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45 Home Products That'll Make Excellent Gifts

These mustache outlet decals just might put Santa to shame.

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1. A wood hanging butterfly poster for clutter core maximalists who are ~bugged~ by bland walls.

Poster with vintage butterfly illustrations

Promising review: "I loved it! It was better than I even expected. I bought it for my friend's nursery. It was easy to hang, affordable, and absolutely perfect." —Marylin McCutchen

Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

2. A wild fig and cassis candle set in a *gorg* reusable copper cup that'll be worth keeping forever and ever. What's that delicious aroma? Why, it's the scent of up-cycled gifting success!

Engraved copper cup with soy wax candle
Vim + Vigor

I started using Vim + Vigor candles in my own home while searching for woman-owned small businesses. These caught my eye *literally* because I wanted to have copper cups in my kitchen. Fun fact: I ended up getting more because their natural, unique scents are just as great as their packaging. I'll absolutely be buying these for gifts this year...and maybe only keeping *most* of them for myself in the end.

Get it from Vim + Vigor for $28+ (available in two sizes).

3. A clothing history and modern manicure decorative pillow – bold decor your fashion-savvy friend is sure to love having center stage on their sofa.

The Trini Gee

Promising review: "This is my third order from thetrinigee! Another great pillow; fun design, beautiful colors, sturdy quality. Thank you!" —V Young

Get the clothing one for $35+ and the nail one for $35+ (both available in four sizes) from The Trini Gee on Etsy.

4. A natural wood end table – you ~wood~ be totally sad to miss out on giving your loved one a unique statement piece this striking. Better just go ahead and get it.

Small natural wood slab with rough edges and hairpin legs in black

Promising review: "I love our table!! I like the unfinished, rough texture it has. The actual color of the wood is a bit darker than in the pictures but I really like it. It's a small size but fits great for our studio apartment. No it did not come with assembly directions but it's easy to figure out. I did use a drill to put it together. It looks bespoke and rustic!" —AvidPurchaser

Get it from Amazon for $69.

5. A crystal sun catcher – it's gonna light up their life, even when they're stuck inside.

Pop Lock And Hoop It

Promising review: "The rainbow halos this casts in the afternoon on my walls is PERFECT! I got (possibly) the best photo of my cat I'll ever take while the sun hit the sun catcher *just* right. I want one for every window in the house now!" —Erin Swanson

Get it from Pop Lock And Hoop It on Etsy for $14.96+ (available in nine colors and three sizes).

6. A pair of heirloom Harry Potter bookends so they can hold up their beloved novels with decor that's really magic.

9 3/4 bookends with half of Harry's trolly on one side and Harry pushing through the wall on the other

This gift is so cute it's riddikulus.

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Get them from Boxlunch for $98.90.

7. A mod-meet-boho alarm clock made with a marbled top and rough Himalayan salt base for showing your friends that, because of you, their home decor *rocks*.

Urban Outfitters

This USB-charged alarm clock has a sunrise-simulating light setting with warm LEDs. It illuminates the time and temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius. And don't worry, there's totally a snooze setting.

Promising review: "I love this clock more than any alarm clock I’ve ever had, and that’s wild because I’ve had a lot of alarm clocks." —camjoll

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $38 (available in two colors).

8. A magnetic lamp with "floating" orbs – unique decor that'll have their minimalist heart all a-flutter.

Oval light rings with center base and two magnetic balls attached to strings on top and bottom of light

Promising review: "This lamp is so beautiful it is a piece of art itself. I put it in my family room and it changed the style for the entire room. I feel everything in the room has been upgraded. The light is soft and warm, it isn't to bright or dark and it makes the room feel cozy. It is so pretty it's also nice just as an art figure. Well done." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $69.95 (available in three colors).

9. A quality wood cutting board made with naturally antibacterial camphor wood that is sure to look lovely on display in their place.

Natural wood cutting board with chopped limes on top

I started using Fab Slab cutting boards when I invested in my first really nice knife block set. I wanted a cutting board that would protect the integrity of my knives, and was hoping to find some that also looked nice (my millennial heart loves some good charcuterie) on display. These were the perfect pick! Be sure to check out their site to see their full collection of cutting boards.

