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Giraffe Gifts Guide: 31 Gift Ideas for the Giraffe Obsessed

These majestic creatures capture the imagination. Perhaps it’s the long necks—the longest of any animal on earth. Or their size—between fifteen and twenty feet fully grown. Or the fact that they’re so social—you always see groups of them—they have no territories like other animals. This gift list is for giraffe lovers everywhere.

My mother-in-law is gaga for giraffes and has quite the collection around her home. I used these giraffe gifts to get the perfect add-on for her.

Giraffe LED Night Light

Giraffe LED Night Light

Give them a bit of a safari vibe in the bedroom with this adorable giraffe night light. Made from wood, this light features an acrylic sheet which is etched with a giraffe design. Once illuminated, it gives the illusion of a 3D animal standing in the circular cut-out.

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Giraffe Planter

Giraffe Planter

Incredibly realistic and highly detailed, this sweet planter will make a lovely gift for anyone who loves animals. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, this planter is made from a weather resistant polyresin, and measures 10″ x 6″ x 9-1/2″ overall.

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Soft Fuzzy Giraffe Socks

Soft Fuzzy Giraffe Socks

Give her the gift of cozy feet with this pair of fluffy winter socks. Soft and cozy, these giraffe socks feature the cutest face complete with ears and ossicones, and an all-over brown and white patchy pattern to resemble this noble creature’s fur.

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Plant Eater Giraffe Sculpture

Plant Eater Giraffe Sculpture

Animal lovers young and old will delight when seeing a giraffe stretch their neck to pick leaves from the highest of branches, but with these sculptures they won’t have to go on safari to see it. Handmade from 16 gauge steel, these garden sculptures will develop an attractive patina over time.

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Yarn Giraffes Kit

Yarn Giraffes Kit

If you’re searching for a giraffe gift for someone who enjoys crafting, this kit makes an excellent choice. With 108 yards of yarn included – as well as cardboard pieces, adhesive, and instructions – this kit will enable them to create two adorably colorful animal ornaments.

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Coconut Fiber Giraffe Planter

Coconut Fiber Giraffe Planter

Handmade by artisans in the Philippines, this planter will add a real cheer to any home. Made from coconut fiber and wicker, this sweet chap is colored with a sunny yellow and brown, and has the perfectly sized space on his back to hold a special indoor plant.

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3D Night Light

3D Night Light

Cleverly designed and totally unusual, this lamp will create the optical illusion of a 3D giraffe standing in the room. Made from acrylic, the panel is actually flat, but when the color changing LED lights are activated, the giraffe takes on the magical three dimensional appearance.

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Wood Hand Carved Giraffe Eyeglass Holder

Wood Hand Carved Giraffe Eyeglass Holder

Add a wildlife feel to the home with a stand that will ensure that they can find their glasses every time. Hand carved from basswood, this beautiful sculpture looks stunning as an ornament, but it is also specially shaped to hold a pair of specs safely on its head.

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Giraffe Family Bookends

Giraffe Family Bookends

The perfect pair of bookends for any lover of animals, this mama and baby giraffe just can’t be separated. No matter how many books they’re holding up, this carbon steel mama will stretch and stretch her neck so her face is close to her baby all the time.

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Personalized Giraffe Mug

Personalized Giraffe Mug

The white body and black handle of this mug gives the appearance of enamel, but it’s actually all made of ceramic. Holding 15oz of tea or coffee, this personalized mug is undeniably pretty as it features a sweet giraffe’s face on the front, surrounded by flowers and the user’s name.

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Styley Throw Pillow

Styley Throw Pillow

Put a giraffe in a pink pair of horn-rimmed glasses and what do you have? A super cute and funky giraffe throw pillow is what you can have. This cotton linen pillowcase will make your giraffe-loving friend laugh out loud when they see it.

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Upcycled Dictionary Print

Upcycled Dictionary Print

Look more closely at this print: the dictionary page starts with the word “compassion”. There’s a fundamental link between giraffe loving and compassion. We’d prove it scientifically, but giraffe. Totally random, totally funny, totally love it. Giraffes have the goofiest faces. They’re funnier when you mount them in creative ways.

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Brass Winestopper

Brass Winestopper

You thought you were all alone in the world. The only person out there who loves both wine and giraffes in equal measure. Then you found this winestopper, and you rejoiced. Share this sense of camaraderie with a special friend who needs a special giraffe gift. You don’t need and excuse. Just do it.

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Handmade Xmas Ornament

Handmade Xmas Ornament

If you’re getting someone a giraffe gift and you want to finish it off with a little extra giraffe love, then this gift is what you’re looking for. This handmade wood ornament can be engraved with a special name or date—simply let the artisan know when you make the purchase.

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Giraffe Print Leggings

Giraffe Print Leggings

More cool giraffe-spot trivia: no two giraffes have the same pattern of spots in the same shapes, but giraffes that come from the same area have similar patterned spots on their bodies. Now that you know that, you should buy two or three pairs of theses leggings to see if the same holds true for pajamas from the same vendor.

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Giraffe Microfleece Travel Towel

Giraffe Microfleece Travel Towel

Giraffe spots are like human fingerprints—no two giraffes are totally alike. Maybe that’s one reason people love them so much: they follow a comforting pattern, but they aren’t the same. This giraffe-print microfleece blanket will soothe any giraffe lover right to sleep.

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Giraffe Bookends

Giraffe Bookends

Someone mentioned books and giraffes—so we have to include this incredibly creative set of giraffe bookends. They’re handmade to order from hammered steel and finished in black. They’re heavy enough to hold up your hardbacks, and they’re beautiful enough to add a touch of artistry to any bookshelf.

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TP Holder

TP Holder

Ohhhhhh. That’s what theyr’e for. All along we thought the long necks on those lovely creature were an evolutionary adaptation to allow them to eat leaves from the tops of trees. How horribly wrong we were. They’re that way to hold multiple rolls of TP for humans, duh.

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Giraffe Night Light

Giraffe Night Light

This giraffe gift goes right along with the vinyl wall decal—if they’re going with a giraffe theme in the nursery, then this night light is in the pocket. It’s a made to order custom molded ceramic giraffe that comes in a selection of fourteen kid-friendly colors.

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Giraffe Love Decal

Giraffe Love Decal

We hit on it before: compassion. You can’t have compassion without love in your heart. Giraffe lovers exemplify this. They love animals that are meant to roam wild and free in natural places. Get this giraffe gift for the giraffe lover in your life so they can tell the world every time they take a drive: I love giraffes.

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Really Big Plush Giraffe

Really Big Plush Giraffe

The first plush giraffe on our list is good for the teeny-tiny children. This giraffe gift, though, to quote the master, this giraffe is “A Giraffe and A Half”. He’s four and a half feet of cuddly giraffe goodness. He’s huggable, kissable, and like the first one, his neck stays up on its own.

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Racerback Tank

Racerback Tank

It’s hotter than the African savanna on a summer day. It’s a day to show some skin and be all sexy-like. And when you think stylish and sexy, you know you think giraffe. It must be the long necks. This racerback makes summer safari casual easy for any animal loving lady.

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Crochet Stuffed Giraffe

Crochet Stuffed Giraffe

This crochet giraffe gift takes us from the stylish, elegant, and evocative to the “shut up cute!” category. This sweetie will melt your heart in once glance. It’s made to order as soon as soon as the purchase is made. Pick your favorite color and let the artisan know.

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Giraffe and Owl Print

Giraffe and Owl Print

We warned you about giraffe faces. They are about the goofiest animal faces out there. Come to think of it, they’re like llamas or alapacas designed for Africa. This giraffe gift will bring out a guffaw from any real giraffe lover out there. If it doesn’t, take it back and keep it for yourself!

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Schleich Action Figure

Schleich Action Figure

Calling all parents: you walk down the aisles at a big box store looking for toy animals for your kid. You pick one up that’s solid and heavy. You think, wow, I could use this as a weapon, if needed. It’s gonna last. You look at the sticker—it says “Schleich”. Your kid giraffe gift search has ended.

