Somewhere in our lifetime, we are blessed with a friend who is there for us during good times and bad. And so, the careful, heartfelt – and sometimes humorous – selection of best friend birthday gifts is of paramount importance. Laughs, hugs, love, and mutual respect are priceless benefits, available through/to you and your dear compatriot.
THE best friend birthday gifts ever are these six Speedo-clad hunks that safeguard your beverage at parties and any time wine and cocktails are flowing. These oh-so-sexy muscle dudes named Brad, Chad, Cody, and other cool names are sporting banana hammocks and are at your service to add giggles and winks to your Gal-Pal jubilee.
Speaking of great ways to kick off a great day, how about gifting your best pal with this 11-ounce-mug which discreetly professes your undying affection and devotion for them? Fillable with their favorite hot or cold brew, rest assured knowing that the ink on your mate’s cup is eco-friendly, lead-free, and awesomely dishwasher- and microwave-safe.
Dearest friends will fill their cups with love, affection, and both warm and cold beverages when you gift them with one or more special best friend birthday gifts that declare “You’re the Monica to My Rachel Mug.” Handmade of beautiful ceramic and available in four sizes – 11 ounces to 17 ounces – these mugs guarantee affection.
The beauty of a handmade gift shines and shimmers and in the case of these pewter charms – fashioned as a set of two gentle llamas – your friend or loved one will share your happiness and mutual love. Made to order and hand-stamped, this best friend necklace and its charms speak to companionship and lifelong admiration.
There are times when clouds are gray and funk prevails. This super cool mug brings about cheer, giggles, and perspective with an oh-so-appropriate mantra that begs, proclaims, and states: “Don’t Be a Salty Bitch.” So, please fill this 11-ounce mug with coffee, tea, wine, or favorite libation, and know that friendship and love are yours.
Yes indeed, avocadoes are healthy and good for you, as is the affection of a dear friend. So, seize the moment and honor your sweet companion with one or more of these best friend birthday gifts, created as avocadoes: one with seed, one without. Handmade with a nickel-free, silver-colored chain, health and happiness are irrefutable.
Don’t be fooled by the sweet and whimsical illustration on this fun and NSFW oven glove, because it says what someone is thinking when they’re served something REALLY tasty.
Swearing has been proven to be an effective stress reducer and pain reliever, so why not pair it with the therapeutic benefits of coloring for a Zensational pastime?
Whether she’s the boss at work or the boss at home, this pretty pink marbled mug will make her smile every time she (or one of her minions) makes her coffee.
If you’re looking for a best friend birthday gift, and that BFF loves tacos, then this tee will definitely fit the bill, and it’s available in 11 different colors, too.
If bad boys and bikers are her thing, this coloring book will make a fitting birthday gift for the best friend who loves to meditate on a muscle-bound male.
Do you know someone who is a stickler for a perfectly laid table? If so, they will thank you each and every meal time when you gift them these to-the-point instructional placemats.
Downright sarcastic or passive aggressive, your best friend will truly appreciate the message which this ceramic mug will give to work colleagues, friends, and family, while sitting back and enjoying their coffee.
What’s a little (or big) bowel movement between friends? Help your bestie get the most out of toilet time as they learn to squat on the pot in a better position.
If they grew up in the 90s, they will adore this coloring book which celebrates all things 90s, from awesome TV shows and movies, to the questionable fashion and even more questionable music.
If you know someone who could do with a little self-help, but without the sandals and candles, this set of affirmation cards delivers that with more than a little sarcasm and light-heartedness.
They’ll keep everyone guessing when they take a sip from this ceramic mug which explains that what’s inside might, or might not be, what people think it is.
If you know someone who would love to have their kitchen crawling with cats, this set of magnets is the perfect Christmas gift for them – six kitty butts disappearing into their fridge!
Keep them guessing to the very last minute with this prank box which fools them into thinking you’ve bought them one (awful) gift, when really you’ve bought them another.
They can advertise their own brand of funkiness with this pair of knee high socks which feature the delectable Mr. Wavy Arms himself, floating happily against a sky of blue.
Who doesn’t love Ryan Gosling? But if you have a friend who REALLY loves him, this coloring book will allow them to bring him to life as he does the most mundane of tasks.
This mug is the perfect way to stop the moaners and complainers in their tracks, because let’s face it, unless it’s REALLY important, nothing takes precedence over coffee.
Turn game night into Saturday Night Live with this SNL game which will bring all the fun, frolics, and mayhem from the past few decades into the living room.
