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.

1. Quirky-Crate


Price: Starts at $35.83

About the Box: Quirky-Crate is a perfect gift to help any teen embrace her individuality and celebrate each of her unique quirks. In an age that's both about blending in with the crowd and becoming your own person, each themed monthly box shows how much fun leading an unconventional lifestyle can be. She'll unpack a curated mix of 7-10 items, including a limited-edition enamel pin, funky totes and accessories, witty stickers, jewelry and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 15th of the month

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2. LippieBox


Price: Starts at $XX.XX/month

About the Box: Many 16-year-old girls consider their lips as just another accessory, great for adding soft shine or bold colors to any outfit. LippieBox offers a great way to discover the products that work best, sending 5 fun lip products each and every month. Including everything from tinting and moisturizing lip balms, to shiny glosses and balms in cute, purse-friendly packaging, this subscription ensures variety in every box.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 7th of the month

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3. Confetti Collection


Price: Starts at $17.50

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

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4. SugarLuLu


Price: Starts at $39.99

About the Box: Celebrate her sweet 16 in bold style with a gift subscription to Sugar Lulu. Since most sixteen year olds would agree that you can never have too many leggings, she'll appreciate the colorful prints and bold designs packed into each bi-monthly delivery. Choose from an all leggings box or a mix of leggings and shorts, both with the option to add in a matching top, to get high-quality performance wear, plus a few sweet surprises, like accessories and treats.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. mid-month in Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct and Dec.

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5. Pretty Paper Club


Price: Starts at $16.66

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

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6. Slay Glam Box


Price: Starts at $19.58

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

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7. Fruit For Thought Subscription Box


Price: Starts at $25.00

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

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8. Glamour Jewelry


Price: Starts at $28.28

About the Box: Glamour Jewelry is a bestselling jewelry box for good reason. Each month's box delivers 3 stylish and trendy jewelry pieces, bringing an eclectic mix of earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings. Crafted with care and focusing on quality and variety, this box sends everything from ornate jewels and simple bands, to delicate necklaces and jeweled pieces, helping her to slowly build an amazing collection of accessories.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 5 days from order receipt

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9. Perfume Surprise


Price: Starts at $20.83

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

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