Socially Conscious Gifts Under $50

Editor's Picks v December 7, 2015

During this time of the year it can become a struggle to stretch the dollar. With so many loved ones to buy for and with a strict budget, holiday shopping can be overwhelming. In the end, it’s the thought that counts. Here are some creative and lovely gifts that are sure to delight the recipient and (even better) are kind to your wallet:



Milk & Honey Luxuries – Coffee First, Questions Later Hand Stamped Coffee Spoon

Do you know someone who isn’t a morning person? These adorable Milk & Honey spoons are the perfect gift for those that cannot function until after they’ve had their first cup of Joe. From spoons to forks, you can customize the hand printed message to whatever your stomach desires.



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The Magic Onions – Succulent Needle Felting DIY Kit

Know someone without a green thumb? They’ll appreciate these succulents that look effortlessly healthy and happy all year round. 


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Transcend – Tortoise Shell Mouth Blown Glassware

Turn your next dinner party into a Better Homes and Garden styled shoot with these recycled blown glassware. It’s all in the details and with these goblets you will be the host that all your guests will be envious of.




Round About Botanicals – Quartz Wire Wrapped Necklace

 Forget diamonds, quartz is a girl’s best friend! These funky jewelry pieces are perfect for that friend that knows how to accessorize.


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Hello Soap – Woodsy Set of 3 all natural vegan soaps:

charcoal cedar, lumberjack, winter evergreen

Give that special guy in your life a gift that is so fresh’n so clean, clean. He’ll step out of the shower dirt-free and smelling like the great outdoors.


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Objects with Purpose – Dahlia Rose & Lychee 3 Wick

This Objects with Purpose candle makes a great gift for the loved ones in your life that need to stop and smell the roses (or in this case the rose/lychee candle). 



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Add some sparkle to your lady’s life with these lovelies. 



Ways of Change – Coil Ring

 Give the gift that keeps on giving. Ways of Change partners with artisan refugees living on the Thailand Burma boarder who produce wearable works of art. With your purchases, Ways of Change donates a portion of the sale proceeds back to the community development projects and entrepreneurial trainings in the Thailand Burma area.


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Barrel-Art – Wine Butler Wine Caddy

 Winos rejoice! The company Barrel-Art has designed some perfect wine accessories for your home bar. From wine caddies to bottle balancers, there is a little something for anyone who appreciates a bottle or two.


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Anson Design Co – Concrete Planter with Air Plant

With clean lines and a modern design, this concrete air planter will look great in your minimal friend’s home. 


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Olsenhaus Pure Vegan – Mini Moos

Keeping up with your quick moo-ving little ones will be difficult when Olsenhaus Pure Vegan outfits them with these little booties. This holiday season; show your little cuties that you love them from their head down to their toes.


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Emy + Annie – Fiona Fox Rattle

This adorable handmade rattle doubles as a great buddy and teether for the little one.


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The Primitive Fence – Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Earflap Hat

Adorable-ness overload. Keep your kiddos cozy warm in these crocheted caps that all the other reindeer will be jealous of.   




Indigo Jones Eats – Handmade Smores

A gift so tasty, you’ll want some for yourself. Indigo Jones Eats bakes goodies that are beautifully packaged together and taste as good as they look. It’s a sweet treat that will surely gather your loved ones around the fireplace this holiday season.



* You can check out more gift ideas for $50 and under on our Pinterest board!



Anna Terry attended Texas A&M University where she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Communication. She is based out of Austin, TX and is a Marketing Assistant for Ecohabitude. Anna writes for Ecohabitude’s blog and hopes to inspire others to live a socially conscious lifestyle with easy, fun, stylish tips to incorporate into their everyday life.

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