Yeah, we all know the feeling, we’ve probably been through it hundreds of times. Yep, I’m talking about wanting to get something really cool, yet being on a tight budget. In the usual case, most people would give up and try to save up for later.
What if I told you that it’s very much possible to get cool stuff under $25? By cool stuff, I mean rare and funky items you can buy for yourself and your friends or family. You might be having trust issues here. “How can something awesome be bought with just a few bucks?”
Well, I’ll let this large list of cool options below speak for themselves. I’m pretty sure you’ll find just the right product that’ll satisfy your shopaholic soul.
We will start with a list of amazing cool stuff under 25 dollars to 10 dollars. After that, we will dive into fun, funky, and cool stuff under 10 dollars only!
The Exclusive Lineup of 30 amazing cool stuff under $25
Here’s a tip, look through each of these items to see what exactly they can do for you. Striking one out just because it seems apparently uncool is “Uncool.” Whether you’re an aesthetic person, a total geek, or someone who likes handy stuff, I’m pretty sure you’ll come across something nice on this exclusive list of coolest stuff under $25!
May the food be with you! I mean, how cool is this thing? It’s a bit on the funny side, but dishing out noodles with a pair of lightsabers can in no way be boring. Plus, if you want to be on the dark side, there are red variants as well.
The sabers are powered by 3 x LR41 batteries and can be replaced by a little unscrewing. If the bright lights seem a bit too much, you can even turn them off with a push of a button.
Ho ahead! Light up the galaxies… I mean bowl with the power you hold at your fingertips.
With a diameter of 71 Inches, Jorbest Burritos Tortilla Blanket promises to fulfill your wild dreams of being a burrito. To top it off the 285 GSM Soft Flannel fabric should feel pretty darn comfortable. All you have to do is, beware of hungry individuals while you’re at it.
As funny as this blanket seems, the quality is actually top-notch. This thing is made to last long with double-sided printing and the latest sewing technology.
“Oh honey, I’ll tear down the moon for you!” Raise your hands if you’ve heard this one before. Well, it’s not the real moon, but just the right kind for the price. To make it look even nicer, there’s a hand holding it. Every lover’s dreams come true (Blush blush)
Jokes apart, the lamp itself can run for 8-10 hours on a single charge. It has a nice aura part from the aesthetic value in general. The brightness can be adjusted too. A nice item for room decorations I’d say.
Who says adding stuff to your drinks can’t be interesting? Test your mettle with the hoop that’s attached to the mug. Toss marshmallows into cocoa and sugar cubes into your tea like a pro. Put those NBA superstars to shame.
Take note that this mug is a bit oversized. With the measurements of 6.5″ L x 5″ W x 4.5″ H, it can really hold a lot of coffee, ice cream, or whatever you choose to put in it. However, the hoop diameter is a whole different story. But I think you’ll be up for the challenge.
If your friend loves their drink hot then this is the gift for them. Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer warms coffee, tea, chocolate milk, and anything your friend drinks. It’s easily cleanable. This 17-watt mug warmer has a long cord so that it can be moved with ease. Your friend will be thankful to you for this gift.
This thing is for those dreamers who always wanted to smash their way to outer space. Hey, it doesn’t hurt to dream right? This Wallpaper Decor for home walls can actually offer an awesome view. It literally looks like you’re looking at the cosmos through the crack of your walls.
Stick it onto the bedroom floor. You might even confuse some trespassers. These decals can be a nice addition to your kid’s walls too. Plus, it’s made of high-quality non-toxic PVC. So, you can feel at ease regarding the safety department.
After delving into the bizarre and cool dimension, let’s take a look at something really really cute. If you love cat’s you’ll definitely adore these cat refrigerator magnets. These four-legged buddies come in a pack of six.
Be it your refrigerator, cabinet, or locker, these sweet little munchkins will definitely brighten up your day. You can even hold thick photos steady as the magnets are pretty strong. A functional yet decorative addition to your office room or household.
I’ve often asked myself, “Just how much time did I spend in the toilet?” If you’ve done the same, then this little thing here is definitely worth looking at. This might actually keep you on track. I mean, spending more than 5 minutes in the toilet can be a bit absurd. No matter how heavy your diner was.
If you’re the boss of your office, you can actually keep your employees in the rush with this intimidatingly cool timer. Time is money and you shouldn’t pay much for 5 minutes wasted!
