25 Chic and Minimalist Gifts Under $25

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As clean and simple as your most minimalist friend can be, we can all agree that it feels nice to receive a gift during the holidays. But what can you get someone without cluttering their space? Think thoughtful and multifunctional pieces to add to their home without overwhelming it.

Although the minimalist look can seem super elevated (and pricey), you can totally pull off buying a sleek gift without breaking the bank. Here are 25 minimalist gift ideas all under $25.

1. The Five Minute Journal, $24.95

What better way to make your loved one's space more comforting than with a journal designed to help them reach their goals and live a happy life in only five minutes a day?

2. Invisible Floating Bookshelf, $23.99

If your friend is a total bookworm (and minimalist), they're going to love these floating bookshelves to keep their personal library organized.

3. Lavender Floral Diffuser, $24.95

Not only does this oil diffuser look zen, but it'll make you feel zen, too. All you have to do is add a few drops of lavender oil to the ceramic flower and wait for it to fill the room with a calming scent.

4. Swarm Glass Honey Pot, $7.95

Make your tea a little sweeter with a few drops of honey from this chic glass honey pot and natural beechwood dipper.

5. Hexagon Glass Pressed Flower Frame, $21.38

Bring a little nature indoors in a unique and artistic way with pressed flowers to decorate your walls.

6. HAY Flare Glass Taper Candle Holder, $25.00

Add more warmth to your space not only with candles but also with this orange glass taper candle holder.

7. Terrazzo and Wood Coasters (set of four), $7.99

Keep your surfaces safe in the best way with this terrazzo and wood coaster set. They're perfect for setting down your cup of hot chocolate while you wait for it to cool down to the perfect temp.

8. Skull White Snowglobe, $24.95

This isn't your average snowglobe: It's the perfect gift for anyone who appreciates an unlikely twist on a traditional winter gift.

9. Stonewashed Waffle Slippers, $24.00

Kick off your shoes and be prepared to get ultra-cozy. These textured slippers are ideal for walking around in the comfort of your own home. They come in two colors: light grey and white.

10. Askew Glass and Marble Bowls, starting at $9.95

These bowls are a host's dream come true. They're chic and great for serving snacks. Not to mention you can remove the marble base if you're looking to switch up the look.

11. Blush Glass Catch-All Tray, $20.00

A catch-all tray is perfect for little knick-knacks or displaying your skincare routine. The blush mirror also gives the tray an extra special touch.

12. Areaware Pattern Puzzle, $25.00

Puzzles can be fun and relaxing, especially when you're creating a fun design like this abstract pattern.

13. Concrete Geometric Tea Light Holder (set of two), $12.00

These geometric tea light holders are tiny accent pieces to add to any home. They come in a range of pastel colors and can be used for tea lights, tiny succulents, and more.

14. Marble & Brass Salt & Pepper Shakers, $19.96

Who knew salt and pepper shakers (like this handcrafted marble and brass set) could act as a statement piece?

15. Tiered Jewelry Storage, $24.00

Keep your jewelry tidy in this simple but stylish tiered storage container.

16. Better Homes & Gardens Metal Cage Swag Pendant Light, $22.94

A pendant light is a fun way to brighten up the room, especially when it's this affordable.

17. Marlow Water Bottle, $18.00

Stay hydrated in style with these wood-top water bottles with an iridescent glass finish.

18. Wood + Chain Bar Tools Set, $24.99

This natural wood and chain set is a great addition to any bar cart.

19. Speckled Dip Mugs, $10

Is there anything cozier than sitting on your bed or sofa with a warm drink in hand? Well, drinking out of these speckled dip ceramic mugs might help.

20. Donut-Shaped Candle, $12.99

This isn't your typical candle. It's a stylish circular donut shape that you can light as you please or keep as is for an accent piece.

21. Unscented Driftwood and Casuarina Tree Dust Balls Vase Filler, $9.99

Give an old vase new life with vase filler. This kit includes blue driftwood and other natural elements.

22. Palais des Thés Signature Tea Blends, $21.00

Make a cup of soothing tea with any of these whole-leaf loose teas packaged in colorful metal tins that you can keep out on display instead of hiding in your cupboards.

23. Kikkerland Tea Stick, $15.00

Give your French press a break and use this tea stick to brew up your next batch.

24. Helms Gold Cheese Knives Set, $19.95

Gift your cheese-loving host with the most this chic gold cheese knife set, perfect for any gathering.

25. Wickman Candle Accessories Gift Set, $24.00

Keep candles in tip-top shape with this candle accessories set, complete with a wick trimmer, wick dipper, and bell snuffer.


Pauline is a freelance lifestyle writer based in Providence, Rhode Island. When she's not writing, you can find her at her local yoga studio or scoping out hidden gems at flea markets and thrift stores.

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