50 Sweet Birthday Gift Ideas for Her Sweet Sixteen

If you’re looking for ideas to help make her sweet sixteen even more memorable, you’ve come to the right place. Below you will find a list of 50 amazing gift ideas that are perfect for this special occasion.

Sweet 16 Birthday Gifts

sweet sixteen silver chain

Charming Sixteen: Infinity Collection Sweet 16 Charm Necklace

She’ll love this silver plated sweet sixteen necklace and charm. The chain measures 18″ with a 2″ extender. It also includes a small jewelry bag.

birthday frame with a picture inside and quotes

So She Can Remember Her Day: Malden International Designs Sentiments “Sweet 16 Reflections Shadowbox” Picture Frame

She can show off her favorite picture to remember her special day with this black picture frame. The picture opening is 4″ x 6″. The glass and mat are screenprinted, and it can be displayed on a shelf or table with the easel back.

jewelry box for sweet sixteen birthday

For Her New Jewelry: Sweet Sixteen Brushed Silver Jeweled Inlay Jewelry Music Box

This music box has a place for a 4″ x 6″ photo surrounded by small jewels. The inside is 4″ x 4″ and lined with black velvet for her favorite pieces. She can watch the music mechanism play “You Light Up My Life” through the glass.

This brushed silver jewelry box measures 8″ x 6″ x 2.5″.

standing table frame made of wood

Party Decor: Rustic Wooden Framed Table Top Standing Chalkboard Sign

This trendy idea of decorating a chalkboard with the birthday girl’s favorites is so fun! This chalkboard has a non-porous finish and is also magnetic. Made of steel and wood, it’s perfect for any party decor.

The writing surface measures 10″ x 7″ so you can write all about the birthday girl.

It’s easily cleaned with chalkboard cleaning solution or a damp rag and will not smear. After the party, she can display it in her room.

Fujifilm instax camera

Photo Fun: Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera Accessories Kit Bundle

She’ll love this camera and accessories bundle. From Fujifilm, this adorable instant camera has tons of accessories and comes in a variety of colors. You can choose cobalt blue, ice blue, flamingo pink, smokey white, or lime green.

It comes with a custom case with strap, 40 sheets of INSTAX film, a photo album, sticker frames, a selfie mirror, and more. It also includes 4 colored filters for taking unique photos.

The INSTAX MINI 9 includes optical 0.

37x real image viewfinder, auto exposure with manual switching, and a built-in flash. This will be one of her favorite gifts!

leather messenger bag for girl

For All Her Stuff: Vere Gloria Messenger Bag

This messenger bag by Vere Gloria has a vintage look and is made of thick cotton canvas. It’s trimmed in cowhide leather. The inside has 2 pockets and an interior zipper pocket. It’s the perfect size for her laptop, books, or whatever she wants.

It measures 9.8″ x 11.8″ x 2.7″.

She can choose to wear it as a shoulder bag or as a cross body bag. It has a button closure and the 52″ strap is adjustable. It’s available in khaki or brown.


Little Bit of Everything: Beyond Bookmarks Trendy Gal Gift Pack

This fun gift pack has a little bit of everything. From pampering to room decor, she’ll love the items included. It has a string of colored lights, a personalized message on a bookmark, a dry erase board, aromatherapy foot cream, a jojoba hair mask, a cucumber and aloe vera face mask, nail file, a phone grip and stand, and that’s not all! It also has a 14k gold-dipped 16″ necklace, sticky notes, lip balm, and a multi-color pen.

It’s like a ton of presents in one!


For the Princess: Vlando Princess Style Jewelry Box from Netherlands Design Team

This princess style jewelry box is made of premium synthetic Pu leather and has a velvet and flannel interior. You can choose from blue, red, or pink. It measures 9″ x 6.3″ x 6.7″. The inside tray and divider can be removed if she’d like.

It has a mirror and a sturdy strap for carrying around.


