30 of the Best Thank You Gifts to Help Express Your Gratitude

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Maybe a coworker went the extra mile to help you out with a project or a friend finally invited you over for a long overdue glass of wine and home-cooked meal. Or did someone close to you send you something meaningful and you’re looking to return the favor? Regardless, chances are you want to show your gratitude and while a thank you note is always appreciated, taking it a step further with a gift you know they’re going to love is never a bad move.

From a luxurious set of jammies and a satin sleep eye mask to a donut box with a sweet message for your foodie BFF, read on for 30 killer thank you gift ideas that will have the recipient thanking you.

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sleeper pajamas
Saks Fifth Avenue

1. sleeper Party Faux Feather 2-piece Pajama Set

If she’s a bougie fashionista she’s never going to want to take this baby off.

byredo candle

2. byredo Candle

We firmly support the belief that you can never have too many candles. Add this to her collection and her home will smell that much sweeter.

assouline coffee table book

3. assouline Palm Beach Coffee Table Book

Brighten up their coffee table with an eclectic book about their fave travel spot.

monica vinader gold bracelet

4. monica Vinader Engravable Havana Friendship

We found you and your BFF’s next friendship bracelet. Have it engraved with their initials for an added personal touch.

rose quartz gua sha

5. angela Caglia Rose Quartz Gua Sha

Let her pamper herself with a rose quartz gua sha tool that makes the perfect addition to her skincare routine.

brightland vinegar

6. brightland Essential Capsule

Help your friend spice up mealtime with an array of Brightland’s best selling vinegars—they’ll want to use it for every dish they cook.

ugg slippers
Saks Fifth Avenue

7. ugg Oh Fluffita Sheepskin Sandals

Cozy and cute slippers her and her feet will thank you for.

diptyque fragrances

8. diptyque Do Son Eau De Toilette & Hair Mist Set

A floral fragrance that has notes of tuberose, orange blossoms and jasmine, this perfume and hair mist combo is going to become your pal’s most used scent.

twisted candles
Uncommon Goods

9. lex Pott Spiral Twist Candles

Her Pinterest board is probably full of these trendy, artfully designed candles.

positive planner
Uncommon Goods

10. the Positive Planner

A sweet sentiment for the friend that’s always by your side to help you work through whatever life throws your way.

throw blanket
Uncommon Goods

11. very Big Hug Throw Blanket

A thank you gift that they can literally cuddle up with. You can’t go wrong here.

slip sleep eye mask

12. slip Pure Silk Sleep Mask

Nothing is better than giving someone the gift of a good night’s sleep.

apotheke candle diffuser set

13. apotheke Candle & Diffuser Set

A gold wick trimmer and iridescent jars makes this the prettiest diffuser and candle set we’ve ever laid our eyes on.

optimist botanicals
Optimist Botanicals

14. optimist Botanicals

Make cocktail hour extra yummy and send them one of Optimist Botanicals specially distilled spirits that are alcohol-free. If fruity flavors aren’t their vibe, the brand’s Fresh option that is herby and light or the Smokey variation that’s spicy and bittersweet should fit the bill.

zodiac sign wall print

15. deny Designs Aquarius Persimmon Framed Wall Art

There’s always one person in the friend group that’s an astrology guru of sorts. When it comes time to show them your appreciation, this zodiac sign wall print is will make them smile.

bar kit

16. be Home Mosaic 3-piece Bar Tool Set

This set’s mother of pearl handles makes this a super chic addition to her bar cart.

you da bomb cupcake

17. angel Food Bakery You Da Bomb Donuts

A drool-worthy thank you that they’ll want to eat in one sitting—this box comes with some of Angel Food Bakery’s most popular flavors: You Want Samoa This, chocolate with sprinkles, Saturday Morning Cartoons, vanilla with sprinkles, orange blossom, and raspberry chocolate chip.

self cleaning water bottle

18. larq Self Cleaning Water Bottle

A water bottle that’s not only stylish but cleans itself? We consider that a can’t-miss purchase.

usual wines mixed pack1
Usual Wines

19. usual Wines Mixed Pack

Get boozy with it and choose six bottles of the white, red or sparkling variety for an assortment your wine-loving friend is going to love sipping on.

glossier kit

20. glossier The Skincare Edit Set

Your skincare-obsessed pal is going to go gaga for this mini set that has all the essentials: Glossier’s iconic Milk Jelly Cleanser, Super Bounce Serum, Priming Moisturizer, Balm Dotcom and Futuredew oil. The added velvet headband is just the cherry on top.

interstellar poster
Uncommon Goods

21. interstellar Travel Poster

Ideal for that buddy of yours that’s super into NASA and all those sci-fi movies.

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Milk Bar

22. milk Bar The Happy Pack

This pack is stocked with three chocolate, strawberry shortcake and birthday truffles, plus three strawberry shortcake caramel snaps for all the gooey and crunchy goodness.

Buy it ($62)

kissing mugs
Uncommon Goods

23. the Kissing Mugs

Got someone that’s engaged, head-over-heels in love, or just has an appreciation for cute AF pottery? Then this is for them.

face rollers
Uncommon Goods

24. gemstone Facial Rollers

She’s going to love using this to help rub in serums and moisturizers.

letter vase
Uncommon Goods

25. the Alphabet Vase

It can be difficult to gift someone home decor they’ll like, but these initial vases are so simple and pretty they’ll match with your friend’s furniture regardless of their aesthetic.

glasses set

26. jupiter Set Of 6 Highball Glasses

This set of gorgeous glasses will upgrade anyone’s kitchen.

nevertheless she persisted puzzle
Uncommon Goods

27. nevertheless She Persisted Puzzle

Showcasing female icons like Angela Davis, Amelia Earhart and RGB, this is pretty much guaranteed to become their next favorite quarantine project.

bala weights

28. bala Set Of Two Weighted Bangles

The perfect buy for that friend that’s on their fitness grind, but still likes the workout sets and equipment to be cute as heck.

the sill pot plant copy
The Sill

29. the Sill Plant And Pot

Sure, a thank you flower bouquet gets the message across, but a pretty plant in a minimalist pot that won’t die in a week? Much better. Make it extra special with a message pop to further express your gratitude.

bouqs plant

30. bouqs Eye Adore You Arrangement

Or, send them this arrangement in the cutest planter we’ve ever seen.

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Anna Smutny covered a range of beats, from fashion and beauty verticals to home decor (and everything else in between) for PureWow from 2021-2022. With a background in wedding and...