Finding a gift for the person who has everything can be tricky. That’s why we’ve found a few awesome ideas to make that “hard-to-shop-for” person “hardly” a problem! These gifts will work nicely for a December birthday person. The gift ideas have been curated from a variety of places. When you click on on any of the various links below you will be redirected to places you may know like Beau-Coup a fantastic place for gifts, party favors, and party planning supplies. Swoozies is another one of our favorites because of the gift items.
Enjoy looking around. We hope that you find the perfect gift for a December birthday. If you need more ideas for gifts, feel free click on 40th Birthday Store. This link will take you to the store on our site that includes gifts as well as supplies for coordinating a 40th birthday celebration.
|Tartan Initial Mug – $16.95|
Ceramic mug features tartan initial which makes it a perfect touch for the holidays. Great for hot cocoa with friends and family.
Gift Tip: To tie this gift all together, you can usually find companion items like hot chocolate and marshmellows at places like Cost Plus and at your local grocery store. We love this combination because it is a birthday gift that is also a comfort gift. Pair this gift with a good hot cocoa mix like Ghiradelli Gourmet Hot Cocoa Variety Pack and Gourmet Marshmellow Chocolate Stirrers. These links will take you to Amazon if you can’t find the items locally.
|Personalized White Handkerchief Set – $39.95|
Nothing adds class to a suit better than our Personalized White Handkerchief Set. These pocket squares are made from 100% pure cotton and feature free personalization on each individual piece. With their crisp construction and classically edged trims, this hanky set will easily complete any man’s well-dressed look. FREE Personalization Set Includes: Three (3) square white handkerchiefs inside a complimentary, black gift box. Dimensions: 13.75″ L x 13.75″ W. Features: Three (3)white handkerchiefs made of 100% cotton and free personalization. Materials: 100% Cotton Care Instructions: Machine Wash Cold. Tumble Dry Low Heat. Embroidery Options: May be embroidered with a single block initial or three block initials (on each piece) at no additional cost See More Photos for additional views.
Gift Tip: One of our writers carries white handkerchiefs with him. He calls them his “happy crying towels “because there is always someone nearby at an event like a wedding or special 40th birthday celebration where the tears of joy begin to flow. He always has one or two extras to share. Enclose a note that says “these are hankys for your tears of joy”.
It’s a thoughtful gift to give. It can be personalized and is displayed nicely as a beautiful gift.
|Voluspa Birthday Cake Classic Textured Glass Candle – $29.95|
Birthday Cake: Vanilla Bean Icing, Fluffy Crème Cake, Rainbow Ball Sprinkles Filled with 6.5 oz of macaron flavor inspired COCOWAX, our Classic Candle is delicately sized for any space. The Macaron Collection glass is textured with a soft swirl pattern and colored to match the cookie that served as the fragrance and packaging inspiration.
Gift Tip: Pair this gift with a rich indulgent bath and body gel. A good one might be Philosophy’s Birthday Girl Gift Set. It includes the vanilla cake shower gel &bubble bath and also vanilla cake lip shine. The link will take you to Amazon where you can check the current price and availability.
|Bracelet Flask – $17.25|
You and your girls can party in style with our unique Bracelet Flasks. Coming in 3 vibrant colors, each bracelet flask holds up to 3.5 oz of your desired drink.
Gift Tip: Pair this gift with her favorite alcohol. Imagine if Samantha from Sex and the City had this flask. She would have been rockin’ it. We think that your birthday girl friend will too.
|Personalized Birthday Black Matte Flask – $25.99|
Our personalized birthday flasks are a lovely and practical gift. Features an impressive black matte finish the birthday boy or girl is sure to love.
Gift Tip: Aged to Perfection makes us think of a fantastic bottle of scotch or bourbon. Find a beautiful bottle from your local liquor store or grocery to pair it with the flask.
|Golf Shoe Bag – $29.99|
The sensible way to carry that extra pair of shoes for golf, working out, or bowling. The black personalized shoe bag is ideal for travelling as well. The black shoe bag features an end zipper for easy access and two pockets for storing essential accessories. A convenient handle makes carrying easy and ventilation keeps this personalized shoe bag fresh. Golf towel sold separately
Gift Tip: When you give this golf shoe bag, we recommend turning it into a “golf shoe bag gift basket.”
