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    33 Teeny-Tiny, Inexpensive Gifts To Give Yourself

    Did you know you could buy a whole tie-dye kit packed in a little metal tin?

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    1. A menagerie of glittery, squishy animal toys to cover your desk in.

    hand holds blobby looking squishy animals

    Get a pack of 16 from Amazon for $8.99.

    2. A small tin with a tie-dye kit inside so you can add some bright colors to boring clothes on the go. Who knows when you're going to spot some white tees in desperate need of a rainbow spiral?????

    metal tin with three small squirt bottles and thin plastic gloves

    The kit comes with three squirt bottles with powdered dye (just add water to get get pink, yellow, and blue dyes), gloves, rubber bands, and instructions. If you would like more colors, consider this kit from Amazon.

    Get it from Firebox for $14.99.

    3. A tin of shimmery putty you'll want to get your hands on right away.

    close up of putty

    Promising review: "I love this stuff! I have had carpal tunnel surgeries and this is a great way to exercise and strengthen my hands and wrists. I also have some ADD and it helps there too. I love the colors. I squeeze and stretch it while watching TV too. It was hard to open at first because it had shifted and was stuck to bottom of the lid. Don't be discouraged by its first appearance. You need to work some to get it out the first time: Get you finger down to the metal of the bottom and then pull up from under the putty and it will pop right out!" —Dusterlea

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    4. An itsy-bitsy, scented avocado pin that both looks and smells good.

    two small avocado pins, one with a pit and one without

    Get it from DecadentMini on Etsy for $20.

    5. An itsy-bitsy ring I can't bee-lieve you haven't put in your cart yet.

    tiny bee ring

    Get it from Amazon for $1.95.

    6. A cute face mask that harnesses the power of linen to offer coverage without overheating your poor face.

    masks in various patterns like floral, stripes, and solid colors

    Get it from MaliWear on Etsy for $6.99+ (available in kid and adults sizes, and seven styles).

    7. A photo banner with cool clips you really have to give a hand to.

    model clips polaroid into hand-shaped clip on clothesline
    Urban Outfitters

    The kit comes with a wire and six clips.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $14.

    8. A glass candle that looks like almost any Animal Crossing character you'd like. *frantically requests 100 Kid Cat candles*


    While it's not truly any character, you can request the vast majority. There is a very long list of options on the product description. Orville and Wilbur sadly are not available and I may never recover from the disappointment.

    Get it from LuxuryFirst on Etsy for $12.

    9. A pack of five pairs of bowed fishnet socks to add a little mystique to your outfit.

    bow-backed fishnet socks

    Get a pack of five pairs from Amazon for $15.38.

    10. A sweet lil' corgi blob ready to light up your life.

    round corgi light
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16.

    11. Or a pair of pug and corgi inflatable drink holders so doggone adorable, you'll never want to get out of the pool.

    inflatable cup holders that look like pug and corgi inner tubes

    Get them from Amazon for $8.49.

    12. Chunky jelly lip balm in various fruity scents that'll give your lips a nice shine and tint of color.

    Promising review: "Great price. The hint of color is perfect as I’m not really a lipstick type gal. Adds a nice shine as well, but not too much." —Jenks

    Get it from Amazon for $3.96 (available in six shades or in a three pack).

    13. A super simple wood ring cone that won't steal the spotlight from your gems.

    light wood cones with rings on them

    Get it from CiaraJCo on Etsy for $8.

    14. A cute pastel belt with a double-heart buckle to make any outfit feel like a Valentine's Day card (a good thing, I think).

    pink belt coiled with two brass hearts
    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $7.99 (available in two colors).

    15. A bottle of Mike's hot honey to add a sweet zip to your pizza, cheese plate, veggies, chicken, salad, margarita...pretty much anything edible.

    bottle of honey being poured on bread on charcuterie table

    Amazon recently deleted all the reviews on this listing, but I've tried it and can confirm it's completely delicious! You'll wonder how you ever enjoyed pizza without it. It's just honey infused with chili peppers so what's not to love? Read my whole review of this spicy ambrosia.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    16. A pack of elastic laces so you never have to do that awkward move where you try to tie your shoe in the middle of the sidewalk.

    horizontal, stretchy laces on sneakers

    Promising review: "My son is a teenager with autism, and he has struggled his entire life with shoelaces. I decided to give these a try after seeing similar brands advertised on Facebook. They were a HUGE hit! He wears adult shoes now, and they were very easy to install in his Nike Air sneakers. Now that he wears men's shoes, we were really struggling to find a lace-free athletic shoe. This completely solved our problem and gave my son so much confidence! Not to mention his growing feet really needed the proper support from better shoes, and these gave us that gift. Innovative and life-changing sound like spin words, but for us they are legitimate truths." —rotabega

    Get them from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in 13 colors, and kid and adult sizes).

