Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Merry Christmas & Stocking Filler Ideas!

This is the first year I have been independently excited for Christmas! Usually I'm the last person to put on Christmas music or feel a desire to decorate... Not sure what's changed but I'm loving it!

Here is a list of 150 stocking fillers I came across on Pinterest this morning. I've personalized it a little by removing some things I wouldn't want (and don't know anyone who would) and added things I would love! The list was originally found here :) And anything in italics is what I've added.

1. $5 gift cards (Starbucks, McDonalds, Amazon, Borders etc).

2. A favorite candy (my mom always got us those plastic candy canes filled with M&M's)

3. Decorative cupcake liners (I found some great ones here)

4. A favorite magazine

5. Camera strap cover Nuts 

6. Packets of flower or herb seeds for planting

7. Personalized stationary

8. Slipper socks

9. Silly putty (another thing I always got as a kid) or play dough!

10. Rubber coated paddle attachement for a mixer like this one

11. Monogrammed iPhone Case Crazy Straw

12. Nail polishes

13. Sharpie Pens

14. Chapstick

15. Hair bands

16. Small crosswords puzzle Sudoku book

17. Crayons

18. Body wash

19. Piggy Bank with coins

20. Personalized M&M's that say Merry Christmas Chocolate Coins - tradition!

21. Clip on book reading lamp

22. Measuring spoons or cups

23. Cute wine stopper Slinky

24. Scarf

25. Stickers

26. Monogrammed coasters (there's a great how to here)

27. Lottery tickets Bouncy Balls

28. Deck of playing cards

29. Rubix cube

30. Loofa

31. Hair clips

32. Cuticle set

33. Jewelry

34. Batteries

35. Cooking extracts - vanilla, mint, orange etc.

36. Mittens

37. Scented candles (this site always has things like that & you get a credit for signing up)


39. Fishing lures

40. Knitting or Crochet needles

41. Lotion

42. Play Dough Homemade gift certificates/coupons (eg 30 min massage, one night for dishes, or ten minutes later to bed for the kids)

43. Golf tees or balls

44. Matchbox cars

45. Memory card

46. Cd's

47. Tools

48. Wash/Dish rags

49. Diaper genie refills (you laugh, but I would love those in my stocking!) Build-your-own-airplane toys

50. Specialty olive oils Fruit Snacks

51. Eyeshadow

52. Unusual pastas Forever Stamps

53. From the Kitchen of labels Car Air Freshener

54. Gardening gloves

55. Tickets to the aquarium or that other thing they love 

56. Address book

57. An orange - to shape out the toe of the stocking! We always had a few Tangerines... the smell still reminds me of Christmas morning!

58. Ice scraper

59. Small digital camera

60. A teasing comb for all the southern girls

61. Cookie cutters

62. A good book

63. Retractable ID or key holder

64. Makeup bag

65. Nice wooden spoons

66. Gift card to go see a movie

67. USB Drive

68. Small photo frames

69. Wallet

70. Personalized water bottle A Contigo Waterbottle

71. Speciality teas - here is one of my favorites Gum, Mints, and/or Altoids

72. Garden markers (for herbs etc)

73. Scented antibacterial kitchen hand soap

74. Pumice stones

75. Travel sized games (connect four, uno, etc)

76. Gourmet spice mixes

77. Small sketchbook & Crayons/Markers

78. Fridge magnets

79. Stencils for crafting

80. Tickets to go see a musical performance

81. Kid paint set

82. Extra Wii controllers

83. Small calendar for your purse/backpack

84. PJ's

85. Wristlet to hold a small digital camera like this one

86. Wine glass charms Bubble Bath 

87. Freezable teether's

88. Osis Dust It Cute Journal

89. Monogrammed onesie or tee

90. Money clip

91. Set of markers

92. Gourmet hot chocolate like this one

93. Ring holder

94. Wine aerator Jerky Sticks

95. Cufflinks

96. Pedometer

97. Personalized purse mirror like this one

98. DVD's

99. Cell phone car charger

100. Child sized harmonica

101. Luggage tags

102. Personalized coffee cup/mug

103. Travel alarm clock

104. Baby legs Fake Mustaches/side burns/teeth

105. Personalized mom bracelet or necklace with children's birthstones

106. Perfume/Cologne

107. Speciality chocolates such as See's

108. Mini tripod

109. Cute umbrella

110. Earbuds

111. Flower bulbs

112. Monogrammed baby wipes case (this site always has unique kid gifts on sale - you have to sign up for free, but it's a great resource!)

113. Passport holder

114. Raw honey like this

115. Small digital picture frame

116. Webkinz Video Game

117. Snow cap

118. Digital luggage scale: here's one

119. Chalk

120. iTunes giftcard

121. Digital measuring tape

122. Bubbles

123. Watch

124. Wine thermometer Musical toothbrush

125. Tickets to the zoo

126. Speciality coffee Copies of Home Movies

127. Bath toys

128. Monogrammed burp rags

129. Makeup brush set

130. Binoculars

131. Barbies

132. Child "character" flashlights

133. Jewelry box

134. Recipe cards

135. Swiss Army knife

136. Belt

137. Small lint roller

138. Key chain

139. Baby rings to attach toys to a carseat

140. Coloring book

141. Birthstone earrings

142. Throwback candy - Pez dispensers, pop rocks, nerds, fun dip.

143. Kindle

144. Scrapbooking supplies

145. Personalized fortune cookie (you can have your own message put into them)

146. Universal remote

147. Hand sanitizer

148. Silly Bandz Travel-Sized Shampoo/Conditioner/Face Wash, etc

149. Family Christmas ornament

150. A handwritten note from Santa


  1. Love them all!! Some of these would be good hostess gifts too! Oh and I saw a suduko rubix cube at costplus world market a few days ago! They had a whole section of novelty toys that would work for this list too! LOVE Christmas!

  2. What a good list - it has a good variety, for all types of people. :) I'm sure I'll be using several of these ideas this year for stocking stuffers.


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