30 Cute and Thoughtful Gifts Under $25

Whether you're shopping for someone you don't know very well or someone you think already has everything, we've rounded up the ultimate list of perfectly priced presents to make gift giving easy.

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November 25, 2020

Surprising someone with a gift is one of the best ways to show them you care. (Gift giving is even one of the five love languages.) Whether you're thanking someone for taking care of your plant babies or celebrating a holiday, we've rounded up the best gift ideas that are less than $25 and work for any occasion.

Whether the recipient of this gift is always on the go or maybe just a tad forgetful, a plant-sitter stake (or set of four) is a great way to help them keep their lush houseplants looking their best.

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Yellow, black, white and lavender, oh my! An adorable mini waffle maker is the perfect kitchen accessory for the breakfast fiend in your life. Is anyone getting those Leslie Knope vibes?

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$23.99

Make their bed a little more luxurious with a 100-percent mulberry silk pillowcase, which can improve skin and hair. With 19 momme count, Alaska Bear's silk pillowcase is one of the best affordable options we've tested, and we love that it comes with a zipper closure so it won't slip off.

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For your stylish friend who recently adopted a puppy, gift them this triangle tug toy from the brand Wild One. It's so chic we almost mistook it for coffee table decor.

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$24.99

For the beer lover in your life, ensure their favorite brews stay cold by gifting a stainless-steel can cooler from BruMate. The Hopsulator TRíO fits 16-ounce craft cans, comes with a freezable adapter for 12-ounce cans, and, with one quick switch, turns into a 16-ounce pint glass. Pair it with a six-pack from their favorite brewery, and you'll be their favorite person.

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$17

Pin up photos, recipes, postcards and more on this chic gold wall grid. This is a great gift for small-space dwellers and anyone who wants to add a touch of glam to their space.

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For the person obsessed with chess after watching The Queen's Gambit, this two-in-one game set will make their day. A fresh take on two classic games, this colorful set features a vibrant game board and reversible wooden pieces housed in a perfectly giftable rainbow tin.

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$19.95 $16
19% Off!

All the bad girls in your life will delight over this book by Ann Shen that features 100 women who made history. Beautifully illustrated and ultra-practical, the gift recipient would be proud to display this book on their coffee table.

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$8.48 $8
10% Off!

Perfect for the dapper gent who wishes to keep his favorite spirit secure and close to the chest, this gorgeous gold flask is just begging for an equally stylish companion.

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If you're having trouble picking out the perfect puzzle for your recipient who loves puzzles, this roll away mat is the perfect accessory to gift. With slip-free felt as the foundation, the surface prevents pieces from escaping, and if they need to change rooms or tidy up quickly, they can use the cardboard cylinder to roll up and pack the puzzle away without ever disturbing their 1,000-piece or less work-in-progress.

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$19.95 (Set of 4)

No one will believe you spent less than $25 when they unwrap this gorgeous set of marble coasters. Count that as a gift-giving win.

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$19.95

Whether they're an aspiring writer or just someone who likes to journal, give them a place to jot down all of their ideas with a quality hardcover Moleskin notebook. Available in dotted, lined, plain or squared pages, choose their favorite color notebook and pair it with a few nice pens to complete the gift.

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$26.99

Both personalized and functional, your favorite couple can use one side of this cutting board to display the engraving and the other side for cutting produce.

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If you know someone who likes bourbon and coffee, then these Kentucky bourbon-infused Arabica beans will score you some serious points.

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You can truly never go wrong with a candle, especially a top-rated favorite like this Capri Blue Volcano scent that has notes of tropical fruits, sugared oranges, lemons and limes. Plus, it comes in a chic vessel that they can reuse as a decorative votive or storage container after burning through the candle.

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$19.99 Each

If your BFF loves collecting mugs, she'll love to add this super personalized one. Choose skin tone, hair color and an outfit to resemble you and your bestie.

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$12.95 (Set of 6)

For the hostess with the mostess, these wooden chalkboard markers will take any cheese plate to the next level. And at this price, you may want to pick up a set for yourself as well.

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30% Off!

For the person who sees wearing reusable masks as another chance to accessorize and coordinate with their outfit, gift them a chic tortoise chain that clips onto mask straps as a lanyard. They'll never have to worry about losing or dropping their mask.

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$25 (Set of 2)

It may not be an exact guide to the perfect Bloody Mary, but these clever glasses will definitely please all the brunch aficionados on your list. Plus, since these cuties are sold as a set of two — that's one for a friend and one for you!

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$16 (Set of 4)

Incredible for sipping and equally amazing for an impressive presentation, this stylish set of four stainless steel cocktail straws is available in copper, silver and gold.

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$17.54 $16
10% Off!

Add up to 11 grandkids' or kids' names on this pillow, and gift to grandma or your mom. The simple design works for any style so they can display all year long.

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$19.99 $13
35% Off!

Great for the earth and great for your sustainability-minded friends, these clever reusable food wraps are made from cotton infused with beeswax, making them ideal for everyday use.

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Great for the home office, this vintage-inspired plant mister is a chic alternative to the typical plastic spray bottle.

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For the sentimental friend, give them a cute album to keep all their Instax photos in one place.

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$17.99

Featuring vibrant floral designs, these beautiful measuring spoons make a charming gift for a hostess or the chef in your life.

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Help your pals ring in the New Year in style with a box of brut- and rosé-flavored gummies. Just think of them as bubbly, bearified.

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Starting at $14.99

Inspire a little creative writing with this darling notebook. Touting adorable rustic woodlands and animals, this sweet book simply couldn't be cuter.

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Rather than buying just another bauble, gift this versatile dish to help your loved ones store their finest trinkets in the most stylish way.

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Add a special touch to his daily suit and tie with a monogrammed tie clip. Choose the classic initials or get creative (as long as it fits) with an unforgettable date, fun nickname or latitude and longitude coordinates of a special event.

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Pay tribute to their favorite pedigree with these cozy socks. Choose from 17 dog breeds, from French bulldogs to beagles, to find the perfect match.

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