Here at Cratejoy, we know that gifting is all about finding just the right thing to suit every unique personality on your list. Just like you, we spend a lot of our time doing our own brainstorming and head-scratching to come up with the perfect gifts. And these boxes are pretty perfect: each one we're featuring today is among the most gifted all year, so one of them is bound to bring cheer to everyone on your list!
Perhaps the picky person on your list just loves trying new things and is always in the know on the latest trends, or is a diehard for their own niche interests, learning everything they can about a particular area of intrigue -- whether popular or not. Or maybe they love to be pampered! Either way, we set out to spoil them with gifts that arrive right to the front door, just for them. And for the natural-born givers out there, we’ve come up with meaningful gifts that focus on quality time and enjoying the company of others.
Take a peek and get those wheels turning as you seek out gifts that speak to all the special people in your life. And if you need it, we've got printable gift notes for you to download and place under the tree!
Perfect for: Anyone who refuses to sit on the sidelines and goes all-in for the win!
Price: Starts at $26.50/every 2 months
What’s Included: Finally there’s a gift to enjoy the escape room experience in the comforts of home. Invite friends and family to spend quality fun together by taking game night up a notch with the bimonthly adventures in Escape the Crate. Packed with plenty of mental muscle flexing, get everyone working together to decipher codes and solve puzzles on the way towards a successful escape.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from U.S. the week of the 16th for December, and then in the 1st week of March
Perfect for: Your BFF who’s all about getting hands-on with trendy crafts, but has a tendency to get mired in the details
Price: Starts at $30.00/month
What’s Included: There’s no need to get bogged down in project planning when the pros behind the Adults & Crafts Crate have got it covered. Each monthly box sends at least 1 new Pinterest-worthy craft project, including all the supplies, tools, and illustrated step-by-steps to teach new crafting techniques while making one-of-a-kind keepsakes.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from U.S. around the 20th of the month
Perfect for: The person who won’t settle for anything less than the best when it comes to their latest masterpiece
Price: Starts at $22.33/month
What’s Included: Handpicked by in-the-know creatives, each monthly box from Paletteful Packs is filled with top-quality art supplies, including pens, markers and sketchbooks. Every item is selected to ensure a unique mix of essential tools and hard-to-find supplies. Available for novices, pros and kids, find the best subscription option for every artist in your life.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st of every month, with a cutoff date of the 26th
Perfect for: All baking-challenged (or time-crunched) hostesses who wouldn’t dream of considering a meal complete without a decadent dessert
Price: Starts at $18.95/month
What’s Included: Homemade treats go hand-in-hand with the holiday season, and Whisk Takers is here to make from-scratch desserts as easy as ever. Each baking kit sends all they need to whip up a sweet tooth-satisfying creation, including pre-measured ingredients and instructions. Guiding the way from start to finish, this box (along with a properly working timer) guarantees a baking win every time!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. 3-5 business days after receipt of order, then around the 15th of the month
Perfect for: Avid readers and armchair detectives on the hunt for new heart-racing reads
Price: Starts at $16.00/month
What’s Included: A luminous nightlight might be the ideal stocking stuffer to accompany a gift subscription to My Thrill Club!, a monthly book subscription that specializes in crime thrillers, horror stories and mysteries. Simply select their favorite genre to send 2 anxiety-upping hardcover books and 1 eBook from well-known authors.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 48 hours of receipt of order and then on the 1st of each month
Perfect for: Your beauty-obsessed sister who’s determined to reach the pinnacle of radiant skin... and look good while trying!
Price: Starts at $7.57/month
What’s Included: One of the most celebrated trends to emerge from K-beauty is the ever-versatile sheet mask! Filled with everything from skin-brightening vitamin C to hydrating sea water, each box sends a wide range of at-home facials with an assortment of 4-7 different Korean sheet masks, providing a great way to sample the goods and get a glowing complexion.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. 1-4 days following receipt of order
Perfect for: Those with a firmly-held belief in pampering for the body and soul
Price: Starts at $29.99/month
What’s Included: Each Hopebox strives to deliver a hope-giving experience that’s rooted in faith and comfort. Featuring sweet themes and charming handmade goodies, including relaxing teas, cuddle buddies, artisanal bath products and inspirational stories, every month brings a delightful mix that’s perfect for pampering loved ones near and far!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from U.S. immediately following receipt of order while supplies last
Perfect for: Your stylish friend with an ever-rotating accessories collection
Price: Starts at $9.00/month
What’s Included: Deck more than the halls with silver and gold with a gift subscription to mintMONGOOSE. The ideal subscription to pamper all who love to accessorize, each month serves up a beautifully curated set of 3 jewelry pieces in a choice of gold, rose gold or silver, designed specifically to bring subtle elegance to any outfit, day or night.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 48 hours of receipt of order, with renewals shipping on the 15th of the month
Perfect for: The elegant hostess who knows she -- and her guests -- are worth it
Price: Starts at $27.99/month
What’s Included: For many, merry-making just isn’t complete without enjoying some festive spirits. So, get things shaking with a gift subscription to the American Cocktail Club. Send all that’s needed for 4 servings of a new and imaginative cocktail each month. Whether they’re hosting friends or going solo, the handcrafted mixers and all-natural juices offer pure mixology magic.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. during the 3rd week of each month
Perfect for: Moms who know that perfection is unattainable, but “flawsome” is totally doable with a little self-care!