If they ‘love cat butts and they cannot lie’ this coloring book will make a fabulous birthday gift as it features a plethora of monochrome backsides just waiting to explode with color.
Before embarking on a run, fill your comfortable sports bra with 25 ounces of your favorite beverage: is it the magical hydrating power of water or the rewarding graces of wine? Your choice! The medium-sized bra is equipped with a drinking tube and easy-to-use on/off valve, so cheers to your oenophilia and athletic prowess!
For our cherished, forgetful pals, honor them with a solid brass, copper, or stainless steel keyring that will negate the question: “Where did I leave my keys?” Engraved with the feeling that “We’ve been friends for so long I can’t remember who the bad influence is,” your BFF will keep your humorous affection close by.
Surprise, delight, and shock your bestie mate with a gift that highlights their best feature – their face! The 60cm by 40cm (24-inch by 16-inch) Monster Mushion is both a cuddly and huge gift for the oh-so-humble-not-so-humble friend in your life, with guffaws, giggles, and heartwarming laughs guaranteed. Fun, unconventional, and a must-have for good friends.
The perfect complement to a bottle of Jägermeister and an energy drink chaser is a “You’re the Bomb” enamel badge. These saucy pins add cleverness and effervescence to hats, lapels, and scarves for friends who welcome best friend birthday gifts with playfulness, grace, and aplomb. Raise your glass of Jägerbomb and Prost!
While some may beg to differ, this artist proclaims that one of the best combinations ever created was peanut butter and jelly. If you are of the same ilk and are seeking tokens of joy that your best mate will appreciate, gift them with a handmade keychain of their choice: peanut butter, jelly, or both.
Tired of your man sitting in front of a TV watching sports and not paying attention to you? Here’s an easy, affordable, funny-as-heck, no talk-back solution: Grow a Boyfriend. Just drop this new consort into water and within 72 hours, he will grow to be six times his original size and your new buddy. Outrageous!
The search for best friend birthday gifts ends here. Tea sipper, caffeine guzzler, or water aficionado, your pal can, and will, find a use for an 11- or 15-ounce white ceramic mug with text that expounds upon your eternal devotion and affection for their utter awesomeness. Wow, that’s deep.
Song lyrics remind us of who we can count on and the words on this T-shirt set mirror those sentiments with grooving goofiness and a thumbs-up to fabulous friends. These two unisex-sized T-shirts add fun, lovin’, and hilarity to a long-overdue party night while the 100% cotton fabric adds warmth to heart, body, and soul.
Bid adieu to a colleague or someone who would appreciate this beautiful, glossy mug that is appropriately embellished and elaborately garnished with a boo-hoo portrait of everyone’s favorite faux celebrity, Kim Kardashian. Begging for 10 ounces of a Beverage of Choice, this ceramic mug is dishwasher- and microwave-safe, ensuring KK’s weeping visage remains forever untouched.
An ideal partner for a hamburger is French fries. And that is an [un]documented fact. Some may call the two best friends and so, the pairing of fries with a burger bears stating on a pair of gal-pal T-shirts. The cartoons are super cute, super funny, and the cotton-blend, scoop-necked, short-sleeved T-shirts are super comfy.
The concept of “yes please, I’ll have another glass” propels to a level of Ultimate Bliss with this two-piece wine glass set that, quite simply, allows two people to share a 750ml bottle of wine without having to refill their glass. Stock up on your favorite red, white, or both, and invite your pal over.
Your soulmate has everything they need, want, and desire, and, you’re scratching your noggin wondering about best friend birthday gifts. Chill, relax, find a high quality photo of your mate’s face, and order a squishy cushion that pays unbelievable homage to your darling pal’s best features. Up-close, personal, and loving visage on a Mushion.
Ah, the epic tale of two friends who embark on a road trip with unforeseen circumstances lives on in many hearts and DVD trays. Demonstrate your friendship by bestowing your bezzie mate with a super-soft Thelma or Louise T-shirt, available in myriad forms: racerback, tank top, crop top, V-neck, and more. True friends live on.
TTBF. The new go-to acronym that needs to be on your newest, hottest, and swankiest tank top. Everyone loves tequila, tacos, and best friends. And, these comfy tops are hand-crafted and screen-printed with non-toxic, water-based inks that will last a lifetime and won’t crack or peel. Celebrate TTBF with food, bevvies, and huggy love.
