34 Unusual and Quirky Gifts for Him or Her

Quirky gifts are usually strange, unusual, odd, bizarre, clever, or unexpected. Below I have listed 34 funny, unique, and unusual gifts for him or her.

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Quirky Gift Guide

If your trying to decide what is a good quirky gift idea, consider the following.

1. Know the Definition of Quirky

Basically, a quirky gift is one that is strange and unusual, but still cool. Some synonyms are unconventional, unexpected, far-out, offbeat, weird (in a good way), eccentric, or unorthodox.

2. Buy for the Occasion?

Are you trying to choose a gift for an office gift exchange, a house gift, something for your boyfriend, for your girlfriend, or are you looking for quirky garden gifts? There are a ton of different quirky gift ideas on the list below that are more suitable for some occasions than others. For example, if you need something an office gift exchange, check out something like the Dead Fred pencil holder, complaint department mug, or the golf mug with putter on the list below.

3. Brainstorm Quirky Gift Ideas

Before you decide on a quirky present, make sure you look around at gift lists like the one below. There are a lot of gift companies that specialize in making quirky items, an example would be the Bigmouth INC company. They mostly specialize in mugs, but they have many other funny and unusual products. Just because you have a good gift idea doesn’t mean that it’s the best, make sure you search online before you buy something.

4. Is the Gift for Him or for Her?

Make sure the gift is appropriate for the recipient. There are a lot of gifts on the list below that are more suitable for him than her. For example, if you need a gift for him or your boyfriend, something the Parrot drone that shoots on the list below would be a great present. If you need a gift for her or a girlfriend, something like the pug tape measure or toppling tower game would be great. Think about his or her personality before you choose a present. There are quirk gifts specifically geared toward most activities and interests. For example, if they are into Star Wars, there are some great presents like the Darth Vader Toaster and Death Star kitchen timer on the list below.

5. What Not to Buy

Don’t settle of the first thing you find. There are tons of great quirky gifts out there, most of which are online. If you just go to the store you won’t find nearly as many unusual presents. Don’t buy a gift that doesn’t fit the recipient’s personality or the occasion you’re buying for.

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Hidden Book Safe with Lock

Hidden Book Safe with Lock

A secret book safe with lock is an excellent way to hide valuables at home, or to secure expensive items while traveling. It is ideal for things like jewelry, money, spare keys, passports, flash drives, important documents, or other valuables. The Stalwart locking book safe looks like a real book, so no one ...

Light Bulb Hidden Camera

Light Bulb Hidden Camera

This light bulb with a hidden camera allows the owner to view 360-degree live video feed of their home, office, or apartment wirelessly through WiFi. With this handy tool they won’t have to feel uneasy about coming home to their home or apartment alone. Using the free application, they can live stream high resolution ...

Portable Far Infrared Sauna

Portable Far Infrared Sauna

The sauna’s remote control allows the user to easily adjust the temperature. The remote has 6 preset time settings and 5 preset temperature settings. When the remote is not in use, it can be placed in the pocket located on front of the sauna. Having a portable sauna at home is super convenient, and is a heck of a lot ...

Floating Bluetooth Speaker Light

Floating Bluetooth Speaker Light

The Orb Harmony floating speaker with light is a great little speaker that doubles as a wireless light. The speaker is Bluetooth, meaning it easily syncs with phones and tablets to play music. It levitates using an invisible magnetic field. The company put thousands of man hours into assuring the orb was stable and ...

Bean Bag Lounger Chair

Bean Bag Lounger Chair

For the few that don’t know what a bean bag chair is, it is a fabric bag filled with Styrofoam pellets, urethane, or other small particles that allow the chair to conform to the shape to of the user. They first became really popular in the 70s. They went out of style for a while, but in the 2000s they became cool ...

Hovering Bluetooth Speaker

Hovering Bluetooth Speaker

If you need a gift for someone that likes to listen to music or audiobooks, then a speaker that floats is an awesome gift idea. The ice Orb levitating speaker is an awesome present for men, women, or even kids. As far as floating speakers, it is my favorite one out there. The magnetic base allows the speaker to hover ...

Funny Knife Block

Funny Knife Block

The Your Ex Knife Block will be a unique and quirky addition to their apartment or home. It makes a great gift for both guys and girls. The bottom of the knife block has added weight to prevent it from tipping over. I don’t think I need to explain why a knife holder tipping over is bad news. The 2nd edition has clear ...

