Stocking Stuffers for the Female Gamer in your Life
With the holidays right around the corner, everyone has begun seriously thinking about the gifts they want to offer to their close ones. If you’ve found yourself scratching your head at what you could include as a stocking stuffer for the female gamer in your life, here are our suggestions.
You’ve probably heard about the negative effect of our screens’ blue light on our eyes, and gamers are especially at risk because of the focus and intensity some games require. That’s why blue-light glasses, which are specially designed to filter blue light and reduce its negative impacts on your health. You can find them easily online at retailers in a variety of styles.
LED Light Strips
LED lights elevate any decor, and gamers are known to love its funky neon colors for their gaming set-ups. It’s such a staple that even IKEA has them! It’s an easy and fun last-minute gift to stuff in the gaming women of your life.
Fun Decor and Accessories
In the same vein as LED light strips, some geeky decor is also a good gift idea. It could be magnets, figurines, posters, controller-holders or geeky lamps: start researching her favorite character’s name with some of those keywords and see what comes up!
Self-care isn’t just about pampering yourself with face masks and manicures: a good gaming session is also a good way to relax and let off some steam. A good candle can definitely upgrade that experience. If you don’t know already, ask around for her favorite scents, or just get some really fun nerdy candles on Etsy.
Stickers can be used to decorate a laptop, a water bottle, or a journal: the point is, options are limitless! Get her stickers inspired by her favorite games as an easy option. If you’re not sure where to start, check Etsy or Instagram for creators with unique designs.
Bookworms aren’t the only ones who deserve to be comfortable! Warm socks, especially in the winter months, are a must-have for any gamer, but it’s true that women tend to get cold a bit easier. Big, fluffy socks are a great gift idea, and you can even go the extra mile and get her some gaming-inspired ones.
We all know snacking is a must when gaming, and that includes drinks! Tea is a great choice because there are so many varieties that you’re sure to find something to please her. If you’re not sure what she likes, go for sampler sizes of gift assortments.
Femme Gaming Merch!
Did you think we weren’t going to include our own merch? We offer cool and cozy items, like beanies, mugs, journals, pillows, and other accessories, all of which help us spread the word about women in gaming. Double that good-cause karma, because a percentage of sales also go to Sistering, a multi-service agency that helps women and trans people who struggle with housing. Check out our shop and help the female gamers in your life to join the #FemmeArmy!
Did you find any inspiration from this list? Whatever you end up choosing, just remember: it’s the thought that counts, not the quantity, or the value, of the gifts. Something small but meaningful will make your loved one feel heard and seen, and that’s the best gift of all. Happy Holidays from everyone at Femme Gaming!
Written by By Billie Gagné-LeBel