Creative Last-Minute Christmas Gifts!



The 11th hour is upon us. Online stores are announcing their final days for pre-Christmas shipping, and shops are getting so crowded, you're bound to lose a toe in gaining a gift. Never fear—we've put together some neat, last-minute Christmas gifts that are super thoughtful, but you can whip up in a flash. So, procure your Santa hat and your thinking cap—here are last-minute gifts that you don't need to be a procrastinator to love! last-minute-gifts-snap-happy

Give the gift of DIY with a disposable camera and a cute frame—we love the nostalgia of friends printing out holiday photos to display on bedside tables and living room shelves. We 're into these quirky Fortuna cameras from Urban Outfitters, but you can pick one up from almost any drug store.

Urban Outfitters Fortuna Disposable Camera, $10, available at Urban Outfitters; UO Baltic Ribbon Frame, $12, available at Urban Outfitters.

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With all the cold and snow and parties and shopping and NON-STOP ACTION! of the holiday season, everyone can do with a little R and R. Make a little home relaxation kit to pass onto your loved one. It's easy to put together and more thoughtful than a pair of socks!

Wine, available at Wine That Loves; Victoria's Secret Dream Angels Heavenly Bubble Bath and Shower Cream, $18, available at Victoria's Secret; Patch Soy Candle, $36, available at Bird.


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There's nothing quite like something homemade to tug at the heartstrings. So get romantic, whether it's with your mom, your bestie, or your boy. Make a mix CD of holiday tracks to play by the fire on Christmas day. Throw in some macaroons and flowers, and it's a winner.

Seasonal macaroons from Bisousciao.


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Be super thoughtful and book in something you can do with your friend or relative as a pair! We're envisaging ice skating at Rockefeller Center or a bus tour of the city's holiday lights.