Massive Teddy Bear

Massive Teddy Bear

A giant stuffed animal is popular valentines or birthday gift, but kids love them as well. A huge teddy bear is a funny gift that she can use to decorate her room or apartment with. It’s made with a high-quality cotton material that is soft and fluffy. If you’re looking for a one a little smaller, you can also see ...

Giant Inflatable Bowling Set

Giant Inflatable Bowling Set

This is a fun game that can actually be used during or after the party. With this jumbo size bowling game, the user will have a ton of fun with the group or their family. It can be used both indoors and outdoors. This is a fun blow up bowling game they will surely enjoy.

Bug Gun that Shoots Salt

Bug Gun that Shoots Salt

This insect gun shoots salt like a shotgun to effortlessly annihilate insects. Easily shoot those annoying flies out of the air and kill those spiders from a distance. Missing with rubber bands is a thing of the past with this Bug-A-Salt gun. Click on the link to read thousands of  customer reviews on amazon and learn ...

Shot Glass Checkers Game

Shot Glass Checkers Game

This is one of my favorite gifts on the list. Every time you take one of their pieces, which are shot glass, they have to drink its contents. You can play with wine or beer instead of liquor if you want to take it down a notch. It is recommended that the board and game pieces be washed by hand.

Tic Tac Toe Drinking Game

Tic Tac Toe Drinking Game

Everyone likes tic tac toe. The rules for this one are pretty simple, loser drinks 3 shot glasses that were connected by their opponent. It is a great display piece for the house or entertainment piece. This tic tac toe shot glass board will surely be a home run gift idea.

Hedgehog Pencil Holder

Hedgehog Pencil Holder

This hedgehog color pencil holder is great for anyone that’s into art, lightening up the desk, or a house display. It comes with a set of 24 color pencils. The holder itself measures 5” x 2.3” x 2”. The color pencils are 4 inches long.

See Through Kayak

See Through Kayak

Having a see-through floor on your kayak will let you see right through clear water. Take this kayak to the reef to get an awesome view of the sea life without even having to get wet.

Clear Bubble Tent

Clear Bubble Tent

With this bubble tent, they won’t have to wonder what’s outside. It is great for camping in cool locations, relaxing on the beach, or for the lawn. Click on the picture to read more about this tent.

Wall Chess Set

Wall Chess Set

This vertical chess set is an unorthodox gift idea that is a great wall decoration for the home or office. It is made of maple wood and comes with a black and gold frame. It comes with all the chess pieces and is made in the USA.

Octopus Patio Lantern

Octopus Patio Lantern

You probably won’t find a more unique lamp out there. It is made of aluminum and iron with a dark bronze finish. It is an impressive decoration for the home or patio. It is 15 inches tall and 18 inches wide.

Inflatable Ping Pong Table

Inflatable Ping Pong Table

An inflatable ping pong table is a fun and quirky gift for the pool. This table tennis set is made from non-corrosive foam. It folds and unfolds for quick storage and play. It comes with 2 oversized paddles, the net, the table, and 3 ping pong balls.

Drone that Shoots

Drone that Shoots

The parrot mambo is the of the most unusual and coolest drones out there. It has a cannon built onto the top and grapple arms that allow it to pick stuff up, all right from the users smartphone.

Water Hammock

Water Hammock

This water hammock is an awesome quirky gift idea for the pool. It has a vinyl finish that is easy to keep clean. The colors are light and don’t easily fade from long term sun exposure. The padded headrest and footrest are dual sided and leave the users head and feet in a comfortable elevated position.

Giant Toppling Tower Game

Giant Toppling Tower Game

This game is like Jinga, except way bigger! Players take turn removing a block from the tower until it falls. Whoever pulls the last block loses. This 54-piece kit comes with a robust carrying case and is backed by a satisfaction guarantee.

Endless Edge Brownie Pan

Endless Edge Brownie Pan

This pan makes all edges that are perfectly cooked. The first time is saw this product was on Shark Tank. The edges are the best part of the brownie pan, but with the pan every slice is an edge. It’s a great gift for the home or parties. The Endless Edge Brownie Pan will surely be a home run gift!

Quirky Nutcracker

Quirky Nutcracker

If you’re looking for a quirky Christmas gift then this wooden gingerbread nutcracker is a great present. It is 16 inches and makes for a great holiday decoration. The company has a ton of different variations and looks, so be sure to check them all out!

Pizza Box Oven

Pizza Box Oven

A pizza box oven is certainly a unique present. It cooks up to a 12 inch pizza perfectly with its rotation cooking surface with top and bottom heating elements. The thermostat allows you to set the temperature up to 525 degrees Fahrenheit.

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