Talk about wicked sick! This handy little tool can pull off loads of tasks. Each of its functions can and will come in handy in your everyday ventures for sure. The best bit about it is, it can be used as a weapon of self-defense. An inexpensive survival gear is always great to have just in case you get into a tight spot.
This pen can really be mightier than any average sword. Also, the black aluminum finish gives the whole thing a classy touch.
At this point, you might be thinking I’m really hung up on the five-minute thing. But come on, just look at this thing. It can really be handy during any pop quiz in your class. Yeah, watches are great. But hourglasses are way cooler. 10
This shock-resistant hourglass timer is made of durable PVC, high borosilicate glass, sea sand, and protective cover. It means, this’ll be really hard to break.
Here you are with another handy little toolset that’s bound to prove useful in certain situations. In your search for cool stuff on amazon within 25 dollars, why not look for efficiency and value at the same time?
It’s a tactical multitool pocket set. But be careful with the knife. It’s sharp. The kit doesn’t consume much space and can easily be stored inside your pocket. Portability at its finest.
If you’re a secretive person and want to store stuff… secretly, then this might just be the thing for you. Be it jewelry, cash or any other valuables, no one’s gonna guess that you stacked it behind your analog clock. Sneaky!
The simplistic design makes it easy to hang and open. Powered with a single AA battery, the clock requires three screws to be hanged. A fine addition to our list of the coolest possible stuff within a budget.
Ever wanted a helping hand while taking a dump? Well, now you can have 8. This eight-legged dude hands you toilet paper like it’s his everyday duty. Plus, the details on the thing are pretty impressive. The antique silver finish also gives a nice finish to it.
You can tug on some toilet paper and fulfill your fantasies of saying, “Release it! You Kraken!” That was pretty lame I admit. However, that doesn’t change the decorative value the product can add to your toilet.
What can be more awesome than a glowing crystal ball? A Charmander in a Pokeball! The coolness level of this thing just crossed 10,000. The engravings inside the crystal ball bring out stunning visual effects. The whole thing looks pretty darn nice, to be frank.
Oh, and you’ll need three-button batteries to run it. The first batch will be included in the box. If you want an amazing night light for a Pokémon fan, it can’t get any better than this.
Since everyone’s wearing a mask, why not make it a bit more interesting? Said SAFEBAO. And here we are with a multi-color illuminated mask. No joke, it really does light up. But keep in mind, it’s more of a party wear rather than safety gear.
Here’s a small tip. DO NOT put the mask in the water. Unless you want to bid farewell to the lighting features. Apart from that, you’re all set to go and light up the party.
What’s the point of having drinks without a bit of cinematic feel to it? Nothing beats the look of a glass that has a running bullet piercing through it. Wow the onlookers while you sip on your favorite drink with a Real 0.308 Bullet integrated into the glass’s body. Live dangerously!
It’s basically an 11oz glass. Minus a few drops due to the bullet. A worthwhile sacrifice for the show that it puts up. Don’t worry, your drink won’t be exposed to the lead. So, cheers!
I really don’t know what purpose life has if not pickled up with a couple of laughs. Yes, you read that right, this is a friggin Yodelling Pickle. That’s not all, it does quite a good job at what it’s supposed to do. They even included the batteries for you to have hours of mindless entertainment.
Why visit the alps when you have a pickle to give you the feel of it at home? That’s it, I really don’t have much more to say about this weird little toy. It really speaks/ sings for itself!
Is it just me or does this thing have a really strong Super Mario feel to it? Stomp those baddies in your Nintendo console with these super cool and comfy slippers on. Needless to say, it’s inspired by the legendary piranha plants.
As for the comfort bit, it’s made of super soft flannel, stuffed with 100% pp cotton. Joined together, it can even be used as a plush toy. Two points in one jump!
This funny lobster claw oven mitt is perfect for your cooking enthusiast friend. This oven mitt is totally realistic looking with vibrant colors and a perfect claw shape. This gift will definitely make your friend laugh.
This claw oven mitt is made with cotton & ideal for light-duty use. This will be a funny conversational starter for your friend at their parties. 25
Remember those lightsabers we started off with? Well, the force is still at risk. Embrace your dark nature with this apron that says, “They call me, Darth baker.” Well, they’ll generally assume you’re going to burn your cake or make chocolate brownies at best. It really doesn’t get darker than that.
The apron is made of 35% Cotton- 65% Polyester and has two pockets for your convenience. If you know what’s cooking in Star Wars, this might be the best addition to your kitchen as of yet.
