Ready or not, it’s that time of year again. Time to begin thinking about the impending holiday season and the gifts we want to share with the people in our lives. Okay, fair, maybe we are a *little* early, but with gifts like these, you want to make sure you’re allowing enough time for personalization.
Today I’m sharing a few of my favorite gift ideas that can be customized for the people dearest to you. From photo books to artwork to jewelry to wine, there’s something for everyone. And just think, if you start your holiday shopping on the earlier side of things, you’ll save yourself the stress of last-minute shopping (and last-minute shipping costs to boot!). I hope these ideas inspire you in your gift search this year, and if you have any other ideas for custom gifts, I’d love to hear them in the comments!
Stay tuned for more holiday gift ideas from us in the weeks ahead. If you want more gifting inspiration, be sure to check out our Kate Loves page or our Amazon site.
I love this idea for surprising someone you love and making all those digital vacation photos into a book! I created my own Artifact Uprising Baby Board Book and plan on making more books for my kids this holiday season.
When in doubt, go with the gift of wine—and this one keeps on giving! This is perfect for the wine aficionado *and* the person who likes to sip a glass on a random Tuesday night. It’s like showing up at their doorstep with Christmas morning every month.
You’ll never mistake your bag at baggage claim with AWAY’s fun and punchy custom monogrammed luggage designs. This would be a very special gift for someone who spends a lot of time on the road or needs an upgrade in the luggage department. BRB!
Give a gift card for an in-person session OR share a photo with the artist ahead of time and gift the finished piece framed and ready to hang. I have my very own Daughters & Suns by Lisa Luck portrait on our wall at home!
This item is on my personal wish list! Signet rings have that nostalgic feel and Vrai’s take is totally timeless and heirloom quality.
I’m a robe kind of person—it’s one of my favorite things about staying in hotels! Bringing that feeling of comfort to your home is a wonderful way to show you care about someone. These piped robes have a luxury hotel feel with the option to personalize.
Custom puzzles are a fun way to teach kids their letters or how to spell their name! This set looks beautiful sitting out in your playroom (or any room in your home, really!).
A beautiful way to commemorate where life happens. This is a great gift idea for those who have recently moved or for a family who has sold their childhood home.
Whether you are taking THE next step with a partner or treating yourself, Vrai is the perfect place for your next jewelry purchase. Choose your gold, your cut, and even engrave it. Vrai’s jewelry is proudly made with created diamonds for a more sustainable future.
While not necessarily personalized, art itself is very personal. The right piece will be displayed proudly in a home or office for years to come. Might we suggest some prints by yours truly?
Quality travel products often go to the bottom of our list when purchasing for ourselves. It’s a personal gift that’ll bring good thoughts to mind for your favorite traveler on every trip they take.
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BY Kate Arends - November 5, 2019
Thank you for being here. For being open to enjoying life’s simple pleasures and looking inward to understand yourself, your neighbors, and your fellow humans! I’m looking forward to chatting with you.