35 Things To Buy With The Amazon Gift Card You Got For Christmas
That Amazon gift card isn't going to spend itself! 😉
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candle that smells like Friday night football, but sadly nothing like Michael B. Jordan.
It smells like leather cleats on freshly cut grass, concession stand treats, cool fall air, with just a hint of dirt and musk.
tube of unicorn snot, aka glittery lip balm to help you live your most magical life.
Price: $7.99 (available in six colors)
Promising review: "I got this for my grandma for Christmas. Absolutely everyone loved it and she got a huge kick out of it. I told her at least with this puzzle, she won't be done in an hour. :)” — Mallory Jo
pullover sweater with cats on the elbows — clawsome for keeping warm this winter.
Price: $33.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and two colors)
Rainbow Jenga, a great purchase for design lovers and game masters alike.
Promising review: "I’m very pleased! Smooth-quality paint with solid, heavy wood blocks. Nice colors. Purchased two (for more block options) and wrote on them with a Sharpie to make a custom family game. Love the idea of the colored dice as an added twist. This was a great purchase! Might order another to create a drinking game ;)” — Imneuse
LED 7X-magnified mirror with a suction cup mount so you can really see what you’re doing when you put on your fancy New Year’s Eve makeup.
Promising Review: "I love this mirror! My boyfriend bought me this for Christmas. It is very well made and the lighting is excellent. It's my go-to makeup mirror at home or away. The design makes it easy to pack for traveling. I highly recommend it." — Sirena
charming kit for building your own tiny, mouse-sized library.
The kit comes with 30 books to make by cutting, folding, and gluing them together. The box even converts into a bookshelf once you finish making the books.
woven throw blanket that will look just as good draped over the side as your couch as it will wrapped around you like a beautiful lil' burrito.
Price: $29.69 (available in five styles)
clear umbrella sure to help you achieve of your dreams of it actually raining men, hallelujah!
set of stickers for your iPhone charger so no one can claim that they "accidentally" took yours instead of their frayed and busted cord.
Price: $2.99 (available in 11 designs)
Hogwarts wax seal kit so you can blow everyone away with your incredible thank you cards. Classic Ravenclaw/Gryffindor/Hufflepuff/Slytherin move.
big pack of scrunchies so you'll never ever be without one ever again.
Listen, scrunchies rule. They're gentle on your hair, they don't leave indents on your wrist, and they're a great fashion accessory. End of discussion.
Price: $14.99 for 36
frosting kit with 24 icing tips — Susan at the bake sale won't know what hit her.
The kit comes with 24 icing tips, 3 couplers, 3 icing bags, and a box.
Promising review: "So far I have only used this kit once but I loved it! The blue sleeves were super easy to clean. There were so many different nozzles to chose from it, and it was great to have all of those options. I am a messy baker and this really helped met to keep the cupcakes looking clean and classy." — Amazon Customer
live monstera plant that can be safely mailed right to your door.
Monsteras are fairly low maintenance plants and so beautiful! This review photo was taken just five months after the customer got their plant.
Me, literally right this second: Awwwwwww.
Price: $15.99 for five
A set of fragrant
bath bombs for enjoying a little R&R after the holiday season. Family gatherings can be very stressful.
Promising review: "I have a bathtub addiction and am a five to six night a week bathtubber, so when I say I’ve tried all the bath bombs Amazon provides, I’m serious. I keep going back to these, not only because of the price but because they actually work well. They don’t have all those annoying glitters, and the scent actually sticks to your skin and serves a hydration purpose. I can’t say enough how much I love these over the 10 to 12 other brands I’ve tried." — JH
Price: $26.80 for 12
A pair of
beaded ball earrings to wear with your fave party dress on New Year's Eve.
Price: $10.99 (available in 22 colors)
little sheep who's happy to keep your TP rolls organized. Admit it, you want it baaadly.
Every time you use the TP, it'll be like you're shaving the sheep, lol.
Promising review: "This my second purchase of this product. It is so cute and sturdy that I am putting one in each bathroom! I was even able to put it together myself. Hangs on wall or stands alone. You will love it. A bit pricey for a toilet paper holder, but well worth the investment." — ranford2
A set of nourishing
sheet masks because it's winter and your skin is feeling thirsty AF.
Promising review: "This is my second time purchasing this set of face sheet masks. I have tried a few different brands, and I like these the best. They smell very nice and feel like good quality. They're not too sticky, not too gloopy, and they make my face feel moisturized without feeling greasy. I will definitely buy these again." — Cat
Price: $17.99 for 15
satin kimono robe you can wear at home for an extra dose of fanciness or as a gorgeous jacket when the weather gets warmer.
Promising review: "These are truly beautiful. The colors are vibrant and really pretty. The quality is something you'd expect from a much more expensive piece. I will buy these again and again for gifts and for my daughters and myself. Every time I've given them to someone they've loved them. You cannot go wrong with these." — Chloe
Price: $22.95 (available in 12 colors)
Instant Pot that'll change the way you cook in 2019. It's a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker, and warmer all rolled into one nifty kitchen gadget.