Whispers, confidential info, and stuff no one else knows personifies the safe haven that is your best friend. Add a touch of humor to your sweet mate’s morning coffee or evening tea with the gift of this 11-ounce, white ceramic mug adorned with witty, pleading comments that proclaim undying friendship and a pledge for secrecy.
This, sweet ladies, is a set of hoodies that is meant for True-Gal-Pals. A hilarious and low-brow matching poop and toilet paper hoodie set is undoubtedly among the top BFF birthday gifts for those who love the attention, who face the world head on, and who are fearless, beautiful, and devoted to all good things.
True friends come to your rescue when you need them and the gift of laughter helps heal wounds of many sorts. So, when you receive this esteemed message assuring you that your best friends will help you in your hour of need – hmm, sarcasm? – your love for them will bloom with fervor, wisecracks, and buffoonery!
At the risk of raising a topic that is rather personal, the reality is that we, as humans, need to use facilities to perform bodily functions. When you are searching for humorous yet practical best friend birthday gifts, the Poop Emoji and Coffee Poop Spray solves multiple issues. Handcrafted, well-scented, high-quality, and practical. There, done.
Vilified by some, idyllic for others, this perfectly sassy gift is made of hemp – also available in cotton – and is supreme for best friends who take no prisoners. Available in a 12-inch, double bracelet cord with zinc alloy or brass metal beads, the bracelets tie and are meant to be permanent. Triple/quadruple/more also available.
Dear confidantes who share a love of great coffee: unite for a steaming brew and celebrate ongoing friendship with the gift of complementary T’s. Super comfy and with a design that is expertly handcrafted, toast to continued excursions with your dear friend and to the ultra-cool nature of short and tall cafés-to-go.
A brazen statement, perhaps, yet there’s a friend who would likely appreciate this fridge magnet’s retro appeal. Or, there’s a corner on your own refrigerator that would welcome this flashy gal’s sauciness. In any event, let’s agree that this starlet is humorous – albeit cheeky –and for some, brutally, deeply, and hilariously honest. Best Friends Only.
What’s not to love about a unicorn with a rainbow mane, tee dabbing on an ultra-cool T-shirt? Oh, and grooving next to a not-so-hip girl. Help further the Make-All-Gals/Girls-Hip. Ideal for a birthday party, available in funky colors, and perfect inside and outside, watch magic happen and grooviness and hipness take place. (It’s true.)
It cannot be stated enough: Peanut butter and jam bring simple delight in myriad ways. In this version of the Perfect Companion, PB&J are beautifully – and somewhat deliciously – portrayed on two 13-inch by 10-inch pillows with the catchy phrases: “It’s always better…when we stick together.” The ultimate companion for lounging, napping, and reading.
Demonstrate how much your dear friend means to you by gifting them with a Pinky Promise Necklace. As a set of two, the pinky charms and 18-inch necklaces are sterling silver, birthstones are also available, and necklaces are multiple lengths. Your abundant love and pinkies are free of charge.
This game is not for the faint of heart. It is, however, for the brave of spirit. There are 250 questions posed – many considered offensive and disturbing according to public opinion – with the ultimate strategy involving a vote among your friends to determine strategies during horrible situations. Test, explore, and be prepared.
Oh dear, the shame of The-Memory-I-Should-Forget. Release Method: Immerse and steep that nasty energy with a rejuvenating and relaxing soak in a luxurious bath of pink sea-salt crystals. Glowing and glittering with girl-powered sparkles and premium bath salts, there are therapeutic benefits to this Bachelorette Party, Divorce Party, and Ladies’ Night party favor, including no guilt.
Intended for a pal with a great sense of humor, this funny friendship keychain is the perfect best friend birthday gift. The renowned duo features hand-crafted keychains made from clay and fashioned as poop and toilet paper in pendant form, just under one-inch in size. Laughs, giggles, and hugs will be plentiful.
Waiting in the Baggage Reclaim area amongst the Hundreds+ with black bags and colored tags? Change that here! Be your best pal’s new [S]Hero and put your – or their – favorite mugshot on their ultra-fav piece of luggage. Available in three sizes – ideal for Planetary Travelers – and those who are brave, forward-thinking, and self-confident (?)
Whether it’s the beginning of January, mid-April, or the end of September, the illustrations of chats between kids and kitties bears reading daily, weekly, and annually. Mitty, a slightly neurotic, dog-hating, self-absorbed housecat is the star who releases their feelings and attitude on a daily basis and with delight and amusement, educates one and all.
