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best budget christmas presents

Updated on December 22, 2013

Great List of Budget Gifts

Normally I don't care about the price for a present, if it is for "a beloved person", and if I know, this person can "use" the present very well.

But there are situations in life, you "can't choose" the gift you want to give, like temporary financial troubles, or, to many people to be gifted.

Once in my lifetime I was in such a terrible bad financial situation, even 1$ for a present was "to much". But I did managed to spend just about 25$ to find presents for 8 people in my family. I was "embarrased", but also "proud" and "happy", I found "useful" gifts for a "budget price" without losing my face. The presents didn't even look cheap.

But "giving presents" isn't always about the "price"; it is all about giving something to the gifted person, what is liked, or wanted, or wished. And there is a huge list of "budget gifts" on the market. I just selected a few ones, to recommend them on this lens, "budget presents", I ever gifted to someone I cared about in my life.


*The main reason could be, you are in a situation of "low cash flow"; you don't have money enough to spend for gifts, but you have to find gifts anyway.

*You need to find "too many gifts" at a time, or for "one occasion"; it can happen, you have too many people you have to buy a gift for.

*Another reason can also be you just "don't know" what to buy; you don't know the person very well; so you make the decision just to buy something "cheaper", like a gadget for example.

But it isn't always "easy" to find "gifts on a budget". So this lens can help you, or at least inspire you. Finally, you will always find a good solution, just surfing the internet to find "budget gifts" for any occasion. And ALWAYS think about ONE THING, when you are looking for a gift, even for a "low budget" gift: FOCUS ON THE PERSON FOR WHOM YOU ARE LOOKING FOR. It will always inspire you, even to find a "budget" gift.

Recommended Gifts Less Then 10$ Gifts - Vote your favorite and/or add Your Choice

Just a few examples of a "budget gift" less then 10$.

Be Creative

What is the "secret" behind "giving a GREAT gift"? What is the most important thing when you give some present to someone? For sure: it isn't just the price of the gift that makes the gift "successful".

If you have limited funds to spend on a gift, just become CREATIVE.

*Think of the person, you want to buy a gift for, and find just something, the person would would be happy for. When you think, the gifted person will be enjoying the gift, the gift will be a hit, EVEN if it is a (very) low budget gift.

*After that, just surf the internet, walk through stores, and after focusing on the person for whom you're buying. And YES, you will find the "perfect gift", EVEN on a low budget price.

My example: I had to buy some Christmas gift for a friend; knowing he is a "smoker", finally I bought him a nice "glass ashtray", with the looks of a real cristal looks. The price was 0,30 euro; so I bought "two".

A lesson to learn?

Having some "problems", there is always a solution, if you handle and treat the problems as "challenges".

It is known, people always find through challenges the best solutions.

There is always growing something "new", during way out of crisises, during solving challenges.

Find Ideas for Small Budget Gifts - Paperback Edition

Beautiful Wedding Decorations & Gifts on a Small Budget
Beautiful Wedding Decorations & Gifts on a Small Budget

Inside, wedding consultant Diane Warner suggests hundreds of clever ways to make your special even extra-special. These are fun and romantic touches that are fast, affordable, easy for anyone to do, and also, in the making, all the more meaningful.


A Pig Saving Bank is always a Nice Gift

Another simple example of a "budget gift".

My Travel Sewing Kits

Once I received those two "budget gifts", still having them always with me.

One in my car - One in my travel luggage.

Budget Gift Poll

What would be Your favorite budget gift?

See results

I'm proud on my Miniature Cars

My Miniature Porsche and Ferrari Cars. Almost my most favorite budget gifts I ever received.

More Ideas for some Gifts

If you're looking for other gifts? Feel free to browse some of my others "gift guides",

to find some Christmas present, or even some All Occasion gift:

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best presents and gifts for the traveler

toys and games for kids

best christmas presents and gifts

best presents for the music lover

buy cheaper online whatever you want

Budget Present Duel Debate

Do you think Small Budget Gifts are "inferior"?

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    • beaworkathomemom profile image

      beaworkathomemom 4 years ago

      Great lens. Thank you for sharing this great gift selection.

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      poldepc lm 5 years ago

      @applejacking: thanks for commenting...

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      applejacking 5 years ago

      interesting lens. I enjoyed what you wrote here.

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      poldepc lm 5 years ago

      @RuralFloridaLiving: thanks for that; your comment makes me happy

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      RuralFloridaLiving 5 years ago

      Enjoyed your lens!

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      poldepc lm 5 years ago

      @FallenAngel 483: me too...I like digi-piggy when he is "full" :):):)...Thx for your nice comment

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      FallenAngel 483 5 years ago

      Great selection of gifts. I really like the digi-piggy.