42 Best Christmas Gifts for Your Sister
Whether she's a rookie baker, gourmet chef or can't boil water, one of these Christmas gifts for sisters is sure to put a smile on her face.
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It’s time to start planning your holiday shopping list, and if you’re stumped on what to get your sister (or sister-in-law), we’ve got plenty of ideas that are sure to please.
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No matter what your sister is into—art, music, gardening or something else entirely—these Christmas gifts for sisters will have her squealing with joy as she unwraps them. Plus, many of these options would also work as a gift for your mom or grandma!
For the Pet Parent: Custom Pet Portrait
If your sister loves her pup more than anything else, a custom pet portrait is the perfect holiday gift. This personalized Etsy find is created based on a photograph of her pet. And you can choose to have it framed, unframed or delivered as a digital download to print yourself.
For the Stressed-Out Sister: Weighted Blanket
A weighted blanket is a must-have for anyone with a stressful lifestyle. The Luna weighted blanket comes in a variety of pretty colors, as well as several sizes and weights, and it feels like a giant hug when you lay underneath it. It’s a must-have for soothing away the day’s stress. Pair it with one of our relaxing baking recipes for the ultimate night in.
For the Pizza Lover: Ooni Koda Pizza Oven
If pizza is your sister’s favorite food, there’s no better gift for her than the Ooni Koda pizza oven. This gas-powered pizza oven makes restaurant-quality pies in a matter of minutes—we’ve tested the Ooni ourselves, and we can confirm that the deliciously crispy crust is truly unbeatable.
For the Sourdough Baker: Gourmet Oil Dipping Spice Kit
If your sister loves nothing more than freshly baked bread with oil to dip, this fun spice kit is sure to be a hit. It includes a set of 15 spices that can be mixed and matched for the ultimate olive oil dip, and there are suggested recipes and bread pairings under the lid, as well.
For the Jewelry Lover: Sister Lotus Necklace
This sweet and sentimental gift is sure to put a smile on your sister’s face. The lotus necklace is especially designed for sisters, and it comes on a pretty card that explains the meaning behind the design. Plus, you choose a gold, silver or rose gold finish to match her style. This makes for a sweet bridesmaid gift, too! Find more creative options for the holidays with these gifts under $25.
For the Plant Parent: Retro Terrarium
If your sister has an impressive collection of houseplants, she’s sure to appreciate this countertop plant terrarium, which is the ideal spot to propagate cuttings or display cut flowers. The design has a wooden frame that supports three hanging glass bulbs, and it’s every bit as aesthetic as it is functional.
For the Vino: Wine Soaps
For your wine-loving sister, there’s no better present than this set of handmade wine soaps. Each of the four soaps blends notes from popular types of wine—pinot noir, chardonnay, pinot grigio and cabernet—and the vegan formula is packed with nourishing ingredients to leave her skin feeling soft and smooth. She’ll appreciate any of these wine gifts, as well.
For Under $25: Sister Morse Code Bracelet
Send a secret message to your sister with this cute Morse code bracelet. It uses dot- and dash-shaped beads to spell out a word or phrase, and you can choose from a variety of messages, including “sisters,” “sissy,” “my person” and more. It’s the ideal gift if your sis is your secret Santa pick!
For the Sister Who Love Puzzles: 1000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzles
What’s better than a fun jigsaw puzzle? Two jigsaw puzzles! This two pack of puzzles is sure to keep your giftee busy as she puts together the intricate designs. Each puzzle is made up of 1,000 pieces, and there are multiple sets to choose from, including options with pictures of the Amalfi Coast, a collage of perfume bottles, succulent plants and more.
For the Spa Lover: Cotton Sari Robe
Your sister will feel like royalty when she wraps up in this beautiful cotton robe after a bath. The patchwork design is handmade in India and crafted from repurposed saris, resulting in a beautiful, vibrant design that’s one of a kind. This is the perfect present to add to a care package, too.
For the Fancy Sister: Colored Wine Glass Set
If your sister loves wine and/or hosting dinner parties, a set of Estelle colored wine glasses is a welcome addition to her kitchen cabinet. These delicate hand-blown glasses come in a variety of beautiful colors to match any decor and are made by artisans in Poland.
For the Aromatherapy Enthusiast: Ceramic Electronic Diffuser
This beautiful ceramic diffuser is incredibly stylish, and it adds moisture and fragrant essential oils to the air. The exterior has a herringbone pattern that makes the diffuser look like a piece of decor, and it can be set to run for two, eight or 16 hours at a time. For more fresh-smelling scents, consider gifting her a flower subscription.
