10 Thoughtful and Practical Birthday Gifts under $15

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For those times when you want to give more than a birthday card without breaking your budget, here are ten thoughtful gifts under $15 for someone’s special day that are also practical!

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1. Laptop/Smartphone Camera Cover

Cyber spying is on the rise. These laptop and smart phone camera covers give the gift of privacy and can easily fit in a birthday card envelope. The slim size allows most laptops to close without a gap and the sliding closure opens easily when you choose to use your camera. $7.88 at Amazon.

2. "Be Strong & Courageous" Brown Flexcover Journal - Joshua 1:9

This popular and simple journal is just the right size for men or women to bring along with them to church or Bible studies. Each lined page includes a line from Scripture, and an attached ribbon page marker makes it easy to find where you last left off journaling. $7.79 at Amazon.

3. Tea Bags Sampler Assortment, 48 Individual Flavors Of Stash Teas

This tea bag sampler of 48 Stash tea flavors packed in a lovely gift box is the perfect gift for helping the recipient figure out which teas they like best. The set is also nice to have on hand for guests when hosting an event. $14.99 at Amazon.

4. Mobile Phone Wallet Case, Compatible with iPhone XR/ 10R

This PU leather back case/wallet has a minimalist profile that protects your phone and provides two slots to store your credit card, ID, or cash, along with a variety of available colors. (For a Samsung Galaxy S8 case with a built-in stand feature click here.) $13.97 at Amazon.

5. My Sermon Notes Journal: An Inspirational Worship Tool To Record, Remember And Reflect: Modern Calligraphy and Lettering

This well-designed, feminine-style journal provides two pages for each sermon/Bible study with individual sections to write the Scripture passage, notes, takeaways from the sermon or study, weekly prayer requests, and any upcoming events. $6.29 at Amazon.

6. Vastar Magnetic Wristband

Looking for a birthday gift for the DIY special someone in your life? Check out this handy magnetic wristband from Vastar with five powerful magnets for holding screws, nails, bolts, and other small metal items. $9.99 at Amazon.

7. COUCKE French Jacquard Cotton Kitchen Dish Towel Paris Collection, Bistro PJ, 20-Inches by 30-Inches

Help your friends add a little French flair to their kitchens with this lovely 100 percent cotton dish towel featuring French Jacquard weaving. A wonderful present on its own, you can also wrap this around a bottle of wine or an additional gift as fits the occasion. $14.99 at Amazon.

8. Kenz Laurenz No Crease Elastic Ribbon Ponytail Holders Hair Bands, Prints and Solids, 100 Ties

These pretty elastic-ribbon ponytail holders are so much more comfortable than traditional elastic ones and come in a wide variety of colors and patterns. Gift the whole package or divide them up into bundles for several recipients based on their favorite palettes. 10.98 at Amazon.

9. JennyM Bible Verse Memory Cards with Keepsake Box 

Some days are more of a struggle than others. Having one or more of these handy Bible verse cards in their wallet to read or work on memorizing can help your friend/family member get through a difficult time and remind them of God’s trustworthiness in all things. $10.99 at Amazon.

10. Barvivo Drink Coasters, Set of 8

Your gift recipient will be thankful to have these flexible and slip-resistant coasters in their home as they are suitable for a variety of table surfaces, including wood, granite, glass, soapstone, sandstone, marble, and stone. They’re dishwasher safe too! $13.94 at Amazon.

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