8 unusual Christmas gifts you can buy for less than $50


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When you Christmas shop this holiday season set the bar high.

One of the biggest problems you’ll face is trying to please those people in your life who are difficult to buy for. One of the coolest things you can do this year is avoid all those presents that are shelved at every store, and at an affordable price, too.

To help point you in the right direction, we’ve compiled this list of 8 unusual Christmas presents that you can easily buy your loved ones this year.

Microwave Popcorn Popper

Microwave Popcorn Popper/Uncommon Goods

Price: $19.01

Forget about those microwave popcorn bags packed with extraordinary amounts of salt and fake butter. This microwave popcorn popper is the gift that will keep on giving all year long.

Avocado Tree Starter Kit 

Avocado Tree Starter Kit/Uncommon Goods

Price: $25.37

For the avo fanatic in your life. The only thing more liberating than spreading avo on your toast is knowing that you grew that gem all by yourself.

Etched Wine Glass

Etched wine glass/MADE

Price: $15

Manly wine glasses!

Breakfast sandwich maker 

Breakfast sandwich maker/ Amazon

Price: $33.07

Great for both the guys and girls is the breakfast sandwich maker by Hamilton Beach. Replicate a scrumptious restaurant-style breakfast sandwich in just five minutes!

Copper Cabo Waste Can

Copper Wastecan/Indigo

Price: $37.10

This item is on sale from its original price of $53. Perfect for an office or home setting, this beautiful wastecan can make even the most drab garbage bag look fab.

Airport Luggage Cover 

Airport Luggage Cover/Amazon

Price: $30.75

For the traveller in your life, a baggage cover to inspire their next big trip.

Peppermint Twist Snow Tube

Peppermint Twist Snow Tube/Always Fits

Price: $27.50

Even the most mature adult will love this one, and they’ll have plenty of chances to use it given our winter’s snowy forecast.

Stamped Geometric Mountain Necklace 

Stamped Geometric Mountain Necklace/MADE

Price: $32

Most people in Vancouver will absolutely love this hill inspired necklace.

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Brenna is a small town transplant and a Senior Writer for Vancouver is Awesome. She was previously the Content Writer at Vancity Buzz and Content Editor at Daily Hive. She has a BA in Communications from Royal Roads University, a Print Journalism diploma from Langara, and a Broadcast Journalism diploma from BCIT. Brenna's passionate about blogging, travelling, and social media.