For the Bookworm: Blind Date with a Book
Anyone who reads a lot will appreciate a blind date with a book. This subscription service delivers fresh new titles to your door each month. Members choose from one of four book categories, and it ‘s easy to gift a three, six or 12-month membership to your favorite reader. It’s also a thoughtful last-minute holiday gift for your brother or any other bookworm!
For the Sister Who Gardens: Ceramic Herb Garden Markers
Your sister will keep her plants organized with the help of these handmade ceramic herb garden markers. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who loves growing herbs indoors, and because the markers are sold individually, you can pick and choose which labels you want.
For the Jet-Setting Sister: Travel Blanket and Pillow
If your sister travels a lot, the EverSnug travel blanket and pillow will make her trips infinitely more comfortable. The 2-in-1 design includes a 65-by-40-inch plush blanket that’s ideal for chilly airplanes, or it can be used as a pillow. Plus, the carrying bag attaches right to a suitcase for hands-free transportation—perfect for busy travelers.
For the Pie Baker: Berry Bowl
No kitchen is complete without a berry bowl, which is specially designed for washing berries and other fresh produce. The handmade piece features a colander with a side handle, as well as a built-in drip tray with a spout for easy cleanup. It looks beautiful as a serving bowl or displayed on the kitchen counter. For an over-the-top gift for bakers, consider the stunning, botanical-inspired KitchenAid Blossom.
For the Candle Lover: Evening Unwind Candle
Candles are always a welcome gift, and we absolutely love this relaxing Homesick candle. The Evening Unwind scent has notes of Valencia orange, green tea leaf, blue lavender and sugared musk, and it comes in a simple clear jar. Average burn time is 60-80 hours.
For the Blanket Hog: The Big Blanket
If her family always complains that she hogs the blanket during movie night, your sister would definitely benefit from The Big Blanket. True to its name, this blanket is extra large, measuring a whopping 10-by-10-feet—enough to cover the whole family and then some! Made of soft acrylic fabric, this cozy blanket is available in a variety of fun colors and patterns.
For the Garlic Girl: The Grate Plate
There’s no such thing as too much garlic, and the Grate Plate makes it easy to prep this important ingredient for cooking. The handmade ceramic plates have a fun hexagon shape. And their textured surface is perfect for grating garlic, ginger, lemon zest and cinnamon. She’ll also love these quirky kitchen tools.
For the Makeup Lover: Deluxe Brush Set
The Sephora deluxe brush set is a thoughtful gift for anyone who loves makeup. The set comes with 10 face and eye brushes, including ones for foundation, powder, concealer, eyeshadow and blending. The brushes are vegan and cruelty-free, and they come in a convenient carrying case. This is a fun gift for teens!
For the Gamer Sister: Nintendo Switch Case
There are lots of cute gifts for gamers out there, and we particularly love this Nintendo Switch protection case. It comes in a variety of designs featuring characters from Mario, Animal Crossing, Pokemon and more, and it fits both regular and Lite versions of the Nintendo Switch.
For the Bruncher: Minute Mimosa Sugar Cubes
If you and your sister regularly make brunch (or brunch reservations) together, these minute mimosa sugar cubes make for a fun gift. All you have to do is drop one of the cubes into a glass of sparkling wine, and just like that, you’ll have a delicious brunch cocktail to sip on!
For the Green Thumb: Mason Jar Indoor Herb Garden
These mason jar herb gardens make it easy to grow fresh herbs. If your sister likes cooking with fresh ingredients, she’ll sprout fresh basil, rosemary and mint using the easy hydroponic system. And as an added bonus, the colorful jars make a pretty addition to her kitchen counter.
For the Poet: Phenomenal Woman Glasses
There’s no doubt that your sister is a phenomenal woman, and you can celebrate her with this set of pretty wine glasses. They feature the complete text from Maya Angelou’s poem “Phenomenal Woman,” including the title in beautiful gold script letters. A decorative wine glass makes a lovely gift for your girlfriend too.
For the Home Cook: Test Kitchen Favorites 2022 Cookbook
At Taste of Home, we publish thousands of recipes sent in by home cooks each year. A fabulous team of experts tests every recipe before publishing—and in our Test Kitchen Favorites 2022 cookbook—these experts share some of their magic! The team filled this cookbook with their favorite recipes of the year as well as expert tips and advice. This also makes an amazing gift for foodies.
For the History Buff: Votes for Women Puzzle
History buffs will love completing this cool circular puzzle, which simultaneously offers a lesson on the women’s suffrage movement. The 500-piece puzzle features an illustrated circle of the powerful ladies who championed women’s voting rights, and it comes with a poster-sized pamphlet with additional information on the historical movement. Or, check out our favorite puzzles for foodies!
