Gift shopping for any occasion can be difficult.
Since the launch of ChatterSource, we've shared Christmas gift articles full of $10 stocking stuffers and white elephant gift ideas, but what about gifts for $10 that your friends and family will actually use? We've added some fun gag gifts that would work great for tacky parties or holiday events, but a genuinely thoughtful gift is always appreciated and doesn’t have to break the bank.
So, save some time and money by checking out these 30 gifts for $10 or less.
Sometimes a gift that makes everyone in the room laugh at the moment it's opened brings about better memories than the actual gift itself. Check out these gag gifts that will help you create great memories with your favorite people.
The perfect gift for your friend or family member who is a little too obsessed with their furry friend. These animal paw socks are sure to turn a few heads around the house and give everyone a good laugh when they've got them on.
Know someone forgetful? Grab them a pack of Senior Moment Mints so they can start remembering everything they've forgotten. Plus, who wouldn't love a pack of fresh mints? Just don't expect them to share with you after you laugh at them.
The COVID-19 pandemic has many of us down in the dumps looking for new indoor hobbies to pass the time. This coloring book doubles as a way to help your friends or family find their happy place and a gag gift.
Beauty And Fashion
What's better than a sleep mask? One with their name on it. This customizable sleep mask comes in multiple colors with 20 options for text color. Pick the best combination for your family member or friend and help them get great sleep in style.
These handmade face masks from Etsy make a great gift for anyone you know who struggles with matching their mask with their clothes. The plain colors go with anything, and the nose wire helps hold the mask in place while they are talking.
The hyaluronic acid, ceramides and peptides help clean your pores while also hydrating your skin — the perfect gift for that person in your life who has a well-rounded skincare routine.
Everyone should use lotion, so why not get two for the price of one? This body lotion from NIVEA is intended for dry or dehydrated skin and will help keep your body hydrated for up to 48 hours.
With a lovely almond scent, you can't go wrong with the gifting of soft skin and great smells.
Cool Gadgets And Games
From credit card survival tools to a beanie with a LED light, these affordable gadgets will make a great gift that they will actually want to use.
Got someone who wears glasses in your life? Gift them this nose-shaped eyewear holder to hold their glasses when they don't need them. It's cute, useful and a great talking piece — an overall great gift for less than $10.
You never know when an emergency will arise while you're away from home. Get your family or friends prepared for any situation with this credit card survival tool containing 11 useful and essential tools.
Gadgets include: can opener, sharp edge, flat screwdriver, ruler, beer bottle opener, a four-position wrench for bolts and nuts, butterfly wrench, saw blade, direction auxiliary indicator, two-position wrench and a key ring hole.
This Etsfmoa Unisex LED Beanie would make a great gift for anyone that spends their nights running, biking or even just sitting outside by the campfire. Keep their head warm and their hands free while still lighting up their path.
You may think it looks silly, but this could end up being the most useful gift they receive for those cold, dark nights.
If the person you're shopping for has a small apartment or is always adventuring away from home, this mini waffle maker from Dash is sure to save you some cash and give them a delicious meal no matter where they are.
There are 14+ colors and designs to help you match their waffle maker with their apartment style.
This stainless steel water bottle from BOGI is 100% BPA-free with a double-walled vacuum insulation technology to keep your cool drinks cold and warm drinks hot. Plus, the wide, drip-free opening is perfect for adding ice cubes, a feature many narrow-mouthed water bottles don't have.
Choose between green, purple, orange, hot pink, dark blue, mint or champagne colors.
This is an affordable game that you can keep in your home or bring with you on an adventure or car ride to keep you entertained.
In this package, you'll receive 12 puzzle pieces, 200 puzzle challenges, a 48-page illustrated puzzle book and a carrying case. Challenge yourself by attempting to find the one correct answer in the hundreds of possible combinations.
For Your Home
Small decorations throughout any home or apartment can really spruce up the place, and it doesn't have to cost you a fortune. Find the perfect home decor gift for your friends or loved ones below.
It looks cool and smells even better. You can't go wrong with this waterfall incense holder that comes with 20 incense cones, so they can start using it as soon as you gift it.
