20 Affordable Gifts Under $10 That Have a Whole Lot of Personality

Eunice Park | Dec 1, 2016 Home & Garden
20 Affordable Gifts Under $10 That Have a Whole Lot of Personality

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If you're lucky, you have lots of wonderful people in your life to buy gifts for this holiday season. But buying presents for your favorite friends and family members doesn't have to mean going bananas with your already-tight budget. That's why we've scoured the Internet to find lots of really amazing gifts for $10 or less.   

Whether you're gifting friends, family, teachers, or coworkers, you can find some really thoughtful gifts for $10 and under. Check out our big list! We've found something for everyone!

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  • Rosebud Salve


    There is no need for chapped lips this season. Pucker up with Smith's Rosebud Salve ($6, ulta.com). This lip balm moisturizes, provides a good sheen, and comes in a cute little tin, making this one fantastic gift.

  • 5-Minute Turquoise Hourglass


    There’s always that special someone who needs a little help keeping track of time. This 5-minute Turquoise Hourglass ($4.95, cb2.com) is an effective – and eye-catching – gift. Its teardrop sculpture design and pretty turquoise sand make the hourglass evermore captivating to watch. 

  • Ho Ho Ho Soap


    Don’t blush. This festive Ho Ho Ho Soap ($6, hookerbath.net) will liven up any stocking with its fun, frisky packaging. Scented with tea olive, the all natural soap is made of shea butter, cocoa butter, grapeseed oil and olive oil. This soap may inspire you to rinse, be naughty, repeat.

  • Deer Temporary Tattoo


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    Anyone can find a fun reason for applying a well-designed temporary tattoo now and then. Love this Deer Temporary Tattoo ($5 for set of 2, tattly.com), designed by Nic Annette Miller. Tons of cool designs available.

  • Intellectual Badass Pencils


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    The perfect gift for the beloved "intellectual badass" in your life -- Intellectual Badass Pencils ($7.50 for 4 pencils, Harvest Paper Co./etsy.com).

  • Leather Cord Organizers


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    Teachers, coworkers, your husband ... everyone can use a little more order in their laptop bag or handbag. This Leather Cord Organizer ($8 for set of 2, inSidegift/etsy.com) is great for keeping phone cords or earbuds tidy and untangled. Various colors available.

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  • Folk Pad Printed Bowl


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    A delightful catchall for keys, jewelry, or morning cereal, this Folk Pad Printed Bowl in Orange/Gray ($8, westelm.com) makes a wonderful gift. Several patterns and colors available.

  • Cole Coasters


    These stylishly simple Cole Coasters ($9.95 for 4, crateandbarrel.com) are a practical gift for any home. The coasters are functional, stack well and also come wrapped in twine for easy gifting. 

  • Essie Chromatic Glitter Top Coat


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    This glittery essie Chromatic Glitter Top Coat in Jazzy Jubilant ($8.50, essie.com) is really something special. Perfect for the glam-obsessed on your gift list. More colors are available too! 

  • Whirly Hanging Candle Holder


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    This delicate handblown glass Whirly Hanging Candle Holder ($4.95, cb2.com) is beautiful on its own, in a set, or in a cluster. Pretty for creating a candlelit corner or adding a little mood lighting above the dining room table.

  • Best Friend Ever Candle

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    This handmade soy wax Best Friend Ever Candle ($8.99, Etta Arlene/etsy.com) will make your bestie's day -- and make her place smell nice, too. You pick the scent: Sweet Berry, Warm Vanilla, Cotton, Floral, Man, or Sweet Pumpkin.

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  • Ryan Gosling Stud Earrings


    You say "Ryan Gosling!" Your bestie says, "Obsessed!" So step right up to buy a pair of these Handmade "Ryan Gosling” Stud Earrings ($9.95, Obsessories LA/etsy.com) and wrap them up for her.

  • Casa Tissue Box Cover


    The perfect find for the design or architecture aficionado, this Casa Tissue Box Cover in White ($8.06, amazon.com) even makes the Kleenex modern and cool. 

  • Colorful Glass Magnets


    If you’re shopping for a minimalist, decorative magnets are a good way to subtly accent a space. These Colorful Glass Magnets ($6 for three, ElleBelleArt/etsy.com) will make any refrigerator or magnetic surface more attractive and fun. 

  • Flexible LED Book Light


    For book lovers and night owls, this Flexible LED Book Light ($9.99, brookstone.com) will light up the page at any angle. Always. And it’s thin enough to use as a bookmark. Book light also comes in blue.

  • Anthony Shapiro Mugs


    Good looking and sturdy mugs are always cherished and this Anthony Shapiro Mug ($10, westelm.com) fits the bill. The mug’s contemporary style -- intricate line patterns on the exterior and bold color in the interior -- will make hot beverage drinkers want to drink day and night. 

  • Cotton Baguette Tote Bag


    Experience what it’s like to be a true Parisian with this Cotton Baguette Tote Bag ($4.48, worldmarket.com). The bag is 100 percent cotton and has a strap for easy carrying. Tres chic!

  • Limited Edition Golden Monogram Mug


    Take care of all your coworkers and/or the kids' teachers in one fell (but personalized!) swoop with this Colorway Monogram Mug ($8, anthropologie.com). Everyone can use a bright, cheery mug with their initial on it. 

  • Folding Phone Holder


    Don't you hate when find an outlet to charge your phone but there's no place to set your phone? Totally annoying, right? And it's probably happening right now to your closest friends and family members. Enter, the Folding Phone Holder ($7.99, containerstore.com) -- the perfect little portable "shelf" to hold your cord and phone while it's charging. 

  • Essential Design Bath Set


    If you’re in a holiday bind, this Essential Design Bath Set in Wooden Crate ($9.88, walmart.com) is a gift of inexpensive indulgence. The seven-piece set inspired by nature includes a sponge, loofah and pumice stone -- all delightful things to boost well-being.   

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