Personalized Gift Ideas That Aren’t Overdone

If you’re anything like us, you love finding unique personalized gift ideas for everyone on your holiday shopping list. There’s something extra special about adding a customized touch to a gift – it shows the recipient that you took the time to put a little extra thought and care into their present! Today, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite personalized gift ideas that aren’t too overdone. You can’t go wrong with any of the items on this list, and there’s something for everyone! From the homebody who needs a cozy new set of pajamas to the travel guru looking for a chic new luggage tag, these personalized gift ideas are sure to fit all of your holiday gifting needs!

personalized gift guide

.01 Signet Ring

Signet rings are incredibly in style right now, but the good news? They will never go out of style! They are appropriate for a guy or gal in your life, and personalizing them makes them not only all the cuter, but also more thoughtful!

.02 Pajamas

Nothing says you have your life together like a matching pajama set. Slap a monogram on there and you are essentially gifting the cutest power move for the Christmas Eve jammies ‘gram pic! We love these classic pajamas from J Crew, especially because they have a personalization option!

.03 Candle

Everyone loves a cozy candle to freshen up their living room or bedroom, and these customizable ones from The Little Market are perfect! You can choose the perfect scent for your recipient, and also customize the label with a personalized note!

.04 Leather Luggage Tag

We’re manifesting it now: 2020 is going to be the year we make all of our travel dreams come true! If you’ve got anyone on your Christmas list that’s like us, then these cute customizable luggage tags are the perfect gift for them!

.05 Personalized Wine Box

For the host / hostess, the wino in your family, or someone that just celebrated a big date that they want to remember forever, the personalized wine boxes from Artificer Woodworks are our favorite customizable gift that will make a statement. Plus, the recipient will be able to use it time and time again, making it the gift that keeps on giving! 

.06 Home State Candles

The perfect personalized but not too personalized gift, these candles are made to smell exactly like your home state. Perfect for your friend that just moved here, or even for someone that can’t make it home for the holidays, we always like to keep one of these lit around our house to remind us where we came from.

.07 Monogrammed Phone Cases

We feel like monogrammed everything is coming back in a big way, and we’re here for it, as long as it stays classy. These personalized phone cases come in everything from crocodile leather wrap, to gold foil letters, and everything in between. You can choose your font, text size, color, and text position, to make it exactly according to the vision you had in mind! 

.08 Custom Map

We love the idea of adding a modern piece of art to brighten up any space, and a customized map is the perfect option! These maps can be of any special place – your favorite city, your hometown, your first trip to Europe, think of the possibilities!

.09 Personalized MudCloth Pouch

How cute are these personalized pouches?! They’re just the right size for your phone, wallet, and keys, and they’d be perfect as stocking stuffers or gifts for large groups of friends (helloooooo bridesmaid gifts!). We’re obsessed, and we’re getting one for everyone we know!

.10 Monogram Coasters

We all have that “hostess with the mostess” friend, and this is one gift they’ll love to have and use on an everyday basis, especially when they throw all of their amazing get-togethers.

.11 Personalized Hair Clip

We have cherished the day that the hair clip trend came back into our lives! So take this a step further, and get chic new hair clips for you and your bestie!


Which of these personalized gift ideas was your favorite? Let us know in the comments below! Then head over to check out these 18 gift ideas that are under $50 to finish up all of your holiday shopping!

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