When someone offers you an especially kind gesture or goes out of their way to do you a favor, showing your appreciation calls for more than just a thank you note. That's where these customized and thoughtful presents come in. From bespoke wine labels that add a special touch to a nice bottle, to candles, sweet treats (hello, chocolate-covered strawberries and sugar cookies!), and more, these gratitude gifts top a simple card any day.
Whatever your reason for showing thanks may be, these carefully curated picks are sure to be a hit. Choose one that plays into their interests, style, or sweet tooth, and you've got a great gift on your hands. The best part? More than half the items on this list are $20 and under, so they're thoughtful and budget-friendly. (But there are also luxurious options if you feel like splurging, too!)
This cute box showcases nine delectable sweets handmade with milk and white Belgian chocolate and dusted with edible gold.
For the matcha lovers in your life, gift them an at-home matcha set and they will be eternally grateful!
This pink electric kettle is a sleek option for any coffee connoisseur, and even boosts a temperature-control feature.
These beautiful textile pouches can hold pencils and pens, makeup, jewelry, and other trinkets in your bag.
There's nothing like an old-fashioned puzzle, but have you seen the latest modern options out there? (This one is made of
ultra-thick, 100% recycled art paper!)
Gift them a cookbook, like the New York Times bestseller "Salt Fat Acid Heat," which includes simple recipes, great cooking techniques, and detailed illustrations.
Not only is this crystal air plant absolutely stunning—it comes with an adorably punny card that says "you're a gem," too.
Who needs a card when you can say "thank you" with a box of beautifully-frosted sugar cookies?
The next best thing to taking them out for a drink? Sending everything they need to make a fancy cocktail at home.
This adorable gift box features a calming candle, a decorative box of matches, and a succulent.
Mugs are always a good, simple gift—add a touch of personalization with a monogram for good measure.
No, those aren't real flowers—they're actually scented soap petals, which can be used for hand-washing or placed in a dish to add a light fragrance to a room.
Coasters always come in handy, and these marbled glass coasters are perfectly pretty.
These chocolate-covered strawberries are hands down the sweetest way to show your appreciation.
Like coasters, cloth napkins are as useful as they are stylish. Choose an eye-catching print that suits their style for a thoughtful gift.
You can never have too many candles, especially when one has your name on it. Choose from a nine different scents, including Apple Orchard, Lush Lavender, and Ice Cream Cake.
This adorable set is perfect for succulents—or for storing paper clips, pens, jewelry, and other knickknacks.
These pretty tea towels highlight the flower associated with their birth month—a fun way to personalize a gift, no monogram required.
Perfect for coffee aficionados, this set includes Uganda beans by Canyon, dark-chocolate espresso beans, and a triple-insulated Corkcicle mug.
Available in six colorful prints, this chic scarf will be much appreciated on chilly autumn days.
Give the gift of easy-to-grow fresh herbs with this gardening kit—just choose the herbs you know they love cooking with!
Customize a bottle of wine with an actual 'thank you' message, to make them feel special.
Give thanks while spreading holiday cheer with these festive phone cases, which you can monogram with their name.
Shopping for a cat lover? This adorable planter can be personalized to look just like their cat—just send a reference photo.
Tea lovers will swoon over this boxed quartet, which includes a tin of tea, a candle, matches, and a journal made with recycled paper.
This gift set comes with hair and body butter, bath oil, and a coordinating soy candle all in a lavender sage scent for the ultimate in self-care and relaxation.
Any wine lover will appreciate this set of fancy four soaps, each of which is scented like a different wine.
For the friend who always invites you over for game night, try this chic set of dominoes.