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18 Gifts From Queer-Owned Etsy Shops If You're Sick Of Giving The Same Ol' Things

Including a BTS T-shirt, a self-care workbook, zodiac cross-stitch kits, and more great gifts from queer-owned Etsy shops you'll want to send to your loved ones or keep for yourself.

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1. A self-care master plan workbook filled with postcard-sized pages of prompts to help raise their spirits and keep them feeling good. 

cover of the book
various pages from the book
Free Period Press / Etsy

Free Period Press is a woman-owned business based in Cleveland, Ohio that sells a colorful variety of paper goods and stickers so you can channel your creativity into thoughtful projects.

Promising review: "Bought this one for a friend and she absolutely loved it. A great, thoughtful way to let your loved ones know that you care about them, especially during a pandemic. Great paper quality and design, and the fact that you can tear out pages and keep them separately or hang them up on a wall is really nice." —Isabella Ortiz


Get it from Free Period Press for $12

2. A BTS T-shirt anyone will be glad to receive. Let's face it, we're all BTS stans at this point. And your gift-giving skills? Smooth like butter.

model wearing the bts t shirt in white
the bts t shirt in pink
Love Is Love / Etsy

Love Is Love is based in California and sells various kinds of merch like sweatshirts, tees, mugs, and phone cases featuring everything from Ariana Grande, to Pride, to anime, and more!

Promising review: "This shirt is perfect! I bought it in the blue color as a surprise for a friend who loves BTS. The graphic on the shirt is large and clear! Great product. My friend loved it." —Haley


Get it from Love Is Love for $17.99+ (available in five colors and sizes S–3XL).

3. A witchy boba patch perfect for adding to their clothes, bags, or any other place they keep cool pins. Anyone else suddenly in the mood for some bubble tea?

purple witchy boba patch
Grrrlspells / Etsy

Grrrl Spells is based in Toronto, Canada and sells all sorts of cool witchy and spoopy queer accessories and art pieces like patches, pins, prints, and stickers! 


Promising review: "This patch looks lovely in person! The colors are rich, the stitching is very clean, and I had a very good experience with the seller." —Julia Logan


Get it from Grrrl Spells for $8.66.

4. A game controller choker to get the person who has basically been glued to their Nintendo Switch console for the past year. I mean...same.

model wearing the choker with the purple game controller attached to it
Neverware Designs / Etsy

Neverware Designs is based in Atlantic, Iowa and offers unique handmade art and jewelry including necklaces, earrings, chokers, bracelets, and if you or someone you know happens to be a big Star Wars fan, you'll want to check out the lightsaber collection ASAP!

Get it from Neverware Designs for $10.

5. A bar of lemon poppyseed soap formulated with skin-loving base oils, botanicals, and clays to leave skin feeling soft and smooth, and smelling like lemon, honey, and sugar.

bar of lemon poppyseed soap
Rora Apothic / Etsy

Rora Apothic is based in Morgantown, West Virginia and boasts a lovely assortment of small batch bar soap, liquid soap, and skincare products.

Get it from Rora Apothic for $10.

6. Zodiac constellation cross-stitch kits so they can get crafty and rep their star sign in the coolest way possible. And since this set comes with two, perhaps you can buy one for your zodiac and they can make it for you, or vice versa.

person holding a sagitarius and aquarius cross stitch
all of the zodiac cross stitch designs
Junebug and Darlin / Etsy

Junebug and Darlin is based in Portland, Oregon and offers a fun variety of cross stitch kits and patterns, needle minders, and embroidery hoops that people of all skill levels can enjoy. 


Promising review: "Great product. I haven't cross-stitched in years and this was a great project to get back into the swing of it. From beginning to end they took maybe six hours. Plenty of materials, even for the few mistakes I made that I had to waste thread. The product was at my door in mere days and there was a follow up e-mail from Junebug and Darlin to ensure my happiness. What a great time/project for a great price." —emarshall8704


Get a set of two from Junebug and Darlin for $30.

7. A personalized pride necklace that can be customized with their name and flag. Personalized gifts are the best gifts.

the personalized necklace
Pride Asylum / Etsy

Pride Asylum is based in Rossendale, United Kingdom and sells an awesome mix of LGBTQ+ jewelry, apparel, and accessories. 

Promising review: "We are absolutely over the moon with this purchase! The necklace was a gift for my girlfriend on Valentine's Day, and I am so incredibly grateful it arrived just in time. She cried when she opened it, so it definitely did the job! Thank you for creating such a beautiful product!" —katethompson231

Get it from Pride Asylum for $23.67+ (available in four chain sizes and various flag options including a customization option). 

8. A super cool bathing suit bound to become their new favorite piece of swimwear. It'll be the perfect choice for days spent at the pool, the beach, or just soaking up rays. And hey, if they want, they can rock it at as a bodysuit with their favorite bottoms (see picture below for reference). 

the owner of the etsy shop wearing the bathing suit in the ocean
the owner of the etsy shop wearing the bathing suit as a bodysuit with a skirt
So Lazo / Etsy

Sonia Lazo Illustrator is based in San Salvador, El Salvador and boasts a super fun mix of apparel, accessories, prints and postcards, and home goods. 

