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The Best Gifts For Your Best Babysitter — All Under $50!

Nov 22 2014 - 11:16am

Finding the perfect gift for your favorite babysitter or nanny is no easy task. It has to be personal, original, and reflective of just how much she means to you. We've come up with 17 thoughtful gift ideas that do just that — and nothing comes in at more than $50! Whether she's an artsy type, a gourmand, or a serious student, there's something for every kind of special sitter.

For the Sweet Tooth

Fill this Stoneware Owl Cookie Jar [1] ($20) with homemade treats for a thoughtful, delicious gift.

For the Neat and Tidy Nanny

She can keep her eyeglasses or sunnies protected in style with Jonathan Adler's needlepoint zebra glasses case [2] ($42). It is padded and has a soft velvet bag to ensure safekeeping!

For the Stylish Student

The vintage vibe of See Jane Work's Jadeite Desk Set [3] ($40) will add a touch of chic-ness to her desk.

For the Hostess With the Mostess

If she's been talking about the holiday soiree she's throwing with her best friends for the past month, these Kate Spade New York Happy Hour Glitter Coasters [4] ($35) are just the thing to add some special sparkle.

For the Artsy Traveler

The 2015 Travel the World calendar [5] ($26) from Rifle Paper Co. is inspired by vintage travel posters from around the globe.

For the Modernist

Dwell Studio's Faceted Vase [6] ($38) is just the right size for a single bloom and would be superelegant on a desk, bedside table, or vanity.

For the Chic Photographer

The handcrafted Watercolor Ikat Picture Frames [7] ($14-$17) are a timeless, stylish option for the nanny who loves her camera.

For the Foodie

The St. Helena Global Salt Trio [8] ($25) includes three 2.7-ounce jars of Himalayan, Grey Sea, and Black Hawaiian salts.

For the Busy Mom

If your nanny's a mother herself, she's sure to appreciate the Mom's One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book [9] ($10) — a great place to jot down the small, meaningful moments.

For the Streamlined Shopper

J.Crew's Striped Magic Wallet [10] ($23) is simple but striking and comes in two neon colorways.

For the Crafty Type

In Paper + Craft [11] ($20), Minhee and Truman Cho outline creative paper projects for frames, place cards, and more.

For the Cheeky Fashionista

Kate Spade's superslim 14k-gold plate Heart of Gold Bangle [12] ($33) features a subtle sentiment: "Heart of Gold" engraved on its interior.

For the Design Enthusiast

J.Crew Factory's large jewelry tray [13] ($20) is a serious steal that looks like it cost a whole lot more than it actually did.

For the Tech Addict

If your nanny is never far from her phone, she'll appreciate Echo's Echo Diamond-Stitch Tech Gloves [14] ($35). They come in a rainbow of colors for every taste and preferred palette.

For the Gardener

At just five inches tall, the colorful Pretty Pansy Vase [15] ($18) is a fun, versatile pick that can be used to display fresh blooms, pencils, or even toothbrushes.

For the Girl Who's Ready For Anything

Pinch Provisions has the cutest way to be prepared for anything and everything. Its Checkmate Minimergency Kit [16] ($16) fits stealthily into her handbag and includes everything from band-aids to stain remover and an emery board.

For the Beauty Buff

This trio of lip creams and sparkly pink bag [17] ($28) from Too Faced will become her holiday essential.

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