23 Cool Things to Buy on Etsy | Unique & Creative Gift Ideas We Love!

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Here are our favorite cool things to buy on Etsy!

flowers from press kit

Etsy is the go-to spot for cool out-of-the-box gift ideas.

When it comes to personalized and unique items, Etsy is the best place to shop. Our team is sharing our favorite cool things to buy on Etsy. Plus, we even shared a few vetted Hip reader favorites too!

1. This shop has bright and colorful one-of-a-kind earrings that would even make cool Etsy gifts.

Etsy earrings coolest things on etsy

Reader Jessica had everyone in the comments swooning over her beautifully unique Etsy earrings! The shop LaceyDelawderDesigns has almost 70 beautiful jewelry pieces, all bright and shop-stopping in their own way. Each piece goes for around $20, and we’re in love with just about all of them.

2. This custom necklace combines your interests with your name!

custom dragonfly name necklace coolest things on etsy

PC: Pam, Hip Reader

Custom Insect Necklace with Name$18.83 (regularly $26.90+)

Hip reader Pam showed off her beautiful custom dragonfly necklace that also features her name! These necklaces come in silver, gold, and rose gold with 15 insects to choose from. If you don’t like these options, there are more with the same name design but featuring flowers, arrows, and more!

3. Keep your kiddos cozy with this custom baseball blanket.

custom name blanket coolest things on etsy

PC: Terah, Hip Reader

Personalized Baseball Blanket$37.60+ (regularly $47) 

If you have a kiddo interested in baseball, look no further than this soft, custom blanket! You choose the color, and your kiddo’s name will be in baseball font! The seller has different designs aside from baseball in their shop; they also sell tons of baby blankets!

4. This flower bouquet necklace is a perfect gift for a loved one.

flower necklace coolest things on etsy

Birth Month Flower Bouquet Necklace$28.80+ (regularly $36)

One of our readers, Amber, has this necklace to represent each of her children’s birthdays, and we are seriously in love. You pick your stem and how many flowers you want. You then select each flower that represents a different month. The necklace comes in gold, silver, and rose gold with various chain lengths!

5. These mini Starbucks keychains are perfect for the coffee lovers in your life!

hand holding starbucks mini keychains coolest things on etsy

How cute are these?! These popular 2.5″ keychains are currently only available in three colors so scoop one up before the rest sell out! They’re the perfect stocking stuffer for the holiday season.

6. We’re loving these beautiful, unique roses made from vinyl records!

vinyl records flowers

Reader Jeanne shared with us this amazing shop that creates stunning faux flower bouquets made of vinyl records and wire stems! So if you’re looking for a unique decor piece with a retro flair, this is a wonderful idea for you or a loved one.

7. Bryn loves her everyday dainty heart earrings.

heart studded earrings coolest things on etsy

Heart Stud Earrings$12 (regularly $15)

Bryn said jewelry is one of her favorite things to buy on Etsy! Everything is truly one of a kind and usually affordable and these heart studs are no exception! Each set is available in four colors including silver, gold, and rose gold.

They are tiny but not too tiny at 6mm. It’s perfect for everyday styling. My teammate Bryn bought these in the color rose gold, and they’re her new everyday earrings! When it comes to cool things to buy on Etsy, these earrings are also glamorous. 😍

8. Monica on our team adores these dainty birth flower rings.

rings sliding on birth flower ring on finger coolest things on etsy

You’re going to love these birth flower rings if you want a dainty jewelry piece from Etsy with even more meaning. Our Hip sidekick, Monica, has had these cool things to buy in her cart and just loves the minimalist look they have! 🤩 You could get your birth flower, your partner’s, your child’s, or anyone else you may want to wear a special piece of jewelry for daily.

9. Our Hip sidekick, Emily, has been eyeing up this Vanderpump Rules coffee mug and said it’s a whole vibe.

what doesn't kill me better run coffee mug sitting on cutting table with coffee beans - coolest things on etsy

Emily said the EtherAndOpal Etsy shop has some of the coolest things on Etsy if you’re a serious Vanderpump Rules fan like she is. She especially loves this “What doesn’t kill me better run” coffee mug. Although she doesn’t own it yet, she knows she will after it’s been sitting in her cart long enough. 😉 Plus, all of the 5-star reviews speak for themselves.

10. Our Hip sidekick, Monica, said her Dad loved these personalized whiskey glasses. 

two clear personalized whiskey glasses sitting on wood box coolest things on etsy

Whiskey Glasses – $17.95+

Speaking of vessels to drink from, how special are these whiskey glasses?! Our Hip sidekick, Monica, said she gifted these to her dad for Christmas and he loves the look of them! These are one of the coolest things on Etsy if you’re looking for a special gift for Dad, Grandpa, or even for a groomsmen’s gift they’ll cherish forever!

11. Turn each page with the most adorable bookmark.

cat bookmarks

Cat Bookmark$3

Hip reader Kim shared with us this adorable cat bookmark she scored for her granddaughter. As a cat lover, she said being obsessed is seriously an understatement! Not only is it too cute, but it’s also sold at a great price. The seller has different animal bookmarks, too!

12. This store adapts toys for children with special needs and has the best things on Etsy to allow them more freedom to play.

adaptive nerf toy

Diana shared an Etsy shop called Affordable Adaptations that adapt toys for special needs children using buttons and other simple tools. You can even request toys if you don’t see a toy on their page that you’re looking for. Check out their Facebook page where they often host Etsy giveaways!

13. I love using this flower press kit with my daughter.

flower press kit with flowers cool things to buy on etsy

HeartwoodandRose Flower Plant Press Kit $45 (regularly $50)

This is one of the coolest things on Etsy that I’ve been gifted! A friend surprised me with this flower press! It is a wonderful way to transform your favorite flowers into a stunning piece of art! It includes 10 pieces of Premium cardstock paper and 6 pieces of Upcycled Cardboard to start pressing right away!

“My daughter’s favorite thing is to pick me flowers, and I always hated throwing them away. I was telling a good friend of mine how I wanted to get a flower press one day to preserve all these beautiful memories and about a month later this showed up on my doorstep from said friend. 😭

It’s honestly the most beautiful and thoughtful gift I have ever received and I just cried when I opened it. I have pressed every single flower since and many have become priceless hanging artwork in our home. I’ll cherish this gift forever and have it on my bookshelf as a constant reminder of my beautiful girl and my beautiful friend. ❤️” – Sara, Hip sidekick

14. Your furry friends deserve some jewelry.

black and white dog wearing pearl necklace with pink bow

Treat your furry friend to some jewelry with a piece from KikisPawtique! Reader Ashleigh melted our hearts by sharing this adorable pic of her pup wearing this pearl necklace. These collars come in different sizes and bow colors!

15. Soleil gifted a 50th edition keychain to the Disney lover in her life!

disney 50th anniversary name tag keychains

This custom keychain is sure to melt the hearts of any Disney lover! This adorable keychain puts a spin on the iconic nametag and allows you to customize it to fit your liking. Last year, Soleil loved that these were symbolic to the 50th anniversary Disney just celebrated.

16. We’re loving this gift box for the plant lovers in our lives!

succulent box

Thinking of You – Succulent Gift Box $34.40 (regularly $43)

Etsy has some of the most sentimental gift boxes that will tug at your heartstrings when it comes to self-care. There are over 4,000 5-star reviews for this succulent gift box by SweetBasilCo! Each gift box contains a potted live succulent, scented soy candle, safety matches, a bar of soap in the scent of your choice, a bath bomb in the scent of your choice, and a greeting card. No matter who the recipient is, anyone is sure to feel extra special.

17. Lina’s digital download makes the perfect statement piece for her Samsung Frame TV.

monstera leaves wall art digital download for Samsung frame tv

A digital download is super convenient when it comes to personalizing your Samsung Frame TV. Lina ordered this wall art that’s perfect for her Samsung Frame TV. With these measurements, your display will be adaptable to all Samsung Frame sizes! Plus, one print from this shop will pay for itself in just a month if you’re currently paying for the Samsung Art Store.

18. This shop has all the dainty jewelry you need!

close up of women wearing rose gold circle necklace

Our Hip reader Noelle recommended MetalandIvy if you’re looking for a dainty, one-of-a-kind jewelry piece. Her daughter has the rose gold circle necklace pictured above, but the shop is also filled with tons of gorgeous pieces! Plus, you can choose the chain length to fit your liking.

19. This custom cutting board will wow your guests and is one of the most meaningful and coolest things on Etsy to buy as a gift too.

engraved cutting board

Custom cutting boards, which can also be used as charcuterie boards when serving appetizers, are such special items. One Hip reader Kathy brought this shop to our attention, and we absolutely love it. It’s a great way to pass on family recipes. ❤️ I gifted my mom a similar one last year for her birthday, and she absolutely loves it. Be sure to check out the raving reviews about how stunning these cool things to buy on Etsy are in real life!

“My Daddy passed away in 1989, this is his handwritten recipe. They did a fantastic job, it’s perfect. I’m ordering another one in my Mother’s handwriting, she passed in 1979.” – Kathy, Hip2Save reader

20. Bring your furry friend with you everywhere thanks to these keychains.

dog keychain from Etsy

Have a furry friend you want to take with you everywhere?! Hip reader Carol showed off her adorable keychain from ClorisCreates, an Etsy shop that sells keychains and stickers for pet parents! She has hundreds of different dog breeds and other animals including cats, rabbits, birds, and more.

21. Our Hip CEO, Collin, said these personalized name necklaces are cool things to buy on Etsy if you’re looking for a meaningful gift.

woman smiling and pointing at her name necklace

MacKenzie Treasury Dainty Name Necklace $32.80+ (regularly $41+)

Our team (including our Hip CEO & founder, Collin) loves these name necklaces so much that we shared our product review about them countless times! We love that you can add up to six names to each necklace, so it stands out beyond your standard personalized jewelry. You can also customize how long you want your chain to be and the type of metal. After years of daily use, this is a staple piece for many of our Hip sidekicks!

22. Enjoy candles that last up to 80 hours!

cocos candles on etsy

PC: Becky, Hip Reader

Hip reader Becky mentioned how much she loved Coco’s Candle Store! Each candle is handcrafted on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and is free from carcinogens and other toxins that can be found in candles. What makes them even more unique is that they have a seriously long burn time of 80 hours!

23. Take your coffee to go in style with this customizable tumbler.

hands holding clear and snow globe glass tumblers coolest things on etsy

Etsy Double Wall Sublimation Snow Globe Glass – $6.84+ (regularly $7.20)

We’ve mentioned this tumbler before in our post about the best glass coffee mugs, and we’re not disappointed! Even the plain tumbler is gorgeous! Just keep in mind that personalizing them can get a little pricey so this may be a splurge that’ll be worth it if you plan on using it every day or want to gift it to someone who appreciates the coolest things on Etsy.

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About the writer:

Evan has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of South Carolina with 8 years of content writing experience specializing in pop culture, sports, technology, and living frugally.

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