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Cheap gifts that only look expensive
Surprise and delight loved ones with these fun, yet inexpensive picks.
Sometimes it can seem like the list of people to buy gifts for grows longer and longer each year. But that doesn’t need to bust your budget. With these inexpensive, handmade treasures and stocking stuffers, you’ll be able to check everyone off with a smile on your face.
Top gifts for under $10
If you’re looking for the all-around best gift on a budget, here are some ideas to get you started. At less than $10 each, these options will still be very appreciated.
City Coloring Book
Faux Fur Leopard Print Indoor Slippers
Sephora Favorites Hello! Holy-Grail Greats
Book Lover Candle
Crystal Infused Smudge Spray
Emoji Smiley Plush Cushion
Top gifts for under $20
Presents that pack a punch when you’ve got a little extra jingle in your pocket.
Gel lab pro nail polish
Funky mood lighting
Acrylyc Watch Hat
Mandalorian - Peekaboo
Funny Kitchen Towels
Pebble Soap Dish (natural stone colors)
Fun and creative DIY gifts
These presents come with a fun do-it-yourself twist — and will save you some cash.
Melissa & Doug Build-Your-Own Wooden Birdhouse
Self-Love Workbook for Women
Grow Your Own Sunflowers Gift Set
Gin Infusion kit
DIY Solar printing kit, cyanotype kit
More ideas for inexpensive DIY gifts
Looking for something a little more creative? Here are a few ideas for gifts under $10 that any recipient will find thoughtful.
- A framed photo. It’s fairly inexpensive to pick up a photo frame like this one to house a special photo of your recipient. The photo could be of the two of you or of another important person in their life. To save even more, print your photos at home.
- A patch, button or pin. This is a classic, cheap gift that shows you’re clued into your recipient’s personality. With patches and pins available for even the most eclectic interests and hobbies, you can find the perfect one.
- Spa miniatures. Give a tiny bit of luxury by purchasing a small quantity of a high-quality product. A stylized mini spa gift set is a great gift any time of year.
- Confetti popper. An adorable confetti popper is a super fun gift that’s sure to help you celebrate the season. Bring a youthful joy to the party when you give an exciting gift like this one.
- Cute socks. Everyone likes having warm feet. Pick up a pair of socks with personality to help your recipient’s toes feel cozy.
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