For the Crafter: Beginner Embroidery Kit
If your sister is an avid crafter, she’ll have a blast trying her hand at this beautiful embroidery project. The kit comes with everything she needs to make a lovely floral embroidery pattern with either pink or orange flowers, and it’s easy enough for even beginners to tackle.
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For the Sister Who Thinks She’s Joanna Gaines: Farmhouse Favorites Cookbook
This gorgeous cookbook is full of 250 delicious recipes—everything from hearty breakfasts to cozy dinners to blue-ribbon desserts. Every recipe in Taste of Home Farmhouse Favorites features the best in seasonal ingredients, old-fashioned, unfussy techniques and comforting flavor. Your sister will be tempted by every recipe inside this new cookbook, including cinnamon swirl bread, chicken potpie casserole and chewy chocolate gingersnaps.
For the Far-Away Sister: Long Distance Trinket Dish
For sisters that live far away, this adorable trinket dish will remind her that she’s always in your heart. The dish reads, “Side by side or miles apart, sisters will always be connected by heart,” and it’s the perfect size to hold keys, jewelry and other small mementos.
For the Sister Who’s Always Cold: Temperature Control Coffee Mug
Your sister works hard, so show your appreciation for her with hot coffee every single day. The Ember temperature-control smart mug can be set to your ideal temperature and keeps tea or coffee warm and toasty all morning long. One Taste of Home editor reviewed the Ember mug—and loved it. This would also make a thoughtful gift for parents or any other coffee lovers in your life!
For Under $20: Sister State Key Chain
If you and your sister live in different states, this sweet long-distance key chain makes the perfect gift. It’s stamped with the words “Sisters forever,” and you get to customize it with the outlines of two states, which are then connected by a heart.
For the Sister Who Studied Abroad: Mastering the Art of French Cooking Cookbook
If your sister is a budding Julia Child, give her lessons from the master with this timeless cookbook. Mastering the Art of French Cooking brought sophisticated French cuisine to the masses, so hopefully, you’ll be tasting her homemade crepes soon.
For the Sister with a 12-Step Skincare Routine: Mini Fridge
This adorable mini fridge might not be big enough to hold her lunch, but it’s the perfect size to store skincare and beauty products! It’s just over 10 inches tall and comes in a variety of different colors. The cool interior helps keep cosmetics fresh for longer—ideal for the beauty-lover in your life. It’s one of the hottest TikTok products.
For the Creative: Wreck This Journal
This unique journal gets your sister’s creative juices following—in fact, it would be an ideal gift for everyone in your family. Every page inside the journal has prompts for you to paint, tear, color and transform, and there’s something incredibly satisfying about the creative chaos that ensues.
For the Outdoorsy Sister: Wine Tumbler
Your sister will sip on her favorite wine anywhere thanks to this insulated YETI wine tumbler. It comes in a rainbow of colors and features vacuum insulation that keeps cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot, all the way down to the last sip.
For the Cheese Lover: Mozzarella, Ricotta & Farmer Cheese Kit
This is the ultimate gift for cheese lovers! The cheese kit includes ingredients and instructions to make three types of cheese—all you have to do is supply the milk. Your sister will have a blast whipping up her very own mozzarella, ricotta and farmer cheese, and if you’re nice, she might even share it with you.
For the Wannabe Neighbor: I Wish You Lived Next Door Mug
Wouldn’t it be nice if your sister was your neighbor? If you don’t see your sister nearly as often as you’d like, this mug is a fitting gift. The sweet design says, “I wish you lived next door,” and you choose from a variety of mug sizes and shapes. Check out these gifts for your actual neighbor, too.
For the Sweet Tooth: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home Cookbook
It’s no secret that we love Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, and if your sister is equally obsessed, she can recreate her favorite flavors at home with the Jeni’s cookbook. It contains recipes for hundreds of signature Jeni’s products, including ice creams, frozen yogurts, sorbets and all sorts of fun mix-ins.
For the Sister Who Has to be Cozy: Comfy Slippers
A comfy pair of slippers is a wonderful winter gift to get anyone who loves the cold. Pamper your sister with a pair of luxurious slippers, which have a cute cross-band design and are delightfully soft to the touch. They come in a range of pretty colors, and they’re lined with memory foam to cushion her feet after a long day of work.
For the Stylist: Hair Dryer and Volumizer
If your sister spends time drying and straightening her hair every day, she needs this Revlon tool in her arsenal. It’s a hair dryer and volumizer all in one, and it helps to reduce frizz.
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