The holidays are rapidly approaching, and the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Years seem to pass more quickly than any others throughout the year. Whether it’s your quirkiest family member, a new relationship, or the person who has everything there’s always one person you end up stumped on gift ideas for. When looking for unique gift ideas it’s important to take a moment and really think about who the gift is for. What do they like? How would you imagine they would want to spend a Saturday? What is unique about them? What do you like about them? Many times taking this moment to reflect will at least point you in the right direction for great gift ideas.
Top Ten Unusual Holiday Gift Ideas
1. Soup-and-sandwich-ceramic- tray duo
This gift would be perfect for almost anyone, but especially good for that person who has everything. This ceramic tray will fit your soup bowl and sandwich perfectly, eliminating all the risks once associated with the walk form the kitchen to table with your bowl of soup. The tray could be perfect for use with desserts, cereal, and portion control plate as well. The set comes with two trays and two bowls, and has been featured in Good Housekeeping and Food Network magazines, and can be found at: http://www.uncommongoods.com
2.Hand Drawn Pencil Sketch
These sketches are a great unique gift idea perfect for those with limited time. These are very personalized for when you want to really make sure their gift is special. Artists create a hand drawn pencil sketch of photos of your choosing. This gift allows you to personalize the gift for anyone. Artists at Mydavinci.com take your photo and turn it into a pencil sketch of basically anything you can think of. Pencil sketches come on a variety of nice canvases, with framing options available as well. This artwork is a simple unique gift that most recipients will treasure forever. Prices vary depending on choices. More info at www.mydavinci.com
3.Bakers Edge brownie pan, or Lasagna pan
These are amazing new bakeware for brownies and the perfect unique gift for the foodie or baker in your life. The revolutionary pan is from Baker’s Edge® and its unique shape produces brownies with moist centers, the light flakey crust and chewy edges. Brownie or Lasagna pans can be found at www.bakersedge.com , and all of the Baker’s Edge® products are manufactured, packaged, and warehoused entirely in the USA.
4. Reasons I love you stones
The Reasons I love you stones are a sweet gift idea and you can’t go wrong with. The small brushed- nickel stones say “I love you…” on one side, and a different “reasons” on the other. For example, ” …because I just do!…because you rock…for your honesty”, and so on. They come in a red pouch perfect for the holidays, and can be found at Amazon and RedEnvelope.com for around $29.95 (prices may vary).
5. Hallmark recordable Storybooks
These books from Hallmark allow you to record your voice reading a book for replay over and over. This is the Perfect gift for grandkids, children, long distance family, or servicemen and women away from home and missing the voices of those most familiar with them. The recordable Storybooks have a variety of titles and prices, which can be found at Hallmark Stores or www.hallmark.com .
6.Ultimate 5-in-1 Geek Pen
This gizmo truly is your ultimate geek or gadget lover gift. The pen has a replaceable ballpoint pen, Stylus, LED flex flashlight, UV light, and a Red laser pointer all in one. This pen is an easy and inexpensive gift sure to be used regularly by all of those who receive it. Pens can be found at www.thinkgeek.com for $9.99 each.
7. Holiday Block Set
These block sets are a great unique gift for all ages. The set of 20 all natural maple blocks can be arranged to spell out 150 different phrases for each holiday throughout the year. The entire set of holiday blocks are $32 + shipping, and are made in Mooresville, IN USA
8. Expressive car message signs
Car message signs are a really fun and unusual gift idea. These signs are made to suction to your rear window and display a variety of messages in LED lights. It’s 100% wireless and remote controlled with multiple messages to pick from They make are a fun gift idea and are available from www.drivemocion.com
9. The gift of piercings and Ink
Support a local business as well as your favorite body art loving friend by getting a gift certificate from their favorite tattoo shop or piercer. This unusual gift could be greatly appreciated by the right person, and would certainly be a lasting memorable gift.
10. Temperature controlled Faucet Light
A temperature controlled faucet light is a fun, out of the ordinary gift idea for the kid, or kid at heart, in your life. These faucets have LED lights that change color in reaction to temperature changes turning blue when the waters cold and red when water is 89 degrees F or above. They are easy to install, fun and unique, and make an excellent gift for $19.99 from www.perpetualkid.com