Promising review: "This is by far my new favorite way to cook. It's like a Crock-pot and a time machine in one. It's so nice to be able to just throw a bunch of food in the same pot and have a meal ready in 20 minutes. Everything I've made so far has tasted great. Buffalo chicken soup, cheesy bacon ranch potatoes, mac and cheese — so many things! I just cook for myself, and the three-quart size is more than big enough. I usually end up with three-plus servings of whatever I make. Buy an extra stainless steel pot and a couple of silicone lids, and you can store the stuff in the fridge for later without transferring the food to another container. The stainless steel pots are easy to clean, too, and don't hold odors or get stained like Tupperware. If you're looking for a way to whip up meals without a whole lot of hassle and maintenance, this is the way to go." — Noah Boddy
Price: $67.99+ (available in three sizes)
A bottle of
multichrome nail polish for a simple way to get Tumblr-worthy galaxy nails.
Fair warning: You'll probably be less productive because you'll be too busy staring at your nails.
Promising review: "OMG this polish is absolutely gorgeous. I'm so in LOVE. It glides onto your nail so smoothly, and you really don't even need a second coat. It shifts colors just as it says. Everyone compliments me when I wear this polish. Can I give this one 100 stars? If you're reading this review to find out if it's worth it, I say ABSOLUTELY go for it." — Stormy
Harry Potter coloring book so you can unwind and escape to Hogwarts Castle when real life gets to be a bit too much.
Promising review: "I am an adult who seriously enjoys coloring. I also have a deep appreciation for Harry Potter everything. This coloring book is the best of both worlds! There are colored stills from the movie at the end of this book to assist in choosing the correct shades to use throughout the book. Definitely worth the money." — Amanda
And a set of smooth and pigmented
colored pencils to use with your prized collection of coloring books.
Promising review: "These are the best colored pencils on the market. I love that these colors allow you to make virtually any color you want, and they color so smoothly! I won't use anything else for my coloring books. I can't recommend them enough." — Oh.My.'Hart!
Price: $22 for 48
Promising review: "It is a great little bag to just throw on and go!! It can hold my cell phone, my credit cards, plus the little extras like lipstick and keys. This bag is great for errands and running around to my kids' sporting events. I am looking forward to bringing it on my travels in the very near future as this would be great to be hands-free when carrying other things around. The feel of the bag is great and seems quite durable. I will be buying a couple of these bags for my teenage daughters!!" — zammama
Price: $19.99 (available in 26 colors)
A pack of colorful and eco-friendly
stainless steel straws so you can sip your drinks in style.
This set comes with five bent and five straight straws, two cleaning brushes, and a carrying pouch.
Price: $11.97 for 10
mouse pad to give your wrist the support it needs.
Price: $11.75+ (available in two colors)
DIY dollhouse kit that'll make for a cute piece of decor once you're done building it.
This flower house even comes with a little LED light as the lamp!
Promising review: "I love these kits. There are so many parts, and it looks like you can't do it. But you just follow all the picture directions and you create something so impressive you can't stop looking at it! I especially enjoy making all the tiny plants. The booklet is in English but the pictures are more informative. This kit will be going in the 'backyard' of my 1:24 scale dollhouse." — Deb
Get it from Amazon for
$32.54 (available in three designs).
eyeliner stamp for getting perfect wings every 👏 single 👏 time 👏.
Promising review: "Let me start by saying this isn't my first cat eye rodeo. I've tried the taping method, tried normal liquid liner, plastic winged stamping devices, stencils, all of it! So when I saw this I thought, meh, why not give it a shot... It's not like my hopes were high since nothing else has been efficient or worked as it should.
I HAVE NEVER IN MY LIFE BEEN ABLE TO DO A CAT EYE IN UNDER 10 MINUTES...LET ALONE THE TWO MINUTES THIS TOOK TO DO! There was no sloppy streaks that I had to touch up or anything you would expect. Just a clean crisp line.
I love that it has two ends as well, one with the stamp and one with a thin tip so you can connect your liner and cat eye. I can now do a cat eye EVERY day and look/feel like a badass and everyone can think I spend hours doing my make-up in the morning." —
A pair of
mirrored cat-eye sunglasses to bring on your tropical getaway. They're super grammable and block out harmful UV rays!
Promising review: "I absolutely love these sunglasses! I have two pairs now, rose gold and black, and both are gorgeous! They come in great packaging so as not to break during shipment and are amazing quality for how inexpensive they are. I always get compliments on my sunglasses, and they are always unique — I hate having something everyone else is wearing. These are amazing, and I would definitely recommend them!" — Mashal
Price: $5.98 (available in 14 colors)
The gift-giving (and getting) season never has to end!
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