I had a minor heart attack last month. I suddenly remembered it was my friend’s birthday and didn’t have a gift ready! Have you ever done this? Panic no longer! I’ve put together 10 last minute gifts under $10! Just because you are forgetful doesn’t mean you have to blow your budget!
1. DIY Movie Night
2. Dollar Bill Wallet
A quirky and useful gift for your friend. I found this wallet on Amazon for only $8.90!
3. DIY Glittery Sunglasses
This is simply a BRILLIANT way to spruce up some sunglasses for your glitter-loving girl friend! Eva got these sunglasses from the Dollar Store and you can earn to do it yourself over at an article she put together for LCEF.
4. Mini Multi-Tool
I love this keychain multi-tool! It even has an LED flashlight in addition to standard and Phillips screwdrivers and two nice blades. Worth the $8.75!
5. Vintage Refillable Journal/Sketchbook
This gorgeous, gorgeous journal sporting nautical charms and a stamped cover is most definitely worth $8.99! It comes in five color choices too!
6. Rear-view-mirror Spy Sunglasses
The perfect sunglasses for an aspiring detective/spy these are also excellent for anyone who wants to ‘have eyes on the back of their head’. Now your friend can see what’s going on behind him with the built in rear-view-mirrors while rocking a cool summer look!
7. Mocking-jay Necklace
Because you’ve probably got at least one friend in your life who adores the mocking-jay symbol and it’s only $4.80. ‘Nuff said. 😉
8. 2 in 1 Toy Gun
NERF guns are a blast… literally. But this gun combines the two best outdoor games– NERF wars aaannnd…. WATER WARS! And it’s equipped with an infrared light, how cool is that?! I found it for the crazy low price of $8.99! Time for a friendly declaration of war?
9. DIY Manicure in a Jar
The ultimate easy gift – all you’ve got to do is grab a canning jar, choose a color theme for its contents, arrange dollar store items inside, and then make the outside cute! See how one teen made this Manicure In A Jar for her friend.
10. DIY Ultimate Teen Gift
Who doesn’t like ice cream? And who wouldn’t love to have his/her very own carton? Tie a plastic spoon together with a package of M&Ms and place it on top of a carton of vanilla ice cream for a quick DIY gift that is guaranteed to delight!
Have you ever forgotten a friend’s birthday and had to scramble to produce a gift? What are some of your favorite, go-to frugal gifts? Which of these 10 Last Minute Gifts Under $10 do you like best?