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    38 Gifts That Are Truly Weird, But That We Think They'll Love

    Don't try and tell me I'm the only person who wants a squirrel feeder this year.

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    1. A sisterly print for discerning folks who are fans of both Bob's Burgers and Bouguereau.

    That's What She Said Art

    This is one of my personal favorite Etsy accounts...and I'm on Etsy a lot. I have multiple greeting cards from here that (instead of giving to loved ones) I've kept for myself and framed as decor. I now have no gifts for anyone and no regrets.

    Get it from That's What She Said Art on Etsy for $18.

    2. A unicorn head squirrel feeder that may look a little (a)corny in their yard, but they're gonna love it anyway.


    Promising review: "This is both ridiculous and spectacular. It just might be my best Amazon impulse-buy ever." —Meredith

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    3. A pack of six strange sodas that'll be a delightful (and literal) gag gift at your next holiday party. Here's hoping the receiver is able to enjoy the moment and ~drink it all in~.


    This selection includes Bacon, Peanut Butter and Jelly, Ranch Dressing, Sweet Corn, Pumpkin Pie, and Buffalo Wing.

    Promising review: "These taste absolutely terrible, but we had an awesome time trying them while camping. If you're looking for something to do that's fun at a party, this is it! One bottle could be tried by probably 10 people." —Lisa

    Get them from Amazon for $23.69.

    4. A Google search card game that's sure to make their own weird search history feel totally justified. It turns out ya'll aren't the only ones who have wondered if penguins have knees.


    To play, each person will get a card with the beginning of a Google search, like "do spiders really..." Everyone has two guesses of what the most popular ending is to that search. The closer your guess is, the more points you'll win! BTW...the penguins? The answer is yes.

    Get it from Firebox for $26.99.

    5. A set of lip, cheek, and face crayons – it's gonna bring a tear to the exquisitely wing-tipped eye of the colorful makeup artist in your life.


    Get it from Asos for $29.

    6. A rather grim shower curtain for dark-hearted realists who you really love. They may be grouchy but you still enjoy ~showering~ them with funny, gloomy gifts.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39.

    7. A pair of giant googly eyes that'll tell your kookiest pal "~Eye~ understand your humor and I'm all in.",

    Promising review: "They're eyes, they're googly, they make people smile. Five stars. I would buy these again." —Ronald S.

    Get a pack of four eyes from Amazon for $10.81.

    8. An absurdly amusing bubble dome umbrella for people who hate when it's raining cats and dogs but wouldn't mind if it'd *finally* start raining men like The Weather Girls promised.


    Promising review: "I got this a gag gift and I somewhat expected it to be dinky and more for laughs. But it is actually a really awesome umbrella! So on top of the laughs it is being used for it's original purpose. I love it!" —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    9. A zombie face mask sure to make their skin as soft and supple as a nice, juicy brain. Grab this to satisfy a family member who wouldn't be caught dead skipping their skincare routine.

    Promising review: "I own a salon and have worked in them for 19 years, and never in my life have I used or seen something so amazing. I have read all about the Hanacure facial, but it is expensive and always on back order. This is the same thing AND IT WORKS. It doesn't smell bad at all. There is a veryyyy slight smell to it, but hardly noticeable and not something I'd complain about. This has natural ingredients, and boy does it work. It sucked everything out of my pores and shrunk them, and all of the lines on my face are GONE. YES, GONE. Usually I have to have Botox for my forehead. Well, not anymore, that's for sure!!" —Aja Rieger Cooke

    Get it from Amazon for $16.98.

    10. A toilet seat decal that's gonna delight pet parents who love ~kitten~ around with their home decor.


    Promising review: "Do you live with someone who loves cats? Or possibly want to annoy someone who doesn't? This sticker fits the bill. It arrived within a week and totally creeps out my husband. No more hour-plus bathroom visits. Score! This is hilarious." —Jen S.

    Get it from Amazon for $2.30.

    11. A dammit doll, because when your roommate finds out you're the one who keeps eating the dessert their parents made them, you'll need something for them to destroy as fast as you destroyed that rhubarb pie.


    And this comes with instructions (on the tag sewn to its chest)! "Whenever things don't go so well, and you want to hit the wall and yell, here's a little Dammit Doll, that you can't do without. Just grab it firmly by the legs and find a place to slam it. And as you whack the stuffing out yell 'Dammit! Dammit! Dammit!'"

    Get it from Amazon for $15.49.

