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    32 Birthday Gift Ideas From Etsy If You're Sick Of Giving The Same Ol' Things

    Doubtful you've given a toothpaste-pooping Shrek as a birthday gift, but now you can.

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    1. A clay earring set so ~out of this world~ (see what I did there? Because space), they'll really be able to channel their Ms. Frizzle vibes.

    Luna's / Etsy

    Luna's is a small business based in Milton, Pennsylvania that makes absolutely adorable and quirky polymer clay earrings. I've bought so many earrings and Mary is an absolute delight to work with. BTW, you can even do a custom order of earrings!

    Promising review: "The absolute cutest thing I have ever bought! Fast shipping and looks exactly as pictured. Packaging was super cute and thoughtful! I love them!" —Tasha Youngs

    Get the ones on the left from Luna's for $23 or the ones on the right for $17.

    2. A chunky knit blanket to keep them cozy and warm during rainy days when all they want to do is chill on the couch and binge Netflix shows. Manifest, anyone?

    The chunky knit blanket in a cream color
    Shop Morgan Made / Etsy

    They won't want to leave their new cozy blanket from this small California-based shop, trust me. Also, the shop owner is using the proceeds of this blanket to help fund her family's fertility journey.

     Promising review: "LOVE it! It’s exactly like the picture and it’s SO warm!!! It’s the perfect throw for my living room! Thank you!" —Hali Meador

    Get it from Shop Morgan Made for $125+ (available in three sizes and seven colors; free shipping).

    3. A beautiful suncatcher that will not only shine beautiful rainbows into their home, but will bring the ~magic~ they've been missing from their yearly Disney trips.

    Wish Upon Magic / Etsy

    Wish Upon Magic is a small shop based in a Los Angeles that specializes in handmade Disney-themed lifestyle designs.

    Get the one on the left from Wish Upon Magic for $11.99 or the one on the right for $4.39 (free shipping).

    4. Embroidered socks, because obviously socks can be a basic gift, but have you ever given them socks with little kittens on them? That's what I thought.

    Model is wearing white tennis shoes with grey socks that have embroidered cats on the back
    Shaz Collections / Etsy

    Shaz Collections is an adorable shop from Birmingham, UK, that sells various fashion accessories such as headbands, scrunchies, face masks, and so much more!

    Get them from Shaz Collections for $5.05 (available in five colors).

    5. A vibrant personalized stand so they can work *and* have their phone within view. To do more work, duh. Not at all to catch up on their favorite YouTube drama channel.


    It's from Brant Point Prep — a customizable gift shop owned by a graphic artist based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Promising review: "Just like the picture! It has a nice glossy finish. Great holder at a nice price! I highly recommend." —Yasha

    Get the one on the left from Brant Point Prep for $11.69+ (available in two sizes) and the one on the right for $11.94+.

    6. A macrame coaster for when they want that boho vibe, but also just because their coffee table is thrifted, doesn't mean they want watermarks, okay?

    The macrame coasts in cream and black
    Simply Susan Designed / Etsy

    Simply Susan Designed is a small shop that sells an array of gifts such as customized tumblers and stickers.

    Get it from Simply Susan Designed for $8 (available in three colors).

    7. Or if they're more into a fancier, chic look, a set of stunning coasters that will put their makeshift Amazon box coasters to shame.

    The white coasters with a gold flake design on them
    Pastel and Moon / Etsy

    Pastel and Moon is a small business from Manchester, United Kingdom that focuses on making eco-friendly products for their home.

    Promising review: "UNBELIEVABLY STUNNING! I have never seen more beautiful coasters in my life I can't wait to show them off to my friends! If you're debating on purchasing them, this is your sign to just do it! You will not regret! I would buy them over and over again in all types of designs." —Jeas Scott

    Get it from Pastel and Moon for $30.31.

    8. Cute planters so they can display their new succulent babies in a fun and quirky way.

    Four white plastic planters shaped like people
    Sand B Studio / Etsy

    They're from Sand B Studio — a small business that makes 3D-printed home decor and accessories.

    Promising review: "The planters are the cutest things!!! it will make a great present for plant lovers!" —Luis Aguilar

    Get it from Sand B Studio for $54+ (available in six colors; free shipping).

    9. A set of beautiful VSCO stickers to add to their Hydroflask and finally cover up those empty spots that have been plaguing them for months.

    Assorted set of illustrated stickers
    Leftover Bagels / Etsy

    Leftover Bagels is a small business from Montana that sells bundles of unique stickers and even 3D pop-up cards.

