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38 Clever gifts you'll want to put on your own wish list

Based out of Dallas, Texas, Mary McCoy is a writer and social worker for disenfranchised women and children. She's a single mom, lover of Texas barbecue, and a die-hard fan of yoga

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

Ever shopped for the person who has everything? We bet they don't have these clever gifts — and we bet you'll want them, too.

For your discerning girlfriends

1. Motivational pillow. This pillow speaks the truth. (All Modern, $32)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

2. Male tears mug. We can drink to that! (Zazzle, $15)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

3. Rock on ring holder. Behind every refined woman is a total rocker chick — or at least a disembodied rocker hand for storing rings, obvi. (Urban Outfitters, $19)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

4. Sriracha cookbook. The jury is in, and everyone loves sriracha — especially your hipster girlfriends. (Amazon, $11)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

5. Illusion wine rack. Because girls deserve funky-awesome wine racks, too. (Bonanza, $42)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

6. A wise hoodie. We love a hoodie that makes a good point, like this punchy version. (Redbubble, $49)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

For the man who is impossible to shop for

7. F-bomb paperweight. Maybe this paperweight will send the message that he has the mouth of a dirty sailor. (ThisIsWhyImBroke, $45)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

8. Portable bonfire. Men and fire are a match made in heaven — particularly when the fire is portable and comparatively safe. (Plow & Hearth, $30)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

9. Beer sign. This vintage-style beer sign has "man cave" written all over it. (Home Wet Bar, $12)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

10. Beard pack. Just in case the facial hair extends beyond November. (Uncommon Goods, $40)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

11. Spotter home sensor. Your tech-loving guy will love this little device, which can sense and alert about everything in your home — from temperature to sound and even motion. (Quirky, $50)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

12. Camping hammock. This hammock will beat an air mattress any day, even if it falls from the trees in the middle of the night. (Kammock, $99)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

13. Bacon soap. Men love bacon; you can't go wrong. (Amazon, $14)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

14. Heated shaving cream dispenser. I know how much I hate cold shaving cream while shaving my own beard, so this only makes sense. (The Sharper Image, $40)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

15. Pocket multi tool. Your guy definitely needs this 12-in-one tool that easily fits in his pocket, with barely a risk of serious laceration. Just kidding, it's not dangerous. (The Grommet, $20)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

16. Compact key holder. Keys are a sucky necessity of life, but this key holder makes them less sucky. (The Grommet, $20)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

For a persnickety teen or tween

17. T-Rex writing pen. Your too-cool tween will turn into a little kid again with this cute dinosaur pen. (CoolStuffExpress, $12)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

18. Braids, buns and twists book. Every teen and tween girl needs to know how to up-do. (Modcloth, $20)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

19. Smartphone dock. This rotary-style dock is, like, totally retro! (Nordstrom, $48)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

20. Scratch Map USA. Invite your aspiring traveler to show off his or her adventures with this scratch-off map. (Scratch Map, $20)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

21. F this test. In this book, "F" stands for "fail." It's like Buzzfeed in book format, for a good laugh. (Gifts.com, $9)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

For your buddy who is kinda weird

22. Pepperoni bedding. What lovable oddball wouldn't want a pizza-themed bed? (Emotional Rainbow, $60)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

23. Cow mailbox. This is how eccentric people receive mail, obviously. (Decorative Mailboxes, $143)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

24. LEGO man ice cubes. Whimsical LEGO ice cubes make the perfect gift, for kids or kids at heart. (Amazon, $5)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

25. Cat lover magnets. For those times when your friend needs to compose a cat ballad on her fridge. (Off the Wagon Shop, $13)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

26. Game of Thrones wall decal. Turn your porcelain throne into a throne of wicked power. (Etsy, $26)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

27. Ladies stretching bookends. A little sexy, a little studious — what more could a person want? (All Modern, $31)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

28. Mason jar shot glasses. Show me anything, and I'll show it to you better in the form of a Mason jar. Exhibit A: These Mason jar shot glasses. (Perpetual Kid, $12)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

29. Living wall art. Every hipster loves wall art and succulents. Fact. (Uncommon Goods, $100)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

For that person you don't actually know very well

30. One line a day journal. This gift appears so thoughtful and life-affirming, but it's really just a compilation of blank papers. One size fits all. (Gifts.com, $16)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

31. Never-soggy cereal bowls. Soggy cereal is the bane of every human's existence. Stop it with these bowls. (Bed Bath & Beyond, $13) 

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

32. Taco truck holders. Everyone loves tacos. Everyone loves food trucks. Everyone loves tacos served on miniature food trucks. (Perpetual Kid, $13)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

33. Himalaya spice rack. Tiny mountains and spices collide in these whimsical spice holders. (Bonanza, $29)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

34. Touchscreen cleaner. The cover of everyone's smartphone is disgusting, so you know this clever cleaner will be a hit. (The Grommet, $20)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

35. Kernel-filtering popcorn bowl. A necessity for any popcorn enthusiast, or adult with young, popcorn-loving children. (Uncommon Goods, $75)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

36. Self-stirring mug. Ugh, it's just so cumbersome to mix sugar into coffee before drinking morning caffeine. (Think Geek, $19)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

37. Touchscreen gloves. Finally, someone figured out how to give us access to our phones, despite cold weather. (REI, $26)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

38. Air plants. These plants grow in the air. They are magnificent. (Amazon, $13 for 5)

We won't judge if you end up putting some of these gifts under the tree for yourself

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