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12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas: Easy, Funny Pressies for Everyone

Handing a loved one a gift feels great, so it makes sense that we want to spread out that feeling over 12 days.

The tradition of giving one gift per day—starting from December 25 all the way to January 5—isn’t about an avalanche of gifts, but the thrill of daily surprises and the sweet notion of ongoing thoughtfulness

Picture the sparkle in your loved ones' eyes as they unwrap a fresh, funny or sentimental gift each day. This is the holiday cheer that keeps on giving—for a delightful dozen days!

Sounds like a great idea, right?

But if you're like most people, coming up with 12 days of Christmas gift ideas feels more like a chore.

But hey, that's where we come in.

Here's our list of unique and funny 12 Christmas gift ideas that will surprise and delight your loved ones so you don't have to brainstorm on your own!

12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas to Add Some Fun to the Holidays

Whether you go with all our choices or just use them as inspiration, we guarantee these gifts will be a hit!

Day 1: Festive Pop-Up Winter Tree

Partridges are ground-nesting birds, so the popular image of one of these plump birds perched on a pear tree isn't very realistic. That doesn't mean we can't have some fun with the idea though!

Festive Pop-Up Winter Tree Card.

Our Festive Pop-Up Winter Treefeaturing the famous colorful birds is the perfect gift to kick off the 12 days of Christmas. It’s already elegant on its own, but you can jazz it up as much as you want because it comes with over 80 classic ornaments.

We like this 10"x16" paper balsam fir (that folds in the mail) best as a table centerpiece with all the trimmings for a holiday dinner, but you can also place it on a side table or mantel.

Day 2: Peace Dove Ornament

Spending the holidays with a big family isn't always easy. Different opinions, personality clashes, and old resentments can pop up over something as simple as a board game.

Smooth all that over with the one thing that can make everyone laugh: fat animals!

Porcelain Surprise Ornament - Peace Dove.

A pair of our porcelain Porcelain Surprise Ornament - Peace Dove  is just the thing to ease tensions and bring a smile to everyone's face! Plus, the more of these lovely birds you buy, the more discounts you get, so go ahead and grab one for each family member!

Day 3: Owl Ornaments

Our Felted Wool Owl Ornaments —made of merino wool in Kathmandu, Nepal—are so much fun they deserve to be gifted by the trio!

Felted Wool Owl Ornaments.

These chunky little owls come in sets of three, available in both bright colors and natural tones. They're soft and squishy, making them great for hanging on a tree or decorating a wreath or garland.

Personalized Really Into Christmas Doormat.

This doormat is durable, easy to clean, and can be personalized with up to 26 characters—so visitors know that you mean business when it comes to the holidays!

Day 5: Christmas Tree Earrings

The fifth day of Christmas calls for a luxurious gift but unless you're willing to splurge on actual gold rings, we have another option that is just as stunning.

Bejeweled Christmas Tree Earrings.

Our Bejeweled Christmas Tree Earrings are made with Austrian crystals and Czech glass beads, creating a sparkling and festive accessory for any holiday outfit. A sure way to make your loved one feel like royalty on this special day.

Day 6: Christmas Pedestal Bowl

12 Days of Christmas Pedestal Bowl.

Evoke the spirit of a bountiful harvest with our 12 Days of Christmas Pedestal Bowl. Available in small and large versions, this clear glass bowl contains all the 12 images from the beloved Christmas carol, including six geese-a-laying! Perfect for displaying fruit, nuts, or holiday treats for all to enjoy!

Day 7: Outdoor Lanterns

LED Collapsible Hanging Star Outdoor Lantern.

Capture that same elegance with our LED Collapsible Hanging Star Outdoor Lantern, which can even be hung from a tree to create the illusion of floating swans. The warm LED lights will add a touch of magic to any outdoor space during the 12 days of Christmas and beyond.

Day 8: Snow Globes

Step into a winter wonderland with our snow globes, featuring your choice of owl, deers, or a special delivery truck.

Special Delivery Truck Musical Snow Globe.

Give them a gentle shake and watch as soft, glistening snow flutters down around the scene, creating a serene and festive ambiance that calls to mind the deliberate, steady movements of milkmaids.

It’s the perfect gift to bring the charm of the cold outdoors, indoors.

Day 9: Christmas-Themed Games

For the ninth day of Christmas, bring the party to your loved ones with the 1-2 punch of Christmas Charades and Christmas Trivia games!

Christmas Charades Game.

Whether you're down to do some silly interpretive dances or flex your holiday knowledge, these games are sure to provide endless amusement for all.

Day 10: Personalized Christmas Shirt or Sweatshirt

We all have that one family member who loves to act like they're above all the Christmas festivities.

Give them a gentle nudge to the ribs with our A Very Legal Christmas T-Shirt or Sweatshirt, which should make them laugh and show a little holiday spirit for once.

Personalized A Very Legal Christmas T-Shirt or Sweatshirt.

Perfect for when you're looking for funny 12 days of Christmas gift ideas that take the air out of their high horse!

Day 11: Musical Advent Calendar

We can't all be lucky enough to have someone in the family to regale us with live music during the holidays. 

But we've got the next best thing with our Musical Advent Calendar that features a glittering European mansion in full holiday swing.

Musical Advent Calendar.

Just press the musical scene in each opening to play 40-second snippets of one of 24 different Christmas carols! Now who says you can't have your own personal concert?

Day 12: A Christmas Movie

Drummers used to announce the coming of important people or events, so it's fitting that we save the best for last with a 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray of It's A Wonderful Life.

It's a Wonderful Life in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Nothing beats waiting for the clock to strike midnight on December 25th more than a cozy family movie night with this holiday classic.

Whether you've seen it a hundred times or you're experiencing it for the first time, this heartwarming film is sure to leave you or your loved one feeling full of Christmas cheer!

Find Everything to Make Christmas Extra-Special at Signals

Signals has everything you need to make any day special.

From funny gifts and novelty items that put a smile on your loved one's face to home decor that will make your house feel as festive as you do, you'll find it here.

Visit our website and start crossing off your Christmas shopping list with unique and unforgettable gifts for every day of the holiday season!

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