A curated list for your holiday PR gifts

By Kyle Niederpruem posted 23 days ago

Need some ideas for holiday gift giving – with a writing, media and pitching theme in mind? We’ve got you covered. #IPAPRSA is including its list – plus a few other curated links to check out as you finalize all your purchases and cause-related donations for this season. (Apologies if any items have sold out by the time we posted!)

From $10 to $20

You know you do, but don’t want to – read the comments. Now you can wear it as a lapel pin. Artist Emily McDowell put those thoughts into an enameled lapel pin. Perfect for anyone who “Stopped Reading the Comments.”

The topic of plastic trash in the ocean was trending this year. You can do your part part to support a group that is removing trash from ocean coastlines. According to the group’s founders: “By purchasing a 4ocean bracelet, you will remove one pound of trash from the ocean & coastlines.” Just $20 in unisex options.

For people who love office small gifts for those swap parties/and or teachers, try this one – typewriter sticky notes with “Once upon a time … “

Best words

When your PR/former journo friends start a new career journey, this t-shirt is a perfect pick. By visual artist Gorkie, you get A, B, C and D picks of your lifeline choices. Simple, understated, funny and “a relaxed neck for relaxed neck people.”

For the scribblers with grand ideas, a customized journal with your own brilliant quotes or friend’s name may be the best – with 10 styles available from this seller on Etsy.

For anyone who edits: “Edit it – or regret it.”

For the deep writer in you busting to get out: “I am a writer – anything you say or do may be used in a story.

This Wonder Woman striped T from Hanna Andersson is also upstyled for the holidays and great for party wear.

Practical and whimsical

If you like to support a journalism outlet (like NPR), here’s a fun retro lunch bucket you can use to keep your desk clean at the end of the day – and no doubt be a generational conversation starter. Artist Bob Ross, yes that Bob Ross, with his famous quote: “We don’t make mistakes. Just happy little accidents.”

For your music lovers, you won’t find any coffee cups better than these from Stephanie Nicole Martin – with images of your favorite pop culture icons. They are pricey at $45 – but one-of-a-kind, wheel-thrown earthenware mugs that are microwave and dishwasher safe. Check out the inventory here.

A theme for work

An etched reminder for life – in a ring, necklace or bracelet from MantraBand – What goes around, comes around. Customer picks here.

If you’re on 24/7

Who couldn’t use a portable cell phone charger to stay connected? You’ll find the best power banks rated by PC Magazine here with a wide price range.

NEED MORE? Here’s another curated list with 50 ideas for your writer friends. There are a few here I’ve already purchased!




​Super cute ideas! Thanks.
What great ideas! Thank you for sharing.