50 Best 40th Birthday Gift Ideas

Unique 40th Birthday Gift Ideas

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They say 40 is the time in your life that you really hit your sweet spot. You’ve gained the wisdom you need to really figure this stuff out. If you have a friend or loved one turning 40, it’s a time for a birthday celebration. Here are 50 gift ideas for the 40-year-old in your life:

1. Edible Arrangements® Today We Celebrate You

Today We Celebrate You

This delectable arrangement features pineapple daises and stars dipped in chocolate, grapes, and honeydew. It comes with a decadent Gourmet Belgian Chocolate Pop and a fun birthday balloon.

Cost: $104.99

2. Edible Arrangements® Grand Confetti Fruit Cupcake®

Grand Confetti Fruit Cupcake

This delicious treat features chocolate dipped pineapple cupcakes, strawberries, honeydew, and cantaloupe. It all comes complete in a cupcake-themed keepsake container.

Cost: $99.99

3. 40th Birthday Necklace

40th Birthday Necklace

This necklace features four rings for four decades. It is handmade with mixed metals in silver and gold with a sterling silver chain.

Cost: $43.49

4. Garmin vívosmart® 3 Fitness Watch

Garmin vívosmart® 3 Fitness Watch

When you reach your forties, you’ve got to keep a handle on your health. This fitness watch tracks steps, floors climbed, calories burned, intensity minutes, sleep, and heart rate.

Cost: $119.99

5. Monogram Set of 4 Marble & Acacia Wood Coaster Set

Monogram Set of 4 Marble & Acacia Wood Coasters

This set of four coasters is made from marble and natural acacia wood. It also includes a monogram for a personalized touch.

Cost: $47.00

6. Leather Tote Bag

Leather Tote Bag

This canvas and leather bag can carry your books, magazines, wallets — whatever you need to carry. No matter what you throw in it, it still looks fashionable.

Cost: $110.00

7. Eberjey Gisele Pajamas

Eberjey Gisele Pajamas

These pajamas are made with a blend of super-soft modal jersey that feels cool to the touch and effortlessly supple. They’re the perfect gift for a 40-year-old who deserves a bit of rest and relaxation.

Cost: $120.00

8. Bey Berk Grooming Kit

Bey Berk Grooming Kit
This handy set includes all the tools you for any grooming scenario you might run into while on the go. It includes razor, additional razor cartridges, mirror, toothbrush, comb, fingernail clippers, and more.

Cost: $97.99

9. The Vanderbilt Fine Leather Portfolio

The Vanderbilt Fine Leather Portfolio

This portfolio is made of full grain American leather and is 100% made in the U.S.A. It perfectly fits a legal pad, pen, and more.

Cost: $114.00

10. Automatic Cold Brew Coffeemaker

Cuisinart® Cold Brew Coffee Maker

This cold brew maker takes up minimal space on your counter and makes a great cup of cold brew coffee in as little as 25 minutes.

Cost: $79.99

11. All-Clad Immersion Blender

All-Clad Immersion Blender

An immersion blender is a kitchen must-have. You can use it for everything from pureeing soups to chopping nuts.

Cost: $99.95

12. Under Armour UA Post Canyon Mid Waterproof

Under Armour UA Post Canyon Mid Waterproof

These hiking boots provide superior stability and comfort with excellent traction that can take you wherever your adventures take you. They’re perfect for avid hikers and beginners alike.

Cost: $119.99

13. Triple Thick Clarity Embossed Flat Note Card Ensemble

Triple Thick Clarity Embossed Flat Note Card Ensemble

Everyone needs their own personalized stationery. This set features an embossed return address on the back of the envelope and a name on the front.

Cost: $58.95

14. Cuisinart Red Popcorn Maker

Cuisinart Red Popcorn Maker

Got a popcorn lover? This commercial-style popcorn maker has been scaled down for home use. It pops ten cups of popcorn in just three minutes.

Cost: $79.95

15. Sou’Laes Audio: Vinyl Stabilize

Sou'Laes Audio Vinyl Stabilize

This vinyl stabilizer improves the sound of vinyl, making it perfect for lovers of LPs. It’s made with solid aluminum with an anti-slip foam patch on the underside to protect your favorite records.

Cost: $74.95

16. Parrot Mambo Fly

Parrot MiniDrones Mambo Fly

Who says 40 year olds can’t have toys? This drone performs aerial stunts, barrel rolls, and flips to your delight.

Cost: $59.95

17. Silky Soft Bamboo Cotton Sheet Set

Silky Soft Bamboo Cotton Sheet Set

These luxury hybrid bamboo cotton blend sheets are made with 60% viscose from bamboo and 40% cotton. These 300-thread-count sheets are the ultimate in comfort.

Cost: $74.95

18. Google Daydream View

Google Daydream View

With the Daydream View, you can virtually teleport from anywhere to pretty much everywhere you want to be. It’s the perfect gift for tech lovers.

Cost: $99.00

19. The Grill Personalized Maple Cutting Board

The Grill Personalized Maple Cutting Board

This personalized cutting board is made with maple hardwood. You can personalize with any two lines of text below a decorative grilling design.

Cost: $59.99

20. ILIFE V3s Pro Robotic Vacuum

ILIFE V3s Pro Robotic Vacuum

This robot vacuum is perfect for anyone who’s short on time but still wants a clean house. It has pet hair care technology that focuses on picking up hair, dirt, and debris.

Cost: $159.99

21. Brooks Brothers Leather Belt

Brooks Brothers Leather Belt

This leather belt is the perfect way to elevate your look. It features a double belt loop and a pointed tab.

Cost: $98.00

22. Tory Burch Crystal-Pearl Stud Earrings

Tory Burch Crystal Pearl Stud Earring

These crystal pearl stud earrings feature a lustrous Swarovski-crystal pearl dotted with a tiny double-T in brass. They’re the perfect jewelry box classic.

Cost: $78.00

23. 48 ft Black Commercial Medium String Light

48 ft Black Commercial Medium String Light

These string lights make any outdoor party a blast. They feature weatherproof sockets and heavy-duty wire, so they’re hassle free and completely durable.

Cost: $79.95

24. Original Abstract Painting on Canvas

Original Abstract Painting on Canvas

This unique abstract painting is made with professional grade oil and acrylic paints on cotton canvas. It’s great for any art lover or anyone who wants to elevate their decor.

Cost: $89.00

25. New York Times Birthday Book

New York Times Birthday Book

This unique coffee table book features The Times front page from the day you were born, followed by every birthday in your life. It’s fun for reminiscing and reflecting on the years.

Cost: $130.00

26. Grill Master Crate

Grill Master Crate

This Man Crate includes a unique brass-knuckle meat tenderizer, cast iron smoker box, steak thermometers, wood chips, a premium spice blend, and two flavors of barbecue sauce.

Cost: $109.99

27. Baseball Stadium Blueprint Pillows

Baseball Stadium Blueprint Pillows

Does your loved one have a favorite baseball team? This pillow features a beautifully detailed illustration showcasing your favorite stadium’s unique history and architecture on one side and their logo on the other.

Cost: $100.00

28. Cabana Round Beach Towel

Cabana Round Beach Towel

This round beach towel makes for a luxurious day at the beach. It’s delightfully oversized so you can use it to wrap up after a dip in the sea or to relax and soak up some sun.

Cost: $90.00

29. manduka pro® yoga mat

manduka pro® yoga mat

This yoga mat is luxuriously dense and spacious for unmatched comfort and cushioning. It’s great for doing your first downward facing dog or your one hundredth.

Cost: $120.00

30. The Casper Pillow

Casper the Pillow
This pillow is both soft and supportive. The inner pillow is filled with thousands of coated fibers that create a liquid-like feel that moves with you all through the night.

Cost: $75.00

31. AcousticSheep SleepPhones Wireless

AcousticSheep SleepPhones Wireless

You know how your iPhone earbuds hurt when you lie down? These sleeper headphones are the perfect anecdote. They use Bluetooth technology to wirelessly connect with all your devices.

Cost: $99.95

32. Just Breathe Spa Kit

Just Breath Spa Kit

This is the the ultimate spa gift set for relaxation and rejuvenation. It includes coconut soak, a sea sponge, a soy wax candle, and a sea urchin air plant.

Cost: $76.50

33. Dozen Roses Drop Heart Necklace

Dozen Roses Drop Heart Necklace

This heart drop necklace is exquisite. The stunning 24kt gold-plated necklace is crafted in a Y-shape with twelve detailed roses connected with leaves, each featuring a gleaming Swarovski crystal.

Cost: $99.00

34. Hathaway Face-Off Air Hockey Table with Electronic Scoring

Hathaway Face-Off Air Hockey Table with Electronic Scoring

Who doesn’t love air hockey? This five-foot table has a poly-sealed slick playing surface with a 110V UL-approved blower fan, making it the perfect fit for any game room.

