Personalized gifts for kids and babies are always cool holiday gifts and the best part is, they don’t even have to be expensive. We’ve tracked down a bunch of favorites starting at just $18. And okay–one little splurge. We just couldn’t resist.
($25+ at Sarah + Abraham)
You pick the name, the look, the skin and hair color–and your kids end up with Christmas plates they want to eat off of when it’s bathing suit weather.
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($20 for digital file at Lily and Thistle)
We just love this Etsy artist who turns a photo of a boy or girl into a cool, personalized, hand-drawn paper doll complete with one outfit line of your choice. You just print on card stock. Just order soon! Turn around time is about 10-12 days.
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($139 at Pottery Barn Kids)
Of course you can get it without personalization but seeing your name on top in front of the seat? Pretty darn cool.
($39.15 at Scissor Mill)
This is one of the loveliest wooden play guitars we’ve seen. Get two if you’ve got two kids, trust us.
($29.99 at Paper Culture)
We adore these cute custom wall decals that can punch up any kid’s room.
($35.70 at Sew Mice)
Saw him, instantly fell in love. The end.
($18 at Graphic Spaces)
We’ve got lots of cool ornaments throughout our guide, but for kids, we’re big fans of the modern designs from Graphic Spaces. This personalized rocket ship is a keeper.
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($79 at Julian & Co)
Tania Condon makes the keepsake jewelry moms and dads love, and now she’s making two cool ID bracelets sized just for little wrists. This is a sentimental choice for us–we still have ID bracelets of our own from when we were babies.
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($45 at HC Woodcraft)
You can never go wrong with handmade wooden toys for kids, but adding a name or initials to it makes it that much more amazing.
($29.99 at Lost My Name, with free worldwide shipping)
We’ve seen lots of personalized books over the years and by far, Lost My Name is a favorite. Unlike other books that just insert your kid’s name, this one has a whole story built around it. Your kids will be seriously entranced.
($48 at Chloe in Style)
This little mom-run shop is always a great source for special gifts like this lovely bracelet our almost-tweens would adore.
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($27+ at Sarah + Abraham)
From the same folks who bring you the cute Christmas plates above, these library totes are perfect all year long. Enclose a few favorite books for perfect gifts. Yay for kids who love reading!
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($60 on sale at RH baby & child)
For a tween or young teen who’s just ready for some grown-up jewelry of her own, this hand-crafted heart necklace with a sweet birthstone charm will be treasured for a long time.
All gift ideas have been editorially chosen by our staff; there is no compensation in exchange for recommendations. CMP is an Amazon and reward style affiliate partner. Discount codes expire 12/31/14.
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