40 Special Gift Ideas for Sisters (and Sisters-in-Law)

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When it comes to finding the perfect present for your sister (or sister-in-law, or a best friend who’s basically a sister), it all comes down to knowing your audience. The best gifts are the ones that really factor in who she is, how she spends her time and what makes her happy. Need some inspiration? We’ve rounded up 40 popular picks, hidden gems and budget-friendly finds to make your holiday shopping easier than ever.

In this guide
1. For the tech-savvy sister
$ 19.98

For You Vlogging Kit

Who needs filters when you have perfect light? For the social-savvy sis, this Bluetooth-enabled vlogging kit with a ring light, phone holder and table clamps is a must-have.

$ 99.98

Anker Soundcore Flare 2 Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker

If she loves a good dance party, this powerful light-up speaker will be right up her alley. It’s Bluetooth-enabled, features Google Fast Pair and can be used indoors or outdoors (by the hot tub or pool, perhaps?) thanks to its waterproof rating.

$ 6.96

Exian Ring Holder with Mount

Move over, pop socket. This elegant ring holder will up her selfie game. It also creates a more secure grip, which is ideal if she’s a bit clumsy, and allows her to stand up her phone for hands-free viewing.

$ 106.25

Apple AirTag Leather Key Ring

If your sister has adopted the AirTag life to track her stuff, this sunny leather keyring will fit snugly over the geotag to keep it secure on her keys or wallet.

$ 34.97

Xiaomi Mi 10-Watt Wireless Charging Pad

Efficiency is the focus of this handy silicone charging pad. Your sister can toss her phone down, case and all, to get a full charge in no time.

2. For the sister who crafts
$ 36.97

American Crafts Colour Pour Kit

She doesn’t have to be Monet to create a masterpiece. With this pre-mixed paint pouring kit and easy-to-follow instructions, she’ll be churning out gorgeous canvases in no time.

$ 29.97

Tulip One-Step 12 Colour Super Big Tie-Dye Kit

In 2021, tie-dye took centre stage. If she’s up on her trends, your sister will be smitten with this kit of 12 easy-squeeze, one-step colours.

$ 100

PVCS Cyanotype Set

This craft looks complicated but is dead-easy and so impressive. Your sister will love creating cyanotype prints of everything from flowers to photograph negatives.

$ 13.55

Scotch Desktop Tape Dispenser

If your sister is a dedicated crafter, she’ll take her tools seriously. This sweet, adjustable elephant tape dispenser is the perfect addition to a workstation.

$ 25.97

Staedtler Calligraphy Set for Beginners

Calligraphy is having a moment! If your sister wants to get in on it, this 33-piece set comes with pens, ink, an instruction manual and a carrying case.

3. For the sister who works out
$ 54.97

Lomi Cordless Handheld Deep Tissue and Muscle Massager

If your sister is religious about her workout schedule, this specialized, professional-grade massager can help with recovery. It comes with four attachments, has four intensity levels and is rechargeable.

$ 33.68

IBF Iron Body Fitness Acupoint Foam Roller

A foam roller can be amazing for tight muscles. Your sis will love the pyramid-shaped pressure points on this model for stretching, flexibility work and injury recovery.

$ 18.99

PurAthletics Hydration Pack Duo

If your sister is a hardcore runner, she’ll love that this belt holds two water bottles and has a large pouch to carry her keys and phone.

$ 215.99

Jabra Elite Sport2 True Wireless Headset

These are no ordinary wireless earbuds. These feature-packed gems have sound filtering, an in-ear heart rate monitor, personalized fitness analysis and in-ear audio coaching.

$ 29.98

GoZone 14 oz. Women’s Pro-Style Gloves

For boxing-style training, there’s nothing better than having your own gloves. These ones are ventilated and made with microfresh fabric to prevent bacteria accumulation and odour.

4. For the sister who bakes
$ 169.98

Hamilton Beach Stand Mixer

If your sister is a baker, the way to her heart is through a stand mixer. This powerful, large-capacity pick can handle everything from meringue to bread dough.

$ 79.98

KitchenAid Corded Blender

From perfect purees to silky smooth milkshakes, this handheld blender is a powerhouse in the kitchen. It comes with a three-cup BPA-free blending jar and a dishwasher-safe blending arm.

$ 28.98

Wilton Navy Blue and Gold Kitchen Utensils Mix and Measure Set

Who knew baking utensils could be so elegant? Your sister will love this pretty navy-and-gold set with two sizes of whisks and matching measuring cups and spoons.

$ 5.77

Wilton Grippy Cookie Cutter Set

Give her cookies an edge with this fun, durable cookie cutter set. The cushioned cutters include a circle, butterfly, flower and star.

