I’ll admit it – I’m a connoisseur of gifts under $15. If it’s cute and inexpensive, I’m there.
So here we are again. The most wonderful time of the year… and by that I mean it’s time to find gifts for the dozens of people on my list without breaking the bank. And they have to be good gifts. Something unique. Something funny. Something delicious.
Maybe you know how that feels?
The search for gifts under $15 is never ending, but I’m feeling good about what I’ve found this year. So good, in fact, that I want to share my findings with you. Each of these gifts is guaranteed to make someone on your list smile. They’re also guaranteed to be gentle on your credit card.
Are you ready? Here they are:
2016’s Top 15 Gifts Under $15
Wine Tote Set: Who doesn’t love a bottle of wine? If you’re gifting bottles of red or white this year, why not kick it up a notch with a wine tote gift set? What I like about this set is that you can write on the totes. Just grab a washable marker and check off the words that describe the wine you’re giving (bold, earthy, sweet, etc). At $10 for one cute ec0-friendly bag, these gifts under $15 are super affordable and great for anyone you know who loves wine, like myself :). Check it out over at Fairgoods.
Sweet Talk Assorted Pen Set: So… how would you feel if I told you that you’re better than unicorns? (You totally are, by the way.) If you’re getting some warm fuzzies, pass them along to someone on your holiday list with this sweet little pen set. Each pen has an adorable compliment written on it – the perfect way to lift someone’s spirits. They write beautifully too, and pair up well with a journal or other writing-related gift. You can find them at ban.do.
Why You’re So Awesome Journal: There’s nothing better than receiving a personalized gift. This “Why You’re So Awesome” journal lets you give your special someone something special by stretching your creative muscles. Each page gives you a prompt about the person you’re giving it to – just fill in each answer and voila! Instant personalized gift. I love the idea of giving this to your mom, your dad, your significant other, or anyne else that you love to pieces. Find your copy at KnockKnockStuff.com.
Toaster Grilled Cheese Bags: Okay, these are just fun. Who doesn’t want something that makes it easier to make grilled cheese? If you love gifts under $15, this clever little set is just what you need. Each pouch lets you grill up your favorite hot sandwich in the toaster. The set comes with three bags, and each one can be used 50 times, which equals a whole lot of tasty sandwiches. No mess, no fuss, just endless melty cheese…yummmmm. Grab your bags over at Uncommon Goods.
Bath Bombs: Do you know someone who loves to relax? Trick question: everyone loves a long, fragrant soak. I love these bath bombs because a) they’re a simple way to treat someone to some “me-time” b) they are all natural and contain no harmful ingredients and c) you can choose different “flavors” especially for the person you’re gifting to. Got a runner on your list? Try Muscle Relief or Joint Relief. Know someone who tends to get colds? Get ’em a couple of Get Well Soons. I love giving bath bombs on their own, as a stocking stuffer, or as part of a bigger gift basket. Pick out your favorites at the Beauty by Earth shop.
Cocktail Grow Kit: Sure, herb gardens are nice… but what about a garden just for cocktails? This little kit is so cute and has everything a person could need to grow their own happy hour. It includes materials to grow thyme, lavender, Thai basil, mint, lemon balm, and blue borage. I like the idea of pairing it with a bottle of your favorite cocktail beverage, but even on its own this is an adorable gift. You can find it at Uncommon Goods.
Disney Waffle Maker: I can tell you from experience that this gift is a big hit for anyone with kids. This tiny waffle maker can make up an endless supply of Mickey Mouse shaped breakfast goods. It’s even easy to clean, which is a must on busy mornings. Whether someone you love loves Mickey, or you know some kids who deserve something a little special for breakfast, you can’t go wrong with this one. Head on over to Bonton to add it to your cart.
Natural Honey Vanilla Bean Li p Balm: Let’s face it: winter is coming and we all need lip balm. I know I do. In fact, I know I’d be thrilled to find a box of four sweet-flavored lip balms in the bottom of my stocking. I like this set because not only does it taste great, it’s made from natural, non-GMO ingredients. Oh! And it als comes in really cute packaging, so it’s perfect for gift giving. Pick up the honey and vanilla flavor or one of the other 4 flavor packs at the Beauty by Earth shop.
Sushi Socks: There’s not too much to say about these. They’re socks. They’ve got sushi on them. They’re colorful, they’re soft, and they make me happy. If they make you happy too, or your know a sushi lover pick ’em up at Skyline Squared. If sushi is just not your thing, they have so many cute pairs to pick from.
Baboochi: For the kids….well, consider this a unique, alien-like stuffed toy that comes with a story book. Perfect for the kids to have a stuffed toy to go along with their bedtime story. Not only is the toy adorable, and something that is sure to be loved by a kid of any age, but the story helps parents teach kids life basics. As a parent, I love for my kid to learn about that! My kids submit me to story time every night and this one has been a hit. You can pick it up over at the Baboochi site and all with free shipping too.
Of Mythical Prop-ortions Phone Stand: This is one of those gifts under $15 that is ridiculous in just the right way. Got a friend who’s better than unicorns? Give them a unicorn head to prop their phone on! It’s silly, adorable, and just right for someone on your gift list. I can guarantee you they don’t have one already. You can find this stand (and lots of other adorable stuff) at Modcloth.
White Marble Cheese Slicer: Mmmm, another cheese related gift, my favorite. This
classy cheese slicer is the perfect gift for someone who entertains often (or who’s like me and just really, really likes cheese). It’s a simple, elegant way to make event prep a breeze, as well as a reasonably priced Christmas or hostess gift. Pair it with your favorite cheese and you’re good to go. You can pick it up by visiting World Market.
Umbra Prisma Picture Frame: Floating picture frames are such a stunning way to make a photograph really stand out. This frame is particularly beautiful and makes a great gift for any photography-nut or home decorator in your life. Make it extra-meaningful by including your favorite picture of you and the person you’re giving it to. It’s available in a few different sizes, but 4×6 is the right choice if you’re looking for gifts under $15. Add it to your cart over at Amazon.
Marital Bliss Game: Who says competition can’t be romantic? If there’s a couple in your life who’s up for a little fun, the Marital Bliss Game is a perfect stocking stuffer. Instead of pitting your favorite couple against each other, this game rewards them for sweet behavior. I love giving this gift to newlyweds, but it’s a great fit for any married couple who needs a little more romance in their lives. Pick it up over at Uncommon Goods.
Stackable Mason Jar Measuring Cups: We all know someone who loves to bake. Why not give them something useful and decorative? I love this set of stackable mason jar measuring cups because it looks great and it’s really useful. It’s also under $15 – who doesn’t love that? If you’ve got someone on your list who’s into new and interesting kitchen accessories, pick them up this perfect gift over at Uncommon Goods.
Morning, Noo n and Night Coffee: And last but not least… coffee. Lots and lots of coffee. There’s definitely someone on your list who can’t function without a cup (or five) of coffee a day. Give them a unique way to enjoy their daily joe with this gift set. They’ll get three bags of coffee, each specifically blended for a certain time of day. Pair it up with a unique mug or interesting add-ins for the perfect coffee-themed gift. Find this gift set over at Uncommon Goods.
So what do you think? Adding any of these to your shopping basket? Do you have any fun, interesting, or unique gifts under $15 of your own to share? Don’t keep them to yourself! Let us all know about them in the comments below.
P.S. Prices are always changing over the holiday’s, please don’t be mad at me if one of these gifts has gone up a dollar or two over $15! 🙂