We all have that special person in our lives: the one we can share anything with, including epic, unforgettable adventures. Best friends enrich our days and give us something to be thankful for. Whether you’re looking for a birthday gift, holiday treat or just a way to say thank you for all that they are, we’ve got plenty of gift inspiration for you. We’re sharing best friend gift ideas—from tote bags to custom Christmas ornaments. There’s a personalized gift perfect for every style and personality.
No matter which gift you choose, let your best friend know how special they truly are. These best friend gift ideas work for any event—from birthdays and Christmas to Galentine’s Day or their new promotion. Pair the gift with a personalized greeting card or holiday card to explain in words how much you appreciate them.
Personalized Tote Bag
Customize a tote bag for your best friend with their favorite photo, their monogram, or a favorite quote. Choose a cotton tote bag they can use as an everyday bag or opt for a larger canvas tote bag as a custom gift they can take with them on weekend getaways and adventures with you.
For the holidays, create personalized Christmas ornaments for your bestie as a gift they’ll cherish every year. Include a picture of the two of you or one of their adorable dog or favorite travel destination to make a truly unforgettable Christmas gift they can hang on their tree for years to come. Pair the ornaments with a Christmas card and a thoughtful note that lets them know how much they mean to you.
Jewelry Keepsake Box
Decorate a keepsake box that can hold her most cherished jewelry items. Add a photo or include friendship quotes that represent your bond for a truly personalized best friend gift.
Custom Wall Art
Help your friend decorate their living space or office with custom wall art. Create best friend prints with canvas prints, photo tiles, framed prints, and more. Design wall art out of picture of you and your BFF as bridesmaids in each other’s weddings or a motivational phrase that they love. A piece of custom wall art is the perfect gift for your friend they can hang to add their unique style and personality to their space.
Photo Coffee Mug
Perfect as a best friend birthday gift, a graduation gift, or a small token of appreciation on Friendship Day, a custom coffee mug is a gift she can use daily. Design her a photo mug she can enjoy her favorite beverage with. Include a friendship quote like “You are my person” or customize a photo collage with pictures she loves so she thinks of you every morning as she drinks her coffee, tea, or orange juice.
Custom Jigsaw Puzzle
A unique gift perfect for your best friend, a custom jigsaw puzzle is a great way to enjoy a game night together. Put the pieces together to watch your favorite memories come to life when you design your puzzles with pictures from special occasions and cherished memories.
Personalized jewelry is a great sentimental gift for your best friend. Customize a necklace, locket, bracelet, or charms with a special photo to make a sentimental gift they’ll adore. Perfect for a long distance friend, they can wear this personalized best friend gift whenever they miss you.
Custom Phone Case
A personalized gift that’s both practical and fun is a custom iPhone case designed to match their one-of-a-kind style. Customize their phone case with a collage of photos, a fun quote, or their monogram to make a BFF gift perfect for your loved ones.
Stemless Wine Glasses
A great gift for a night in with your bestie, personalized stemless wine glasses are fully customizable to include pictures, names, quotes and more on the outside of the wine glass. Each time she uses her personalized wine glass she will always be remind of the best friend gift she received from you.
Fleece Photo Blanket
Fleece photo blankets are great custom gift ideas your friend can snuggle up with. Seeing their most treasured memories all over the blanket will bring them joy every time they get cozy.
Friendship Photo Book
One of the the best friend gift ideas you can make is a custom photo book. Fill the pages with pictures of the two of you over the years at different stages of your friendship. Include custom text on the pages to include inside jokes and the full story of all of your incredible memories together.
Custom Picture Frame
Perfect for her desk at work, mantel, or bedside table, a personalized tabletop print is a wonderful way to celebrate your friendship.
With travel drinkware like stainless steel tumblers and custom water bottles, she can take her favorite drink on the go. These make great personalized gift ideas for your friends that are always traveling or commuting.
Make matching custom t-shirts as a fun best friend gift idea she’ll never forget. These fun t-shirts will last as a keepsake she’ll hold on to for years to come.
Resources on Personalized Best Friend Gifts
Whatever friendship gift you choose, your friend will appreciate the time you put into celebrating them. Want a gift that’s truly unique and personal? Take a best friend photo and frame it or create a thoughtful custom greeting card that expresses your appreciation for their friendship.