The holidays are a special time of year, so why not make it extra special this year? Forget the standard store bought gifts, why not make your gift extra special by creating a personalized gift.
I know what you’re thinking, this sounds hard right? Well VistaPrint makes it so easy to create customized gifts – whether they’re personalized with photographs, your own design, or monogrammed. You can use their online designer or easily upload your own designs to make something truly special and unique.
For this post, I’ve teamed with VistaPrint to share 8 personalized gift ideas that will show your loved one just how much they mean to you, plus let your creative side out for the holidays!
Great gift idea for: coworkers, friends, coffee lovers, moms and dads, just about anyone!
A custom photo mug makes a wonderful gift idea for just about anyone on your list! It’s a great practical gift they can reach for day in and day out.
This affordable gift is easy to customize with your favourite photos as a memento, or personalized with a monogram initial or cute nickname.
Want to make it more fun? You can add a heartfelt message or an inside joke that’ll put a smile on their faces each time they reach for a drink!
Great gift idea for: pet owners, moms, dads, that one friend that’s cold all the time!
A custom photo blanket is a fun and functional gift for the winter season! This soft polar fleece blanket is warm and customizable in so many ways! Pick your favourite photo, make a collage, monogram your initial or create other custom designs with endless creativity.
This would be a great plush baby blanket for new parents with pics of their newborn, or a pet blanket featuring pics of their furry friend. You can also design elegant throw blankets with monograms or colorful patterns to style your living room and bedrooms.
Great gift idea for: family, friends, pet lovers
A personalized photo calendar is a great way to delight friends or family with a thoughtful gift they’ll love all year long.
They’re super easy to make! And you’ll be able to personalize it by adding extra decoration to dates you want to remember like birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions.
Right now is the perfect time of it as well with the new year coming up! Plus get 50% off wall calendars and holiday cards with code HOLIDAY! Valid until 1/14/22
Great gift idea for: friends, home bodies, decor lovers.
Since we’re on the topic of cozying things up, personalized pillows are another decorative and functional one of a kind accent piece for someone special on your list!
These soft but durable photo pillows make great home decor accessories. Place them on beds, sofas or anywhere around the home that needs a bit of coziness.
You can use a treasured photo, or just create a unique design in their favourite colour. There are plenty of options for what you can do too. You can print on a single side and match the front to the back, or have something completely different, the choice is yours!
Great gift idea for: kids, friends, family, pet parents
A personalized picture puzzle is a fun way to turn your favourite moments into a gift idea. Get creative and use a snap from your latest vacation, a memorable moment with the family, or a cute snap of your family pet, and turn into a 45, 500, 1000 piece puzzle!
Plus, this thoughtful gift idea turns into a fun activity for the whole family to do! Which is perfect for all those long winter nights stuck indoors!
It comes in a storage box that can also be personalized as well! So your creation will arrive looking great and ready to bring smiles to everybody’s face!
Great personalized gift idea for: gym goers, commuters, kids, and anyone on the go!
Here’s another functional gift that everyone can appreciate! This canteen holds 22oz in capacity and keeps drinks hot or cold for at least 12 hours with a screw on spill proof lid. But best of all you can personalize it any way you like!
With full color print, you can customize your water bottle with a photo, quote or monogram. Just select a colour for the backup and upload your design.
These custom water bottles are a great gift idea for anyone on the go. You could even design a whole set for the family personalized with their names for each family member.
Great personalized gift idea for: co-workers, students, stationery lovers
Stationary is one of my favourite things to collect and I just love the idea of a personalized notebook! I actually just ordered one for myself!
These 5.5″ x 8.5″ notebooks have 80 pages, with a coiled design that opens flat so you can write comfortably. These notebooks can be personalized with your own photos or designs, or you can use VistaPrint’s customizable design templates to create something you love. And with no minimum quantities you can create unique designs for everyone on your list.
8. Photos Books
Of course I couldn’t leave the photobook off this list of best personalized gift ideas! It’s a personalized gift idea that everyone loves!
There’s nothing quite like looking through a printed photo album, especially during the holiday season! Create a feel-good collection of memories with custom photo books that you can enjoy for years to come.
I remember one year I made photobooks for my group of girl friends for Christmas and it was such a big hit! They loved them, and it’s still something I love looking back on now.
VistaPrint makes photo books in a variety of sizes and layouts, making it easy to gather your vacation pictures, wedding memories or family images.
Hope this post got your creative juices flowing and ready to create personalized gift ideas for everyone on your list! So head on over to VistaPrint to get started!
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