The Best Handmade Gifts You Can Get on Amazon (Yes, Amazon!)
Everyone wants to be known for super-thoughtful gifting, but when you’re last-minute shopping online for unique finds, the shipping turnaround sometimes just isn’t quick enough. Well, major procrastinators, you are in luck. Amazon Handmade, which has been around for a little over a year now, invites artisans to sell their handcrafted goods to the masses. And the best part? Prime-eligible items get two-day delivery! Check out these 20 gift ideas that are sure to be a hit with your friend, coworker, mom, or dad.
1. Designs by Maria Hello Gorgeous Cosmetics Zip Pouch ($15): Make sure your bestie’s reminded each day of just how stunning she is with this canvas bag for storing makeup and jewelry. The back reads “hello gorgeous.” Awww!
2. Amanda K Lockrow 14K Yellow Gold Vermeil Crosshatched Studs ($45): These lightweight yellow gold vermeil studs are hammered with a simple crosshatched line texture. Pick up a matching set for you and your BFF.
3. Oh Plesiosaur Recycled Succulent Notecards ($18, set of 10): Inspire your colleague to send more handwritten notes with this set of five illustrated succulents.
4. Digibuddha Good Vibes Only Foil Art Print ($10): Hang this classic, gilded typography to cheer up the office or the home. Everyone loves an encouraging reminder to keep a positive outlook.
5. Urban Concrete Design Concrete Succulent Planters ($29, set of three): These handmade and versatile planters hold succulents, air plants, or even tea lights.
6. Ten8e Camera Straps Quick Release Southwestern dSLR Camera Strap ($36): This Southwestern-inspired camera strap is the perfect handmade gift for your photog bestie. We’re loving the diamond print quick-release straps in those soft shades of terra-cotta, turquoise, dusty rose, tan, and blue.
7. Soul Creek Jewelry 14K Yellow Gold Fill Delicate Stacking Rings ($9): Each of these dainty rings are hand forged with a micro hammered texture for a unique look that reflects light. For a mixed metal look, you can pair them with matching rings in silver or 14K rose gold fill.
8. MJLuLu Minimal Simple Long Gold Bar Dangle Earrings ($15): These gold-plated, brass metal danglers are great for everyday wear, which means your BFF will think of you *all* the time.
9. Cupology Long Distance State Mug ($19+): Customize the states and colors on this mug for a friend moving away, or ship it to a family member who lives in another state to make them smile over their morning brew.
10. Cardtorial Eat Well Travel Often Wood Journal ($29): If you have a pal who’s giving into their wanderlust, a handcrafted wood cover journal will make sure they write down every detail of their new adventure.
11. Kathryn Reichert Hand-Stamped Nasty Woman Ring ($32): This empowering message is a reminder that no matter what the next chapter brings, she’s got this. She can accomplish her goals and dreams, break through barriers, and make this world a better place.
12. Renee Redesigns Gold Slate Drink Coasters ($32, set of four): These glitzy coasters cut from natural slate can glam up a bar cart or living space as a place to set drinks, candles, jewelry — really anything.
13. 48 Hour Monogram Custom Wooden Name Sign ($30): Gift a meaningful word (or name) cut in wood for the host of honor to hang in their home.
14. Digibuddha Stack of Books Gold Foil Library Print ($10): This minimalist print would definitely find a home on the gallery wall of any nursery or work space.
15. Jays Clay Handmade Pottery Ring Holder for Jewelry in Blue ($19): Covered in a beautiful floating blue glaze, this ceramic dish is the ultimate gift for celebrating a recent engagement.
16. Designs by Maria Hustle White Coffee Mug ($20): Celebrate your bestie’s promotion by gifting a 22K gold-lettered motivational mug. Maybe even better news than your work wife’s raise is that it’s Prime-eligible.
17. Primacandle Handmade Natural Dead Sea Mud Peppermint Soap Bar ($8): If any of your baes are experiencing some stress, Dead Sea mud is known for soothing impurities and improving elasticity. Yes, please!
18. OleksynPrannyk Leather Journal Cover for Moleskine ($35): Upgrade your work wife’s Moleskine notebook with a chestnut colored cover made of Horween Dublin Leather, from one of the oldest continuously running tanneries in the US.
19. SkyeArt Love You Mom Pears ($36, set of three): You got it for yo’ mama! These handmade clay pears can be displayed in any season, to remind Mom of your love year-round.
20. Jigsaw Furnishings Catchall Stand ($48): This handmade stand has a designated space for electronics, key chains, glasses, a Bluetooth headset, and headphones. And it can be used to cradle his phone while charging, so there’s no need to unplug.
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