Price: Starts at $28.33/month
What’s Included: Stretched in all directions, busy moms need a moment to hit the pause button, slow down and connect with themselves. Mom Time Delivered is a subscription that’s focused on sending moms the monthly gift of downtime with a mix of self-care goodies, including everything from handmade bath products, chocolates and other assorted smile-inducing treats.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 20th of December
Perfect for: The world’s best aunts and uncles who can always gain from a little creative inspiration
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What’s Included: Sharing an experience and spending quality time together is what each We Craft Box is all about. Eliminate the stressful side of crafting with kids with a fully prepped box that arrives ready to open and go, sending 2-3 seasonal craft kits, complete with all the necessary supplies and a corresponding story that helps to round out the monthly theme.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from U.S. on December 16th of the month, with renewals shipping around the 1st of each month
Perfect for: Tea lovers who nourish their souls with warm brews and good conversation
Price: Starts at $9.00/every 2 months
What’s Included: Though popular among pint-sized humans, there’s certainly no age limit on throwing a good old-fashioned tea party, and Simple Loose Leaf Tea is here to help make it happen. Whip up a batch of scones and a platter of finger sandwiches, and brew a sampling of high-quality teas, ranging from classic Earl Greys to greens, whites and imaginative herbal infusions.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 1st business day of the month
Perfect for: Your soul sister who spends her free time lifting spirits and serving others
Price: Starts at $29.16/month
What’s Included: Pamper your loved ones who go above and beyond for you with UPBOX. Send a monthly reminder that puts her at the top of the list and inspires her to prioritize self-care by sending a box that’s brimming with 10-12 thoughtfully curated products like small-batch bath, body, and home goods, plus a mix of devotional and faith practice items.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 2nd of the month, with renewals shipping on or before the 15th of each month
Perfect for: Expectant mamas aiming to nurture a bond from bump to baby and beyond
Price: Starts at $35.99/month
What’s Included: Make a special time even more so by sending a mom-to-be a gift subscription to Oh Baby Boxes. Packed with indulgence and utility, the subscription is curated around each mom’s due date to grow with mom and baby, providing essential products from pregnancy to the postpartum period. Prepare to spoil her with everything from all-natural skincare to relaxation necessities.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1-3 business days from receipt of order, with renewals shipping on the 15th of the month
Perfect for: Adventurous home cooks who are always ready to pull an extra seat to the table
Price: Starts at $6.55/month
What’s Included: They show their love by sharing good food with good company, and a SpiceBreeze subscription will add the perfect touch of culinary exploration. Each box brings blends made from top-quality herbs and spices, showcasing flavorful favorites from around the globe. Creating, eating and sharing is made easy with simplified authentic recipes.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on selected dates in December or January
Perfect for: Social tweens ready to soar into a world of fashion and crafts
Price: Starts at $22.00/month
What’s Included: "Find Your Wings" by Fashion Angels is filled with color, whimsy and plenty of fun. Keeping girls between the ages of 6-12 in mind, each box is loaded with goodies that make for a perfect playdate with friends, like age-appropriate beauty items, hands-on craft projects, and on-trend accessories that promote a positive self image and let her express her unique personality.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 4th of the month
Perfect for: Moms and dads looking to lead their kids to the space where creativity and science collide
Price: Starts at $19.98/month
What’s Included: Learning about sustainability is just the tip of the iceberg with Green Kid Crafts, an eco-friendly monthly subscription that’s focused on STEAM craft projects. With 6+ age-appropriate crafts and projects, whether they’re exploring backyard science, transportation or reptiles, the community is jam-packed with kids of all ages who are learning by doing!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. shortly after order is placed, with renewals shipping around the 2nd week of the month
Perfect for: Geared up pitmasters who settle for nothing shy of searing perfection
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
What’s Included: Fellow pit pros lend their expertise to create a monthly subscription that’s sure to deliver the ultimate backyard barbecue experience. Sending a gift subscription to the Grill Masters Club ensures they’ll get a monthly supply of 4 tried-and-tested grilling items, including exclusive spice blends and rubs, small-batch hot sauces, smoking chips and plenty of tips.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by Christmas if ordered by the 17th of December, with renewals shipping in the 1st week of the month
Perfect for: Your plant-loving cousin who’s creating the ultimate living wreath!
Price: Starts at $4.75/month
What’s Included: Whether they’re becoming a part of a living work of art, or bringing subtle shelf-top charm, the Succulents Box is here to deliver a wide selection of rare succulents, cacti and air plants. Available in 5 different subscription options, send between 1-4 individual 2-inch premium potted plants. Simple to care for and maintain, succulents are perfect for newbies too!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 3 business days from receipt of order, with renewals shipping between the 18th-20th of the month
Perfect for: Collectors of scientific curiosities and those with naturally inquisitive minds
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What’s Included: Perfect for those who love to dive deep into what interests them, MATTER offers a unique tactile experience by sending a mini collection of curiosities. They’ll be able to get their hands on an impressive mix that may include everything from natural specimens, like rare crystals and ancient fossils, to authentic historical artifacts and general amazement.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of the month
Perfect for: Any woman embarking on a spiritual crusade to uncover the goddess within
Price: Starts at $27.75/month
What’s Included: Give a gift that will send that special someone off on a journey of self-discovery and rejuvenation with a subscription to Goddess Provisions. Each themed box encourages celebrating and loving oneself and creating a deeper spiritual connection to the goddess within. Charged crystals, energizing mantras and natural beauty products make self-love magic happen!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 20th of the month, with renewals shipping in the 1st week of each month
Perfect for: Vinyl lovers who want to put a new spin on their usual playlist
Price: Starts at $23.00/month
What’s Included: Recognized as being one of the best gifts for music lovers, Vinyl Moon is dedicated to bringing some of the best music on the scene with a new collection each month. Pressed on color vinyl, each volume of Vinyl Moon features original music from 10 new noteworthy artists, along with originally designed jackets and inserts created by talented artists.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except to select countries around the 17th of every month