for a full-size bottle if they dig one of the sample scents.

Get a sample set with two 2mL vials (that last about a week) for $10. Then if the recipient digs one of the scents, they can use a $10 credit toward a 50mL/1.7 oz. bottle that costs $85.

3. Make library and bookstore hauls easier for the person who hosts your book club and you know zilch about otherwise with this library card tote and pouch.

4. Offer up this pretty artist palette tray that's suited for all levels of entertaining -- from a wine-and-cheese party to watching the game with a personal batch of pizza rolls.

5. Boost a crafty acquaintance's DIY prowess with this cute animal multi-tool that's small enough to slip into a pocket.

It includes a flathead screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, wire stripper, file, hole punch, bottle opener, and utility knife.

Get it from Amazon for $20.

6. Crowd out boring magnets on a party host's fridge with these whimsical ones, that is if they dig nudity and booze.

Get them from LIV & DOM on Etsy for $12.93 each. / Available in male or female, and Prosecco, gin, white or red wine.


7. Let them get crafty (making useful OR decorative guitar picks) with this guitar pick punch if anytime you ask them about music they say they like "all kinds."

8. Set the coffee o'clock tweeter up for eating/drinking success with a pair of these face mugs that'll let them double fist hot drinks and treats.


13. Have your pick of not one, but two(!), outhouse calendars for the annoying uncle who always tells potty jokes over family get-togethers.

15. Slip this Snow White makeup pouch to your parents' neighbor (that'll corner you at the neighborhood party when you're home) whose defining Facebook characteristic is sharing every story about reimagined Disney princesses.

16. Find an approp present for the person in your life who wouldn't be caught dead without a knit cap -- even in July -- with this festive sequin beret.


18. Bring a little green into your coworker's life whose Instagram feed is exclusively #wanderlust pics but you suspect they never leave their apartment with an all-in-one flower or herb kit.


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