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Last-minute and low-price gift ideas

The holidays are wonderful—and stressful. So if you don’t have the time, energy or money for figuring out those few last-minute gifts, we’ve got you covered. Check out these 3 easy gift ideas under $30 that are thoughtful and practical, too.

A close-up of a coffee gift basket.
A close-up of a coffee gift basket.
A gift for creativity with a note-book, pens, scissors and tape.
A close-up of ribbon tied around tape, scissors, and pens on a note-book as a gift for creativity.

Under $15 - creativity calling Resist the calendar of cute kittens or corny comics. Encourage creativity instead! With some pens, scissors and tape, it’s easy for someone to get started doodling, collaging, writing or whatevering. Tie everything onto a note-book, and the gift is ready to go.

An at-home spa gift basket with washcloths, scented candles, potpourri and a towel.
A close-up of an at-home spa gift kit with washcloths and scented candles in a storage basket.

Under $20 - spa-like relaxing We all know someone who has everything but time and could use a little luxury. Make me-time more doable with washcloths, a towel, potpourri and scented candles. Natural fibre baskets? They’re gift boxes/storage that add to the spa feel. Ahh. So easy.

A gift basket with a bag of coffee, a coffee maker, mugs and oat biscuits.

Under $30 - fika sharing For the person who’d rather give than receive, a fika basket means he or she can invite someone for coffee and a treat. We filled the basket with two mugs, ecologic coffee, a coffee maker and some sugar-free oat biscuits. Ta-dah! Gift=done.

We love to see our customers get creative with our products. Go for it! But please note that altering or modifying IKEA products so they can no longer be re-sold or used for their original purpose, means the IKEA commercial guarantees and your right to return the products will be lost.

Made by

Interior designer: Rita Mestre
Photographer: Mats Ekdahl
Writer: Marissa Frayer