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. This list was just updated for 2018! There are a ton of great gift ideas on this list. Be sure to take a at our other categories as well to get some other good ideas!Read More

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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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. We have a lot of ...

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. There are a ton of other great drinking ...

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.

Funny Pen Holder

Funny Pen Holder

Dead Fried is one of the funniest pen holders out there. If your'e looking for someone thing to lively up the desk at work of the home office this pen holder is great. Fred  is made from silicon rubber and measures 13cm x 6.5cm x 2.5cm. The company that makes him, Suck UK, also has a lot of other cool products you ...

See Through Kayak

See Through Kayak

Having a see-through floor on your kayak will let you see right through clear water. The kayak is made from lexan, which is a high quality polycarbonate that holds up well and doesn't scratch easily. Although it is durable the company that makes the product still recommends to not drag the kayak on sand and to rinse ...

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. Although this product does come with a heavy price tag, it is one of those items that is so unique and will get a lot of ...

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. Here are some more cool and unique products made by the company. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vrRGcAF0AA

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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2e9iSsmi8s

Drone that Shoots

Drone that Shoots

The Parrot Mambo is a one of a kind drone that your boyfriend can operate right from his smartphone. It’s probably the coolest drone out there. It has a freaking cannon that can shoot, gripper arms for picking things up, and can do aerial stunts. The only downside of this gift is that your boyfriend will probably ...

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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg86GMLXjF0 A great gift idea for any pizza ...

Samurai Kitchen Knife Set

Samurai Kitchen Knife Set

Pretty much everyone things swords are cool. With this gift for the kitchen comes with a bread knife, chef’s knife, utility knife, and a paring knife. The black stand makes for an awesome kitchen display. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmB7LdcSqlw&t=6s  

All Edge Brownie Pan

All 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! I first saw this ...

Wiener Dog Tape Dispenser

Wiener Dog Tape Dispenser

This wiener dog is an outlandish gift idea she will love. It also comes with 8 pink paperclips that can be stored right next to it in the dog bowl. The dispenser is 7 inches long and holds the paper clips in the magnetic mouth. If you're looking for a funny or quirky gift for someone's desk or office this is a ...

Golf Mug with Putter

Golf Mug with Putter

This mug is one of the best presents for dads that like to golf. It has the course and flag graphic on the mug. The mug has an indent that your dad can use to hit the mini golf ball into. The golf club also doubles as a pen, makings this is perfect gift for dads office. This mug is made of porcelain.

Marshmallow Fishing Pole

Marshmallow Fishing Pole

This is a perfect gift for anglers or kids that like to fish. With this campfire roaster, they’ll be cooking marshmallows and hot dogs like a pro! If they jig the pole the roaster will flip, so they can expertly cook their food to perfection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X03XIwir8fo

Prescription Coffee Mug Personalized

Prescription Coffee Mug Personalized

This personalized prescription coffee mug is a funny present that can be personalized with any name. Some jobs are just stressful and require a a little extra as well to get them through the day, which is why this prescription coffee mug is perfect.

Jumbo Connect Four Game

Jumbo Connect Four Game

This jumbo sized connect for is a creative white elephant present that will be a hit! It’s over 3 feet wide and 32 inches tall. It can be set in seconds and played for hours. It is made of 100 percent wood and each game is crafted and painted white for that classic game look. It includes 42 coins and everything ...

Darth Vader Star Wars Toaster

Darth Vader Star Wars Toaster

This Darth Vader Shaped Toaster is a funny gift that that makes imprints “Star Wars” on toast. The toaster itself looks like Darth Vader’s Head. There are other shaped toasters and prints available as well. Click the picture above to see them all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVVrm62eQ6Q

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