With our hectic work lives and our busy schedules post work, shopping for festive gifting can be very troublesome and time consuming. With a few delays here and there, we keep pushing the shopping part of the festivity for the last minute.
At the final hour, rushing to the mall amidst all the crowd to hunt for the perfect Christmas gift is something everyone of us has done at least once in our lives! So how do you decide at the last minute what exactly you need to gift your loved ones? Do you go for generic gifts which anyone can use or should you opt for gifting a more personalized present? Is it going to be budget friendly or will you have to splurge? Don’t worry too much. Here are a few last minute Christmas gifting ideas for gifting your family and friends which are not too expensive and easily available at every store or mall –
Chocolates and Flowers
You can customize chocolate and cookie baskets based on your loved one’s preferences. A lot of gifting websites allow to customize chocolate gift baskets, online flowers and chocolates delivery throughout the country at affordable delivery rates. These are generally cheaper than individually purchasing these items at gifting stores and patisseries. These websites are reliable, offer super fast delivery and the entire range of chocolates, flowers and other items are available online right on your fingertips. A few local bakeries also make gourmet chocolate gift baskets with different flavors of chocolates.
You can pick up a fancy showpiece for decorating their house which need not necessarily be in the Christmas theme so that they can use it all year round. Paintings, wall clocks, mirrors etc. are other such fancy items which you can gift your loved ones for Christmas. You can never really go wrong with this option because home décor includes a wide variety of different décor pieces from wall décor to center table showpieces to corner and floor showpieces.
One of the safest options for electronics gifting is kitchen appliances. Toasters, coffee makers, sandwich makers and similar kitchen appliances are something everyone uses in their houses. These are not very expensive either which make them perfect for gifting. You can get a juice maker, salad chopper etc. for a health-conscious family and baking equipment for someone who loves making and baking deserts. Ensure that you have picked a branded and good quality appliance with a warranty so that your loved ones can get it replaced or fixed in case of any issues.
These 3 options are some of the best last minute shopping ideas for Christmas gifting. Gifts like makeup, clothes, shoes etc. are something you will need to plan in advance by getting the right brand, the right size and fit and other such important details which are not possible at the last minute. So along with the regular chocolate gift baskets, online flowers and chocolates delivery you can also gift an additional present from the above options!