Etsy GIFT GUIDE: 2020

Perfect presents for people who appreciate unique items made from natural, plant-based materials and ingredients.

Here are some of the season’s must-have handmade, vegan items for everyone on your list.

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This has been a challenging year. And yet, the uncertain times have taught us to appreciate one another on a deeper level. We’ve had opportunities to examine what’s really important in our lives. Kindness, compassion and health have been top of mind for many of us.

In previous years, you may have forgone physical gifts and opted for presence to be the presents. But since we’re seeing each other less (or not at all), it can feel nice to send a thoughtful package to family, friends, and other loved ones.

Here are some mindful gifts that can bring holiday cheer and become useful in the new year.

Organic cotton mask

My favorite masks to wear (I have 5 of them) because they are comfortable, cute, easy to wash, and have an insert for a filter. (if you have a dog you have to check these masks out too)


Zero Waste Dish Soap

I have been eyeing this dish block for a long time after reading rave reviews online. It’d made a perfect stocking stuffer (hint hint)


Ceramic Snug Mug

Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and most beverages taste best when in a cool mug like this. If this one doesn’t excite you, there are plenty more on Etsy to choose from (like this snarky one that’s only $15).


Solid Oak Personalized Coffee Gift Set

Solid oak coffee scoop with optional coffee tamper and bag of locally roasted, fair trade ground coffee


Bath Noodles

Turn your bath into a giant bowl of ramen with this creative vegan body wash in plastic-free biodegradable packaging.


Zero Waste Starter Kit

Bamboo cutlery set, organic cotton string shopping bag, vegan shampoo bar (vegan, three scents to choose from), bio-based toothbrush and travel cases


Zero Waste Lip Balm

Vegan chapstick in eco-friendly packaging made with essential oils? Yes, please (in every flavor)!


Rescue Dog Soy Candle

My appreciation for candles went us during COVID when I wanted a new smell to excite my senses and ease tension. This one has the bonus of eco packaging and a charitable donation.


Wooden Portable Lap Desk

Whether you’re working from home or simply enjoy using your computer on the couch, this lap desk makes the process cooler (literally) and more comfortable. 


Sloth Air Plant Holder

Comes with an air plant already in his arms (enough said)


Crossbody wallet

This eco-vegan crossbody wallet is one of my favorite accessories of all time. It is so cute, goes with most outfits (casual or fancy), and is the perfect size for running essential errands.


Yenz Dinosaur Socks

Who doesn’t love a good pair of socks? This handmade pair comes in a reusable and recyclable gift box too (score).


Keto-Friendly Vegan Truffles

You’ll find it hard to believe these chocolates are sugar free, non-GMO, vegan, AND gluten free!


Organic Cotton Fleece Robe

Handmade in Canada. Extra-long with pockets


DIY Watercolor Kit for Beginners

This year I’ve been really drawn to watercolor (pun intended). The colors are so soothing to look at and paint. This kit is great for artists of many ages (great activity for kids and teens)


Bamboo Cutting Board

Engraved cutting board with a vegan theme



Check out these other gift guides featuring vegan and eco-friendly products

Etsy’s Guides

Check out the Holiday Gift Guides that Etsy put together. Organized into these sections to make it easy to shop: