Finding stocking stuffers for adults can be tricky. So I thought I’d put together some affordable ideas to inspire you. Whether you want to put a stocking together for your other half, your grown up children or your best friend, there are lots of ideas here for both men and women.
I have searched for fun and unusual gifts that are both useful and stylish and I can promise you these finds are fab. So good that you might just want them all for yourself – I know I do!
First up, I’ve got 9 stocking filler ideas for men. Men can be so hard to buy for and come Christmas you have to find a big gift and lots of little gifts so this list will help and inspire ideas for sure. Then I’ve got some ideas for the ladies in your life and they’re goodies. Best news of all is that all these gifts come in at $25 or less (around £20 or less).
Stocking stuffers for adults – MEN
1. The coolest whale bookmark – bookmarks can be boring but there’s nothing boring about this whale bookmark. Its fun, it’s useful and it also comes in grey and white.
2. Rum bar soap – this isn’t just another bar of soap, this is the soap of all soaps! I know this because I have males in my life who are addicted to this soap. It also comes in peppermint and lime and honestly you can’t go wrong with any of them.
3. Tiny portable speaker – this speaker may be tiny but the sound it emits is anything but – just read the reviews if you don’t believe it. Coming in at just under $17, it’s a goodie that should really be in everyones stocking filler.
4. Ribbed cashmere socks – every man needs socks, right? These socks made the cut because they’re a wool and cashmere blend which means they will keep those toes very toasty. And the dark mustard color is a winner too.
5. Assorted cookie tin – they say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and nothing will make his tummy happier than these delicious cookies. It’s a selection of cookies that are fruity, corny, chewy, crispy, fudgy, and salty-sweet. What’s not to love?
6. Hand sanitizer – ok, I get that hand sanitizer isn’t the funnest of gifts but we all need some and once you smell this one, you’ll know why it has to be in that stocking. It’s so fab (and not sticky at all) that you may even be tempted to keep it – consider yourself warned.
7. 11 in one tool – this credit card sized tool is a can opener, a screwdriver, a ruler, a wrench, a knife, a saw… and more! Just the idea of a tiny thing like this with so many uses will please most men! And at under a tenner, it’s the perfect stocking stuffer.
8. yellow duffel bag – bold and bright, this bag is the business! Large enough for weekends away or trips to the gym, it’s practical and cool. But if yellow’s not for your other half, it also comes in an understated chalky white.
9. Matte water bottle – I’ve called it a water bottle but it’s for both hot and cold drinks so it’ll keep his coffee warm and his water cold. It comes in so many colours, prints and designs so there’s definitely one for every taste.
Stocking Stuffers for adults – WOMEN
1. Vertigo 1000 piece puzzle – I’m not in to jigsaw puzzles but boy would I love this one! It’s so cool and once made you could frame it as a piece of art. Anyone would be delighted with this in their stocking.
2. 5 ribbed masks – if you’ve got to wear a mask, it might as well be comfy and pretty. This set of 5 masks, made of soft waffle cotton ticks all the mask boxes I can think of and the colours are so pretty too!
3. string tote – string bags are pretty and practical, but I’m loving this one even more because it comes in metallic gold making it extra special and perfect as a stocking filler. It’s ideal for shopping but it will also look so stylish as a home accessory. It folds down to nothing so can be easily carried around in most handbags.
4. nail varnish dryer – if you’re a guy reading this you probably won’t get how much of a life saver this is! This means no more waiting around for nail polish to dry and risking it getting messed up. Just a couple of drops of this and nails are touch dry in 80 seconds! It’s on my wish list for sure.
5. iced vanilla latte gummy bears – got a sweet coffee loving lady in your life? Then this is one stocking filler you can’t pass up. The coffee gummy bears come infused with iced vanilla latte, espresso, cold brew and more. No coffee lover? No problem. There are tea infused bears, champagne, tequila and so much more. There really is a sweetie for everyone.
6. pom pom socks – these socks look so cozy and comfy! They’re great for snow days or just to keep toes warm at home. The pom pom detail adds a touch of cuteness. And in the best news of all, they’re currently on sale so you get two pairs for under a tenner!
7. shower steamer – never heard of shower steamers? Think bath bombs for the shower. All you do is place it on the floor of the shower and as it gets wet it releases essential oils in to the air making for a calming, de-stressing, super relaxing shower. And you can use it daily assuming you shower daily! 😉
8. not just a beanie – it looks like a beanie, it works like a beanie, it is a beanie but with a difference. This beanie is lined with satin so no more frizz when you wear it. It keeps your hair healthy and tangle-free and it looks good too. It’s also adjustable so you get a good fit. And it comes in a range of colours – all this for under $20!
9. emergency kit – us girls tend to carry everything plus our kitchen sinks in our handbags but with this mini kit, you won’t need to. This kit is tiny in size but has everything you could ever need like lip balm, deodorant towelette, tampon, breath freshener, dental floss and much more. There are 17 emergency supplies that us girls need and it even includes earring backs!
These are all fun stocking stuffers for adults but they are also little gifts in their own right. If you want to give small, budget-friendly gifts to friends and family, these are perfect for that too.
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