Chicago Holiday Gift Guide - Gifts Under $20

Holiday Gifts under 20

Shop local Chicago businesses to find one-of-a-kind gifts for your family and friends. In this feature, we’ve put together a list of small gifts and stocking stuffers of under $20 to help you find something for everybody this holiday season while supporting Chicago independent gift stores and makers.

Zodiac Journal

Zodiac Journal from Bow & Arrow Collection

A chic, minimal journal that serves as function as well as a special artistic piece to connect to. The Dreamer, The Lover, The Realist - each describing one's zodiac sign and traits making the perfect personal gift. Printed on luxe recycled paper made in California that's perfect bound for durability.

Shower Steamers from Babe Bombs

No bath? A shower steamer is for you. Shower steamers are activated by the steam and water droplets in your shower to create calming clouds of steam. The Variety Pack Shower Steamers include: 1. Menthol, 2. Lavender, 3. Cedarwood Orange, 4. Rose Floral Jasmine, and 5. Lemon Eucalyptus.

The Breakfast Box

The Breakfast Box by the Basket Case Gift Shop

This petite dejeuner gift has all the fixings for a great start to your day. It includes your choice of Metropolis Coffee or Rishi Tea, a Stonewall Kitchens jam, Sister Bees honey, and a kitchen spreader.


Soap by Nature's Trace Co.

Starts at $7
Small batch soap, made on a micro-farm. You can choose from individual soaps to pre-wrapped gift sets.

Haven Handmade Placemats

Placemats by Haven Handmade

A pair of handmade placemats will brighten anyone’s table for many seasons to come! Choose from many different colors and fabrics, including festive holiday prints and luxurious linen blends.

Visibility Arts Rocks Glass

Visibility Arts Rocks Glass from Planet Access and All Visibility Arts

This item is special because the design was created by one of the individuals we serve at Search. Visibility Arts is part of Search that provides hands-on studio and art classes for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Chicagoland.

Hidden Folk Incense

Hidden Folk Incense from Fleur

Made with pure essential oils, hand bound bundles of 20. Available in five scents.

drink local chicago coasters

Drink Local Chicago Coaster - by a. favorite design

Chicago has an amazing skyline with epic architecture. we also have an epic craft beer scene. our city is host to over fifty craft breweries. lucky us! show your Chicago pride with these super thick, absorbent drink local coasters, featuring a few famous buildings and a beer bottle as Chicago architecture.

Chicago Skyline Greeting Cards

Chicago Skyline Greeting Cards, Pack of 2 by HJillustration

$10 with free shipping
This limited-run all occasion card pack features HJillustration artwork, "Chicago Skyline", which is inspired by the gorgeous view of the Chicago skyline, seen from the southern end of North Avenue Beach on Lake Michigan. Includes 2 A7 (5" x 7") greeting cards with coordinating white envelopes. Blank inside.

Gold plated layering necklace clasp

Gold Plated Layering Necklace Clasp by Coco and Peach Jewelry

Are you loving that layered necklace look but tired of tangles and knots? Are you creative and want to make your own layered look instead of a pre-made one? Meet your Neck's Best Friend, the ultimate helper for your necklace challenges. Wear up to three necklaces with this little number and you'll have a tangle free and stylish experience.

The Audrey Clip

The Audrey Clip - by Iris Trends

Iris features jewelry artists that Audrey, the owner and founder of Iris Trends has personally built relationships with - as the story behind the jewelry, the materials they use, and the journey of the artist is as compelling as the pieces themselves. She hand-selects every piece in the Iris Collection, made by independent designers who specialize in their craft and medium. Baby pink marbled colored acrylic hair clip designed by Vintage Royalty of Chicago.

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