The 25 Coziest Gifts for Your Favorite Tea Lover

From the best infusers to a tea advent calendar (yes!), these gifts pair perfectly with a cuppa.

December  2, 2020
Photo by Rocky Luten

If you have a tea aficionado on your holiday list this year, we’ve got you covered. Gift options range from those extravagant things someone would likely never buy for themselves, to incredibly useful, everyday items that will make their daily cup (or cups?) even more enjoyable.

Pair any of these items with a box of your giftee’s all-time favorite tea leaves or bags for a thoughtful gift they’ll appreciate—and use.

1. Polka Dot Spoon Rest, $28

This ceramic spoon rest is an elegant addition to any tea station—and it makes counter cleanup so much easier.

Photo by West Elm

2. Tea Poster Print, from $23

Because we’re all spending so much time at home these days, consider decor gifts like this modern-style tea art print.

3. Palais des Thés Matcha Tea Set, $59

This set is perfect for anyone looking to elevate their homemade matcha experience. Plus, the ceramic tea bowl is pretty enough to display out in the open when you’re not using it.

Photo by Julia Gartland

4. High Tea Face Mask, $4.49

You can never have too many face masks, and this fun, bright one is a cheery little gift option.

5. Teacup Ornaments, $45

These miniature ornaments are inspired by 19th-century French tea sets. They’ll add a perfect touch of whimsy to any holiday scenes.

Photo by The Met

6. Soma Double Walled Ceramic Travel Tumbler, $34

A true tea fan can never have too many thermoses, and this option is both stylish and functional. It will be a welcome addition to winter walks!

Photo by Rocky Luten

7. Sips By Subscription, from $15

An adventurous tea-drinker will appreciate this subscription box, which brings them four new teas to try each month.

8. Tea Storage Box, $22

Doesn’t everyone want gifts that will help them achieve their dreams of a Home Edit-style pantry? This acrylic organizer will cut down on tea box clutter and keep their collection streamlined.

Photo by The Container Store

9. Dansk Kobenstyle Porcelain Teapot, $50

This modern, minimalist teapot is the opposite of fussy. The unique lid and handle design make it a great centerpiece for any table settings.

Photo by Julia Gartland

10. Polka Folk Tea Set of 3 Caddies, $30

These tin caddies for coffee, sugar, and tea are a little bit whimsical and very much Instagram-worthy.

11. Tea Time Kitchen Towel, $15

This machine-washable kitchen towel is both useful and pretty.

Photo by Sur la Table

12. Dipped Stoneware Creamer, $42

This teeny tiny creamer jug was handmade in Vermont, and it will spark joy with every single use.

Photo by Rocky Luten

13. Tea-For-One Set, $65

This tea-for-one set is an ideal gift for the person on your list in desperate need of some alone time.

14. White Tea Scented Candle, $38

This handcrafted candle looks gorgeous and smells even better.

Photo by Nordstrom

15. Tea Advent Calendar, $25

Advent calendars make for a really fun, festive gift option. This tea advent calendar offers 24 daily surprises.

Photo by Rocky Luten

16. “The Art and Craft of Tea: An Enthusiast's Guide to Selecting, Brewing, and Serving Exquisite Tea”, $20

This book is both actually informative and pretty enough to display. A win-win!

17. Tea Tasting Assortment, $20

This boxed collection of 10 teas along with a detailed tasting menu is a perfect gift for anyone just dipping their toes into the world of tea-drinking.

Photo by Tea Forte

18. Nonslip Rectangular Wood Tray, $35

Prevent tea time from turning into a catastrophe with this non-slip tray. Plates and cups will stay firmly in place on this teak surface.

Photo by Julia Gartland

19. Steeping Cup and Infuser, $16

This double-walled ceramic cup comes with a stainless steel infuser and a lid, making it as easy as possible to brew loose-leaf tea for one.

20. Arare Cast Iron White Trivet, $26

This handmade trivet has little legs to keep hot servingware from marking a table or counter.

Photo by t2

21. Minimalist Silicone Coasters & Stand, $20

Avoid water rings with these non-slip silicone coasters. They also have a raised lip to help prevent spillage — those drinks are staying put!

Photo by Ty Mecham

22. Van Gogh Irises Covered Mug with Tea Infuser, $22

Slow sippers will appreciate this mug with a lid, which will prevent their brew from getting too cold to enjoy.

23. Mason Tea For Two Set, $38

This stoneware set of a teapot and two cups is a sweet gift idea for a tea-loving couple.

Photo by Anthropologie

24. Art of Tea Signature Tea Cocktail Book, $5

This 15-page book is packed with tea-based cocktail ideas that will provide plenty of inspiration for happy hour.

25. Silver Plated Tea Strainer, $16

This short-handler tea strainer goes right over the teacup of your choice, to prevent any errant tea leaves or dust from falling into your drink when you pour.

Which of these gifts would you want to keep for yourself? Let us know below!

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Nina is a writer, editor, and enthusiastic home cook in New York City.