Get the large cutting board for $59.98.

10. A striking piece of abstract art on canvas that's gonna make your friends finally have to *face* the're better at gift-giving than everyone.

Painted face with textured drips, strips of paper, and color blocked base. Eyes are covered with textured pieces of paper.
Art By Monday

Promising review: "This piece is absolutely amazing. I put it above my desk (small home office in my bedroom). I couldn’t be more pleased. It arrived a few days earlier than expected." —Dominique Cunningham

Get it from Art By Monday on Etsy for $45+ (available in two depths and eight sizes).

11. A Dwight Schrute shot glass here to make your marathons of The Office with your favorite person (after Michael Scott) even more hilarious. Go ahead, drink it all in.

Hot Topic

You can also get a Michael Scott and Jim Halpert version.

Get it from Hot Topic for $3.50.

12. A porcelain diffuser – a "gift" for your shared apartment. Or more specifically, for those times when you wolf down a bean and cheese burrito and need to cleanse the scent of *yourself* out of the room before your partner gets back.

Dark ceramic diffuser with tapered end. About the size of a standard vase.

This uses ultrasonic vibrations, not heat, to create steam. It can run on a continuous three-hour setting or be set in seven-hour intervals. Be sure to grab a pack of aromatherapy oils so they can use it right away!

Promising review: "This is elegant and practical. It's very classy looking and goes great with the decor in my house – it’s white, stone, and somewhat discreet. It was very easy to set up and my favorite feature about this whole thing, aside from the looks, is that it is very quiet! Great purchase!" —Tambra Riddle

Get it from Amazon for $98.30+ (available in four colors).

13. A mini succulent subscription that'll be loved by anyone who wants to grow their plant family.,

I am besotted by this subscription service. I already have two mini succulents and they are true cuties! They come packaged well, are easy to pot, and are sturdy little babes! It's such fun to see which little critters come into your home each month.

Get a box of two from Succulent Studio for $10 / month (plus shipping, available in three, six, and twelve-month plans).

14. And an AeroGarden if they wanna start their own apartment farm but only have a smidgen of counter space to spare.

AeroGarden filled with full grown herbs

This includes six herb seed pods of Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, thyme, Thai basil and mint, with a 3-oz. bottle of all natural plant nutrients (enough for a full season of growth).

Promising review: "I got this as a birthday present for my husband, the classic man who is impossible to buy for, and he was thrilled with it. He's a by-the-numbers kind of guy, and followed the directions carefully. As a result, all six of the herbs have germinated, and we are already using some of them (basil, thyme and dill) only three weeks later. One thing: the light is much brighter than I expected. It's bright. The timer keeps it on for 15 hours a day, so hopefully there's a place in your house where it won't reflect off the TV screen or light up somebody's bedroom." —Mary B.

Get it from Amazon for $99.99+ (available in three styles).

15. A complete embroidery kit that's gonna be ~sew~ fun to give crafty family members who would love creating their own decor.

Three embroidery hoops, each with a different clothes-wearing animal and embroidered floral frames

This kit includes an embroidery needle, cotton thread, bamboo embroidery hoop, and preprinted fabric.

Promising review: "This embroidery kit is wonderful. I have thoroughly enjoyed making this embroidery. It’s easy to follow and a great way to learn and practice new stitches!" —Casey Maxine Harling

Get it from 55tree on Etsy for $7.92 (available in eight styles).

16. A pack of 24 outlet decals so funny they'll certainly wonder aloud, "I ~mustache~ you, when did you become a gift-giving genius?"


Promising review: "These little guys brighten my day, every day. They don't peel off unless I am trying to remove them and they are just a happy little home accessory." —Renee

Get them from Amazon for $7.99.

17. A multi-use candle with jasmine, bergamot, and pink peppercorn – they can use the wax from the candle as a personal scent, moisturizing oil, and massage oil. A spa day is on the way!

Pink candle
Pink Moon

This is my go-to candle for every bath I take. Every time I light it my bathroom smells like walking into a spa. BTW, Le Coco is a Latina-woman-owned sustainable brand and a *great* choice for shopping small!

