20 Thoughtful Christmas Gift Ideas Under $20

One of the best parts of the holiday season is giving, but that doesn’t mean you have to splurge and break the bank. Thankfully, plenty of wallet-friendly, fun and unique gift options do exist! At Kitchen Stuff Plus you can shop on a tight budget and be able to complete everyone on your list in one stop. This will speed up your shopping experience and make it stress-free.

I’ve rounded up 20 thoughtful gifts that are all under $20 from kitchen gadgets and serveware, to wellness products and more.  You’ll find something for all your loved ones and best of all, with the money you save, you can even treat yourself to a gift! 😉

Gifts for the Host

Oishi Assorted Stoneware Bowls

You’ll wow your host with these beautiful patterned multi-coloured stoneware bowls. They’re great for enjoying salads, appetizers, and desserts.  They come in a set of four and packaged nicely for gift giving.  They are dishwasher and microwave safe and available in assorted colours.

Rustica Brie Baker

Holiday parties aren’t complete without some sort of cheese board, dip, or baked cheeses. This charming Rustica Brie Baker will make a great gift for a host to serve all kinds of baked cheese from brie, camembert, to goat and sheep’s cheese.

Wellness Gifts

Brookstone Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamp Night Light

This Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamp is the most unique gift idea on my list.  They are useful, thoughtful and beautiful! They not only emit a warm glow to any space, but they also have many benefits like improving air quality and reduces environmental odours. Each crystal is hand-carved from pink salt, making this night light completely one-of-a-kind.

Kozie Super Plush Sherpa Lounge Socks

You’ll make someone’s feet very happy this winter with these super cozy lounge socks!  They feature non slip bottoms and a soft plush interior, perfect for adding that extra sense of warmth and comfort.  Whether they like to curl up and read a book or watch Netflix & chill, these socks will certainly intensify their self-care experience.

Gifts for the Coffee Lover

Kaffa Coffee Press

This sleek and affordable 6 cup Coffee Press will give a delicious cup of coffee in a matter of minutes.  Any coffee lover would appreciate you making their early mornings easier and more luxurious.

Laila Stovetop Espresso Maker

This classic stovetop espresso maker doesn’t need paper filters or plastic pods to make a delicious brew. All it takes is a few short minutes on the stovetop or gas. Pair it with some Italian grounds and you’ve got the perfect gift for a coffee lover.

Gifts for the Chef

Iko Stratum Non-Stick Frypan

A good chef calls for a good quality frying pan! This 25cm Iko Stratum non-stick pan features a triple-layer construction with a forged aluminum core for quick and even heating.  It’s so easy to cook and clean with this one and will not disappoint!

Chefman Easy Chop Mini Food Chopper

Make chopping and mincing easy with the Chefman Mini Food Chopper. Its 1.5 cup capacity is perfect for preparing garnishes and will cut down on prep time. The size is ideal to save counter space by easily hiding it away in the pantry. It’s a very handy kitchen appliance to have.

Gifts for Teachers and Co-workers

Christmas Luxury Filled Jar Candle

Candles have a wonderful ability to add more aesthetic to any space! The sweet frosted pear scent combined with a beautiful jar and cloche, makes this a great gift to spread holiday cheer throughout any workspace or home.

Harman Christmas Ceramic Coasters

Protect their office desktop while feeling festive all season long!  There are a variety of holiday ceramic coaster sets to choose from at Kitchen Stuff Plus, but I love the simplicity of these ‘Winter Trees’ design. The sets come with six coasters and they feature a cork backing to prevent scratching surfaces.

Kid Approved Gifts

Dash Mini Waffle Maker

This fun and kid-friendly mini waffle maker will make a great addition to anyone’s kitchen. You can get creative and not only make waffles but also chaffles, paninis, hash browns, and even biscuit pizzas!  A recipe guide is included so you can create the classics with confidence or experiment with something new.  It has a non-stick cooking surface, heats up fast & evenly, and the perfect size to easily tuck away in your cupboards.

Santa Milk and Cookies Ceramic Set

The kids will love this one!  Get them excited on Christmas Eve with this adorable ‘Cookies For Santa’ Ceramic Plate & Mug Combo.  It’s the perfect serving size for Santa’s treats this holiday season. The set is dishwasher and microwave safe and includes Santa’s favourite chocolate chip cookie recipe!

Gifts for the Baker

Set of 3 Silicone Baking Sheets

If you have someone in your life that loves to bake, the Silicone Baking sheet set would make their life in the kitchen easier. These handy non-stick sheets are safe at baking temperatures and help prevent cookies from burning or sticking to the bottom of the pan.  The printed symbols are a nice touch to aid in baking the perfect sized cookies.

Christmas Cook Silicone Spatula

Help your baker get into the holiday spirit with these Christmas themed silicone spatulas! They are available in Nordic patterns, farmhouse buffalo checks and Christmas character designs.  All colourful and fun!  These would be great as stocking stuffers too.

Harman Christmas Cotton Kitchen Towels

A baker can never have too many kitchen towels, right?  These cute and festive kitchen towels will dress up any kitchen for the holidays. The set comes in 3 and there are a variety of styles to choose from.

Gifts for the Parents

Double Wall Cappuccino Heart Mugs

How cute are these double wall heart-shaped mugs? They would make such a special gift for your parents, relative or close friend.  They’ll be sipping in style, while keeping their beverages hot or cold for a longer period of time. (Comes in a set of two).

Fruits & Passion Cucina Kitchen Collection

Cucina Hand Soap & Refill

Sustainable gifts make the best gifts! The Cucina hand soap isn’t just any regular hand soap.  It’s formulated specifically to care for hands in the kitchen and has a biodegradable formula that gently cleans hands without drying them and leaves them smelling amazing.  The refill is also available for under $20!

Cucina Dish Soap

The dish soap is great combo with the hand soap in the kitchen.  It acts as a powerful degreaser, and contains a cleaning base that is also soft on your hands.

Cucina All-Purpose Cleaner

A cleaner isn’t a typical Christmas gift, but this Cucina all-purpose cleaner is a game changer! It’s made from renewable ingredients – glucose derived from corn and fatty alcohols from coconut and palm kernel oils. Safe and effective on any non-porous surface, including natural stone. This is something they’ll use daily and will make cleaning more pleasant.

This concludes my 20 gift ideas for under $20!

Spend more time enjoying the holidays and less time searching for gift ideas, and stressing over the budget.  Let this gift guide make your Christmas shopping a breeze! Happy Holidays!

Charlene Wong

Charlene Wong is a freelance interior decorator, product stylist and content creator. Her passion for styling inspired her to create where she enjoys blogging about décor, styling and sharing her favourite DIYs. One of her proudest moments was becoming a homeowner herself and she loves to share her home décor over Instagram. You can follow her at @allstylelife.