Jill’s Picks: Affordable American Made: 30 Gifts for $30 or Less

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Everyone wants to find a great gift that won’t break the bank. I’ve put together a list of 30 gifts for $30 or less for everyone on your list. They are all affordable American made, so you’ll feel even better about your purchase!

All USA Love List editors have created a 30 gifts under $30 list. Make sure to check out Tracey’s, Angie’s, and Sarah’s lists for more made in the USA affordable gift ideas. 

Solmate Socks loves making mismatched socks from recycled cottom that are meant to go together. Soulmates aren’t supposed to be identical, but the are supposed to be together, and so are Solmate Socks. They pride themselves on quality; tese socks are durability and they last for years. Lisa Flood, Solmate Socks’ President & Co-Owner is happy to be the second generation Socklady. The company is so committed to American manufacturing, that they bought the mill to ensure that its socks could continue to be made in the USA.

American Made Eco-Friendly Socks from Solmate Socks

David Oreck Candle Company was founded 2009, David Oreck. Yes! He’s the same person behind the famed Oreck vacuums. Hand poured in North Carolina and headquartered in Louisiana, Oreck Pure Air Candles have strong Southern roots. These Essential Oil 10 oz. candles are made from quality vegetable and soy wax which burns longer and cleaner than traditional candles made from paraffin wax. They burn for approximately 45 hours. This unique blend of wax offers a natural and environmentally friendly solution to fragrance the home, without petroleum byproducts, which produces black, sooty smoke.

Revive any room with the zesty David Oreck Candle Co. Lemon and Grapefruit Essential Oil Candle. 

American Made Gifts Under $30 - David Oreck Essential Oil Candle in Lemon+Grapefruit

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AMERICAN MADE BEAUTY GIFTS UNDER $30  

American Made Organic Vegan Bath and Beauty Products From Thesis Beauty (Discount via USALoveList.com)American Made Gifts For the Yoga Lover From Hugger Mugger via USALoveList.comBotanic Organic Essential Travel Set - Vegan, Organic, Non-Toxic Beauty Products - Save 15% off with code USALOVE

Thesis Lavender Bath Salts were my inspiration for treating myself to luxurious baths after 15 years of never taking one. These salts are divine. Unlike chemically treated salts, Thesis makes its bath salts with certified organic botanicals and natural Dead Sea salts. Enjoy 15% off all Thesis vegan beauty products with code USALOVE. 

Hugger Mugger Peachskin Neck Pillow is a must have. Whether you’re relaxing on the couch or traveling, this pillow offers a perfect way to unwind.

Botanic Organic Essential Travel Set offers some of the best facial products I’ve ever experienced. They are effective in brightening, hydrating and restoring your skin to a luminous state. Plant based ingredients regenerate new skin cells, improve skin’s metabolism, reduce inflammation and promote excellent moisture retention. My skin was noticeably brighter within a few days of using it. The items in the set are small, yet it still lasted me an entire week of cleaning my face day and night. A little goes a long way.Enjoy 15% off all Botanic Organic plant-based beauty products with code USALOVE. 

GIFTS FROM HIM TO HER UNDER $30

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I love Hanky Panky underwear because they’re well made, and last a long time. They’re also breathable and comfortable. The Hanky Panky low rise thong is one of my favorite styles.

Katrina Markoff, chocolatier extraordinaire and founder of Vosges Chocolates, is given the Europeans a run for their money. Vosges 9 piece Exotic Truffle Collection is an exquisite chocolate experience; one bite is better than the next. The flavor combinations are the most unique I’ve seen, or tried. The Olio d’Oliva, featuring first press extra virgin olive oil, white chocolate, green olives is divine. The nutty olive flavor hits your tongue and is instantly meet with the sweetness of white chocolate and finished with a chewy saltiness of the green olives.

Crusoe Jewelry is handcrafted in Brooklyn, New York from silver or bronze. The Crusoe Jewelry Helm Twisted Ring in bronze features micro versions of the intricate monkey fist knot adorn either side of this ringEnjoy 30% off all Crusoe jewelry with code USALOVE. 

 

 

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How fun are these Ben’s Garden Vintage Expressions Superstrong Glass Magnets? They are entirely crafted by hand in New York. They’re really a perfect gift for any occasion.

