Shopping Guide

12 Online Stores You Can Check Out For Extra Special Gifts

Browse, double tap, and order a nifty surprise


Whether you’re looking for something unique to give to your friends or planning to give out personalized pieces to your loved ones this Christmas, trust a couple of online stores to have a variety of options right at your fingertips.

From home pieces and accessories, to furnishings and plants—you’ll surely be spending a good couple of hours on your phone just to finish your holiday shopping. Get started on your gift hunting by following these stores:

1. Happy Island Candles | @happyislandcandles


Give the gift of calm and good scents with Happy Island Candles' sweet-smelling products. These soy candles are perfect treats to your officemates—they will surely look forward to a restful sleep! For a summer-inspired slumber, consider buying the Pineapple Mango candle in bulk. You can't go wrong with Lavender and Melon & Cucumber, too.

2. The Coolist | @the_coolist


We can't get enough of The Coolist's personalized home pieces like wooden chopping boards, coasters, glasses, and the lovely dip and serve boards. These must-haves are perfect for your godparents and titas, too!


Looking for something you can give to your inaanak? The custom engraved phone stand is A+!


3. The Nifty Decorator | @theniftydecorator


For a functional gift that your friends can use all-year-round, The Nifty Decorator has tons of options—whether you're looking for table runners, placemats, and reversible throw pillow covers. The pillow covers come in different colors and designs—your friends and relatives would surely have fun mixing and matching these at home.


4. The Olive Tree Corporation | @livethelinendream


A personalized gift shows that you've put a lot of thought into your gift. The Olive Tree Corporation offers pillows, linen, and these classic monogrammed pieces.

5. Fake Alchemy | @fakealchemy


Whether you're looking for captivating pieces for the home or accessories to complete one's daily look, Fake Alchemy has tons of pieces that will surely catch your eye. Who wouldn't love the marble cement coaster above? It shows excellent craftsmanship and fantastic design.


If you have a friend or relative who loves accessories and one-of-a-kind pieces, the store also has charming necklaces and bracelets that highlight the beauty of stones and crystals.

6. Gene + Jas | @geneplusjas


Show your best friend how much you care with an embroidered pillow from Gene + Jas. The cute pillow above will surely remind them to take a break and get enough sleep!


7. Kayumanggear | @kayumanggear


Do you have a friend or a cousin who has a thirst for the outdoors? Fuel their fire for adventure with a comfy buddy that will help them get enough rest. With a duyan like this, they can conquer even the highest of mountains and the steepest of trails.

8. Smarty Plants PH | @smartyplantsph



Plants make for charming gifts, too! Whether it's a tiny succulent plant or an elaborate terrarium, the recipient can use it to liven up an area at home or complete a mini garden. Smarty Plants PH also has lovely Kokedamas one can use as centerpiece in the dining area.

9. Harper&Harlow | @harperandharlowph


Home and lifestyle store Harper&Harlow offers reversible placemats and coasters in lively prints and colors that your friends would love. These pieces are perfect gifts for your officemates, too!

10. Marz Today | @marztoday


Got a design in mind? How about a favorite phrase or character? Handmade stamp artist Marz Aglipay can turn them into cute stamps you'd love to collect. As a fun idea, consider having your favorite expressions turned into stamps—give it to your closest friends and have a laugh!

11. Crafting Time! | @craftingtime


For loved ones who appreciate handmade accessories, Crafting Time has tons of pieces you can check out. From fairy houses and animals, to florals and whimsical elements—you'll surely enjoy looking for the piece that matches the personality of the person you intend to give it to.

12. Moonage |



For a gift that your friends can take anywhere, a handy pouch or a pretty drawstring bag is your best bet! Moonage offers the said items with dreamy designs as well as other handmade crafts that can add a magical touch to any space.

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