African Christmas Gift Ideas

I’m excited…

Christmas is coming!!!!

In my family, we have a tradition of buying gifts for everyone, wrapping them up and putting them under the Christmas tree.

Early on Christmas day morning, we rush to the tree to see what we got.


Irrespective of how old I am now, I am always excited about what gift I may get under the Christmas tree.

If you are thinking of what gifts to give out this Christmas, or you want to create African Inspired gift sets for sale, you might find my top list of African Inspired gifts super helpful:

1. Best selling book by an African author

african gift2. Set of Ankara Bangles

african gifts

3. Natural Hair Products

african gifts

4. African Inspired t-shirt


I actually made a bunch of these tees to sell last year. Any time I look at them, they make me smile

5. African Music

african gift

If you have not watched these people perform, please look for the cd. Not everytime wizkid. I don’t beef Wizkid oh…#justsaying

6. African inspired cards from CaxtonAlile Cards

Caxton Alile Cards

I love their cards, they have so many funny ones.

7. Ankara Throw Pillows

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8. Zobo leaves


Hibiscus leaves kor!

9. African dolls

african gifts


10. Ankara Bags…ofcourse

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You can pack them all up in an Ankara Box

ankara gifts

Or these baskets. Lol


As you give out gifts these season, remember that no gift is too small, it is the heart that matters. If on the other hand, you are a business woman, encourage your clients to give proudly African gifts.

I had so much fun putting together this list, I will like to hear from you, what other African gift idea have you thought of?

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Thank you very much and see you in the comments section.

Best Regards



Comments section


  • Sstar

    Reply Reply December 3, 2014

    Very beautiful collections!!! I recommend a red apron from U will love it!! Also The Girl Entrepreneur by Ibukun Awosika for all lady entrepreneurs. Beautiful Christmas in advance !!!!!!

  • Lizzy Udoji

    Reply Reply December 4, 2014

    Wonderful ensemble. I love gospel CD n bangles most. Season greetings

  • bukky green

    Reply Reply December 4, 2014

    Ĺovely i love this inspiring.ankara diaries wnt be a bas isea too

  • Nancy

    Reply Reply December 4, 2014

    Great idea,was thinking of giving out this Christmas.Thanks alot for putting this together.

  • Adetola Beracah

    Reply Reply December 10, 2014

    Beautiful write-up. It’s high time we started appreciating our culture.
    A simple African print dress won’t be a bad idea. I make them.
    I wish everyone a beautiful Xmas.

  • fem

    Reply Reply December 30, 2014

    Well done! As usual.

  • Sonia Cheesebrough

    Reply Reply March 20, 2016

    Greetings from Ohio!

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