    Promising review: "Cutest little stickers. I put them all over my big water bottle and other cute places around my room and on my things. Cute variety and I love the color themes." —Kristine Corey

    Get it from Leftover Bagels for $4.99.

    10. A decorative irregular-shaped mirror that not only works as, well, a mirror, but is also a really exceptional piece of decor. BRB, taking all my aesthetic selfies here.

    IkkiTreasures / Etsy

    IkkiTreasures is a Canada-based shop specializing in pretty home decor and storage items. Also, this can be ordered with a pen to write sweet messages to themselves on the mirror.

    Get it from IkkiTreasures for $29.99 (available in two colors and with or without a pen; free shipping).

    11. A hand-embroidered Queenin' T-shirt because who needs a basic white tee when they could be wearing this stunning piece of art with their favorite mom jeans?

    model wearing a t-shirt with a gold embroidered crown over a face just showing eyes and very fleeky eyebrows
    Create The Culture / Etsy

    Create The Culture is a Black woman-owned brand based in Brooklyn, New York.

    Promising review: "I adore this shop. The quality of your work is *chef’s kiss*. The world is in a bizarre state right now but your art has brought an abundance of love and light into my life. Thank you so much. I can’t wait to buy more in the future!!!!" —Emma Powers

    Get it from Create The Culture on Etsy for $65+ (available in women's sizes XS-2XL and in a full or cropped style).

    12. An embroidered floral headband to help them start their new plans of running away to a cottage in the woods with their pet deers and chickens.

    Four embroidered headbands in various colors
    The Muse Flowers / Etsy

    The Muse Flowers is a small shop based out of Bangkok, Thailand where you can buy stunning embroidered accessories.

    Promising review: "Simply sweet in every way. The embroidered design is just unique enough that I feel like no one headband would be the same. The fabric is a bit more lightweight than it seems in the photo and I am very happy with how comfortable it is." —SeaworthyHQ

    Get it from The Muse Flowers for $16.99+ (available in four styles and two customizations).

    13. A cute mug for when they love fall, but *hate* cliché fall-related things. You can never go wrong with a fox, though.

    White mug with fox and flower illustration
    ArtEtBourgeon / Etsy

    Art Et Bourgeon is a Canadian-based business that sells rustic wall art and nature-inspired illustrations. 

    Promising review: "I gave this to my sister-in-law for Christmas and she loves it!" —Cecily

    Get it from Art Et Bourgeon on Etsy for $16.93.

    14. Concrete catchall dishes that will give them a hand (I need to stop) at holding their rings or little trinkets.

    Made by Rheal / Etsy

    They're also offered in gilded and nude colors! BTW, Made by Rheal is a proud Black- and queer-owned business based in Oakland, California. Rheal's other designs include coasters, jewelry, woven blankets, vessels, and more!

    Promising review: "This little beauty is everything I hoped it would be! It’s on the small side, but it’s perfect for rings or other tiny treasures and I absolutely love looking at it every day. It’s well crafted and was packed with so much care. I’m looking for excuses to buy more!" —amberandhoneycomb

    Get it from Made by Rheal for $15 or shop more color and finish options for $15+.

    15. A set of chicken nugget-inspired soaps for that person who just ~really~ loves delicious fast food bites. Bonus points if you find a lotion that looks like BBQ sauce.

    The soap, which really do look like fast food chicken nuggets
    LoveLeeSoaps / Etsy

    LoveLeeSoaps is a Florida-based shop that focuses on making ridiculously unique and realistic soaps like rice krispies treats and mini hot dogs!

    Promising review: "The soaps from this shop sure do live up to their name. It was my first time purchasing from this shop and I am so throughly pleased with the product! This chicken nugget soap set makes for a great gift and also smells amazing. I will definitely keep this adorable shop in mind for future purchases." —Carolyn Aasland

    Get it from LoveLeeSoaps on Etsy for $7.

    16. Gorgeous velvet knot pillows that are just way cooler than regular pillows as they add unique textures they won't be able to resist putting on their couch.

    MacMaer / Etsy, Mac Maer / Etsy

    Mac Maer is a cute little shop based in Gothenburg, Sweden and also has really adorably designed baby products.

    Promising review: "These pillows are even BETTER than I anticipated. Love them so much I think I’m going to order the stool too. The quality is superb. THANK YOU!!!" —pat kaminsky

    Get them from Mac Maer for $50.36 (available in a TON of different colors; free shipping).

    17. A gorgeous geode planter to show off their plants in utter ~style~.


    It's from Tal & Bert — a family-owned and Black-owned small business based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    Promising review: "Fits in the palm of my hand, perfect to set on my nightstand. I love having the option of placing a small candle or plant inside. The amethyst is so gorgeous, thank you!" —Alyssa Ann

    Get it from Tal & Bert for $32+ (also available with plant or candle).

