Let’s face it, we didn’t all do our shopping on Black Friday. Which means we’re now scrambling! At this point, time is running out so we’re needing some ideas for last minute gifts!
A Few of Your Favorite Things
Next time you’re at the drugstore pick up another tube of your favorite lipstick, mascara, nail polish, tea, candy, etc. and create your own “favorites” gift! Your friends will love to know they got some of your favorites!
Gift Cards for Shopping
An obvious choice, but still a good one! You can personalize it a bit by slipping the card inside a pair of cute gloves or a new coffee mug. If you don’t have time to get to the store most companies offer e-gift cards so your gift can be delivered right to their email! My favorites for e-gift cards? Sephora and Amazon.
Gift Cards for Services
Oil changes, hair cuts, manicures, lawn care, think outside the box! They’ll appreciate it!
Your Favorite Book
Grab a copy of your favorite book and write a personal note in the cover telling them why you love the book and think they’ll enjoy it too!
Make Your Own Gift Sets
A personalized gift basket is so fun! Pick a theme and run with! Booklover? Grab a giftcard to their favorite bookstore, a coffee mug, bookmark, throw blanket, and maybe even a book or two. Someone who loves to cook? Some recipe cards, kitchen towels, serving spoon and cookbook would be appreciated! Put the items in a pretty basket or bowel and you’re good to go!
Making a donation to someone’s favorite charity is another great option everyone can feel good about!
What are your last minute gift ideas?
Originally published on December 12, 2014
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