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We all have that one friend who already has everything and never knows to drop hints. I have several of these friends, and always end up spending hours upon hours of pointless window-shopping trying to figure out what to get them. Things got more complicated this year with all the COVID restrictions.
If you’re like me, you’ve probably already scoured through various websites for unique and personalized gift ideas. If you still couldn’t decide what to buy, here are 11 uncommon gifts to give your friends this holiday season:
1. An engraved wooden lantern that can be personalized to project images and words onto a wall
With this beautiful lantern, you can send a magical message to your loved ones for them to cherish forever.
Get it here for $49.55
2. A personalized illusion lamp to turn a photo into a night light
You’ll never forget memorable moments with this personalized lamp!
3. A Feel-Good Box full of all-natural spa goodies
We could all use some self-care during these times. This is the perfect gift to comfort your friends through a breakup, when they’re dealing with a loved one passing and so much more.
4. A holiday scented candle to get in the holiday spirit
This candle will make a COVID holiday season seem more normal.
5. A moon phase necklace that can be customized to reflect the moon phase on a special date
This necklace is meaningful but also versatile enough to go with many outfits. It’s Perfect for astrology loving friends.
6. Long-distance friendship lamps that light the other one up when touched
These lamps are perfect for long-distance friends to stay in touch with each other! Have your Tangled moment.
7. Handmade Succulent Soap to spice up any bathroom
These uncommon handmade soaps will look absolutely adorable in the kitchen or next to the bathroom sink.
8. Picasso-face earrings for your artistic friend
These Picasso-face earrings will add color to any outfit.
9. Trump Coffee and Biden Tea Boxes for your woke, politically active friend
These coffee and tea boxes come with mysterious gifts hidden inside them too.
10. A silver quiver and arrow ear cuff for your badass friend
This statement piece will instantly make any outfit look more badass.
11. A DIY Whiskey Making Kit to end the night with.
This DIY Whiskey-Making Kit makes it possible to customize your own alcoholic beverage with different flavors.
Have fun being creative! Hopefully this list inspired you and you’ve decided what to get. We hope your friends enjoy these cute and personalized gifts. Wish them happy holidays from us at The Tempest too!
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