14 Gift Ideas That Seem Expensive, But Really Aren't

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During the holidays, it's natural to have the urge to splurge on gifts; after all, nothing is too good for our parents, siblings, spouses, and dear friends, right? However, a smart shopper should never financially overextend themselves, especially during the holidays.

But just because you can't blow a bundle on your loved ones doesn't mean that you can't still blow their minds. Trick them into thinking that you spent a lot by choosing gifts that have a high perceived value, and rake in the "ooooh, you shouldn't have!"s. Here are the top 14 items that seem more expensive than they reall