Ben’s Garden’Love You to the Moon and Back’ Scribble Notepads 3-Pack makes a great hostess gift, stocking stuffer, or gift ‘just because’. A bright border outlines the heavyweight pages of three notepads printed with a sentimental message.

Let the Date Night Bucket List take the ordinary out of dating.  The date night-invigorating prompts run the gamut from romantic, intellectual, and fun. Once you’ve shared each experience, note the date on the back of the stick with the official bucket list pencil.

GIFTS FOR HIM

Texas Beard Balm and Oil from Texas Beard Company via USALoveList.comEvery Man Jack Body Kit - American Made Gifts Under $30American Made Mens Fashion Socks from Bolfoot via USALoveList.com

Texas Beard Company has a cult following. It’s a favorite amongst bearded fellows. The Texas Beard Oil and Balm Combo Set is perfect gift for the bearded man. The beard oil and balm is all natural, and non-toxic. It comes in six different scents too. Made by a team of three men in Beaumont, Texas.

Every Man Jack is a men’s grooming brand that offers professional quality formulas are dermatologist approved. Fragrances are made from essential oils and offer exceptional performance using many naturally derived ingredients. The Every Man Jack Ceadarwood Body Kit comes complete with hydrating body wash, moisturizing body lotion, and aluminum-free deodorant, plus a compact toiletry bag to take on the road.

Boldfoot men’s fashion socks that are grown and sewn here using American grown cotton. They also donate 5% of profits to U.S. Military & Veterans in need. Code USALOVE to saves you 15% off your first order. (No minimums necessary.)

 

 

30 Gifts For $30 or Less - Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty30 Gifts For $30 or Less - Grow It Plant Kit from Jonsteen CoAmerican Made Hats via hats.com on 30 Under $30 Gifts on USALoveList.com

Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty isn’t just for kids. Read why Sarah, USA Love List founder, loves this stuff too!

Did you know the Venus Fly Trap is native to America? Now you can grow one yourself with Jonsteen Company Seed Germination Kits. They give you everything you need to germinate tree seed – seeds, growing medium, a mini-greenhouse, and detailed instructions.

Stormy Kromer Harris Tweed Convertible is an adjustable, fleece-lined earband accommodates many hairstyles while providing stylish warmth and durability. They recently launched a spring and summer line too. The company has been making hats since 1903 in Michigan‘s upper peninsula.

 

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I told you how much I love the patterns and  fabric of Cinda B products in my gift guide for the yogi gift guide and tween fashion gift guide. The durable nylon fabric makes it the perfect for everyday use. If you’re into Vera Bradley, I’d suggest checking out all the cool patterns offered by Cinda B. All Cinda B’s goods are made in USA at the company’s factory in Indiana. Cinda B is featured in American Made Designer Purses and Handbags: Ultimate Source List.

Rifle Paper Company makes the pretties little things. Its Rifle Paper Co. pink floral deskpad makes for a cute gift alongside a candle. Rifle Paper Company is featured in American Made Custom Greeting Cards, Note Cards & Stationery.

Everyone loves luxurious bath items. I particularly love Soap and Paper Factory’s 8oz. Bath Bars. The vibrant and classy wrapping makes it a perfect gift.

 

American Made Gifts Under $30 - Nightowl Paper Goods Eco-Friendly Calendars Endless Love oil candles made in Rhode Island  Tervis Gifts For Under $30 Made in USA

Be bright and merry into the new year with this cheery Night Owl 2018 Flora Fauna Desk Calendar. All its products are made in Homewood, “owlabama”.

Endless Love handblown glass oil candles are made in Rhode Island and are available at Uncommon Goods.

Give a gift that someone will use everyday. Trust me, once you own a Tervis tumbler, you’ll surely use it daily to carry your cold or hot beverages on the go!

 

 

GIFTS FOR THE FOODIE UNDER $30

American Made Knives from Alfi | Gifts Under $30 For the Cocktail Lover | Alfi Coupon Code LoveListAmerican Made Coffeemaker From Aerobie under $30 via USALoveList.comAmerican Made Custom Stamps - From the Kitchen - Gifts Under $30

High performance Alfi all purpose 12 piece knife set.$30 (originally $45) with code “USALOVE” at checkout. Or 25% off all knives with code USALOVE.

