Nothing says “I was thinking of you well in advance” like a personalized gift. We’ve rounded up just-for-you tokens appropriate for kids, moms, BFFs, and even people you don’t know that well. Find jewelry, home items, even sneakers that can be customized at surprisingly affordable rates below.

Leather iPad Sleeve

This Italian-leather pouch, which is made here in the U.S., is sized for iPads (both mini and regular) and is sleek enough to work as a clutch. The pebbled leather comes in blush (pictured), wine, ecru, black, and cool grey, all with an elegant gold-pin closure.

Monogrammed Cutting Board

This monogrammed cutting board is the perfect catchall gift for anyone on your list who you don’t know superwell but who you do know enjoys spending time in the kitchen. It’s available in walnut, maple, or beech wood with one, two, or three letters engraved. Made to order in two weeks.

Handwriting Necklace

Have your handwriting, or a loved one’s, translated into a sterling silver or gold-plated silver necklace. You can write up to five words and have three size options: dainty, medium, and large, with seven chain-length options from 14 to 24 inches.

Monogrammed Shirt

It only costs ten bucks to monogram something at J.Crew, whether it’s a T-shirt, jean jacket, even bikini bottoms! A white button-up is classic, but your three letters don’t have to be standard-issue initials: Have fun with three-letter words, airport codes, or acronyms. Lettering options include the ¼-inch block style we selected here as well as a ½-inch diamond insignia style and can be placed above the heart or inside the sleeve, with 18 thread-color choices.

Morse Code Cuff

A subtle dash (and dot) of personalization for the minimalist on your list. The sleek geometric punctures in this thin gold cuff correspond to single alphabet letters. It’s perfect on its own or cute in a pair as first and last initials.

Custom Sneakers

Create — or give the opportunity to make — a pair of one-of-a-kind sneakers, available in unisex styles for adults, kids, even toddlers. Pick from a rainbow of fabric colors including the iconic checkerboard pattern, modern florals, and two exclusive, limited-edition Disney prints.

Personalized Kid’s Jump Rope

These nine-foot-long jump ropes have engraveable wood handles with room for up to two lines of text. They come in blue, green, yellow, or red, which should cover most kids’ favorite colors.

Custom Ring Dish

These handmade, hexagonal ring dishes can be ordered with quotes (like the one shown) or customized with initials, names, and dates. One-of-a-kind orders need to be in by December 12th to be delivered in time for Christmas.

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