Promising review: "This smells amazing! This is composed of a well balanced blend of floral and citrus. It is not over powering like some candles. I can't get tired of this one. Makes my space feel fresh and uplifted." —Diane R.

Get it from Pink Moon for $48.

18. Or a pair of rainbow drip candles that'll fit inside a vase, wine bottle, or candle holder. These colorful candles will brighten up their room even better than the flame they light 'em with!


Promising review: "These have to be the coolest thing I have ever purchased. I have them in an empty wine bottle. I will be buying many more to cover the entire bottle in wax." —Bre

Get them from Amazon for $5.89.

19. A forest green pet sofa sure to look doggone delightful in their living room!

Dog sitting on mid-century modern sofa

Promising review: "This is an excellent and well-sized pet bed! It definitely fits our 23-pound pitbull puppy with extra room for her to grow into. The mustard yellow is not super bright and more on the muted, slightly darker side, which is more than ideal for our living room color palette. It looks very high quality and chic!" —Lam–Anh

Get it on sale from Novogratz on Wayfair for $130.49 (originally $259.99; available in three colors).

20. A rainbow utensil set to give the most colorful person you know.

Multi-colored utensils in black box

This 24-piece set includes enough cutlery for six people; knives, forks, soup spoons, and dessert spoons.

Promising review: "This is such a beautiful and unique silverware set. I purchased it for a friend who is obsessed with unicorns and will probably appreciate the design. The material is sturdy and the box makes the set look very elegant." —Adkins

Get it from Amazon for $43.99.

21. A storage bean bag – a gift your kid will think adds some fun furniture to their room, when secretly it's a gift for *you*...this will give you the clean room you've always dreamed of your kid having.


Promising review: "This has saved my sanity!! Our stuffed animals and blankets always ended up all over the basement. Thanks to this awesome chair, they are now all contained and they make for a super cozy reading nook under the stairs. The quality seems excellent. I expect it will last for many years! The stuffed chair is also cozy – double win!" —Emily Heilman

Get it from Amazon for $38.95 (available in four colors).

22. A chic area rug that'll make a big difference in your BF's bare apartment — each little piece really does add up!

White textured rug with tassels on edges and black plus sign pattern throughout
Boutique Rugs

Promising review: "This is softer than I anticipated and I'm really enjoying the tassels. It's good quality." —Michael J.

Get it from Boutique Rugs for $29+ (available in seven styles).

23. A Tuft & Needle pillow designed to be cool, breathable, soft, and supportive at times when they'll need it most.

A lifestyle shot of the pillows splayed across an unmade bed
Tuft & Needle

I actually own this! It's squishy, sturdy, and super satisfying. I sleep hot and I love how cool it stays throughout the night. I can tell that I am falling asleep faster, sleeping deeper, and waking up feeling more comfortable. Get a pair for your friends, sure. But you should really get one for yourself.

Get it from Tuft & Needle for $67.50+ (available in two sizes).

24. A feminist icon candle for anyone who prays (and votes!) to get more female leadership in this life.

Show & Tell

Show & Tell is a Black, queer, woman-owned brand that has a slew of quirky gifts your loved ones are gonna adore.

Get it from Show & Tell for $15 (available in four styles).

25. A storage box that's sure to be a hit with your favorite makeup artist – their bathroom junk drawer will thank you.

Rectangular glass box with ornate legs and edges in victorian style with faux pearls on inside of box, holding up makeup brushes

Promising review: "This thing looks amazing! It feels really sturdy and it included a lot of pearls, so even short brushes can be stored in it. What a beautiful way to keep your brushes at your finger tips!" —Lindsay Shelden

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes).

26. A mod art print to add some glam to your sibling's brutally bland rental.

Woman with several clips in hair, earrings that say "hustle" on a Dalmatian print background with rainbow and dollar signs framing her face
S Johnson Design Co.

Get it from S Johnson Design Co. on Etsy for $25+ (available in three sizes).

27. A limited edition glazed stoneware serving tray handcrafted for the newly discovered home chef in your life. Sourdough bread was just the start!

