33 Cheap Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Everyone on Your List
These cheap stocking stuffer ideas prove that good things really do come in small packages.
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Sure, the big gift gets all the glory, but stocking stuffers aren’t just cheap gifts disconnected from the main attraction. It’s the little presents that set the mood for what’s to come. Whether you’re choosing gifts for men or gifts for women, cheap stocking stuffer ideas can look expensive. From gifts for photographers to gifts for runners, it’s all about picking a gift that fits the person’s passions.
Also, consider the situation. When you’re seeking stocking stuffers for toddlers, stocking stuffers for kids and stocking stuffers for teens, you may want to choose a game the entire family can enjoy together on Christmas Day. And, even if you’re seeking a gift for that person who’s impossible to shop for, what matters is the thought you put in to choosing just the right stocking stuffer that will delight your friend or family member. Want to really wow your loved ones this season? Shop affordable options for everyone on your list. We promise these crowd-pleasing picks (many under $10) won’t break the bank.
For wine lovers: Owo Wine Bottle Stopper Set
Looking for cheap stocking stuffer ideas for wine lovers? They’ll definitely appreciate these wine stoppers that keep a bottle of vino fresh long after popping the top. The set includes two stoppers in one of three elegant colors, all designed with an easy-to-use lever.
For fancy organizers: Trinket Dish
This ornate vintage-inspired trinket dish looks like an authentic Victorian treasure that would set you back some big bucks. It’s actually an incredibly affordable under-$15 steal, and an excellent Amazon stocking stuffer for the sophisticated home decorator. With free next-day delivery, it’s also a top Amazon Prime gift, ideal for last-minute shoppers!
For feline fans: Double-Walled Cat Sayings Tumbler
Cat lovers will paw-sitively adore this Tervis tumbler, which holds 24-ounces and keeps drinks either hot or cold longer. It’s also safe for the microwave, freezer and dishwasher. The funny cat sayings, like “I like my cat better than most people” will certainly resonate.
For bath lovers: LifeAround2Angels Bath Bombs Gift Set
Looking for cheap stocking stuffer ideas that are still thoughtful? Choose a lovingly crafted handmade gift. This set of 12 hand-crafted and individually-wrapped bath bombs will delight those who love a long soak. The fizz-inducing bombs come in scents such as lavender, strawberry, vanilla, coconut, rose, melon and mango—and won’t stain the tub.
For scent enthusiasts: Pacifica Beauty Island Vanilla Perfume
Pacifica Beauty’s Island Vanilla perfume is an inexpensive but high-quality fragrance made with essential and natural oils. The scent itself is a fruity, slightly floral Tahitian vanilla, and is packaged in a recyclable glass bottle. As far as cheap stocking stuffer ideas that look way more expensive than they actually are, this one takes the cake (hint: buy this as a gift for your wife!).
For problem solvers: Vintage Typewriter Puzzle
Shaped like a vintage typewriter, this 750-piece puzzle is a fun and interactive way to tell someone “you’re just my type.” Want to really stump your friends and family? Get them one of the hardest puzzles on Amazon.
For Baby Yoda fans: Mandalorian The Child Vinyl Figure
Although he is Grogu (or The Child) in The Mandalorian, he became colloquially known as Baby Yoda, and the term stuck. Whatever you want to call him, this adorable figure will delight Star Wars fans and those who just cannot resist his precious face. Here he is in miniature form eating a cookie with “crumbs” on his face and collar.
For manicure lovers: Nails Inc. Pop The Party Gift Set
Nail polish is one of the more fun cheap stocking stuffer ideas, and beauty lovers will adore this Nails Inc. gift set. Packaged in a traditional English “cracker” are three festive pigments perfect for the holiday season.
For skincare fanatics: Kiehl’s Hydration Starter Holiday Gift Set
Holiday value sets offer amazing deals on beloved skincare products, and they’re always beautifully-presented in festive packaging. What more could you want? This Kiehl’s set includes their best-selling 24-hour moisturizer and a gentle face wash, all in the perfect stocking stuffer-size. If you’re feeling particularly generous, add a lip balm set or a head-to-toe hydration kit too (or treat yourself!).
