6 Thoughtful Gifts That Won't Break the Bank

08/05/2018 - 01:00 PM

Although extravagant gifts can impress people, it's the thoughtful gifts that will warm the heart and make a lasting impression. Presents that obviously show a lot of thought and care don't have to cost an arm and a leg; here are several affordable items that are sure to put a smile on the recipient's face.

— Additional reporting by Emily Co

Initial Necklace

Give a simple and sweet gold initial bar necklace [1] ($16).

Tickets to an Event

Instead of buying a present, gift yourself and your friend with a pair of tickets to an concert, museum, the zoo, or any other fun event you can enjoy together.

Inspirational Quote Art

Motivate friends and family with a framed gold foil quote print [2] ($11-$20).

Personalized Journal

Give a personalized monogram journal [3] ($7) with a sweet note inside.

Make a Baked Good

Surprise your friend with fresh baked macaroons (check out this recipe on POPSUGAR Food [4]) or another one of their favorite recipes.

Donate to Their Favorite Charity

If there's a charity the recipient is passionate about, give them a gift card [5] so they can choose their cause.

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