    17. A blind box featuring one random dessert cat. What a sweet surprise!

    keychains that look like various cats in various sweets like a macaron, donut, cupcake, and coffee

    Get one from Amazon for $8.04 (available in eight styles).

    18. A wacky waving inflatable tube guy in case you're trying to unload some used Hot Wheels and need something to get people to come to your desk.

    small red tube man on desk
    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 or Urban Outfitters for $12.95.

    19. Speaking of Hot Wheels, a chrome decal featuring the aforementioned's logo. It'll be like the car version of Life-Size.

    hot wheels logo on car

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    20. A handful of kodama sprites happy to watch over your plants for you.

    the big headed elves from the movie princess mononoke

    They glow in the dark!

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $3.99.

    21. A TV sponge caddy that makes its included metal scrubber look like static. Don't worry — no horror movie clips will appear on this tiny screen while you're doing the dishes.

    the holder stuck to side of sink

    The Ring has scarred me!

    Get it from Amazon for $7.

    22. A Funko Pop! doll of your favorite The Office character for your actual office.


    Pre-order Dwight or Jim from Amazon for $10.99 (ships in August).

    23. A zodiac-themed eyeshadow that sees really shimmery eye looks in your future.

    two arms display various swatches of colors in blues, golds, and reds next to the palette which is zodiac themed
    Bh Cosmetics

    It comes with 25 colors: 12 shimmery shades, 12 matte options, and one highlighter. It's also cruelty-free!

    Get it from BH Cosmetics for $27.

    24. A super positive window decal to help cut through some of the road rage everyone is probably feeling during rush hour.

    decal that says i hope something good happens to you today

    Get it from Amazon for $1.54.

    25. A pack of postcards with glow-in-the-dark accents that are sure to earn a place on the recipient's fridge.


    Get a set of 30 from Amazon for $11.95.

    26. Pokémon magnets to adorn your fridge that is no doubt filled with chesto and pecha berries.

    bulbasaur, pikachu, charmander, pokeball, and squirtle

    Get a pack of five from Amazon for $11.99.

    27. A pair of erasers shaped like Central Perk coffee cups that'll be there for you and all your crossword mistakes.

    a pair of coffee cup erasers that say central perk
    Urban Outfitters

    Get two from Urban Outfitters for $6.

    28. A pair of acrylic hoop earrings you could easily find in a high end store. Frugal fashionistas rejoice!

    tortoiseshell round earrings

    Get them from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 11 styles).

    29. A metal bottle opener you can slip in your wallet and have an ace up your sleeve at all times.

    ace of spader metal card with spade-shaped hole to open bottles

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    30. A spinning fidget ring so you can have something to do with your hands that's not taking off your rings and forgetting to put them back on (me).

    a grey and a blue ring with rough outsides and smooth insides. the rough section spins

    Promising review: "For more than a decade I have been using some sort of fidget item or spinner ring to help with my severe anxiety. I have had dozens of spinner rings over this years and I must say this Rose Gold Pauro ring is one of the best. The spinner spins wonderfully and does not stick at all like many spinner rings. It is also absolutely gorgeous and fits perfectly! I also rarely take my ring off for hand washing, and the water does not affect the ring at all. I would definitely recommend this ring!" —Emily

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes 4–12 and five colors).

    31. A pack of rainbow jumbo paper clips to make office work...dare I say, fun? No? OK, nevermind.

    large paperclips in different colors

    These big boys are 4 inches long!

    Get a pack of 25 from Amazon for $7.96.

    32. An Ariel Tsum Tsum lip balm you'll want to be part of your world.

    round-shaped ariel lip balm

    It smells like grapefruit!

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99 (available in 11 other characters).

    33. And a pack of wine condoms to cover up your peni— I mean, pinot noir.


    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $14.97 or Firebox for $16.99.

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

    illustrated boxes

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