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47 Surprisingly Chic Gifts You Can Find for $25 or Less

So good, you won't even need a gift receipt.

terrarium candle, initial necklace, and beer soap

You don't have to spend all your money to show your loved ones that you appreciate them, especially when the holidays roll around. You already know that the more people you're shopping for, the more all those gifts add up—the good news is, there's no shortage of amazing gifts out there that don't break the bank, some of which can even be personalized for an extra special touch.

These budget-friendly and totally thoughtful gift ideas—all $25 and under—are guaranteed to be some of the best presents they've ever received, whether you're shopping for Christmas, their birthday, an anniversary, or "just because." From your plant-loving best friend and your book-obsessed partner to your wine-and-cheese loving host and your mom (who definitely deserves some self-care treats), there's something for everyone in this collection of affordable gifts.

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Design the Home You Love
Ten Speed Press
Now 38% off

This book is packed with tips on how to hone your style and bring it to life, making it the perfect gift for anyone who loves design or needs help figuring out their aesthetic.

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Lazy Daisy Mug

Covered in hand-painted daisies, this handmade ceramic mug is ideal for sipping tea or coffee in the morning.

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Floral Oven Mitt
Nathalie Lete

Help the avid cook in your life ditch their dull oven mitt for this delightful floral one instead.

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Concrete Hands Catchall Holder

These concrete hands double as art and a catchall dish for holding keys, jewelry, change, and other trinkets.

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Glass Tile Coasters

Coasters are an easy yet thoughtful gift—you can never have too many! Plus, there are plenty of pretty options on the market, like these fun glass tile ones.

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Monogram Oak Wood Cheese Board

While they may already own a beautiful wooden cheese board, do they own a mini one? This monogram, picnic-size board is ideal for on-the-go eats. It even comes with a cheese spreader!

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Birthstone Ornament

Looking for a holiday-centric gift? Consider getting your loved one a birthstone ornament. It's personal and stunning.

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Design Is Storytelling

In this book, author Ellen Lupton details how storytelling shapes great design. It's the perfect pick for your friend who obsesses over all things design.

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Le Creuset Salt & Pepper Shaker Set
Le Creuset

Salt and pepper shakers may seem like a boring gift, but any friend who recently moved into a new home or apartment probably needs this sleek Le Creuset set.

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Handpainted Enamel Teapot

Any tea aficionado will appreciate one of these handpainted enamel teapots. The inscription on the side of each vessel reads 万寿无疆 (wan shou wu jiang), which means "everlasting long life."

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TikTok Challenge Game

Your TikTok-obsessed friend or family member will want to play this card game dedicated to the app's viral challenges for almost as long as they spend on the app.

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Lightsaber Chopsticks

Yes, mini lightsabers that work as chopsticks exist! Star Wars fans who love using the utensil will adore this find.

predominantly black
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A Subtle Candle

You can never go wrong with a candle, especially this subtle black one that contains coconut, pear, and vanilla scents.

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Original Squiggle Frame

Squiggly mirrors are trending, so why not give a picture frame with the same treatment? Add a photo of you and your loved one, and you'll make the gift priceless.

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Bird-Shaped Plant Watering Globes

These sweet little glass birds do more than just add some decoration to your plants—they also keep them watered.

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Terrarium Candles

These candles feature amazingly detailed cacti and flowers inside like a little terrarium—they're almost too cute to burn (and they're totally worth that extra dollar).

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Urban Map Glass

A glass etched with a map of their favorite city is sure to become their favorite go-to for happy hour. 

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Phone Camera Lens Kit
Now 16% off

Your Instagram-obsessed friend or family member will love this mobile phone lens kit that will help transform their photos.

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The World's Most Romantic Destinations

Any travel (or really, design) buff will love flipping through the most dreamy destinations in this coffee book.

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Initial Necklace

Gift this personalized and dainty necklace to your most stylish friend and we guarantee you'll see her wearing it all the time.

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Vegan Cork Leather Slim Cardholder

For your loved ones who don't like to carry a lot, this lightweight, slim cardholder is the perfect size. Made from vegan leather cork, it comes in gorgeous colors.

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Birth Month Flower Tea Towels

These pretty tea towels liven up the kitchen and feel a bit personalized, too. 

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Micro-Pop Popcorn Popper

This microwave popcorn popper melts butter as it pops the kernels, making at-home movie nights better than ever. 

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Tiled Margot Monogram Mug

A mug may seem impersonal, but add a monogram (and choose one this stylish in the first place) and you've got a winning gift. 

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Raw Wildflower Raspberry Honey
Zach & Zoe Sweet Bee Farm

Nothing sweetens a cup of tea better than raw honey. This raspberry wildflower honey is perfect in tea, on fruit, spread on biscuits, and so much more. 

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Stainless Steel Stemless Wine Tumbler Set

These double-walled, vacuum-insulated tumblers make it easy to pack and enjoy your favorite wine for picnics in the park. They'll keep it chilled, and they're shatterproof, too. 

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Travel Passport Wallet

This ultra-organized wallet is perfect for travelers. It has space for boarding passes, a passport, a pen, and just about everything else you could need—plus, it comes in more than 30 colors. 

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Wine-Infused Dessert Sauces

No need to choose between wine and dessert (but why would you?!) when there's wine in your dessert. 

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Floral Stitched Notebooks
Plus Rifle Paper Co.

For the friend who's always writing everything down, these floral notebooks are a stylish and thoughtful gift.

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100 Movies Scratch Off Poster
Enno Vatti

Shopping for a cinephile? After watching one of the 100 iconic movies featured on this poster, scratch off movie-related artwork under the film's title. 

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