Don’t try to convince me by saying that the alien on the side of the ashtray isn’t a sarcastic creep. He’s smoking right in front of you to remind you that smoking is harmful to humans and not him. Apart from brooding over extraterrestrial hostility, the product actually looks pretty darn cool.
The round-shaped 4-inch tray can fit just fine on your desk or coffee table. The multicolor design really looks appealing and can be a nice addition to your office’s smoking zone as well.
My tastes seem to get deadlier and deadlier. From bullets to Gun Mugs, I seem to love them all. I bet you’ll probably love them too. What’s not to like about this little baby here? It’s a gun! But a mug! The lethal design is the main selling point of the mug. Putting that aside, it’s basically ceramic whiteware.
Shoot a bullet through your Monday’s boredom with this coffee mug. Hold it like a pro and strive like a gangsta!
These cuddly cats are going to put a wide smile on your friend’s face. If your wine lover friend always forgets their own glass while partying for too long then this is the perfect gift for them.
The cuddly cats come in 6 different colors so that it’s easily identifiable which drink is whose.
These cats hug the bottom of the wine glass which looks super cute.
Is your friend a crazy star wars fan? Then this R2D2 USB flash drive is the best gift for them. Flash drives are necessary items that can often get lost due to their small size.
This cute little R2D2 won’t get lost because of its unique shape. Your friend will love to own one of these. The memory size is also great to make it usable.
Well, there’s nothing to fool around about an iOttie car mount. These things are generally well built and serve the purpose very well. It offers stability and an impressive build quality at just the right price.
To make things easy, there’s a patented easy to use one-touch mechanism that allows quick one-hand open and close functionality. It can practically hold all phone and case combos within the measurements of 2.3 inches to 3.5 inches. The faux leather material gives off a premium feel to it as well.
Gift this budget-friendly cute color-changing mug that changes into multiple smiley faces. This funny mug will definitely make your friend’s morning better.
The color change is activated with heat.
The mug will make funny faces at your friend when you apply hot liquid into it. Your friend will be able to keep the coffee heat in check just by looking at the mug and they will never have to drink coffee that’s at the wrong temperature again.
Let’s finish this off with yet another Mario-inspired product. The warp pipe really looks like it’s been teleported straight from the classic game itself. It’s not just looks; this bottle cooler can actually keep your drinks cool for hours to come.
It’s made of insulated foam and fits basically any bottle. This thing can be great at parties and the perfect gift for gamers who’re desperate to save princess peach from her peril.
This is the cutest panda mug for your panda-loving or “Kung Fu Panda” movie fan friends. The cuteness of this ceramic mug will make you smile.
This mug comes with an equally cute panda spoon so that your friend can mix & swirl their drink easily. The spoon sits perfectly on the mug with its cute little panda hands so no worries about the spoon dropping inside the mug.
Having a father’s gift on the list never hurts. This mug will definitely put a smile on his, well, mug. To be very honest, the mug isn’t the special thing here. It’s the blunt message. I’ve known few dads who are actually shy about letting out the gas while being in their comfy home.
This mug actually rings the fart bell in your mind, doesn’t it? I say, it’s the nicest possible gift for your old man with a nice comic twist to it.
If you’re looking for something fun and freaky, you’ve hit the right spot. The medic-themed lunch box can actually cause micro heart attacks that’ll lead to obvious giggles in turn. The Genuine Fred E. M. T. insulated tote is a fan favorite for those who prefer good quality with a good laugh.
Remember, whatever is written on the box, the 9. 75 x 7. 5 x 6. 25-inch box is meant to keep food, not actual human livers.
28 Cool Stuff Under 10 Dollars
Okay, so far, we have seen the funky and cool stuff that are under $25 but over $10. Now, it’s time for even more fun!
Let’s see the finest line-up of products, gifts, and cool stuff under 10 dollars only!
This product here is the answer to those who think hair grooming can’t be compact, edgy, and stylish at the same time. You read the name right. This is a damn switchblade folding pocket comb! Haters beware. 10
As expected, it unfolds with the press of a switch. It’s even equipped with a lock switch to prevent accidental release. This 9-inch-long accessory has style written all over it. With a folded length of five inches, it can easily fit inside your pocket.