For candle fans: Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Soy Candle
Do you have friends who like the smell of a clean house more than they like cleaning? Then this scented candle is one of the best cheap stocking stuffer ideas for them. This soy aromatherapy candle is plant-based and emits the same delicious aroma as Mrs. Meyer’s best-selling cleaning products. It’ll give the impression that everything has been freshly cleaned—even if the dust bunnies seem to be multiplying.
For music lovers: JLab Audio JBuds Pro Signature Earbuds
Not all tech gifts are expensive! In fact, we’re calling these earbuds one of the best stocking stuffers under $10. Award-winning audio brand JLab Audio’s lightweight headphones offer premium sound quality while blocking out ambient noise. Compact and comfortable, they also have a built-in microphone and remote, giving full access to your phone without ever having to take it out of your pocket or bag.
For those with long hair: Detangle & Massage Brush
If you ask us, the best part of going to the salon is getting your hair washed and scalp massaged. Recreate that luxe treatment at home with this Hair Edit brush. It’s an expert at gliding right through knots and tangles, gently unraveling them without ripping out hair or causing tears. And the best part? It gives a blissful head massage at the same time.
For travelers: Samsonite Designer Luggage Tags
A new Samsonite suitcase might not be in the budget this year, but snag a luggage tag from the famous luggage brand as the next best thing. It’s the perfect size (and price—under $6!) for a stocking stuffer, especially for frequent-fliers. The elastic strap effortlessly attaches to bags, while the vibrant colors and bold print are easy to spot on checked luggage. Happy travels!
Want more options? Check out our top picks for luggage tags that will stand out from the crowd.
For oenophiles: PureWine Wand Purifier
This best-selling wine accessory (which also makes a fab hostess gift!) lets them enjoy that glass of vino without headaches or hangovers. The pack includes eight portable, disposable, one-time-use wands that the company claims can remove both sulfites and histamines, components linked to day-after woes. They work with all varieties of wine—without changing the taste. We’ll drink to that!
For vegan chocolate lovers: Unreal Dark Chocolate Coconut Bars
Even those with dietary restrictions appreciate a yummy treat in their stocking. These vegan and gluten-free dark chocolate coconut bars are made with half the sugar of leading chocolate bars—without losing any of the sweet flavor. The delectable creations (18 total) are individually wrapped so you can drop a few in everyone’s holiday sock. Add these to your list of gifts for doctors who might be looking to set a good example by eating healthier treats.
For the accident prone: Welly Human Repair Kit
By packing essentials into well-designed tins you’ll want to keep everywhere, Welly has made first aid kits cool—a good thing because you never know when an accident will happen. The Human Repair Kit features 42 brightly colored flex bandages, hand sanitizers and single-use ointments to take care of any little mishap.
For pals with ponytails: Kitsch Holiday Satin Scrunchies
Every woman knows the plight of loosing hair ties. The essential accessory is constantly disappearing, so filling your favorite ladies stocking with these Kitsch scrunchies is a no-brainer. The satin construction on these babies won’t crimp or agitate strands, and the cute packaging even doubles as ornament.
For mug collectors: First Lines Literature Coffee Mug
Whether you are shopping for coffee lovers or literature bugs, you can’t go wrong with this fun gift from The Unemployed Philosophers Guild. The oversized ceramic mug features the first lines of many books, including Slaughterhouse Five and Anna Karenina. The literary design is also a fantastic gift for book lovers who don’t need another novel.
For name-brand junkies: Versace Mini Duo Set
Attention shoppers: This is not a drill. You can actually buy a Versace stocking stuffer for less than $20! This Versace gift set includes two of the iconic Italian brand’s signature fragrances. The crystal bottles are like precious jewel accessories she’ll happily display, and the miniature sizes are perfect to use on-the-go or traveling.
For zen artists: Buddha Board Art Set
This stocking stuffer is inspired by the idea of living in the moment, and meant to help reduce stress. The travel-sized foldable board comes with a brush for writing or drawing—no paint necessary. Just dip the brush in water, and as the board dries, the words and pictures fade away. The artist can start fresh with a blank slate, no mess or waste in sight.
