Can’t face the mall mobs but not ready to hand out gift cards? Make use of your Amazon Prime free two-day shipping and your gifts will arrive in the nick of time. Presents ranging from the quirky to the necessary are ready and waiting on Amazon and other overnight e-retailers.
Here’s just a sample to spark your imagination and get those gift-shopping juices flowing:
Hello Kitty Camera
Everyone loves a slightly silly, gag gift no matter what their age may be. Accessorize your Hello Kitty mini 8 camera with limited edition Hello Kitty film, stickers, and shoulder strap. This new version with high-key mode takes a perfect portrait with a brighter picture and a softer look.
Fujifilm Instax Hello Kitty Instant Film Camera, $90, Amazon
Marble Lazy Susan
Who doesn’t need a lazy susan that doubles as an elegant serving tray for that chic little flight of cheese you’re serving guests during the holidays? Put the pear and aged cheddar within easy reach of everyone at the dining table with this revolving lovely.
Norpro 219 Marble Lazy Susan, $29, Amazon
Unicorn Wine Bottle Holder
Need a whimsical wine bottle holder for your gift of libation? Order this strange but cute kitchen decoration. This hand-painted and polished little guzzler will add flair to your kitchen.
Wine of Sacred Purity Unicorn Wine Holder Kitchen Decoration Sculpture Statue, $20, Amazon
Nessie Soup Ladle
Rising above all the other soup ladles on Amazon is this Number One best-seller: fanciful Nessie, the Loch Ness monster. She’s blue, of course, and dishwasher safe. Who says kitchen utensils can be charming?
Premium Nessie Loch Ness Monster Soup Ladle, $12, Amazon
Give a gift that’s truly out of this world! Hang these glow-in-the-dark spheres— the sun, eight planets, and dwarf planet, Pluto—for an at-home planetarium. No need for a blanket under the outdoor sky for a romantic evening when this solar system graces your bedroom.
Educational Insights GeoSafari Glow-in-the-Dark Solar System, $15, Amazon
These unique coasters make an excellent addition to your home or bar. Chosen from natural Brazilian agate, they are polished beautifully so that you don’t have to worry about rough edges.
Pantrasamia Agate Coasters, Gift Set of 4 Plates, $35, Amazon