For this season of giving, StyleBlueprint has searched Louisville high and low to find 50 great holiday gifts, each for less than $50. Shop for friends, family and maybe even find a little something to treat yourself without breaking the bank. Remember to download the free SB Guide App to your phone before you shop, so you can keep up with the latest info from local boutiques. Let’s get started!
50 Holiday Gifts Under $50
Sometimes we forget to let those we love most know how much we appreciate them. Say it with words on beautifully scented soap this holiday season. Your friend will absolutely love the way it smells and appreciate the kind message. Find these soap bars for $12.95 each at Rodeo Drive.
Is your pet a little party animal? Celebrate them with a fun collar tag that expresses their personality with sayings like, “Handsome Devil,” “Royal Queen” and “Heart of Gold.” Find this one — and more clever ones like it — for $8 at Southern Barker.
Gingerbread maple syrup
Wake your kiddos up with pancakes or waffles on Christmas day, and surprise them with this delicious gingerbread maple syrup! Find it for $14 at Atlantic No. 5.
A boozy offering always makes for a great adult stocking stuffer — and we love these fun, unique flasks. They have a retro vibe we simply adore. Find them for $16 each at LL&A Interior Design.
We’ve got something for the “honey” on your list. Lousiville’s Zi Olive company makes these fabulous local honeys in flavors like black cherry, blood orange, peach and blackberry. Find this flavored local honey for $10.99 at Zi Olive.
This gift set makes a great present because you get three for the price of one! It comes with handmade olive oil soap, a small bottle of essential oil and a sachet. Find this great gift set for only $10 at Sage’s Botanicals.
Sterling silver earrings
A classic pair of sterling silver earrings makes a great stocking stuffer or small gift for any woman in your life, from daughters and besties to grandmothers and hostesses. Find these beauties, ranging from $19 to $32, at Clater Jewelers.
Give the gift of luxurious scents with this lavender vanilla oil perfume. With pure essential oils and golden jojoba oil, its scent is relaxing and appealing. Plus, it makes for a great stocking stuffer. Find it for $14.99 at Peace of the Earth.
With all of the cooking that comes with the holiday season, be sure to show your cutting board some TLC. Board butter allows a quick refresh to any cutting board or any well-loved wooden kitchen utensil. Find it for $10 at Woodworking Maniak.
Give your hostess a little pampering with a gift card to Primp Style Lounge. A blowout is only $35, so it makes for an easy and thoughtful gift that will delight your hard-working hostess! Find these gift cards for $35 — or add on additional services — at Primp Style Lounge.
There’s just nothing like cheddar pecan torte and Benedictine from The Cheddar Box. Seriously, this creamy goodness will be the hit of any holiday party, and your hostess will be so grateful. Find the cheddar pecan torte for $16 and the Benedictine for $6 at The Cheddar Box.
A great chef needs a great place to hold their cookbook! We love this wooden holder because it will hold your compact iPad to even the most expansive recipe book. Find it for $29 at Home Inspired.
These hand-cut and hand-stamped leather coasters by local Louisville artist Mark McGee are the perfect gifts for any bourbon lover. Not a bourbon fan? No problem. You’ll find funny and cheeky sayings on his handsome leather coasters as well. Find them for $6 each at Red Tree.
A bottle of wine is always a classic hostess gift, so add a little fun with a festive bottle cover! This wine bottle sweater — complete with turtleneck and plaid moose accent — will win over the hostess and the rest of the party-goers. Find it for $28 at Summer Classics.
We know that any hostess would absolutely adore this Christmas cheeseboard. Bring it to the party along with cheese, charcuterie meats, mustards, pickles, jams and crackers for the whole gang to enjoy. Find it for $33 at Blooms Boutique.
Mrs. Claus glass
Raise a glass to the hostess with this adorable option! Mrs. Claus knows how to get in the holiday “spirit,” and this glass celebrates that with a naughty-but-nice sense of humor. Find this painted glass for $28.99 at A Taste of Kentucky.
Christmas tea towels
Two Chicks and Co. is a great place to go for festive and reasonably priced decorative tea towels. They have a vast selection, so you can choose a style befitting the personal style of gift recipient on your list. Find them for $14 each at Two Chicks and Co.
