8 Cheap Gifts That Look Expensive

Wine and Glassware

221626323_bda4ffe406_zWine and glassware are two items that definitely have a luxe feel to them. Why not pamper your loved ones with a nice wine, beautiful glassware, or a cocktail set this holiday?

Crate and Barrel features an entire gift category for wine lovers, with highlights like a chic wine tote for only $15.96, a wine saver with stopper for $19.95, and a beautiful coffee table wine book for $24.95.

But best of all are these chic tags for only $2.95 that would tie any wine gift together stylishly!

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Desktop Accessories

3989577244_cf38796780_zDesktop accessories that look sleek and masterfully designed will win over anybody who has a home office, a desk work space, or computer area.

We love these document boxes for $19.99, ingenious staple-free staplers starting at $9.99, and these cord catches at $7.99.

If your gift recipient is imaginative, they're sure to like this petal photo display by Umbra for $24.99, which you can fill with photos of their loved ones for sentimental value.

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Quirky Vintage Items

3185503611_79148debeb_zVintage items always feel so kitsch! If you have a few hipsters in your life, they'll love getting funky items second- hand or from the thrift store. As long as you package it nicely, they'll feel like you gave them the perfect addition to their decor.

Who knows, your flea market find might turn into treasure one day!

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416878_211393018959651_960043643_nFor any girly-girl on your list, makeup is a must. The picture shows one of Sephora's best-selling makeup palettes by Urban Decay, which is $52 but a bargain; it's retail value is close to $300.

There are plenty of makeup sets, fragrance sets, and hair sets for every beauty lover on your list, with tons of variety to pick from here.

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Designer Knick-Knacks

5987211697_88e6f9ce1e_zAccessories are always a great route to take, especially designer ones. Wallets, keychains, baubles, and cases for smart devices such as tablets or cell phones, are much cheaper than apparel when it comes to expensive brands.

This leather phone sleeve from J. Crew for $29.50 is gorgeous, and another slightly more expensive gem is this $35 key ring from the high-end accessories store Henri Bendel.

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Luxe Stationary

6947577966_a856bf5af7_zWhy not give a loved one a beautifully bound journal? Take a look at this weathered and vintage-looking journal from Barnes and Noble, a steal for just $16.95.

You might also want to dig through Urban Outfitters or Anthropologie for some more unique and eccentric items.

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5941133611_460d730f04_zWhy not spoil the man in your life with a grill, or the woman in your life with time-saving and sleekly designed appliances and home decor items?

Your loved one can cook like Martha Stewart and look like a glamorous pinup star with these intricately designed imitation dress-aprons from Anthropologie, starting at $24. Or, grab a 22" backyard grill for $42. There are a myriad of cool gadgets available now such as these juicers and blenders, soda makers, and specialty appliances like popcorn machines, for a steal at Walmart.

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Lifestyle Gadgets

5668944943_3599ca69ee_zLifestyle gadgets are always a crowd pleaser, and there are tons of gifts you can get for under $50. If creature comforts are what you're after, give the gift of relaxation with these Sharper Image warming foot massagers for $39.99.

Another great gift is this heated shaving cream dispenser for the same price.

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