Apply Makeup Like a Star: Fabuday Makeup Mirror with Lights, Lighted Vanity Mirror Light

She’ll feel like a movie star with this makeup mirror! It’s adjustable and is USB or battery operated. With the 24 LED lights, she has the perfect setting for applying her makeup or fixing her hair. She can adjust the brightness, and it’s simple to assemble and take apart for travel.

It includes a 59″ USB cord and a cleaning cloth.


High School Bucket List: 97 Things to Do Before You Finish High School Paperback

This book includes fun ideas to try before graduating. She’ll love reading through the unique, and sometimes crazy, suggestions. The ideas are broken down into 9 categories with headings such as For Your Personal Development, To Express Yourself, To Get to Know the World Around You, With/For Friends, and more.


Multi-function Room Decor: Syka 40 LED Photo Clips Lights/Holder

Not only can she add fairy lights to her room, she can also show off her favorite photos. This string of 40 LED lights is 16.4 feet long and has photo clips. It can be powered using the included USB cord or with batteries.

It includes a remote control with an auto timer that keeps it on for 6 hours and off for 18 hours. It also has 8 lighting modes including sequential, steady on, slow fade, twinkle/flash, and more.

This is sure to be one of her favorite presents!


Art Comes to Life: TIPEYE 3D Pen with 18 Colors

She’ll be creating for months with this set of 3D pens in 18 colors. Each color has 10 feet of PLA filament for a total of 180 feet. It includes finger stalls for easier drawing and to prevent burns, a paper model, and an Ebook with 200 stencils.

The TIPEYE 3D pen can use either the ABS or PLA filament. It’s made of aircraft-grade aluminum, and it comes with a 30-day return and a 1 year warranty. It measures 6.7″ long and prints at a temperature of 180-200 degrees Celsius.

This is a unique gift she’s sure to enjoy.


The Easiest Way to Keep a Diary: Q&A a Day for Me: A 3-Year Journal for Teens Diary

For teens that aren’t crazy about writing but still want to remember important dates, this is the perfect diary. It features one question per day that prompts her to write about her friends, outfits, embarrassing moments, and more.

She can start as soon as she receives it. She’ll love looking back at her answers to questions and seeing how she’s changed from one year to the next.


Bangle Bracelet: Miss Pink Birthday Gifts for Her Stainless Steel Expandable Bangle

This bangle bracelet handmade by Walking on Moonlight will be one of her favorite pieces of jewelry. Made of stainless steel, it’s 2.5″ in diameter and is adjustable.

The charms are made of zinc alloy with nickel, and the hoops to attach the charms are made of stainless steel.

It arrives ready to gift.


Sweet Feet: Sweet Sixteen Socks

These one size fits most custom socks feature a comfortable toe seam and moisture management. It also has a cushioned sole and is made of 94% polyester, 4% rubber, and 2% spandex. Best of all, it arrives already wrapped and ready to give.


16 Reasons Why: Sixteen Reasons Why You’re Amazing: Sentimental Journal Keepsake With Quotes

For the loved ones who love to be sentimental, this fill in the blank paperback makes a perfect gift. It features inspirational quotes and space to write 16 reasons why you think they’re amazing. It has 34 pages and is something she will treasure forever.


Coffee, Tea, or Decor: Pavilion Gift Company 66352 Sweet 16 Coffee Mug

She can use this 20 ounce Sweet 16 coffee mug for drinking or to sit on her desk or shelf. Made of ceramic, it is microwave and dishwasher safe. Toss in a gift card to her favorite coffee shop, and you’ve got a great present!


Let Everyone Know: SWEET 16 Lace Sash

Something fun for the night out or the party at home, this lace sash will let everyone know she’s celebrating her sweet 16! Made of quality material, it’s guaranteed to lay flat and not bend or roll up.


One for Each Year: EFYTAL 16th Birthday Gifts for Girls, Sterling Silver Sweet 16 Necklace

Handcrafted by EFYTAL, this sterling silver necklace includes 16 beads – one for each year. It has an elegant look but is made of strong material. It comes with a 5-year warranty on the chain. It measures 18″ and comes wrapped with a card.


