33 Thoughtful Gifts for Friends

Updated on April 10th, 2020
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We all have a group of friends or a special friend and when we are looking for a gift for them we will want it to be something really special. There are lots of things that we can do to make sure that the gift is really special. It might be that we decide to personalise it so that they know it is just for them or that we get something sentimental for them. Of course, the relationship might be very different and we might want something funny or silly. There are all sorts of things to choose form here and so you should be able to find something just right.

This is a lovely glass ornament which says on it ‘friends for life’ To accompany this sentimental message there are white daisies on it too. It is perfectly polished and the glass will match in with any room and add a lovely sparkle. It is 40 x 40 x 6mm and so really small and cute. It comes in a presentation box all ready to give as a very special gift.

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This phone grip and stand has a nice sentimental message on it. It says ‘you are my sunshine’ on it in black writing on a white background. It can be folded to use as a way of holding the phone in the hand easily and can be expanded to be used as a phone stand to prop it on a desk for watching films and videos. The adhesive is designed so that it can be moved and repositioned if needed.

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This is a really cute Bluetooth mini speaker. It is in the shape of a vintage radio in a choice of blue, green, black or wooden colour. It has a built in microphone for hands free calls, It is small but has 3 watt amplifiers so produces a lot of sound. It measures 3.8 x 2.9 x 2 inches and so is really easy to store and also to carry around with you should you wish to.

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This is a great pair of keyrings for friends. It says on it ‘I’ll be there for you’ on one and ‘when the rain starts to pour’ on the other each with an umbrella pendant on it. The words are taken for the Friends theme tune. The two silver coloured keyrings can be pushed together and form a heart shape. They are made from stainless steel which means that it will not rust or tarnish.

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This fitness tracker could be a great gift for a friend that is trying to get fitter. It will monitor heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen levels and also has a sleep tracker. It has a vibration alarm clock in it as well. It can be used to tell the time, is waterproof and has multi sports modes to suit whichever sport they are doing at the time. It comes with a pink, black, grey or white strap.

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This is a fun mouse mat based on the TV show friends. It has a white background and a sofa at the bottom with ‘Dress like Rachel, Love like Ross, Clean like Monica, Joke like Chandler, Believe like Phoebe and Flirt like Joy’ written on it. It measures 220mm x 180mm and is 5mm thick. It has a non-slip base made of rubber and the image is printed onto fabric for a long lasting effect.

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This is a fun friends mug. It has a white outside with black printing on it. It says friends on it in the logo form the TV show, but underneath has characters form Star Wars such as Princess Leah, Luke Skywalker, Yoda, Chewbacca, R2D2 and CP3O. The handle and inside is in another colour and there is a choice of white, black, red, green and pink. The print is on both sides and it is durable.

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This digital photo frame is great gift for a friends, especially if you put some pictures of the two of your together in it. It is 15.4 inches and is made by Andoer. The screen is Led and has a 1280 x 800 high resolution display. It can also be used as an electronic clock or alarm clock or calendar. It has USB and mini USB slots, a 3.5mm earphone jack, DC in port and built in stereo speakers.

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This is a phone case with a message for friends on it. It says ‘every tall girl needs a short best friend’ and at the bottom there is room for a name. The case is available I different sizes to fit different Apple phones and has a raised area around the camera lens to give it extra protection but it is also designed to make sure none of the lens is obscured. It ensures all other holes are accessible.

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This is a hoody with a choice of designs. There is a Stranger Things themed hoody which says on it ‘Friends don’t lie’ and has some fairy lights and 011 underneath. The other choice has ‘Friends don’t lie’ written in the font of the Friends TV show with six characters on it. It is available in a choice of colours wine, black, white or grey. They have a drawstring around the hood and are 60% cotton and 40% polyester.

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This is a sentimental friendship plaque. It says on it ‘Friendship – Friends give you hope when life is low, Friends are a place where we can go, Friends are precious, honest and true, I feel so lucky my friend is you. It is handmade from wood and measures 10 x 9.5cm. It has hessian twine in a hole in the middle so that it can be hung up. Comes in a transparent sleeve ready to give as a gift.

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This is a cute tea light holder in white with a message on it in black. It says ‘Friendship – of all the gifts big & small to me your friendship is the greatest gift of all’. It also has some flowers on it. It comes in a pretty gift box with a tea light inside so it is all ready to give as a lovely gift to a special friend.

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These are lovely sterling silver earrings for pierced ears. They come on a card which says ‘you can never untie the knot of true friendship. The earrings are in a knot design. They are form the Philip Jones Jewellery Collection and are made with high quality materials that are made to last. The come in a branded pouch so all ready to give as a present to your best friend.

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This is a fun friendship candle. It comes in a pretty bottle with a cork in it and some string around the neck. On the bottle is a label which says ‘Our friendship is like this candle, if you forget about me I will burn your house down’. The candle is made from soy wax and therefore suitable for vegans and is biodegradable. It comes in a rustic gift box made from recycled card.

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This is a novelty friendship survival kit. It comes in an organza bag which measures 12cm x 18cm. It is full of small gifts which will help someone to survive friendship and has a card on the front explaining why each gift will help. For example ‘paperclip to keep us close together in good and bad times and ‘jigsaw piece – you are a very important piece of my life’. At the bottom it says ‘you are an amazing friend’.

