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41 last-minute unique gifts for men, women, kids and families

Here's what to get when you don't know what to get.
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Finding something unique or out-of-the-box for someone who seems to have everything can be a real challenge, but don't stress! If you haven't found the perfect gift for your loved ones yet, Shop TODAY is here to help.

We've rounded up 41 of our favorite last-minute gifts for men, women, kids and families, so you can show your loved ones just how much you care. Whether you're sick of the generic gift card or are trying to come up with something truly creative, this list has ideas for everyone. Just scroll down to find the perfect unique gift.

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Don’t forget to check out Shop TODAY’s 2020 Gift Guide to find the perfect present for everyone on your list!

Bestselling creative gifts

1. Our Family Recipes Journal

Collect all those recipes scribbled on scraps of paper into a one-of-a-kind cookbook for you or a loved one. Almost every aspect of this gift is customizable, but they have themes available for the less design-savvy gift givers, too!

2. Our First Christmas As A Family Of Three Christmas Tree Ornament

Make sure your loved ones remember their first Christmas with a baby by commemorating it with a sweet ornament they can hang on their tree for years to come.

3. iFixit's Pro Tech Toolkit

Skip the hassle of searching for someone to fix your electronics by buying this kit! Use along with the thousands of repair guides available on to DIY problems on any of your favorite gadgets. The best part? This kit comes with a lifetime warranty. Hacking, commence!

4. Recoup Cryosphere

Easier than dipping their body in a cryotherapy chamber, this massage roller ball is not only perfect for pre- and post-workout recovery, it also improves your circulation while reducing inflammation.

5. Personalized Whiskey Barrel

Age your whiskey like the pros with this miniature oak barrel. Due to its petite proportions, their spirit of choice accelerates through the aging process up to 10 times faster.

Creative gifts for her

1. Bala Weighted Bangles

If she loves her daily workouts, you can help her take them up a notch with these 1-pound bangles. Unlike the ankle weights of days past, she'll love wearing these thanks to their sleek look and cute color options.

2. Away The Bliss Set

This Away gift set includes plenty of at-home spa essentials, all in travel-friendly sizes, so she can stay relaxed no matter where she is. It features an SPF moisturizer, sanitizer, hand cream a face serum and more, all in Away's toiletry-sized mini case.

3. Acrylic Stemless Wine Glasses

If she tends to enjoy a glass of wine after work, this personalized wine glass will make that moment extra special. This way, you'll never get your glasses confused at dinner parties again!

4. Usual Wines' Red

Pair their new personalized glasses with this fruity red blend from Sonoma County. Each box includes a 12-pack of wine — we’ll drink to that!

5. Personalized S'well Traveler

This stainless steel canteen can keep cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot for hours thanks to its triple insulated stainless steel. It can be monogrammed to add a personal touch!

6. Custom Favorite Nature Memories Earrings

Pay tribute to beloved memories together by turning them into a wearable, one-of-a-kind keepsake. Designer Morgan Lane Tanner transforms photos into handcrafted earrings made with sterling silver and waterproof resin.

7. Gold Dipped Ceramic Vase

They’ll love showing off their favorite flowers with this monogrammed vase made with glazed porcelain and a gold-plated finish.

8. Raw Birthstone Stacking Ring

Perfect for boho fashionistas, this brass stacking ring is an eclectic way to show off their birthstone.

9.Rose Apothecary Sweatshirt

Everyone has that friend who can't get enough of "Schitt's Creek," so get them the perfect pullover for a Netflix binge session.

10. Unwind Live Well Gift Set

For the friend who’s always on the move, this kit is designed to remind them that it’s okay to relax and unwind for a bit. The gift set includes everything you need for a good night’s rest including a pillow spray made with essential oils and a soy-based candle essenced with orange blossoms and lavender.

11. Emu Australia Women's Slippers Mayberry Sheepskin Slipper

These sheepskin slippers are perfect for winter, and the material is naturally breathable, so no need to worry about them getting too hot during warmer months! The rubber sole makes it ideal for walking around outdoors, too.

12. Faux Fur Fuzzy Convertible Gloves

Keep your hands warm with these stylish mittens. You can flip the convertible cover down to expose your fingers and thumb and be able to use your hands.

13. "Pride And Prejudice" Library Card Art Print

Perfect for bookworms, these classic library card prints, available for 74 different books released before 1923, contain the book's title, author, publisher, original publish date and first and last lines of the novel.

