Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to May Designs 2023 Gift Guide!

Our team has curated gifts for everyone on your list: from the organization queen, to educators and cocktail enthusiasts.
Love something you see? Click "Personalize" below that product to make it your own. Happy shopping and Happy Holidays!

For The Paper Lover

In our ultra digital world, there's nothing quite like the tactile quality of taking notes on paper, sending a letter or keeping a physical agenda.

May Designs knows this better than anyone, and that's why we have a paper product for just about everyone on your list (and probably a few for you, too).

Gifts for the paper lover

Dot Grid Journals

Gift a Large Notebook with dot grid interior pages for the artsy, bullet journaler in your life.


Weekly Agendas

Our weekly agendas are the gift that keeps on giving, all year long. Available in all Classic Notebooks.


Monogram Stationery

A classic monogram never goes out of style! Choose any pattern and simply add uppercase initials.


Mindfulness Journals

Encourage your loved ones to set aside some time for gratitude and mindfulness each day in 2023.


For The Hostess

Don't arrive empty handed! Our range of personalized products make hostess gifting a breeze.

Stock up on generic personalizations that work for anyone, or go all out and add their name or monogram for an extra thoughtful addition to their gift basket.

Gifts For The Hostess

First Name Tumbler

Make your hostess gift basket feel extra intentional and thoughtful with a personalized tumbler.


Hostess Tumbler

Add a phrase like "Hostess with the Mostest" for a universal gift that works for any occassion.


Party Planner Notebook

Combine any Classic Notebook with our 2023 Agenda interior pages for a lovely party planner.


First name Folio

Help your hostess stay organized with a Notebook Folio (pairs nicely with our Classic Notebooks).


For The Trend Setter

Classic, chic and always in style: gifts for the trend setter include timeless hues, patterns and products they're sure to love and use.

When in doubt, reach for neutrals (cream, ivory, beige or black) in patterns that never go out of style (abstracts, stripes or plaids).

Gifts for Trend Setters

Speckled Notebook

Up their note-taking game with an abstract neutral pattern and simple message ("Notes + Ideas").


Gingerbread tumbler

For the Swiftie in your life, go all in on the perfect personalization for the season.


Grid Creme Tumbler

Perfect for home-coffee or office-coffee, our Grid pattern tumblers come in a range of colors.


Deco Diamond Agenda

Art deco is back in a big way! Combine a motivational phrase with our 2023 Large Agenda.



No one gets you quite like a bestie, and they deserve a one-of-a-kind gift to match their one-of-a-kind status.

Try coordinating or matching gifts: one for you, one for her! Sets of folios, tumblers, notebooks and wristlets are a great way to show the world your sister-like bond.

GIfts for Your Bestie

Beverage Besties

These "Best Friend" 20 oz Tumblers are the new "Best Friend" necklaces. (Each sold separately.)


Going Out Besties

For the friend who loves to brunch, lunch and happy hour, our Wristlets make the perfect companion.


Creative Besties

Gift a Classic or Large Notebook (pictured) to map out your future advetures, ideas and plans.


Long-Distance Besties

Long-distance besties were made for snail mail. Our Stationery is a great reminder to write!



The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate and recognize all of the teachers, aides and specialists in our kiddos lives.

Planners, personalized tumblers, and notebooks always make great gifts for those who give so much.

Gifts For The Educator

Teacher Planners

May Designs undated teacher planners can be gifted and used year round – the perfect gift!


Personalized Tumblers

Help teachers stay hydrated (or caffeinated) in personalized style with our 10 and 20 oz Tumblers.


Lined Notebooks

Teachers and notebooks go together like Santa's milk and cookies. Can't go wrong.


May Designs Gift Cards

Introduce an educator you love to the world of May Designs and let them choose and design their own.


For The Organization Queen

From priority planners, to agendas, to mindfulness journals, May Designs has the perfect gift for folks who love to stay organized (or, at least try to).

Shop our range of Classic and Large Notebooks with unique interior pages that will help everyone on your list start 2023 off on the right foot!

Gifts For Staying Organized

Daily Planners

Our Classic Notebooks with daily planner inside pages are ideal for list makers and note takers.


Mindfulness Journals

Add a friend's 2023 soul mantra or focus word on the cover of mindfulness journal – so thoughtful!


2023 Agendas

Our 2023 Agendas are the gift that keeps on giving, all year long. Shop Classics or Larges (pictured).


Meal Planners

Gift a meal planner to anyone who loves to cook! It helps reduce food waste and track their favorite eats.


For The Letter Writer

We all have that one friend or family member who adores snail mail: never misses a birthday, always sends a thank you, has note cards at the ready... you know the type!

Personalized May Designs Stationery is as lovely as it is useful. Show your thoughtfulness for the one who's always thinking of others with a set of 12, 24 or 48 custom cards.

Gifts for Letter Writers


Monograms never goes out of style! Choose any pattern and simply add three uppercase initials for a chic and effortless design.


Student Stationery

Gift a set of stationery to a college student, encouraging them to write home. Try a custom message paired with a pattern they'll love.


Classic 2023 Agenda

Give letter writers a tool to keep track of all those important dates with a 2023 Agenda in Classic (pictured) or Large.


Thank Yous

Help your friends and family prepare for their inevitable post-holiday gratitude spree with a lovely set of thank you notes.


For The Cocktail Enthusiast

May Designs 10 oz Tumblers are the perfect gift for the beer, wine or cocktail-lover in your life. Double-walled stainless steel helps keep their favorite drink cold (or hot) for hours on end! 

Choose from hundreds of patterns, then personalize with their name, favorite beverage or phrase.

Gifts for Cocktail Enthusiasts

Festive Bevs

Personalize with the name of someone's favorite drink or a fun seasonal beverage.



Choose a phrase or saying that speaks to the heart (or, in this case, speaks to all the roadie-lovers).


Their Fav Drink

Try adding someone's name plus their favorite drink. We know quite a few mama's who love their margs.


First or Last Name

Choose any pattern and add your loved ones name for a quick and easy personalization they'll love!



Undoubtedly, tweens and teens the hardest group to shop for (especially on a budget). Luckily, May Designs has you covered!

Shop from our range of colorful patterns and collections and personalize a wallet, wristlet, notebook or tumbler — one-of-a-kind gifts they will actually love and use!


Wallet / Gift Card Holder

Personalize one of our Vegan Leather Wallets with the recipient's initials and tuck a gift card inside. Fun and functional!


Lined Journal

Tween-approved design: shop our Smiley Face Collection for Classic lined journals (pictured), school planners, tumblers and more!


iPhone Case

If you're looking for an extra useful gift, try a phone case! Choose from dozens of designs in three case styles: Snap, Bio and Tough.


Monogram Wristlet

May Design's Vegan Leather Wristlets are the ideal on-the-go or backpack accessory! Comfortably holds a phone, wallet and keys.