Surefire Gifts That Cost Less Than $50

Surefire Gifts That Cost Less Than $50

By Samantha Daly
These budget-friendly picks will delight friends, family, and coworkers alike.

Spend a little, give a lot. From spa essentials to home accents, these crowd-pleasing presents won’t waste away in a storage closet.

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HAY Kaleido Trays
Swedish graphic designer Clara von Zweigbergk often begins projects by experimenting with colored paper, scissors and double-sided tape.
Boy Smells x Ganni Park Life Candle
Park Life weaves notes of warming ginger, soothing basil and festive fig with clarifying sage, comforting clove, creamy tonka bean and rustic sandalwood to create a multi-sensory experience that transports the body and mind to an autumnal parkscape on a brisk fall afternoon.
Pineapple Collaborative The Olive Oil
Our one true olive. Crafted in collaboration with Kathryn Tomajan using a blend of organic Koroneiki and Picual olives grown by the Ricchiuti family at ENZO Olive Oil Company and Rio Bravo Farm. ...
Bamford B. Silent Night-Time Pillow Mist
Formulated with calming lavender, peaceful frankincense, tension-releasing marjoram, this pillow mist creates a luxurious nighttime ritual to help you unwind and recenter before resting. Developed for treatments at the Bamford Haybarn Spa in Brooklyn, the B. Silent wellness collection promotes...
SIN Uni Candlestick
We've got a new flame. Made from unglazed terra cotta, this earthy candle holder turns the traditional, straight-and-narrow types on their head. It's an instant eye-catcher, with a coiled, single-legged design (that's where the "Uni" name came from).
Case Architectural Greeting Cards
Established by creative directors David Hitner and Guy Marshall, London-based StudioSmall operates under the premise of “doing nice work for nice people,” specializing primarily in the luxury, lifestyle and fashion industries.
Yamazaki Home Tosca Jewelry and Accessory Display Stand
Steel and wood are juxtaposed in this simply designed accessory stand. It can hold different kinds of jewelry, with hooks on the higher bar for necklaces, and a lower bar for watches and bracelets.
Soma Ceramic Mug
A 2018 Design Lab Vessels Award recipient, this simple, beautiful design holds 12 oz of your favorite hot (or cold) beverage. Our leak-proof bamboo lid allows you to travel at ease, double-wall insulation keeps your liquids hot, and drinking from ceramic upholds pure taste – wherever you go....
Jane Inc. Indigo Palms Spa Pillow
The Indigo Palms Spa Pillow is a beautifully crafted and soothing accessory that you can use either warm or cold to give your muscles necessary relief.
Essential Eames: Words & Pictures
Pairing words of design wisdom with classic works, Essential Eames encapsulates the duo's achievements. Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the 20th century.
Buffy Cloud Pillow
Soft yet supportive—a pillow for every sleeper. Pick your firmness! Our standard-sized pillow comes in three fill levels to hug your head just the way you like it. Choose softer if you like some plush give, medium if you want something balanced, or firmer for extra support. Feel good fluff.
Palmpress Collapsible Coffee Press
Bean me up.  Bid adieu to pods, paper filters, and that I-have-to-run-out-the-door-but-I-need-coffee panic. Made from BPA-free materials and lined so your coffee never comes into contact with any plastic, this press is sized just right for sipping here, there, or anywhere really.
Vitra Alexander Girard 1966 Sun Key Ring
Sure to add a touch of warmth to any ensemble, Vitra’s sun key ring bears the image of a smiling sun – a motif that was created by the American mid-century designer Alexander Girard.
Iittala Origo Bowl
Brighten up any setting with the bright stripes of the Iittala Origo Bowl. While a part of the comprehensive Origo collection, the bowl's variety of colors means that it is easily mixed and matched with other table ware.
Brooklinen Indoor Party Puzzle
The perfect lazy day activity, featuring original artwork by London-based artist Tess Smith-Roberts. However you put it together, we hope this puzzle brings a little peace, a little joy, and a little comfort.
Ghia
Ghia is a non-alcoholic apéritif packed with only pure, natural extracts. Potent plants. Heady herbals. Blithe botanicals. Everything inside our bottle was picked because of its completely natural ability to soothe and to stimulate. Each glass promises to kick up the energy and calm down the mind.
