Holiday Gift Guide: Personalized Christmas Gift Ideas

Welcome to our holiday gift guide, where we celebrate the magic of personalized Christmas gifts. This season, we believe in the power of adding a personal touch to your presents, creating meaningful and unforgettable moments for your loved ones. From home decor items and photo albums to stylish accessories and unique wall art, join us as we explore a curated selection of personalized gifts that will make this holiday season truly extraordinary.

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Unique Home Decor Gifts

From personalized Christmas ornaments and trendy throw pillows to photo blankets and dining accessories, we offer a range of home decor pieces you can design for your friends, family members, and loved ones as holiday or Christmas presents.

Christmas Ornaments

Help them adorn their Christmas tree with personalized ornaments decorated with their favorite photos. Whether you’re making an ornament to celebrate baby’s first Christmas or one that showcases a stunning wedding portrait, a custom Christmas ornament is the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

Personalized Stockings

christmas stockings hung on the fireplace with stocking stuffers inside and wall art on the mantle

Personalized Christmas stockings add a special touch to holiday decorations, allowing each family member to have their own unique stocking. Whether it’s personalized with names, festive patterns, or images, these stockings make for a cherished keepsake that your recipients can use year after year.

Photo Blankets

woman sitting by a christmas tree holding a fleece photo blanket

Giving a photo blanket as a personalized Christmas gift is a heartwarming gesture that brings warmth and comfort to loved ones during the holiday season. Include a photo collage, their family name, or a unique pattern that complements the rest of their home decor. They’ll love snuggling with their new throw blanket along with their treasured memories throughout the cold winter nights.

Throw Pillows

Custom throw pillows on a coach

Custom throw pillows make for a cozy and heartfelt Christmas gift, as they can be personalized with names, photos, or meaningful messages. Whether it’s a decorative accent pillow with unique designs or one that displays pictures of the family, the customization adds a personal touch that shows you’ve put thought into the gift.


custom photo coasters with wedding photos

Photo coasters are a unique and personalized gift idea for the holidays, allowing your recipient to showcase favorite memories while also protecting surfaces. Our custom coasters can be designed with photos of loved ones, special moments, or even scenic landscapes, making them a practical and sentimental addition to any home or office.

Cutting Boards

custom cutting board that says all hail the grill master

If you’re shopping for a cooking enthusiast or someone who loves to entertain, a custom cutting board is a practical and stylish holiday gift. With the ability to personalize the cutting board with names, monograms, or even engraved designs, it adds a personal touch to the kitchen and becomes a cherished item for years to come.

Stylish Apparel & Accessories

Custom apparel and accessories make for heartfelt and memorable Christmas gifts, as they allow you to add a personal touch to your loved ones’ wardrobe. Whether it’s a stylish tote bag, a festive t-shirt, or an elegant piece of jewelry, these personalized items are sure to bring joy and warmth during the festive season, while showcasing your thoughtfulness and creativity.

Tote Bags

a woman holding a tote bag gift for christmas

Great as a Christmas gift for Mom, a gift for your best friend, or something special for your girlfriend — a personalized tote bag is the ultimate on-the-go accessory. Customize the tote with her favorite photo, monogram, or a quote she loves to make it extra special.


custom locket necklace with photos inside

Treat your wife, sister, mom, or other loved ones to personalized jewelry like lockets, bar necklaces, charm bracelets, and more. You can engrave their name or initials into the high-quality pieces, or include a photo so they can wear their most cherished memories every day.


a grandpa holding up his t-shirt he received as a gift

Custom t-shirts are a fun and festive way to celebrate the holiday season. Designing a t-shirt with a funny photo or quote on it is a great gift for dads, grandpas, and boyfriends.

Custom Photo Socks

person standing wearing custom photo socks

One-of-a-kind custom socks are a fun and unique way to add a touch of personality to any outfit. Whether adorned with festive patterns, personalized messages, or even photos, these cozy and stylish socks make for a perfect stocking stuffer or a thoughtful gift for loved ones.

Sentimental Gifts & Keepsakes

Sentimental gifts hold a special place in the hearts of both the giver and the recipient. These gifts evoke deep emotions and create lasting connections, making the holiday season even more meaningful and memorable.

Photo Books

Photo books are a fantastic way to preserve and share memories, making them a thoughtful and sentimental custom Christmas gift. With the ability to customize layouts, add captions, and choose from a variety of themes and designs, photo books allow you to curate and showcase your favorite photos in a beautifully bound format that can be cherished for years to come. Whether it’s a collection of family vacations, a baby’s first year, or a milestone celebration, photo books are a timeless and personalized keepsake.

Picture Frames

ceramic tile, slate plaque, desktop plaque, canvas prints

Help your recipient proudly display pictures of their loved ones with our collection of tabletop prints. From glitter blocks and framed canvas prints to desktop plaques and photo cubes — we offer a range of picture frame styles that can be easily placed on desks, shelves, or mantels, adding a personal touch to any space.

