Can you smell Christmas in the air?
Christmas isn’t far away you know — so we have compiled a list of over 100 Christmas Gift Ideas under $10 for Mum, for Dad, for Nana and Gramps or for anyone special in your life! Here at SAHM, we promote frugality (even at Christmas) because we have been there — stretching that Christmas shopping budget trying to make everyone fit on the list. It can be stressful!!! *rolls eyes* Just a reminder that it isn’t so much how much the gift costs, as the thought behind it that counts.
Gifts for Anyone:
- An alarm clock
- A paperback novel and bookmark
- New coffee cup filled with candied popcorn.
- A board game
- A pair of thongs, jiffies or slippers
- Crossword Puzzle Book
- Set of wooden spoons wrapped in a tea-towel
- Block of Chocolate wrapped in a tea-towel
- Suduko Game
- A magazine wrapped with a chocolate bar inside.
- Pack of playing cards
- Pack of Tarot Cards
For the Girls:
- Set of nail polishes and nail polish remover.
- A shaving kit
- Cotton Bandana or headband
- Homemade bath bombs
- A set of lip balms (or make your own)
- Nail care set
- Bubble Bath or Bath Salts
- Goats Milk Soaps or hand made soaps
- Tube of hand moisturiser
- A handkerchief with the recipient’s name embroidered
- Make-up bag
- Make up brushes
- A Pedometer
- Coin purse
- A yoga mat
- Aromatherapy oils
- Eyelash curler
- Fancy shower cap
Hint: Visit your local chemist and check out their bargain bins! Most of the time it is just products they will no longer stock, so there is nothing wrong with it – and it is cheap as chips!
- A bottle of homemade jam with the recipe attached.
- A selection of herbal teas in a teacup.
- A packet of gourmet coffee in a coffee cup
- Home made gourmet coffee mixes
- Candied Popcorn
- A coffee cup full of lollies
- Grab a pre-made jar of lemon curd and pack it with a pastry shell.
- Homemade chutney
- Tin of homemade biscuits
- Homemade Rum Balls always go down well!
- Cookies in a Jar
- A handful of chocolate bars with a ribbon wrapped around them
- A loaf of freshly baked bread wrapped in a tea towel with the recipe attached.
- Homemade salsa with a bag of cornchips
- Homemade fudge selection
- Lemon or Passionfruit butter
Hint: Another great place to find inexpensive gifts is your local cheap shop. They quite often have great finds if you have a good look!
Home & Office Gifts
- A pretty diary (check out your local Newsagent)
- A fountain pen
- A packet of postcards from the persons favourite place ie London or Paris. They look great framed.
- A mini photo album
- A travel mug
- An address book
- A wall calendar
- Self Improvement Book
- Personalised post it notes
Hint: Large stationery stores like Officeworks have discount bins – if you can put a few items together in a basket – it makes for an inexpensive gift that is useful too!
- A pair of gardening gloves and some seeds.
- A pot plant
- Car cleaning kit
- Golf tee’s
- Sun Hat
- Citronella Candles
The Gourmet Gift
- Salt and Pepper Shakers
- Selection of spices
- 1/2 kilogram bag of macadamia nuts
- A bottle of wine
- A Stubby Cooler
- A set of personalised coasters
- Fancy cloth napkins or doilies
- A cake or muffin tin
- Bottle Opening or corkscrew
- Set of shot glasses
- Sushi kit (bamboo roller, chopsticks, seaweed sheets)
- Set of Salad Spoons
Gifts for Mums and Grandma’s
- Writing set
- Your Mum’s favourite magazine wrapped around a chocolate bar
- A pretty apron and matching oven gloves
- Beautiful smelling candles
- Glass vase
- A satin pillowcase
Gifts for Dads and Grandfathers:
- A funny T-shirt
- A $10 Gift Certificate from his favourite store
- A deck of cards
- A set of shot glasses
- Stubby Cooler
- A gourmet beer
- Barbecue apron
- Barbecue tongs
- Boxer Shorts
- Shower radio
- Shaving mirror
Want to be more extravagant for Dad? Here are awesome gift ideas. He totally deserves it!
Gifts for Little Kids
- A set of colouring in books and coloured pencils or crayons
- Make a big batch of play dough in different colours or even try making Edible Playdough
- A pack of coloured paper and a book of origami instructions
- A Paint by Number Kit
- A yoyo
- Water balloons
- A new beach towel (I’ve seen them on the Canningvale website under $10!)
- French Knitting Set
- Hair accessories
- Glow in the Dark stars for the ceiling of kids bedrooms.
Gifts for Grandparents
- Jigsaw puzzles
- Fluffy socks
- Picture frames with photo’s of the grandkids
- Sewing Kit
- Knitting needles and wool
Christmas Spirit Gifts
- Personalised Christmas Baubles
- Christmas themed serving bowl or plate
- Christmas cookie cutter set
- A snowglobe
What other Christmas gift ideas do you have?
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