Give The Coolest Gift: A Custom Bobblehead

Posted on: 5:59 am, June 18, 2013, by

Credit: CustomBobbleheads.com

Credit: CustomBobbleheads.com

Wondering what to get someone for a wedding? Maybe a graduation? If you’re bored by the idea of browsing a registry and want to give something truly special, you might check out CustomBobbleheads.com.

WHNT News 19 noon anchor and investigative reporter Carrie Marchese recently wed weekend meteorologist Brandon Chambers on the Italian seaside. WHNT News 19 morning meteorologist Ben Smith knew he wanted to get them a gift that would really stand out – so he opted for a custom bobblehead!

CustomBobbleheads.com gives buyers direct input in the crafting of the product. Users start by submitting photos of the individual(s) they’d like to see in bobblehead form. Then the website’s “skilled artists” sculpt and hand-paint the bobblehead – sending photos of the molds to the buyer along the way – who then signs-off on the final product before it ships.

WHNT News 19's Carrie Marchese and Brandon Chambers from CustomBobbleheads.com

WHNT News 19′s Carrie Marchese and Brandon Chambers from CustomBobbleheads.com

Buyers can also add-on specialty items in addition to choosing the base for the bobble – things like a special hat, glasses or a favorite pet.

Standard body-bobbles feature a number of body types – plus the custom head of your liking. Pricing starts at just over $140 for a single bobble and increases as you add additional bobbles or features.