13 Gifts for Bee Lovers That Are Worth Buzzing About
You'd better bee-lieve we're buzzing with excitement over these awesome finds!
If you or someone you love is a fan of all things bee, look no further than this gift guide that is positively buzzing with bee-themed gifts. There are plenty of options here, no matter what your budget may bee!
1. Bee Bag
Bring your love of the humble bee wherever you go with this handy little multipurpose pouch. It’s a great size to store makeup, cords/chargers, or other necessities while traveling. The bag has a navy linen exterior and lined with blue cotton denim. The bee pattern on the outside is handprinted in metallic gold. If you want a larger (or smaller) bumblebee bag, check out this seller for coin purses and tote bags, too.
Where to buy it: Jenna Rose Homemade, $20.40
2. Honey Bee Enamel Pin
Wear your love of bees on your chest with this adorable enamel pin. Even better, a portion of the proceeds are donated to The Honeybee Conservancy, which organizes a national host-a-hive program to help protect and preserve the bee population.
Where to buy it: Wildship, $11
3. Lasercut Geometric Honeycomb Necklace
Honeycomb can be its own work of art, and this necklace celebrates the style of the bee hive with its hexagon shapes in a honeycomb pattern with multiple pops of yellow. Pick up a pair of matching honeycomb earrings, as well, and really go all out.
Where to buy it: Rosebud Casson, $24.49
4. Honeybee Fairy String Lights
Light up the night with a 10-ft. string of honeybee-shaped fairy lights. They’re battery-powered, and can be used outside (on a porch or patio, for example), or inside—if there’s someone in your office who loves bees, this would be a great cube decoration!
Where to buy it: Amazon, $8.59
5. Bumblebee Brooch
Each of these dainty, wooden bumblebee brooches are made with real wood (you can choose between walnut or cherry when you order), which means that each piece is unique with subtle differences in color and tone.
Where to buy it: Pretty Little Earth, $10.88
6. Bee’s Knees Knee Highs
If you have a Secret Santa gift to buy for someone who digs bumblebees, look no further than these whimsical socks. One size fits most, and these sweet socks will keep toes nice and cozy.
Where to buy it: Sock Dreams, $10
7. Bee and Flowers Tea Towel Set
Accent your kitchen with this matching set of 100% cotton tea towels: one features a bee and honeycomb pattern, and the other a lovely floral pattern. You can choose your favorite or buy them together as a set of two.
Where to buy it: One Canoe Two, $19.50 for a set of two
8. 100 Plants to Feed the Bees book
100 Plants to Feed the Bees by the Xerces Society highlights the best plants to attract all sorts of honeybees, bumble bees, and other native bees and pollinators. Each plant is pictured in bloom with planting information (and what kinds of bees it attracts). Plus, regional and seasonal planting guidelines to help you find garden success.
Where to buy it: Book Depository, $16.95 (with free shipping!)
9. Bee Wristwatch
This 3D watch from Olivia Burton is sure to get you noticed. It has a chocolate-brown dial and rose-gold elements worked into the design. (The 3D motif is due to the way the watch face is set deeper into the watch itself.) The leather strap is a subtle peach color.
Where to buy it: Olivia Burton, $195
10. The Bees book
Laline Paul’s novel The Bees tells the story of Flora 717, a sanitation bee who lives to accept, obey and serve the hive. But Flora 717 isn’t like other bees, and soon discovers that she has talents not typical of sanitation bees, which eventually take her to the Queen’s inner sanctum. This story is a fascinating, fictionalized take on what goes on in a beehive and was shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2015.
Where to buy it: Book Depository, $11.79 (with free shipping!)
11. Honeycomb Journal
If you know a busy bee who could use a place to write down their to-do lists, pick up this hand-bound notebook. It has 160 blank, unlined pages and the front cover is laser-cut from sustainable wood.
Where to buy it: Cardtorial, $29
12. Bee Rubber Stamp
Add a cute bee stamp as an accent to Christmas, birthday and any other greeting cards and notes throughout the year. This tiny bee stamp is about the size of a dime and is mounted with a large chunk of glass. At purchase, you can also order ink in a variety of colors.
Where to buy it: BlossomStamps, $3.75 (stamp only)
13. Honeycomb Coasters
Set your drink down on one of these honeycomb coasters, which are made from bamboo. They come in a set of six and at purchase, you can choose to donate $5 to HoneyLove, a bee-preservation nonprofit.
Where to buy it: BUproducts, $21.77 (without donation)