Sometimes the simplest gifts are the best way to truly express your love and gratitude. Whether you’re sending a simple thank you card to a friend and want to include a gift, you’re looking for that perfect gift for Mom for her birthday, or you’re searching for birthday gift ideas, these customizable gift ideas cover all your bases. Explore unique options that cater to everyone’s taste, from crafty and creative to sophisticated and chic. These simple presents also make fantastic Christmas gift ideas, showing off the time and thought you put into personalizing each item.
Whether you’re a DIY expert or prefer to keep things simple, peruse this versatile list of small gift ideas to find the perfect present for any housewarming, holiday season, wedding, birthday, or anniversary in your life.
Add a little excitement to every cup of morning coffee by personalizing your favorite person’s coffee mug with favorite photos of each other. Turn up the fun with color changing photo mugs that will wow your recipient.
Perfect for the home chef or generous host, add a stylish monogram to a finished block of wood to create this small cutting and serving board.
You can showcase your favorite memories while hanging a unique wall art piece that can also double as a special keepsake. Whether you design canvas prints, wood wall art, photo tiles, or something else — they’ll make a great addition to your loved one’s home decor.
Customized Luggage Tags
What does the avid traveler really want? They would like any gift that makes their trip a little easier. These custom luggage tags are the perfect small gift idea and even include special notes for safety and care in case of emergencies.
Personalized Christmas Ornaments
A great gift idea for friends and family members is a personalized Christmas ornament. Upload a favorite photo of theirs to create a holiday decoration that doubles as a special keepsake they can use for years to come.
Help your recipient show off their most cherished photos with desktop plaques. Their easel-back design is perfect for displaying favorite memories on a desk, mantle, or bedside table.
Perfect for someone who loves to take notes or doodle, our selection of custom notepads is the perfect small gift. Whether it’s a teacher appreciation gift at the end of the school year or a stocking stuffer for the holidays, notepads make the best personalized gifts for everyone in your life.
Roll a pair of socks into a small box for a present that will warm the hearts of your loved ones. Choose fun, colorful designs with stripes, polka dots, or pictures of their pet for your recipient to show off. Custom socks make fun gifts for anyone in your life and they’ll be sure to receive plenty of compliments on them wherever they go.
Allow your recipient to give their favorite things a little more personality with personalized removable and repositionable stickers. They can stick the picture right onto their phone or dress up their bedroom. Make a friend’s workspace more fun by gifting them with removeable stickers they can use for sticking inspirational quotes to their laptop or water bottle.
Perfect for camping, tailgating, or backyard BBQs, custom koozies a great gift idea for the men in your life. Add their monogram or favorite movie quote to make custom can coolers that will make them smile with each use.
Personalized tote bags are an environmentally-friendly way for your recipient to get their groceries — but they have many more uses besides shopping! Upload a favorite photo of theirs or add their monogram to make this small gift uniquely theirs.
Seal a family photo into this mini, multi-use tray and coaster for a one-of-a-kind Christmas gift idea. Display a collection of beloved family photos in a set of coasters. Gift to mom and dad with a gift set of glasses or stemware.
Accent Throw Pillows
Add some comfort to the special someone in your life with custom pillows. Our selection of throw pillows allow you to upload your own photos or feature designs from independent artists that’ll make your gifts completely unique.
Make a memorable picture even more special by having that picture printed on a personalized photo tile that will make great wall art and home decor decoration. Photo tiles are easily customizable and easy to install with no tools needed.
Personalized Tea Towel
Every kitchen needs an all-purpose tea towel. Add a family photo or monogram as a personalized gift for mom or festive Christmas gift idea.
This little customizable present makes a memorable thank you gift for a bridesmaid or teacher. A personalized candle is the perfect gift that will go well with any home decor.
Deck of Cards
Want to bring back the tradition of family card games? Gift mom or dad with a card deck decorated with monogrammed letters, family memories of the kids or your past trips and put a smile on their face.
Lovely on a nightstand or desk, greet mom every month with a new family photo she can cherish with the passing of the year. These easel calendars don’t take up a whole wall and are decorated with cute designs to complement your photos. We also have photo wall calendars and desk calendars to make staying organized extra delightful.
Looking for gifts for wine lovers? Whether they love pinot noir or chardonnay, a custom stemless wine glass will make their favorite beverage even richer. Choose a phrase that will inspire them or add a favorite photo of theirs to make a thoughtful gift they’ll never forget.
Deck out your friend’s keys with a personalized keychain that suits their style. With Shutterfly, you can easily create customized keychains to match the unique personality of your family and friends. Photo keychains make it easy for your recipient to keep track of their keys while showing off photos of their favorite people, places, and things. Perfect as Christmas gifts or birthday gifts, custom keychains will make your recipient smile as soon as they open this unique keepsake.
Perfect for your friend that loves to host, cloth dinner napkins are a perfect addition they can add to their dining table because of the amazing color they bring along with their functionality. Our uniquely designed cloth napkins are perfect for daily use and add a touch to a more formal place setting. These are great housewarming gifts are perfect for every personality — whether they are extra festive or prefer more a minimalist home decor style.
A personalized photo magnet is a great way for your friend or family member to highlight their favorite photos in their home. These small custom gifts are an easy way for your recipient to add a personal touch to their refrigerator, filing cabinets, or dishwasher.
Custom iPhone Case
iPhone cases are a gift that travels everywhere you go. Add a pattern or photo fit to their style and a monogram to make it theirs.
These small personalized charm bracelets can make a huge impact. Choose each charm fit for your loved one’s distinct personality and style.
Personalized Photo Books
Photo books are a great way to relive your past through pictures. Creating personalized photo books gives you an opportunity to catch a glimpse of all the memories that you’ve had and even catch the little details that you forgot about.
Simple and classic, show your love for a teen or favorite lady in your life with a personalized necklace, great for all ages and occasions. Add an extra special photo or their birthstone to make it completely their own.
Even the smallest present can mean a lot. Take the time to personalize your small gift ideas and watch your loved one’s face light up. Go the extra mile and include a handwritten note on personalized stationery with the gift. And make sure to check out our collection of personalized gifts to pick out the perfect one for everyone on your gift list.