15 Super Fun Sweet 16 Birthday Gift Ideas

From getting your driver’s license to hitting the half-way point in high school, the sweet sixteen birthday celebrates the transition from young girl to young woman and marks a big milestone in any teenager’s life. Honor the momentous occasion of becoming a 16 year old by giving the special birthday girl a gift that she’ll never forget.

When it comes to memorable gifts that are also super fun, the Cratejoy marketplace is filled with plenty of options that hit the nail on the head. Sending a curated box full of goodies right to the front door each month, a monthly gift subscription is truly a gift that keeps on giving.

Whether you’re shopping for your daughter, a special niece, or your BFF, there’s a monthly gift box that’s sure to fit your gift-giving needs. From makeup and leggings, to smartphone accessories and special keepsakes, we’ve gathered up some birthday gift ideas that are ideal for any 16th birthday.


Confetti Collection Subscription Box

From $19.99 per box
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About the Box: A great sweet sixteen gift that will help infuse her regular school supplies with a healthy dose of style is the Confetti Collection subscription. Bringing an interesting curation of coordinated stationery and gift items every other month, she’ll unbox a cool assortment of 8-10 themed goodies, like bold-patterned stationery, colorful office supplies emblazoned with witty humor, and tumblers, pens or other novelty items.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 48 hours of order


One Girl Inspired

From $35.70 per box
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About the Box: Your little girl is growing up and you'd like to give her a gift that's all about excitement and motivation. One Girl Inspired is a box on a mission to do just that, sending a thoughtful mix of encouraging words and products, including journals and personal development books, designed to help teens build self esteem and the confidence they need to accomplish big dreams and goals. Along with plenty of positivity, each box also brings fun gift items, like school supplies, accessories and treats.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 4th of the month


The Paper Lover

From $20.17 per box
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About the Box: Give her the goods she needs to make cute gifts for her friends or write sweet words to her first love with the paper goodies packed into each monthly box from the Pretty Paper Club. Sending customized and coordinated stationery products right to the front door, she'll unpack beautifully designed stationery along with a handful of fun writing accessories, like pens and pencils, stickers, labels and more.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 20th of each month


Slay Glam Box

From $19.58 per box
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About the Box: Ranking high on most teen girl's wish list is makeup and beauty products, and the Slay Glam Box is here to bring her the goods. From shadow palettes and skincare products, to application tools and lip care, each box packs in 5-7 items to give her just the look she's going for. If the sweet teen in your life is into practicing and perfecting new techniques, this box is gifting gold that's sure to please.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or before the 15th of the month


Cratejoy Fruit For Thought Subscription

From $44.00 per box
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About the Box: A 16th birthday gift that's unique and fun, the subscriber-loved Fruit For Thought Subscription Box opens to reveal a sweetly scented fruitful bounty in every box. Curated around a different fruity theme each month, she'll unwrap 5-8 brightly colored assorted gift items, including accessories, like keychains or socks, home decor items, a special piece of jewelry, bath and body products, drinks and treats.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. the week of the 17th


Craft in Style: Monthly Craft Supply Kit

From $32.58 per box
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About the Box: One of the best gifts for a teen that enjoys crafting and loves to take in all the beautiful design ideas on Pinterest, the Craft in Style Box can help her make trendy pieces that are all her own. Arriving at the front door ready to roll, each monthly box brings all the supplies, materials, tools, step-by-steps and online tutorials needed to make a one-of-a-kind craft project, like gorgeous wall hangings or handmade candles.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3 business days of receipt of order


Month to Month

From $24.99 per box
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About the Box: Help her smell sweeter than the birthday cake on her sweet 16 with Perfume Surprise, a monthly gift set that features 5 designer scents in 2.5 ml spray bottles, plus a themed jewelry set. The ultimate monthly fragrance discovery box, she'll get the opportunity to add a dash of some of the top designer scents to any outfit, while sampling different perfumes to find just the right scents for her.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 20th and the last day of the month