17 unique Kindle cases that you won’t find on Amazon

Best Kindle cases and sleeves that you will not find on Amazon

There are hundreds of stunningly beautiful Kindle cases and sleeves on Etsy. Make sure to see them before buying the same old cover on Amazon.

Most online shoppers assume that the ultimate destination to buy all products related to Kindle e-readers is Amazon. Are they right?

Yes – and no. It’s true that on Amazon you can find the largest number of Kindle cases and accessories.

There is, however, one problem with them. They are mainstream products designed to meet the common taste of the largest number of customers. Are you among them?

If you don’t rely on user ratings, don’t read detailed reviews, don’t depend on what other consumer like and buy, or don’t care whether the product has an “Amazon Choice” badge or not – and if you are looking for a Kindle case nobody else has – you are destined to explore other online destinations than Amazon.

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You will be surprised how many great ideas for the Kindle case or sleeve you can find on Etsy. Below, there are just a few fantastic designs.

Etsy is the first brand which comes to mind when you consider signing up for another online store besides Amazon. This online marketplace for vintage and handmade goods is customers’ top of choice when it comes to customized gifts, personal accessories, home decor, clothing, and almost any category you could possibly think of.

Another thing you should keep in mind when looking for a Kindle case is the fact that accessories usually have higher prices during shopping seasons – when Amazon offers huge discounts on Kindle e-readers and Fire tablet. It’s when users usually add to their baskets various Kindle accessories, so their producers enjoy the harvest time. Why cut the price for Black Friday if customers are willing to buy the Kindle case for a regular price?

In other stores, there is a different story. On Etsy, many of the Kindle sleeves you will see in the following roundup are discounted by even 50%.

The best Kindle cases on Etsy – highlights

The best Kindle case covers you will not find on Amazon

Below, you will see the best Kindle cases and sleeves from Etsy, Uncommon Goods, and Not on the High Street online stores. As usual, the descriptions are accompanied by review excerpts.

We’ve also added Kindle compatibility, so that you don’t waste time on checking out the case that are not available for the Kindle model you own. Enjoy!

Here are the highlights:

  • A slim and lightweight Kindle case – the standard case model but in dozens of unique and gorgeous designs
  • A fashionable purse that doubles as a protective Kindle bag
  • Examples of the best Kindle cases that you can find on Caseable
  • Leather sleeves with extra pockets and added functionality
  • Designer Kindle case covers that can be personalized with a name, initials, or other short text
  • A solid folio case with a beautiful artwork printed on both sides
  • A sleeve that can be used either as a paperback or Kindle case
  • Adorable hand-stitched Kindle case that’s perfect for children
  • A minimalist sleeve that combines natural cork and durable felt
  • An eco-friendly sleeve bag made from recycled cement bags
  • Multiple sleeves and cases that are handmade from natural materials: cotton, felt, or velvet.

If you have any questions regarding Kindle cases, make sure to connect on Facebook or Twitter, and we will try to help you find the perfect thing.

The best Kindle cases and sleeves you won’t find on Amazon

1. Modern Tally Kindle fashion pouch

Floral Kindle fashion pouch for women
Fashion Kindle pouch from Modern Tally - Etsy

From Modern Tally comes one of the most fashionable Kindle accessories you can currently get.

The pouch is designed to serve as a Kindle sleeve but it looks like a beautiful pouch every woman would love to own.

The patterns are crisp, the pouch is padded to protect against drops and bumps. Most importantly, you can customize the sleeve with custom monogram which will be stamped on a leather label.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite

⇢ Etsy – $28.99

2. Personalized Kindle smart cover in over 40 designer variants

The best slim Kindle case on Etsy -available in 40 variants
Designer slim Kindle cases on Etsy - 40 variants

This Kindle case has the same construction as the models that are available on Amazon. It features a lightweight front cover that supports auto/sleep wake function. The back is made from durable plastic.

What makes this case stand out is the number and quality of design variants. In the Hello Journal shop on Etsy, you can find over 40 insanely beautiful artworks. You can be sure you will find the one that meets your taste!

What’s more, some cases can be personalized by adding a name (and you can choose the position, too).

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis

⇢ Etsy – $28.99

3. Affordable designer Kindle case – 80 variants

Slim Kindle case available in 80 artworks
Slim designer Kindle smart covers on Etsy

Hungry for more designs for your Kindle case? Here is another Etsy shop which is a fantastic example how to turn a dull standard case into something exceptional by just printing a gorgeous art work on it.