They say cats can keep your life from falling apart. Well, if that’s even remotely true, this kitty cat here can definitely hold your clothes from falling down on the floor. The nice little door hanger can take weights up to 20 pounds. Now that’s one strong feline. 10
This baby here can literally be installed in seconds. Being approximately 9.84 inches long x 6 inches wide x 1.75 inches high, it can easily fit the back of your door. Get this mighty little kitty to hold your clothes and towels at a really affordable price.
This Tetris set of 49 pieces can be a fun gift for both adults & kids over 6 years.
Kids will love matching the colorful pieces & the magnet will prevent kids from making a mess. Adults will be nostalgic to get this gift as it will invoke childhood memories. These magnets can be attached in many places such as fridges, school lockers, office whiteboards, etc.
Apart from the analog clock wall compartment thing, this has to be the fakest and sneakiest thing on the list so far. This key holder literally looks and feels like a rock. Even you might get confused about which rock you put your key in. Let alone thieves. 10
It’s easy to place (secretively) among shrubs of other vegetation too. Not to mention, it’s wind and weatherproof. One of the coolest possible ways to hide your backdoor keys ever.
These dog-shaped silicon molds for ice cubes will surely make your friend laugh. This will be the conversation starter for your friend’s parties. I mean who can see a dog-shaped ice cube and not ask any question about it!
The ice cubes can be removed from the mold easily. The mold is made up of 100% food-grade silicone so it’s totally safe to use.
Know a friend who is a pasta lover & obsessed with dinosaurs? Well, then this Pastasaurus pasta server is the best gift for them.
This gift is equally funny & usable. This will entertain your friend & their guests every time they serve pasta. This can be used as a toy for kids as well. This server is dishwasher friendly so it’s easy to use & clean.
Photographers say “Smile & say cheese!” before taking a picture but your cheese lover friend will do that in real life when they get this adorable cheese board as a gift.
This heart-shaped cheese cutting board will melt your friend’s heart. The bamboo used to make this board is of high quality & durable. It’s perfect to showcase at any party.
This sticker of the United States building is perfect for any Macbook Pro Air Mac 13″ user. This sticker is very aesthetically pleasing and includes famous monuments such as Golden Gate Bridge, Empire State Building, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and others.
This will help protect the laptop as its waterproof, dustproof & oil-proof. It is easily removable & the sticker perfectly complements the apple logo.
This is the sweetest gift you can give to your music enthusiast friend who loves playing guitar. This guitar pick is 22 gauge in size & the material is stainless steel. You can customize any message in the pick.
It will be a perfect keepsake for your friend. It comes in an adorable organza bag so you won’t have to worry about the packaging of the gift.
This cute battery-operated LED cactus light is super cute. It will a nice addition to your friend’s home décor. This cactus light can be hanged on the wall or placed on the table.
It will give a cute green touch to your friend’s décor. It’s very eye-catching and your cactus fanatic friend will love it.
Why settle for an average wristband when you can have something way more efficient? Made with 1680D ballistic polyester, this magnetic wristband is especially embedded with ten strong magnets. It also includes two small pockets where the plastic parts are meant to be placed. 10
If you’re into craftsmanship, you’ll be glad to know that small metal objects, small tools, screws, nails, and a whole bunch of other stuff can easily be placed inside the band. Plus, the breathable mesh and lightweight design make it really comfortable to wear.
Who doesn’t love to sweeten their life & foods? If you have a friend with a sweet tooth then this is the gift for them. This sugar & sweetener holder is stylish and adds a lovely touch to the existing décor.
It’s an organizer’s dream gift. The design of this holder is modern, simple & clean.
This bamboo Kung Fu-shaped cell phone is the ideal gift in these quarantine days. We are all mostly at home spending time with our phones more than ever. It’s tiring to hold the phone with your hands all the time.
A cell phone stand will be the perfect gift for your friend. The craftsmen ship of this bamboo piece is great.
The ever ongoing debate of adding cereal before milk or milk before cereal will probably never end but the main concern has always been about the sogginess of the cereal. Now there is a Godsend bowl that keeps your cereal always crunchy.
There is a chance of you becoming your friend’s favorite person if you gift them this anti-soggy cereal bowl. This bowl can be used for other food products as well.
This eco-friendly slow brew sloth tea infuser is perfect to make an ideal cup of tea.
It’s the perfect gift for any tea lover. The sloth shape of the infuser is cute & funny. We all feel like a sloth sometimes. This will put a wide smile on your friend’s face for sure.