    18. A stemless wineglass perfect for that person who has basically made Friends their entire personality. I bet they can't resist clapping during the theme song, right? I knew it.

    Person is holding a stemless wine glass with the name Ashley on it with dots in between each letter
    Crafty Chicks Designs / Etsy

    Crafty Chicks Designs is a small business based in Charlotte, North Carolina that makes a wide variety of customized gifts such as tea towels, beer glasses, and more.

    Get it from Crafty Chicks Designs on Etsy for $9.95.

    19. Macrame wall art to finally put something cute up on their bare walls that they insist is a *minimalist* thing but we all know it's their indecisiveness.

    Candice Luter Art + Home / Etsy

    Shop Candice Luter a small business based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that sells stunning macrame pieces for the home.

    Promising review (for the mirror): "The mirror is so beautiful, even more so in real life. Candice doesn't compromise on materials and quality. The fringe is nice and thick, the length is very proportional, and the color of the fringe is simply delightful. I ordered this with a natural finish and it almost has a dull rustic gold-like quality to it, in the sunlight. What a beautiful mirror; it's truly a work of art." —Andrea Joseph

    Get them from Shop Candice Luter: the one on the left for $235+ (four wood bar colors, two end options) or the mirror for $325+ (available in six colors, four accent bar options, and with free shipping).

    20. A toothpaste cap that is a bit cheeky (okay, now I'll really stop) but I can guarantee it will make them laugh every time they brush their teeth.

    CasualChicken / Etsy

    Casual Chicken is a small business based in Irvine, California that sells an array of unique 3D printed items.

    Promising review: "My order came well packaged and on time. Gifted it to my friend and she thinks it is hilarious." —Grace

    Get it from Casual Chicken on Etsy for $6.99.

    21. An art print they'll be showing off every time a guest comes over. "Dinner? But we're only on the second number of the fourth costume on the second row!" —unfortunately them.

    The art print showcasing broadway costumes
    Pop Chart / Etsy

    Pop Chart is a small business based in Brooklyn, New York that makes absolutely stunning infographic posters of anything you can think of. No really, even The Faces of Scranton for anyone who's a fan of The Office.

    Promising review: "Such a great design! It has a truly great variety of shows. The background color is exactly the right shade to set off the costumes and still look like a sophisticated piece of art." —Sarah Martino

    Get it from Pop Chart on Etsy for $30.

    22. Whimsical tea bags because who wants normal, boring tea when they have can have these bad boys?

    Tea Heritage / Etsy

    From a small business based in Lyon, France, they def have to put a pinky out while sippin' these fancy teas.

    Promising review: "Delicious tea, beautiful tea bags. Such a treat!" —Becky McMahon

    Get the cloud one from Tea Heritage for $9.32 or the hummingbird one for $9.32 (I'll be going with the Eiffel Tower one so I can channel my Emily in Paris).

    23. A quick-install fruit and veggie hammock so their produce can hang around, reducing unnecessary clutter on the counters. Now their bananas can rot in ~style~.

    Knapps Knots / Etsy

    Knapps Knots is a woman-owned business based in San Diego that specializes in handmade macrame crafts.

    Get it from Knapps Knots for $27.90+ (available in two sizes and nine colors; free shipping).

    24. A handmade ceramic ring dish so cute, they'll want to buy more jewelry pieces just to have a place to put them.

    A white ring dish with three trees on it
    BarruntandoCeramics / Etsy

    This business is owned and designed by a group of women who work out of a workshop in Avilés, Spain, an area with great ceramic tradition. The shop also accepts custom orders!

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE my ceramic trees ring dish. It is so beautiful. I have been looking for something to put my rings on while I did the dishes. The trees make me smile while I am doing the dishes. The colors are so bright and cheerful! Ana also was wonderful to work with. She was very communicative. It arrived quickly and safely from Spain! I highly recommend this ring dish! You won't regret it!" —Kim

    Get it from BarruntandoCeramics for $39.82 (free shipping).

    25. A keychain book so they can bring their love of books everywhere they go. I'll take The Little Prince, thanks.

    The tiny book keychain of Jane Eyre
    Little Cloud Shop / Etsy

    It's from Little Cloud Shop— a small shop based in the United Kingdom where you can find thoughtful and motivational gifts. BTW, you can even customize the book keychain to a book cover of your choice!

    Promising review: "I love it, it is well made and detailed. I did cover it with clear tape to protect it from daily handlings while on my key chain but it still looks great and is a sweet reminder for my love of Jane Eyre." —Jo S.

