Yahoo Lifestyle Canada is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page.
Looking for gifts ideas, deals and shopping hacks? Check out Yahoo Canada's holiday page.
With the holiday season comes many opportunities for gift-giving (and getting!), but searching for presents that will be a hit with distant relatives or office acquaintances can be some of the most difficult ones to shop for.
Rather than going the generic route of a gift card or a bottle of wine, more thoughtful options that are still affordable can mean the difference between a winning present and a knick-knack that ends up re-gifted.
Ahead, we’re rounding up 10 creative gifts that are perfect for any secret Santa or white elephant party that all ring in under $30.
Perfect for inspiring a few meditative moments, this journal is filled with daily affirmations, lists and prompts that encourage its recipient to reflect daily.
SHOP IT: Indigo, $27
Turn any bath or shower into a special event with this cup holder that fits both beer cans and wine glasses without slipping.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $20
They can keep their valuable personal info safe while on vacation with this slim passport holder that’s equipped with RFID-blocking technology for the smart traveler.
SHOP IT: Hudson’s Bay, $20
Give the gift of relaxation with this set of five face masks that target a range of issues like dryness, dull skin, and congestion.
SHOP IT: Sephora, $25
For the cinephile, test their commitment to the movies with this interactive list of 100 classic films that scratches away to reveal the artwork hidden beneath.
SHOP IT: Uncommon Goods, $20
This collection of festive teas comes with a golden spoon to mix up the perfect holiday drink from anywhere.
SHOP IT: David’s Tea, $28
Housed in an elegant glass holder, this floral-scented candle can be transformed into a beautiful piece of decor long after its wax runs out.
SHOP IT: Urban Outfitters, $22
For a taste of nostalgia, this blast from the past includes trivia about movies, TV, music, sports and culture from everyone’s favourite decades.
SHOP IT: Indigo, $15
Made from lightweight BPA-free plastic, this unbreakable and reusable coffee cup is an easy and sustainable choice for any caffeine addict.
SHOP IT: Well.ca, $21
Comic book fans can subtly show off their favourite characters with these fun socks that can be worn year-round.
SHOP IT: Nordstrom, $27