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Giraffe Wall Decal

Giraffe Wall Decal

Sleeping babies need magical creatures watching over them at night—like giraffes. This vinyl wall decal makes that whimsical fantasy into a reality. This giraffe gift is ideal for new or expecting parents thinking of fun and creative ways to decorate a nursery. Not just black and white—a wide color palate is available.

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Wooden Rocking Giraffe

Wooden Rocking Giraffe

Giraffes Rock! Don’t let your child grow up without the joy of a personal rocking giraffe. These handmade, custom built toys are made to order. No two are the same. All the details are carved in the wood, then hand-painted on. The perfect giraffe gift for kids ages one to four.

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Baby Teether

Baby Teether

Keep the toxins out of the baby’s mouth with a hand painted giraffe teether. These little lovelies are one hundred percent BPA and phthalate free and painted with baby-safe food paint. These giraffes make great baby shower or first birthday gifts. Help your mom friends out—the teeth are coming soon.

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Personalized Wooden Toy Giraffe

Personalized Wooden Toy Giraffe

Clearly his name is Ernie. He’s a wooden toddler’s push toy made from cedar and maple, then finished with beeswax and oil. This eco-friendly little guy is Waldorf inspired and safe for kids ten months and older. He comes in a drawstring bag, and you can have a name engraved on him for the recipient.

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8 DIY Giraffe Gifts

Giraffe Wall Art

Giraffe Wall Art


This tutorial shows you how to make giraffe wall panels for a nursery or kid’s room. The materials are basic: wood for the panels, white base paint, colored paints to your taste, a paintbrush, and the tools and supplies to mount the panels. The instructions walk you through the process step-by-step.
Giraffe Bookends

Giraffe Bookends


Giraffes make great bookend—who knew? This creative DIY teaches you to make your own set—or one for a cool giraffe gift—using a decopatch giraffe and basic materials you can find around the house or get very easily. The whole process takes an afternoon and yields beautiful, functional bookend.
Disco Wall Giraffe

Disco Wall Giraffe


Once you know about the possibility of having a Disco Wall Giraffe in your life, even if you have to give it away as a gift, it’s almost criminal not to make it happen. This DIY is simple and straightforward, though you may be challenged by finding Main Ingredient # 1: a suitable (fake) head. You can do it. We believe in you.
Designer Giraffe Gift

Designer Giraffe Gift


You don’t have to spend a ton of money to make something designer quality. If you don’t say anything about this, the recipient will probably think you splurged on this—not that we’re encouraging that! Really, though, this DIY just takes three quick steps and a couple of easy-to-get materials, and you have something truly lovely.
Giraffe Sock Puppet

Giraffe Sock Puppet


Funny thing about this giraffe gift—it’s got an incredibly adorable face. And it’s ridiculously easy to make. All you’ll need is an old sock, a brown pipe cleaner (has anyone ever cleaned a pipe with one of these?), some paint, two brown pom-poms, and the instructions. In less than twenty minutes you’ll have a winning giraffe gift for kids.
The Giraffe Manor

The Giraffe Manor


The ultimate in all giraffe gifts: a trip to an inn called giraffe manor. We’re not talking a theme park in Florida, nope. Giraffe Manor is an in on twelve acres of private land set inside a one hundred forty acre indigenous forest preserve just outside of Nairobi, Kenya. The kicker? The resident her of Rothschild giraffe that call the manor ground home.
Extreme Giraffe Makeover

Extreme Giraffe Makeover


To be honest, we were just looking for an excuse to write “Extreme Giraffe Makeover” before we die. Now that we found it, turns out—this is a really cool DIY to make for a kid or any giraffe lover. As giraffe gifts go, its right up there with the best, and looks like it cost a pretty penny.
Giraffe Tic Tac Toe

Giraffe Tic Tac Toe


You’ve already met a giraffe named Ernie—now’s your chance to get acquainted with Winchester. He’s a friendly fellow who wants to teach you how to make a felt tic tac toe board. It’s the perfect seasonal giraffe gift. It might take a little while, but all the stitching is straightforward and won’t take too much special sewing skill.

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