From the article: Best Gifts Under $10
$10 isn't a lot of money, but it is enough to buy a nice gift. Tell us what you like to give when you're trying to keep it to $10 or less. Share Your Ideas
Great gift only $10
- Have you seen Boxai? It's a box in a box in a box with a message in the last box. Awesome photographs on the inside and outside of each box. All sorts of subjects - cats, dogs, tango, babies, bees, celebrations, love, weddings, Paris, planet Earth...
- —Guest Mary
Cheap Boxed Gifts
- At Barnes & Noble, in the checkout section there is most often a rack of small little boxes of toys that are usually very basic but still entertaining, such as Thumb Wrestlers, which are just little finger puppets used for playing Thumb War. If you want something cheap and fast, it's a great deal.
- —Guest Ian
- Candy is all ways a good gift. Go to Dollar Tree and buy a bunch of their favorite candies, and put them in a basket (this also works with baked goods).
- —Guest Chocolate lover
Gifts under $10
- At my mall during Christmas time, there is this cart with glass animals. Almost any animal made out of glass! While some of them may be expensive, most cost well under $10! Another great idea would be to make things out of duct tape, just like Guest jocelyn had said. Me and my daughter spent the whole day making wallets, bags, even bows out of duct tape! Of course I didn't know how to do this, but ask YOUR daughter! Who knows what she might know?!
- —Guest Megan Morin
Under $10 Items
- Make something home made. It's cheap, and the person you make it for will consider it great because you put the time in to make it.
- —Guest charotte343
box of gifts
- A box full of little things, like a small jar of candy, a card, bracelet, rose,and a few other things. It's perfect because the candy is at the dollar store, and you can make a card and get a fake chocolate rose all under $11.
- —Guest katie 10
Best gifts for under $10
- hand knitted socks- yarn 7.99 or 3.99 from Herchnerrs Cookie cutter, homemade cookie dough and spinkles form Bulk barn in little bags for less than $5 Fridge box, glue , left over wall paper and notions form dollar store. Hours of entertainment for the kids and extremely creative. Handpainted picture in frame- $10 Food basket- pomegranate,oranges,bananas and nuts$10
- —Guest Claudia
- I made a blanket and in total it was $6.99. All you need is pieces of cloth or anything you like and to put it together. It was awesome, and she loved it!!!!!
- —Guest Amy
office secret santa
- Fancy paper clips, pretty post it notes, cute pens. Also, car air freshener, personalized key chains, candy, gum, etc. Also a coffee cup filled with hot chocolate mix, marshmallows. For teachers, a "survival kit." The cute poem with a list of items can be googled.
- —Guest momof2
- Homemade-truffles Bath products Cookies Muffins Cakes Cards Clothes
- —Guest Bryony
Lots of Ideas
- My favorite thing to get or buy with $10 is makeup. I also love to have bags: purses, totes and the ones for the grocery store.
- —Guest Cyailh
Sriracha Salt - a gourmet gift
- In a bowl, combine 5 teaspoons of sriracha and 1/2 a cup of salt in a bowl and stir well. Spread the mixture out on a sheet of wax paper on a pan. Let it dry for 1-2 days. When it dries, it clumps up, so I broke it up everytime I noticed it getting hard and clumpy. Then I put it into a neat little jar with a nice tag. This salt is great for popcorn, fries, steaks, eggs, etc. Great gifts for gourmets and foodies.
Great gift under $10
- Take a cookie sheet from the dollar store, put a ribbon through the hole and put magnets on the front. Cute memo holder to hang on the wall. You can also spray paint the cookie sheet. :)
- —Guest Jamar1215
Gifts under $10
- Give your parent a coupon booklet. Great for kids and adults! You can help your parent by doing some extra chores for free. Or if they complain about one habit you have, try to break it. It will make them happy and proud of you.
- —Guest Jewel
Gift that gives best response.
- Homemade chocolate truffles! Melt dark chocolate, add a tiny pinch of salt to bring out the flavour, stir in some cream till you have a ganache. Put in fridge for an hour or so to cool. Scoop into small balls. Roll in cocoa or icing sugar or coconut or shavings of a different chocolate or chocolate sprinkles or nuts ... or whatever you like. Cut a square of card from a cereal box about 3" square (or a circle if you like) Wrap in foil or pretty wallpaper or wrapping paper offcuts. Place on a larger piece of florists type cellophane. Pile up a pyramid of truffles on to the card, bring up the cellophane over it all. Tie off with a couple of thin shreds of florists ribbon. Use a knife or scissors to curl the ends.You could add a homemade gift tag saying "handmade with love by ...(your name) on ... (date) for...(name of recipient). You can also add a flavouring when you are making the ganache - Grand Marnier is lovely or rum or natural lemon essence. These cost about €2-3 maximum!
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