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Flat-Packed and Festive

Ikea is best known as a go-to for inexpensive furniture, but don't overlook it as a sleeper source for inexpensive gifts. The Swedish big-box behemoth sells classic toys, decor, food and drink, and even electronics that are bound to be a hit with everyone on your list — and, in most cases, no assembly is required (phew). Ready to play Ikea Santa? Be sure to check out our Ikea shopping tips before you go.

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Lättsåld Carafe Set
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Lättsåld Carafe Set

$10
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Sure, no one really needs this set of two stoneware penguin carafes, but they’re so adorable that any design lover won’t be able to resist. They can also be used as vases, or unexpected decorative accents. 

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Glittrig Candlestick Set, 3 ct.
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Duktig Play Kitchen
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Starttid Backpack
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Eneby Bluetooth Speaker
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Eneby Bluetooth Speaker

$49
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Gift this minimalist speaker to audiophiles who want a better way to listen to their favorite songs. It streams easily via Bluetooth and has an auxiliary cable connection for older devices.

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Lillabo Train Set
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Lillabo Train Set

$30
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A wooden train set will always be a childhood staple, but that doesn't mean you have to spend big on Thomas and his friends. Ikea's solid-beech version is compatible with most other train toys but much easier on the wallet.

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Dekorera Tray
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Upphetta Coffee Maker
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Symfonisk Speaker Lamp
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Symfonisk Speaker Lamp

$189
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Futuristic-looking lamps are nothing new at Ikea, but speaker lamps are. This is a mashup that's as functional as it is pretty, with a Sonos-compatible speaker standing in for a lamp base and a hand-crafted glass lampshade on top.

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Plufsig Folding Gym Mat
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Plufsig Folding Gym Mat

$30
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A gym mat is a great playroom addition for active little monkeys who may need a soft place to tumble or dance. It folds up easily when playtime is over.

Sylt Lingon and Sylt Blåbär Organic Jams
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Kvittera Serving Stand
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Kvittera Serving Stand

$18
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The hostess with the mostest will always appreciate another spot for appetizers, treats, or other finger foods. This three-tier server made of glass and stainless steel is neutral enough for most kitchens. More importantly, it's dishwasher-safe.

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Förtäring Drinking Straws
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Förtäring Drinking Straws

$4
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Stainless-steel straws are a stocking-stuffer must for anyone who’s trying to be a bit more eco-friendly by cutting down on plastic consumption. The colorful silicone tips on these three straws make them easier on the lips.

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Pelarboj LED Table Lamp
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Pelarboj LED Table Lamp

$25
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Perfect for a kid's nightlight, this pencil-shaped LED lamp with a 25,000-hour life can switch automatically between seven cheerful colors or stay on their favorite hue.

Nordmarke Triple Wireless Charging Pad
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Nordmarke Triple Wireless Charging Pad

$40
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This sleek charger can juice up three devices at a time, and the stylish cork border provides cushioning for expensive smartphones. An auto-dimming indicator light lets users know it's working.

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Undersöka Insulated Flask
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Undersöka Insulated Flask

$9
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This thoughtful stocking stuffer is leak-proof and made of insulated stainless steel that can keep drinks at the perfect temperature. The anti-slip surface is easy to grip, and the spout opens with one click of the top.

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Måla Easel
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Måla Easel

$20
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Budding artists will love a space to express themselves, and you'll appreciate reclaiming the kitchen table. This pine easel has a whiteboard and a chalkboard. Ikea also sells drawing paper that's a perfect fit.

Ingabritta Throw
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Bittergurka Watering Can
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Bittergurka Watering Can

$13
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Even if they don't have a green thumb, this stainless-steel watering can with a bamboo handle is so striking, it can sit out between those all-too-sporadic uses and become part of their decor.

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Cirkustält Play Tent
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Cirkustält Play Tent

$20
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Every kid needs a little hideaway for reading, coloring, or playing pretend, and this circus-themed play tent is easy to set up in the corner of a bedroom or playroom.

Vinter 2020 Wall Decoration
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Vinter 2020 Wall Decoration

$20
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This understated tree-shaped decor makes a lovely place to display photos or Christmas cards. Load it up with lights and ornaments for something a little flashier.

Isberget Tablet Stand
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Isberget Tablet Stand

$3
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This inexpensive but thoughtful gift is perfect for the person who takes their tablet everywhere. It will prop their screen at two convenient angles, great for media viewing, following a recipe in the kitchen, or getting work done more comfortably.

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Mula Abacus
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Mula Abacus

$10
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Tots can learn colors and numbers with this classic abacus. Made of solid birch and galvanized steel, it should be durable enough to withstand a little roughhousing, too.

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Arv Bröllop Cake Stand
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Arv Bröllop Cake Stand

$13
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Your favorite baker will love filling this classic cake stand with their latest tasty creation. It has an elegant glass dome that will look great on any countertop.

Lustigkurre Basket
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Lustigkurre Basket

$35
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Whether they need a place to stash magazines, firewood, throw blankets, or other clutter, this traditional basket made from nipa palm is up to the task. Sturdy handles make it easy to tote anywhere.

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Svensås Pegboard
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Svensås Pegboard

$10
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Give someone a new way to express themselves with this fun pegboard. It comes with 426 letters, numbers, and symbols, more than enough for their wittiest jokes, quips, and quotes.

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Jättelik Soft Dinosaur
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Jättelik Soft Dinosaur

$6
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If you’ve got a stuffed animal fan on your list, you can stretch your dollar further with Ikea’s wide selection of value-priced plush friends. This sweet 22-inch dino is also available in a larger size

Tärnaby Table Lamp
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Tärnaby Table Lamp

$25
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This LED lamp has a decidedly old-fashioned feel that stands out among Ikea's modern designs. A built-in dimmer means it can be true mood lighting.

Leka Baby Gym
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Leka Baby Gym

$35
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Buying for an infant? This adorable baby gym is classic and colorful. It's also sturdy enough to aid a tot who is standing up and taking those first wobbly steps.

Lurvig Cat Tunnel
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Lurvig Cat Tunnel

$7
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Don't forget to put something under the tree for the family pet. Ikea makes remembering your furry friends cheap and easy with favorites such as this foldable cat tunnel with an attached dangling ball.

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Skadis Pegboard
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Bygglek Lego Boxes
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Bygglek Lego Boxes

$10
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Granted, storage boxes aren’t usually coveted gifts, but when they’re Lego compatible like this set of three, the possibilities are endless. Kids can build directly on the boxes, neatly storing unused pieces inside. 

Vintersaga Mulled Fruit Drink
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Vintersaga Mulled Fruit Drink

$4
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Not everyone is a wine drinker, and this wintry blend of cinnamon, cardamom, and ginger is a perfect gift for your holiday host or hostess. It can be enjoyed cold or piping hot.

Skold Cushion Cover
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Skold Cushion Cover

$35
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Help them turn their home into a winter hideaway with this cozy sheepskin throw-pillow cover that would be right at home in any ski chalet.

Lustigt Cardboard Building Blocks, 24 ct.
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Lustigt Cardboard Building Blocks

$20 (24 ct.)
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Big enough for kids to build tall towers or sturdy forts, these whimsically designed corrugated cardboard blocks are the perfect tool for open-ended play.