Every time I ask on Instagram what type of gift suggestions you need, I am most frequently asked for gifts that could work for anyone. Aka gifts that are kindaaa generic, but still thoughtful. You know, for your kid’s teacher, your boss, your in-laws, etc. I spent a bit of time researching and came up with this list of affordable thoughtful gifts that will work for literally everyone on your list!
Thoughtful Gifts for Your Boss, Teachers, In-Laws… Literally Anyone!
Because these aren’t gift ideas for your bestie, I decided to keep the ideas on the more affordable side. I just can’t imagine spending up to $100 for my old boss!
Thoughtful Gift Ideas, under $15
To me, this is a unisex gift because facial sprays just feel soooo good. I’m especially partial to the rosewater one in this set — and Sean always steals it from me!
I can’t believe these coasters are less than $15! They are such a luxe gift that is perfect for pretty much anyone.
Need an affordable gift for your boss? This super-cute organizer is perfect! It’s also great for a student, teacher or anyone who spends a significant amount of time at a desk.
Everyone loves playing cards and this chic set makes a wonderful gift for pretty much anyone. It’s also a cute stocking stuffer idea or even white elephant present!
Thoughtful Gift Ideas, under $20
This set of measuring spoons is a great functional gift idea. Plus, I love that it’s extra-special because the florals are hand-painted!
Everyone loves a good face mask and this set is a HUGE deal. Honestly, I recommend buying 2 and keeping one for yourself!
This shea butter set includes a hand cream and lip balm that are just soooo good. This thoughtful gift is great for pretty much anyone on your list.
This wine stopper is an easy personalized gift and would be great when paired with a local wine for your boss.
Thoughtful Gift Ideas, under $30
This modern reed diffuser will look great in anyone’s home — or on anyone’s desk!
With so many coffee lovers out there, this personal pour-over set is great gift idea. You can always include a bag of local coffee beans, too, for a more personal touch.
It seems like pretty much everyone has a letter board, but just in case they don’t… this wooden one is super-cute. It’s a fun gift idea for a teacher, too.
This ubiquitous Anthropologie candle is definitely a go-to gift, but I love that it’s in a sleeker, more modern vessel.
Cord tacos are one of my travel essentials, especially when I’m on the road for work. This are a great gift for anyone who travels a ton or lives that entrepreneur lifestyle.
Thoughtful Gift Ideas, under $50
This carafe set is perfect for keeping on a desktop or nightstand… or as a wine carafe!
This match striker set is an elegant decor piece, perfect for any coffee table or office. For a larger gift, you can also include a candle.
Give the gift of glow this holiday season with these colorful glass candle holders. The color palette of each option is sooo beautiful.
Encourage self-care with the gift of this advent calendar. I love that each door has a positive affirmation written on it! So charming.
What do you think of this year’s gift ideas?? Stay tuned for more gift guides! Also, leave a comment if there is a specific person you need a gift idea for — I’m always happy to help.
Check out the rest of my 2019 Gift Guides:
- My Go-To Gifts for the Holidays
- My Annual Plant Lover Gift Guide
- Purr-fect Cat Lady Gift Ideas
- Gift Ideas for Your Husband, Brother, & Dad
- Sustainable Gift Ideas for Your Earth-Loving, Hippie Friend
- Practical & Stylish Small Home Gift Ideas
- Thoughtful Gift Ideas to Encourage Self-Care
- Ultimate Gifts for the Chicken Lady
- The Best Kitchen Gifts for the Home Cook
- Luxurious Beauty Gift Ideas For Any Budget
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