This item is non-toxic & reusable. Your friend will enjoy a great cup of tea without any waste.
If your friend is a heavy sleeper then this motion-activated toilet night light is for them. Nobody likes to face the full glare of light half asleep.
This toilet light is motion-activated. So no hassle of looking for the light switch & fully wake up in the middle of the night. This light is heavy water-resistant and can be cleaned using regular household products.
This very aesthetically eye-pleasing vinyl sticker of a wolf gives a vibe of power & beauty. Your friend will love to own it. The wolf is designed in a modern art setting which looks pretty chic. The life of this sticker is between 3 to 5 years.
It’s a total steal for the price. The small size of the sticker makes it perfect for phones, helmets, laptops, etc.
Well, as basic as this may look and sound, it can actually be a very good replacement to the real thing. Minus the hassle and fire hazard probabilities. Straight out of the box you’ll get 24 pieces of LED tea light candles. It’ll work just fine if you want to create that romantic environment for your partner. 10
You can sleep at ease without having to worry whether you blew out the candles or not. The interesting part is, the high-capacity CR2032 batteries make these last for about 100 hours. Now that’s something!
I’ve never bar cards game is a mixture of never have I ever & truth or dare games. It’s an outrageous drinking game perfect for college students.
This game will reveal so many secrets of your friend group with its 110 questions. You & your friend will have a blast playing this game. It’s a perfect gift for a friend who likes to drink & party.
These beautiful chilling stones are perfect for chilling a drink without spoiling it with ice water.
If your friend is a person who enjoys a drink then this is the best gift for them. These grey chilling stones are reusable and come in a pouch.
It will preserve the flavor of any drink while keeping it cool. These chilling stones are made up of natural soapstone.
If your friend is into artistic stuff, loves doodling, painting then it is the perfect gift for them. Your friend will be able to recreate 12 vintage posters, with this sticker, one at a time. This will be a perfect time pass for your artsy friend. These posters celebrate romantic places such as the Taj Mahal from India, canals & gondolas of Venice, Japan’s cherry blossoms, etc.
This cute mouse door stop wedge is perfect for your mouse-loving friend. This mouse creates an adorable humming sound and the design is super cute.
It’s not suitable for heavy doors. Your friend can wedge it underneath the door. It can also be used as a decorative item beside the desktop or in the car.
Let’s admit, babies are cute. But not always. Especially when they need to be pacified. This little pacifier helps you to bring the cuteness back on. Quacks are better than screams I always say. If you like cute duckies, then you’ll love your baby even more with this adorable little toy. 10
The ABS + High-Grade Silicone material is safe and non-toxic for the baby. Also, the Silicone Orthodontic Nipple is a nice addition that really makes you feel secure.
This adorable & realistic-looking shark bite coolie is perfect to keep the drink cold. It’s ideal for can sodas.
Your friend will love it & find it extremely funny. It’s made up of foam material so it’s easily bendable & not hard. The teeth of the shark clinging to the can gives a fun look to it.
Is your friend an electronics fanatic? Always trying to fix phone, tablet & other electronic gadgets? Then this is the perfect gift for them. This multipurpose precision screwdriver set is useful, handy, and totally affordable.
You are going to inspire your friend to become a great technician with this gift.
Do you have a friend who is a nerd and loves to play with words? Well, this is the best alphabet book for them. It takes a look into the bizarreness of the English language e.g. “gnat” starting with G but “knot” starting with N. Your geeky friend will love spending their time exploring this book.
Everyone loves traveling. Although we are stuck at home right now, we can make future plans of traveling when this coronavirus situation goes away. If your friend is a travel enthusiast then this is the perfect gift for them. It will give them hope for a better future filled with traveling.
These humorous moody cards are going to make your friend chuckle. These affordable cards come with blank boards & erasable pens so that your friend write their own funny message. These funny, moody quotes will light up your friend’s mood after a heavy day of work. They will be able to greet people with humor using these cards.
A Cool Finish
We’ve gone through an array of budget-friendly items that can easily impress the right person. Truth be told, not everyone’s gonna be impressed by just about anything. That’s why I went a bit out of the box to offer you the most radical and awesome choices I could come up with.
Be it a gift for a friend, or something you want to get for yourself, my list of cool stuff under $25 and cool stuff under $10 should have something you’re looking for. Don’t let your limited budget stop you. Happy shopping! Shop. Gift. Repeat!Favorite