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The 15 Best Gifts Under $15

You don't have to spend big to get an amazing gift for someone you love.

Finding the perfect gift for someone special in your life—be it a significant other, friend, or family member—is rarely an easy task. And when you're working with a small budget, it's an undeniably harder job. However, just because you don't have a ton of cash to spend doesn't mean you have to pick up a gift card and call it a day. We've rounded up 15 amazing gifts for $15 or less, each guaranteed to please even the pickiest recipients. And for more perfect presents that won't break the bank, check out these 30 Gifts So Amazing You Won't Believe They're Less Than $30.

Best Life's editors have scoured the internet to bring you the best products out there, and we're hoping you'll love them as much as we do. Full disclosure: we may earn a commission for anything you purchase through links on this page, but that doesn't mean you'll pay more for them (we'd never do that to you!). Pricing and availability are accurate as of the piece's initial publication date, but it's the internet and we can't guarantee that these sweet, sweet deals will last forever, so scoop them up before someone else does!

This adorable cat planter

ceramic cat planter with air plant

Got a feline fanatic on your list? Then look no further for the purrfect gift. This adorable planter is ideal for housing succulents and, despite being just $10, could easily be mistaken for a far pricier piece. And for more great gifts for your favorite green thumb, check out these 15 Brilliant Buys for Plant Lovers.

$10 at Amazon
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This glitter PopGrip

glitter pop socket

Everyone drops their phone from time to time—but that doesn't mean cracked screens and costly repairs are a foregone conclusion. With this adorable, glittery PopGrip, keeping that device out of harm's way is a piece of cake.

$15 at Popsockets
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This smart robot

purple smart robot

Have a kid on your list who loves coding (or perhaps an adult who's thoroughly in touch with their inner child)? Then snag this interactive robot, which can perform 75 actions and learn 12 tricks! And for more smart ways to keep your little ones busy, check out these 27 Educational Toys That'll Keep Your Kids Entertained at Home.

$13 at Target
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This personalized Apple Watch band

custom apple watch band in 4 colors

They've already spent the big bucks on that pricey Apple Watch—and now all that's left for you to do is help them accessorize it! This stylish custom band comes in four sizes, 20 colors, and can be personalized with your choice of seven monogram styles, name fonts, or custom designs. And for more personalized presents, check out these 15 Customizable Anniversary Gifts Your Significant Other Will Love.

$15 at Etsy
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This mini waffle maker

mint green waffle maker

While grabbing a booth at your BFF's favorite greasy spoon may be off-limits for the time being, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a delicious breakfast together right at home—all it takes is the right kitchen gadgets. With this mini waffle maker, you can whip up an amazing meal in minutes.

$10 at Target
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This "Have Fun Work Hard" Pouch

rainbow makeup pouch

Whether they're using it for makeup, electronics, or pencils, this cute case is sure to be a winning gift. Even if your recipient doesn't have a birthday coming up, it's the perfect present for anyone heading back to school or switching jobs!

$14 at
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This stylish pencil case

leather pencil case with pencils

The artist in your life deserves a stylish way to transport their tools. Enter: This sleek faux-leather case, which comes with a set of six pencils. Perfect for spur-of-the-moment sketches or note-taking, it's a great gift on its own, or can be given as part of a bigger present with a nice journal or sketchbook!

$10 at Target
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This calligraphy workbook

white hand writing calligraphy
The Grommet

Gyms are still closed. Restaurants are limiting entry. You can't go to the movies in plenty of places. So, what's a bored so-and-so to do? Learn calligraphy, of course! This workbook provides all the guidance they need to perfect their brush lettering in no time.

$15 at The Grommet
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This stainless steel tumbler

green and white straw tumbler

Getting daily iced coffee from a café is fun—but it's also expensive. Help your favorite java fiend spend less on their daily habit with this insulated tumbler, which will keep their preferred brew at the perfect temperature all day long.

$9 at Target
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This hand-stamped bracelet

personalized silver bracelets, stack of three, first says "make it happen," second says "love my tribe," third says "wild & free"
StampedExpressionsCo via Etsy

Think custom jewelry is always cost-prohibitive? Think again! This gorgeous hand-stamped bracelet can be customized to include any personalized message, but will cost you less than $10 for a basic design. And for more amazing Etsy buys, check out these 20 Etsy Jewelry Items That Will Become Instant Heirlooms.

$9 and up at Etsy
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This astrological candle

black aries candle

Do you have someone on your list who's such a Scorpio? A true Taurus? A consummate Cancer? Then grab them this stylish astrological candle, which blends notes of musk, bergamot, lavender, sage, patchouli, herb, and citrus for a calming scent. And for more great astrology-themed presents, check out The Best Gifts for Every Zodiac Sign, According to Astrologists.

$8 at Target
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This custom AirPod case

clear airpod case with keychain and the name Sofia on it

AirPods may expensive, but the perfect AirPod accessory doesn't have to be. This adorable protective case can be customized with your recipient's name, ensuring that they never misplace their pair again.

$14 at Amazon
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This mint letter board

light green felt letter board

The would-be influencer in your life needs the right platform for getting their message across. With this cute letter board, they can share their major milestones with the world, tell a few jokes, or just decorate their space with some personalized word art.

$15 at Target
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This personalized dish towel

white personalized dish towels on wood background

Your favorite chef deserves some chic kitchen accessories to spruce up their space. If you're looking for a gift under $15 that will do just that, get them one of these custom dish towels—it's the perfect way to remind everyone who's the king or queen of the kitchen.

$13 at Etsy
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This grow your own cocktail kit

brown egg carton with grow your own cocktail ingredients
Uncommon Goods

Shopping for a cocktail connoisseur? This grow your own cocktail kit will help them grow their own mint, thyme, lavender, Thai basil, blue borage, and lemon balm, perfect for giving their favorite drink some fresh flavor. It even comes with cocktail recipes so they can explore some new libations!

$12 at Uncommon Goods
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Sarah Crow
Sarah Crow is a senior editor at Eat This, Not That!, where she focuses on celebrity news and health coverage. Read more
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