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The best Etsy gifts to shop this holiday season

We’ve got blankets and baskets, bookends and bowls

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It may seem like you’ve just unpacked your fall sweaters or sipped your first pumpkin-spiced latte, but the holiday season is coming up quick. Thanksgiving also falls a bit late this year, so there will be less time in December to shop.

Our best advice? Stock up on gifts early. And instead of turning to the big-box stores for your wish lists, why not try Etsy, the go-to online store for handmade, vintage, and independent products. We love perusing Etsy for unique home goods, but the sheer number of stores can be daunting.

To help you find the perfect gift this season, we’ve scoured the best shops for design-minded products that are fun, functional, and damn pretty to look at. Behold, the best holiday gifts on Etsy.


Kitchen

Whether you need a hostess gift, a stocking stuffer, or a present for an avid baker, these affordable kitchen items fit the bill. Know someone likes to cook but not sure what they have? Opt for a neutral linen tea towel or an engraved rolling pin—both are sure to impress.

Mini Wood Salt and Pepper Shaker Set by For the Host

These hand-painted maple shakers work great as a hostess gift or even a cute stocking stuffer.

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Etsy / $16 Buy

Modern Trivet by Tramake

With a nod to midcentury modern design, this bold printed wood trivet also comes with matching coasters.

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Etsy / $32 Buy

Linen Tea Towels by Magic Linen

These lightweight linen tea towels are made from high quality European fabric and come in array of pretty colors.

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Etsy / $11 Buy

Engraved Rolling Pin by Rolling Pin Collection

Create beautiful patterns on your cookies with this engraved wooden rolling pin.

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Etsy / $16.21 Buy

Ceramics

If there’s one thing Etsy does well, it’s provide a home for top-notch potters and ceramic makers. And who doesn’t love a show-stopping new fruit bowl, platter, or gorgeous glass French press?

Handmade Honey Pot from Mary Laabs

These natural, food-safe pots come in six colors with an adorable wooden honey dipper.

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Etsy / $28 Buy

Large Fruit Bowl by Art et Manufacture

This sophisticated, large blue and white bowl can display fruit, salad, pasta and more.

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Etsy / $85 Buy

Amber Glass French Press by Yield Design Co

Available in amber, clear, and gray, this glass French press is made of durable, heat-proof borosilicate glass and looks darn good to boot.

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Etsy / $85 Buy

Striped Coffee Cup by Cayler Ceramics

Each wheel-thrown tan cappuccino cup features a natural clay finish with stripes on the outside and a white glaze inside.

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Etsy / $35 Buy

Patisserie Serving Plate by Free Folding

Add some pizazz to your table with this white stoneware platter stamped with a splash of blue color.

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Etsy / $34 Buy

Home Accessories

When you’re not sure what to buy someone, head to the virtual home accessory aisle. Geometric vases or candle holders add style to any decor, and bookends and baskets are thoughtful yet practical gifts.

Succulent Soaps from Sun Basil Garden Soap

These handmade soaps use a light pumpkin scent and come shrink wrapped and labeled.

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Etsy / $9.95 Buy

Origami Vase by Minimum Design

This French-designed, 3D-printed wooden vase provides a geometric flair for dry flowers or other displays.

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Etsy / $43.99 Buy

Metal Bookends by Design Atelier Article

Laser cut from powder coated metal with a bit of Nordic flair, this pair of bookends will spruce up your shelves in no time.

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Etsy / $69 Buy

French Fruit Basket by Loom and Field

This handmade basket uses palm leaves and a rich wine color as an accent.

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Etsy / $25 Buy

Geometric Tea Light Candle Holders by Fernweh Woodworking

This handmade candle holder fits a standard tea light and is made from hand-crafted American walnut wood.

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Etsy / $36 Buy

Blankets

Give the gift of cozy with these fun, textured blankets that are available in a plethora of styles and colors.

Grey Woven Wrap Blanket by Texturable Decor

Texturable Decor makes lovely blankets and pillows, and this hand-loomed gray and ecru blanket can work as a throw, bedspread, or impromptu table cloth. Looking for something a bit heavier? Try this chunky wool blanket.

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Etsy / $150 Buy

Fruit and Vegetable Knit Throw by Calhoun And Co

Made with a cotton and acrylic blend that washes easily, this blanket features fruits and veggies in a bold, fun display.

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Etsy / $118 Buy

Hand-quilted Kantha Baby Blanket by Heddle And Lamm

Need a gift for a baby? This light and airy quilt is a colorful and playful addition to any nursery.

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Etsy / $78 Buy

Wall Hangings

What to give the person who has everything? If you know a friend or relative’s style, try a unique, textured wall hanging. Most Etsy shops will also customize the hangings with different colors or dowels.

Black and White Woven Wall Hanging by Loom and Lavender

Add a bit of modern Boho chic with this wool hanging textile in black and cream.

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Etsy / $55 Buy

Woven Wall Hanging by Mom Weaves

This richly colored made-to-order wall hanging adds texture to any space.

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Etsy / $101.86 Buy

Custom House Portrait by JustArtinAround

Whether you use your childhood home or your latest abode, send an exterior photo of a house along with the coordinates of its location and this seller will turn it into a beautiful print.

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Etsy / $40.49 Buy

Round Macrame Wall Hanging by Teddy and Wool

Available in a range of sizes, this round wall hanging is a unique take on macrame.

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Etsy / $247.50 Buy

Abstract Wall Hanging by Twill Hill

This brightly colored hanging is centered on a wooden dowel and features white and black with splashes of peach and coral.

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Etsy / $133.12 Buy

Indoor Gardening

It may not be summer, but the plant lovers in your life will still love a new planter. Try these unique options—we’ve chosen things with texture and clean lines.

Brutalist Planter by Collage Crafting

Inspired by the brutalist architecture of Montreal’s metro stations, this unique concrete planter is perfect for succulents.

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Etsy / $23.86 Buy

Macrame Plant Hanger by Teddy and Wool

Display cute plants on these macrame hanging shelves that are made from oak-wood with natural cotton strings.

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Etsy / $99 Buy

Small Indoor Planters (Set of 4) by Minimum Design

This set of four geometric planters are made from 3D-printed wood and fit succulents or cacti perfectly.

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Etsy / $57.88 Buy

Modern Planter by Paper and Clay Studio

If you’re looking for a clean and bright planter to display your plants, opt for this handmade version that will work with any decor.

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Etsy / $38 Buy