Personalized Gift ideas for Him, Her & the Kids

A great way to make a gift extra special is to have it personalized or monogrammed to show the recipient that you made the extra thought. Here are some great personalized gifts.

Personalized Gifts For Him

When buying a personalized gift for him, try and think of a sport or hobby that he likes. For example, an avid golfer could receive monogrammed golf balls, club covers or even a monogrammed bag. If he is fond of barbequing, grilling utensils can be personalized (see Personalization Mall’s Grill Master Personalized 4 piece kit). If he is a gadget guy, he might like having his iPhone or Blackberry engraved (but take it to a place that is experienced in doing this). If he has a bar, garage or guy room, have a personalized sign made for it.

Gifts Personalized For Her

For a woman, having something personalized can be practical, like having her name on her luggage, tote bag (see Grandin Road’s Olivia Personalized Tote) or lap top case. A personalized piece of jewelry, such as a watch or ring with an inscription, is always nice. Otherwise, for fun, consider name personalized gifts such as her name or initials put on a makeup bag, a robe, or slippers.

Personalized Gift Ideas For a Teen Girl

Teens really like personalized gifts. It is possible to get iPods, iPod cases, cell phones, and cell phone covers all personalized with their name, initials or nickname. Also nice is an engraved mirrored compact, a throw pillow for their room embroidered with their initials (available at PB Teen), a glass jewelry box etched with their name, a diary, or an expensive pen.

Personalized Presents For a Teen Boy

A teen boy would also want similar items to a teen girl in terms of an engraved iPod or cell phone. If they are into a particular sport, it is possible to engrave baseball bats and gloves, basketballs, soccer balls and the like. He may also like a monogrammed wallet, water bottle, or duffle bag.

Gifts to Personalized for Kids

There are so many things to have personalized for kids including sleeping bags, lunch bags, pillowcases, backpacks, holiday stockings, watches and dishware, all monogrammed with their name or initials. A particular cool personalized gift is a storybook where the child is included by name in the story. Personalize It Gifts have a variety of books they will produce with a child’s name, even Disney stories.

Personalized Gifts for a Family

If buying a personalized gift for a family, try putting their family name on a doormat, address sign, throw or sports blanket, or coasters. There are personalized holiday and Christmas gifts for a family such as Halloween pumpkins, Christmas tree skirt and Christmas ornaments. Try the Woody Wagon Christmas ornament from Personal Creations because it has both the family name as well as each individual family member’s name.

Personalized Presents for a Pet Lover

A great gift for someone who really loves their pets would be personalized food and water dishes, collars, beds, sweaters, and frames. The Personalization Mall offers a wall plaque with the dog’s name on it that holds its leashes and L.L. Bean offers a feeding mat that can be engraved with the pet’s name.

There are a variety of stores that offer monogramming or personalization, for a small fee or sometimes even free, including Pottery Barn, Lands End, L.L. Bean, Restoration Hardware, Bed, Bath and Beyond, Personalization Mall and The Company Store. Personalized gifts are really a great idea for any occasion.