Awesome Gifts

Book Coasters

Book Coasters
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Looking for a gift for a book lover who already has a full library? These solid wood coasters from Cutting Boredom make a great present for bookworms. They come in more than 20 different designs, each inspired by the cover of a classic piece of literature. Sold in sets of two or more.

Money Tape Wallet

Money Tape Wallet
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DOIY Design and Haniboi’s playful wallet is a throwback to the good old cassette tape. While it won’t play you a mix, it will hold your spare change, bills and cards. It’s made from pliable silicone, and comes in grey, teal, neon yellow, and coral. And yes, it has both an “A” side and a “B” side.

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On the Rocks Whisky Set

On the Rocks Whisky Set
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Here’s a great gift for whisky lovers. The boxed set includes a pair of glass tumblers that hold up to 275ml and gently roll to help aerate spirits. In addition, you’ll get six natural stone chilling rocks to keep drinks cool without watering them down and a pair of copper tongs for serving those literal rocks.

Worlds Within Worlds

Worlds Within Worlds
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Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes presents a wonderful adult coloring book, packed with images of creatures intertwined with fantastical settings. The 96-page paperback offers weeks and weeks of coloring challenge with its intricately-detailed imagery.

Sharpie Ultimate Collection

Sharpie Ultimate Collection
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We had no idea that Sharpie permanent markers came in so many colors. This Ultimate Collection comes with a whopping 115 markers, including a mix of fine, ultra-fine, neo, metallic, twin tip, and chisel tip markers. It’s also available in a 72-pen set.

Leather Chess Set

Leather Chess Set
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Muntok’s elegant roll-up chess set is handmade from vegetable-tanned leather. Its spaces are stitched in place, while its chess pieces are each made from a leather disc with a hand-embossed rank icon. It comes with a storage tube for pieces and holds closed with a leather strap.

Hotel Chocolat Chocolatier’s Table

Hotel Chocolat Chocolatier’s Table
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The Chocolatier’s Table is the ultimate gift for chocolate fiends. It’s packed with nearly 3 pounds of exquisite treats as delicious to eat as to gaze upon. Among the delights are single-origin Colombian milk chocolate with caramelized milk and sugar, spicy chili pralines, Biscuits of the Gods, and a to-die-for brownie and blondie.

Super Mario Bros. Build-a-Level Light

Super Mario Bros. Build-a-Level Light
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If Super Mario Bros. and Tetris did a crossover, it might look something like this tabletop accent light. The set comes with 16 double-sided and stackable light blocks which you can mix and match to create your own custom 8-bit game level. Makes a great gift for any Nintendo fan.

Dango Mini Pen

Dango Mini Pen
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Accessory maker Dango’s compact aluminum pen is perfect for everyday carry. When not in use, it measures a pocket-friendly 4.2″ long. It has a stainless steel pocket clip, and its tip stores inside for protection. It takes long-lasting Schmidt 4889M refills and comes in satin silver and jet black finishes.

The Bushcraft Boxed Set

The Bushcraft Boxed Set
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This collection of four books from wilderness expert and author Dave Canterbury includes everything you ever wanted to know about thriving in the wild. The combined reference guides include over 1000 pages of techniques for building shelters, trapping, gathering, and cooking, along with first aid and survival.

Mr. B’Eagle Wooden Dog Sculptures

Mr. B’Eagle Wooden Dog Sculptures
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Created by Jakob Burgsø’s Boyhood Design, these solid oak sculptures pay tribute to the comics of childhood. While he’s officially named Mr. B’Eagle we think you can call him Snoopy once he’s sitting on your bookshelf. Available with light ears, dark ears, or completely dark, and in small (5.9″ h) and large (8.6″ h) sizes.

Fisher-Price Bluetooth Chatter Telephone

Fisher-Price Bluetooth Chatter Telephone
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Your childhood is calling, and this time there’s someone on the other end of the line when you pick up. That’s right, the classic Fisher-Price Chatter Telephone is back with an upgraded model that can connect to your smartphone via Bluetooth so you can make phone calls with it. Every executive needs one of these on their desk.

ShiZap! Block Stacking Game

ShiZap! Block Stacking Game
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What happens when you combine Jenga with a stun gun? You get ShiZap! In this block stacking game, players must move and place blocks using a pair of tweezers which deliver an annoying shock if you don’t complete your move fast enough. The bricks also glow brightly under black light for nighttime party fun.