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This is a very special gift box which contains 31 printed quotes for best friends. It is high quality and really special so would make a unique gift. The cards are 6.5 x 12 cm and come in a 15cm gift tube. The 31 cards means that one can be taken out to read each day of the month or they could be put in a picture frame to be hung up and looked at regularly.

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This is a lovely equilibrium bangle which says in it ‘friends are sisters we choose for ourselves’. It is silver plated. It has an infinity motif which also acts as a clasp on the bracelet. The inside measures 6.5cm so it should fit most wrists. It comes in a purple presentation box so it is a really special gift to give to a friend. It even comes with free delivery.

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This Is an elegant mug which has a pink and white stripe pattern on it. It is also printed with ‘my fabulous friend’ on it in gold and has gold dots on it. It has a silver heart on it as well. It has a white handle and is white inside. It comes in a box so is all ready to give away as a special present for a really good friend.

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This is a really cute friends ornament. It has two cherubs, one in a pink dress and one in blue holding hands with a star over them. They are standing on a plinth which reads ‘good friends are like stars, you don’t always see them but you know they are there’. It is 6.1 x 3.3 x 9.4cm and will make a lovely keepsake for a close friend that likes sentimental gifts.

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This is a lovely handmade book. On the front it says ‘good times and crazy friends amazing memories’. It is designed to be used as a scrapbook/memory book/journal to put in things about you and your friends. It measures 6x 8.5 inches, which is A5 size and has 20 pages in thick 250 gsm card.  It has professional laminate gloss film on front and back to protect it. It has a ring binding for easy opening.

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This is a lovely light up wine bottle which would make a great gift for a friend. It has a black corn and black ribbon and written on it is ‘The best things in life are the people we love, the places we’ve been and the memories we’ve made along the way’. It has a set of Led lights inside and so you can use it to light up a dark corner. When the lights are on the message shows up really brightly.

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This is a fun coaster which says ‘you and I are more than friends we’re like a really small gang’ and has two figures holding hands underneath. It is 9cm x 9cm and made of wood. It has a high gloss finish on the printed side so is easy to wipe clean. A lovely sentiment to give to a friend and to make them feel happy. It comes with free delivery.

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This is a lovely sentimental keychain. It is made of glass and metal and says on it ‘best friends are the sisters we choose’ and behind the writing is an attractive leaf type design. The diameter for the base is 2.7cm and the diameter of the glass top is 2.5cm. The pendant hangs on a ring that can be attached to keys or a bag. A cute item to gift to a friend.

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This personalised print has been made for a best friend. It can have the persons name incorporated into the design and can be made up in different ways. It can be made into an A5 or A6 greeting card, a print 5” x 7”, 8” x 10” or A4 in size or a wall plaque either with twine or a hanger. You will also be able to choose the name to go in it and the colours used on it alongside the black on a white background.

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This is a lovely Jacqueline Wilson Friendship Journal. It has lots of friendship themed activities such as puzzles and quizzes based on her books and friendship advice from Jacqueline Wilson characters. It also has a place to record your friendship, whether this is just one special friend or a group of friends. A great gift for young girls or teenagers to give to each other and to enjoy filling out together.

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This is a very unusual gift. It is an organza bag filled with different coloured pill capsules with smiley faces on. There are 200 and they open up with a blank paper inside. You can write little messages on the papers before you give them away so that the recipient can open them and be cheered up. Each pill is 2 x .6cm and has paper inside it which is 6 x 2.5 cm and is rolled up to fit inside the pill.

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This is a cushion cover with a friendship quote on it. It is made of cotton linen material and says ‘Friendship – A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be. Thanks for being such a great friend’. It also has some blue butterflies and pink flowers on it. It measures 18 x 18 inches so should fit a standard cushion easily.

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This is a really lovely book of letters. It contains 12 prompted letter which are designed to be given to a friends. The idea is to write each letter and fill it full of lovely things and then seal it up in the envelope with a sticker and then keep it for the future to give to your friend. It is particularly good for friends that live a long way away or that you have not seen for a long time and you want to cheer them up.

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This is a lovely set of friendship bracelets. They are handmade woven bracelets in an assortment of colours. They could be worn all at once or split up and given to different friends. There are different styles and colours so it means that there will be plenty to choose from and you can give a mixture or choose ones that you think particular friends will like the best. They are suitable for adults and children.

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This is a sentimental figurine. It shows two elegant woman with their arms around each other, one in purple and one in yellow dresses. They are made by Adora Designs ltd and this design is called more than words by Neil Welch. It is 23cm high and would make a lovely gift to show a friend how much you care. Come in a branded gift box so all ready to give as a present.

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This is a lovely 925 sterling silver necklace. It has two interlocking circles In the design and on the very pretty box it says ‘friendship for eternity’. The necklace measures 14.9 x 17.3 inches and the larger circle is 0.63 inches and the smaller one 0.51 inches and has a spring ring clasp. It is therefore a length which will fit most women and the simple but elegant design will work with most outfits.

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This is a book shaped plaque which has an LED light in the base to make it really stand out. It says on it ‘To my special friend – good friend are like stars you don’t always see them but you know they are always there’. It measures 6.5cm x 12.5cm x 12.5cm It comes in a deluxe blue box so great for giving away as a special gift to a friend.

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This is a lovely best friend coaster. It is white and on it in black it says ‘You and I are more than just friends. We’re like a really small gang’ and has a design with two bears holding hands walking together underneath. It is a hand drawn illustration. The coaster is made of hardwood so it is string and long lasting and has a high gloss to preserve the design. It measures 9cm x 9cm.

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