Novelty gifts are great items to purchase to make your friend or family member smile. From funny doormats to "magical" faucets, there is surely something you can find that will fit his or her personality. When picking out a cheap novelty gift, consider your friend or family member's hobbies or lifestyle, and choose an item accordingly.
Fun Cat Coffee Mugs with Lids
For the cat lover in your circle, consider the Fun Cat Coffee Mugs with Lids. This six-piece set includes two 340gr ceramic mugs with matching "cat head" lids and spoons that conveniently double as the end of the cat tail. The Fun Cat Coffee Mugs are microwave safe but must be hand-washed. The price for this item is £9.70 as of 2010.
Electronic Money Jar Bank
Want to help your recipient save for a rainy day? The Electronic Money Jar Bank has a digital readout that recalculates your savings with each coin you add. Your recipient will always know just how much change he has with this technologically enhanced and upgraded piggy bank. The lid twists off when you're ready to cash in. This money jar requires two AA batteries. As of 2010, the Electronic Money Jar Bank was £5.10.
Faucet and Bucket Illusion Fountain
Do you have a joker on your hands? Help him keep people guessing with the Faucet and Bucket Illusion Fountain. The faucet looks as though it's floating in mid-air while releasing an even stream of water into an old bucket that never seems to overflow. Your friend will love the calming sounds of running water. The Faucet and Bucket Illusion Fountain is £11.0 as of 2010.
Grandma Upright Vacuum Cleaner Cover
Does your friend have a smaller home or little storage? The Grandma Upright Vacuum Cleaner Cover is a great way to dress a vacuum that she doesn't have room to store. Simply place the "Grandma" over the vacuum, and it hides the appliance. This cover will fit most vacuums and provide plenty of laughs. The Grandma Upright Vacuum Cleaner Cover is £11.60 as of 2010.
Glowing Metal Floral Sculpture
Does your recipient have a green fingers? Give her the beauty (without all the work) with this metal floral sculpture that glows through the night. The inside of the flower petals hold solar-powered LED lights that begin to glow at sunset or in a dark room. The four glowing flowers sit atop a metal base with vines and smaller flowers adding to the ambience. There is an on/off button and it requires an AA battery. As of 2010, the Metal Floral Sculpture is £7.10