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41 Personalized Gift Ideas for Her That Are Unique and Special

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Whether it be Christmas, birthdays, friendship anniversaries, or Mother’s Day, no matter the occasion, it’s important to celebrate the women nearest and dearest to you with a thoughtful gift. There is nothing more thoughtful to a gift receiver than a personalized gift, which means the more custom the gift is, the better.

But more custom doesn’t always mean more expensive. When looking for the perfect gift, think about her interests, hobbies, and jobs. Is the special woman in your life a makeup lover? Then it could be a good idea to get her a makeup bag with a personal touch. Is she always going to Starbucks? Get her a personalized tumbler. Because everyone is different, my goal is to give you ideas that are either what you’re looking for or could spark a different gift idea that you know she’ll love!

These personalized gift ideas for her are a great way of putting extra effort into your gifts. From custom artwork, monogrammed coffee cups, and a brooch made in her handwriting, I’ve rounded up 30 of the best personalized gift ideas for her!

1. Stationery (Etsy)

Is the special lady in your friend group a devoted stationary fan? Then she will love this first gift idea. There are lots of customization options and the Etsy seller allows you to pick the color choices too!

2. Minimalist Name Necklace (Etsy)

This unique gift is perfect for a woman with a minimalist style. The necklace can get customized with different script fonts and it’s the perfect thing to wear with almost everything. What’s even better is that all the jewelry is custom-made by hand.

3. Cheetah Makeup Pouch (Etsy)

Your best friend will find this custom gift stylish and practical. The cheetah print is a fun way to jazz up this piece. She can keep it on her makeup vanity or bring it with her when traveling. The best part about this gift is that you can have her name printed on the bag.

4. Name Starbucks Cup (Etsy)

What better way to spoil your Starbucks-obsessed friend than with this personalized gift idea? You can have the mug personalized with her name and you have the option to pick the primary color. The seller offers a wide variety of colors, from mermaid green to metallic silver, so you’re sure to find her favorite.

5. Birthday Tote Bag (Etsy)

Get her a tote bag that looks like her favorite No. 5 Chanel perfume. It’s the perfect stylish present for a 50th birthday. You can have the bag personalized with her age or favorite number. Plus, you can add which city or state she lives in too if you want.

6. Jewelry Box (Etsy)

This is the right pick to keep her precious jewelry organized. She won’t have to worry about wasting time looking through a messy jewelry drawer anymore! Get her name or initials printed on the box to make it extra pretty and thoughtful. You can also choose the color of the box, whether that’s luxe green, white, or pastel pink.

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7. Nylon Cosmetic Bag (Etsy)

The birthday girl will love this fun gift. She can use the bag to store all her beauty products or use it for being on the go. This bag would also be the perfect choice for bridesmaid gifts or for filling it with beauty products for Christmas stocking stuffers. An extra bonus is that the nylon material is easy to wipe down and keep clean.

8. Initial Necklace (Etsy)

Is she a minimalist? Does she love simple and elegant jewelry? This sentimental gift is perfect for her. The 14K gold necklace could either feature her initials or her child’s initials, as well as her birthday numbers. You can also pick where you want the letters or numbers positioned (either in the center or sideways).

9. Cat Eye Sunglasses (Etsy)

Need wedding gifts for your best friend or sister? These cat eye glasses are the perfect gift to show her that you put extra thought into her gift. The glasses will look cute when she wears her bride-to-be robe. You can also gift them to a friend that’s headed on a fun beach vacation.

10. Ring Box (Etsy)

This ring box is a cute and elegant way of keeping her jewelry organized for travel or everyday life!

11. Pens with Pouch (Etsy)

Nothing excites a stationery lover like a fresh whiff of newly unboxed pens. This gift set will add a lot of happiness to your office supply lover in your friend group. The pens come with a personalized pouch that can match the colors of the pen you choose too.

12. Notebook (Etsy)

Upgrade her notebook with this beautiful gift. The hardcover has foil starry details that make it look extra pretty. Elevate the book even more by getting her initials on the cover.

13. Custom Portrait (Etsy)

Need friendship anniversary gifts to celebrate years of fun and laughter? Get a custom portrait of you and your gal pals!

14. Iced Coffee Cup With Lid and Straw (Etsy)

For your coffee-lover friend, sipping coffee is more than just a way of staying awake, it’s their lifestyle. Instantly upgrade their coffee experience with this personalized cup.

15. Chain Monogram Canvas Tote Bag (Etsy)

If she is a fashion lover, she will fall in love with this sophisticated gift. Get her initials on the tote bag to make it feel like a custom gift. This would be the perfect everyday bag or this roomy tote would be perfect for traveling too!

16. Bar Bracelet (Etsy)

Get ready to catch her staring at her wrist a lot. How elegant is this bar bracelet? The bracelet can be gold, rose gold, or silver (depending on what she likes!). You can add her birthday in roman numerals or symbols that reflect her personality.

17. Watercolor House Painting (Etsy)

This gift is the perfect choice for your friend if you are on the hunt for housewarming gifts. Send a picture of their new home and the artist will illustrate a lovely picture of your friend’s sacred space. Add her address or a sweet saying to make the painting even more sentimental!

18. Embroidered Sweatshirt (Etsy)

This sweatshirt will be her new go-to top to wear to the airport or on cozy days. Get her name or nickname embroidered on the sweatshirt and you can even add her birthday!

19. Family Puzzle (Etsy)

If she has a family, this is a great sentimental gift that she’s sure to love. Or if this is a best friend gift, then you can choose a cute picture of you together to put on the puzzle. You and her will enjoy putting the puzzle together when you meet up!

20. Business Logo Sign (Etsy)

Take your gift-giving skills to the next level by getting this luxe custom sign for her business or home office. It is one of the best personalized gift ideas for her if she runs her own business.

21. Delicate Name Ring (Etsy)

It might look like an ordinary ring, but when she turns it, she will find a sweet engraving of her name, her kids’ names, her favorite saying, or her birthday on the ring. How sweet!

22. Handwriting Brooch (Etsy)

Get her favorite quote or saying on the brooch in her handwriting or if it’s something meaningful, then yours. This is a special and sentimental gift that can be used as a keepsake or memorial.

23. Resin Keychain (Etsy)

Who said key rings are a boring gift? This custom-handmade gift is far from boring. These keychains contain gold flakes and real flowers, plus, you get to pick the color. Get the keyring in the first letter of her name and this inexpensive gift will feel special!

24. Initial Straw Hat (Etsy)

Make her vacation to Tulum extra fun this year with this personalized straw hat. She’ll love taking pictures while wearing this on the beach!

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25. Birth Flower Necklace (Etsy)

Necklaces are nice but personalized necklaces? Even better. This necklace will be personalized with her birthday by featuring a flower engraving that is part of her birth month.

26. Letter Patch Beanie (Etsy)

When winter comes around, she will reach for this personalized letter patch beanie again and again. For something even more special, you could get matching hats for your next trip together!

27. Hidden Message Candle (Etsy)

She probably has many store-bought scented candles, so get creative and gift her this unique candle instead. What’s even cooler is that you can have the seller make a personalized scent for her. And finally, add a hidden message in the candle to surprise her.

28. Engraved Perfume Bottle (Etsy)

Her perfume tray is going to look even fancier with this engraved perfume bottle. You can also request to have floral designs on the bottle to make it stand out more. This gift can double as decor for her bookcase or dresser too!

29. Leather Belt Bag (Etsy)

Get her this stylish yet practical gift when she’s running errands or traveling. Have the belt bag printed with her initials on it and you’ve got yourself a winning gift.

