85 Cheap Stocking Stuffers Under $25 for Everyone on Your List

From tech gadgets to cozy buys to clever items for crafters, pets, homebodies and more, shop these thoughtful, non-candy stocking stuffers under $25.

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December 08, 2022

Don't get me wrong, candy and gift cards are nice too, but these clever and useful gifts, all under $25, are sure to be a hit at your family's holiday gift exchange this year. The primary criteria for what makes a good stocking stuffer is the size of the gift, of course, and though some people choose to slurge on, say, expensive jewelry, most stocking stuffers are on the more budget-friendly side. From useful tech gadgets to little luxuries, shop our favorite budget-friendly stocking stuffer ideas that are a step above last-minute, grocery-checkout-line candy or gift cards.

STOCKING STUFFERS FOR HOMEBODIES

$18.99

For the person who loves to bring home pick-me-up grocery store flowers, tuck this stylish vase in their stocking. It'll look more elevated than the mason jar or drinking glass they're probably currently using, and they'll never guess it's from Amazon.

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TECH GADGET STOCKING STUFFERS

$9.99 $7

This is the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone who's always taking selfies. Wherever they go, so does the perfect selfie lighting. The phone attachment provides a LED flash ring for stellar selfies every time.

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STOCKING STUFFERS FOR DIY LOVERS + CRAFTERS

$14.99

Here's a gift that any handyperson will seriously appreciate. No more dropping nails and screws or holding them in your mouth while working on projects. Ten strong magnets on this best-selling wristband will keep hardware secure, freeing up both hands to tackle the project.

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STOCKING STUFFERS FOR THEIR KITCHEN

$10 (Set of 2)

A spoon rest is something you might not think to buy yourself or might think you don't need one and can make do with a paper towel or napkin just fine, but it's something useful and practical almost any recipient would use. This set of two handmade speckled spoon rests will look much chicer on their countertop than a napkin. They can use one by the stove and one by their coffee or tea station. Plus, it's only $10 for two spoon rests on Amazon.

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STOCKING STUFFERS BASED ON THEIR FAVORITE DRINK

$12.99

Is there anything worse than being eager to pop open an interesting new wine you just bought at the store but having to wait for it to chill? This clever little stick takes care of that by cooling wine right in the bottle after just 15 minutes. It also serves as an aerator so you can enjoy that brand new bottle right away instead of decanting first.

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STOCKING STUFFERS FOR SELF-CARE + WELLNESS ENTHUSIASTS

Add a colorful splash to their tub with this bath salt soak that will transport them to a relaxing spa. Handmade in Texas by the shop Live by Being, available on Amazon Handmade, this bath soak is a blend of Himalayan pink and Dead Sea salts and organic essential oils that hydrates the skin and makes for a subtly scented, relaxing soak. The soak comes in a reusable glass jar and will last for 4-6 uses.

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STOCKING STUFFERS FOR BEATUY LOVERS

For anyone who enjoys wearing makeup and struggles to master the perfect liquid line, these eye liner stencils will be a game-changer. Quickie Stickies are quick and easy-to-use adhesive stencils that make applying eye makeup a breeze. Simply position and stick onto your lid, brow or face and apply eyeshadow over top to create the perfect look. Each sheet set is biodegradable, vegan and cruelty-free, created using soy inks, seaweed adhesive and FSC-certified rice-based backing paper.

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STOCKING STUFFERS FOR PEOPLE WHO FIND CLEANING SATISFYING

$14.49

This retractable lint roller is so satisfying to use. It unscrews like lipstick, locks in place and rolls to collect lint onto the adhesive paper roll. When you're finished using it, twist it to retract it back in the case until your next use. The case ensures you won't collect dust when you're not trying to, so the adhesive rolls of paper, which you can buy separately as refills, will last longer than a typical lint roller.

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STOCKING STUFFERS FOR PETS + PET LOVERS

$13.89

Santa isn't the only one who can enjoy milk and cookies this Christmas. Gift your pup this adorable milk-and-cookies burrow toy. The plush cookies fit inside the milk carton and will entertain your dog for hours as they try to dislodge the cookies, which make an irresistable noise, too.

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STOCKING STUFFERS FOR TEENS

$18.98

If your teen is obsessed with the viral Lululemon belt bag (or even if they have no idea what that is and just need a place for essentials), try gifting this top-rated Amazon dupe for a fraction of the cost. It comes in 24 colors, is adjustable and has a minimalist unisex design sans distracting branding or logos. It can be worn over the shoulder across the chest or as a fanny pack-style bag around the waist to keep their essentials close and their hands free.

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