40 seriously cool holiday gifts for adults under $15. They’re out there!


 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Personalized embroidered brooches

Thoughtful gifts don’t have to be spendy gifts, and spendy gifts aren’t necessarily thoughtful gifts.But hey, we get the budget thing. Or maybe you just have 400,000 best friends to shop for in which case, more power to you, popular person! So just for you, we’ve spent a whole lot of time looking for really fantastic holiday gift ideas all for under $15. As in, no lip balms, no stickers, no paperclips. Just the good stuff, only affordable. Stock up!

For 45 more fabulous gifts for adults under $15, check out our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide,
all updated with new, valid discount codes for 2018!

Also find 30+ more great gifts for adults under $15 from our 2017 guide
And 60 more gifts for adults under $15 from our 2016 guide. 

All gifts have been editorially determined by our staff, there is no compensation in exchange for picks. CMP is an rstyle and Amazon affiliate. Discount codes expire 12/31/15.

 

Personalized embroidered brooches

Ooh, we love these so much! Personalize with initials or a favorite word. We have quite a few. ($15.40 at Oh my Heart Embroidery)

 

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Men's emergency kit

Men’s emergency kit

If he’s a man who considers a long fingernail or a missing collar stay an emergency, we already love him. ($13 at Burke Decor)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Yay Boom Cheers shot glass set

Yay Boom Cheers shot glass set

($11 at Nordstrom)

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Fireball cinnamon whiskey marshmallows

Fireball cinnamon whiskey marshmallows

Cinnamon fireballs? Whiskey? Marshmallows? Recipe for perfection. ($7.95 at Wondermade)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Orla Kiely notecard set

Orla Kiely notecard set

Love her designs. ($14.99 at Modcloth)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Bodum 8-c coffee press

Bodum 8-c coffee press

Ooh, terrific gift at a great price. ($14.99 at Target)

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Handmade leather feather earrings

Handmade leather feather earrings

Oof, these would be a great find at twice the price. ($14 at Edge of Urge)

For 45 more fabulous gifts for adults under $15, check out our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide,
all updated with new, valid discount codes for 2018!

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Wine tote set

Wine tote set

Adding a bottle of wine optional, but recommended. ($10/ea or 3/$20 at Fairgoods)

15% off with code Coolmom2015 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Set of snowflake cookie cutters

Set of snowflake cookie cutters

Personalize it with your own favorite sugar cookie recipe and tie it up with a pretty ribbon. ($6.95 at Crate and Barrel)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Fair trade shea body butter

Fair trade shea body butter

Such cool, gender-neutral packaging. ($12 at Spinster Sisters)

For 60+ more fabulous gifts for adults under $15, all updated with fresh discount codes, visit our brand new 2016 Holiday Gift Guide!

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Merry and Bright tea

Merry and Bright tea

Just put a bow on it. Done. ($14.95 by Republic of Tea at Paper Source)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: red checked men's scarf

Men’s red checked scarf

Just put a bow on it. Done. ($12.99, H&M)

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Paris notebooks

Paris notebooks

Our hearts are there. ($6 each at Obvious State)

25% off with code CMP25

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Mini Jack Daniels ornament

Mini Jack Daniels ornament

Whatever your favorite poison, they make them into ornaments. You just provide what’s inside.  (But hey, don’t put the cheap stuff in the nice bottle!) ($15, Boozy Christmas)

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Bamboo bike coasters

Bamboo bike coasters

So fun, and just hipster enough. ($14.40 on sale at paper culture)

40% off  with code CMPGG

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: personalized ceramic ring dish

Personalized ceramic ring dish

For your sweetheart. Or a pair of sweethearts you happen to like a lot. ($15 at Zinnia Designs)

15% off  with code COOLMOM

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Walter White cufflinks

Walter White cufflinks

Hey, even Brian Cranston owns a pair! ($15 at Sleepy Mountain)

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: How to tie a scarf

How to tie a scarf

Beats scrolling through 400 YouTube tutorials. ($13 at Shopbop)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: ban do sweet talk pen set

Sweet Talk pen set

For writing all those post-holiday thank you notes in style. ($4 at ban.do)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Prince HITNRUN download

Prince HITNRUN

Party like it’s 2015. Or something. ($9.49 download at Amazon; $9.99 on iTunes)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Shabby chic picture frames

Shabby chic picture frames

Pop a favorite photo in and you’ve got a really thoughtful gift. ($6.50/ea at The Paper Walrus)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Macrame cuff

Macrame cuff

An affordable way to do a lot of good for artists around the world. ($14 at To the Market)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Set of mirabeau bar soaps

Set of mirabeau bar soaps

We’d love the whole set, but would settle for just one. What a nice indulgence. ($8/ea at anthropologie)

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Custom photo filmstrip note pad

Custom photo filmstrip note pad

Custom gifts are always special, especially with photos of your own kids.  ($12.99 at Pinhole Press)

 

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Zoku single popsicle maker

Actually, it’s perfectly in season. Why do you ask?   ($11.99 for red or purple, on sale at Williams-Sonoma)

 

Cool holiday gifts for adults under $15: Kindle download of Sick In the Head by Judd Apatow

Sick in the Head  by Judd Apatow

Because, laughter.  ($13.99 for Kindle download at Amazon, a little more for the hardcover)

 

Juniper Ridge Campfire Incense

Juniper Ridge Campfire Incense

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas. ($12, Poketo)

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: The Games room pop music quiz game

The Games room pop music quiz game

It’s a gift, and a way to start family fights all at once! Perfect! ($11 at Burke Decor)

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Custom keytags from Various KeyTags

Custom keytags

One is funnier than the next, but if you disagree, write your own! ($15 at Various KeyTags)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Pantone artist notebook

Pantone artist notebook

So do you fill it with a picture? Or a thousand words? ($14.95 at MoMA store, $13.45 for members)

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Gold mini chocolate skulls

Gold mini chocolate skulls

These Fika chocolates are so so cool, we are already figuring out just who to give them too. ($14.40 at MOUTH)

10% off with code COOLMOM

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Spoon recipe cards filled out with a dozen family recipes

Spoon recipe card set

To make it extra special, fill each one out with a family recipe and package with a wooden spoon ($10.20 on sale, Rifle Paper)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Topman knit fingerless gloves

Topman knit fingerless gloves

Don’t text and freeze. ($10 at Nordstrom)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Teas for the heart gift box

Teas for the heart gift box

We love an affordable gift that’s so nicely packaged. ($12 at Amazon)

 

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Mini boules/bocce game set

Mini boules/bocce game set

Great for the person who has everything. But this.  ($15 at Kikkerland)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Raised bloom pie server

Raised bloom pie server

Just add a “you take the cake!” card. ($12 at Anthropologie)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Yes Please, by Amy Poehler

Yes Please, by Amy Poehler

You’re welcome.  ($9.53 at Amazon)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Lucky star dish

Lucky star dish

Madonna earworm, totally free with every purchase. ($12 at Urban Outfitters)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Custom cookie stamp

Custom cookie stamp

Be as naughty or nice as you’d like.  ($14.99 at The Container Store)

 

Holiday gifts for adults under $15: Why You’re So Awesome journal

Why You’re So Awesome journal

We bet you have someone on your list who deserves this at any price. ($10 at Knock Knock)

20% off site-wide with code COOLMOM20

 

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