Light up their life with this minimalistic lamp. At 6-inches wide, it's the perfect addition for a nightstand or bookshelf while still leaving room for your phone, books, speakers, candles or any other small items.
The only downside of this specific pot is that it does not have a drain hole at the bottom for water filtration, so overwatering can be a serious problem.
Abstract art can make any space pop, and these affordable prints will turn a plain space into a well-decorated room.
You can instantly download this art in high resolution 300 DPI, so it's the perfect gift if you're in a rush and have a frame or two laying around. Once you make your purchase and Etsy approves it, you'll get a link to download the art. It's recommended that you frame them in an 11x14 inch frame.
Give the plant person in your life a reason to bring more greenery into their home with this propagation station. It comes with a wood stand, two glass vases and a metal rod (plant clippings not included).
Yes, we've been stuck inside for over a year now with the COVID-19 pandemic, but sometimes a little reminder that it's okay to stay home is much appreciated. So, grab this pillow cover, a bottle of wine, some spa supplies plus your favorite movie and the person you're gifting this to will appreciate you more than ever before.
Does your family member or friend love to host? This wine bag is the perfect gift to say thank you for all the times they've had you over for game night or movie night.
Music lovers, rejoice. These vinyl record coasters make the perfect addition to any musicophile's coffee table or bookshelf. Just make sure you actually use them for your drinks and not on their record player.
The definition of a mother changes throughout regions and cultures, but one thing stays consistent; their love is unconditional. Share the love right back by giving them this clever and cute coffee mug.
This wine tumbler is double wall vacuum insulated and perfect for a picnic, hiking, camping or just lounging around on your couch. It will keep your water, wine or cocktail icy-cold for up to 9 hours and your coffee or tea scalding-hot for 3 hours.
This Avocado Hugger Set from Uncommon Goods is super useful, super cute and super affordable. A win-win-win situation in our books.
For Your Loved Ones
Sometimes you want to get your special someone a gift just because. These ideas are great for showing you truly care in useful, loving ways. Check out what we've got for you.
It's always nice to get a compliment and remind your loved ones that you want them to be safe on the roads. This cute keychain will fit perfectly on their car keyring and will act as a daily reminder that they should be a safe, defensive driver.
Many individuals want to start journaling but don't know how or where to begin. Get them on the right track with this fancy leather journal, and leave a message on the front page telling them how much you love them and want them to validate their own feelings by writing them down.
This journal is a great exercise for couples to remind each other what they love about one another and the memories they've created together.
This digital portrait is a great place to start if you want to add more modern art to your apartment or home. Submit your favorite picture of just them or you all together, and turn your memories into art.
And That's A Wrap
Well, there you have it. A complete list of 30 gift ideas that are $10 or less. Whether you want to make some laughing memories or help them liven up their home, we hope you find the perfect gift for your special someone.
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30 Gift Ideas Under $10:
- Funny Animal Paw Socks
- Memory Mints For Senior Moments
- Cheer the F*ck Up Adult Coloring Book
- Custom Sleep Mask
- Burt's Bees Essential Gift Set
- Five Pack Cotton Face Mask With Nose Wire
- Holy Hydration! Makeup Melting Cleansing Balm
- NIVEA Essentially Enriched Body Lotion
- Nose-Shaped Eyewear Holder
- Credit Card Survival Tool
- Etsfmoa Unisex LED Beanie
- Dash Mini Waffle Maker
- Temdan Clear Cell Phone Case Compatible With iPhone 12
- BOGI 17oz Insulated Water Bottle
- Kanoodle Brain Twisting 3-D Puzzle Game
- DK177 Waterfall Incense Holder
- Geometric Cage Small Lamp
- Green Reactive Glaze Chubby Owl Planter
- Abstract Wall Art
- Propagation Station
- Meekio Farmhouse Pillow Cover
- A Toast To The Host Wine Bag
- Vinyl Record Disk Coasters For Drinks
- Mother Definition Coffee Mug
- MEWAY Stemless 12 OZ Wine Tumbler
- Avocado Huggers - Set Of 2
- Drive Safe Keychain
- Leather Writing Journal Notebook
- Fill In The Love Gift Journal
- Minimalistic Digital Portraits With Solid Background