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Recycled Paper Organizer

Recycled Paper Organizer
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Bulgarian accessory maker Crupon creates journals, laptop sleeves, wallets, and other items using a washable paper fabric made from recycled plastic bottles. Our favorite item is this tri-fold organizer, which can hold business cards, a pen, a phone on its left side, and a notepad on its right. Available in brown, black, or grey.

Fractal Jigsaw Puzzle Coasters

Fractal Jigsaw Puzzle Coasters
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byKIEVWOOD’s unique coasters feature intricate fractal designs which can be taken apart and reassembled as jigsaw puzzles. They each come with an outer layer to protect puzzle pieces from sticking to your glassware. Sold in a set of six, with optional personalization. Their larger fractal puzzles are also worth a look.

Minipresso NS Portable Espresso Machine

Minipresso NS Portable Espresso Machine
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Wacaco’s portable coffee machine is compatible with Nespresso capsules, so you can enjoy delicious espresso drinks even when you’re camping. Just add hot water to its tank, unlock its piston, and pump for espresso perfection, complete with that smooth crema topper.

Enso Space Rings

Enso Space Rings
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Enso Rings expands its catalog of comfy, easygoing silicone jewelry with a collection of rings inspired by space exploration. The stackable trio of black rings comes in solar eclipse, moon phase, and abstract celestial patterns. Like every Enso ring, they come with a lifetime warranty.

Dozen Puzzle Gift Set

Dozen Puzzle Gift Set
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Kubiya Games sells this bundle of 12 wooden puzzles, packing in months of entertainment and challenge for kids and adults alike. Its top tray holds the completed puzzles, while the bottom offers storage for the pieces if you get stuck along the way. Its puzzles range in difficulty level from medium to very hard.

Bexar Ghost Sand Camo Wallets

Bexar Ghost Sand Camo Wallets
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These handcrafted wallets from Bexar Goods are made from Italian Buttero leather with a pale camouflage pattern on the exterior. A white wax finish gradually wears, exposing more of the pattern over time. They come in vertical card wallet, classic billfold, and slim wallet designs. We love that leather scorpion valet tray too.

National Parks Checklist Water Bottle

National Parks Checklist Water Bottle
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Whether you’re hiking the trails of the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, or Crater Lake, you need to keep hydrated. Parks Project’s insulated stainless steel water bottle will quench your thirst, while tracking your travels. The 32oz. bottle lists U.S. National Parks and provides spots for you to check them off your bucket lists with a Sharpie.

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Moustache Coffee Club

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Love coffee or have a friend who does? Moustache Coffee Club will send you a delicious and fragrant bag of single-origin coffee every other week. Each bag is freshly roasted and highly ranked on the Specialty Coffee Association’s rating scale. Price shown is for a 3-month subscription.

Personalized Leather Chef’s Aprons

Personalized Leather Chef’s Aprons
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Looking for an awesome gift for a backyard BBQ master? Market Center makes great leather aprons with plenty of holsters for grilling tools, along with a pouch to hold a bottle of beer. They’re available in two-tone combos of light brown, dark brown, or black and can be personalized with text or graphics of your choice.

Aluminum Cubits

Aluminum Cubits
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Chicago-based EVE Company makes these metal curiosities inspired by classic machinist’s tests like the Swiss cube and Turner’s cube. The Cubit collection includes three variants: the Ripple Cubit, Matrix Cubit, Infinity Cubit. Each one is CNC machined from 6061-T6 aluminum, and measures appx. 2″ x 2″ x 2″.

Cup Noodles Yahtzee

Cup Noodles Yahtzee
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This special edition Yahtzee set features a dice cup inspired by Nissin’s iconic Cup Noodles instant ramen, along with dice decorated with icons of chicken, beef, shrimp, lime, corn, and carrots. We don’t recommend pouring boiling hot water into this cup though.

Monopoly for Sore Losers

Monopoly for Sore Losers
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Does playing Monopoly frustrate you? Hasbro hears you, so they made a special edition of the game where players win by losing. Get rewarded for doing things like paying rent, going to jail, and landing on crummy properties. Collect enough Sore Loser coins, then stomp around grabbing cash as a pouty Mr. Monopoly.

Mini Wood Travel Chess Set

Mini Wood Travel Chess Set
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This compact chess set from Letteroom is perfect for travel, measuring in at just over 4″ across. It’s constructed from rosewood with a brass inlay around its playing surface. A built-in drawer holds its game pieces and has a foam insert to keep them from rolling around.

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