    12. A set of tea bag holders for anyone who is rather ~sluggish~ about getting up in the morning.


    Snails are just slugs with cool backpacks.

    Promising review: "I live with three roommates. We use them on our water glasses to avoid forgetting which glass is whose. These also work on mugs. Now we can walk away from a glass or mug before it is ready for the wash and the snail stays, thwarting anyone adding it to the wash before it is necessary because the glass ownership is unknown!" —Aly Moldaw

    Get 10 from Amazon for $5.98.

    13. An adjustable lamp that sits, stays, and is sure to add a doggone grand aesthetic to their place.


    Promising review: "This is a super fun lamp with various poses. The ability to change the stance is fun for my toddler and helps develop his creativity. It looks good on our desk. I also loved that it is touch-sensor activated to give it a premium look and feel. I do wish it had better cord management, so maybe a good upgrade for the manufacturer. Overall I'm satisfied and it met my expectations." —Bargain

    Get it from Amazon for $49.90+ (available in three styles).

    14. A bottle of Kin Euphorics made with ~adaptogens, nootropics, and botanicals~ – a curious, mood-lifting concoction for the sober curious.


    I don't drink alcohol, but I've always wanted to be able to enjoy something other than tonic water and soda when I go to a bar. Kin has been the perfect addition to my zero-proof bar cart. It's calming, uplifting, and makes delicious drinks that don't taste like something from the kid table at Thanksgiving. Both my drinking and non-drinking friends have enjoyed Kin at my place and noticed a calming lift from the product, without the typical side effects of alcohol. If you're looking for something to help relax at the end of the night or help your anti-social self feel better around others...Kin is a solid option.

    Get it from Kin Euphorics for $39 (available in two styles).

    15. A pizza box of socks so you can give your cheesiest friend a gift they can really sink their teeth (well, feet) into.


    This box includes four pairs of socks.

    Promising review: "Normally socks are a pretty crap gift for Christmas, but not in this case. I got a better reaction from these socks than I did from any other gift I gave this year. Everything arrived in perfect condition, and looked exactly as it did in the photos. The presentation is fantastic and such a great idea. That was basically the whole reason I bought them, but the recipient said she loves wearing goofy, colorful socks, so this gift will be appreciated beyond the initial fun of opening for the very first time." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in two sizes).

    16. A lunch box for a paleontologist pal who would think this is dino-mite.


    Promising review: "I bought this for someone as a gift and they loved it! It was smaller than I expected but it still looks like it would fit a normal sized lunch in it. It's a cute collectable!" —Becca

    Get it from Amazon for $34.98 (available in five styles).

    17. A magnetized, whiteboard fridge decal they can use to write messages and important when they're hosting game night next.


    How helpful and thoughtful of you!

    Promising review: "These are amazing! A great conversation piece. I entered the Konami code to get unlimited beer. A total nostalgia bomb!" —Erin D

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    18. A board game so funny and fun, your friends are sure to be dying with laughter when y'all play it...even if their score is rather grim.


    To play, one player reads a description of a death from a card, the other players decide if they think the death is real or made up. If you're correct, you get to move a step further to safety, if you're wrong, you have to move the grim reaper one step closer to you. I own this, and it's a blast. It's also so fun I still have it out on my counter...we'll call it Nightmare Before Christmas decor at this point.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    19. An awkward family photo calendar that'll make your sibling realize your bedazzled jeans and popcorn shirt combo was, despite what they love to say, not the worst thing anyone has ever worn in the history of the world.


    Promising review: "I love it! It's a great way to start the day with a laugh. I have it on my desk at school and students love seeing it on the way into class as well. It's a great stocking stuffer for the holidays or a gift to yourself!" —Ryan T Korzeniowski

    Get it from Amazon for $12.03.

    20. A welcome mat – clever decor for anti-social hosts who insist on making their guests work for it (and getting a laugh while they're at it).

    The Minted Grove

    Get it from The Minted Grove on Etsy for $30.60 (available in 14 colors).

    21. A box of miracle fruit tablets – mind-boggling candies that'll turn their tastebuds upside down. This is a fun family activity that'll never go ~sour~ (although technically the effects wear off after around 30 minutes).

    This packet includes 10 tablets.