Australia-based gift shop Papertify offers over 80 beautiful designs they print on the front of the slim Kindle backshell case.

The art work is grouped into themes: floral patterns, street ark, comic-book art, pets, minimalist doodles, photos & texture, cute patterns, nature, and more. Each group is represented by one image. Click on it to see other variants in the theme.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis

⇢ Etsy – from $13.99

4. Leather Kindle case with personalized engraving

Popeq Kindle sleeve with custom engraving - Etsy

From Popeq comes a range of beautiful leather sleeves that would be a great of every woman’s style.

What’s most important, you can order the sleeve with a custom text that will be engraved on the front side.

You can also decide on the colors (or patterns) of two-color models.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite

⇢ Etsy – from $43.99

5. “Library due date” book sleeve and Kindle sleeve in one

Book sleeve and Kindle sleeve in one

Here is a refreshing idea in this overview. You can get a sleeve that can be used for either your Kindle or the classic paper book.

The sleeve is hand-crafted by Book Chic with 100% cotton fabric, and padded with a foam to be flexible enough for thinner or thicker objects and give extra protection against drops.

The smaller size (6 by 8.5 inches) will fit the Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, or a mass market paperback. The larger size will be a good choice for the Oasis and standard hardcovers.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis

⇢ Etsy – $13.99

6. Leather cross body purse wallet and Kindle bag

Leather Kindle sleeve and cross body purse

This gorgeous leather purse includes the main compartment for the Kindle e-reader and a few smaller pockets for credit cards, keys, or a phone.

The purse is hand-crafted from vegetable-tanned leather and is hand-stitched with waxed thread. “The unique and fashionable design makes this bag a great fashion item for yourself or an awesome gift for your friends and family.”

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite

⇢ Etsy – $59

7. Gorgeous Kindle case covers on Caseable

Fantastic Kindle compatible case covers on Caseable
Best Kindle case cover designs on Caseable

If you want to be sure you’ll have a Kindle case nobody else has, make sure to visit Caseable. The site offers multiple designs for Kindle and Kindle Paperwhite – not a few, not a few dozens, but hundreds!

You will love the graphics. They are created by most talented designers from around the world and curated by the Caseable team. What’s more, you will be able to personalize the visual you select.

A few examples are showcased above, but make sure to check out the rest of the designs!

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis

⇢ Caseable – from $29.99

8. Adorable handmade Kindle cover for kids

Adorable Kindle folio case for kids - Etsy

Here is an exceptionally cute Kindle cover that is handcrafted to order by Felt Berry UK. This folio case cover is stitched from colorful felt elements to create an image of an adorable pet.

Other design variants are available in the Felt Berry UK shop on Etsy. When placing an order, you can select the secondary color of the felt.

Compatible: Kindle Paperwhite

⇢ Etsy – $34.99

9. “Newsprint” padded sleeve with front cargo pockets

Newsprint padded sleeve for Kindle with external pockets

Here is another Kindle sleeve that refers to a beautiful world of reading.

Designed by Jiu Jiu, the sleeve features the newsprint pattern on both sides. It closes with two Velcro tapes and is fully padded to give extra protection against bumps.

There are two external front pockets that are large enough to keep your smartphone, earphones or a wallet.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite

⇢ Etsy – $22.99

10. Kindle sleeve made from recycled cement bags

Kindle sleeve made from a recycle cement bag

On Uncommon Goods you can find a unique tablet and e-reader sleeve that is made by Wendren Setzer from recycled cement bags. The paper is being combined with cotton fabric, stitched, and covered with water-resistant layer (nanotechnology liquid glass).

The stunning print on the bag is inspired by mid-1800s botanical illustrations. The sleeve closes with strong magnets and is large enough to accommodate the iPad mini 5, but Kindle Oasis might be too wide to fit inside.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite

⇢ Uncommon Goods – $39.99

11. Retro-style leather Kindle case bag

Vintage leather retro-style Kindle sleeve - Etsy

Take a look at this vintage look! The sleeve is designed and hand-stitched by Leather Works Atelier from vegetable-tanned leather and is offered in Cinnamon tint.

“We design & create products that are stylish, practical and each with a story of its own. Our fine quality leather goods will last a very long time and will age beautifully.”

