This Easter you don’t have to give the gift of chocolate. In fact, there are loads of quirky, creative and sentimental presents you can give that will bring a smile to someone’s face. Not only will they last longer than chocolate Easter bunnies or eggs, but they’ll be more appreciated by those who don’t like, or want, chocolate these holidays.
To help you pick out the perfect gift, we’ve compiled a list of 8 of our favourite items. Enjoy!
1. Easter Candle Egg
Available from: Etsy – $8.73
Forget about chocolate Easter eggs, because these handmade gold painted candles are the perfect alternative and come in at roughly the same price. Available in various colours, they’re a gift that won’t be devoured in one gulp!
2. Hot Cross Buns Flavoured Syrup
Available from: Not On The High Street – $12.23
Now you can have the taste of hot cross buns all year round! This handmade syrup is a great way to add some Easter flavour to your coffee and can also be enjoyed over porridge, pancakes, ice cream and waffles. It really is the gift that keeps on giving.
3. Easter Bunny Ears Pendant
Available from: Etsy – $32
Nearly every woman loves receiving jewellery, adult or child, so why not surprise that special someone this Easter with this adorable handmade bunny ears pendant. Measuring 2cm in length and 1.5cm in width, it comes complete with a natural copper chain and hand crafted clasp.
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4. Personalised Easter Sack
Available from: Not On The High Street – $20.39
These holidays make someone’s Easter egg-stra special with one of these personalised hessian Easter sacks. They’re great for the kids to stash their egg-hunt booty in and will have the adults smiling, too. Medium or large sacks are available with print colours in blue, pink and grey.
5. Car Play Mat T-Shirt
Available from: Etsy – $29.55
This is the perfect father, son gift that both will enjoy! It’s a play-mat for the littlies and a massage station for Dad – what more could you want in a gift?
6. Personalised Hand Bag Bunny Mirror
Available from: Not On The High Street – $16.31
These cute handbag mirrors make for lovely Easter bunny gifts! Each mirror is embroided on the back with a bunny using vintage and recycled fabrics and you can opt to include a personalised message of up to 50 characters on the woolen pouch.
7. Good Egg Funny Mug
Available from: Etsy – $14.78
What’s better than the gift of telling someone they’re a “good egg”? The mug is microwave and dishwasher safe and the ink is heat-set. You can also create you’re own unique design if you’d like to add an extra something special.
8. Stainless Steel & Leather Hip Flask
Available from: Etsy – $26.87
This stainless steel bunny flask is a thoughtful gift that won’t break the bank. The design is etched for a long-lasting effect and the leather sleeve that accompanies it is hand dyed. You can also personalise the sleeve with initials or a name of your choice using the various font types available.
Images via Shutterstock, Etsy and Not On The High Street