    Get it from Little Cloud Shop for $8.66+ (available in 10 styles).

    26. An Apple watch band to finally stop the endless complaining about the rubber band they originally bought with their watch and how it's just not "right". This band is wicked soft *and* works with any outfit.

    A person wearing an Apple Watch with a black yoga band
    Dot Outfitters / Etsy

    Dot Outfitters is a small business based in Kansas City, Missouri that specializes in fabric and leather watch bands (not just for the Apple Watch!)

    Promising review: "This item is absolutely amazing. Within minutes of putting it on I honestly forgot I was wearing my watch unlike all other bands. I will be buying more!" —Amanda Judd

    Get it from Dot Outfitters for $34.50 (available in four colors and two sizes; free shipping).

    27. A contemporary wire sculpture so they can feel like they're one of those *real* distinguished adults that have stylish pieces of art around the house and probably know a lot about wine.

    a black wire sculpture in the shape of an abstract face
    Audrey Rose Design / Etsy

    Audrey Rose Design is a London-based interior design boutique with all sorts of modern wall art, vases, candles, cushion covers, and more.

    Get it from Audrey Rose Design for $32 (free shipping).

    28. A door mat to warn any guests that they're about to be ignored from a distance at least four different times during their visit.

    A welcome mat with four black cats and the words "There's like, a lot of cats in here" on it
    Wow Mats / Etsy

    Wow Mats is a small shop based out of Niagara Falls, New York that sells a TON of unique door mats like movie-themed, pop culture ones, and even some for the Disney fan!

    Promising review: "Love it! The dealer personalized it with the names of the recipient's cats. It's plenty big enough for their front door and thick enough to be a substantial, useful door mat. It arrived rolled and ready to give as a gift." —Prcoon1

    Get it from Wow Mats for $15+ (available in sizes S-L).

    29. A light-up Pokémon terrarium that is the perfect way to tell them that "you choose them" as your bestie for life.

    the light-up Pokeball terrarium
    Happy Finding Store / Etsy

    Happy Finding Store is a Hong Kong-based shop with a handful of different Pokemon-themed terrariums. If they're not a fan of Charmander, there's also Pikachu, Snorlax, Squirtle, and so much more. PS: If you order one with a light, it comes with a remote that has eight different brightnesses/modes.

    Promising review: "I love this so much!! It’s super cute and unique and it came without any damage! The packaging is adorable but very protective and I love the extras it came with! My boyfriend is going to love this!!" —Sara

    Get it from Happy Finding Store for $52.29+ (originally $65.88; available with or without light; free shipping).

    30. Pressed floral bookmark to hold their spot while simultaneously making their book look *that* much cooler.

    A person holding multiple flower-pressed bookmarks
    Kaylie Reads / Etsy

    They'll basically become a self-proclaimed bookworm just to admire their new bookmark from this New Hampshire-based shop.

    Promising review: "My bookmark is BEAUTIFUL!!! I was so incredibly pleased with how it turned out, and such great quality. I love how unique and special it is—one-of-a-kind! Perfect for any bookworm." —Shannon Taylor

    Get it from Kaylie Reads for $9.

    31. A magnetic wall chess set because they watched The Queen's Gambit once and now they can't stop talking about their new favorite hobby.

    A person playing chess with a magnetic chess board on the wall
    Winding Hills Designs / Etsy

    Winding Hills Designs is a small business based out of Littleton, Colorado that sells personalized maps and magnetic chess games.

    Promising review: "My husband and I have been avid chess players for many years. We love having this hung in our hallway so we can play each other in passing. As you can see, the kids love playing chess as well! Well made, amazing quality, swift delivery. Overall a fantastic purchase!" —SeasonMom

    Get it from Winding Hills Designs for $69 (free shipping).

    32. And finally, a coffee cup holder so they no longer have to juggle their phone, wallet, keys, *and* drink on their way to work. Plus, it's just so darn cute!

    The coffee cup holder holding a drink and straw
    Dreamy Daisyy / Etsy

    This adorable Washington-based shop specializes in canvas accessories such as backpacks, cup holders, and bags.

    Promising review: "I love this sooo so much! I’m a barista and pretty regularly take iced lattes with me after my shift and this is the perfect accessory to carry my drink with me while I walk to my car or pick up some lunch down the street! It’s so helpful especially when my hands are full. It’s super sturdy so I don’t have to worry about my drink going anywhere. Plus it grabs people’s attention! I’ve gotten lots of compliments on it! Thanks bunches!" —Maggie C.

    Get it from Dreamy Daisyy for $15.99+ (available in eight colors; free shipping).

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