Unique Gift Ideas for a 50th Birthday


If you're looking for a gift for someone turning 50 that will truly be unique you should begin by thinking about the recipients interests, hobbies and lifestyle. Use your own imagination coupled with your knowledge about the birthday boy or girl to come up with the perfect gift idea. Keep in mind, it doesn't require a big budget to find a gift that will be appreciated as a unique gift.

Personalized Items

  • There are a plethora of items that can be personalized for a 50th birthday gift. You can create text and/or a design to be added to a an array of clothing and decorative items like a t-shirt, golf shirt, gym bag or decorative pillows. You can also personalize a homemade gifts including, for example, decorative artwork or clothing items knitted or crocheted for the recipient.

Customized Book/CD

  • From a book of photography to a selection of the person's favorite poems to a few works you think he would like, a customized book with 50 different works can be a unique gift that the recipient will enjoy. Another customized gift idea is to create a list of 50 songs you think the birthday boy or girl would like and burn these songs to several CDs. You can also have CDs made through a company like CreateSpace. Use a graphics program to create a book cover or a CD cover.

50-Year-Old Antiques/Memorabilia

  • A unique gift idea for someone turning 50 is to locate an antique or other piece of memorabilia that you believe the recipient would enjoy owning. You can find items that might be an ideal 50th birthday gift at online auction sites or check antique shops in your area for an item that you know match his interests or hobbies. For example, if the person collects albums, locating an album that was released the year he was born can be a wonderful way of wishing him happy birthday.

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