10 of the Best Gift Ideas for Your Best Friend

Posted by Karen Li

Anyone who’s shopped for their best friend knows how hard it can be. After all, you know them best, so it’s basically your duty to get them something they will actually appreciate and use, right?

Cratejoy’s here to make your life easier: think inside the box and get your BFF a gift subscription box! Whether she geeks out over fandoms or obsesses over natural beauty products, Cratejoy’s got a box perfect for her.

We know that a generic gift just won’t cut it for your ride-or-die, so Cratejoy’s rounded up a collection of unique subscription gift boxes for your best friend that are guaranteed to make them love you that much more.


1. For the Single Kween Who Don’t Need No (Wo)Man:

Price: starts at $25.99/month

What You’ll Get: For your BFF who’s either recently single or hasn’t found the right one yet, gift her SinglesSwag! SinglesSwag will treat your BFF each month to a box of fabulous goodies ranging from accessories to beauty products to snacks. She’ll also get the occasional life-improvement books to help her live her best single life!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United States

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2. For the bestie who loves to bake:
Red Velvet NYC

Price: starts at $25.99/month

What You’ll Get: Everyone has the one friend who can’t stop pinning delicious looking recipes… Get her Red Velvet NYC (it’s like Blue Apron, for dessert!). She’ll be creating Instagram ready creations in no time. Bonus: this is one gift you get to share and enjoy together! Every month, she’ll receive 2 baking kits in 1 box, with all the pre-measured ingredients and a detailed recipe card.

Shipping: Each box ships so it arrives on the 1st Thursday of each month. Please check the listing to see which select states this is available in.

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3. For the Pinterest-/DIY-Addicted BFF:
Lillie Pop DIY

Price: starts at $25.00/month

What You’ll Get: Know a best friend who’s always whipping up some new DIY project and has more Pinterest boards than you can count? She’ll love Lillie Pop DIY, creative monthly projects that ignite everyone’s creativity, no matter your level of crafting. With each box not only do you get all the supplies to make and create the monthly project, but also an experience to look forward to each month with a chance to unplug, relax, and have some fun while creating.

Shipping: Ships out the first week of every month.

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4. For the Bestie Who Can’t Stop Talking About Her Bullet Journal:
Cloth & Paper

Price: starting at $18/monthly

What You’ll get: Cloth & Paper offers a wide range of fancy pens, stationery, and planning goodies. The Penspiration box ships hard to find pens around the world, while the Stationery Box is a staple in the planning community. If your bestie is into organization, luxury goods, pens, and stationery, she’ll love this subscription!

Shipping: Boxes ship on the 18th each month.

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5. For the Bookish Bestie:
Hello Book Lover

Hello Book Lover

Price: starts at $28/month

What You’ll Get: If your bestie is all about cozy nights in with a good read, she’s gonna love what Hello Book Lover delivers. Each month she’ll get a new novel and a few pretty surprise gifts on her doorstep. Plus, she’ll get to choose between two book options offered each month.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 7th of each month.

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6. For the Eternally Optimistic BFF:

Price: $20/monthly

What You’ll Get: Your best friend can always put a smile on your face, so why not put a smile on her face with MissionCute? MissionCute delivers a box full of positivity, filled with worldly and artisanal items that will uplift and brighten her day. Plus, they donate 50% of their profits to a nonprofit organization each month.

Shipping: Ships during the 3rd week of each month.

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7. For the Bestie Who Loves to Treat Herself:
Bombay & Cedar

Price: $49.95/monthly

What You’ll Get: Is your bestie’s Parks and Rec spirit animal a combination of self-indulgent Donna and hedonistic Tom Haverford? If so, Bombay & Cedar is her subscription gift box match. If her vices are luxury aromatherapy, beauty, and self-care, opening each box will be like Christmas morning for her.

Shipping: Order by the 15th of the month to receive the current box. We ship each month’s box the 15th – 20th of the month.

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8. For the BFF Always on Her Personal Development Game:
Sparkle Hustle Grow

Price: $24.95/monthly

What You’ll get: Help your best friend reach her personal goals with the gift of Sparkle Hustle Grow. Each box will be packed with 4-6 items like books, planners and chic office supplies plus a monthly business training. The Mini-Mailer includes the book + business training only. Subscribers also get access to our exclusive subscriber community with support and added value to her subscription.

Shipping: Boxes ship on or about the 18th of each month & arrive within 2-3 days at most US addresses. If you subscribe by the 15th, you will get that month’s box. If you subscribe after the 15th, you will receive the following month’s box.

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9. For the Best Friend Who’s a Wanderlust at Heart:
The Artisan Box – by GlobeIn

Price: $24.95/monthly

What You’ll Get: If your bestie loves decorating her home with world artisanal products a là World Market, she’ll swoon over The Artisan Box by GlobeIn. Not only will she get a box filled with beautifully curated products, she’ll also get to support artisans from across the globe. There’s no other subscription quite like this!

Shipping: Your first box will ship immediately after your order is placed. If you’re already a GlobeIn subscriber, your box will ship out on the 18th of every month.

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10. For the Artsy Fartsy Bestie:
YarnYAY! By Vickie Howell

YarnYAY by Vickie Howell

Price: $24.95/monthly

What You’ll Get: Vickie Howell is one of the best in the yarn and knitting business. She can help your friend learn how to knit with exclusive online tutorials, access to a knitting community, a bespoke knitting patterns, supplies, and 100 yards of high quality yarn from global suppliers.

Shipping: Ships worldwide within a few days of ordering

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