15 personalized gifts that will make them cry

We have something for everyone on your list.

personalized holiday gifts

The holidays may look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean you can't make loved ones and friends feel special, whether celebrating near or far. I think we can all agree that one of the best ways to make someone feel loved is to offer personalized gifts.

So we gathered gifts take your thoughtfulness to a new level—some even allow customized colors, fabrics and textures. There's truly something for everyone.

Here are 14 of our favorite customized gifts for everyone on your list—kids and adults alike:


Papier notecards

Papier notecards

Is there anything better than pretty personalized notecards? We love this set by former Vogue editors Lucinda Chambers and Serena Hood that's on a warm white paper with a matte eggshell finish. Gorgeous!

$28

Amazon Handmade piggy bank

Brushes with a View piggy bank

She may not appreciate it now, but the little kid in your life will one day love a piggy bank with their name beautifully scripted on it. The bank can be customized in countless ways including dates, background colors and names, so get creative. It also doubles as the perfect baby shower gift, too!

$65

Kinn Studio mama necklace

Kinn Studio mama necklace

There's no better title for a new mother than the word, "mama." Gift her this solid 14k gold necklace and we promise she'll never take it off.

$360

Amazon Handmade cheese board and knife set

Dust and Things cheese board and knife set

Perfect for entertaining post-COVID, this set includes a sturdy board, three cheese knives and a fork. Be sure to add a personal message on the back of the board for extra sentiment. Note: The items are shipping from the UK and will take at least 11 business days with standard shipping.

$29.99

Madewell transport carryall

Madewell transport carryall

We're living in times when most of us rarely venture outside, so why would anyone want to invest in a handbag? But if she's simple and timeless, she'll love having this tote around even if it's just to run errands around town. This leather bag has three interior pockets, including one with a zipper to keep her keys and phone at the ready.

$188

Uncommon Goods family mugs

Uncommon Goods family mugs

For those who love warm drinks, these mugs are a no-brainer. One side features a photo of individual family members, personalized with skin tone, hair and clothing, while the other displays the family name and year established.

$30

Pottery Barn hotel piped trim robe

Pottery Barn hotel piped trim robe

If you're shopping for the mama who loves to keep warm, you can't go wrong with a cozy robe. It's made of hydro cotton that's fluffy, stretchy, soft and naturally wrinkle-resistant. Because who has time to iron a robe? Monogramming is available for an additional fee but will make it even more luxurious.

$109

ThreeTwo1 cosmetic bags

ThreeTwo1 cosmetic bags

She probably already owns a cosmetic bag that's loaded with her favorites, but is it customized to her liking? We love that this bag has 10 color options and a satin liner to make her feel extra pretty.

$13.49

The Daily Edited airpod pro case

The Daily Edited airpod pro case

Upgrade the music lovers on your list with this custom airpod pro case that's made from 100% pebbled leather. The detachable gold clip keyring easily attaches to keys or bags—keeping track of earbuds has never been easier.

$40

Capsul Jewelry locket necklace

Capsul Jewelry locket necklace

Through advanced 3D printing technology, each piece of jewelry is personalized with unique handwriting or drawing, the sound wave pattern of a voice, or engraving of numerals of a name, special date or place. We really love the locket for storing mini photos of your loved ones close to your heart.

$65

Minted mommy and me aprons

Minted mommy and me aprons

If your kid is anything like mine, they love baking cookies and brownies—or really anything sweet. This matching mommy and me apron set makes my little one feel even closer to me while we're bonding in the kitchen. It's also pretty cool that a portion of every sale of the Mommy & Me Collection goes directly to Every Mother Counts, a non-profit organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother. Get the child apron, too!

$38

Amazon Handmade waffle weave dish towel

Canary Road waffle weave dish towel

A dish towel is the perfect gift for the mama who wants to add special touches throughout her kitchen. We love that the raised looped edges on this lint free towel make it great for all around use. You can also get crafty and use the towel to wrap other small gifts.

$15.95

Vans customs

Vans customs

Customize every inch of their favorite shoe with text, photos and bold colors. Kid sizes are available and super cute, too!

$75

Pottery Barn Kids anywhere chair

anywhere chair

Know a little one into reading and relaxing? Add this chair to their quiet area to give them ownership of it. Our favorite nifty feature? It includes a handle for easy toting from room to room.

$119

Merci Maman The Duchess necklace

The Duchess Necklace

This necklace is Kate Middleton's favorite and such a beautiful piece of jewelry. Fully customizable, you can choose the material, the number of children, gender of children, the names engraved (which are engraved by the owner herself btw) and chain length.

$169

Want more gift guide inspiration? We've got you covered. Check out all of our 2020 Gift Guides here.

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