23 Fun Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Roommate
The holiday season is here, and it's time for everyone to scramble to find the best roommate gifts for the year. Whether you want to sing your roommates' praises over Instagram or wish you could trade them in for someone new, there's a gift for everyone on your list.
Here are 20 Christmas gifts for roommates you don't want to miss!
1. Bathtub Wine Holder
2. Noise-Canceling Headphones
Whether you're the one who blasts music or you can't stand everyone else's taste in beats, these noise-canceling headphones make perfect roommate gifts.
3. Throw Pillows
Throw pillows are useful roommate gifts. They also make your apartment look fabulous at the same time!
Take your pick of options. This Dancing Mermaid pillow speaks to the carefree, spirited roommate who just wants to spend every vacay at the beach.
4. Weekender Bag
Roommates that travel together stay together. Okay, they may also fight a lot on said travels. But a stylish weekender bag can help smooth things over!
5. Cute Storage Bins
Storage bins are a cute way to dress up your apartment without calling out your roommate for being messy. These inexpensive storage bins fit into any aesthetic. They’re an ever-present reminder for your roommate to clean up already.
6. The Roommate Book
For the person who has everything, add The Roommate Book to your gift list. This book is full of whimsical drawings and illustrations. In it, expert roommate Becky Simpson discusses the pros and cons of living with friends.
7. Care Package
Show your roommate how much you care with a unique package of goodies. This Ultimate Snack Care Package features 40 different chips, cookies, crackers, and other snacks. It’s a gift that's big enough to share!
8. Cocktail Set
Every apartment needs a master mixologist on the premises. Designate your roommate for the job with this Mixology Bartender Kit and cocktail cards. Then, help them master their craft.
9. Unicorn LED Light
10. Roommate Mug
11. Bath Bomb Set
Support their insistence on taking hour-long baths with roommate gifts that keep on giving. This festive bath bomb set comes with 12 chances to soak in your roommate's favorite scents.
12. Craft Brewing Kit
Have a beer snob for a roommate, that has seemingly tried every craft brew in the world? Gifting them their own homebrewing kit will be sure to spice up their beer drinking.
13. Mini Beauty Refrigerator
There are certain skincare and beauty products that you'd just prefer to keep cool. Gift your roommate this Mini Fridge Electric Cooler and Warmer to level up their beauty game (and so their tubs and tubes aren't hogging the shelves of your fridge).
14. Fuzzy Blanket
Roommate gifts for the homebody at heart can still feel indulgent and festive with the right fuzzy blanket. Curl up for a movie together with this Fuzzy Faux Fur Throw Blanket. It’ll transform your couch into the new place to be!
15. Icelandic Liquorice
A box of chocolate is always a crowd-pleaser. But Christmas gifts for roommates deserve something extra special.
Opt for a bag of Icelandic licorice balls covered in chocolate. Those will be a taste they've never experienced before!
16. Himalayan Salt Shot Glasses
Tequila lovers unite over these Tequila Salt Shooters featuring rose quartz Himalayan salt. They give your spirits just the right salty flavor. You can make them tastier by storing them in the freezer.
17. Digital Picture Frames
Can't agree on the perfect pictures to display in your apartment? Gift a digital picture frame from NIX. Share the love by cycling photos between your family and your roommate's family. The perfect compromise!
18. Fuzzy Sock 5-Pack
Warm up your roommate this holiday season with a pack of fuzzy socks. Because difficult conversations about rent increases or plumbing problems are that much easier when your feet are warm.
19. Motion Sensor Toilet Light
Anyone who’s ever had a sleepwalking roommate knows anything can happen in the middle of the night. This RainBowl Motion Sensor Toilet Light sets off a motion-activated light for two minutes. It’ll illuminate your roommate’s path.
20. Homesickness Candles
No matter how much your apartment feels like home, it's easy to get a little homesick around the holidays. Let them know you understand with roommate gifts that remind them of the scents of home.
21. Body Scrub
Everyone’s skin could use a little TLC this winter. Treat yourself with this Himalayan body scrub. With nourishing ingredients like sweet almond oil and lychee berry, this body scrub is jam-packed with antioxidants and vitamin c. Perfect for men and women, this body scrub can be used for detoxification and skin hydration.
22. Moleskine Notebook
A Moleskine notebook is classic, whether you need to take notes in class or meetings or write in a daily journal. This quality notebook is made from a leather-like cover and thick, ivory pages perfect for bullet journalists and travelers alike. Best of all, these notebooks come in various colors and styles to choose from.
23. Mirrored Digital Alarm Clock
Everyone needs a clock in their bedroom, so why not have a multi-functioning piece? This mirrored digital alarm clock serves as a digital clock, alarm clock, and mirror. With a 6.6” large display, the LED screen makes it easy to read the time any time of day. This clock includes three brightness levels that can be manually or automatically adjusted for comfort.
In the End...
Building a friendship doesn't take Christmas gifts, but it can't hurt! Make your gifts for roommates all about fun, thoughtful gestures. That’ll remind them just how fabulous you are to live with.
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