Finding the “IT” birthday gift is no easy task when so many factors are in play. For example, what does the birthday girl or boy like? What do they already have? What do they really want? Seems daunting? Well, it can be. But what if you looked at this challenge from a different perspective? Like say from the astrological perspective.
One’s zodiac sign can be very telling of their innate characteristics. There are good and bad traits in every single one of us, as there are good and bad traits of all astrological signs. Good, bad… it doesn’t entirely matter because we can actually use this information to our advantage.
Depending on the birthday person’s sign, we’ve highlighted gift ideas that speak to their sign’s true nature.
Aries: Mar 21-Apr 20
Adventurous Aries is energetic and courageous. They can sometimes find themselves in hot water due to their impulsive and daredevil-like tendencies, but quick-wit will always come to their rescue!
Gift recommendation: For this spicy daredevil? Personalized hot sauce outta do the trick!
Taurus: Apr 21-May 21
Self-indulgent Taurus can be resentful and jealous at times, but if you get on their good side, they’re also reliable, warmhearted and loving.
Gift recommendation: Pamper Taurus with an indulgent personalized spa soap and loofah set.
Gemini: May 22-June 21
Gemini is a smooth talker thanks to his adaptable, versatile, and witty communication skills. While they breathe youth and liveliness to any event, they can sometimes be perceived as superficial and fickle.
Gift recommendation: Let Gemini flex their communication skills even further with a sophisticated custom embosser for their notes and letters.
Cancer: June 22-July 22
Hard-shelled Cancer is actually very emotional, loving, and sympathetic. On the outside, they’re shrewd and cautious seeming but once you get to their core, they’re extremely sensitive creatures.
Gift recommendation: For the sentimental cancer, an acrylic block necklace with their name is caring and sweet.
Leo: July 23-Aug 21
Get pass Leo’s bossy and pompous demeanor to find a generous and warmhearted soul. This creative sign can be very upbeat, open-minded and enthusiastic once you get to know them.
Gift recommendation: Leo’s leadership skills tend to lean towards party planning and hosting so a gorgeous 5 piece cheese board will definitely come in handy for them!
Virgo: Aug 22-Sep 23
Virgo comes off extremely modest and shy, but they are also very reliable and practical. You can always depend on trusty Virgo if you are ever in need of helpful problem-solving.
Gift recommendation: Practical and analytical Virgo will certainly appreciate “tipsy” stemless wine glasses with spill resistant features.
Libra: Sep 24-Oct 23
Libra is always a true diplomat thanks to her easygoing, sociable, and idealistic nature. They’re extremely romantic and charming but on the flip side, can also be flirtatious and self-indulgent.
Gift recommendation: Libra loves love so they’re sure to love this sweet monogrammed heart charm bracelet.
Scorpio: Oct 24-Nov 22
This powerfully determined sign depends on her passionate and emotional nature to drive the course. Their energy is very strong which can be extremely magnetic but such strong passions can often lead to jealous and obsessive tendencies.
Gift recommendation: Determined Scorpio needs their coffee or tea to fuel their passionate drive. Gift them a gorgeous personalized executive travel tumbler they’re sure to use on the daily.
Sagittarius: Nov 23-Dec 22
While optimistic, independent, and generally happy, Sagittarius values intelligence and philosophy. But their blind optimism can unfortunately lead to ill-thought-out and tactless actions if they are not careful.
Gift recommendation: Cheery Sagittarius is always up for anything. Get them on-the-go ready with a brightly color-dipped, personalized tote bag.
Capricorn: Dec 23-Jan 20
Practical and prudent Capricorn is a hard worker when they have a goal in mind. But their capricious nature can also easily lead them astray since they also have a very pessimistic and fatalistic outlook on life.
Gift recommendation: Since Capricorn leans towards pessimism, prepare them for rainy days with a personalized umbrella.
Aquarius: Jan 21-Feb 19
On the surface, Aquarius can be unemotional and detached seeming. But if invested, they can be very friendly, loyal, and honest. Their independent and intellectual nature can sometimes lead them to perverse and unpredictable tendencies.
Gift recommendation: With unpredictable Aquarius, you never know what you’re going to get. Maybe you’ll be up all night drinking from this Jager bomb set!
Pisces: Feb 20-Mar 20
Pisces is sensitive, compassionate, and selfless. This sympathetic sign wants to save the world with their idealism. But because of this idealistic nature, they can sometimes be easily led astray and weak-willed.
Gift recommendation: Pisces, the humanitarian, is off saving the world so give them a helping hand with easy to plant seed bombs.