Clever Last Minute Birthday Gift Ideas Anyone Can Pull Off
It’s your friend’s birthday tomorrow and you completely forgot about getting them a gift until today! Don’t resort to a boring gift card or flowers. With a little creativity, you can come up with thoughtful last minute birthday gift ideas.
Surprise them with tickets to a:
- Comedy club or improv show
- Concert, play, or musical
- Sporting event or game night
- Wine/beer tasting or food tour
- Pottery painting or cooking class
Experiences make wonderful last minute gifts that create special memories.
Everybody appreciates pampering! Pick up:
- Candles, bath bombs, and scented lotions
- Cozy slippers, robe, and comfy pajamas
- Face masks, sheet masks, and exfoliating scrubs
- Manicure set with polish in their favorite colors
- Massage tool like a massage ball or back scratcher
Put it all in a cute gift basket or bag.
Make a thoughtful DIY gift like:
- Photo collage of your friendship
- Childhood pictures framed
- Playlist or mixtape of their favorite songs
- Custom coupon book with IOUs for hangouts, favors, etc.
A meaningful homemade gift shows you care.
If you’re truly out of time, send something straight to their home:
- Edible Arrangement or treat delivery
- Bottle of wine or sampler pack of craft beers
- Monthly book or coffee subscription
- Fresh flower bouquet or live plant
- Giant greeting card filled with gift cards
A surprise delivery always brightens someone’s birthday!
With a little creativity, you can still make your friend feel special on their big day, even with a last minute birthday gift.