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Cheap Birthday Gifts

written by: chesanekc•edited by: Jason C. Chavis•updated: 6/29/2011

You are able to find some great birthday gifts for anyone special, that will fit your budget.

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    Birthdays are a time for celebration, and you want to make sure that you get a great gift for the person celebrating. Well there are great gift ideas that will please anyone and will not over extend your budget.

    Buy an inexpensive frame and put a picture of the recipient or the two of you in it. You can either buy the frame already how you want to give it, or you can buy a wooden or plastic frame and then decorate it to your liking.

    Buy a cheap teddy bear and a birthday balloon. Tie the balloon somewhere on the teddy bear for a special birthday wish. Who doesn’t loves teddy bears?!

    Bake a cake and write a special message for the recipient on the frosting. This may seem cliché or ordinary, but everyone loves receiving a birthday cake to help celebrate his or her day.

    Scented candles are a great and cheap gift. You can find many of them in crafts stores for a great price and there are many different sizes. Buy a few different sizes and place them in a basket. You can then wrap it with clear wrapping and tie the top with ribbon.

    If you have a friend or a family member who enjoys reading or writing, try buying a book for their birthday. If you buy online you can usually buy a book for a discounted price. You can also buy or make them a stationary set. Either buy a set that you think looks like the recipient or make your own by buying a note pad or cards and personalizing them with the recipient’s initials.

    There are a lot of places where you can find some fun jewelry to give to a friend. The jewelry does not have to be anything expensive, just something nice that you think your friend will enjoy.

    Birthday gift ideas are endless and if you really out your mind to it, you will be able to come up with some great birthday ideas to help celebrate your friend or family member's special day.