14 last minute gift ideas you can still get before Christmas
It’s December 24th, so you might have waited until the very last minute to cross the remaining gifts off your list. Or maybe you haven’t had a chance to start shopping until now. There is no need to panic.
While it’s too late for anything to be shipped to your door, you can take advantage of curbside pickup options and virtual gifts to avoid any further delays. Shop All Day contributor Chassie Post stopped by very early TODAY this morning to give you some last minute gift ideas you can have under the tree by tomorrow morning. Although these are last minute choices, you might be surprised at how thoughtful they are still.
Read on for inspiration for everyone on your list, including pets.
Be sure to check out the Shop TODAY 2021 Gift Guide to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list!
Christmas gifts that you can still get on time
DIY Beauty Basket Gifts
This mini roller won’t break the bank and can help deflate tired skin. They can use it on its own or massage the facial oils onto their skin using the roller.
Post used this loofah as a knot on the basket for a nice finishing touch! Plus, it’s something that they can actually use to exfoliate their dry skin in the winter.
Who couldn’t use a new set of makeup brushes? Throw it in the basket along with other affordable makeup products to complete your giveaway.
CVS Photo Gifts
You can order for same day pickup and give them a gift they can actually use.
A holiday puzzle is a great way to spend Christmas Day, but you can make it even more special by personalizing a puzzle with a picture of a special time in their life. Post says it’s perfect for the newly engaged couple or for grandparents with a new grandchild in their life. You can take a photo straight to Instagram or Facebook and have it printed over 252 pieces in one day.
They probably already have family photos all over the fridge, but with these, they never have to worry about them falling out.
If you are running out of ideas for the parent of the pet, gifting them something for their pet is a thoughtful way to go. It’s easy to walk to the store to throw some treats and toys in a stocking for the furry friend in your life.
These soft toys are fun for the dog who loves squeaky toys (and what dog doesn’t?)
How adorable is this cat-inspired stocking? It will work as more than a gift holder – they can also use it for years as a holiday decor.
The dog also deserves special treats! These peanut butter chunk flavored cookies are wheat, corn and soy free and feature a small ingredient list.
Think of this as a 2 in 1 gift. The bottom is stuffed with six toys filled with polyfill and catnip.
Gift card carousel
Enhance the presentation of your gift cards to wow your gift. Find trinkets and goodies that match the gift card for that special touch.
Post says you can complete this cookie-inspired gift card with a baking sheet and homemade cookies if you’re in a rush.
Fuego Box hot sauce subscription
Consider sending the hot sauce connoisseur in your life a Fuego Box gift card or a physical bottle of hot sauce with a subscription service. If you want to place it under the tree, grab a bottle of hot sauce from your local grocery store and tie the gift card to it with a knot. So !
Murray’s Classic Cheese Club of the Month
Post says it’s the gift that keeps on giving. The foodie in your life will be greeted with 3-4 expertly prepared cheeses each month, so there will always be something to look forward to. You can print the club welcome letter right at home, so you have a physical gift to present to them on Christmas Day. For an added touch, pair it with a cheese board and their favorite bottle of wine.
Spa day for small businesses
Visit the local salon or nail salon to offer them a gift card for a day at the spa. Brighten it up with a few bottles of nail polish or hair ties for a thoughtful touch.
Gifts that give back
Help the people you love help others, or help them give of themselves with these cute gifts.
It only takes a few small steps to deliver a gift that will have a big impact. Once you have selected your recipient, the amount you want to give and the desired delivery date, they can donate to the charity of their choice upon arrival; 100 percent of face value goes to charity, or you can print it out and place it in a gift box.
Disconnect the subscription
After the year we have had, everyone can enjoy a chance to relax and unwind. With an annual subscription, your giveaway can access over 850 videos from world-renowned mindfulness and meditation teachers specializing in relaxation and transformation. Post says she uses it every day and likes the price to drop to less than a dime a day. You can print the gift certificate or have it delivered directly to their inbox.
Still looking for the perfect gift? Be sure to check out Shop TODAY’s 2021 Gift Guide to buy for everyone on your list, including: