14 Monogrammed and Personalized Holiday Gifts Sure to Become Family Keepsakes
Olive + Piper 'Piece of My Heart' Necklace
An unexpected twist on an initial necklace, this piece is chic and graphic while still sentimental.
Buy It! Piece of My Heart necklace set, $130; oliveandpiper.com
Pottery Barn Mugs
Grab one for each member of the family for a cute set you can bring out each holiday season or use every day!
Buy It! Plaid alphabet mug, $8; potterybarn.com
New York Times Birthday Book
Perfect for the news buff or budding historian: Gift them a book of 20 years' worth of New York Times front pages from the day they were born.
Buy It! New York Times custom birthday book, $99.95 - 139.95; uncommongoods.com
Lands' End Throw
You know they'll be spending from now until April on the couch bingeing Netflix. Upgrade their experience with a cozy, cool - and monogrammed! - throw from the experts in staying warm, Lands' End.
Buy It! Lands' End reversible quilted throw, $69.95; landsend.com
Candles are a classic holiday gift, both for those you don't know super-well and for those you adore. If the recipient falls into the latter camp, take your gift from generic to great with these totally customizable candles. Pick a fun holiday design, or personalize yours completely (from a monogram to all your inside jokes).
Buy It! Taja candles, starting at $42; tajacollection.com
Paravel Fold-Up Duffel Bag
For anyone who can't resist spontaneous shopping, this super-lightweight tote that zips itself into a flat square is the perfect gift: They can throw it in any purse or carry-on, then unzip it the second they see something they just have to have. (There's a reason it made Oprah's favorite things list this year.)
Buy It! Paravel fold-up tote, $60; tourparavel.com
Mark & Graham Tech Roll Up
A stylish way to keep essentials safe from the black hole at the bottom of your bag.
Buy It! Leather Charger roll up, $49; markandgraham.com
Target Personalized Wrapping Paper
The anticipation of seeing presents under the tree will only build when you splurge on personalized wrapping paper from Target's Wondershop (which monograms all kinds of things, including ornaments and stockings).
Buy It! Holly Jolly personalized gift wrap, $6/sheet; target.com
Minted Personalized Stocking
These are available in a variety of stylish, seasonal patterns. Pick out one for each member of the family and create a new keepsake.
Buy it! Trompe L'oeil Fawn Personalizable Stocking, $ 48; minted.com
Mrs. John L. Strong Coasters
These bespoke monogrammed coasters, featuring a colored beveled edge, are made by the preferred stationer of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Buy It! Custom coasters, price upon request; mrsstrong.com
Sloane Stationery Notebook
These notebooks, planners, photo albums and more handmade in England are available in range of beautiful, saturated colors with bespoke embossing.
Buy It! Sloane Stationery bespoke monogrammed books, from $30; sloanestationery.com
Williams-Sonoma x Hedley & Bennett Apron
If "Kiss the Cook" is too cheesy for your home chef, hook them up with a cool, custom apron by Hedley & Bennett for Williams-Sonoma.
Buy it! Hedley and Bennett apron, in lemon bar, $89.95 (+$9.95 for customization); williams-sonoma.com
Harry & David Santa's Sack of Treats
The only thing better than a delivery of Moose Munch (and much more)? A delivery that leaves no doubt as to whom it belongs.
Buy It! Harry & David personalized Santa sack, $49.99; harryanddavid.com
Brook & York Roman Numeral Bangle
For someone who likes to be a little more subtly sentimental, this delicate gold bangle - inscribed with Roman numerals commemorating an important date - is the perfect pick.
Buy It! Brook & York Roman numeral bangle, $130; brookandyork.com