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Best Friend Gifts Perfect For Your Sister From Another Mister

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Gifts for Your Soul Sister

She's been there for you through thick, thin, and every consistency in between, right? Naturally, you really want a gift that'll make her smile, laugh, cry, or just generally get all up in her feelings. From hilarious books and customizable items to heartfelt pieces she'll cherish for years, these 20 gift ideas are guaranteed to be a hit.

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Rachel and Monica Best Friend Mugs
Etsy

Rachel and Monica Best Friend Mugs

$23 from Etsy
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Is she the Monica to your Rachel (or vice versa)? Don't worry — even if your answer is "Who are these Rachel and Monica people," chances are this Etsy seller has a set of mugs that will make sense to you. The Gayle to your Oprah, for example, or the Tina to your Amy.

Rustic Sugar Creek Co. Candles
Amazon

Rustic Sugar Creek Co. Candles

$12 and up from Amazon
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The messages on these candles are what best friendships are made of — heartfelt messages and hilarious inside jokes. If "You're My Person" is a little too corny for you and your best friend, don't worry — others are definitely on the more snarky and NSFW side.

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Good Friends Are Like Stars Necklace
Uncommon Goods

Good Friends Are Like Stars Necklace

$55 from Uncommon Goods
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This heartfelt and chic necklace "alludes to the quiet consistency of friends." It includes a rock crystal, gold vermeil charm, and a pendant that reads: "Good friends are like stars, you don't always see them but you know they are always there."

The Best Friend Game
Uncommon Goods

The Best Friend Game

$20 from Uncommon Goods
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Are you and your BFF the competitive type? This newlywed-style game will prove which of you knows the other better. Questions range from "What was the most fun we've ever had together?" to "What's my least favorite food?" and "What's my favorite app on my phone?"

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Social Distancing Gift Box for Friends
Etsy

Social Distancing Gift Box for Friends

$29 from Etsy
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Has 2020 made it hard to see your far-away bestie? If that's the case, she will certainly appreciate this gift set, which includes a number of sweet, cute items that will let her know you've been thinking about her and love her.

Unbiological Sister Necklace
Etsy

Unbiological Sister Necklace

$18 from Etsy
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Best friends are often called our "soul sisters" — the ones we get to choose, not inherit. This pendant honors the special nature of that relationship and comes in packaging that reads: "Not sisters by blood, but sisters by heart. Thank you for being my unbiological sister."

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'Why You're My Bestie' Gift Journal
Amazon

'Why You're My Bestie' Gift Journal

$10 from Amazon
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This customizable book asks the questions and lets you "fill in the love." It has the capacity to be both heartwarming and hilarious — in other words, exactly the reasons you treasure your relationship with your BFF to begin with.

Mixtape With Custom Cover Art
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Mixtape With Custom Cover Art

$30 from Etsy
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If you and your best friend grew up together in a certain era, you almost certainly used to make each other mixtapes or sang certain songs in the car at the top of your lungs. Revisit that nostalgia with a custom cassette of songs that can also include an old (or newer) photo of the both of you.

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'You Can Wear It Again: a Celebration of Bridesmaids' Dresses'
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'You Can Wear It Again: a Celebration of Bridesmaids' Dresses'

$15 from Always Fits
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Sure, you'd gladly walk over broken glass to see your dearest friend get betrothed, but did it have to be in such a hideous dress? This hilarious book pays tribute to the decades of bad bridal fashion that so many of our best friends have roped us into.

Booze Cakes Cookbook
Amazon
Pixel Lovebox
Lovebox

Pixel Lovebox

$100 from Lovebox
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There are friendship bracelets and lamps galore that communicate across time and space these days, but there's only one Pixel Lovebox. You send a message via an app, and the heart on the box will spin until your best friend opens the lid to view it.

Polaroid Lab Digital to Analog Photo Printer
Amazon

Polaroid Lab Digital to Analog Photo Printer

$130 from Amazon
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Do you and your friend take tons of photos together? This gadget will let you print your favorite digital shots onto color or black-and-white instant film. It's even small enough to throw in a backpack for those girls' trips and nights out on the town.

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'Untamed'
Amazon

'Untamed'

$17 from Amazon
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If your BFF could use a heaping dose of positive energy, grab her a copy of "Untamed" by Glennon Doyle, who's been called "the patron saint of female empowerment." Nearly 9,000 Amazon readers have given it 4.7 out of 5 stars, and one reviewer wrote: "By page 16, I’d already sobbed, laughed, sobbed, reconsidered who I am, how I live my life, and what I’m doing next, and cried again."

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Tangerine Orange Baja Thunderbird Blanket
West Path
TheraBox
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TheraBox

$31/month and up from Cratejoy
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TheraBox is a subscription box that reminds your closest friend that you're not only thinking about her but hoping she's taking care of herself, too. Each box includes six to eight "wellness goodies" plus a "happiness activity" that, if you live near each other, you can do together.

Boho Macrame Magazine Rack
Amazon

Boho Macrame Magazine Rack

$26 from Amazon
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Sometimes you just want to get your best friend something pretty, and this magazine rack is definitely that (plus it embraces the making-a-huge-comeback macrame trend). If you want, you can even gift her with a magazine subscription she'll enjoy as a companion gift.

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Love & Friendship in a Jar
Amazon

Love & Friendship in a Jar

$25 from Amazon
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This gift is a wonderful idea (that you could also DIY on the cheap if you have the time). It includes a few words of positivity per day for that friend who knows your soul. Each note is meant to convey a message of "inspiration, laughter, motivation, and success."

'You Make the World a Better Place' Faux Succulent
Natural Life

'You Make the World a Better Place' Faux Succulent

$12 from Natural Life
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Sometimes we all need a little reminder that someone out there appreciates us, and this little guy does the job just fine. Even better, your best friend won't have to remember to water it.

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Long Distance Mug Set
Amazon

Long Distance Mug Set

$21 from Amazon
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Yes, we already included a mug set in this gift guide, but what are best friends for if not chatting with while sipping a hot cuppa (perhaps with a little splash of something extra)? This set is for those BFFs who live far apart — there's no doubt you'll think of each other whenever you use these cups.

Message Wine Tumbler
Natural Life

Message Wine Tumbler

$26 from Natural Life
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These are not your average wine tumblers. With eight to choose from — and messages ranging from, "Being weird is beautiful" to "Stay close to people who feel like sunshine" — these wine vessels from Natural Life are as colorful and vibrant as your friendship.

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