Act + Acre Cold Processed Scalp Detox
This vitami- rich oil-based treatment from Act+Acre is packed full of nourishing nutrients to cleanse and moisturize your scalp.
Palais des Thés Classic Tea Selection (48 Bags)
Just our cup of tea. For whatever type of tea craving strikes, we've got a selection of nine teas perfectly parceled off: each tea bag is individually wrapped in a sealed sachet, while the whole tea leaves are enclosed in large cotton muslin squares.
Aesop Anouk Oil Burner Blend
A calming blend of citrus aromas, including Bergamot Rind; the perfect antidote to stress and hurriedness.  ...
Kinto Double-Walled To-Go Tumbler (17oz.)
Sip and take.  These bright buddies remind us of a day at the beach, and, hey, maybe that’s exactly where we’ll take ‘em. Each vacuum-insulated tumbler keeps your favorite drink cold or hot for six hours and is made from powder-coated stainless steel for an extra kick of durability.
Otherland Rattan Candle
Sandalwood / Amber / Moss Signature Wax Blend  Hand-poured, soy/coconut wax blend  Made in the USA  Premium glassware, wick, and waxsourced from leading American factories  Developed with Master Perfumers  Each scent is crafted to bring its own transformative energy Photo...
Dusen Dusen Set of 4 Cotton Napkins
A reversible two-tone pattern that showcases designer Ellen Van Dusen's love for bold graphics brings an artful touch to napkins made from easy-care cotton. ...
Ichendorf Torre Night Carafe Set
More than 100 years ago, Ichendorf was founded in a small town near Cologne, Germany, where it created ornate objects to meet the tastes of the period. The company changed its aesthetic in the early 1950s to celebrate perfect proportions and purity of materials.
THAT! Inventions Deluxe Ice Cream Scooper
Pushing the limits of efficiency in the kitchen one tool at a time, THAT! Inventions is saving ice cream sundae parties, one scoop at a time  Ice cream straight out of the freezer might as well be concrete—not even Lou Ferrigno could scoop that delicious frosty treat without a little help.
W&P Spice Grinder
When it comes to cooking with spices, the most aromatic and flavorful approach is to grind a small amount of whole spices just before cooking.  W&P's handheld porcelain grinder is a stylish, tactile alternative to electric grinders, allowing you to carefully control the fineness of your...
Dollar Shave Club Ultimate Shave Gift Set
An amazingly smooth and buttery shave is the holiday gift that will save the holidays. Nice work, hero.
Knog Oi Luxe Bike Bell
A low profile bike bell for commuting, road, or mountain biking. CNC machined ringer and brass dinger have a great tonal quality.
HAY He She It Bath Towel
The He She It Towel series is made in soft, absorbent cotton and features Nathalie Du Pasquier’s intuitive designs woven into each towel. The three have slightly varying patterns that work as a complete set or can be used as singular pieces.
Brooklyn Candle Studio Catskills Escapist Candle
Imagine a tranquil hike in the woods of the Catskill Mountains after an autumn rainstorm, as your feet crunch atop fallen pine needles and the fresh air is flecked with the scent of cedar, cypress, and juniper. Made in Brooklyn, New York with 100% soy wax for an eco-friendly clean burn.
Ferm Living Ripple Wine Glasses - Set of 2
Mouth blown to achieve ferm LIVING’s characteristic geometric rippled surface, these clear wine glasses are perfect for casual drinks in the garden and can also be used as part of a larger dinner party setting.
Myrth Ceramics Handmade Porcelain Silhouette Mug
A mug and a kiss. Found: a nature-inspired mug that evokes the same sense of calm as your morning cup of tea. Each of these lovelies is hand-crafted from wheel-thrown porcelain clay and then kiln-fired with a house-made glaze to create that soft, satiny finish you see.
Philips Sonicare Protective Clean 4100 Electric Toothbrush
Your Sonicare brush head and handle are the ultimate team. The Protective Clean 4100 is a gentle power toothbrush with a pressure sensor that protects teeth and gums from excess brushing pressure.
Boy Smells Kush, Purple Kush & Les 3-Pack Votive Candle Set
What it is: A small-sized trio of the brand's most popular candles, perfect for traveling, gifting or party favors.  Notes: Kush: cannabis, suede, white musk, tulip and amber. Purple Kush: cannabis, violet, vetiver, cannabis flower and suede.

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