Birthday gifts for adults

Adults may be the most difficult people to give birthday gifts to. There are so many things to choose from and yet for all finding the perfect gift is difficult. Even when you do think you have found the right gift, they may not like it. Kids are by far the easiest people to give gifts to because they are so easily pleased. Thinking up unusual gift ideas is even more difficult. Most people are very picky, and have a number of quirks that you have to keep in mind when buying them a gift. But there are a lot of places now that make it rather easy for you to browse through a number of items online.


Things to keep in mind

Keeping in mind all the necessary facts when buying a gift will help you narrow down your choices. You should employ the help of a close or mutual friend to help you pick gifts as well. This is an extremely advantageous thing to do. So, if you have any doubts in your mind about what you’re buying you can always get a second opinion. There are quite a few points you should keep in mind while browsing through unusual gift ideas for adults. Here are a few of the main ones, so that you don’t forget.

  • Always stick to a budget. If you know the amount of money you are willing to spend on birthday gifts for adults then you will narrow your choices down by a large margin. This will also ensure that you do not overspend. Having a budget in mind also means that you will know where to go looking for gifts.
  • Keep in mind the persons likes and dislikes. If you know what the person likes then you will be able to find something rather easily. Before buying a gift, you should stealthy ask them about what they have been wanting off late or for a really long time, to get a general idea of something they are looking forward to receiving.
  • Knowing where to shop or have a preplanned destination saves a lot of time and energy when you are going shopping for birthday gifts for adults. However, there are not many shops that cater to any unusual gift ideas that you may have. But there are a number of shops online where you can find what you need if you look for it.

Best birthday gifts

Here are some unusual gift suggestions for you to consider:

  1. Racing jersey

racing dress

This racing jersey is by far one of the most unusual and unexpected gifts a person can get. Perhaps the person for whom you are buying this for is really into dirt bike racing or the likes, or maybe they have always been to try it. In this case, you should definitely consider this jersey. It is fairly easy on the pockets and it has a number of features. It has a drop tail so that it is easy to tuck in, it has panels on the side so that there is enough air circulation through the sides. It also comes in a number of colors like black, green, red and orange.

  1. Coffee mugs


This set of his and her coffee mugs is a really pretty unusual birthday gift idea. If you need to give a couple, who share the same birthday, a gift then this is definitely something to consider. These mugs look fancy and are well designed. It also saves you the trouble of trying to think of two unusual birthday gift ideas. This also doubles up as an anniversary gift if need be. There are multiple designs that you can choose from as well, and you can simply clean them by putting them into the dishwasher. They are also convenient and microwaveable.

  1. Four person raft


If you need to give a gift to a person who has a really large pool or a lake outside their house then this is definitely an unusual gift suggestion that you should keep in mind. This four person lounge is something that anyone would love. You can take it out to the lake, rest your feet on the mesh below and cool down; it even has four drink holders so that you can sip on something cool while basking in the sun. It is easy to get on and off the raft and it definitely fun to have around, especially when guests come over. This is also a rather long lasting product as well.

  1. Adult coffee mug

Adult mug

This mug is ideal for someone who is turning 18 or 21 (depending on the legal adult age of your country). It is fun and quirky while still being very useful. It is a whole 11 ounces and comes with a glossy finish that is microwaveable.  You can use this mug for coffee, tea or even to make cup soups.

  1. Sleeping masks

eye mask

If you’re trying to think of an unusual birthday gifts idea for someone who travels a lot, or even a person who cannot sleep with any amount of light in their face, then this is definitely the way to go. This sleeping mask is comfortable and soft and even comes with ear plugs to block out any excessive noise.

  1. Iron Man keychain

iron man key ring birthday giftThere are many young adults who still like to indulge their inner child. This ironman keychain is both useful and interesting. It is definitely an unusual birthday gifts idea that someone who is a fan of Iron Man would love!

  1. Full face helmet

Helmet birthday gifts

If you know someone who enjoys riding bikes or owns one then this is an unusual gift that you should consider giving. It puts safety first while still making the person look good. It is also quite cheap and comes in a variety of colors. It is light weight and looks a lot like a dirt bike helmet as well. This gift is fun, and something that every bike rider secretly wants to receive!