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Don’t you want to make like 100 of these?
$39, The Shop Forward
Gorgeous, modern interpretation of a family portrait, whatever your family looks like.
$75-175, Uncommon Goods
Right down to the color of the buttons. So fun!
$92.96, Xbox Design Lab
A truly special gift for a special mom, grandma, aunt or godmother.
$189, Le Papier Studio
Use code THANKS10 for 10% off + orders over $150 get free US shipping
Just so you can say, “here, honey…I made you a mix tape.”
$58, Uncommon Goods
Lovely keepsake at a fantastic price.
$23, My Beaded Butterfly
Use code COOLMOMPICKS17 for free US shipping
An initial or name for everyone on the nice list from a favorite Etsy shop. These stockings were even a Spawned podcast Cool Pick of the Week!
$28.50+, Good Wishes Quilts
Considering the size, try “Caffeinated AF”
$19.99, Lifetime Creations
More than 100 colors. And uh, does “KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF, KIDS” fit?
$17, Urban Decay
Your kid will be thrilled, and these guys do absolutely fantastic work.
$26.95 est, Custom Ink
Choose a name or meaningful word up to 8 letters and Peggy will custom create a special necklace in 14k gold-filled or sterling.
$59+, Peggy Li
Send this talented artist a favorite pic, she’ll help you get crafty with it.
$50, Create The Culture
Really sweet photo gift for grandparents, teachers, or all the cousins.
$40, Artifact Uprising
A lot of artists do this now, but she’s the original — and her work is spectacular. And fast!
$120 as shown here, Metalmorphis
Lots of cool options at this shop. Make it a tradition and get a new one each year.
$18.95 Digibuddha Home
The ultimate personalized tee: Use a wipeable marker to “tweet” something new after every wash. #Covfefe
$29.99 kids + adult sizes, MarkerTee
Use code TS0617 for 15% off
Beautiful baby room decor turned fun toddler plaything.
$35, Indie Bambino Toys
The more the merrier. In fact, you can put that on a ring.
$24/ea, Emily J Designs
Amazing personalized gift for cousins or multiple kids.
$24.99, Pinhole Press
Use code COOLMOMS for 15% off all products
The shoes to help her know the way.
$54.99, Store Penny Lane
Use code CMPFREESHIP for free shipping
From any city that you wish you could take with you all the time.
$35, Jace Design
Use code COOLMOMPICKS for 20% off any one product
Come on, who didn’t dream of having their very own unicorn?
$101 on sale, Pottery Barn Kids
A handmade heirloom from a real artist. Wow, the detail.
Starts at $145/2 adults, Goose Grease Toys
Filling it is up to you. (But do it!)
$29.50 + $9.50 for personalization, PB
Sweet custom gift that makes a big impression without a big budget.
$23, Tiny Me
What an absolutely sweet way to remember a best friend.
Use code coolmom10 for 10 % off your order
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