9 Monogrammable Gifts So Good You’ll Want to Order Them for Yourself, Too

published Dec 11, 2020
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You can always count on a personalized gift to leave a lasting impression on a loved one. Whether it’s a pillow, planner, or card pouch, a monogrammed item is a thoughtful way to present someone with a truly one-of-a-kind gift. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of gorgeous, monogrammable goods that can be customized with the click of a button and without breaking your bank account. From tailor-made tea towels to engraved catchall trays, these nine beautiful monogrammed gifts can be ordered online and shipped directly to your lucky recipient. Happy shopping, and I won’t tell if you order something for yourself from this list, too. Just be sure to double check with retailer shipping times if you’re ordering, and be aware that delays may still occur getting things in time for Christmas.

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1. Tailor-Made Tea Towel

A cute, customized tea towel is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face. This linen hemstitched version can be personalized with up to three initials in so many different combinations. Check out the designer Molly Ellen’s offerings on Etsy; she has pages and pages of fonts, colors, and borders to choose from. Even better, it’ll only set you back $25. Order by Dec. 14 for delivery on or around Christmas Eve.

Buy: Monogrammed Linen Tea Towel, $25.00 from Etsy

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2. Personalized Planner

For a thoughtful gift that will help keep a loved one organized and inspired all year long, consider a beautiful, monogrammed planner. This hardback planner comes in three gorgeous colorways and has a cover that you can customize with an assortment of font sizes and styles. Order by Dec. 17 for Christmas delivery.

Buy: Breton 2021 Planner, $28.99 from Papier

3. Customized Cutting Board

A sleek cutting board is a present that’ll keep on giving, and why not gift a design that comes with a monogram? Handcrafted from white marble, this chic cutting board features an inlaid antiqued brass letter that your pal or family member will want to show off on their kitchen countertop.

Buy: Marble & Brass Monogram Board, $49.95 from Williams-Sonoma

4. Monogrammed Travel Pouch

Searching for a sentimental gift that’s every bit as functional as it is personal? This monogrammed zipper pouch is made of pebbled Italian leather and can be customized with a bold, shadow-printed monogram to boot. They’ll be excited to show it off, when travel becomes a thing again.

Buy: Personalized Everyday Italian Leather Mini Zipper Pouch with Shadow Print, $61.00 from Mark & Graham

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5. Special Stationery

Inspire someone you love to send more snail mail next year with the gift of personalized stationery. This simple yet stylish set of notecards features an outlined monogram letterhead available in six different colors, including ink black, mustard yellow, and rose pink. Order by 3 p.m. PST today for delivery by Christmas with standard shipping. Any later and you’ll have to opt for a priority or expedited option.

Buy: Outlined Monogram Personalized Stationery, $35.00 for a Set of 15 from Minted

6. Engraved Catchall Tray

The only thing better than a handsome catchall tray is one that you can customize with someone’s initials. This handmade vegan leather design can be personalized with your choice of laser engraved initials. It’s the perfect size for stashing keys, jewelry, and headphones, either near a door or even bedside or on a dresser.

Buy: Flowertown Weddings Monogrammed Valet Tray, $24.95 from Etsy

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7. Pocket-Sized Card Pouch

Why give someone a humdrum wallet when you can present them with a monogrammed leather cash and card holder instead? This luxe-looking pouch is available in eight sleek colorways and can be embossed with a combination of letters and symbols. You could use one to wrap up a gift card; all you have to do is add a bow! Order by Dec. 14 for expected delivery by Christmas.

Buy: Card Pouch (With Monogram), $40.00 from Leatherology

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8. Monogrammed Soap

Looking for a thoughtful gift for the hard-to-shop-for person in your life? This charming set of paperwhite scented, plant-based soaps can be customized with a single initial or a three letter monogram at no extra charge.

Buy: Monogrammed Square Soaps, $29.00 for a Set of 4 from Pottery Barn

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9. Customized Coasters

For a personalized gift that makes a statement at home, look no further than monogrammed coasters. Lasercut from leather, you can order these simple but stylish coasters imprinted with up to two letters. Like a fine wine, they’ll only get better with age!

Buy: Monogram Leather Coasters, $46.00 for a Set of 4 from Food 52