'Tis the season—to cringe over just how many friends and family made your holiday shopping list, that is. A list that has no doubt grown immensely with the addition of your fiancé or spouse's relatives. But, fear not, busy brides—gather all your presents in one fell (and frugal) swoop with our roundup of the best holiday gifts from Etsy. Yes, that's right, your go-to, budget-friendly spot for custom wedding decor and even wedding invitations (they truly have everything, ICYMI) can be your holiday hero this season present-wise.
We're talking gifts for everyyyyyyone in your inner circle from the online craft haven. Take your bridesmaids, for example. Show some love for your girls with a few tubes of plant-based makeup from Shop Among the Flowers. Let's not forget the in-laws, either (we're sure you could never). Spread the holiday cheer with a festive dish towel for your MIL, courtesy of the Oyster's Pearl, or Calicutts Spice Co.'s set of spices for the daring chefs in your life. Last, but certainly not least, gifts for your own significant other, of course. Think a mug with a hand-drawn replica of your faces from Lilli Mandrill or a "Beautiful Thoughts" journal by Frank Stationery that every bride-to-be could use. Plus, the best part? The pretty product playground that is Etsy gives you a range of high-quality picks without a price that rivals your wedding catering budget.
So that you don't get sidetracked and add yet another custom acrylic wedding sign to your cart, we streamlined your shopping process and compiled 20 of the best holiday gifts from Etsy for him, her, friends, and in-laws. Feast your eyes on fitting presents your whole crew AND credit card statement will love, with picks ranging from $9 to $165.
Handmade Phone Stand
Ok, we're all admittedly a little too attached to our phones, hence the perfect gift to encourage your S.O. to lay off his email for a bit and dock his device in style. With a clean satin oil and wax finish, this handmade wooden holder is practically begging for a smart phone in its grasp (and makes an amazing nightstand supplement). Or, if he MUST maintain his screen time, set the stand up on the kitchen counter with your iPad to tackle a new recipe together.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $50
Unique Art Personal Mug
What's better than waking up next to your shining face every morning? You may say maybe nothing is, but we say kicking off the day drinking from a mug with a hand-drawn depiction of your lovely demeanor is pretty great.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $60
Personalized Emerson Whiskey Decanter Set
Bar fanatics (or wannabes, for that matter) will probably get a kick out of any old five-piece whiskey set, but toss in your guy's initials and you've rightly earned yourself a drink on the rocks for your holiday gifting ingenuity. It's so good, you may even inspire his groomsmen presents.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $100
Waxed Canvas Backpack
Meet his new cool-guy, carry-everywhere bag. The classic-meets-vintage carry-all boasts a roomy interior pocket, two brass front buckles, and 100% genuine leather. It can stash his work staples, laptop and all, or his early morning gym gear with easy accessibility. Bonus: the backpack's also unisex, so you can grab one for yourself (if he doesn't mind matching).
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $117.40
Leather Passport Wallet
Pave the way for your next overseas adventure. This travel-friendly wallet can store up to three passports, a small journal, pen, cash and cards, boarding passes, and an iPhone. No more fumbling through carry-ons to find travel documents!
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $49.99
Gold Circle Hair Clip
Toss a minimal barrette in her stocking for the ultimate bad hair day game changer. Plus, running around and taking care of wedding errands leaves no time for a quick hair fix, but this little number will keep loose tendrils out of the way.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, was $13.20, now $11.22
Chunky Knit Blanket
You don't know a thing about cozy blankets until you're engulfed in the warm embrace of this chunkster. Pick your size for a hand-spun merino wool number that she'll cherish forever and always.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $94.48
A5 Beautiful Thoughts Journal
"Think good thoughts" is an important mantra for everyone, but especially relevant if you're conquering wedding planning. Whatever's on your future bride's mind, whether it be, "WHY are flowers so expensive?" to "OH MY GOD I NEED TO FIND MY WEDDING DRESS," ensure that she keeps her self-reflection in check by journaling. Guided prompts work to organize her thought process and focus on what's most important.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $21
White Tassel Earrings
Meet your go-to gal's new wear-everywhere accessories. Forget the relatively thin and flimsy design of tassel earrings past—these stunners pack a voluminous punch without weighing down her earlobes. Plus, that color. Hello, bridal vibes.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $30
Knit Hat with Pom Pom
"Here's an alpaca wool hat because I don't want you to get cold" is a much less eloquent way of saying "I love you," yet still gets the point across quite nicely, in our humble opinion.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $48
Lip + Cheek Tint Plant Makeup
Friends don't let friends use toxin-filled makeup (it's a beauty fact of life). Encourage your crew to hop on the plant-based cosmetics bandwagon starting with a two-in-one lip and cheek color that's made entirely from ground vegetables, flowers, and clay materials. Two green thumbs up for organic holiday gifts from Etsy!
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $9
Bath Bombs Gift, Set of 5
Rest assured—treats in the self-care department can never be ill-received. Five bath bombs, each infused with a separate essential oil, encourage your best friends to make "me time" a huge priority (crucial if they're lending hands in your not-so-relaxing wedding planning).
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $16
22k Gold Watercolor Dish
Some gifts are just too good to save for your 'maids until the wedding day, as evidenced by these darling dishes. With a four-inch diameter, each porcelain vessel can fit all her trinkets without taking up too much valuable real estate on her dresser or entry table.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $42
Earl Grey Tea Scented Candle
None of your besties can possibly resent a candle gift, especially when it's a soy blend with notes of the best festive scents: Earl Grey tea leaves, cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, chamomile, and more.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $16
Merry and Bright Tea Towel
Hostess gift conundrum, meet your holiday-worthy solution. Because nothing helps maintain a "merry and bright" mindset better than a pretty cleaning tool—especially when your mother-in-law has 50 million dirty dishes to attend to and insists on going it alone.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $18
Mid-Century Modern Glazed White Porcelain Vase
Come bearing tidings of great joy this holiday season...in modern vase form. Believe it or not, this collectible creation dates back to the '60s as part of Edelstein Porcelain Factory's collection in West Germany. So despite its contemporary allure, the eight-and-a-half-inch-tall number boasts a unique ancestry that's an inevitable conversation starter.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $165
Handcrafted Spice Blends Gift Box
If variety is the spice of life, what does that make a variety of spices? While you ponder that, we've got your back in the in-law gifting department. Whether they're the next Ina and Jeffrey Garten or hardly ever turn on their stovetop, your partner's 'rents can always get behind an assortment of cooking additives. Rack your spouse's brains for their taste preferences, then select four flavors from a selection of 25 diverse options. Does Sweet Curry Powder seem up their alley? You got it. How about Chipotle & Honey? Covered yet again. There's a blend fit to match any palate, scout's honor.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $36
Bear Bottle Stopper
There are wine stoppers, and THEN there are animal-inspired stoppers unlike any your in-laws have ever seen. Because their vino obviously deserves to be secured with a literal brass sculpture. If this doesn't persuade you to pop a bottle, stat, we don't know what will.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $110
Vegan Sulfate-Free Soap, 4 Pack
Upgrade their bathroom stockpile this season with four all-natural soaps. Made with organic coconut oil and olive, each diverse scent is gentle on all skin types and completely paraben-free.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $30