21 Days Left Till Christmas- Gifts For $30 And Under

45 Thoughtful Gifts Under $30 That Everyone Will Love

Stick to your holiday budget with these unique, inexpensive finds.

Thoughtful Gifts Under $30
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The holiday season calls for parties, age-old traditions, and plenty of presents. It’s easy to let the growing number of people on your Christmas shopping list steal your holiday spirit … until you realize that there are tons of creative, budget-friendly options out there. Start by looking through this list of hand-picked Christmas gifts under $30 to get inspiration for everyone on your list. These thoughtful and unique finds cover everything from tech to beauty, and are perfect for for co-workers, friends, family, you name it. And if you’re looking for something even more wallet-friendly (okay, cheaper), we also have plenty of incredible gift ideas under $5under $10, and under $20. Remember, it’s truly the gift that matters, not how much you spend on it.

1Nylon Rucksack

AMAZON

PINCNELamazon.com

$25.99

Great for the person always on-the-go, this nylon and leather backpack is the perfect size to store all of her daily essentials. While this two-toned beauty isn’t big enough to fit her laptop, its six pockets will keep all of her books, beauty products, and accessories organized.

2

PERFECT FOR MOM

Mini Maker

AMAZON

DASHamazon.com

$14.99

Up their breakfast game by gifting them this nifty round griddle. Waffles are just the beginning: This countertop-friendly gadget can make pancakes, cookies, eggs, grilled cheese, and other comfort food favorites.

RELATED: The Most Unique Christmas Gifts You Can Buy 

3

UNIQUE GIFT FOR FOODIES

Pizza Socks

AMAZON

RAINBOW SOCKSamazon.com

$25.99

A hot slice of pizza, while amazing and all, won’t last beyond Christmas day. Luckily, this box of six well-decorated sock slices will.

4Cold Beer Coats

UNCOMMONGOODS

UNCOMMON GOODSuncommongoods.com

$15.00

Keep their beer cold with these adorable puffer coats. An added bonus: Bundling up their favorite brew will even help keep their hands warm.

RELATED: The Best Gifts for Beer Lovers 

5

MAKES A GREAT HOSTESS GIFT

Warming Joy Sampler Gift Set

AMAZON

TEA FORTEamazon.com

$20.00

This gorgeous gift set comes with 10 festive tea varieties — ginger snap, raspberry ganache, to name a few — perfect for any palette. And since the tea bag goes straight in the water, it doesn’t require any extra strainers or tools.

6

FOR OUTDOORSY FOLKS

Portable Campfire

AMAZON

RADIATEamazon.com

$27.99

This portable campfire gives him more than three hours of burn time at the campsite without wasting any time hunting for twigs and logs. That means he can focus his time and energy on making a hearty feast … of s’mores and roasted marshmallows.

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7A Year of Mindfulness: A 52-Week Guided Journal

AMAZON

amazon.com

$13.49

Make 2020 their most mindful year yet with this 52-week guided journal. Each weekly spread prompts them to answer key questions about their thoughts, feelings, and behavior to help them bring added peace and purpose to their life.

 

8Smart Plug

AMAZON

AMAZONamazon.com

$24.99

Even the not-so-tech-savvy can use this gadget. Once they stick this smart plug in an outlet, they can connect it with Alexa to schedule and control lights, fans, appliances, and more.

9

GREAT FOR TEENAGERS

USA Scratch Map

UNCOMMON GOODS

UNCOMMONGOODSuncommongoods.com

$30.00

Each time they visit a new state, they can scratch off the gold paint to reveal a colorful, rainbow-inspired map. That way they can track their travels while enjoying this aesthetically-pleasing wall décor.

10The Official Downton Abbey Cocktail Book

AMAZON

WELDON OWENamazon.com

$22.50

Help your hostess with the mostest throw a Downton Abbey-level affair with this book full of 1920s-inspired cocktails a.k.a. libations. The Crowley’s would definitely approve of the Tuxedo Cocktail, just sayin’.

11

TRENDY AMAZON FIND

Pearl Headbands

AMAZON

MAKONEamazon.com

$14.99

Help them stay on top of the latest accessories trend with this six-pack of velvet and faux pearl headbands. Amazon reviewers even gave this variety pack a perfect five-star rating because they are soft, comfortable, and totally Insta-worthy.

