* The weirdest but awesome items from Oprah’s Festive Favorite Things list
* There’s everything from self-controlled bones to luxurious bird houses
* Great gift ideas for offbeat friends and family this festive season
“You get a car. You get a car. And you get a car.” Oprah might not currently be in the business of giving things away, but she has once again put together a list of her favorite things for the festive season. The list itself contains 100 items she thinks you need to look at.
There’s sugar and spice and all things nice, but some of Oprah’s things are a bit off the wall. The nine craziest items include everything from on-the-go wine glasses that’ll keep your wine cool for hours to extravagant bird houses fit for human habitation. With this list, you’ll be able to find a quirky gift idea for everyone you know.
1. Madd Capp Animal Puzzles
Madd Capp has created a collection of animal head-shaped puzzles to keep the whole family entertained. With piece numbers ranging from 550 to 700, these poster-sized jigsaws are an ideal gift for animal crazy families or friends. You can choose from five different animals: elephant, lion, zebra, tiger, horse or panda.
2. Corkcicle Stemless Glass
Produced from high-quality stainless steel, this tough, stemless glass is the ideal place to keep your beverages at the perfect temperature. The triple insulated exterior is capable of keeping your glass of wine cool for up to nine hours, while a hot winter beverage will stay warm for three hours. The 12 oz capacity combined with a non-slip bottom and sliding/sip-through lid provides convenience on-the-go.
3. My Audio Pet Mini Bluetooth Speaker
These quirky speakers are a fun way to enjoy your music wherever and whenever. Available in a range of cute animals, My Audio Pet speakers can connect to your smartphone, tablet or any Bluetooth-enabled device. The impressive stereo technology ensures rich, clear sound while the rechargeable battery and built-in microphone offer additional wireless benefits. For greater surround sound, you can pair two or more animal speakers together.
4. Gourmia Frozen Dessert Maker
Enjoy delicious desserts made from any of your favorite fruits using this clever frozen dessert maker. Simply take your chosen frozen fruit, pop it into the machine, and you’ll have a fresh and healthy frozen treat in seconds. With each purchase, you’ll also receive a recipe book, which gives suggestions for some of the best tasting desserts.
5. Emu Women’s Mayberry Slipper
Enjoy around-the-house comfort with these delightful sheepskin Mayberry slippers. In your choice of four fun colors, the natural material allows your feet to breath while keeping you comfortably warm during cold winter nights. The lightweight footwear is completed with a flexible rubber outsole to provide support and floor traction.
6. Coatology Women’s Down Scarf
Stay warm this winter with a down-filled scarf around your neck. The ultra-light techno fabric hugs your neck and tightens through a no closure opening. The handy scarf also comes with a matching mini pouch, ideal for storing it in your purse when you’re not wearing it.
7. Home Bazaar Clubhouse Birdhouse
Why just have a normal birdhouse when you can have a hand-made, luxury birdhouse instead? Crafted from the finest materials and built with the birds comfort in mind, this impressive birdhouse needs no assembly and is ready to mount on arrival. The house has also been designed for easy maintenance and cleaning, so you can keep it looking great year-round.
8. House Of Fluff Women’s Faux-Fur Explorer Hat
Available in both black and white, the House Of Fluff’s Explorer Hat delivers a mix of comfort and style. The faux-fur hat also features pull-down flaps to keep your ears warm in the coldest weather.
9. GoBone Smart Bone
The GoBone Smart Bone is capable of keeping your dog active around the house and provides a new way to play together. With a range of play modes, the Smart Bone moves by itself and tailors its movement to your dog. The smart software also allows you to take control using your smartphone and enjoy a whole range of games. The tough outer shell can be replaced and cleaned if you have a particularly affectionate dog.