Cost: $170.99

35. Vintage 1978 SIMON Says Milton Bradley MB Electronic Memory Game

Vintage 1978 SIMON Says Milton Bradley MB Electronic Memory Game

This vintage game is forty years old, just like your loved one. It’s the perfect classic and great to pull out at parties, barbecues, and other get-togethers.

Cost: $49.99

36. Kindle Paperwhite E-reader

Kindle Paperwhite E-reader

Kindle Paperwhite has a 300 ppi display, resulting in crisp, laser quality text. It reads like paper and has no glare in bright sunlight.

Cost: $139.99

37. 15” Wooden Ship Wheel Wall Clock

15'' Wooden Ship Wheel Wall Clock

This wooden ship wheel clock adds sophistication and style for anyone looking for a nautical theme. It features a fully functional clock which rests perfectly inside the wheel.

Cost: $104.99

38. Tiffany Round Platter

Tiffany Round Platter

Inspired by natural rock formations, this beautiful Tiffany platter is made with crystal glass. It’s perfect for serving cake, appetizers, or whatever you choose.

Cost: $125.00

39. Meyer Lemon Tree

Meyer Lemon Tree

This lemon tree is perfect for lovers of fresh fruit and gourmands alike. It has remarkable cold and heat tolerance, so it’s easy to grow.

Cost: $39.96

40. Recycled Glass Tree Globes

Recycled Glass Tree Globes

These recycled glass globes feature a hand painted tree with branches that explode into splashes of color. Each globe is made from shards of windows and then melted down in a furnace before being blown into a beautiful globe.

Cost: $45.00

41. Recycled Record Bookends

Recycled Record Bookends

These vintage record bookends feature two 7″ 45rpm records bonded together with Trupan, an environmentally friendly composite board made from recycled waste wood. Special requests for the records are available.

Cost: $40.00

42. Catherine Malandrino Romance de Provence Eau de Parfum Gift Set

Catherine Malandrino Romance de Provence Eau de Parfum Gift Set

This fragrance features lush fruity top notes and a hint of orange flower. It’s a luxurious scent that’s perfect for any woman.

Cost: $130.00

43. Lark & Ro Women’s 100% Cashmere Soft Crewneck Pullover Sweater

Lark & Ro Women's 100% Cashmere Soft Crewneck Pullover Sweater

This 100% cashmere sweater is comfortable and soft. This wardrobe classic is updated with a slim and modern fit.

Cost: $115.00

44. Breo iSee 3S Electric Eye Temple Massager

Breo iSee 3S Electric Eye Temple Massager

This temple massager features tender vibrating power to keep your eyes from being sore and air compression to help alleviate eye fatigue, pain, stress, and puffiness. It’s easy to take with you on the go or use from the comfort of home.

Cost: $79.99

45. L.L.Bean Harborview Polarized Sunglasses

L.L.Bean Harborview Polarized Sunglasses

These L.L. Bean polarized sports sunglasses feature 100% UV protection and full polarization. They protect your eyes to keep them feeling fresh, even in the midday sun.

Cost: $59.95

46. Leather Watch Box & Storage Valet

Leather Watch Box & Storage Valet

This watch storage box will hold all of his essentials. With a monogram etched into the glass top, it makes the perfect gift.

Cost: $54.99

47. Garden Treasures Propane Patio Heater

Garden Treasures Propane Patio Heater

Perfect for anyone who loves outdoor entertaining, this patio heater features a heat output of 47,000-BTU with liquid propane. It’s sure to keep your friends warm no matter the weather.

Cost: $139.00

48. Tori Burch Umbrella

Tori Burch Umbrella

Super cute and trendy, this Tory Burch umbrella will save you in the chance of a rainstorm. It comes with a matching cover and a signature logo.

Cost: $53.11

49. Abu Garcia Black Max Combo Fishing Pole

Abu Garcia Black Max Combo Fishing Pole

This fishing pole will instantly elevate your fishing game. It features stainless steel ball bearings with an aluminum spool.

Cost: $69.99

50. Hammer Black Widow Legend

Hammer Black Widow Legend

Got a bowler on your list? This ball is carbon-infused for added strength and durability at the lanes.

Cost: $119.99

Put in a little thought and the 40th birthday gift you choose is sure to make your loved one’s birthday just a little bit brighter. No matter what you choose, they’re sure to appreciate your thoughtfulness!