30. Create A Signature Scent (Etsy)

For the ultimate gift, skip buying her perfume from the store and create a signature scent instead. You can discuss with the seller what your best friend’s, sister’s, or wife’s interests are and examples of the types of scents she loves. The seller will then send five samples, and you can pick which one you think she will love to get a full-size bottle.

31. Personalized compact mirror (Etsy)

This personalized compact mirror is a great gift for a makeup lover. Get her name engraved on the beautiful compact to make her feel special. She will look so fancy when she uses it to check her makeup throughout the day. Plus, the compact is a great piece to decorate her makeup vanity.

32. Custom personalized eye mask set (Etsy)

This custom eye mask will be her new go-to piece when she’s lounging around at home or traveling. What makes this gift extra special is that it comes with a scrunchie and a silk pouch. The Esty seller offers this cozy set in a wide range of colors. From Ivory, pink, lavender, red, and more. You can also pick the text color for her name.

33. Birth Flower Luggage Tags (Etsy)

You can’t go wrong with a cute luggage tag for a jet-setting friend. But instead of getting an ordinary luggage tag, opt for this personalized gift! Get her name engraved on it in her favorite color.

34. Custom Candle With A Bag (Etsy)

Your candle-obsessed friend will love this vanilla-scented candle. It comes packaged in a beautiful ribbon box and can be customized with her name. You don’t have to worry about finding the right gift bag for the candle, as it comes with one. And the best part? It will have her name on it.

35. Your Name In Stripes Custom Blanket (Baublebar)

A custom blanket makes for the perfect gift for any woman who loves to nap. You can have her name or most-used phrase customized on the blanket for a personal touch. The words will come out in an elegant stripe design.

36. Personalized Custom Wine Glass (Etsy)

One of the best gifts to get for a wine lover is some classic wine glasses. However, skip the usual designs. Pour more love in your gift by getting the wine glasses personalized with her name or initials.

The Etsy seller allows you to pick the font and color of the text. So you can get the wine glass customized to her taste.

37. Personalized Scarf (Etsy)

Take her accessories to the next level with this personalized scarf. It will be her new favorite scarf to wear in spring. Just get her name, last name, or a word with a special meaning personalized on it, and she will love the scarf even more.

38. Personalized Engraved Wooden Spoon (Etsy)

Spice up her cooking utensil collection with a personalized wooden spoon. Pick a ribbon in her favorite color for an extra personal touch. Not only is it great for cooking, but the spoon can also be used as kitchen decor.

39. Personalized Self Care Gift Set (Uncommon Goods)

This personalized self-care gift box will help her get some TLC. It has everything she needs to feel pampered and relaxed. You can choose from the standard to the deluxe version.

The standard box contains self-care essentials like a clay mask, natural lavender soap, and lip balm. Meanwhile, the deluxe box has a shower mist, lavender oil, a scented soy candle, and more.

You can get the box customized with her name, and a sweet note can be added inside the box. For example, you can wish her a happy birthday.

40. In A Flurry Custom Ornament (Baublebar)

Does she have expensive taste? Does she love to splurge on Christmas decorations? This gift is screaming her name. It has 650 crystals, which will make the ornament dazzle on her Christmas tree. The beautiful ornament can be adorned with embellished words like her first name or last name.

41. Personalized Yarn Bowl (Uncommon Goods)

For the woman who loves spending her free time knitting, surprise her with this personalized yarn bowl. Her name will look so beautiful etched on the stoneware bowl. The bowl also has useful features like holes to rest her needles between uses.

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Whether it is necklaces with a sentimental engraving or a custom puzzle, any of these personalized gift ideas for her will always make fabulous gifts for the women in your life.

Now that you have found personalized gift ideas for her, it’s time to find gifts for the home office!

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Hi! My name is Temwa and I have an obsession with all things lifestyle. Whether it's home decor, classy fashion, beauty products, or gift ideas -- you will find me writing about those topics. When I'm not sitting at my laptop, you will find me making press-on nails over the weekend!