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite

⇢ Etsy – $44.99

12. Jackie Martin fabric sleeve with personalized cotton emblem

Beautiful padded Kindle sleeve with personalized cotton emblem

From Jackie Martin Designs comes beautifully handmade Kindle cover is compatible with all current models. It is self-padded for enhanced protection and available in raspberry pink and pink daisy color.

You can order the seller to add the name, initials, or other short text to be stitched on a cute cotton emblem that’s located on a flap.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis

⇢ NOTHS – $25

13. Bright velvet Kindle case with colorful ribbon

Bright velvet Kindle case - Etsy

This case stands out from the crowd. It’s the only velvet Kindle folio case that we could find on the web.

The bright yellow outside goes very well with a colorful ribbon that’s used to close the case and use it with one hand.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite

⇢ Etsy – $33.99

14. Minimalist cork & felt Kindle sleeve

Minimalist cork and felt Kindle sleeve
Kindle sleeve made of white cork

E-reader and tablet cases and sleeves made from cork are getting more and more popular. However, there are only few models available on Amazon. Etsy comes to the rescue!

Take a look at this minimalist sleeve crafted in Germany by Stilbag. The sleeve combines high-quality cork (outside) with 100% cotton felt (inside).

The cork is naturally resistant to dirt and water; it’s also easy to clean – just use a damp cloth.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis

⇢ Etsy – $31.99

15. Delightful pet-shaped sleeve from Julia Cute

Cute fluffy Kindle sleeve
Julia Cute pet shaped Kindle sleeves

What are the cutest Kindle sleeves you can get right now? Meet Julia Cute. These sleeves are insanely cozy and evoke the desire to spend the rest of the day reading a book!

The sleeves are shaped like adorable animals: rabbits, bears, or kittens (which one do you love the most?). You can get a variant made from fluffy and soft material. Or you can get the same design but handmade with 100% cotton.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, message the seller to get the Kindle Oasis size

⇢ Etsy – $33.99

16. Slim white linen Kindle sleeve with a button

White linen Kindle sleeve with button closure
Wonderful BluCase white linen Kindle sleeves

Wonderful sleeves handmade by BluCase from naturally washed liken are featured in almost all our case roundups. The sleeves are created with attention to details and evoke nothing but positive energy!

There are several designs that are tailored for Kindle models, including the Oasis with battery case. The colorful cotton layer on the front doubles as a large pocket for earphones or a library card. And there is a large button that doesn’t only secure the Kindle in place but is a wonderful design detail.

Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis

⇢ Etsy – from $23.99

17. Customized Kindle folio case with gorgeous art work

Red polka dot Kindle folio case on Etsy
Best designer folio Kindle cases on Etsy

Have you ever bought a folio case for your Kindle? A black one? In fact, on Amazon there is a limited number of colorful folio cases for Kindle. Even the leading third-party sellers, such as MoKo or Fintie, offer 15-20 design variants at most – and many of them are the same.

If you are determined to buy a folio Kindle case but want to have a unique, fresh art work, head to Hello Journal shop on Etsy.

You can find here beautiful designs, including watercolor polka dot, floral & animal illustrations, abstract color collages, nature-inspired backgrounds, minimalist black & white illustrations, as well as mandala circles.

Please keep in mind that you can personalize the case by adding the name, initials, and other short text on the front.

✨ Compatible: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis

⇢ Etsy – from $28.99

Where to buy Kindle cases and sleeves?

Where can you find gorgeous Kindle cases and accessories, if you want to check out other possibilities than Amazon? Here are the few online stores we frequently explore for the best new designs:

Not on the High Street – unlike other stores, the site offers beautiful things – showcased beautifully. The team is hunting for the best items on the net to include them in the growing catalog of curated products.

eBay – a proven place to shop for affordable Kindle case covers and accessories. Sometimes, you can find here the case that’s the same as the branded one you’ve found on Amazon but costs two-thirds of the price.

Caseable – it’s one of our favorite sites that offer custom cases for various mobile devices, including the Kindle. You’ll surely find the design that fits your need, as there are hundreds of them, Plus, you can design your own Kindle case from scratch.

Etsy – this is our favorite marketplace for custom items, hand-crafted to order. There are a plenty of unique Kindle sleeves and jackets to choose from. Most of them are handmade to order; many can be personalized.

Don’t stop exploring. Here are other popular lists for Kindle lovers:

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