Vexed? Insulted? A selfless, sustained soak with a packet of Yes, I’m Offended Bath Soak! will soothe, delete, and dismiss your furrowed brow, relax your tense muscles, and whisk you away to a happy place called Bliss. With a wonderful scent of lavender underscored by therapeutic sarcasm and giggles, rejoice in the gift of friendship.
The best way to dismiss memories of What- Happened-Last-Night is to add Fresh Face personalized air-fresheners in your vehicle. Savor scents that include bacon, coffee, fresh linen, island breeze, and the ultimate fav: New Car Smell. With a pack of three (3), memorialize your Mom, pals, pets, or those close to you. Fresh face indeed.
Imagine your friend receiving this award of distinction and their reaction of complete and utter surprise, appreciation, and love: The Best Friend Trophy! This replica is renowned as one of the world’s most recognizable awards and your friend’s loyalty, devotion, and friendship is award-winning on every level within your heart and soul.
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Yearning for a cuddle from an ultra-warm dude? Watch this easy-to-follow, tongue-in-cheek video that helps with the creation of a Boyfriend Pillow. Make it yourself for a very affordable price tag with a fuzzy flannel shirt, some stuffing, and hand-crafted loving. Voilà, your new snuggle pal. Be sure to check out this cool three-minute video.
Spice up, rock on, and clean up your kitchen with hand towels that affirm and proclaim super cool lyrics and statements: Beat It, Whip It, Chop It Like It’s Hot. Brilliant humor borrowed from great songs of The Past will rev up your prized kitchen space and keep you and your cuisine pals grooving while sizzling.
There’s a dear friend in our lives, close to our homes and always in our hearts, who one day moves away. This BFF long distance mug personifies, exemplifies, and memorializes the special place that this extraordinary person holds for us. Please check out the site for easy instructions on making this beautifully simple heartwarming gift.
Mason jars are the most versatile way to give themed gifts – take this manicure-in-a-jar idea for example, which comes with a free printable label which you can tie on with pretty ribbon.
This is a super simple but unusual way to make a greeting card with a difference, or even make one in a bigger size for them to hang on the wall.
Homemade birthday cards can be a bit blah, but this one is extra sweet with sprinkles on! Whether you want to use lollipops, ice creams, or something else, they really look delicious.
These cards are really easy and inexpensive to make, but they look so pretty, too. Using watercolors and a black marker, you can adapt the design to suit the occasion.
This photo collage star will make a beautiful homemade gift for your best friend or family member, and can be made to include the photos of their most precious memories.
Choose from either the birthday in a box or the party in a jar (or maybe even both) and give someone all the sweet treats they’ll need to make their day special.
Add pizazz to a pair of slippers by filling them with all kinds of delights you know they’ll like – candy, spa products, and even a gift card…if it’s small enough, stick it in.
Gather together some cheap and cheerful stationary items, like notepads, pens, and more, then tie them together with a ribbon and add this free printable label for a useful but cute gift.
This is a cute best friend gift idea, especially if they love their denim! Simply stuff a pocket full of candy, gift cards, or even cash, then present it in a cellophane bag.
Grab a bucket, basket, or box and fill it with as many bath and body products as you can find, before printing out one of these free labels and attaching it to the front.
Flowers make gorgeous gifts, but you can’t exactly eat them. Try making a bouquet out of brightly colored donuts instead – they won’t last as long but boy will they taste good.
You can take inspiration from this post which shows you some great ideas for items to include in a ‘birthday in a jar’ – follow the suggestions or come up with your own.
This free printable will turn a common or garden Bundt cake into a customized treat for one, especially when you add a fork so they can eat it there and then.
This is a sweet idea that will keep your best friend guessing every hour throughout the day. Just choose enough gifts, then wrap them with the times written on, and add these printable tags.
Some birthdays call for fancy meals, while others need an informal burger and soda. Make it extra special by printing out this drinks topper and tag for the birthday boy or girl.
Fancy candles can cost a fortune, but with this little trick you’ll be adding fabulous patterns to plain candles to turn them into spectacular birthday gifts for your best friends.
Instagram is a great source of photographs, which makes this DIY gift idea super simple to make, without ruining the surprise by asking them for their favorite snaps.
Orange is such a happy color that you’ll want to make one of these for everyone! Take a look through the post for ideas, then simply add the ‘punny’ gift tag.
If someone who’s celebrating loves all things blue, follow the example in this post which shows you how to put together a teal-themed gift which is full of surprises.
This little book will make a beautiful reminder of how much you love them, and allows you to add your own words and sentiments to make it truly special.
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