33 Things From Etsy Our Readers Loved In 2020

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A Zoom University tee, floral nail “tattoos,” a fruity cereal-scented candle, and 30 other Etsy products our readers loved in 2020.

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A candle that’ll bring you back to your childhood Saturday mornings spent watching your favorite cartoons and eating a big bowl of sugary rainbow cereal.

Witchy Wicks / Etsy

Promising review: “Best candle I’ve ever purchased!!!!! I got this for a friend as part of a Fruity Pebbles-themed gift and it was so perfect. Immaculate smell and such an amazing value.” —Gabi

Get it from Witchy Wicks for $21.55+ (available in two sizes).


A birthstone bracelet for those who know there’s no such thing as owning too much birthstone jewelry. I’m a proud July Ruby and I should show it 24/7!

Silveristic / Etsy

Promising review: “This bracelet is so dainty and beautiful! I have been looking for something like this for my mom for ages. Bracelet is good quality and the birthstones are perfect. Package came in FANTASTIC time, and would definitely recommend!!” —Courtney Bell

Get it from Silveristic for $27.75+ (available in three finishes, 10 sizes, and can be personalized with up to 11 birthstones).


A custom cityscape ring so you can rock your favorite city — whether its your own or a place you once traveled to — in the form of a wonderful accessory.

CaitlynMinimalist / Etsy

Promising review: “I’m absolutely in love with this ring. I wear it every single day. The quality is amazing and the detail in the design is so beautiful.” —katiebug2325

Get it from CaitlynMinimalist for $23.62 (available in three finishes, various cities, and sizes 4—13).


A set of affirmation cards that’ll make for a simple, but nice way to lift your spirits. I think we can all use some affirmation cards after a year like 2020.

The Lamare / Etsy

Promising review: “Absolutely stunning! I will be mailing these to my staff who I’ve been missing so much during quarantine. I know it’ll lift their spirits. The cards are high-quality and even prettier in person than the photographs. My package shipped promptly as well, which I always appreciate.” —Clarisa Legaspi

Get a set of 40 from The Lamare for $22.95.


A cloud bath bomb that turns into a stunning rainbow when dropped in water. It’s basically magic.

Zen Bath Candies / Etsy

Promising review: “This is the most awesome bath bomb I have ever used. Love the way the colors come out in a beautiful rainbow line. This is some bath bomb artistry right here!” —SaturdayInThePark

Get it from Zen Bath Candies for $8.49.

Pop Chart / Etsy

Promising review: “Even better than I could have imagined! I have had my eyes on this print for a long time and finally decided to buy it! It was even better than I had hoped! Just wonderful!” —Evan Hoehn

Get it from Pop Chart for $30.


A personalized constellation map that’ll help to commemorate what the night sky looked like on a specific date. It could be for an anniversary, a birth date, or any other special occasion you’d like to honor.

Finch & Cotter / Etsy

Promising review: “I gave this to my husband as our first anniversary gift. He loved it!! Thank you for making our first wedding anniversary a little more special during these hard times. It was packed very well and framed beautifully. This gift is perfect for making moments a little more special.” —Erin Fitzgerald

Get it from Finch & Cotter for $26+ (available in two sizes, and with or without a frame).


A beginner floral embroidery kit for those who are looking to channel their creativity and learn a cool new skill set.

55tree / Etsy

Promising review: “Very satisfied with the outcome of this little project. The colors are just beautiful!! I actually used a different kind of stitch for the leaves as I couldn’t manage the bullion knot just yet. It still looks amazing!” —Kübra Ürkmez

Get it from 55tree for $8.41+ (available in six patterns).


A car dip clip that’ll allow you to safely dip your nugs and fries in your favorite sauces as you drive.

3DPrintedByBrian / Etsy

Promising review: “My husband rolled his eyes at me that I bought it, but I have no regrets! Never again will I spill sauce on myself in the car. Has an even nicer cleaner look than the picture in my opinion.” —MaisonElaine98

Get it from 3DPrintedByBrian for $5.52+ (available in single or double dipper options).


A car diffuser to help give your vehicle a sweet scent. Am I the only one who is unreasonably excited at the thought about getting into my car and being greeted with the scent of fresh linens?

Amber and Wood Co / Etsy

Promising review: “I love these little car diffusers so much! They are cute and very fragrant. I got Winter Mint, Orange, and Connie Pine Cone. I may get some more for each of my girlfriends as a gift.” —Allison Hutzell

Get it from Amber and Wood Co for $6 (available in 14 scents).


A pillow that can be customized with a picture of your favorite pet friend, aka the cutest pillow to ever exist.

Aure / Etsy

Promising review: “Adorable!! The pillow came out perfectly, and is so soft! It’s is a birthday gift for my sister and I haven’t given it to her just yet, but I know she’s going to love it. Customer service was also great — very responsive and friendly. Will definitely be ordering from them again!” —Caitlin Hinz

Get it from Aure for $29.99+ (available in three materials, and sizes 2XS—2XL).


A personalized leather camera strap for an item that is as functional as it is cool. The only flex better than pulling out a fancy schmancy camera to take pictures is that camera having a strap like this with your name on it.

SoGoodSoWood / Etsy

Promising review: “Excellent customer service! I needed this for my friend’s birthday and it came before the estimated time. I’m super happy with how the product looks and feels.” —Paola

Get it from SoGoodSoWood for $22.12+ (available in 11 colors, and various personalization/size options).


A sheet of hydrate stickers that’ll make it easy and fun to keep track of your daily water intake. Plus, look at that adorable face. How can you possibly resist eight glasses of water a day when you see that?!

A Happy Blue Tree / Etsy

Promising review: “These are seriously the cutest hydrate tracker stickers ever! The quality is amazing and the size is very generous. This is my second order from this shop and I have plans of buying everything!” —Rudi Hilson

Get a pack of eight from A Happy Blue Tree for $3.95.


A plant animal decoration to turn your indoor gardens and succulents into a fun little jungle.

Another Studio / Etsy

Promising review: “I had quite the plant collection before quarantine, but now I have a jungle. This little guy just adds to that jungle vibe that is my little apartment now. Super cute, quick shipping, great quality. They’re easy to bend to fit your plant just right. Highly recommend! (My friends love theirs too!)” —Emma Corinne

Get it from Another Studio for $8.36 (available in 14 options).


Triangle huggie earrings for a gorgeous, but minimalist pair of ear candy everyone will be so jealous of.

Emmanuela / Etsy

Promising review: “Simply gorgeous! I am so happy with my purchase because these earrings are understated, yet outstanding. Love them already! Also, shipping was super fast and the earrings were packaged really lovely. Highly recommend!” —katrin0410

Get it from Emmanuela for $48.92 (available in five colors).


Floral nail tattoos (stickers) that’ll make your nails look as if they were just painted by a professional nail artist.

Tattoorary / Etsy

Promising review: “Love these! I’m terrible at putting stickers on straight so I was pretty nervous but I got the hang of it and it turned out great.” —Alice Weston

Get it from Tattoorary for $4.


A hilarious pullover referencing the Grinch that some of us may even relate to in a year like this one. I’m a grinch, you’re a grinch, we’re all grinches in 2020.

Femfitti / Etsy

Promising review: “Love it. Super comfy. Sized up for a baggy fit. The Grinch is my favorite Christmas movie. Was so excited when I found this!” —Alyssa

Get it from Femfitti for $28.50+ (available in three colors, and sizes S—5XL).


A floral frame library stamp so you can add a cute, personalized touch to the books you own.

Paper Peach / Etsy

Promising review: This turned out SO cute!! I can’t wait to stamp my library! Nicci was SO helpful and full of information. Highest quality of customer service, it was like talking to a friend. Thank you!” —dlyates85

Get it from Paper Peach for $17.99+ (available in four stamp types, and various ink colors).


A gorgeous book that re-imagines the beloved Pokémon
creatures in scientific terms and provides detailed descriptions of their behaviors, biology, and abilities.

Multiverse Books / Etsy

Promising review: “Absolutely stunning and way cooler than I even expected. Most definitely worth it if you love science and Pokémon. Cannot say enough about how unique and beautiful it is. This is going to be a birthday gift and the person will love it. If this item even slightly intrigues you, just get it.” —Melanie Hill

Get it from Multiverse Books for $45+ (available in two styles).


A Zoom University tee for anyone who’s getting through virtual schooling like a pro.

Spunky Pineapple / Etsy

Promising review: “I got this as a birthday present for my 16-year-old son. ‘Mom, it’s a meme.’ He wore it for two days straight. Students have lost a lot to COVID-19. Laughter helps and this shirt is a sure smile. Feels wonderfully soft, and color and sizing were perfect.” —Carie Michael

Get it from Spunky Pineapple for $25.19+ (available in nine colors, and sizes S—2XL).


A picnic table squirrel feeder so the little friends that hang out in your yard now have a nice spot to sit and actually enjoy their food. I mean really, can you think of anything better than looking out your window and seeing the below image? I can’t.

Delgado Handcrafted Treasures / Etsy

Promising review: “I recently gifted this to my brother-in-law who had already managed to gain the trust of his local squirrels (by leaving peanuts out for them in a bowl in front of his house). It’s been DELIGHTFUL to receive photos from him of the bushy-tailed creatures snackin’ away. This really is the gift that keeps on giving.” —Heather Braga, BuzzFeed Editor

Get it from Delgado Handcrafted Treasures for $22.50.


A custom pet cookie cutter for all those times you’ve said things to your pet like “you’re just SO delicious, I can eat you right up.” Well, now you can take a cookie cutter of their precious face, bake up a batch, and do just that.

BakersStreetCutters / Etsy

Promising review: “A million stars! They look just like my dogs and I couldn’t be happier. My dogs are happy about the huge treats that look like them, too! Fast shipping and everything went smoothly. I highly recommend.” —Shannon

Get it from BakersStreetCutters for $30.


A Black History tote bag featuring various buttons of important figures and slogans from the Civil Rights Movement.

The Trini Gee / Etsy

The Trini Gee is an awesome Black-owned Etsy shop that sells incredible tote bags (like the one above!), mugs, non-medical face masks, shirts, and more fun gear “infused with melanin and culture.” Be sure to check out everything the shop has to offer here!

Promising review: “Love my new bag! I’m a school teacher and can’t wait to show it off on campus! Thank you! Seller is super nice and my bag came fast!” —Hanna Thrasher

Get it from The Trini Gee for $30+ (available in three colors and three sizes).


A candle to send to someone whose face you’re missing in quarantine. Plus, there’s a wide selection of delicious scents to choose from, so you may be tempted to buy one for yourself too!

A to Z Candles / Etsy

Promising review: “This is the most perfect gift for my best friend. We constantly tell each other ‘I miss your face.’ I about died seeing a candle that says exactly what we say to each other. Love, love, love it!” —aarains

Get it from A to Z Candles for $20+ (available in three sizes, and 10 scents).


A personalized handwriting bracelet so you can turn a special phrase or a name written by someone close to you into a piece of jewelry you can cherish forever.

CaitlynMinimalist / Etsy

While I haven’t bought this exact item from CaitlynMinimalist, I have purchased two necklaces from this shop. One was a heart from a Taylor Swift autograph that I ordered for myself. The other is a necklace I bought my mom for Hanukkah. I sent a picture of my late grandmother’s handwriting of my mom’s first name to Kate, the shop owner, and I was speechless at how beautiful it came out. Whether you’re ordering a ring, a bracelet, a necklace, or something else, I cannot recommend this amazing shop enough.

Promising review: “There are not enough words to describe how beautiful and priceless this is. My Nana passed away only a few weeks ago. I ordered this with her handwriting sample for my mom for Christmas. It’s absolutely perfect. Even the packaging is tastefully done. My mom is going to love this. It will make her cry, but with the very best tears. I cannot thank you enough for this exquisite piece.” —Tiffany Whitfill

Get it from CaitlynMinimalist for $27.75 (available in three finishes, and eight lengths).


An adorable pin commemorating one of the most iconic moments from The Office — poor Kevin spilling his pot of chili.

Super Emo Friends / Etsy

Promising review: “This came in very quickly AND the detail on the packaging made me happy. You can see the chili spilled on the cardboard back!” —Jennifer

Get it from Super Emo Friends for $10.


A leather cable organizer that’s chic and pretty, but best of all? Very useful. Say goodbye to a messy tangle of wires and hello to organization.

Darrell Standing / Etsy

Promising review: “These are great, they’re exactly as pictured and do exactly what I need them to do — keep my cords together and keep everything neat! I was surprised to find that they even threw a couple in for free! I really appreciate it because I ended up being able to use the extras. Would highly recommend this shop to anyone/everyone.” —Shawna

Get it from Darrell Standing for $3.90 (available in 13 colors).

Kim Hau / Etsy

Promising review: “This is a beautiful piece of artistry!!! It was a splurge for me price-wise, but worth every penny. Arrived with a lovely note from the seller. I couldn’t be happier!” —wendypavlik

Get it from Kim Hau for $40 (available in four colors).


A colorful stuffed opossum to become your new favorite little buddy. Just look at this cutie! This angel just wants to spend all the time hanging out with you.


A mountain ring that I’m almost positive was the inspiration behind the most iconic song of our time — “The Climb,” by Miley Cyrus.

Vermeil Supplies / Etsy

Promising review: “Very fast shipping! Beautiful ring and great quality. So excited!!!” —Taryn

Get it from Vermeil Supplies for $7.

Loosewarp / Etsy

Promising review: “So glad I bought these and ditched the plastic produce bags! You won’t be disappointed!!!” —Jessica Hoey

Get a set of six from Loosewarp for $12.74.


A wooden children’s “knife” so your kiddos can get the hang of chopping their food…safely.

JUstenbois / Etsy

Promising review: “This is perfect! My daughter loves it so much. It fits perfectly in her tiny hands, and the quality is superb.” —Petite momo

Get it from JUstenbois for $17.53.


A car ornament anyone who is a fan of Spirited Away — or just cute things in general — will adore.

Snap Crowd / Etsy

Promising review: “Amazing product coming from an amazing seller. Quality exceeds my expectations from the price point. Shipping was fast and the customer service was great!” —Ally Tran

Get it from Snap Crowd for $10.99.

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