We all wish we could splash money around and buy our loved ones all the gifts they ever dream about. But let’s be real, at this point we’re all looking at our own lists and trying to decide if we should ask for things we need, instead of fun things we actually want.
That’s why I’ve put together this gift guide of 20 ideas all under $25. Keeping on a budget doesn’t mean you have to give up cute, fun, & functional!
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This is a more practical gift, but it’s also one people might be apprehensive about buying for themselves. This gift will give them the chance to try something new and change-up their meal routines!
Having a small nail care set to carry around is so helpful! It’s also something that gets banged around and never replaced. This rose gold set is soo cute & with a hard case it can hold up to whatever you put it through. A great stocking stuffer idea!
Fairy lights are so fun to decorate with, and the copper wire of this one makes it easy to form into whatever shape you need it to! This is perfect for a friend who wants to brighten up a dorm or new apartment.
Whether you have to start your day with coffee or tea, this adorable and classy mug will help you get going on the right foot. It even has its own tea infuser!
How fun would this be to play with and leave messages on?!
For the singers you know, or the ones who like to pretend, this Bluetooth karaoke microphone is a guaranteed hit for fun times.
These things have made a comeback for a reason, it’s the perfect gift for just about anyone. I personally like to use them when I need to step back, relax, and focus on something mindless for a bit.
For the friend who is always on the go. Or the friend who carries their entire life with them. Or the friend that just doesn’t want anyone to talk to them.
This mirror is so cool with its portability, back-lighting, and kickstand to ensure the perfect makeup application conditions no matter where it has to take place.
With this you don’t have to pick between decorating with pics or lights. These light strings have photo clips attached for the perfect aesthetic.
For the hustler, or the #girlboss, this cute case would be a perfect way to let a friend know you’ve got their back 100% on whatever their crazy dreams may be.
This is the ‘treat yourself’ gift. For the friends who need/like to take some time to themselves. Also good for yourself after getting through the holiday season & the end of the year.
For a more practical gift, this utensil set is still fun. I know I’ve got a lot of friends trying to figure out their way around a kitchen for the first time trying to make do with whatever they can piece together and steal from their parents kitchens lol.
If you’ve got a Kate Spade kind of girl in your life (it’s totally me) this book is SUCH a good gift! A ‘guide’ for a modern-day hostess, there’s a wide variety of topics covered and it looks gorgeous on a coffee table.
The holidays are always the time of year I stock up on headphones, and that definitely means different kinds for different occasions. This pair is sweat resistant and made for sports/working out!
For the 21+ over crew, add some color to your parties! This light-up cocktail shaker is a must for the hostess in your life.
An absolutely adorable way to keep track of the year, this wooden block calendar is a gift that works for anyone!
A simple but cozy gift perfect for Winter. No one ever has too many beanies!
Some people just always need music, and those people need a portable Bluetooth speaker to make sure they can listen anytime, anywhere.
If you’ve got a friend that needs a little encouragement, these cards are the perfect thing to make sure they always have an inspiring message.
If you need more inspo also check out my Gift Guide: For The Person Who Is Always Organized!