Posted on February 25, 2020 by Monique Hanford
We found some lovely original and unique guinea pig themed gifts, including household items, clothing and jewelry, patterns to make your own gift, stress relieving coloring books for both adults and children, and toys for kids.
When Guinea Pigs Fly: Lesley, an artist inspired by her very first guinea pig, Gus, has created some beautiful art that you can buy as a gift from her shop “When Guinea Pigs Fly“. These include quirky prints of guinea pigs in costume, a range of guinea pigs in various yoga positions, guinea pigs having picnics, puddle jumping, flying over Paris and many more. She has also designed some guinea pig coloring books which you can buy in her shop.
Scotty’s Animals: You may have heard of Scotty’s Animals, as he has a youtube channel, and works with Saskia at LA Guinea Pig Rescue. But he also has an Etsy shop selling mainly guinea pig themed clothing including t-shirts and hoodies in various designs, including a guinea pig camouflage pattern in different colors. Some t-shirts and hoodies feature his own guinea pigs including Mike and Timmy and come in sizes for adults and kids.
A lovely unique jewelry gift are these wood stud earrings, laser cut and hand painted with acrylic paint, with a choice of 2 colors. These handmade earrings make a very affordable gift too.
One of the most attractive t-shirts we found for adults was the Guinea Pig Squad t-shirt. It comes in a good range of colors and sizes, and features 4 cute guinea pigs, each one a different color, in a row.
If you’re looking for jewelry with a personal touch, these guinea pig necklaces with a guinea pig charm can be personalized with the name of a guinea pig. You can choose from gold, silver or rose gold, and specify the chain length and pendant size.
The Guinicorn t-shirt features a fantasy guinea pig unicorn character underneath a rainbow and with the word “Guinicorn” in colorful rainbow lettering. This t-shirt comes in adult and kids sizes.
The “Peace, Love, Guinea Pigs” t-shirt is a popular item on Etsy and comes in many different sizes and colors. It also comes as a one piece for babies in various sizes and colors.
There are lots of guinea pig mugs on Etsy but the one we like the best is this all over guinea pig print coffee mug which is decorated with lots of different kinds of guinea pigs and leaves. The mug is available in 2 sizes, 11 or 15 fluid ounces.
These cherry wood coasters, decorated with a cute guinea pig design, make a very practical but attractive gift.
Guinea pigs are known for their poops so if you want a funny gift, the guinea pig poop plush can make a cheeky but fun gift for both adults and kids.
If you enjoy crafting or would like to make a guinea pig gift for someone, you could knit, crochet or sew a guinea pig. Patterns are very cheap to buy, and once you’ve bought the pattern you only have the cost of the materials and you can then make as many of the item as you like. We found several downloadable patterns which you might like:
Coloring books are not just for children. Adult coloring books are mindful, helping to relieve stress and create calm. Here are a selection of coloring books for both adults and children:
Adult coloring books which children will also enjoy:
These coloring books are aimed more at kids but adults may also enjoy them:
Guinea Pig Classics Box Set: Written by Alex Goodwin and beautifully illustrated by Tess Newall, this popular set of 3 hardback books include retold classic stories featuring guinea pig characters. The books include Romeo & Juliet, Oliver Twist and Pride and Prejudice.
Olga da Polga Book Set: This set of 6 illustrated books is about the guinea pig Olga da Polga, written by Michael Bond, who also wrote the adorable Paddington Bear books.
The Guinea Pigs of Brierley Bramble was inspired by the many piggies who have shared the author, J.P. Stringer’s life over the years: Hazel is a guinea pig who longs for excitement and adventure. One night, she makes a Moon Wish. But she doesn’t realize that The Moon is actually listening! This is where the adventure begins… A new life awaits her in an enchanted garden, where magical sprites appear at nightfall.
The Douglas Angora Guinea Pig Plush has a beautiful black and white coat, and, at 8″ long, measures the size of a real guinea pig. Suitable for children over 24 months, this cuddly toy was designed in New Hampshire by Douglas Cuddle Toys.
The Playmobil City Life Small Animal Boarding includes guinea pigs, hamsters and rabbits plus figures, vegetables, boarding hut and lots more and is a lovely gift for a child aged 4+. The Playmobil Pet Clinic and the Playmobil Petting Zoo also include a guinea pig in each set as well as other pets and animals. These sets can all be mixed and matched so they make a great toy for young children to collect, providing them with lots of imaginative play.
Our favorite greetings cards were from The Pipsqueakery who have cards for many different occasions and with beautiful illustrations.