Ombre oval trays with slightly raised edge in blues and oranges
Jono Pandolfi

This is one of my favorite hosting statement-pieces. I use this to serve tons of meals in my home when I want things to look extra special, and tend to use it as a trinket tray when I'm not hosting simply because I love how it looks! Each piece is high quality and hand made, which gives them unique details that truly make a statement.

Get it from Jono Pandolfi for $80+ (available in two sizes and colors).

28. A pack of absurdly pretty toilet paper – a practical gift that'll be equal parts *cheeky* and useful.

Several stacked toilet paper rolls wrapped in different bold patterns of tissue paper

I have this toilet paper and to be totally honest, I've only used one roll. This stuff is the perfect texture and I highly recommend it, buuuut I can't seem to get myself to use more because I love having it as decor in my bathroom so much! This fun upgrade makes for a great gift. Into supporting women-owned businesses? Start with this terrific TP.

Get a pack of eight from No.2 for $17.50 (available in eight, 24, and 48 packs).

29. Or a bidet, another practical gift sure to make them laugh out loud and *also* wonder how they were living without this.


Promising review: "I am loving my Tushy! It is powerful and so easy to install! Not gonna lie, I wish my sink was on the same wall so I could do the warm water option but it is super effective and definitely wakes you up! I believe this is the best way to keep things happily clean and, coupled with my Squatty Potty, I think 2019 is going to be the year of the happy BM!" —Natalie D.

Get it from Tushy for $69 (available in nine colors).

30. An entryway mirror that'll do wonders on their walls. The minute they see how much elegance this adds, they'll vow to keep it around forever.

Promising review: "I am in love with this mirror! It is very large and perfect for what I needed! It came packaged well and shipped pretty quickly! I love the modern look and love the price!" —Rachel H.

Get it from Amazon for $50+ (available in eight colors and five sizes).

31. A cactus planter so you can not-so-subtly let your girlfriend know you think their cat is a prick.

Ceramic cat planter with cactus for tail
HRTrends Store

Get it from HRTrends Store on Etsy for $25.29+ (available in two colors).

32. A stunning illustrated copy of Maya Angelou's I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, because we could all use some of her poetic wisdom right now.

The Folio Society

I own several copies of books from The Folio Society and this is one of my personal favorites. Every book is a true heirloom piece for any bookshelf, with high quality pages, thoughtful binding, and illustrations you'll remember forever.

Get it from The Folio Society for $69.95.

33. A tassel tablecloth that's sure to look elegant and lovely on the ancient kitchen table your S.O. can't seem to part with.

Two tone gray tablecloth with embroidered details down center and tassels on edges

Promising review: "I don’t normally write reviews, but I was pleased with this product and wanted to share. The quality is excellent. The material is thick and sturdy but lays nicely on a table. The color is neutral and light enough to brighten up the dark wood table but it’s not so neutral that it’s boring. The tassels are fun!" —Emily Quinn

Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in four colors and six sizes).

34. A hanging macrame cat bed, because you know their kitto deserves some bold boho furniture just as much as they do., Mallory Mower / BuzzFeed

This includes all the hardware you'll need to hang it, the macrame hanger, and a cushion. You can see my cat (above, right) using the bed above a bunch of fall decor – were it not for the hanging ability, I wouldn't have had room for a bed!

Promising review: "This is worth every penny! My kitten loves sleeping and playing in it! The bed is really good quality and it's the perfect fit!" —Rachel Eggers

Get it from Amazon for $41.99 (available with and without bed pad).

35. A Greek goddess candle – a perfect piece of decor for anyone whose classically kooky vibe is set in stone.

Candle in the shape of headless, armless stone statue
Mother of Pearl

Promising review: "I'm so happy! This is a fantastic candle!!!" —Anna

Get it from Mother of Pearl on Etsy for $34.50.

36. A Mars dust globe – a futuristic piece of home decor to give people who think traditional snow globes are soo old school.

Uncommon Goods

Promising review: "This looks exactly as advertised and is a perfect gift for anyone obsessed with Mars or space. The design makes for a very elegant looking decoration that can be used year round." —JT

Get it from UncommonGoods for $35.

