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Inexpensive Christmas Gifts for Everyone

Updated on December 6, 2013

Great Cheap Christmas Gifts Ideas

So Christmas is around the corner and you're wondering what you should buy for your love ones and friends but your money is short. There are several gift ideas that people can do on a budget.

I'm a person that loves when Christmas comes and always find the best low price gifts! There is no need to break the bank and take out the credit card to pay for Christmas gifts.

There are so many people still paying off for the gifts they've bought people the year before! Now that's just crazy! You can still buy low price gifts and make the people receiving the gift happy!

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This 2013 Christmas season, there will be plenty of deals going on since the economy is down but not a lot of people are going to be buying much because either they've lost their job, their pay check got cut, bills piling up, etc. You can still give great gifts on a small budget and I don't mean, socks, ties, or arylic scarves! Here is a list of good low price Christmas gift ideas.

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1. Give a Christmas Card

  • Now who doesn't like Christmas Cards? They're one of the best gifts you can give someone. It's a great way of setting the mood of Christmas with sentimental value.

Christmas Cards

Oatmeal Studios Humorous Christmas Cards and Envelopes, Where's The Tape, 26-Count (Pack of 2)
Oatmeal Studios Humorous Christmas Cards and Envelopes, Where's The Tape, 26-Count (Pack of 2)

If you like humor, you'll like these humorous Christmas Cards and they come with envelopes.

 
CR Gibson Birdhouse Christmas Boxed Cards, Cardinals, 10 Count
CR Gibson Birdhouse Christmas Boxed Cards, Cardinals, 10 Count

For bird lovers, these boxed Christmas cards are prefect.

 

2. Give Children's Books

  • Kids love pretty much getting anything new and having a good book is one of them! Open up their minds to explore new things. Get a book about their favorite cartoon character or favorite colors. You can find good low price books at the Dollar Store.

Children's Books on Amazon

A Christmas Carol (Dover Thrift Editions)
A Christmas Carol (Dover Thrift Editions)

A Christmas Carol is a Christmas Classic that every child or adult should have.

 
Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Dr. Seuss How The Grinch Stole Christmas was my family favorite movie. We make sure to watch it every year.

 

3. Give Cookbooks

  • There is always someone you know that loves to cook. Give that person a cook book so they can explore other food ideas to make. You never know, you may come to their house and they've cooked you a new recipe from the book you gave them!

Cookbooks on eBay

Find a gentle used Christmas Recipes books on eBay.

4. Give Christmas Candles

  • They make great decorations and also setting the mood for Christmas. Yankee Candles always have sales on different candles during the Holiday Season.

Christmas Yankee Candles

Yankee Candle Large Jar Candle, Christmas Cookie
Yankee Candle Large Jar Candle, Christmas Cookie

Christmas Cookies scent is one of my favorite scents from Yankee Candle.

 
Yankee Candle Christmas Tree Large Jar Candle
Yankee Candle Christmas Tree Large Jar Candle

This is another one of my favorite scents by Yankee Candle. Christmas Tree scent.

 

5. Give Christmas Cookies

  • You can either buy the cookies at the store in a tin or make them yourself. I think the best would be make them yourself if you're a good cook and decorate a nice basket to put them in. You can make butter, oatmeal, and peanut butter cookies. Just wait and see how the person you give it to face light up with join!

Christmas Cookies Tray, Books, and Cookie Cutters on Amazon

Christmas Cookie Tray Small
Christmas Cookie Tray Small

Yummy Christmas Cookie Platter.

 
Ateco Stainless Steel Christmas Cookie Cutters
Ateco Stainless Steel Christmas Cookie Cutters

If you're going to make Christmas cookies from home, you'll need cookie cutters.

 

6. Give Christmas Puzzles

  • Puzzles are a great way to get people together and have fun and also a great gift!

Christmas Puzzles

7. Give Christmas Music CDs

  • If you know what type of music the person likes then you can buy them a CD. If you don't, then you can give them a nice Christmas CD for them to play at Christmas parties, around the Christmas tree, etc. Some people don't listen to CDs anymore and buy their music online, so another great idea is to give them a iTunes gift card.

Christmas CDs and MP3 Gift Card

Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas

Mariah Cary Christmas tunes.

 
Christmas
Christmas

Michael Buble sings Christmas.

 

8. Give Scrapbooks

  • With scrapbooks people can put their pictures together and share all their memories.

Christmas Scrapbooks

Feeling crafty? Find some low price deals on Christmas scrapbooks on eBay.

9. Give Stocking Stuffers

  • Stockings can be stuff with real cheap items, like cookies, holiday mints, gift cards, money, Christmas ornaments, cell phone accessories, books, small calenders, small candles, coloring books, pens, pencils, erasers, CDs, jewelry, small toiletries, etc.

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Amazon.com $25 Gift Card (0108)
Amazon.com $25 Gift Card (0108)

Amazon gift cards are always the prefect gift because it lets people choose what they want to buy.

 
Fun Express Christmas Coloring Books Party Favor - 12 Pieces
Fun Express Christmas Coloring Books Party Favor - 12 Pieces

Children loves coloring books so giving a Christmas Coloring book is a great idea.

 

10. Give Christmas Picture Frames

  • Give a gift of joy by framing a picture of you and your family and giving it to someone you love!

Christmas Picture Frames

11. Give Christmas Ornaments

  • Give Christmas Ornaments so people can add it on their Christmas tree.

