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10 Monito-Monita Home Gifts Under P250

The best part: none of these gifts look like they cost below P250!


The typical holiday dilemma: you’ve got a long list of friends, officemates, kris kringle recipients, and money is tight. But you don’t want to end up looking like a tightwad by coming up with cheap Christmas gifts!

Don’t fret, because you’ll be surprised that there are a lot of local, affordable, but stylish stocking stuffers out there that look like they cost way more than their price tags. A big plus—these are available at nearby malls, or can be ordered easily online. Happy shopping and happy holidays!

Chic mugs that don’t look like an afterthought

These stylish ceramic mugs handpicked by visual storyteller Ito Kish have a retro-60s look to them.

Patterned Mugs, P199 each, Robinsons Home Living

Cool artwork for a tween

Make your niece’s bedroom come alive with this cute typography print in Millennial pastels.

Print on Canvas, P129.75, Robinsons Home Living

Lovingly packaged home fragrance

The hand-printed jute sack gift package by GK is quite lovely, and the scent is heavenly, too.

Provence Green Tea Linen/Room Spray, P240, Domesticity

For the hostess with the mostest

If your monito/monita loves to entertain, this olive-hors d’oeuvres dish with wooden spoon is the perfect gift. (And it also comes in a pretty printed pouch.)

Condiment Set, P200 (sale price), Domesticity

A mura-no vase

Get it? When you see this (affordable) black-white-navy vase, you won’t be able to tell the difference!

Small Swirly Vase, P179.75, SM Home

Delicate floral tumbler that’s not breakable

With the price point, you could buy five (or more) of these.        

Melamine Tumbler, P49.75, SM Home

A decorative diffuser

These come in so many different scents, from fruity to floral, plus the reeds are so pretty. Take your pick!

Reed Scent Diffuser, P99, Miniso

Popping bright mitts for the baker

It’s got a built-in silicone mitt so your home baker’s hands will be completely protected.

Heat Resistant Glove, P199, Miniso

Hipster calendars for less

Would you believe this calendar costs less than P50? Well, the mini pocket planners (also seen in main photo above) cost P20 each!


2018 Calendar, P49 each, Papemelroti

Cute market-money pouches

Painterly florals on mini-pouches/purses make for adorable gift ideas.

Floral Pouches, P179, Papemelroti

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