In today's world, "budget" seems to be the ongoing buzz word. While we're looking for ways to maintain a strong bottom line for our family's bank accounts, we often become frazzled at the thought of having to buy gifts for our friends and family. Not to worry, though, because we, too, understand the importance of finding beautiful things on a budget. You see, it's not necessary to break the bank to give the special people in your life something fabulous and unique. Let us prove it to you with our suggestions for fantastic gifts that won't break the bank!
Top 10 Gifts Under $25
The rest of their house is decorated to a tee, so why not add something cute to the kitchen? She'll be happy to throw her old, boring dishtowels out with the dishwater, as this stylish towel works double duty as a dish dryer and kitchen accent. Brightly colored and appliquéd, the pattern evokes a sense of whimsical, Bohemian style, and it's the perfect housewarming or "just because" gift.
9. Himalayan Candle
Sometimes, a candle is the perfect, simple go-to gift for the special ladies in your life. This hand poured soy candle not only burns the fragrant scent of natural elements from red currant to orange grove, but it also features a beautiful glass container that is perfect for re-purposing into a jewelry, q-tip or candy dish when the candle burns out.
8. Stacking Bracelets
The ease and free spirit of Bohemian style meets the edge of rock star-inspired leather with this collection of stylish bangles. A perfect match for any style, these bracelets are an effortless way to accessorize her weekend outfits. For an extra trendy look, mix a stack of them with coordinating metallic... talk about edgy!
7. Cookie and the Dude Bobby Pins
Every gal has experienced her fair share of bad hair days. Come to the rescue with these funky button covered bobby pins, and she'll be forever grateful for the extra style that you helped add to her mane. Not to mention, she'll love the way they keep things under control even in the most muggy weather.
6. Heartfelt Traditions
Always a favorite in the gift department, this handmade, deep south pottery features the beauty of abstract shapes and the uniqueness of incredible texture. The turquoise and brown color scheme works well with most decor schemes, and this dish will play double roles as a decorative container and an hors d'oeuvres serving piece.
5. Decorative Bird Finial
Help her welcome the beauty of nature into her home with this earth-inspired bird accent piece. The patina creates a rustic and eye-catching look, giving this piece the ability to stand alone as a work of art on any table or shelf. If she's anything like us, she'll welcome the chance to bring the great outdoors inside!
4. Petite Matchstix Frame
If big things come in small packages and a picture is worth a thousand words, then this is one gift that will knock the socks off the special person who receives it. The classic, rustic design that has made the Matchstix frame collection memorable is presented in petite form, making it a perfect memento to display on a table, shelf or desk. Color blocked hues stay on trend with today's popular looks, bringing a touch of simple style to any space.
3. Copper Votive Holder
Dress up a simple votive with this eye-catching copper candle holder. Designed with all things rustic in mind, the natural patina combines with the beauty of real copper to create a look that is part industrial, incredibly textured and beyond stylish. Combine two or three for a great table centerpiece, or let one do the work on a shelf or end table-- either way, it's a true winning accent piece.
2. Love Life Book
Looking for something to provide inspiration and bring a smile to a special friend's face? This book will do just the trick. Filled with motivational words and uplifting quotes, this book's fun design and bright colors are the perfect antidote for the most gloomy of days. Isn't the power of the written word amazing?
1. Lollia Bath Salts
When life gets hectic, sometimes the best gift is one that enables her to treat herself. Give her the simulation of a trip to the spa with these delicate, soothing bath salts. Created to take away all of the worries of day-to-day, she'll thank you for the chance to indulge for just a moment.
-The Girls at Bella Vita
Shower Her with Gifts
Friday Favorite - Matchstix
Friday Favorite - Lollia Bath & Body