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14 Last-Minute Gift Ideas Under P50

Don't stress, this list is a lifesaver

Photography: Coni Tejada

If you're still not done with your Christmas shopping, don't worry, you are not alone. Given the traffic, long lines, and stuff to finish before the holiday break, we can relate with all the stress you're going through right now. To make it easier for you to finish this task, we've scoured the shelves for finds that are affordable, useful, and fun. Check these out and race to the cashier:

For your friend who likes puttering around the kitchen, whipping up something yum, or regularly enjoying some grub at every turn.

Preparing breakfast every morning can be sweeter with a heart-shaped egg mold.

Egg Mold, P45, MK Kitchen

Make it easier to fish out pickled delights and more treats with these handy buddies.

Jar Spoon and Fork, P45, MK Kitchen

Pouring out honey from a jar can be tricky or downright messy. With this must-have around, it can be easy.

Honey Stick, P35, MK Kitchen

Leave recipes, messages, or bills on the fridge with these cute magnets.

Adobo and Sawsawan Rubber Magnets P39 each, Papemelroti

For your creative friend who loves arts, crafts, and making things.

It's no secret that crafters have tons of materials—some of which are so tiny. Help your friend keep thse in place with these storage box.

Storage Box, P50, Handyman Do-It-Best

Something sparkly and shine is always welcome—especially if you can turn it into something lovely and functional.

Metallic Crepe Paper, P45, National Book Store

A crafter would always need supplies, so why not give her some?

Scotch Permanent Glue Stick P29.75, National Book Store

This cardboard piece can be spruced up using color, glitters, and magazine cutouts.

Cardboard Letter C, P47, National Book Store

Crafters often have something to hang—a card, a postcard, or a photo. For a quirky display, send these clothespins away.

Clothespins, P19 (set of 20), Sta. Lucia East Supermarket

For your friends who love exploring new places and exotic finds.

It's always challenging to save up for a trip, but it can be fun with a cute coin bank. With a design like this, your friend will surely be reminded to save more.

Coin Bank, P46.75, South Supermarket

While on the road, one can’t exactly plan when to go, right? Have her go in peace with this handy seat sanitizer spray.

Holy Seat Sanitizer, P39 (20ml), National Book Store

This may come in handy when inspiration strikes, or simply when she wants to doodle and sketch unforgettable sights.

Notebook, P28, Papemelroti

This old school toy can give countless hours of entertainment without having to recharge.

Brain Challenge, P33.50, National Book Store

Flight delays? Release the tension with the help of a squishy friend.

Squeeze Balls, P33.75, Similar ones available at National Book Store


Handyman Do-It-Best

  • Lower level Robinsons Galleria, Park Avenue, EDSA corner Ortigas Avenue, Quezon City
  • Tel. No. (02) 633-6650 or 633-6628


National Book Store

  • 1st/2nd flr./3rd flr. Space#1-080 1-084 2-74 2075 3090 Glorietta 1 Ayala Commercial Center, Makati City
  • Tel. No. (02)625-5105 to 06



  • 2nd floor Glorietta 1 Ayala Commercial Center, Makati City
  • Tel. No. (02) 625-0359

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