37. A sassy welcome mat that'll satisfy their not-so-social soul.

Welcome mat that says "Welcome Just kidding. Please, go home."
Cassel C Creations

Promising review: "I adore this mat!! It’s perfect, great quality, and reached me fast. If you are on the fence, just go for it!" —Jana Salinas

Get it from Cassell C Creations on Etsy for $39.99+ (available in two sizes).

38. A neon light – a ~bright~ idea for anyone on your gifting list.

Neon light shaped to say Love

Promising review: "This looks perfect in my room. It looks exactly like the photos and I’m glad it will not break if I accidentally drop it. I have it plugged in a wall on my cube organizer." —Crystal

Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in three styles).

39. A personalized letter blanket that'll totally be the ~write~ gift for the sentimental soul you love.

Tasseled throw blanket designed to look like a piece of paper, with handwritten letter on front
Uncommon Goods

To create, send in the words you would like written on the blanket and they will be printed in a cursive-style handwriting. The item is made to order, so if you order on 11/4/2020 your item should ship around 11/16/2020.

Promising review: "This is an awesome gift! I got it for my partner's birthday instead of a regular card. It's so soft and warm, and it looks exactly like the picture. I will definitely buy another one!" —Shay

Get it from UncommonGoods for $160.

40. An air plant frame they're gonna ~plant~ on their wall and never remove.

Wood frame with wire grid holding different air plants

You can finish the look by grabbing some air plants while you're at it!

Promising review: "This is a great quality frame. I made a mini living wall using moss and air plants and couldn’t be happier with it." —Jespree

Get it from Amazon for $16.98+ (available in two sizes).

41. A moon phase garland – an elegant piece of decor for your astrologically-minded love's life. A gift this thoughtful totally proves you're a Pisces.

Gold garland with full moon phase charms

Promising review: "Pictures do not do this justice. It's so pretty. I love it." —Dana

Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in two sizes and colors).

42. A cozy faux fur weighted blanket – finding a gift this great is sure to be a huge weight off your shoulders.

Person wrapped up in blanket

Promising review: "I have an anxiety disorder that has kept me from sleeping normally for over 10 years. This weighted blanket has made a huge difference. The luxurious feel of the faux fur plus the comfort of the weight allow me to feel secure and pampered at the same time. The color is also gorgeous. I highly recommend getting this weighted blanket!" —Holly

Get it from Comma for $169 (available in two weights and colors).

43. A freaky cat candle – it's gonna look so cool when they melt it, you're both gonna wish it had nine lives.


Promising review: "The candle burned almost exactly as shown in the pictures. There was a little smoke that came off the metal when first exposed, but it quickly went away. There's no scent to the candle. It's been burning about 15 hours." —Richard Keker

Get it from Amazon for $34 (available in five colors).

44. Bespoke Post's Suit box with Grown Alchemist soap and lotion, two plush hand towels, a bathroom tray, and Palo Santos sticks. Grab this hotel-worthy set and they just might feel like they actually *did* get to go on your cancelled friend-cation this year.

Products in lifestyle shot
Bespoke Post

I have this set! If you grow fatigued with traditional "floral fresh" soap scents, this is *such* a great set to try out! The lotion is a nice citrus and the soap is a musky botanical mix that I will honestly be buying forever more. The entire set is gorgeous (I actually have it all on display on my bathroom caddy because I'm a sucker for amber bottles) and the quality is obvious.

Get it from Bespoke Post for $55 (or $45 with a club membership).

45. And finally, a hand-painted decor box that was clearly made for your funny best friend – no ifs, ands, or ~butts~ about it.

Rectangular wood box on toilet tank holding roll of toilet paper, plant, and bottle with the words "nice butt" painted on the front

Promising review: "I love it! It's high-quality, lighthearted, and useful!! That’s a triple-threat combo when it comes to home decor! I have two toilet paper rolls inside the box that are standard size and one on top that is a mega ultra roll. It still fits, I just prefer the look of the tower. This is useful, funny, sturdy, and trendy." —Mallory

Get it from Amazon for $38.95.

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