When you’re looking for unique gifts to give, Etsy is the perfect place to find special handmade gifts for your quirky friend, coworker, or family member. With only 12 days till Christmas, where will you go to buy holiday gifts that are meaningful and cool for that special person on your Christmas list? Your dad deserves better than a boring striped tie and your mom outclasses that scratchy scarf from the big department store. Show your boyfriend or girlfriend how much you understand their endearing quirks with a gift that perfectly matches their personality that you love. Etsy has it all with gifts for wine lovers, gamers, dreamers and more. Plus, you can often find great Etsy coupon codes for gifts online to save money on your handmade gift giving. Browsing Etsy for the perfect gift may take some time so here are our favorite Etsy gift finds for the holidays to help you in your search.
By Tunisia HandMade
This is no ordinary chess board. Hand crafted in Tunisia, this chess board and chess pieces are carefully hand carved from olive wood with extremely high quality craftsmanship. The chess table even comes with two small drawers on the side for storing pieces won during a match. Any chess player or gamer would be immediately awed and amazed by this hand carved complete chess set.
Bicycle Leather Wine Rack
$34.00 CAD (~ $35.37 USD)
When you’re biking through the park or your favorite getaway, don’t you always wish you had a bottle of fine wine on hand? This leather wine strap will be a great gift for your bicycle loving friends to transport wine on their bike to their favorite destinations. The genuine leather is olive oil-treated and vegetable-tanned and is fully adjustable to fit different sized bikes and wine bottles.
What better way to say “I love you” than with this life-sized heart made of needle-felted dyed wool! Sarah Mandell of Once Again Sam on Etsy creates amazing felted curiosities and her human-scale anatomical heart is unbelievable with brilliant colors of blood crimson, berry red and blue veins just like a real heart. Surprise your significant other with this felt heart to show that you are theirs.
Capture the night sky in this Star Jar and the stars will shine for you whenever you want. This cosmic mini lamp is made from a 6-oz upcycled glass jar with a sheet of aluminum punched with constellation patterns. Full of light and mysteries, this awe-inspiring constellation nightlight will capture the imagination of children and astronomy lovers alike.
Deer Head Raven Silhouette Necklace
Your animal-loving girlfriend, fiancé, mother, or aunt will love this necklace designed with the silhouettes of a deer and two ravens. This design is full of ornate Victorian-style scrollwork intricately laser cut from stainless steel. This beautifully designed pendant also comes in silver stainless steel.
Rack for Wine Bottle and Four Glasses
A great gift for holiday party hosts, this wooden wine rack is cleverly designed to be placed over the neck of a wine bottle and hold four wine glasses in perfect balance! The hardwood is hand carved and comes in varying finishes and thicknesses. Your friends will throw more parties just to make use of your unique wine rack gift.
Wicket the Ewok Inspired Cufflinks
$41.56 CAD (~$42.23 USD)
Ladies, is your man a Star Wars fan? These cute hand crafted Ewok cufflinks will make your man look stylish and catch the attention of Star Wars nerds. The Ewoks are hand sculpted and hand painted and glazed for exceptional detail and durability.
Zombie Vinyl Record Clock
€18.90 (~ $25.20 USD)
What’s cooler than vinyl? This zombie vinyl record clock will remind you of the time until the end of the world. The clock is made from a 12″ upcycled vinyl record that’s been laser cut with silhouettes of the living dead and a lone survivor attacking the zombies with a chain saw. Go for the brains!
Wild Air Print
Sometimes the best gift is one that reminds us to enjoy life more. This beautiful print of a Ralph Waldo Emerson quote by Katie Daisy emanates the beauty of enjoying nature and being free to drink the wild air. Lovely prints make great gifts for anyone to frame and decorate and add life to their homes.
Personalized Heart Tree Print Pillow
Etsy is filled with personalized gifts but none better than CozyBlue’s custom heart tree print pillow. Each pillow is embroidered with a red heart pierced by an arrow with the names of you and your loved one inside the heart. This pillow is a truly thoughtful gift for your sweetie to share in your home.
The holidays are a time for sharing so share some love with amazing handmade gifts like these without breaking your budget. When shopping on Etsy, remember to read the store’s policies and shipping deadlines so that your gift will arrive in time for Christmas. Want to share your own Etsy finds under $50 that would be great for holiday gifts? Leave a comment below!