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35 Thoughtful Christmas Gifts For All Your Favorite Neighbors

Updated on July 6, 2021 Updated on Jul 6, 2021
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    Checking your mail while you’re on vacation, lending you a cup of sugar, and keeping your spare key, so you don’t get locked out. Good neighbors are something to cherish. Whether they’re next door, above, below, or down the block, you can show your appreciation for all they do for you with these 35 Christmas gifts for neighbors, whether they’re women, men, or your favorite neighborhood kiddos.

  1. Succulent Pots
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    These six ceramic pots are perfect for succulents, air plants, or ferns. Each pot has a drainage hole in the bottom. The plants are not included, but you can order them here. These are great if you need Christmas gifts for several neighbors. 

  3. Candle 
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    It can be hard coming up with gift ideas for a neighbor you don’t know very well, but a candle is a popular gift with almost everyone. The scent mixes vanilla, sandalwood, and amber, a pleasant, warm fragrance for the cold winter months! The soy candle comes in a gift box ready for gifting. 

  5. Ornament
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    Maybe give them this gift a few days before Christmas time so they can enjoy it before the tree comes down for the year! This ornament will show your appreciation for a neighbor you might not be super close with but who is a good neighbor nonetheless! The ornament is ceramic porcelain and includes the gold cord for hanging and a gift box. 

  7. Traveling Neighborhood Plate
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    This is one of the most unique and sweet neighbor gift ideas we’ve ever come across! This is a traveling neighborhood plate. You give it to a neighbor, covered in treats for them to enjoy. They then pass it on to the next neighbor and so on. It’s a moveable feast bringing happiness wherever it goes.  The plate is made of ceramic and measures 10-inches across. 

  9. Around The World Coffee And Chocolate Sampler
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    Travel the world from the comfort of your kitchen. The ultimate tour of the world’s top coffee-producing regions, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Colombia, Panama, Brazil, and Kona. Experience chocolaty Latin American coffees, fruit-forward African roasts, earthy Sumatran blends, and everything in between. Bean Box handpicks coffees grown on the world’s finest estates and roasted to perfection by Seattle roasters like Fundamental, Slate, and Vita.

  11. Flame-Free Candles
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    Candles always make a lovely gift but might not be ideal for homes with young children or pets. Those homes can still have nice candlelight with these flameless candles. They run on 2 AA batteries (not included) and include a timer that can be set to 2, 4, or 6 hours. The candles are also great for blackouts as they provide light but pose no risk of fire. The candles are also nice for outdoor gatherings. 

  13. Hummingbird Houses 
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    If you’ve ever wondered what a hummingbird’s house looked like, these are it! The homes are 100% eco-friendly, handwoven from hibiscus grass. The houses can be hung from the hemp rope loop from a branch, vine, or fence. The tiny houses can also be used inside as part of home decor. 

  15. Storm Glass
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    Everyone has that one neighbor for whom weather is almost a hobby. They’ll love this storm glass. The liquid in the glass looks different depending on the weather; for example, clear liquid means clear weather, cloudy liquid means clouds and precipitation, small dots in the liquid means fog. 

  17. Hand Soap
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    These beautiful hand soaps smell as good as they look! The scents are lavender, sweet orange, lemon verbena, and olive, and thyme. The set comes in a pretty gift box, and if you have more than one neighbor gift to buy, you can split them up for an inexpensive gift. 

  19. Reusable Shopping Bags
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    These reusable bags are stylish and sturdy! Made of heavy cotton canvas, the handles are leather. The bags can hold up to 25 pounds each, and the flat bottoms help ensure items inside don’t get crushed. The set includes a bonus drawstring bag. These bags are great for food shopping and can be used as beach or gym bags too. 

  21. Chocolate Covered Pretzels
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    Food gifts make a great Christmas neighbor gift, and these pretzels will show what a good neighbor you are! This bag contains 6.5 ounces of milk chocolate-covered pretzels, the perfect mix of sweet and salty. The pretzels are also available covered in dark chocolate. 

  23. Wind Chimes
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    If your favorite neighbor is right next door, this is a gift for you too! These wind chimes have been tuned, so they’re much more melodic than many of the others on the market. The chimes are composed of six 30-inch rust-proof aluminum tubes. The larger tubes make for softer, more gentle tones. 

  25. Vase
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    A vase makes an excellent holiday gift because every house should have at least one, and you can never have too many! This vase is ideal for a minimalist neighbor, very sleek and elegant. The vase is made of ceramic and measures about 6 inches high. You can choose from several colors. Sometimes simple gifts are the best! 

  27. Wine Rack
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    Many neighbors have become friends over shared glasses of wine. If your neighbor is your wine buddy, this wine rack will be a welcome gift. The frame is made of iron and requires no assembly. The stand can hold up to nine standard-sized bottles of their favorite wines. 

  29. Tea Towels
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    Christmas gift ideas don’t have to have a Christmas theme! These tea towels can be used throughout the holiday season as snowmen and polka dots aren’t symbolic of Christmas. Made of 100% cotton, the towels measure 16 x 26 inches.

  31. Funny Oven Mitt
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    Sometimes you’re lucky enough to have a neighbor who is such a good cook that you have to wear your eating pants when you’re invited for dinner! This is the oven mitt for them! The glove is machine washable, made of 100% cotton, and has extra quilted insulation to protect the hands from heat. 

