Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for under $50
Stumped on what to get the ones you love this Christmas?
Check out our 15 unique Christmas gift ideas for everyone, below.
The Night Sky – Star Maps for special occasions
Use the star catalog of the European Space Agency’s Hipparcos mission, a high precision catalog of stars generated by the Hipparcos space-based telescope. This star catalog is then used to render the positions of the stars for any date and/or location in the past or future creating a special star map to commemorate your memories. Available at thenightsky.com.
Silicone Phone Speaker – No battery required
This speaker is lightweight, free-standing, compatible with most cell phones, and requires no external power to operate. With a 13 dB volume amplifier, the silicone horn effectively enlarges sound from your phone. Available at Amazon.ca.
Smartphone Projector – Easy assembly
The Smart Phone Projector will project images from most smartphones onto any wall like surface; without the use of wires. The smartphone projector is made from strong cardboard, has an 8x magnifying lens, is easy to assemble, and is made to look like a retro, black and white camera of old. With the Smart Phone Projector, you can transform any location into the big screen. Available at Prezzybox.com.
Cratejoy monthly box subscription – Something for everyone
Cratejoy has a box subscription for everyone. Experts and enthusiasts create and curate the absolute best products for each subscription box. There are many types of boxes to choose from – yoga, men’s lifestyle, arts and crafts, pets and children. The customer pays a monthly subscription for a box type of their choosing. This specially created box is sent monthly, always filled with the latest and greatest products for a fraction of the price. Available at cratejoy.com.
Monkey-Lectric Bike Wheel Lights – Full-color LED
Turn heads as you zoom through the streets with these colorful bike wheel lights. These lights boast 360-degree visibility and a whopping 40 lumens. Suitable for all weather, Durable rubber construction and easy to attach. These lights are for bikes wheels 16″ or larger, take 3 AA batteries and work for up to 60 hrs. Available at prezzybox.com.
Sled Legs – Made in Canada
A new take on sledding, or as we call it in Canada, tobogganing. Easy to use Sled Legs are padded and attach to your legs via nylon straps. Just strap them on and go. Designed for riders 5′ or taller, up to 250lbs and available in S, M, and LG. Made in Canada. Available at Amazon.ca.
Full Body Bumper Balls – Tons of fun for the kids
These inflatable body bumper balls are fun and easy to use, are versatile and portable. Comes with patch repair kit. Available at Amazon.ca.
Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet – Amazonite
Get a daily dose of aromatherapy with this colorful essential oil diffuser bracelet. Its gorgeous design includes bright, elegant beads and lava stones that emit small bursts of calming scents. Just add a drop of your favorite essential oil to the porous lava rocks to keep peace and serenity close by all day long. Designed by Jennifer Bravo-Grulkey and made in New York. Add the Essential Oil Sensory Pack – Set of 3: Lavender (Relax): An all-time classic floral, woody scent to soothe, calm, and balance. Blue Gum Eucalyptus (Invigorate): A strong earthy, mint fragrance with a kiss of honey to refresh and invigorate. Sweet Orange (Enliven): A light, sweet fragrance with soft citrus notes—like when you peel an orange—to invigorate the senses. Bracelet and essential oils. sold separately. Available at uncommongoods.com.
Craft Beer Kit – Little Brown Keg
This signature Mr. Beer fermenter, known affectionately as the LBK (Little Brown Keg), was developed for homebrewing with little space while still big on flavor. Choose the best-suited brewing kit for you or a loved one. Available at mrbeer.com.
Whiskey Stones – Nautical Themed
An alternative to ice, these rocks will not dilute your favorite drink. Easy to use, these whiskey stones are simply placed in the freezer to chill. When ready just add to your favorite drink. Made from recycled soapstone, non-porous. reusable, and dishwasher safe. Made in Denver, Colorado by Steven Chavez and Justin English.
Garden in a bag – Gardening made easy
Grow fresh herbs, flowers, vegetables, and fruit in any sunny spot, indoors and year-round. Grown right out of a leak-proof paper bag. Check out the custom section for customized options. Available at pottingshedcreations.com.
Rory’s Story Cubes – Creative Story Game
“Each jumbo 1” cube has 6 images or icons, with a total of 54 all-different hand-inlaid images that can be mixed in over 10 million ways. You roll all 9 cubes to generate 9 random images and then use these to invent a story that starts with “Once upon a time…” and uses all 9 elements as part of your narrative.”
“Play it as a game for one or more players, or as a party game for three or more. Or play it as an improve game where each player contributes part of the story, picking up where the last one left off. Win award points for speedy delivery, inventiveness, imagination, drama, and humor.” – Available at www.amazon.ca.
Sephora Makeup Sets – Lipstick, eyeshadow and more
For the makeup lover, buy the best of the best at Sephora. Sephora gift sets are relatively inexpensive, boast variety and are high quality. With so many gift sets to choose from you can’t go wrong. Check it out at Sephora.com.
Wine Pearls – Chill out with your wine
With the innovative set of four chillers you can enjoy wines by the glass at their ideal sipping temperatures. Simply freeze this set of four sleek, stainless steel orbs, pour a glass, then drop a few into your wine. Like ice cubes, the more “pearls” you use, the more frosty your beverage will get. While these pearls are perfect for wine, their ability to chill without altering or diluting delicate flavors also makes them ideal for cooling top-shelf liquors, delicate cocktails, and fresh fruit juices. Available at uncommongoods.com.
Voice Art – Original Art Designs
Voice Art is artwork created from a voice or recording. Using the highest quality materials available each piece is 100% customizable and totally unique to you. Each piece is then handpainted on a canvas and sent to your door. Recreate birthdays, wedding vows or any of your most memorable experiences with Voice Art. Available at voiceartgallery.com.