Monumental Memories: Cottage Garden Sweet Sixteen May Every Year be Special Keepsake Box

This round keepsake box is perfect for her small treasures. It has an ivory finish with ivory rope trim. It measures 4.5″ x 4.5″ x 2.5″. The hinged lid keeps items safe and secure. Pair this dainty keepsake box with a new piece of jewelry for a present she won’t soon forget.


For Your Niece: JZSTA Niece Keychain Gift from Aunt Sweet 16

This beautiful stainless steel keychain is a wonderful present for your niece. It features A. A. Milne’s famous quote: Always remember you’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and loved more than you know.

It adds in ‘To My Niece’ and ‘Love, Aunt’.


Princess for a Day: Crystal Rhinestone Sweet 16 Floral Heart Tiara

It’s her day to feel like a princess, so it’s the perfect time to wear this sweet floral heart tiara with crystal rhinestones. It measures 6.5″ x 2″. It includes combs on both sides for setting and holding easily.


#itsyourbirthday: 16th Birthday Shirt

She’ll love this classic fitted tee that features her day. Available in red, black, dark heather, purple, and pink, it comes in sizes small – 3X. The solid colors are 100% cotton, and the heather gray is a cotton/polyester blend.


Diary for Mom and Daughter: Just Between Us: Mother & Daughter: A No-Stress, No-Rules Journal

Anything goes in this diary between mom and daughter. It includes writing prompts, mini quizzes, and tons of free space for adding whatever they want. It also has advice from both generations, bookmarks, and beautiful illustrations.

This hardcover journal is a great way to keep open the lines of communication and will be a treasured keepsake for many years.


Mermaids Rule: LAGHCAT Mermaid Tail Blanket

This comfy crochet mermaid blanket will be her favorite! It’s available in blue, pink, gray, purple, violet, classic green, lake blue, rose red, and vivid green. You’re sure to find her favorite! Made of 70% Orlon and 30% cotton, it measures 71″ x 35.

5″. It also arrives with a matching daypack and a silver necklace.


For Teens by Teens: Teen to Teen: 365 Daily Devotions by Teen Girls for Teen Girls Hardcover

Written by teens for teens, this devotional includes personal experiences so your teen can relate. It gives advice on dealing with difficult situations and helps them grow closer to Christ. It’s a great way to learn from others’ accomplishments and failures.


Capture the Memories: Pavilion Gift Company Picture Frame

Most teen girls love picture frames, and you can’t go wrong with this white and silver frame by Pavilion Gift Company. It measures 9.25″ x 7.25″ and has an opening for a 4″ x 6″ photo. It has an easel back that’s perfect for sitting on her nightstand, table, or desk.


Beautiful Necklace: Sterling Silver Open Heart Necklace Pendant

Sixteen is the perfect age to start gifting jewelry that she can wear forever. This sterling silver open heart necklace has ‘sweet 16’ inscribed. The chain measures 18″, and the pendant includes Swarovski crystal and cubic zirconia.

It arrives with a jewelry bag.


Sweet Hydration: Pavilion Gift Company Sweet 16 Water Bottle

Cute water bottles are all the rage. Now she’ll have one marking her 16th birthday. This pink water bottle holds 18 ounces of her favorite drink and is made of stainless steel. It will keep drinks cold for hours.

The lid has a ribbed edge and rubber seal to help prevent spilling. It measures 10″ tall.


Precious Moments Collectible: Precious Moments Growing In Grace, Age 16, Bisque Porcelain Figurine

If you’re looking for a collectible to mark this special occasion, this is perfect. You can choose brunette or blonde. Made of bisque porcelain and hand painted, this figurine from Precious Moments stands 6″ tall.

She will love displaying this in her room.


Charming Sweet Sixteen: beffy Girl’s Floating Living Memory Charms Lockets Necklace

This adorable necklace features floating charms inside a metal locket pendant. The stainless steel chain measures 21.6″ plus 2″ for adjusting. The clear glass pendant is surrounded by rhinestones and has a magnetic closure.

