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30 Unique Gift Ideas for the Woman Who Doesn’t Want Anything

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“Oh, You Shouldn’t Have!”

We’ve all heard it: “Oh, don’t get me anything.” Whether it’s your mom, sister, or best friend telling you not to shop for them, you still want to come up with the perfect gift. These gift ideas are unusual and unexpected, but they’re also sure to be appreciated, too. 


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At Home Murder Mystery Night
Uncommon Goods

At Home Murder Mystery Night

$45 from Uncommon Goods

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When you give Mom, your friend, or your relative this murder mystery night, you’re gifting them a truly memorable experience. This kit includes everything they need to host a fun-filled night for a group of five to 12 as you work to solve the mystery of the Full House Theater. With three possible endings, who knows how this mystery will conclude?


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The Ultimate Carry-All Tote
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The Ultimate Carry-All Tote

$65 and up from Etsy

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Handmade of salvaged cotton canvas, this tote features leather straps and is individually dyed for a polished look. This elegant, classic bag is eco-friendly and strong enough to carry books, your laptop, groceries, and more. Available in four colors and two sizes, with or without an interior lining.


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She Explores Book
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She Explores Book

$25 from Uncommon Goods

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This book shares 40 captivating stories about women and their adventures hiking, camping, and exploring all the natural beauty this world has to offer. 


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Custom Dog Ears Outline Personalized Tote
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Custom Dog Ears Outline Personalized Tote

Starts at $20 from Etsy

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Dog lovers will delight at this personalized tote. Just send in a photo of the recipient’s dogs, and the tote is customized with a tattoo-style portrait. Say goodbye to old, boring totes. This bag is tote-ally unique and available in two colors, with or without a zipper.

Make Your Own Chocolate Truffles Kit
Uncommon Goods

Make Your Own Chocolate Truffles Kit

$38 from Uncommon Goods

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Perfect for the chocolate lover and the home baker, this kit includes nearly everything you need to create fresh truffles at home; just add cream! Or, if you prefer, substitute coconut milk for a vegan-friendly treat instead.


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Sending You Sunshine Care Package
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Sending You Sunshine Care Package

$18 and up from Etsy

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This care package includes thoughtful items like a soy candle, a box of matches, a bath bomb, and more. It’s everything that special woman in your life needs to kick back, relax, and enjoy some time to herself. Choose from six scents, such as white tea or cinnamon-vanilla, for the perfect gift.

Coconut Fiber Dinosaur Planter
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Coconut Fiber Dinosaur Planter

$65 from Uncommon Goods

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These adorable planters are handmade from coconut fibers, a renewable resource, and will add character to any indoor garden. Choose either a T-rex, brontosaurus, or triceratops.


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AeroGarden Harvest Indoor Hydroponic Garden
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AeroGarden Harvest Indoor Hydroponic Garden

$86 and up from Amazon

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With this hydroponic garden, Mom, your sister, or your friend can garden all year round. The garden includes six herb seed pods, ensuring they’ll always have fresh herbs when cooking. The garden has LED lights and tells you when to add water and plant food, making it a pretty fool-proof gardening experience.

Ferris Wheel Hummingbird Feeder
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Mountain Necklace
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Mountain Necklace

Starts at $32 from Etsy

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Perfect for the nature lover, this mountain necklace is sure to evoke memories of that favorite vacation spot or meaningful trail the recipient loves to hike. The sterling silver necklace is available in four lengths, ranging from 16 to 24 inches.


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Personalized Leather Clutch
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Personalized Leather Clutch

Starts at $33 from Etsy

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This personalized leather clutch is handmade with great attention to detail, making it an attention-grabbing piece just as much as it’s a functional clutch. It’s available in 13 colors, with or without a strap and wristlet.


Long Distance Friendship Lamp
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Long Distance Friendship Lamp

Starts at $85 from Uncommon Goods

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Ideal for a friend or loved one, this Wi-Fi-enabled lamp lets you know when you’re thinking of them. When you turn on your own paired lamp, the recipient’s lamp will also glow, helping to keep you connected.


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Hammered Sterling Silver Earrings
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Hammered Sterling Silver Earrings

$26 from Etsy

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These sterling silver earrings may have a minimalist design that complements most wardrobes. They’re hand-hammered for a unique and customized finish, and they’ll make a fabulous gift for a jewelry lover who already seems to have everything.


Personalized Bamboo Jewelry Box
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Personalized Bamboo Jewelry Box

$44 from Etsy

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This handmade jewelry box is available with custom laser engraving, so you can personalize it with the recipient’s name or a meaningful message. To make it extra-special, consider including a few hand-picked jewelry pieces inside.


