Quirky Dessert Jars To Cosy Lamps: These Brands Will Take Care Of All Your Gifting Woes

Are you tired of gifting the usual boring stuff to your friends and family? These enterprising artists are offering some rather unique handmade gifting solutions perfect for all kinds of occasions.

Dessert Palette

Dessert Palette offers eggless DIY dessert jars that make for a perfect gift to surprise your baker friend. Its one-of-a-kind DIY mason jars contain eggless pre mixes of cookies, brownies and hot chocolate with instruction guides that makes it super easy to bake. Our picks — 5-Star Brownie and Strawberry Hot chocolate. They deliver pan India.

ThiS AnD ThaT

As the names suggests, ThiS AnD ThaT offers a variety of handmade products that make for valuable gifts. For instance, their collection of lamps that include floor, table and corner lamps come in a host of shapes and sizes, replete with different kinds of ethnic prints. These make perfect gifts for a friend with a fetish for quirky home décor products. Pick up a set of smart travelling pouches or toilets kits for a friend who is always on the move. Their batuas are contemporary, chic and can be paired with any ethnic or fusion wear. Gift one to your fashion-forward friend and watch them grin ear-to-ear.

Bee Craftsy

Bee Craftsy is on a mission to bring the lost creativity back into gifting. Their handcrafted awesomeness includes travel journals, scrapbooks, memory keepers, baby albums, birthday explosion boxes and more. Bee Craftsy also does customised handmade invites and party favours for all occasions. Our picks – travel journal and baby record book.

Pink Sakura

Pink Sakura makes incredibly good-looking home décor products. These make for perfect house-warming gifts or creative gifts for almost any occasion. Think decoupaged floral vintage bottles and jars that can be used as vases or stand-alone showpieces. Their beautiful handmade 12 ft string of lights can jazz up any dull corner of the house in a matter of seconds. Our pick – hand painted tea light candle holders.

Rare Planet

Rare Planet is all about Indian handicrafts. They work closely with local craftsmen turning simple everyday products such as kulhars and kettles into works of art. Once you hit up their website, you will be spoilt for choice. From terracotta, ceramics and aluminium to hybrid leather products like wallets made with leather and cane to painted kulhars, the range is mind-boggling. Have a friend who is fond of earthy yet hatke things, then pick up anything from Rare Planet’s collection of feisty and artistically brilliant handmade products. Our pick – Calcutta-themed hand-doodled kettles.


Is your BFF re-doping their kitchen, living room or bedroom? Then gift them quirky home decor and kitchen accessories from Decohub. From wooden trays and lamps to lanterns, diffusers and brass décor pieces, Decohub has it all. We love the adorable-looking tray in the shape of a thela. Watch out for the Buddha Diffusers made using ceramic and kettles made of aluminium and hand-painted by underprivileged women using non-toxic acrylic paint. Check out the Himalayan Rock Salt Lamp, different kinds of lanterns (Afghani, Moroccan and European), glass jars and tea light holders. Buy the fire lantern if you want to add a vintage look to your home.

Mukh By Etcetraz

Mukh is a digital portrait studio which specialises in paintings, cartoons and caricatures. Mukh does digitally drawn handmade portrait painting that you can get in the form of soft or hard copies, canvas rolls and framed paintings. Want a black and white photograph in colour or your cartoon to be seated on the Iron Throne or a portrait of your child in a Superman costume? Mukh can effortlessly do that for you.