The set includes all 12 birthstone color crystal charms and the Sweet 16 charm set. She can customize it however she likes. The Sweet 16 charm set includes the following charms: cell phone, lipstick, purse, sweet 16 heart, and the number 16.

She can wear it, display it in her room, or hang it from her rear view mirror.


License to Drive: The Driving Book: Everything New Drivers Need to Know but Don’t Know to Ask Paperback

Whether she’s taken Driver’s Ed or taken her test, this book is perfect for beginning drivers. This paperback book covers tons of scenarios she may encounter while driving. From changing a flat to handling the car in the rain, she’s certain to find out many things she hadn’t previously thought of.

It has 176 pages and even covers scenarios about texting and driving.


For Her Room: Modern Theme Canvas Wall Art

This 4-piece set of 12″ or 16″ square wall art will look stunning in any room. Printed on high quality canvas, you can choose from flowers, leaves, or an ocean theme. Wrapped onto a wooden frame, the pieces arrive ready to hang and gallery wrapped.


Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend: 1/2 Carat Diamond Studs 14K Yellow Gold

Sixteen is the perfect age for her first pair of real diamond earrings. These 1/2 carat studs with 14K yellow gold from Pompeii3 are a fantastic choice. Every teen girl remembers their first pair of diamond earrings.

She will absolutely love this present! The pair arrives in a gift box and comes with a lifetime warranty.


For the Bookworm: All-new Kindle

If she loves to read, you can’t go wrong with a Kindle. It has a front light so she can read anywhere day or night. It has a 167 ppi glare-free display and tons of features. She can highlight text, adjust the text size, look up and translate words, and more.

One battery charge lasts for weeks. She can pair Bluetooth headphones and listen to her favorite books on audio. This Kindle features 4GB of storage.


Jewelry Display: Lucky Feather Zodiac Ring Dish

Perfect for the jewelry she wears often, this ceramic jewelry tray features her zodiac sign with a constellation. It arrives gift ready.


Bedroom Decor: Ambesonne 16th Birthday Decorations Throw Pillow Cover

This fun throw pillow features stars, hearts, and flowers with Sweet Sixteen in bold letters. It measures 20″ x 20″ and is made of polyester. Pair this with a pillow insert for a great birthday gift.


Party Props: Photo Booth Props By PartyGraphix

Make her party pictures even more fun with this set of 15 photo booth props. Easy to put together, each one includes adhesive strips of double-sided tape to attach to the included square sticks. They’re made of sturdy cardstock and can be used as party decorations as well.


Say Anything: Light Pink Felt Letter Board<

These felt letter boards are so fun for teen girls’ bedrooms. Measuring at 10″ x 10″, it has an oak frame and is available in hot pink, lime green, light pink, black, gray, and yellow. It comes with 300 white plastic letters that are easy to place.

It also includes 48 extra pieces including numbers, hashtag sign, dollar sign, and more.


Point Her in the Right Direction: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Paperback

This best-selling book helps teens envision how they want their life to be and gives them the steps to take and get there. Sean Covey includes helpful advice including improving self image, building friendships, achieving their goals, handling social media, resisting peer pressure, and so much more.

This book is a great tool to help any teen move toward the best version of themselves.


Fun & Relaxation: HanZá 8 Bath Bombs Gift Set

What teen girl doesn’t love bath bombs? This set of 8 bath bombs are golf-ball size and packaged to look like jewels. Each one contains natural ingredients including shea butter and essential oils.


Music & Style: Upgraded V4.2 Bluetooth Beanie Hat Headphones Wireless Headset

What’s more fun that a beanie that is Bluetooth enabled? This beanie has a built in 300 mAh battery allowing her to listen to her favorite music for approximately 5 hours on a single charge. While running errands or exercising, she can talk hands-free as well.

It includes V4.2 + Edr Bluetooth technology for connecting to Bluetooth devices easily.