$ 33.47

Wilton Colour Right Food Colouring System

If your sister is the cake decorating queen, she needs this food colouring system, stat. It comes with eight base colours and includes instructions for mixing perfect hues every time.

5. For the sister who loves self-care
$ 74.97

Homedics Shiatsu Select Foot Massager with Heat

With four rotational heads and 12 massage nodes, this foot massager with heat will help to soothe away her tension. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.

$ 44.96

Philips One by Sonicare Rechargeable Toothbrush

Bet you never thought you’d call a toothbrush cute, but this one sure is. It’s rechargeable, available in a range of colours and comes with its own carrying case.

$ 19.97

Air Wick Essentials Mist Fragrance Oil Diffuser Kit

Essential oils diffused into the air can help a room feel calm and inviting. This unassuming diffuser turns oil into mist on an intermittent eight-hour cycle.

$ 41.99

Sleep Mask Silk Eye Mask for Sleeping

Getting enough sleep is so important for self-care. Encourage your sister to catch the zzzs she needs with this luxe silk sleep mask (and matching scrunchies!).

$ 5.97

Freeman Cosmic Metallics Hydrating Amethyst Peel-Off Mask

A crystal-inspired, peel-off mask infused with amethyst for hydration? Sign your sister up for this magic.

6. For the outdoorsy sister
$ 99.97

Ozark Trail 36 Can Welded Leak-Proof Air-Tight Cooler

If she’s happiest kicking back at a campground, this high-performance, all-weather cooler makes a great gift. The multi-layer design is smart on so many levels and keeps ice solid for days.

$ 19.97

Ozark Trail Picnic Blanket

The coated polyester fleece of this outdoor blanket is ideal for picnicking, stargazing and cloud watching. It even folds into a handy pouch with a handle.

$ 399.99

Paramount Bear Pattern Campfire Portable Gas Firepit

In addition to being adorable, this portable firepit delivers on experience. It lights easily, burns long and features folding legs and a lid for easy transport.

$ 25.94

Lifestraw Personal Water Filter Straw

Need a gift for a nature-loving sister? You’ve found it. The “straw” filters contaminated water without the use of chemicals, making water from lakes, rivers and streams drinkable.

$ 24.98

Zippo 12-Hour Warmer

Toasty hands even on the coldest days? Yes, please. These small, sleek hand warmers are the perfect present if she’s a fan of winter activities.

7. For the stylish sister
$ 13

George Women’s Fuzz Slippers

Your fashionable sis will love these fuzzy open-toed slippers in a pretty blush colour. They’re a must-have for lounging around the house.

$ 9.97

Kiss Voguish Fantasy Nails in Chillout

All the style and almost none of the work of a traditional manicure! She’ll be able to apply these press-on nails in minutes and they’ll last for up to a week.

$ 29.97

Bento Lunch Box in Pink

Who says lunch can’t be en vogue? This sophisticated bento with removable compartments is BPA-free, dishwasher-safe and comes in a variety of colours.

$ 25

Umbra Zoola Ring Stand

This sweet little set of three animals is made for keeping up to eight rings safe. Each figure is made with zinc metal with a shiny copper-plated finish.

$ 65.66

Agate Slice Coasters

Are they pretty slices of quartz or are they coasters? They’re both and your sister is going to love them.

8. For the sister who has it all
$ 57.99

10-Piece Bar Tool Set with Bamboo Stand

If she’s an amateur mixologist, this gift will make her think of you every time she makes a cocktail. There are 10 stainless-steel pieces—from a shaker to ice tongs.

$ 19.78

The Paper Palace

For sisters who moonlight as bookworms, there’s nothing better than a great read. This novel has received rave reviews for its tightly woven story of secrets, lies and love.

$ 14.98

Do One Thing Every Day That Makes You Smarter Journal

This interactive journal includes 365 quotes and writing prompts to help your sister stretch her mind. It’s like a daily workout for her brain.

$ 98

Keurig K Mini Single Serve K Cup Pod Coffee Maker

This space-saving coffee maker brews multiple cup sizes in a snap. If your sister needs her daily jolt but doesn’t want to make a whole pot, she’ll love it.

$ 22.48

Games Adults Play: OK Boomer!

For the games night–loving sis, you can’t go wrong with a new trivia pick. From slang words to cartoon characters, this game puts the age gap of players to the test.

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Katie Dupuis is an award-winning writer and editor in Toronto, and mom to two daughters (Sophie and Juliette). She is also the managing director of Chick & Owl Design Co. When she's not working, she's baking, reading or watching too much TV.

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