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Sometimes the closer you are to someone, the harder they are to shop for—so finding a gift for your sister? It’s a lot of pressure. You grew up together, so you know the ins and outs of her personality, her likes and dislikes. But when the calendar rolls nearer and nearer to a holiday, you might find yourself completely blank on what she’d actually want. Or worse yet, how to top last year’s gift, which also took you ages to decide. Time to take a breath. We’re here to help you brainstorm gift ideas your sister is sure to love.
Let’s look at some unique gifts even the most shopaholic of sisters have not seen before:
Planet Mug by Unemployed Philosophers Guild — if your sister is a dreamer, take inspiration from the stars with this awesome Planet Mug. When warmed by a hot beverage, the mug magically reveals helpful facts of each planet in our solar system. The perfect light reading for mornings and evenings alike.
Wondershelf by Artori Design — whether your sister is a busy bee or just a bit of a messy person, you’ve noticed the clutter in her apartment has been growing. Everyone needs a little help now and then, so try gifting your best friend one of Artori Design’s clever, Marvel-esque bookshelves. They’re sure to make tidying fun, and book displays absolutely super.
Looking for a gift that doesn’t end with the unwrapping? Most people love a good DIY project, and even if you haven’t seen your sister hobbying in a while, don’t let that deter you. Life is busy, and your sister has been working so hard. Gifting her a beautiful DIY gift might be just the thing she needs to work with her hands again.
‘Bees and Wildflowers’ Embroidery Kit by Oh Sew Bootiful — you’ve probably noticed the growing resurgence of gorgeous hand-embroidery, so why not encourage your creative sister to take a stab at it? It doesn’t have to be as intimidating as it sounds—Oh Sew Bootiful makes a kit with pre-printed patterns and step-by-step instructions to get your sister started.
Large Geode Puzzle by Nervous System — if you’re looking for a gift that’s literally one-of-a-kind, Nervous System is one step ahead of you. This innovative company uses a computer simulation to produce geode jigsaw puzzles that are each completely unique—so there’s literally no chance someone will be buying the same gift as you. Coupled with gorgeous colors and intricate puzzle pieces, you’ll be sure to have a stunner of a gift that your sister will not soon forget.
Brainstorm complete! If you’re sending the gift directly to your sister, don’t forget to include a complimentary gift note.