I’m really picky about my coffee and the Aerobie Aeropress makes a great cup of coffee or espresso, depending on how strong you like to drink your coffee. You won’t be disappointed with your cup o’ joe if you use Aeropress. It’s also perfect for traveling because it’s so compact. The Aerobie Aeropress is also featured in American Made Gifts for Coffee and Tea Lovers

Three Designing Women ‘From the Kitchen’ Stamps is a custom stamp brand that creates personalized stamps and embosser designs for every occasion including holiday greetings, office monograms, thank-you’s and invited, bridal, baby, and more. We love the ‘From the Kitchen’ stamps. There are lots of design options and all styles start at under $30.
Wine Gifts Under $30 - Grassracks Floating Wine Rack Made from BambooSweet Jules Beer & Pretzel Caramels - Made in Minnesota with Gold medal-winning Scotch Ale from Town Hall Brewery - American Made Gifts Under $30Reusable Wrap - Bee's Wrap Bread Wrap - Perfect Gift for Foodie or Baker

Grassracks’ Floating Wine Rack allows the opportunity to uniquely display a worthy 750 ml wine bottle. This gorgeous bamboo floating wine rack always draws attention and sparks conversation. It’s a practical, beautiful and eco-friendly gift for only $24. All Grassracks’ products are finish with Vermont Natural Coatings, another American company that makes high-quality wood finishes from whey protein, which is a byproduct of making cheese, making it a true foodie gift. The product is made outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Malvern.

Sweet Jules Beer & Pretzel Caramels are made from Gold medal-winning Scotch Ale from Town Hall Brewery and extra thin, salted pretzels blended into our rich, buttery caramel. We loved these caramels for their homemade taste and also appreciated their polished packaging, making it perfect for gift giving and sharing with others!

I cannot tell you how great Bee’s Wrap Bread Wrap is. Even if you aren’t a baker, but love a great loaf of bread, you’ll enjoy using this reusable wrap. This wrap keeps your bread moist and fresh for days after you cut into it. The wrap is made of beeswax, organic cotton, organic jojoba oil and tree resin. Simply use the warmth of your hands to soften the wrap, create a seal, when cool the wrap holds its shape. It’s a must have for anyone who spends time in the kitchen.

DON’T FORGET THE AMERICAN MADE GIFT WRAPPING PAPER!

Make sure your American made gifts are wrapped in American made paper. Wrappily Eco Friendly wrapping paper is made in the USA from recycled paper and the fun and stylish patterns are printed from newspaper presses. Unlike traditional wrapping paper, Wrappily gift wrap is recyclable, as soy-based inks are used.

Wrappily is offering USA Love List readers free shipping on orders over $25 with code USALOVE.

American Made Gift 30 Under $30

 

Do you love that beautiful wrapping in the post’s images? That’s American made, recyclable, compostable, reversible wrapping paper made by Wrappily. I can’t wait to see the wrapping paper in my compost bin instead of in bags on the curb. Check them out.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post which USA Love List is proud to share with you because, sponsored or not, we only share stuff we love.

 

About The Author

Post by Jill Homiak

Lifestyle and Fashion Editor, USA Love List. Follow me on Twitter for all things fashion, made in the USA.

Comments

  1. Thank you for this list! Those moccasins are perfect!

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  2. Great to see that these wonderful products are available. Starting my Christmas shopping today. All American made!!

  3. I am a sucker for coasters.. I can never have enough! These chic leather ones would make the perfect gift for anyone!
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  4. LOVE the cloche hat — SO Great Gatsby!
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  5. You should also check out Gordys leather camera straps. Made in the USA. Handmade leather camera straps affordable and lovely to look at. Check it out!

  6. Hi! I sell USA made soap in vintage packaging. I’d live to be listed on your site. Is that possible? Thanks for a great site!

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  8. M.carrillo says:

    Thank your finding such useful and cute affordable products, I am so happy I found you guys! It makes it so easy to buy USA made gifts for the holidays !

  9. Karen D says:

    Great economical gift ideas! Justin’s almond butter is great!

  10. Wow! Really great gift ideas now that the holidays are coming up! Perfect when you are under a budget!

  11. Tamra Phelps says:

    I love the Thinking Putty. What a great idea! The caramels & the nuts sound good too!

  12. I love the idea of whiskey rocks! I’m going to get some of those

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