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10 Unexpected Gifts For Her

by Kim Fusaro

Nov 23, 2015

From sleek makeup organizers to a triceratops planter, shares gift ideas you won't find at the big box store.

Photo by: iSkelterProducts

Step away from the shiny holiday displays: The women in your life don’t want that perfume gift set or those novelty reindeer pajamas. In fact, step away from the mall entirely. Here are 10 chic handmade gifts that any woman will love, and you can shop them all with a few clicks — no fighting for a parking spot required.
gifts-for-her-stacking-rings Hannah Naomi
The hammered surface on this dainty set of stacked rings makes them more eye-catching than plain bands. (Hannah Naomi, $65 for a set of 10; buy them here)
etsy-gifts-for-her-dino-planter Alyce Paul Curiosities
Move over, Post-its: Make room for this ferocious plant holder, an instant upgrade for her desk. (Alyce Paul Curiosities, $18; buy it here)
etsy-gifts-for-her-ross-lab-creamer-set Ross Lab
This ceramic milk-and-sugar set is pretty enough that she’ll display it on her counter. (Ross Lab, $48; buy it here)
etsy-gifts-for-her-makeup-bags Allisa Jacobs
Zippered pouches are the secret to switching handbags without losing subway cards and lip glosses in the shuffle. (Allisa Jacobs, $66 for a set of 3; buy them here)
etsy-gifts-for-her-rose-gold-earrings Hook and Matter
Understated earrings cast in rose gold are the perfect finishing touch for any outfit. (Hook and Matter, $138; buy them here)
etsy-gifts-for-her-unicorn-trophy Paperwolfs Shop
The reminder she sometimes needs: You are a unicorn! (Paperwolfs Shop, $56 for small unicorn trophy kit; buy it here)
etsy-gifts-for-her-chalkboard-planters 265 Design
These geometric planters have a chalkboard-paint-covered facet so you can ID the contents — or leave her a sweet message. (265 Design, $21; buy one here)
etsy-gifts-for-her-lucky-number-ring Elegant Jewel Box
Another take on the stacking ring trend: personalize a numerical stack with a series of digits – a discreet nod to a loved one’s birthday, your wedding anniversary, or her lucky number. (Elegant Jewel Box, $19 per ring; buy them here)
etsy-gifts-for-her-makeup-station iSkelter Products
When there’s a place for everything, she’ll get out the door faster. (iSkelter Products, $58; buy it here)
etsy-gifts-for-her-mermaid-plate Ninainvorm
She can use this pretty platter as a catchall in the entryway, or on her dresser. (Ninainvorm, $35; buy it here)

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Kim Fusaro

Kim Fusaro is a freelance writer, editor, and the lead weddings and lifestyle writer for Her hobbies include navigating city streets in four-inch heels and being a diehard fan of both cherry ChapStick and the Boston Red Sox.