    Promising review: "My friends and I tried these at my sleepover, and let me tell you, we went to flavor town. Ours lasted 30 minutes, which was the perfect amount of time to try all the fruits and other things we wanted. Lemons are delicious!!!" —Picky Shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    22. Weird Parenting Wins, a funny and heartwarmingly honest book that's sure to give parents some surprising hacks. Whether they're trying to get their kids to tell the truth, wanting to figure out how to end tantrums before they start, or discovering "The Art of Getting Your Kid to Act Like a Person," they're sure to find a satisfying solution in here!


    Promising review: "I've gotten so many good ideas and 'aha! moments' from this book. I am looking forward to giving it out as a baby shower gift or for a mom who is in a funk. I read a little bit here and there while I'm putting my toddler to bed and have found myself referencing the book for ideas when I need to change things up. (Dinner in odd places? Genius! Making my 2-year-old say 'pee' to brush his teeth? Exactly what I needed.) I hope there's a new edition because I already have some ideas of my own. Haha." —couleurvanille

    Get it from Amazon for $10.49.

    23. A serial killer coloring book that's gonna be a great gift to give people with a dark sense of humor and a great eye for color.


    Blood red, specifically.

    Promising review: "This is exactly what I expected to get! It's very nice paper and the backs of each picture are blank so you can rip them out or use markers without worrying about them bleeding through!" —Amanda Hichue

    Get it from Amazon for $7.92.

    24. A mini-vacuum great for cleaning up small spills and desk crumbs, to give to the person who always begs you to ~moooove~ away from the computer when you're munchin' on some tasty snacks.


    Promising review: "I love these little vacuums. They are great for drawer corners because the suction is in the nose. These will also suck up summer spider ants. Hallelujah." —Fred

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in three styles).

    25. A set of Yoga Joes that'll make you say, "G. I. guess I also need these."


    Promising review: "I ordered these for my wife because she loves Yoga and is in the Air Force. The packaging they arrived in was awesome and it was such a fun spin on green Army men. They look great in her office." —Chris Proffitt

    Get a set of nine from Amazon for $28.

    26. A box of rainbow fire packets – they can turn your family vacation in Milwaukee into the magical holiday trip your seven-year-old has been begging for from the moment you started road tripping to your in-laws'.,

    Unless they've removed their backyard fire pit. If that's the case...good luck!

    Promising review: "These things are so awesome! HUGE hit with the kids. I can't wait to take some camping — the colors are gorgeous! We've been using them for about a month now. Teals, greens, and blues are visible toward the top parts of the flames, and in the innermost parts of the fire, you can see ultraviolet and deep pinks. Ordering two more right now and will be using these all summer!" —VWatson

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $11.95.

    27. A mushroom growing kit for apartment-dwelling green thumbs who would love a large garden but are stuck in a fourth floor walkup without ~mushroom~ for more than a potted plant.


    Promising review: "I've bought and used a few of these kits and had success each time. I personally like to grow both sides at once. This requires soaking for six to eight hours, then turning over and soaking another six to eight hours. Spraying twice a day is more of a minimum, I sprayed several times a day to keep the growing area moist. The mushrooms will grow on the edges of the mycelium where you scrape it. If you want to grow one side at a time, you need to wait a few weeks before you grow the other side. Put the kit somewhere cool and dark while the mycelium heals. Then soak again and start the process over. I make mushroom tacos with my harvests. They're delicious!" —B.T.S.

    Get it from Amazon for $10+ (available in three sizes).

    28. A Grilled Cheesus sandwich press sure to make them say, "~Holy~ moly! This gift is something special!"


    Promising review: "Holy Cheesus, this sandwich press is hysterical AND it makes a really good sandwich. It's been a huge hit in our house! We did notice that it needs to cool off a bit between sandwiches (just a minute or two) or the face isn't as clear (spraying the plates with a little bit of canola oil really helps you get a good impression on your bread)." —April D

    Get it from Amazon for $44.95.

    29. A salt shooter you can give to someone who would love nothing more than to hunt the world's most dangerous game, the pesky housefly. That...or use it to season their food in the most exciting way possible.

    Promising review: "I bought this as a Christmas gift for my husband and I'm not entirely sure that was a smart move on my part. Not because the product doesn't work (it works very well, in fact) but because my husband is now intent on leaving the doors open to the house when summer comes back around so all kinds of bugs can be let in for him to kill. He's already had the pleasure of being able to use it on a spider that was on an outdoor Christmas decoration and boy was he ecstatic! Since we seem to be in short supply of bugs in the house during these cold winter months, my husband has also resorted to using this gun as a way to add salt to food while he's cooking. This product works, it kills bugs, and you can even use it while cooking if you're tired of using the boring old salt shakers we have all grown accustomed too." —Adrianna McCain

    Get it from Amazon for $34.62.

    30. A chicken purse for silly souls who aren't too ~chicken~ to sport a stellar accessory.,

    Promising review: "This bag was so weird that when I saw it I knew I had to have it. I work at a local produce stand/market and we have free roaming chickens on premises...I knew this bag would be a hit! It's roomy and pretty much waterproof (for rainy days). The opening is kind of small and it's just one pocket on the inside." —Ronnie Deputy

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    31. A book on bad taxidermy – a gift that's gonna let your roommate know the decor in your place could be way, way worse.


    Promising review: "If I could give this book 10 stars I would! I bought this for my husband for his birthday and proceeded to buy five more copies to give to his friends because he thought it was so hysterical! It definitely takes a dry sense of humor to enjoy this book but it is worth the money! I wish I could include the video I took of my husband's reaction! He was laughing so hard he was crying!" —Julie K.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.66.

    32. A pack of beard ornaments you can give to the Scrooge in your life who refused to get a Christmas tree this year. Problem solved.,

    Promising review: "I wish there were 1000 starts for this. No one looks as good as my man in his beardaments! I wish I had taken a picture of the faces and giggles of everyone who saw him. I wish I invented these! They are really good quality, much much better than I thought they would be and definitely reusable. I was actually amazed none of them break because they were handled quite a bit and worn as earrings by a few party guests. Definitely a great stocking stuffer!" —Louis

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $8.99.

    33. A bag of Big Foot Balls for hangry friends who have a monstrous appetite.


    Promising review: "I browsed over these and immediately HAD to buy them for my teenage grandson. When they came I tried one or two and my mouth contorted into a shape it never before had. Boy are they sour on the outside. I then bit into the 'ball' and yummy – I could eat these balls most of the day. But they were for my grandson so I gave them to him at the next family get together and he (as expected) howled with laughter. Then he and my son popped one into their mouth and, now they like sour things, made a strange face but not like mine. Then they bit into the 'balls' and loved them as much as much as I did. They howled with laughter as they finished off the entire bag. It was worth every penny because they are a great way to get laughs and they taste super yummy. I highly recommend them and plan to buy more. Perhaps a whole case. LOL!!" —steven

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    34. A book of pop sonnets full of famous pop songs rewritten in Shakespearean slang, which is sure to make any Shakespeare fan say, "Othello there, my perfect gift."


    Promising review: "This was a Christmas present for a friend of mine who loves Shakespeare. This was the perfect gift for her. Each sonnet sounds ridiculous, yet you can easily tell which song it's supposed to be. It's lots of fun and even more fun if you perform them!" —Hannah Nakashima

    Get it from Amazon for $11.19.

    35. A coloring book you can give a coworker if you both feel like your workplace environment is truly prehistoric.


    Promising review: "This coloring book is great, its nothing you could just pick up at Target. It includes dinosaurs doing tech support, a T-rex waiter who has to use special grabbers to hold things, and dino celebrity chefs. Its pretty funny. As soon as I got it I started coloring! I am an adult but I love to color, this book is perfect." —Californiahermit

    Get it from Amazon for $7.21.

    36. A pair of gloves your friends (or your mom, IDK your life) are gonna ~rave~ about from the minute they put them on.


    Each glove has three different colors and six light modes, batteries included.

    Promising review: "I bought these to wear at a glow party and my gloves were a hit!! I love them. THey're great quality with vibrant colors! They even came with extra batteries." —Crabbie086

    Get them from Amazon for $8.97+ (available in three colors).

    37. A bird mask to give the ~fowlest~ person you know.


    Promising review: "This is not just a mask. This is a transformation. You wear this and you become someone else; you become..something else. I highly recommend this transformative and deluxe necessity. It will endear everyone around you. Your immune system will be at it's highest, your financial status will increase, and people will flock to you. You will conquer all fears and at the end of each day fly towards the sun." —J. Conrad

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    38. And finally, a box of nothing for the person who says they want nothing every single year. It's finally time to get them what they really want.


    Promising review: "It's hilarious! Thank you for making something for the people that want nothing! It's perfect! For the literal people looking at reviews, it looks exactly as the picture shows. There is nothing except the cotton in the box." —Verna Middleton

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    It's probably best to take appropriate cautions before opening these gifts.


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