The max volume is more than enough at 100Dp. All of this plus it keeps her warm!


Classic Journal: Leather Writing Journal Notebook, MALEDEN Classic Spiral Bound Notebook

If she enjoys journaling, she will absolutely adore this classic leather journal by MALEDEN. It features line-free paper enabling her to make lists, write, draw, or whatever she chooses.

It measures 5″ x 7″ making it easy to take everywhere.

It includes a built in binder so she can add refill pages. It’s available in black, blue, red, brown, and sky blue.


Fashionable Backpack Set: Alando Canvas Dot Backpack

This fun backpack set is available in different shades and styles of the colors black, blue, rose red, and purple. It’s a 4 piece set that includes the backpack measuring 17.3″ x 6.3″ x 12.2″. She can easily fit her laptop inside.

The shoulder bag measures 9.4″ x 2.8″ x 7.4″. The purse is 7.1″ x 3.9″, and the shopping backpack measures 13.8″ x 15.8″. Made of sturdy canvas, she’ll have a bag for any purpose. The shoulder straps are also padded for comfort.


Perfect Perfume: Vera Wang Princess by Vera Wang

Now is the perfect time to get her that perfume she’s been wanting forever. This 3.4 ounce spray by Vera Wang is perfect for teens. It contains light notes of water lily, mandarin meringue, lady apple, and golden apricot skin.

The mid notes contain Tahitian flowers and pink guava, and it has base notes of amber, pink frosting accord, royal musk, forbidden woods, and chiffon vanilla.


She’ll Love You Infinity: Billie Bijoux Infinity Earrings

Available in dangle, drop, and stud, these earrings will definitely get their share of wear. Made of sterling silver and accented with cubic zirconia stones, these earrings are hypoallergenic. They arrive in a gift box ready for giving to the birthday girl.


For High School & Beyond: Apple MacBook Pro

If a MacBook Pro is all she’s been asking for, now is a great time to splurge a little. With the last couple of years of high school and then college ahead, it’s sure to be worth it. This Intel Core i5 comes with 128GB or 256Gb.

It has Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 and Ultrafast SSD. One charge lasts up to 10 hours. This is definitely a birthday present she’ll remember forever.


For the Photographer: Canon PowerShot S120

This Canon PowerShot is perfect for those interested in photography. It has a ton of features including built in WiFi technology so she can easily transfer her images. She can video in 1080p full HD with stereo sound.

It has 12.1 megapixels and Canon DIGIC 6 image processor for taking pictures in low light. It also has 5x optical zoom and a 24mm wide angle lens. These are just some of the features. After a bit of studying and getting the hang of her new camera, she’ll be shooting like a pro in no time.


Revamp Her Room: Intelligent Design Senna Comforter Set

Out with the young preteen stuff and in with a more sophisticated look. She’ll be thrilled with a new comforter set in this damask pattern available in orange, black, and aqua. The set comes in Twin/Twin XL, Full/Queen, and King.

It includes the comforter, sham (2 for full/queen or king), and 2 throw pillows. It’s designed with soft microfiber and is 100% hypoallergenic.


MK Watch: Michael Kors Parker Rose Gold Wrist Watch

She’ll go nuts over this watch by Michael Kors. Available in gold, rose gold, stainless steel, or brown, she’ll wear it every single day! It has a quartz movement with analog display, and it’s waterproof! Each style is accented with tiny crystals.

She’ll treasure it forever!

Conclusion

You can’t go wrong with any item on this list to help her celebrate this special occasion. If you’ve ever given or received a fabulous sweet 16 gift, be sure to comment below.

Don’t forget to share this list with your friends so they can find the perfect present for their loved one’s sweet 16 as well.



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Jeannie Price
Jeannie Price
Jeannie Price loves living in San Diego, California. A former teacher and author of a children's book, Jeannie's favorite role is being Mom to her three teenage children. Her passions include spicy chai tea, jogging to fun music and feeling the sand between her toes on a beach.

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