10 Quirky Stocking Stuffers We Found From The Grommet—That are All Under $20

updated Nov 11, 2019
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It’s the holiday season, which means it’s time to do some gift shopping! We’re sharing our favorite picks for anyone on your list—check out all of our gift guides here!

Once October hits, it’s no longer too early to start thinking about the holidays and the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. We’re doing the hard work for you, and finding a lot of actually useful stocking stuffer ideas from The Grommet. If you’re unfamiliar with the site, it’s a platform for independent innovators and small businesses to sell their unique products—and there is a ton of stuff to sift through.

To make it easier to navigate, they also have curated gift guides for every type of person, from the tech enthusiast, the cook, the traveler and the crafter. We browsed their guide to the gifts under $25, and found the best (and most unusual) budget-friendly finds that are perfect as white elephant gifts and stocking stuffers. And for today only, you can get 15 percent off all orders with code READY for even more savings!

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The Avocado Sock

It sounds so extra, but hear us out! This cozy wool sock helps ripen your avocados so your BFF can enjoy their favorite avo toast that much much sooner. How so? The natural lanolin and warmth of the wool ripen avocados evenly in about 48 hours, all while reducing bruises and damage. Plus, it’s just so cute—you definitely won’t mind leaving your socked avocados out in a fruit bowl.

Buy: The Avocado Sock, $17 $14.45

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Voyage Pillow 2-in-1 Travel Pillow & Eye Mask

If you have a loved one who’s always traveling, treat them to this compact travel pillow that also functions as an eye mask. It can be used multiple ways: over your eyes, around your neck, behind your head, or against the window. And when not in use, you can simply hook it onto your carry-on and tote it through the airport.

Buy: Voyage Pillow 2-in-1 Travel Pillow & Eye Mask, $19.95 $16.96

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Life Elements Healing Honey Stick

Lotion is kind of an obvious stocking suffer, so it might be time to try something new. This all-natural honey stick is made up of just about everything you can find in a beehive, so it’s packed with vitamins and minerals and totally moisturizing. Use it to calm irritation and quickly heal dry skin, chapped lips, or minor cuts and burns. It’s so good, you might be picking up one for yourself too.

Buy: Life Elements Healing Honey Stick, $12 $10.20

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iLuv Creative Technology Bluetooth Shower Speaker

Know someone who loves to sing in the shower (or is that someone… you)? Give them this Bluetooth shower speaker to stream their favorite songs without worrying about ruining their phone or non-waterproof speaker. It also includes a built-in microphone so they’ll never have an excuse to miss your call. It can go for four hours of playtime on a single charge, which could easily last for a week’s worth of bathroom singalongs.

Buy: iLuv Creative Technology Bluetooth Shower Speaker, $19.95 $16.96

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Wet-It! Swedish Dishcloths

These reusable, washable, and biodegradable Swedish dishcloths take on the job of disposable paper towels without all the waste (and they’re AT-approved). One cloth can absorb 16 times its weight and last for six months. To clean, just toss it in the top shelf of the dishwasher or the microwave. They also come in several different fun patterns, including a winter wonderland theme if you really want to get festive.

Buy: Wet-It! Swedish Dishcloths (pack of 3), $14.95 $12.71

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KoffieStraw Reusable Silicone Straws (pack of 4)

It’s safe to say 2019 was the year that the reusable straw finally stole the spotlight. Encourage your loved ones to take steps towards a more sustainable lifestyle with these silicone straws. The unique oval shape allows them to fit in to-go cups and travel mugs, plus they can also be cut down to a shorter size if desired. It also includes a very important cleaning brush.

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Gift your peanut butter-loving friend this silicone and wooden spoon, which was specifically designed to maximize every bit of the jar. The pointed tip scoops the peanut butter from hard-to-reach curves, and the flat back side is perfect for spreading. This might just be the kitchen tool you didn’t know you needed, but now can’t live without.

Buy: PBspoon, $11.95 $10.16

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Stojo Collapsible Travel Cup

This nifty silicone travel cup folds down to just two inches for easy storage when not in use. It’s also leak-proof, so no more worrying about spilling hot coffee on yourself during your morning commute. Sustainable and super convenient—who wouldn’t love to get this in their stocking?

Buy: Stojo Collapsible Travel Cup, $15 $12.75

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Flatyz Handmade Flat Candle

It’s a fact that candles are stocking stuffer mainstays, but these hand-painted flat candles really caught our attention. They’re a totally flat shape, don’t drip wax when lit, and can self-extinguish when they get down to the metal base. Plus, they’re unscented, eliminating the gamble of gifting a scented candle that the recipient may or may not like.

Buy: Flatyz Handmade Flat Candle, $11.95 $10.16

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Couchlet Dual-USB Charging Station

For the person in your life who can’t be bothered to get up from the couch. This charging station slides right in between the cushions and makes it easy to charge all your devices straight from the comfort of a sofa, solving the all too common problem of the phone charger being just out of reach.

Buy: Couchlet Dual-USB Charging Station, $14.95 $12.71

This post was originally published on October 30, 2019, and was last updated on November 11, 2019, to reflect current prices.