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    Dec. 9, 2019

    22 Minimalist Gifts For People Who Like To Keep It Simple

    Gifts don't have to be huge or fancy to make a lasting impression.

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    1. A pair of sleek and eco-friendly LED lamps made of sustainable wood that any minimalist will fall in love with instantly. These will add a modern touch without taking too much space in the recipient's room.

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    They're USB-powered, which means they're portable for mood lighting anywhere, any time. They'll make wonderful night-lights!

    Get a pair on Amazon Canada for $19.49.

    2. A thin metal wallet that's as deluxe as it gets, and will take the load off their pockets or purse. It'll fit up to 12 of their cards, AND it has a money clip for their cash, so they can leave bulky wallets in 2019.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $75. Available in black, gun metal, navy blue, and rose gold.

    3. A bestselling set of soft microfibre makeup removing towels that'll make makeup removal a one-step ritual for them. These only need warm water (yup, no cleanser!) to remove even waterproof makeup.

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    I know the idea of using a towel on your face sounds like abrasion town, but these are surprisingly gentle, and will save them a ton of time.

    Get a pack of four for $14.99.

    4. A plain bestselling soft toque to keep them warm and fashionable for the winter months. It comes in over 50 colours, so you'll have a ton of options to pick from.

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    Wearers love the snugness and softness of these, and recommend them as stocking stuffers.

    Get one on Amazon Canada for $4.31

    5. A set of four hilariously honest bamboo coasters that'll protect their tables AND make them laugh. Minimalism isn't dull or humourless, you know!

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    Reviewers say these are sturdy, easy to clean, and a great conversation starter. Their guests love them.

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    6. Some gold-plated opalescent pink cufflinks that'll take their look to the next level. This set includes one pair of cufflinks and four button studs.

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    Whether they're going to a wedding or to work, these will add a subtle touch of elegance to their ensemble that's appropriate for both.

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $3.47.

    7. A black lapel blazer that has sexy split sleeves, giving it a classy high-fashion boost without any glitz. It'll keep them warm and stylish. 🌘🖤

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    The blazer is a slim fit, so the manufacturer recommends that you size up by one or two sizes to get your perfect fit.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.61+. Available in sizes XS-2XL.

    8. An AncestryDNA test kit which will take virtually no space in their home, because they have to send it back for results! They'll love the thoughtfulness of you helping them discover interesting and precise details about their origins.

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    The test has a 4.3-star rating and nearly 6,000 reviews on Amazon.com! All they'll need to do is send a sample of their saliva back to AncestryDNA, which will not cost them anything since there's a return label included. In six to eight weeks, they'll get their results.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $89.

    9. Speaking of intangible gifts, a one-year Xbox Live gold membership card, so they can play with other players online, get discounts, and even get access to free games throughout the year.

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    It's something they probably renew annually if they're a gamer! Why not pick up the check for 2020?

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $86.47.

    10. A few dainty statement geometrical metal clips so they can create cute 'dos with essentially no effort. Uncomplicated designs like these are a surefire way to make a minimalist smile!

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    Because they're fully made of metal, they'll last them a long, long time.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $1.78+ (available in eight shapes).

    11. A beautifully bare O.P.I. gift set that'll give their nails a glowy nude glaze. Whether it's a wedding, a meeting, or a vacation, these nail polishes will be their go-to for them all!

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    The set has three full-sized nail polishes.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $43.28.

    12. An acrylic infinity scarf that's understated and perfectly weather-appropriate. Winter is here, and this gift will promise them both warmth and and style without any frumpiness.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99. Also available in black and grey.

    13. A solid-colour long-sleeved dress that needs no embellishments — the cuts do all the talking! They'll love the way this stylish A-line dress drapes them, and it'll quickly become one of their most-worn 'fits.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.88+. Available in sizes XS-4XL, and in 11 colours.

    14. A super-slim and luxe iPhone case that has no brand logos on it for that perfectly plain look they love. There's something powerful and classic about solid colour accessories.

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    It's lightweight and won't peel around their phone or loosen up with extended use. Even though it's thin, it will protect their phone's camera ring with a raised design. It comes with a two-year warranty.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $45. Available in seven colours and finishes, and for various iPhone models.

    15. A pair of tiny zirconia-encrusted 14K gold-plated studs they won't want to take off. These are hypoallergenic, which means they won't make their earlobes itch if they're allergic to certain metals.

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    Get them on Amazon Canada for $24.16.

    16. A vintage digital Casio watch which won't just tell them the time — it'll also give them a classically fashionable appeal. It's a bestseller and has over 1,900 positive reviews on Amazon.com! It's water resistant, and will last them a long time.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $27.

    17. A delicate sterling silver necklace with a tiny zirconia stone in the middle that will last them a lifetime without losing its brilliance. Minimalists LOVE long-lasting, durable things, and this is exactly that.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $33.99.

    18. A straightforward-looking solid-colour clutch purse that has enough space to carry all their essentials, and will go with any look they pick. It comes with a detachable chain, so they can wear it as a crossbody bag, too, depending on their mood.

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    It has a 4.7-star rating, and reviewers love the high quality and versatility of it.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99. Available in four solid colours, and two patterns.

    19. A set of three beautiful abstract canvas prints of flowers and leaves that'll allow them to decorate their home in a clean and subtle way.

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    Grab some simple black frames to complete the gift!

    Get them on Amazon Canada for $24.75.

    20. An Amazon gift card for any $25+ amount you want, so they can get exactly the things they need. People who like to keep stuff simple often prefer to only keep very useful items, and if the person you're picking a gift for is one of those, this is a foolproof way to make their day.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25+.

    21. A daily journal that'll last them five whole years! They can write down anything special about their day — big or small — and keep that memory forever. It's probably going to start with a note about you giving them this awesome gift.

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    Reviewers love that it looks like a vintage diary, and note that it's an especially great buy for people who have trouble committing to journaling. I bought one for a friend two years ago, and she still takes it with here everywhere!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.86.

    22. And lastly, a Kindle Paperwhite e-reader, so they don't feel guilty about cluttering by buying a physical book every time they want to read something new. This e-reader has a glare-free screen, meaning they'll be able to read under bright lights. It's also waterproof, if they want to read while relaxing in the tub.

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    One full charge will literally last them WEEKS.

    Get it on Amazon Canada in an 8GB capacity for $119.99, or with 32GB storage for $144.99.

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