30 Gifts Under $50 That Will Delight All the Creative People on Your List

Gifts Under $50

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When trying to find a perfect gift, determining a budget is a good first step. Maybe you don’t want to break the bank, but sometimes you’re looking to spend a little more. If you’re willing to shell out up to $50 for a gift, you can get something really great, whether that's in the quality of the product or its features. But at this price point, it’s also a challenge. Many things fall into that budget, so where do you begin? That’s where we can help with these gift ideas!

We’ve scoured some of our favorite sites to find affordable gifts under $50. They run the gamut of puzzles, candles, jewelry, and beyond, but they all have one thing in common—each item on this list is beautifully designed and crafted. This will make your recipient delighted upon opening your gift and, best of all, they’ll be able to use it for a long time to come.

Scroll down for thoughtful gifts under $50. Looking for items that are a little less expensive? We’ve got you covered with gifts under $20 and even gifts under $10.

Looking for a great gift under $50? We've got you covered with our selection of 30 creative products.

Large Three-Wick Cacti and Succulent Terrarium Candle

Cacti and Succulent Soy Candles by Zoet Studio

Zoet Studio | $49.95


Mushroom Earrings


Linnea Embroidered Necklace


Wool Dryer Balls


USB Rechargeable Lighter and Flashlight


Four Point Moon Puzzle


Zodiac Woven Wall Hanging


Embroidery Temporary Tattoos

Embroidery Temporary Tattoo

Tattly | $15


Bluetooth Speaker and Water Bottle


Frida Kahlo Keychain

Frida Kahlo Keychain

sketch.inc | $25.95


Snake Block Toy


Peace & Love Earrings


Isla Cork Planter

Cork Planters

Mind the Cork | $36.14


Animal Multi Tool


Cutout Ceramic Color-Changing Oil Diffuser


Personalized National Park Scratch-Off Posters


Recycled Plastic Planter

Plastic Planter

Amalue Leith | $33.73+


Seashore Salt Cellar


Large Shell Candle

Shell Candle

Forma Studios | $27.72+


Grecian Bust Pot

Grecian Bust Pot

Anthropologie | $22.40+


“Vincent Van Toe” Socks

Vincent Van Gogh Artist Socks



Mars Dust Globe

Gift for Guys: Mars Dust Globe

Humango | $35


2023 Planner

2023 Planner

Tullofa | $14.99


Swan Figurine Decorative Gold


Singing Nightingale Treasure Box


Jungle Slotted Spoon

Jungle Slotted Spoon

OTOTO | $16


Optic Table Tiles


“Disappearing” Constellation Mug 


“Fox with Chicory” Paint-by-Numbers Kit

Paint-by-Numbers Kit

Elle Cree | $34


Pocket RBG Wisdom

Pocket RBG Wisdom Book

Hardie Grant | $9.99


This article has been edited and updated.

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met, Manager of My Modern Met Store, and co-host of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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