  33. Cheeseboard
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    Cheeseboards are perfect for an impromptu neighbor’s gathering. This board includes everything needed for casual entertaining, including several cheese knives for serving. The board is made of bamboo, and all of the accessories fit neatly in the swivel drawer when not in use. 

  35. BBQ Set
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    Fire up the grill! This stainless steel bbq set has all of the essentials they’ll need to get dinner from the grill to the table. The set is dishwasher-safe and includes a handy carrying case for storage or taking the show on the road. 

  37. Playing Cards 
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    Class up the neighborhood poker night with these fancy playing cards! The cards are coated in 24K gold foil, making them not only swanky but durable and waterproof should you spill your gold flake Martini on the card table. It’s a standard deck of playing cards, and they come in a beautiful mahogany box. 

  39. Gingerbread Man Sugar Scrub
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    Look how cute! These are sugar scrub bars made to look like a gingerbread man Christmas cookie! The bars are made with organic cane sugar and shea butter, are scented with essential oils and are colored with mica. Each jar comes with six scrub bars. 

  41. Beauty Gift Set
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    Burt’s Bees makes excellent skincare products. This set includes some of the company’s best-loved products; cleansing cream, hand salve, body lotion, foot cream, and lip balm. Each product is travel-sized, so the set makes a great gift for a neighbor who loves to travel. 

  43. Magnetic Wristband
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    If you have a neighbor who bought a fixer-upper or loves DIY projects, they’ll get tons of use from this gift. This is a magnetic bracelet that can hold nails, screws, nuts, and bolts, and other small metal objects that they’re using for the project. It even makes small tasks like hanging a picture or painting easier. 

  45. Hot Cocoa Gift Set
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    Nothing says “holiday season” more than hot chocolate! This cute gift box includes six hot cocoa flavors, including toasted marshmallows, peppermint, and salted caramel. Just add six ounces of hot water or milk, stir, and serve! 

  47. Personalized Coffee Mug
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    A personalized gift is always a nice touch. The recipient knows it was chosen especially for them. This ceramic mug can be customized in several ways; the size, the color, the name, and the design. You can also choose to include a matching coaster and gift box.

  49. Going Away Coffee Mug
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    Sadly sometimes, our favorite neighbor moves away. But they probably won’t get as lucky with their next neighbors! Send them off and wish them well with this funny coffee mug. The mug is made of ceramic, dishwasher, and microwave safe and available in 11 or 15-ounce sizes. 

  51. Coaster Set
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    Useful gifts can be beautiful, as these coasters prove! There are eight hand-braided cotton coasters in neutral colors, perfect if you need a gift for new neighbors whose decor you’ve not yet seen. The coasters are housed in a pretty seagrass basket. 

  53. Spoon Rest
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    Santa himself couldn’t do better! This beautiful ceramic spoon rest is a thoughtful gift for cooks and non-cooks alike. If not used as a spoon, rest on the stovetop; it’s large enough to be used as a catch-all trinket dish or a jewelry dish. 

  55. Mason Jar Measuring Spoons
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    I love Mason Jar gifts; I think because they remind me of summer. And because those warm summer days seem so far away during the chilly holiday season, these measuring spoons will remind them of warmer days to come! These ceramic measuring spoons make a practical gift that is also beautiful. The set includes one tablespoon, one teaspoon, 1/2 teaspoon, and 1/4 teaspoon. 

  57. Pocket Magnifying Glass 
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    If you have an elderly neighbor, this is a thoughtful gift. It’s a pocket magnifying glass with a light, so it’s perfect for instances like reading a menu in a dimly lit restaurant or reading the small print on pill bottles or food packages. The glass is small and lightweight, fitting easily into a purse or pocket. 

  59. Cranberry Biscotti
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    Why give the same old Christmas cookies when you can give a more creative gift like these cranberry biscotti? The package contains 27 biscotti, made in Italy and suitable for vegans. Maybe you’ll get lucky, and your neighbor will invite you over to share! 

  61. Garden Stepping Stone
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    A stepping stone is always a pretty addition to a garden, and this one celebrates friends! The stone is made from polyresin, and the phrase is carved and painted into it. The stone can be placed outside or hung up as a wall plaque. 

  63. Multi-Tool
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    This tool is about the size of a credit card, so small enough to fit into a wallet, but it does a lot! The device is 40 in 1; it’s a box opener, a bottle opener, a wrench, a screwdriver, a prybar, a measuring tool, a can opener, and more! Unlike many similar tools, all of the edges on this one are smooth so that it won’t cut or snag a pocket or wallet. 

  65. Jewelry Dish
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    A catchall dish is an excellent go-to gift because it has so many uses. The plate can hold jewelry, keys, phones, change, cash, bars of soap. Really any small items you want to keep in one spot. This dish is made of ceramic and has a neutral finish to fit in with any decor. 

  67. Ring Toss Game
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    Are your favorite neighbors the kids next door? This ring-toss game will make a fun Christmas gift for the whole family. The game can be set up quickly and played inside or outdoors, so it’s perfect for those cold or rainy days when everyone is stuck inside. The game is a fun gift for all ages. 

  69. DIY Christmas Ornament Set
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    This DIY Christmas ornament kit is the perfect gift for neighborhood kids. It will give them a fun project to do over the break and let them make their own Christmas gifts to give away to family and friends! The kit includes 50 wooden ornaments in ten shapes, markers, twine, and jingle bells. Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like jingle bells! The wooden shapes can be used as ornaments or gift tags that can be attached to the wrapping paper on gifts.