Last Minute Subscription Box Gift Ideas!

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If you are anything like me, you still have a few gifts left to pick up. I always have these big amazing plans to get done shopping in advance, but it never happens. Ever. So here are a few of my favorite last minute subscription box gift ideas:

For Kids

~Kiwi Crate: Kiwi Crate has super cute mini printable crates on their site to help make gift giving easy!  You can print them out right on your computer, fold them up with a note about the subscription inside and you are set! They offer them for Kiwi Crate (designed for ages 3-8), Tinker Crate (designed for ages 9-14+), Doodle Crate (designed for ages 9-16) and Koala Crate (designed for ages 3-4).  Also, you can use the coupon code “KC50” to save 50% off your first box!  If I am giving a gift card or some sort of gift that isn’t there yet, I always like to do a “go with” gift.  It gives them something physical to open and enjoy right away.  For Kiwi Crate, I suggest going to Target (if you have one close) and picking up one of their Target exclusive single-project kits. It’ll give them an idea of what’s to come and will be a great project to do over the long Christmas break!
For Baby

~Honest Co. While you are at Target picking up that Kiwi Crate, you can also grab some Honest Co. products!  You could still order an Honest Co. Essentials or Diapers Bundle (what mom wouldn’t appreciate that??) and write a note letting them know when to expect their first bundle, but you could also make your own little Honest Co. gift bundle with the Honest Co. Target products!  They are exactly same as the ones you order directly from Honest Co. and you can make your own little gift basket of goodies.

For Her

~PopSugar: What can I say, I love PopSugar!  Her first box wouldn’t ship until January, but you can pick up a subscription, put a note in a card and then pick up a “Go With”.  PopSugar plus a Starbucks mug (the “Dot” collection is 40% off in stores right now) and gift card is an awesome last minute idea.  If she doesn’t like coffee, what about a gift set from LUSH, new slippers, a fabulous candle or nail polishes and hand cream?

For Him

I did a lot of thinking about my “For Him” idea.  You could still do Birchbox Man or Bespoke Post and print out a certificate letting him know when to expect the first shipment.  Go withs for this are a little tricker, but maybe a 6-pack of his favorite beer, a new book, or some mini bottles of liquor and a great mixer!

For Teens

~ipsy: For older teens I like the idea of an ipsy subscription this year!  Again, print off a note letting them know when to expect their first bag and then pick up a small makeup bag, a nail polish, lip gloss, a mascara, a nail file, etc.  It’ll give them something to open right now and something to look forward to every month!

~Loot Crate:  Grab a Loot Crate subscription (the first box will ship around the 20th of January) and then grab a few Go-With’s to wrap up along with the note about the subscription.  I’m thinking a Funko Pop!, a small pack of legos, a gamer book, and maybe a Walking Dead or some type of blind box from the front area of Target by the baseball cards.

For Everyone

~Awesome Pack: I haven’t gotten around to doing my review on it yet, but I received an Awesome Pack this month and it was just that – awesome.  It has games and activities the entire family can enjoy.  Pick up a board game to enjoy now and gift a month of this to your favorite family!

~Orange Glad or Treatsie: A treat / snack subscription makes an awesome gift!  Or of you want to do something healthier in the new ear, try a NatureBox or UrthBox!  Go withs could be as easy as a plate of Christmas cookies!

Hope this helps some of you last minute shoppers out there.  Don’t stress!  It’ll all be worth it tomorrow when you see the looks on everyone’s faces!

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Jennifer is the author and founder of Subscription Box Ramblings. She first discovered subscription boxes in 2012 and has been addicted since. Current favorites include CAUSEBOX, Boxycharm and Beachly!

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Tara

    Great ideas :). I get both my nieces ipsy subscriptions for their birthdays and they die for them every month! Definite auntie points 🙂

    1. theramblingjen

      Total auntie points!!!

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