12

FUNNY SECRET SANTA GIFT

Cookies and Milk Mug

AMAZON

DUNKY CUPamazon.com

$19.95

This mug, which has three compartments to hold cookies, is made specifically for people who believe Oreos and milk are better together. Pair it with a package of Oreos (or their other favorite cookie) to get ’em started.

13

SOMETHING MOM WILL LOVE

Long Distance Mug

ETSY

TRAVELDASHERYetsy.com

$14.00

Even if you two live far apart, your long-distance bestie will feel the love with this personalized mug. Once you select the two locations (down to the exact town or city!), write your own custom phrase or choose from the three existing options.

14Initial Name Necklace

ETSY

SOUTHERNCLASSYLAetsy.com

$18.00

Spell out her name with dainty gold-plated letters for a unique take on a classic name necklace. Or if she’s the more sentimental type, write out her favorite word, an inspirational message, or the name of someone she loves.

15

MADE FOR THE TECH-OBSESSED

Rose Gold Desktop Charging Stand

AMAZON

SATECHIamazon.com

$12.99

For your far-away FaceTime buddy, this iPhone stand will charge his phone and keep it upright. It looks great propped on a desk or night stand.

RELATED: 25 Best Tech Gifts to Help Your Gadget-Loving Relatives Stay Up to Date

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16Night Light Bluetooth Speaker

AMAZON

ELECSTARSamazon.com

$59.99

$25.99 (57% off)

Besides playing your favorite music, this touch night light has voice prompts and flashes six bright colors.

17

SWEET GIFT FOR GIRLS

Name Earrings

ETSY

CAITLYNMINIMALISTetsy.com

$19.87

A dainty accessory like this one can be worn every day and would be something she’d treasure forever. Pick between sterling silver, gold, or rose gold.

RELATED: 20 Bridesmaids Gifts Your Bridal Party Will Use Beyond Your Wedding Day

18Breakfast Sandwich Maker

AMAZON

HAMILTON BEACHamazon.com

$29.99

You simply add your own ingredients, press down, and your sandwich is done in five minutes. Dad can make his own sandwich now.

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19Corgi Planter Flower Pots

AMAZON

CUTEFORYOUamazon.com

$7.99

These tiny little flower pots, perfect for a crazy plant lady or dog mom, come with a hole on the bottom of the vase for your plant to breathe.

20Out to Lunch Tote

COURTESY OF KATE SPADE

KATE SPADEkatespade.com

$30.00

Eating “aldesko” is more stylish with a sweetly spotted insulated tote.

21Mini Essential Oil Diffuser

AMAZON

OLIVETECHamazon.com

$18.99

If he practices self-care, he can use this mini device as an essential oil diffuser or as a humidifier.

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22Smiley Face Pancake Pan

AMAZON

NORDIC WAREamazon.com

$36.00

$25.00 (31% off)

So your middle schooler isn’t so into helping helping you cook breakfast yet. When she has her very own emoji skillet, however, she’ll start telling you she can handle the pancake portion of her sleepovers from here on out.

RELATED: 60 Best Gifts for Every Type of Teen

23

GREAT TECH BUY

Gear Ties (Pack of 4)

AMAZON

NITE IZEamazon.com

$2.98

Keep anything from earphones to office supplies tangle-free with these nifty little gear ties.

24

PERSONALIZED IDEA

Homesick Scented Candle, Southern California

AMAZON

HOMESICKamazon.com

$29.95

$24.88 (17% off)

Each of these soy wax candles is scented to evoke a special state.

25Stainless Steel Hydro Flask

AMAZON

HYDRO FLASKamazon.com

$24.95

If he’s the type to always enjoy a cold one, this insulated pint will ensure that he never has to suffer through a warm beer again. Plus, it’s extra durable and portable so he won’t have to worry about glass breaking at the beach or tailgates.

26

CULT-FAVORITE BEAUTY BUY

Masks and Cleansing Pads Set

ANTHROPOLOGIE

ANTHROPOLOGIEanthropologie.com

$22.00

Bring the spa to your girlfriend with this variety pack of rest and relaxation masks.

27Wine Soaps

UNCOMMON GOODS

UNCOMMONGOODSuncommongoods.com

$28.00

These soaps smell good, look gorgeous, and instantly bring you the relaxing benefits a nice glass of wine would.

