The Quirky Gifts Blog

It’s awfully easy to stress yourself out about the way your house looks, from cleanliness to decor, and one of the more challenging spaces can be your children’s rooms. You want them to be functional (read: easy to clean) but still look cool, both for them and anyone else who hangs out there. The best way to solve both problems is to keep decor simple, but super fun, unique, and cool. Check out some of these great options for new ideas: Animals If you have a kiddo that’s into animals, there are plenty of great gifts, from the Blue Dachsund Shelf Decor to the Nightlight Woodlands Bunny or the Penguin Bank. It doesn’t stop there: sharks, bears, cats–you can find any number of perfect choices for your child. Nature Create your very own nature scene right in your child’s room!..

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There’s something wonderful about coming home, curling up on the couch with your favorite book or starting a movie, a soft pillow supporting you as you slip away into a fantasy… Oh, c’mon, even if all you do is fall asleep five minutes later, you know that pillow is where it’s at. Most of the time you set it out to look nice for your friends, but when it’s there you’re definitely going to use it. And you should!  Surya Decorative Pillows If you’re looking for something that fits on all levels: looks both trendy and classic, elegant and fun, you’ll find it in these pillows. From the Life Is Beautiful typographic pillow pictured above to the Bright Sunflower or Halo designs, you can find one that fits your home perfectly. Hipster Throw Pillow If funny, tongue-in-cheek humor is your..

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So your house probably isn’t on the cover of a magazine, but that doesn’t mean you can’t impress your friends and family this holiday season with your decorating sense. Don’t stress yourself out, though–there are quick, easy ways to make it look like you suddenly became a designer. Lights! Old-Fashioned or Soft Light Lamps A little less crafty, a little more clever for this trick. You can set the mood with lights by switching out some lamps or even just light bulbs. If you can find some, pick up some old-fashioned looking lamps. You can find these as candle holders that you light with a small votive-sized candle or the electric, fire-free kind. Switch out your lamps for a few of these and suddenly your house feels more festive. Ta-da. Can’t find old-fashioned lamps or just don’t want to go through that..

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Thanksgiving is coming! There’s just enough time to get the house clean, the groceries bought, and the table decorated–but don’t just throw a tablecloth on there and be done. There’s a few super easy things you can try to make your house look festive and all of your friends swear you’re the best host or hostess they know! Make It a Message You know that classic moment when everyone goes around the table and says what they’re thankful for? Sometimes it can be a little uncomfortable and it’s definitely been done. Share the spirit in a new way: create a thankfulness tree or board. Put out a small tree, corkboard, or picture holder and a stack of small note papers. If you’re feeling really crafty, cut them into leaf shapes! Invite your friends and family to write something they’re thankful for..

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With the holidays right around the corner and a slew of family and friends sure to be stopping in, you’ve likely started the hurry-clean-the-house game. There are a lot better games to play, so it’s best to make this one as short as possible. Of course, having a few organizing hacks up your sleeve can help make things move way faster. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with a few fast tips for every room in your home starting with… The Living Room Create a landing pad to contain the mess. At the end of the day, you walk in the door with an armload of things. Mail, maybe a bag or purse, an umbrella if it’s been raining or your favorite sunglasses–where do you normally drop them? Contain some of that mess by creating a space just for things you drop..

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Any salesman can tell you that his products are the best. That’s why you ask the people around you for suggestions when you’re considering buying or trying something new, right? Getting real opinions from customers is super important. Check out these comments from real KarmaKiss customers, and check out the products for yourself in the links below! Ceramic Robot Vase It’s a unique choice all the way around–there aren’t too many Ceramic Robot Vases running around out there. Don’t worry about him hacking your system; this particular robot prefers to display your favorite plants on the top of his head. Candy Bar Pens If you’ve ever fallen victim to Disappearing Pens–you know, the way your pens somehow magically vanish off of your desk all the time–the Candy Bar Pen Set fixes the problem in an awfully cute way. These pens look like candy and it’s..

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to shop for something sweet for your sweetheart. A gift doesn’t have to be pricey or flashy — it just has to have a little heart and speak to the both of you. No matter what kind of man he is or what he’s into, here are 10 Valentine’s Day gifts he’s sure to love: Whip up a Manhattan, Martini, or another manly drink with the BAR10DER Cocktail Spinner. Get crafty with cocktails by adding ingredients, spinning, and immediately serving the ultimate mixed drink. For the paleontologist in your life, or anyone who loves dinosaurs, this handsome Brontosaurus Shelf Decor is a great conversation starter and home accoutrement. The level of detail in this amazing piece brings it from extinct to exciting! In love with an outdoorsman? Or does your partner..

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“Think Small” was one of the world’s most famous advertisements for the Volkswagen Beetle. But you don’t need to think small here — you have to think “roomy.” With these Monster Factory VW Wash Bags, it’s time to send yourself back to the Mad Men era without sacrificing any space while you travel. Instead, you can enjoy the aesthetics of the 1960s with one of these easy-to-use bags. Officially licensed, design approved, and endorsed by Volkswagen, these fashionable bags keep everything you could want or need while traveling handy at a moment’s notice. The Monster Factory Wash Bag VW Beetle is comes in a vibrant orange color, whereas the VW Camper Van wash bags feature either a beautifully bright blue or bold cherry red design. Check out the attention to detail — from the sheen on the tires to the..

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November 26th is National Cake Day and we’re ready to celebrate! Falling on the day before Thanksgiving this year, it’s a perfect way to enjoy some fluffy cake before pies take over the holiday scene. But where did Cake Day come from? Cake dates actually go back to Ancient Greece and Ancient Egypt, so the idea of celebrating a day with cake is thousands of years old! The first cakes were not like the ones we enjoy today. They were rather flat and heavy and often just reserved for the Gods to enjoy. Since then,we’ve come a long way in enjoying cake in more simple every day settings. In fact, boxed cake came about in the Great Depression, when It was cheaper to make pre-made mix instead of buying all separate ingredients! Celebrating Cake Day? We’re right there with ou!..

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Today is Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day! What’s this special occasion, you ask? Why, it’s a day to celebrate everything that makes you unique. What do you personally excel at? What secret expertise do you possess? Find out fun ways to celebrate your unique talent! Make a fancy drink: Perhaps your unique talent is whipping up a mean martini? The BAR10DER Cocktail Spinner will let you create all kinds of concoctions. Add your favorite ingredients, spin, and serve your perfectly mixed drink! Be a great aunt or uncle: Your little niece or nephew adores you. Maybe it’s because you bring them such awesome gifts? Keep up the tradition by getting them the Eco Snoopers Plush Backpack Rabbit, featuring a fuzzy bunny and made from eco-friendly materials. Draw a masterpiece: When you pick up a pencil, you create beautiful works of..

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We’re rapidly coming up on Black Friday, the most ominous shopping day of the year. Instead of spending your Thanksgiving eve up at 3am and out in the cold waiting to snag deals on gifts, stay indoors under a warm blanket and shop online! Our Black Friday experience will be the perfect end to a wonderful day full of food and merriment. You’ll thank us later — we guarantee it! For Kitchen Lovers Everyone knows someone who loves to cook. Why not offer them a change of scenery when it comes to fresh ground pepper with the Fred & Friends Pepper Grinder Daily Grind? Each twist from this stainless-steel grinder covered in European beechwood brings a touch of pepper to a meal. For smaller wannabe chefs, teach them where their favorite food comes from with Sow & Grow: Pizza Chef...

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