Christmas Ornaments

Oriental Trading Company Glass Icicle, Multi Color, 12 Count
Oriental Trading Company Glass Icicle, Multi Color, 12 Count

Colorful Glass Icicles Christmas Ornaments. Comes with 12.

 
Old World Christmas Highland Santa Glass Blown Ornament
Old World Christmas Highland Santa Glass Blown Ornament

Old World Santa Ornament playing the bag pipe.

 

12. Give Gift Cards

  • Sometimes it's hard to come up with an idea on what to give someone, so if all else fails, give them a gift card!

AMC Gift Card
AMC Gift Card

For the movie lovers, AMC Gift Cards.

 

Enjoy Giving Low Price Christmas Gifts!

I hope this lens was helpful in finding different low cost Christmas gift ideas. Now you don't have to be the one not giving a gift due to high prices.

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @anonymous: I'm glad you found this lens helpful!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Yes, always good to get some extra ideas.

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @audrey07: I like getting those for Christmas! I can't believe I forgot to add it on my list.

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      audrey07 4 years ago

      Small figurines with a Christmas theme is another gift idea that can be considered. They will look nice on the display shelf.

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @Board-Game-Brooke: Mmm I love hot chocolate, coffee, and tea! Those are great inexpensive gifts!

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      C A Chancellor 4 years ago from US/TN

      Cookies are a great idea -- I always love getting those. Hot chocolate, coffee or tea are also nice gifts and can be inexpensive.

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @Dusty2 LM: Thanks Dusty! I will be giving some of your recipes a try!

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      Dusty2 LM 4 years ago

      Nice informative lens, Lots of good ideas. Also; Thank You for stopping by my Healthy Tofu Breakfast Recipes lens and giving it a "thumbs up". I appreciate it. Give the recipes a try and hope you enjoy them.

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @anonymous: Thanks Tipi! I hope your Christmas is a happy one as well!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      This puts me in the mood for Christmas shopping.

      Hope you have a happy one, God bless! :)

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @Irene Sim: Thanks Irene!

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      Irene Sim 4 years ago

      Great ideas! Very useful lens. :)

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @SecondHandJoe LM: Yeah I love receiving cookbooks and scented candles! Thanks for liking my lens!

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      Angela F 4 years ago from Seattle, WA

      I totally support not going into debt for the Holidays! There's always a way to either make a thoughtful gift or buy one that is big on sentiment but little on cost.

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @SecondHandJoe LM: Yeah I love receiving cookbooks and scented candles! Thanks for liking my lens!

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      SecondHandJoe LM 4 years ago

      Being a chef I naturally gravitate towards the cookbooks and seasonally scented candles are a great gift, most everyone loves them. Another great lens!

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @SheGetsCreative: Very true! I really enjoy thoughtful gifts like when my kids makes me Christmas cards! Now that just makes my Christmas day bright!

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @Rangoon House: Thanks so much!

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      AJ 4 years ago from Australia

      This is a wonderful cost effective and practical list.

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      sunny saib 4 years ago

      Great ideas indeed.. Thanks for sharing..

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @achivevery: Yes it is....so exciting!! I can't wait!

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      achivevery 4 years ago

      100 days before christmas is coming!

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      Louidam1 LM 4 years ago

      @cdevries: Your welcome!

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      cdevries 4 years ago

      Great suggestions! Thanks.

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      Louidam1 LM 5 years ago

      @TamarWrites: That's great! I love giving my daughters new books for Christmas.

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      Louidam1 LM 5 years ago

      @TaraWojt: They are fun!

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      TamarWrites 5 years ago

      I celebrate Chanukah, but I do shop ahead for the holidays. Friends of the Library book sales have fabulous books in like new condition. I give my kids books every year as a gift. Nose to

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      Tara Wojtaszek 5 years ago

      I think puzzles are a great gift idea and so much fun.

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      Louidam1 LM 5 years ago

      @MarcStorm LM: Thanks!

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      MarcStorm LM 5 years ago

      A lot of great ideas to save money on Christmas Shopping! Thanks!

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      Louidam1 LM 5 years ago

      @AcornOakForest: I like the puzzle as well! Thanks for stopping by!

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      Louidam1 LM 5 years ago

      @Elsie Hagley: Thanks!

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      Monica Lobenstein 5 years ago from Western Wisconsin

      I like the puzzle idea the best. Good ideas for low cost gifts!

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      Elsie Hagley 5 years ago from New Zealand

      Great ideas and good selection of low priced christmas gift ideas. Thanks for sharing.

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      Louidam1 LM 5 years ago

      @microfarmproject: Thanks! But hey..people have Christmas in July! LOL!

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      microfarmproject 5 years ago

      Nice ideas! It's only July, but bring on the Christmas spirit!

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      Louidam1 LM 5 years ago

      @intermarks: Thank you so much!

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      Louidam1 LM 5 years ago

      @Michey LM: Thank you for the tip!

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      Louidam1 LM 5 years ago

      @texan203 lm: Thanks!

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      Louidam1 LM 5 years ago

      @siskiyoucowgirl: Thank you so much! Glad you've enjoyed!

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      intermarks 5 years ago

      A huge collection of Christmas gift ideas you have here. Very nicely build.

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      Michey LM 5 years ago

      Great lens and useful. As RocketSquid Mentor tip, please write a custom bio for each lens which is related with the topic and has good keywords for it.

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      texan203 lm 5 years ago

      Great lens. Thank You

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      siskiyoucowgirl 5 years ago

      Great lens! I love your gift ideas. Thank you for sharing them!