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28100 Movies Scratch Off Poster

UNCOMMON GOODS

UNCOMMON GOODSuncommongoods.com

$15.00

Even the biggest movie buffs will get a thrill out of scratching off all the movies they’ve watched on this interactive bucket list. Under each silver block is a popular scene, catch phrase, or symbol from the movie.

29Expert Cocktail Shaker Home Bar Set

AMAZON

FINEDINEamazon.com

$39.99

$24.99 (38% off)

For the hostess with the mostess, this cocktail shaker set include a 14-piece stainless steel bar tools kit with shaking tins, a flat bottle opener, double bar jigger, shot glasses, strainer, and six pour spouts.

30Gold Zodiac Necklace

ETSY

LAALEEetsy.com

$19.20

If she’s obsessed with reading her horoscopes every day, this zodiac necklace will mean so much to her. You can choose between gold filled, rose gold filled, and sterling silver.

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31Camille Long Stem Wine Glasses

CRATE AND BARREL

CRATE AND BARRELcrateandbarrel.com

$11.95

You know the wine glass Olivia Pope drank from on Scandal? It’s handled.

32Bronzed Mocha Eyeshadow Palette

MORPHE

MORPHEulta.com

$19.00

Morphe is known for offering quality cosmetics at an affordable price. This palette features 25 bronze shades that complement anyone’s eyes.

RELATED: 10 Best Makeup Gift Sets for Your Favorite Beauty Lovers

33Bubble List

UNCOMMON GOODS

UNCOMMON GOODSuncommongoods.com

$6.99

It’s impossible not to keep on track with your goals when checking things off your list is SO satisfying.

34Good Housekeeping Magazine Subscription

AMAZON

HEARST MAGAZINESamazon.com

$7.97

Shameless plug here: A year subscription (with auto-renewal) is only $8. That means for under $10, they will have the best home tips, healthy recipes, and clever hacks at their fingertips.

RELATED: 32 Housewarming Gifts That Are a Thoughtful (Yet Functional) Way to Say “Welcome Home”

35Slim Leather Wallet

AMAZON

MEKUamazon.com

$15.99

This real leather wallet is hand-sewn and boasts three pockets for cards and IDs. It’s perfect for the minimalist who thinks carrying cash is so 2005.

RELATED: 56 Best Gifts to Get All the Men in Your Life

36Pick Punch

UNCOMMON GOODS

UNCOMMONGOODSuncommongoods.com

$25.00

This pick punch takes old credit cards or badges and turns them into unique guitar picks. Talk about sentimental.

37Pizza Cutter and Server

AMAZON

ROYAL HOMEamazon.com

$11.99

Once he uses this gadget, he’ll never go back to cutting pizza the old way ever again.

38Kate Spade New York ID Clip

AMAZON

KATE SPADEamazon.com

$26.00

For the friend who just lost her driver’s license for the fifth time this month: This gift isn’t just cute, it’s game-changing.

39Pocket Wine Aerator

TARGET

EPAREtarget.com

$19.95

With the push a button, Eparé’s pocket wine aerator will swirl oxygen into her glass of wine, enhancing the flavor and finish in just 15 seconds.

40Initial Cufflinks Tie Clips

AMAZON

FIBO STEELamazon.com

$4.99

Dad won’t even know that you spent $5 for tie clips with his name on them.

41Amazon Gift Card

AMAZON

AMAZONamazon.com

$25.00

If you’re still super stuck, you seriously can’t go wrong with an Amazon gift card — because you can get anything on there!

42Handcrafted Wine

WINC

WINCwinc.com

$16.99

The 2017 Folly of the Beast Pinot Noir hints notes of cedar, pink, pepper, rhubarb, and strawberry. Not sure if this particular wine is his taste? Opt for a gift card so he gets to choose.

43Nasa Logo T-Shirt

AMAZON

FIFTH SUNamazon.com

$11.49

It won’t give him an automatic degree in quantum physics, but he’ll feel pretty cool sporting this vintage style tee.

44Bite Beauty Multi Stick

SEPHORA

BITE BEAUTYsephora.com

$24.00

Mom might not be ready to venture into the world of contouring, but she’ll be so down for this time-saving stick that works for eyes, lips and cheeks. It comes in a variety of shades, 18 to be exact.

45Premium Colored Pencils

AMAZON

ARTIST’S CHOICEamazon.com

$40.00

$19.99 (50% off)

Your friend who loves to color will appreciate that this set comes with 120 shades.

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