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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 1 Day To Go!

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Christmas is almost here—tomorrow is the big day! If you are tying up some loose ends and need to scratch a few more gifts off your list, now’s the time to give an e-gift card. An e-gift card is sent immediately to the recipient’s email inbox.

  • For your friends and family who have young children, give them an e-gift card to Green Kid Crafts. The recipient can redeem the gift card to get a Discovery Box or other activity kit from the Green Kid Crafts Shop. Their kids will love the projects and art supplies!
  • Know someone who really loves to watch TV? Give them a 3-month subscription to Hulu Plusicon so they can stream TV at home or on their smartphone, tablet, or PC.
  • At Amazon you can send gift cards via email, print at home, or send them via Facebook.
  • Give a Starbucks gift card so they can enjoy their favorite beverages.
  • Make a themed gift by giving a gift card (or two) to a restaurant or the moviesicon for a date night. How about Chili’s,icon P.F. Chang’s,icon or Domino’sicon for dinner?
  • Sweeten the deal with an e-gift card to Cold Stone Creamery.icon
  • With an e-gift card from Stonewall Kitchen,icon your loved one can pick out their favorite victuals or maybe even try something new.
  • Spread the love of handmade goods with a gift card from Etsy. You can email it to the recipient or print it out so you can hand deliver it!

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We’re Loopy for Christmas!

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When I first had the idea for this tree, I mocked it up by pinning the felt loops to foam. Several loops and pins later, I decided to turn it into a pillow. You could put it on anything that you like, such as a picture frame or wall décor.

One important thing I learned while making this is that if you are using stretchy fabric, then you will need to make you pillow cover slightly smaller than the size of the pillow. My pillow is a 14″ square, and my stretchy pillow cover is a 13″ square.

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 2 Days To Go!

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Still need some last minute gifts? Here are some stocking stuffer ideas. Order today and choose One-Day Shipping at Amazon to get it by Christmas.

  1. Amplify the volume of your iPhone with this Horn Stand Speaker. Available in black or white.

  2. Who doesn’t love hot chocolate? Indulge your loved ones with some decadent sipping chocolate.

  3. Use a stylus for any device with a touchscreen so your screen will be free of dingy fingerprints.

  4. These Marvel Super Heroes Thumb Wrestlers are great for kids (or adults) who like to thumb wrestle.

  5. Use this scalp massager to massage your head and relieve stress. It is small enough to carry with you for relaxation on the go!

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

To get your stuff by Christmas, here are Amazon’s holiday ordering cutoffs:

  • December 23rd (Today!) — One Day Shipping (as low as $2.99 with Amazon Prime. Order as late as midnight EST, varies by item)
  • December 24th — Local Express Delivery (as low as $3.99/item with Amazon Prime. While available, in select cities, varies by item)
  • December 25th — Last Minute Gift Cards: E-mail and printable gift cards can be sent immediately, at any time.

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Etsy Item of the Day: Hand Felted Elf Slippers

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OH. MY.

{Insert a moment of silence as I ogle over these slippers.}

I am so in love with these slippers. I adore the perfect little twist at the toe of the shoe. I really want a pair in EVERY color! White, pink, yellow… yes, definitely every color. There are just no words to describe how much I love these elf shoes.

Etsy Seller: Owly Boutique

Last Minute Gift Ideas: 3 Days To Go!

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We can’t believe that Christmas is almost here! We have been so busy that it seems like just yesterday was July… And now we will be celebrating Christmas in just. three. days. Do you need a centerpiece for the dining table for the Christmas feast? You can still order from 1800flowers.com for local florist delivery. Save 15% on Same-Day Flowers & Gifts Delivery Service only at 1800flowers.com! Use Promo Code: HURRY2013 (Offer ends 12/31/2013)

  1. I love the design of this Very Merry Modern Centerpiece.icon This ring of flowers is chockfull of clustered roses, hydrangea, and hypericum berries.

  2. The Glorious Christmas arrangement is filled with roses, carnations and berries and has shiny ornaments in the bottom of the vase.

  3. For those who may prefer a more classic look, the Holiday Centerpiece with Glass Hurricaneicon is teeming with beautiful white lilies and lush red roses.

  4. This Family Gatherings Centerpiece is arranged in a galvanized tin planter and bursting with mixed evergreens, eucalyptus, pinecones, and a pillar candle.

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

While you’re perusing 1800flowers.com, keep an eye out for products that say Same-Day Local Florist Delivery versus Shipped in a Gift Box.

  • Shipped in a Gift Box – Allow time for shipping, you may need to choose an express option.
  • Same-Day Local Florist Delivery – Usually if you order before noon, a local florist will be able to deliver it that same day.

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Last Minute Gift Ideas: 4 Days To Go!

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Did Christmas sneak up on ya this year? Don’t fret; the elves are here to help! If there are any coffee drinkers, soda lovers, or tea enthusiasts on your list, read on. There’s still time to get things by Christmas when you shop on Amazon, so take a look at the gift ideas below.

  1. Steep tea in style with this glass teapot and flowering tea gift set! I’m thinking this would be great for tea time with close friends.

  2. Know someone who wants to make their own sodas without the artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives? Give them a SodaStream Starter Kit so they can make soda at home.

  3. For your loved ones who are crazy for coffee, give them a Nespresso Aeroccino Plus. This fancy machine froths milk so you can top your favorite beverages with foam. Now the only problem you’ll have is trying to decide what to make next: a cappuccino, hot chocolate, or latte?

  4. For the health minded friends in your life, give them a DIY Kombucha Kit so they can begin brewing their own probiotic drinks.

Get It Delivered By Christmas!

To get your stuff by Christmas, here are Amazon’s holiday ordering cutoffs:

  • December 22nd — Two Day Shipping (FREE with Amazon Prime)
  • December 23rd — One Day Shipping (as low as $2.99 with Amazon Prime)
  • December 24th — Local Express Delivery (as low as $3.99/item with Amazon Prime. While available, in select cities, varies by item)
  • December 25th — Last Minute Gift Cards: E-mail and printable gift cards can be sent immediately, at any time.

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Etsy Item of the Day: Vermont Maple Syrup Candle

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I love maple syrup—the taste (of course!) and the scent. This candle caught my eye when I saw that it smells like maple syrup. These candles are hand made in small batches using soy wax. Did you know that soy wax burns cleaner, longer, and brighter than paraffin candles? Plus, when you’re done burning the candle, you can reuse the container (simply wash it with soap and water).

Etsy Seller: The Little Candle Co.
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