This is an easy one where you add the following golf related items such as golf balls, golf ball tee, ball marker and maybe even a golf towel. Add a $20 bill or a $50 bill so your birthday person has extra cash on hand for the beverage cart that makes it way around the course. Add colorful tissue paper and “voila”, you have created a fun 40th birthday gift basket for the golfer.
|Laurel Wreath Initial Cutting Board – $29.95|
The best gifts are personal and these wooden cutting boards feature a single script initial inside a laurel wreath. Wooden cutting boards can be used for any home party, it also makes the perfect house warming gift. It’s a great gift that everyone needs with the Swoozie’s personal touch!
|Crown Bookmark – $9.90|
This regal crown bookmark favor is perfect for a sweet 16 birthday party or quinceanera. Each tassel-topped metal bookmark is shaped like a crown complete with intricate, jewel-shaped cutouts and fleur-de-lis design. Arrives packaged in a clear-topped box with a silver base and an embossed rose design. A white satin ribbon and ‘For You’ tag are included.
Gift Tip: This is an easy gift to provide because you simply combine a book they would love to read.
|Happy Birthday to You Sprinkle Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Jar – $12.95|
On each jar of these delicious cookies, you’ll find a Swoozie’s exclusive design of “Happy Birthday to You” surround by rainbow sprinkles. Not be outdone, inside the jar you’ll find these homemade cookies are loaded with love. For 30 years, Nammy made delicious bits for eleven grandchildren for birthdays, holidays or just because. Great gifts for co-workers, friends, and lovers, they won’t be able to resist Nam’s Bits!
Gift Tip: This is a great gift for the treat lover, but we especially like this one for someone we may not know very well but when we do need to provide a gift. What comes to mind is a co-worker’s 40th birthday. It’s kind and thoughtful, but not overdone. If you wanted to bump it up a little bit, you could pair it with something like a Starbucks Gift Card for a coffee break.
|Scout Preppermint Spirit Chillah – $15.00|
Arrive in style (and chilled) with this insulated wine bag. It makes a great gift (just don’t forget the bottle that goes in it at home).
Gift Tip: Love, love, love this! For our girl friends that love their chilled white wine, this is a very cute gift to give. Of course, the simplest way to pair this gift is to combine it with a bottle of wine. The other thing that you could do is buy a gift card for a place like Total Wine, BevMo, or a local grocery store. Wrap the gift card in tissue paper and enclose inside. Birthday gift shopping that is quick and easy.
|Harper + Ari Exfoliating Sugar Cube Discovery Box – $12.95|
It’s dessert for your skin with these this great gift box of exfoliating sugar cubes by Harper + Ari. Inside are 6 cubes: 1 apricot, 1 blue raspberry, 1 coconut, 1 lemon, and 1 tangerine. Perfectly sized for individual use, you only need one cube to exfoliate and nourish your entire body. Each sugar cube is paraben, sulfate and cruelty free. Use twice a week or whenever you need a little extra pampering.To use take a single cube with you in the shower or bath and gently massage over wet skin. Try breaking the cube up in your hands first with a little water and concentrate on any rough patches.
|Personalized Birthday Golf Ball – $69.84|
How else can an avid golfers properly celebrate their birthday and their love of the sport? Personalized birthday golf balls are the classic golfer’s favor.
Gift Tip: You can never go wrong with golf balls for your golfing friend. But personalizing the golf balls makes it extra special. We love this gift as is and it also makes a great favor to provide your guest during a 40th birthday golf outing.
|Personalized Golf Towels – $30.98|
Cotton terry cloth golf towels embroidered with up to 3 initials for retirement or corporate gifts.