For those with chapped lips: Fresh Sugar Color & Care Lip Balm Set
For tea fanatics: Pukka Herbal Tea Sampler
With 45 tea bags in nine assorted flavors, this elegant gold-flecked gift box will impress anyone who enjoys a good cuppa. The herbal tea assortment includes flavors like Supreme Matcha Green, Turmeric Gold, Feel New, Elderberry & Echinacea, Lemon, Ginger & Manuka Honey and Peppermint & Licorice. Here are even more gifts for tea lovers should you want to add more themed gifts to their stocking.
For hometown heroes: Greenline Goods Whiskey Glasses
Whether you’ve just moved to a new place, or were born and raised in your city, these whiskey glasses are a fun way to show pride for your town. Skilled artisans sand-etch a hand-drawn street map into each glass (choose from 11 popular cities). Here are even more extra special Amazon handmade gifts to check out.
For the handyman: Geekey Multi-Tool
For people who like to tinker, this key-shaped, multi-functional tool is a godsend. It’s practical and convenient, and it may just help them get their honey-do list done. It works as a screwdriver, bottle opener, ruler, wrench, file bit driver and bike spoke. Free next-day shipping for Prime members also makes it a fantastic last-minute gift.
For Disney fans: Storybook Collection Advent Calendar
Who doesn’t love an advent calendar? Anyone who’s a kid at heart (or you know, an actual kid), will adore this Disney Storybook Collection. It includes 24 small paperback books of new and classic Disney tales, each individually wrapped in a festive paper sleeve.
For beauty buffs: Sephora Collection Wishing You Mini Mania
Give the gift of good skin with this collection of essential products they can use day or night. The Sephora Collection gift set (a $45 value!) has six mini products to cleanse, tone and moisturize. The vegan goodies come in a waterproof bag perfectly sized for travel. It’s a universally-pleasing present, whether you’re buying a gift for your best friend or sister-in-law.
For frequent-flyers: Ama Forest Cell Phone Stands
When it comes to cheap stocking stuffer ideas for the entire family, we’re sure everyone in your crew will find a use for this handy phone stand. It’s especially useful for those who like to watch movies during a flight. It’s lightweight, folds flat for easy portability and can sit on a tray table both vertically and horizontally. Snag a four-pack (it’s less than $10) to fill multiple stockings, or use them for a white elephant gift exchange.
For comedy fans: National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Twinkling Lights Game
The 1980’s holiday flick National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a much-quoted, beloved classic, especially among comedy fans. This family-friendly card game celebrates Clark Griswold’s quest for the perfect Christmas—including his mishaps and challenges. Suitable for ages 8 and up, it’s a fun Christmas game for all.
For journal collectors: Moleskine Classic Notebook
Whether you’re looking for gifts for lawyers who want to take notes by hand or a gift for golfers who want to record their stats, it’s hard to go wrong with a Moleskine notebook. People are seriously passionate about the high-quality product (it has 19,000+ five-star reviews!). It comes in a variety of colors, with ruled, plain or dotted-line options; so buy a few for everyone on your list.
For health-conscious snackers: Rip Van Chocolate Hazelnut Wafer Cookies
Sweet treats are usually a go-to cheap stocking stuffer idea for adults (okay, and kids!). If you’re shopping for someone who is health-conscious, these chocolate wafer cookies are lower in sugar and higher in fiber than similar snacks. Inspired by the traditional Dutch stroopwafel, they are made with simple clean ingredients (no artificial flavors or preservatives) for the perfect guilt-free indulgence. You get 16 individually-wrapped confections, so you can spread some around to everyone (including hard-to-shop-for sister-in-laws!).
For drivers and commuters: Cluvox Dual USB Car Charger Adapter
Sometimes the best cheap stocking stuffer ideas are the most practical ones. If their phone is always out of battery, this car charger will keep them powered up. It has both a USB and USB Type C connector, and can charge two devices at once. It’s also a smart gift for teens who just started driving.
For homebodies: Lounge Slippers
These cozy faux-shearling slippers are the ultimate cheap stocking stuffers for lounging at home. The cozy slippers for women are easy to slide on and off, although she’s unlikely to want to take them off. They would also be a thoughtful gift for nurses who want to relax after a long shift. Give the gift of cozy!
Additional reporting by Lois Alter Mark and Tamara Palmer
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