2021 Holiday Gifts Under $20 for Anyone Who Loves Creative Things

Under $20 Gifts

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If you are looking for a gift that will make an impression without breaking the bank, we've got you covered. For under $20 there's a whole range of fun, unique items for your next holiday gift swap or housewarming party. So whether you are looking for something special to bring to the hostess of this season's holiday parties or you simply want to stick to a budget with your Christmas gifting, this curated list is full of creative ideas that are sure to delight.

From art supplies for the artistically inclined to decanting wine glasses for the foodie, we've found more than 40 items that are sure to make anyone who receives them smile. Get ready to shop,  but be careful…you may want to keep some of these goodies for yourself.

Looking for creative gifts under $20? We've found 43 cool items that are sure to delight.


Wino Sippers Glasses

Set of Wine Glasses

Oenophilia | $18.98


Multi-Colored Cubebot


Natural Soap with Honey and Beeswax

Hostess Gift Under $20

Nina's Bees | $11.77


Artist-Designed Carry-All Pouch

White Elephant Gift Under $20

Bianca Green | $16.99


Rainbow Pencils


Adult Coloring Journal


Katie Daisy 17-Month Planner

Katie Daisy Planner

Katie Daisy | $14.90


Mini Zen Garden

Gifts Under $20 for Coworkers

Nature's Mark | $14.99


Crayon Rocks (set of 32)

Secret Santa Gifts for Under $20

Crayon Rocks | $16.99


Incense House

Incense House

Firebox | $16


Butter & Cheese Huggers


Bob Ross Heat-Activated Mug


Feline 2021 Mini Wall Calendar


Portable Wine Glass

Wine Cup

Firebox | $14


Nevertheless, She Persisted Puzzle


Do You Look Like Your Dog? Game


Triostar Stromanthe Keychain

Plant Keychain

Hemleva | $18


F in Exams Book


Decorative Cactus Tea Lights (set of 6)

Christmas Gifts Under $20

ornerx | $11.99


Essential Oil Steamers


Macrame Plant Hanger 

Macrame Wall Hanging Planter

Optima Picks | $15.87 (holds four plants)


Solar Photography Kit


Grizzly Hot Pot Trivet

Grizzley Trivet

OTOTO | $16


Galaxy Infinity Scarf Black

Infinity Scarf

Asli Design | $18.61


Jelly Gouache Paint

Jelly Paint

Arrtx | $17.90


Vintage National Parks Puzzle


Beginning Embroidery Stitch Sampler


William Morris's Flowers Book

William Morris's Flowers Book

Rowan Bain | $8.35


Frida Kahlo Earrings


Decision Maker Paperweight


Microfiber Fleece Burrito Blanket

Burrito Blanket

EZLY | $19.99


Upcycled Record Coasters


100 Books Scratch-Off Calendar


Pressed Flower Bookmark


Portable Watercolor Paint Sheets


Waffle Knit Beanie


Library Socks


Geometric Mobile


Blooming Lollipops


Pearl Earrings


The Cat Club Temporary Tattoo Set

Cat Temporary Tattoos

Tattly | $15


Love Lives Here by Anne Bentley 1,000 Piece Puzzle

1,000 Piece Puzzle

Galison | $16.99


Plush Organs

Plush Organs

Uncommon Goods | $18–20


This article has been edited and updated.

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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.
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