Whether it’s for Christmas, birthdays or other special occasions, choosing the perfect gift can be tough – especially when you don’t know how much you should be spending.
Here are 10 modern gifts for every budget so you can give something great each and every time.
Personal Temperature-Control Bracelet
At $295, this modern gift is tailored to the higher budgets and will catch the eye of everyone that sees it. The Embr Wave Temperature-Control Bracelet looks like a smartwatch but acts as a personal thermostat, improving comfort through dynamic heating and cooling.
It triggers a natural response in your body to make you feel 5°F warmer or cooler overall so is great for when you need to cool off or escape the winter chill. It also connects with its own mobile app so you can control it remotely too.
Self-Watering Plant Pot
Do your friends or family love their garden but find it tough to find time to look after their plants? Then no look no further than this awesome modern gift.
The self-watering plant pot does all the work for you. Simply fill the reservoir with water and the pot will see that the plants only absorb what they need. There are a number of sizes, ranging from fitting a couple of mini cactuses to containing potted azaleas or ferns.
With prices starting at $34, there’s plenty to be excited about.
Reusable Water Bottle
There are lots of reusable water bottles available on the market – and with that comes a wide range of prices. Typically for a high-quality model, you’re looking at anything north of $20 but you don’t have to fork out a fortune.
For example, the Kool8 water bottle is available for $25 and is one of the best-selling in the US. It’s fully insulated and highly durable, making it perfect for going to the gym, down to the beach or just out and about.
It’s super sleek and you’ll be jealous you aren’t getting one for yourself! Check it out here.
Gemini Espresso Maker
For those you know that can’t go without their morning coffee (or throughout the day for that matter) this Gemini espresso maker makes the ideal gift. At $45, it’s also great value,
Add water and espresso grounds into the bottom chamber. Then place both cups on the platform, start it up and they’re ready to go. Since it’s a twin, they can get that extra shot for double the pleasure.
This works even better if you know that their partner also loves a good brew – they’ll both feel satisfied and ready to tackle the day ahead.
Temperature Control Kettle
For your friends that aren’t keen on coffee but still love other hot drinks, you should get them a temperature control kettle.
With smart features like variable temperature control that contains a built-in brew stopwatch and a range of temperatures from 105°F to 212°F, it’s ideal for making the perfect cup of tea or hot chocolate.
And with a modern, minimalist design, it can fit in most kitchens so there is no need to worry about it not matching with the decor of the room – matte black goes with pretty much anything.
Unique Custom Starmap
This next modern gift is perfect for giving couples on their anniversary or as a unique wedding gift. The Twinkle in Time unique custom star map shows what the night sky would look like on that specific day.
The universe tells so many stories and is just as romantic as it is mysterious.
In terms of budget, it is very much affordable so if you are struggling for an idea, this is certainly something that will be remembered.
Smart Jump Rope
For those of you that have friends or family that love smart tech and fitness, this gift combines them both to create something great.
The smart jump rope uses LEDs show how many jumps you make while working out. This keeps you focused on the jumping rather than counting, pushing you to go longer. The technology ensures you get a more efficient workout. Pair it with the mobile app for further features.
At $80, it’s a bit pricey but for the fitness fanatic, it pays its worth back in no time at all.
Smart Bike Helmet
Staying on the theme of smart technology, the smart bike helmet will soon be a must-have for all cyclists on the road so get ahead of the curve.
It comes with built-in Bluetooth speakers that allow the cyclist to use their phone hands-free to make phone calls or listen to music, while lights installed in the back indicate to drivers when they brake or make a turn.
At $170, it’s one of the priciest items on this list but you can’t put a price on safety.
While classic in thought, the custom t-shirt can make a great modern gift for every budget. Customize it how you like so when your friends or family open it up for the first time, they’ll be full of emotions.
Whether it’s a play on words to make them laugh or a printed photo to fill them with joy, custom t-shirts are great for any occasion so always be sure to have them in your list of gift ideas.
At places like ScreenPrintThis custom apparel, you can create any t-shirt you desire. And with no minimum order, you can even create matching t-shirts for you and all your friends.
This final gift combines the gift of light with the gift of sound for the perfect modern household gift. The LED Lantern Speaker looks and acts just like a hurricane lamp but sync it up to your phone via Bluetooth and enjoy up to seven hours of your favorite songs and albums.
It sits great on top of a coffee table or next to the television in the living room. Since it’s controlled by an app, you don’t need to get up and turn it on.
It also works great on the road or in the outdoors so your friends can use it anywhere they need to set the mood.
This guest post comes from Codrin Arsene at Digital Authority Partners