The Lighter Side

Memorable gifts, novelties and games for all occasions

The Lighter Side catalog specializes in memorable gifts for all occasions, featuring items that are designed to delight, entertain and amuse, all at the same time.

What's Inside:
  • The Lighter Side - Since 1979, The Lighter Side catalog has provided a unique collection of over 500 lighthearted gifts for all occasions that exude "wit and whimsy, merriment and mirth", while serving an ever growing audience of gift-givers. Whether you're shopping for a baby girl or grandmother, a co-worker, sports enthusiast or your impossible to shop for grandpa, you'll find gifts for him or for her, as well as items that cater to all ages, hobbies and interests.


  • Apparel & Accessories - Discover a fun-loving selection of t-shirts and sweatshirts that range from sassy to sentimental and everything in between. Find children's and adult sized tees and sweatshirts that feature funny graphic messages and cherished characters. The Lighter Side also outfits you with jackets and camp style shirts, loungewear and sleepwear, aprons, bags, jewelry, headwear and footwear for yourself and everyone on your gift list.


  • Housewares & Decor - The Lighter Side puts the fun back in functional with a selection of useful housewares and home decor items that merge cuteness with convenience. Choose from calendars, clocks and candles to wall art, yard and garden accents, car accessories, quirky housewares for the bathroom and kitchen, and more house and car-friendly gifts for all occasions.


  • Collectibles & Novelties - Famous for their collection of licensed and nostalgic collectible merchandise, The Lighter Side catalog gives you access to all of your favorite blasts from the past including figurines and memorabilia that feature an assortment of unforgettable icons including Betty Boop, I Love Lucy, Elvis, Looney Tunes, the Peanuts gang, and even more memorable gifts from yesteryear.


  • Personalized Gifts - No matter if you're celebrating your parents, great uncle, the sports enthusiast or the graduate, The Lighter Side helps you find personalized gifts categorized by relationship and or/interest. Add names, messages and/or sentiments to personalized tees and totes, throws and pillows, mugs, caps, ornaments, toys, frames and plaques, doormats and plenty of other customizable gift options.
For over 30 years, The Lighter Side catalog has continued to delight hundreds of thousands of satisfied customers, including both mail order and Internet shoppers who count on The Lighter Side Co. to produce a series of memorable gifts that celebrate the lighter side of life.