Whether it’s a birthday, holiday, anniversary, or just those special moments you want to celebrate, handmade gifts are always the perfect choice. There is just something about unique and personalized gifts that you can’t find on a store shelf that means so much more.
And besides, we’re probably spending a bit too much money on gifts for our loved ones. I know gift-giving is exciting and it’s something that most of us don’t mind spending money on, but look at these statistics about Christmas shopping from That Sweet Gift. Pretty crazy right? So why not give the less expensive option of handmade gifts a try?
If you don’t have the time or creativity to create your own, Etsy is the most popular choice for finding the perfect gift for everyone in your life. Here are 13 handmade gifts from talented shops on Etsy that are worth checking out.
1) Personalized Rustic Wooden Photo Plaque
Made from natural wood, this custom rustic wooden photo plaque can be hung on the wall or even used as a coaster. Check it out.
2) Rose Pendant Necklace
Inspired by Beauty and the Beast, this handcrafted whimsical rose pendant necklace is a beautiful way to keep a loving sentiment or friend close to your heart. Check it out on Etsy.
3) ‘The Great Gatsby’ Poster
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for book lovers, this poster captures all the passion of this much-loved classic story. Check it out on Etsy.
4) 3 Carrot Ring In Ring Box
Is buying a real carat ring for the love of your life currently out of your budget? Make them a promise to get the real thing with this humorous “three carrot” ring! Check it out on Etsy.
5) Copper Wallet Insert Card
This is one gift card that doesn’t expire and expresses your love forever. It can be placed on a shelve or table and also fits perfect in your wallet so your loved one can always keep your mind close. Check it out on Etsy.
6) Proud American Flag Headband
You are proud of your country so why not show your patriotism with this trendy and stylish headband. Check it out on Etsy.
7) Wooden Christmas Ornament (Set of 2)
If you’re looking for something original for your Christmas tree this year or simply want a cool idea for stocking stuffers, these wooden Christmas ornaments are just what you’re looking for. Check it out.
8) Dad’s Ice Cream Plow Spoon
This hand stamped spoon makes a great gift for any father in your life that loves ice cream. Best of all, it can be personalized to make the perfect spoon. Check it out on Etsy.
9) Adorable Heart Earrings
Add some extra adorableness to your day or to your gift giving with these adorable earrings with turquoise teardrops dangling from silver-plated heart stud earrings. Check it out on Etsy.
10) Custom Folded Book Art
Another great gift for book lovers that is “bound” to please, each page is carefully folded by hand for a custom gift that is one-of-a-kind. Check it out on Etsy.
11) Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace
This necklace features an 18″ silver plated chain with lava stone, a Swarovski Crystal bead spacer, a matte clear cracked agate, rosewood, and a matte silver druzy agate. Check it out on Etsy.
12) Women’s Leather Bracelet with Adjustable Wrist Band
A beautiful gift for Mother’s Day or Easter, this handmade leather bracelet features antique silver beads and silver plated findings. Check it out on Etsy.
13) Personalized Memorial Bookmarks and Cards
Losing a loved one can be a very traumatic time. Coping with loss is a personal experience but should also be shared with friends and family. Create an everlasting memory with these personalized memorial bookmarks and cards for funeral services and/or celebrations of life. Check out these Memorial Bookmarks and Memorial Cards.