Let’s face it: gift-giving can be tricky. With plenty of birthdays and holidays to celebrate each year, it’s natural to put off these dreaded shopping trips until the last minute. We all want to give our loved ones something special during these gift-giving occasions, but it can be tough to find something different among all of the ordinary options. If you’re frantically searching for a last minute gift for a friend, family member, or partner, don’t fret: we’ve rounded up some quality gifts you can order right now, which are sure to dazzle everyone on your list.
1. Greenline Goods Chemistry Whiskey Glasses
This set of whiskey glasses will wow any liquor buff (or science nerd) on your list. Each ten ounce glass is made of premium glassware and features a heavy base, but what really make these glasses unique are their one-of-a-kind sand etchings. Each glass features detailed etchings of the molecules found in whiskey and a short description of their contribution to the liquor, giving each swig of whiskey or bourbon out of one of these glasses a little something special.
2. Promptly Journals Compact Travel Journal
This sophisticated travel journal is a thoughtful gift for anyone who experiences more than a little wanderlust. Each journal contains travel prompts, placeholders for photos and mementos, and a world map to track destinations. Whether the recipient of this gift is a seasoned traveler or is currently a mere dreamer, this journal is sure to become a beautiful keepsake.
3. Homesick Scented Candles
Candles are always a foolproof gift idea, but consider one of these Homesick Scented Candles for something a little special. Each candle features unique scents that embody the essence of each particular state: Northern California has accents of pear, apple, clove, and cinnamon, while Florida features hints of citrus and bergamot. This is a great gift idea for college students and the recently relocated, giving them a little whiff of home.
4. The Voting Game Party Game
For the party-lover in your life, try this fun card game. The Voting Game includes up to ten people and has 160 question cards: each player must vote for who they feel is best described by each question card, and whoever gets the most votes by the end of the game wins. This is a fun way to get to know friends and family and is a great gift for anyone who enjoys hosting.
5. Luker Portable Suitcase Record Player
For the music lover in your life, dazzle them with this cool portable record player. This record player combines a vintage design with modern capabilities, such as a USB input, audio jack, and Bluetooth capabilities. There’s no doubt that the music buff in your life has all the latest tech, so give them this unexpected and analog way to listen to their favorite tunes.
6. W&P Carry On Cocktail Kit
For frequent flyers, consider this Carry On Cocktail Kit. These compact kits have several different drink options available, including Moscow Mule, Bloody Mary, Champagne, Old Fashioned, and Margarita. Each tin contains all drink components, a recipe card, a spoon, and a linen coaster. This is a cute and inexpensive gift that your adventurous friends will appreciate.
7. Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film Camera
For something a little higher-end, this mini film camera is a thoughtful gift idea. Great for experienced photographers and newbies alike, the camera’s retro style and Polaroid-type photos are a nostalgic and creative experience. The camera captures beautifully vivid, colorful photos while also creating a “grungy” 90’s feel, which won’t disappoint those who want to capture special moments in a unique way.
8. Click And Grow Smart Indoor Herb Garden
If your loved one is stuck in a nature-less city apartment, give them the gift of green with an indoor herb garden. This special smart light keeps plants thriving, even in dark apartments or bad weather, and features a water reservoir to keep plants hydrated, even when away from home. Each garden comes with pre-seeded plant pods that you can choose from, including plants and herbs like cilantro, basil, strawberries, and lavender, so that even your city friends can enjoy fresh herbs picked straight from the garden.
9. Cuisinart Automatic Ice Cream Maker
Ice cream isn’t just for summertime, so give your friend or family member the gift of year-round, homemade ice cream. Everyone enjoys this tasty treat, and there’s something particularly delicious about homemade ice cream, sorbet, and frozen yogurt. This automatic ice cream maker is a fun way to experiment with different flavors and frozen dessert recipes that both kids and adults are sure to enjoy.
10. Bougie Bath Handmade Spa Gift Set
For the busy bee in your life, give them the gift of relaxation with this bath and spa gift set. Each kit comes with an orange, turquoise, and lavender bath set with uniquely scented bath bombs and soy candles to choose from. Everything is handmade, vegan, cruelty free, and made from all-natural ingredients to give every product a luxurious feel. Even your most stressed out loved one with experience some relaxing downtime with this spa set.