Promising review: "Fits like a glove!!!! Love it! So comfy and fast shipping! I was impressed! Can’t wait to wear this to the water and with shorts for a go-to summer outfit! So cute!" —Lisa Marie

Get it from Sonia Lazo Illustrator for $60 (available in sizes XS–3XL).

9. A super sweet card you'll want to bookmark now and send to everyone for every occasion. I'm also virtually sending you this card because you, yeah YOU, bring so much joy into the world.

pink greeting card with yellow stars and white bubble text that reads you bring so much joy into the world
If Pencils Could Talk / Etsy

If Pencils Could Talk is a Black-owned business based in Denver, Colorado that sells a super cute variety of greeting cards, pencil sets, stickers, and more. 

Get it from If Pencils Could Talk for $5.99.

10. A marbled glass coaster set for a super pretty way to prevent water ringlets from making a mess on their surfaces.

the lemon ice colored marbled glass coasters on a table
Made By Rheal / Etsy

Made By Rheal is a Black trans-owned business based in Oakland, California that sells a beautiful array of home goods like coasters, flower pots, glassware, blankets, and concrete hands.

Get a set of four from Made By Rheal for $85.

11. A cotton tea towel featuring an illustration of various pride flags in the form of frozen treats that'll become their new favorite addition to their kitchen decor. 

white tea towel with illustrations of popsicles with various pride flag prints and the artist's signature in black in the bottom right corner
Wayward Robin / Etsy

The Wayward Robin is based in Melbourne, Australia and sells a wonderful assortment of art and accessories including earrings, prints and cards, enamel pins, and charms!

Get it from The Wayward Robin for $32.31.

12. A set of pencils etched with self-care phrases because everyone can use a reminder to love themselves more, even in the small moments when we're doing something as simple as writing out a grocery list.

blue pencils etched with white self care sayings on them like you deserve to take up space and grow through what you go through
Fabulously Feminist / Etsy

Fabulously Feminist is a woman-owned business based in Everson, Pennsylvania that sells an array of products featuring social and eco-justice art like stickers, apparel, mugs, pins and patches, home goods, and more!

Get them from Fabulously Feminist for $9.89.

13. A baby book box gift set perfect to send to anyone who just welcomed a newborn into their lives. This set comes complete with a baby record book, a memory book, and lots of fun stickers!

the baby book gift box set
Little Pickle Memories / Etsy

Little Pickle Memories is a family-owned business based in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom that sells keepsake products for all kinds of families! 

Promising review: "This is a wonderful keepsake. All the baby books I found contained references to two parents. I chose to have a baby as a single mom with a wonderful family support system. I need no reference to a partner, because it is just me. I absolutely love everything." —Karla Cunningham

Get it from Little Pickle Memories for $65.09 (available in girls, boys, and unisex).

14. An abstract face sticker with an all-too-relatable statement. Might as well buy one for yourself too while you're at it. 

square shaped sticked with an abstract illustration of a face on it and has black text that reads I cant believe you think that i'm still listening
BooPrintsByJordan / Etsy

Boo Prints By Jordan is based in Fort Wayne, Indiana and offers an awesome mix of abstract and ghost-themed stickers and prints!

Get it from Boo Prints By Jordan on Etsy for $4.

15. An adorable pair of earrings available in a variety of characters like Winnie the Pooh, Simba & Nala, Mickey & Minnie, and more. Now for the hard question, which ones are you gonna get them?

person wearing winnie the pooh earrings
AmarisBee / Etsy

AmarisBee is based in Culver City, California, and offers a beautiful array of handcrafted gifts, fashion earrings, novelty earrings, paintings, and more!

Get them from AmarisBee for $9 (available in eight character options).

16. A mint green eyeshadow palette filled with 15 highly pigmented, buildable matte and shiny shades including greens, golds, and neutrals. They're perfect for any time of day or night!

shop owner, junior mintt holding the mint colored eyeshadow palette
Mintty Makeup / Etsy

Mintty Makeup is a Black trans-owned business based in Brooklyn, New York that recently made its debut launch with this gorgeous eyeshadow palette. You'll want to add this to your cosmetic collection ASAP!

Promising review: "This is one of the best palettes I’ve ever purchased!! The shimmers are so shiny and don’t flake when you apply them. All the colors are just... *chefs kiss.*" —Maggie Ste.Marie

Get it from Mintty Makeup for $29.99

17. A candle set for the person who can't get enough RHONY in their lives, which might just be all of us, TBH. Name a more perfect show to binge-watch, I'll wait. 

three different real housewives of new york themed candles
The Sisters Stoned / Etsy

The Sisters Stoned is based in Chicago. They started making candles during quarantine and their offerings range from Pride-themed, to signature scents, to sunshine vibes, to Real Housewives destinations, and more. You're bound to find a candle perfect for you and to gift to a loved one!

Promising review: "The candles smell great, are chic and beautiful, and make for perfect gifts for Bravo-loving friends. I appreciated how quickly they arrived and how kind the seller was." —Madison Back

Get a set of three from The Sisters Stoned for $55.

18. A pair of celestial earrings bound to become their new favorite accessory. You? You're the best gift-giver in the entire galaxy.

the star and moon celestial dangling earrings
Wild Fancy Design

Wild Fancy Design is a family-owned, based in Northampton, Massachusetts, and sells an awesome mix of sassy jewelry, accessories, and home decor!

Get them from Wild Fancy Design for $28+ (available in five earhook materials).

Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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