FOR THE HOME
Thankful. It’s what we hope everyone feels this holiday season. This beautiful accent pillow celebrates the sentiment and makes a great gift for newlyweds or a first-time homeowner. Find it for $34.95 at Bliss.
Water Wick candles
The soothing, regenerative sounds of water and the visual dance of flickering light and shape meld together in this unique and beautiful candle. The convenience of battery operation gives you infinite choices for placement. Find them for $42 each at Work the Metal.
Sleek, clean and stunning — a great accent box is a timeless staple for your coffee table, sideboard arrangement or bedside table. Find this classic black box with a turquoise geode slice for $48 at Merridian Home Furnishings.
There’s no place like home — especially our old Kentucky home. This gorgeous reclaimed wood-turned-artistic wall decor makes the perfect addition to any Kentucky lover’s home. Find it for $18.95 at Cordial Lee.
Lanterns are great decor items during any season, and we especially love this one with Santa. It has the vibe of a snow globe with a dash of whimsical Christmas magic. Find it for $42 at Alcott & Bentley.
Cats or Cards
For the sports and bourbon lover in your life, there’s just one question — Cats or Cards? These pictures make a great addition to a family game room or living room. Find these UofL and UK bourbon photos for $49 each at Tunie’s.
Folded book art
Looking for a gift that’s a little outside of the box? This hand-folded “love” book by local artist Elissa Whynn, is sure to warm any book- and art-lover’s heart. Find them for $40 on Etsy.
We believe heaven is a Taco Tuesday kind of place. Show some love to that taco-obsessed person in your life with this cute tea towel that keeps their true priorities in check. Find it for $14 at Regalo.
Fleur-de-lis measuring spoons
Gifting to a baker this holiday season? Upgrade their measuring spoons to this cute, fleur-de-lis set. Their baking will have a pinch of stylish flair and a dash of Kentucky pride! Find the sets for $20 at Kathy’s Shoppe.
Indian wool blanket
Give the gift of warmth this season with a handmade Indian wool blanket. With a luxurious, heavenly softness and understated, calming colors, it will please anyone on your gift list. Find these amazing blankets for $43 at Magnolia & Fig.
This decorative rabbit makes a great collectors’ gift or accent piece for any eclectic home. Give this striking white-and-black-striped bunny to the art-forward decor guru on your list. Find it for $49.99 at Details.
Will you have to pay the piper if you get him a pipe for Christmas? We think not! These wooden pipes make a great gift for that old-fashioned guy you love. Find them, starting at $25, at Crescent Hill Trading Company.
The fella in your life is one-of-a-kind, and his gift should be too! These unique flasks are so creatively designed that there’s only one in each style. Find him one of these exclusive, handmade flasks for $24 at Consider Boutique.
Help him tame his luscious locks with these 18.21 Man Made hair products in a masculine “sweet tobacco” scent. The shampoo is also a body wash. The clay and paste are great for holding current hair trends in place — we’re looking at you, undercut. The clay has a firm hold, and the paste has more of a medium hold. Find these products for $24 each at Studio 151.
Is there a fella on your gift list who loves to live on the wild side? This survival kit by Gentlemen’s Hardware will be his new best friend. The handy kit comes with a compass, fire-starter tool, six-in-one penknife tool, tweezers, 210 centimeters of rope, 10 safety pins and a wire saw. Find this kit for $18 at Water + Oak Outdoor Co.
Triple wall-constructed and stainless steel-lined, Corkcicle tumblers and canteens will keep your hot drinks hot for three hours, and your cold drinks cold for nine. Corkcicles come in a rainbow of great colors, including the newest offerings in great Rifle Paper designs. Find them, ranging from $19.95 to $49.95, at Celebrations.
Thanksgiving may have passed, but there’s never a bad time for pumpkin pie. This cake mug provides a delicious recipe on the back, so the sweet tooth in your life can whip up a treat right out of the mug. Find these mug cakes for $14 each at Fresh Boutique 4 Girls.
Rescue moms deserve recognition! Adoption is an amazing way to give back to the community, so the act should be celebrated. Give this sweet mug to the dog- or cat-parent on your list. Find it for $15 at Southern Barker.
