Gift Ideas for Stocking Stuffers

The challenge: Curating great gifts for under $50 each. Oh, and they’ve got to fit into Christmas Stockings. Aaaaand they’ve got to be unique, and perfectly suited to each person on your list.

Challenge accepted! Avid office-supply lovers know there’s a treasure trove of finds to be discovered here (and no, we don’t mean a year’s supply of printer paper… although TBH, that would be pretty darn useful, too!). From tech tools to cool décor hits, there is something for everyone.

Read on for 10 sweet stocking stuffers for everyone on your list.

1. Your Busy Bee Niece

It works anywhere, just like she does! A wireless laser mouse makes navigating webpages, documents and tables faster and more ergonomic for that remote worker, side hustler or traveller on your gift list. Logitech M510 Wireless Mouse, $49.99

2. Your Old-School Sibling

Help them FINALLY cut the cord with easy-breezy, wireless earbuds and in-ear headphones. Choose from sweat-resistant designs suited to running and exercise, fashion-y brights, or minimalist designs for working on the fly. Assorted Wireless Earbuds, Prices vary.

3. Your Hyper-Organized Teen

Type A’s, crafters, and anyone who’s aiming to get organized, will go nuts over this sleek, multi-font label maker. It’s ready to go right out of the stocking, with three label cassettes, so your giftee can jump on their 2020 labeling #goals. Dymo LetraTag Plus LT100H Label Maker Special Value Bundle Pack With 3 Label Cassettes, $41.79

4. Your Creative Tween

This design-it-yourself BPA-free tumbler helps reduce single-use plastic, while wowing bystanders with your giftee’s razzle-dazzle. Each kit includes a tumbler and straw, three design sheets, four gel markers and a dash of confetti. Crayola Creations Confetti Tumbler, $19.99

5. Your Office Spouse

It’s a universal law of the office that if you arrive at work with the perfect mug of coffee or tea, something will distract you, and you’ll return to a cup of lukewarm disappointment. Save the day with a desktop coffee warmer that keeps hot bevvies at the perfect temperature. Salton Mug Warmer, $20.79

6. Your Better Half

Avid artists and doodlers alike can see and even feel the difference. Indulge your partner’s creativity with this premium five-pencil sketch set, which includes 3mm-tip 6B, 4B, 2B, HB Respire and H Chat pencils in a reusable tin. Moleskine Drawing Pencil Set, $18.29

7. Your Always-On-The-Move Bestie

This Bluetooth-enabled speaker brings audio to go, with quality sound and LED illumination. Your giftee can jump on a speakerphone call, too, thanks to the built-in mic and digital-echo cancelling function. Who’ll love it? Party people, avid gardeners, hobbyists and home exercisers. Best part: the device squashes down to fit a pocket, bag or purse. iHome Collapsible Colour Changing Bluetooth Speaker, $34.99

8. Your Hipster Nephew

This metal desk light pairs nostalgic design with modern functionality, including a built-in USB port. Pair it with an Edison bulb for maximum retro appeal. Your recipient will appreciate your good eye, as they work on their screenplay deep into the wee hours of the night. General Supply Goods & Co Retro Glow Desk Lamp, $49.99.

9. The Office Gang

They may not be your IRL besties, but chances are you’ve got cubicle neighbours, study-group buds or coaching-team comrades, that you see on the regular. Acknowledge the gang with this inside-jokey mug set — one for each member of your #squad. CTG Brands Enamel-Look Mug With Fun Quotes, 6-Pack, $31.49

10. Teachers, Daycare Staff, Assistants, In-Laws & Other MVPs

Finally, for those who either: A/ Have everything, B/ Are known for exchanging everything, or C/ You appreciate but know next to nothing about… Choose from an assortment of versatile gift cards, including Staples, Tim Horton’s, Starbucks, Sephora, prepaid Visa and MasterCard, and more!

By Staples Canada

November 12, 2019