Practical Gifts They Can Use Again & Again

Practical Christmas gifts are a thoughtful way to show your loved ones that you care about their everyday needs and convenience. From coffee mugs for enjoying their favorite drink to calendars help them stay on schedule, these gifts combine functionality with thoughtfulness, making them both useful and appreciated during the holiday season and beyond.

Coffee Mugs

A collection of custom mugs designed with photos

If you’re gifting a coffee lover, a one-of-a-kind photo mug is the perfect option. Shutterfly offers coffee mugs in a range of colors and patterns, as well as photo styles perfect for reminiscing on wonderful memories as they sip on their morning cup of Joe.

Water Bottles

custom water bottle

Custom water bottles are a practical and eco-friendly option for personalized gifting. With the ability to add photos, names, initials, or custom designs, these reusable water bottles make for thoughtful and unique Christmas gifts that can be used daily, reminding the recipient of your special gesture.

Mouse Pads

custom mouse pad with photos

If your recipient spends a ton of time in the office, spruce up their workspace with a custom mouse pad featuring their favorite photos, monogram, a fun pattern, or a quote they love.


photo wall calendar hanging

Get your loved one ready for the new year by making them a custom photo calendar as a holiday gift. From wall calendars to easel and desk calendars, we have plenty of unique templates they can use to stay organized while displaying snapshots they love.

Wine Glasses

custom wine glasses

When you’re shopping for a wine enthusiast, personalized wine glasses are a sophisticated and elegant choice. With the ability to engrave names, initials, or custom designs, these stemless glasses add a touch of personalization and make for a memorable and stylish addition to any wine lover’s collection.


graduation travel mugs

These insulated and durable custom tumblers are perfect for keeping beverages hot or cold on the go, making them a thoughtful and functional gift for anyone who enjoys their drinks on the move.

Wall Art to Hang Their Favorite Memories

Bring their favorite memories to life with custom wall art pieces that will brighten the walls of their home. Whether it’s a canvas print featuring a cherished photo, a personalized quote or a unique piece of artwork, they not only enhance the aesthetic appeal of a room but also serve as a meaningful reminder of special moments and sentiments. Custom wall art makes for thoughtful and timeless presents that will be cherished for years to come.

Canvas Prints

framed canvas prints hanging on a wall next to a christmas tree

Transform cherished photographs into stunning works of art with custom canvas prints. Whether it’s a family portrait, a scenic landscape, or a favorite pet, printing it on canvas wall art adds depth and texture, creating a focal point for any room.

Photo Tiles

photo tiles on wall

Great for loved ones that are renting their homes or apartments, stickable photo tiles are wall art pieces that your recipient can hand and rearrange as they please — without any wall damage.

Framed Prints

wrapping two custom framed prints with pictures of a family

A thoughtful photo gift for Christmas or Hanukkah is a framed print that showcases pictures that mean the most to them. This is a great personalized Christmas gift for grandparents, as they’ll love having framed pictures of their family members hanging in their home.

Stocking Stuffer Gifts Under $25

Stocking stuffer gifts are the delightful surprises that bring joy and excitement on Christmas morning. From small photo magnets to custom playing cards, these little treasures add an extra dose of holiday cheer to the festivities.

Luggage Tags

If they’ve been bitten by the travel bug, they’ll appreciate the thoughtfulness of a custom luggage tag they can take with them on their next trip.


three photo magnets displaying travel pictures

Photo magnets make heartfelt and personalized holiday gifts, allowing you to showcase cherished memories on the fridge or any magnetic surface, bringing joy and nostalgia to your loved ones’ everyday lives.

Playing Cards

graduation playing cards

Custom playing cards make for delightful stocking stuffer gifts, adding a fun twist to game nights with family and friends during the holiday season.


three custom notebooks

A personalized notebook is a thoughtful gesture that encourages creativity, organization, and self-expression, making it a perfect present for writers, artists, or anyone who loves to jot down their thoughts and ideas.

Fun & Fabulous Gifts for Kids

Making Christmas gifts for kids is a wonderful way to make their holiday season even more special. From personalized storybooks that transport them into their own adventure to customized games that bear their photos, these gifts create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Personalized Story Books

mom and child reading kid personalized story book

A personalized story book creates a magical and unforgettable experiences, as they transport children into enchanting worlds where they become the heroes of their own tales, fostering imagination and a love for reading that will last a lifetime.


little girl doing a jigsaw puzzle with her dad

They can watch their favorite memories come to life piece by piece with custom jigsaw puzzles. These photo puzzles are an interactive and challenging game that makes for a thoughtful and nostalgic gift that brings loved ones together.

Card Games

personalized puzzles personalized playing cards for kids

Make Go Fish and Crazy 8s even more fun when you design custom card games with the kids’ photos on them. Customize a deck of cards or memory game cards with pictures of them and their friends or with pictures of their favorite characters or music artists to make them extra special.

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Custom Christmas gifts are a wonderful way to add a unique and heartfelt touch to the holiday season. Whether it’s a monogrammed item, a custom-made piece of jewelry, or a personalized photo album, these gifts show that you’ve put thought and effort into selecting something truly special for your loved ones.

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