Is there anything better than a big mug of hot chocolate in the winter? Actually, yes! Bourbon and hot chocolate together. Make yourself big mug of hot chocolate and “just add bourbon.” Find these bourbon mugs for $27 each at Stoneware & Co.
Cold hands, warm heart — give the gift of warmth to that friend who’s always on the chilly side or to the person who always warms your heart. Find these gorgeous red gloves with faux fur detail for $35 a pair at Apricot Lane.
A beautiful pair of statement earrings is always a great gift for that fashionista in your life. Iridescent pearl-colored stones intermingle with ruffled flourishes in these drop earrings. Find these cream statement earrings for $36 at Collections Boutique.
Nothing screams “My Old Kentucky Home” like this adorable ball cap. Give this to your out-of-town Kentuckian, so they have a piece of home to wear. Find it for $26 at Crush Boutique.
These boots were made for walking … into Christmas day! Go-go boots meet ’80s flair in these striking red boots that make a fun fashion statement. Find these gorgeous designer boots for $40 at 6pm Outlet.
One can never go wrong with a classic, warm scarf. We love these fashion-forward oversized scarves. They’ll look especially chic when loosely swept around the neck and shoulders! Find them for $16 each at General Eccentric.
Faux fur jacket & bag
You can never have too much fur! Stay on trend with this faux fur jacket and bag from BLU Boutique. They make great gifts for your mom, sister or best friend. Find the jacket for $49 and the bag for $39 at BLU Boutique.
GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK
This beautiful jewelry line, Ella Jude, gives 5% of everything they make to The Hiding Place in Thailand — a mission focused on rescuing women and children from sex trafficking and dedicated to ministering to HIV patients. Everything is handmade and thus beautifully unique. Find these bracelets, ranging from $24 to $48, at Six Sisters Boutique.
We all have that friend who loves to wear hair ties on her wrist. Make her a little more fashionable with these Teleties hair ties that double as bracelets. The purchase of Teleties helps support important research to help find a cure for Lyme Disease. Find a small bunch for $7.99 and a large bunch for $9.99 at Something Blue.
Anchal Project scarf
Every purchase of an Anchal Project product has an immediate impact and provides an artisan with a full-time job, health care benefits, design training and more. We absolutely love this burgundy sprouts pattern. Tie this chic scarf to your handbag, wear it as a neckerchief or wrap it in your hair. Find it for $28 at Revelry Gallery.
Give the gift of art this holiday season while supporting this outstanding nonprofit, the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. These beautifully gift-wrapped and thoughtfully curated gift sets are designed to provide pre-wrapped gift ideas for individuals and corporations who wish to take home some of the bestselling gift items in the KMAC Shop in a ready-to-go fashion. Find them, starting at $10, at KMAC Museum.
A.J. Murray’s beard oil
We all want a movie-worthy kiss underneath the mistletoe. Make sure the beau in your life is prepared — no one likes an itchy kiss! A.J. Murray’s beard oil is here to save your holiday smooch while also supporting Active Heroes. While the outcome may be more of a present for you than him, he is sure to love the quality and scent of these fine products. Find this beard oil for $20 at Active Heroes.
Know someone in recovery? Give them a gift that will be a constant reminder of their strength. And, what’s more, a percentage of each bracelet sold goes towards providing recovery tools and resources for our community. Find these “Recovery Bracelets” for $25 at Sober Voyager.
FROM SB SHOP
HiFi Cookies: The Hits Assortment
Make this holiday season a little bit sweeter by giving the gift of HiFi Cookies. SB has teamed up with HiFi Cookies to offer “The Hits” box, an assortment of 12 of HiFi’s four top-selling cookies. Find them for $30 + $10 shipping on the SB Shop, and be sure to order by December 19 for delivery by Christmas.
Lettermade: Drink More Champagne Cocktail Napkins
These “drink more champagne” cocktail napkins add a whimsical flair to any table. Give them as a holiday gift to the champagne lovers in your life or to anyone who loves to entertain. Find the set of four on the SB Shop for $48. Order by December 8 for delivery by Christmas.
We hope you have a fantastic holiday season filled with affordable FINDS and lots of peace and joy!
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