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You & Me, Mom Journal
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You & Me, Mom Journal

$13 from Uncommon Goods

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This unique journal is a great gift for Mom, and you’ll both take part in filling it out. It’s packed with prompts on the left pages to help you share special memories you have enjoyed with your mom, while the pages on the right give Mom a chance to respond to those prompts. It will create a shared experience full of wonderful memories, too. 


Leather Vase
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Leather Vase

$58 from Etsy

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A distinctive twist on your traditional vase, this vase features a glass interior wrapped in a beautiful leather exterior. It will add classy style to a living room, office, or other space, and is perfect for those fresh and dried flowers, alike. Available in four colors and two sizes.


Birth Month Flower Grow Kit
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Birth Month Flower Grow Kit

$34 from Uncommon Goods

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Perfect for the woman who doesn’t want anything material, this kit includes everything needed to grow the flowers from the recipient’s birth month. Once the flowers have grown and faded, the bottle can double as a vase. 


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Sea Glass and Driftwood Wind Chime
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Sea Glass and Driftwood Wind Chime

$39 and up from Etsy

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This wind chime will bring a touch of the sea right into a home or yard. It’s made with real sea glass and driftwood collected from the New England shores and creates a relaxing sound on windy days. This wind chime is available in two sizes. 


Tea Drop Sampler
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Tea Drop Sampler

Starts at $34 from Uncommon Goods

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Set the tea bags, steepers, and other utensils aside. With these tea drops, making a cup of tea involves nothing more than heating up water and adding one of the tea drops. The sampler includes five different flavors, and they’re packed inside a wooden box that makes for a beautiful keepsake.


Chicken Family Garden Stake Set
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Chicken Family Garden Stake Set

$8 and up from Uncommon Goods

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Add a touch of the farm to any home or garden with these poultry-shaped garden stakes. They’re made of 16-gauge steel for durability and will develop a rich rustic patina over time. Choose from chicks, a hen, or a rooster.


Personalized Leather Journal
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Personalized Leather Journal

Starts at $18 from Etsy

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Give the gift of memories that will last. This 112-page leather-bound journal cover is laser engraved with the design and name of your choice. It includes a black satin bookmark and is available in 12 different colors. 


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Through the Woods Tealight Holder
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Through the Woods Tealight Holder

$60 from Uncommon Goods

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This beautiful gift brings nature right into the home. When lit up, its different elements create striking silhouettes. Handcrafted from steel in Kentucky, this five-tealight holder will look stunning on a mantle, bookcase, shelf, and more.


Solid Wood Book Shape Coasters
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Solid Wood Book Shape Coasters

Starts at $20 from Etsy

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A fun-loving gift perfect for book lovers, these 15 coasters put a lighthearted spin on literary favorites. Choose from beverage-inspired parody titles including “Gone With the Wine” and “The Old Man and the Tea.”


Wish Me Luck Necklace
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Wish Me Luck Necklace

$32 from Uncommon Goods

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What’s a better gift than the gift of luck? Rather than spend countless hours searching for a four-leaf clover, a genuine clover is already contained in this necklace. An eco-friendly vegetable resin protects and preserves the clover, and it hangs from a 24-karat gold-plated chain.

Literary Scarf
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Literary Scarf

$48 from Uncommon Goods

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This scarf makes it easy to carry your favorite book close to you, always. It’s made of 100% cotton and is printed with excerpts from literary classics like “Alice in Wonderland” and “Sense and Sensibility.”


Travel Knitting Bag
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Travel Knitting Bag

$35 from Uncommon Goods

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This is the gift that a knitter doesn’t know they need. With this cotton bag, it’s easy to take yarn and other supplies anywhere for fun crafting on the go and drapes over your arm for easy access while you’re knitting. 


Wake Up Sunrise Alarm Clock
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Wake Up Sunrise Alarm Clock

Starts at $46 from Amazon

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Say goodbye to obnoxious, loud noises that jolt you awake. This clock gradually increases its brightness for a gentle wakeup. It also features seven natural sounds to gently wake you up, plus an FM radio.


Ode to Home State Pillow
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Ode to Home State Pillow

$90 from Uncommon Goods

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This pillow showcases pride in your home state in impeccable style. It’s customized with both a poem and artwork for each state. The case is made of cotton and zips closed for easy removal and washing as needed. Measures 16 inches square.


Papillon Back Massager with Heat
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Papillon Back Massager with Heat

$26 from Amazon

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A convenient way to relieve stress and tension at the end of a long day, this back massager features three speeds plus a heat setting. Available in three colors.