Gift Tip: This is another great for a golfer. It can easily be paired with any other favorite golf accessories.
|Hot Pink Golf Towel – $18.00|
All golfers love receiving golf-related accessories especially this hot pink golf towel that is will stand out on the course. Made from 100% cotton this golf towel also includes a convenient silver clip for hanging. Add that extra touch by personalizing starting at only $10.00.
|Personalized 17 oz. Moscow Mule Mug – $39.95|
Whether this mug is a gift or being added to your home entertaining collection. The beauty of 100% copper shines through. Enjoy hot chocolate, a summer cocktail, or Sarsaparilla in the pure copper mug personalized with a single block initial. As a bonus, this mug comes with its own polishing cloth to help you preserve its beauty and luster.
Gift Tip: For the vodka lover, wrap this copper cup with their favorite bottle of vodka.
|kate spade new york confetti dot thank you card set – $20.00|
saying thank you with confetti has never been easier. with this set of 10 cards and matching envelopes from kate spade new york, you’re able to send your messages of gratitude the old fashioned way.
Gift Tip: We love pairing this rotating stamp with thank you notes or general note cards. A Kate Spade gift is always appreciated and this pairing is a natural fit.
|kate spade new york navy stripe thank you notecard set – $20.00|
kind words and little acts of love call for handwritten notes on kate spade new york’s pretty stationery. this sophisticated navy thank you card set lets you show your gratitude whether sending from near or far.
Gift Tip: Here is alternative thank you note card that could be paired with the rotating stamp above.
|kate spade new york navy stripe thermal mug – $18.00|
whether you fancy hot or iced coffee, take it to-go in this kate spade new york blossom printed mug. the bpa-, phthalate-, and lead-free construction means you can sip and savor safely.
Gift Tip: Pair this mug with their favorite coffee gift card or bag of coffee beans. This is another great gift for the coffee drinker. This is also another great gift to give to a co-worker.
|Ice Cream Cone Chocolate Cake Pop – $49.32|
We scream for ice cream… cone chocolate cake pops! These miniature treats are made with real sugar cones, filled with chocolate cake, and topped with frosting and sprinkles.
Treat your friends or guests to these cute birthday cake pops for the birthday event. It can be a party, small get-together or buy a bunch of these to simply give to your friends to celebrate your own birthday.
Gift Tip: Yes, yes, yes! This does scream for ice cream. This is great gift to give as is; but if you wish to step it up a bit, combine it with their favorite ice cream or gift card to an ice cream shoppe.
|Cheers Bottle Stopper – $36.84|
Raise your glass to the party of the year – yours! Gold tone Cheers bottle stopper is a fitting favor for fun occasions. Made from metal with rubber gasket, arrives gift wrapped with a bow. Order today.
This classic Cheers wine bottle stopper is a fun, cheery gift to give to someone for a December milestone birthday.
Gift Tip: Combine this gift with their favorite bottle of wine. Do you want to them to be able to celebrate their milestone birthday all year long for the next year? Choose a gift to a wine of the month club. Wrap the bottle stopper gift with a note saying: “Use this bottle stopper to celebrate your 40th birthday all year long next year. You will be receiving a bottle of wine each month to make turning 40 lots of fun thoughout the year. To You – Cheers!
|Grill and Golf Bbq Tool Set – $42.37|
These grill and golf bbq tool sets are the perfect marriage of two great hobbies, golf and grilling. Makes the perfect graduation gift or even a great birthday gift.
Here’s a tremendous 40th birthday gift for a guy or gal golfer turning 40. The golf bag holds all of the necessary and favorite BBQ tools for grilling a hearty meal after playing a round of golf.
Gift Tip: There are so many ways to give this gift. First, it is excellent gift to simply give on it’s own. Second, it could be paired with a gift certificate for a golf lesson with a PGA pro. Or, combine it with a Chicago Steak Company’s Steak Gift Club. You can give the gift that keeps giving all year long. Send monthly or bi-monthly perfectly aged steaks to extend their milestone birthday all year long. No matter how you give this gift, you will be remembered every time something is sizzling on the grill.