14. Jeasona Women's Fun Dog Socks

She can stay cozy in these fun socks, perfect for dog lovers and sock collectors alike.

Creative gifts for him

1. Cold Beer Coats

He can keep his brew cold (but his hands warm) with this fun beer coat.

2. Stagg Pour-Over Kettle

Does he love a pour-over coffee in the morning? Or a tea in the afternoon? This sleek kettle will be his new go-to. The precision spout prevents spills and the built-in thermometer will help him keep track of the temperature.

3. Lands' End Waxed Canvas Backpack

Upgrade their backpack game with this canvas bag. Made with water-repellent materials and includes several compartments (including one specifically for their laptop), they’ll never need to buy a new backpack ever again.

4. Jack Black Beard Grooming Kit

An all-in-one gift for the man (or men!) in your life, this four-step grooming routine works for all types of facial hair.

5. Timex Weekender Watch

With more than ten different color combinations, this watch is perfect for nearly anyone on your gift list. We love that it's water resistant up to 30 meters and has a light-up watch dial. Plus, the strap is easy to take off, giving you the option to switch colors or textures based on your style or mood.

6. Ray-Ban Clubmaster Blue Light Blocking Sunglasses

The iconic sunglasses brand released their classic silhouette glasses with partial metal rims and we couldn't be more thrilled. Not only do these add some edge to any outfit, they also offer 100% UV protection and prevents blue light from harming your eyes.

7. Under Armour Fleece Joggers

These are great for working out in colder climates or just wearing around the house.

8. Crosley Cruiser Deluxe Turntable

Even those with no record-playing experience will love this turntable. All you have to do is press the start button and the record player will automatically shift the needle and begin playing your favorite tunes. It even has wireless connectivity with Bluetooth!

9. Dad's Ice Cream Scoop

Is dad obsessed with ice cream? Get him his own ice cream scoop so everyone else knows that they can't touch his ice cream.

10. The Chili Lab Homemade Hot Sauce Kit

Know someone who loves spice? Let him kick it up a notch with this DIY hot sauce kit.

Creative tech gifts

1. MediPop Magic Box UV Sterilizer

Smartphones are a breeding ground for bacteria and viruses. Simply place your phone inside, attach the charging cable, and close the lid. Inside, ultraviolet lights disinfect and sanitize it.

2. Tile Essentials

Remember all those times you were late because you had to ransack the house for your keys or cellphone? Say hello to your new best friends! Just attach the Tile to your wallet or key ring and you can use your smartphone to locate the missing item.

3. Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera

Available in a variety of pastel colors, the latest release from Fujifilm is easy to use and includes a selfie mode for impromptu group shots. Don’t forget to buy some film to go with it!

4. HiMirror Mini Premium X Smart Beauty Mirror

Beauty lovers will appreciate being able to track their complexion, try on products using augmented reality and get curated recommendations from this smart mirror equipped with Amazon Alexa.

Creative gifts for kids

1. Light Up Drawing Tees

Young artists won’t need to scribble on the walls anymore — now they can draw on their clothes! This T-shirt is made with a luminescent ink panel that turns into a bold piece of art when met with a concentrated light source.

2. C7skates Premium Quad Roller Skate

These throwback roller-skates will get kids rolling around the block in no time.

3. Personalized Custom Name Keepsake Book

Make the little one in your life feel special by putting them at the center of a book! This personalized keepsake for kids encourages confidence while teaching the alphabet. Each letter stands for a positive characteristic, such as helpfulness, and the colorful illustrations depict what each quality means.

4. Bunny Rattle

With one reviewer calling them "heirloom quality," these organic rattles are the perfect size for little hands to explore. Choose between three different wood types (the brand recommends maple for teething babies) and add engraving for an extra $6.

5. Doughnut Art Portrait

This print comes in a dozen different varieties of the quintessential sweet. It would be perfect for a kid's bedroom or a playroom.

Creative gifts for families

1. Personalized Family Recipe Board

Beloved family recipes will last a lifetime with this etched cherrywood cutting board. For an extra personal touch, it can even be customized with your own handwriting.

2. Zola Bakes Rainbow Cookies

Nothing is as sweet as spending the holidays with loved ones — but these rainbow cookies are a delectable runner-up.

3. 1000 Colors Puzzle

A puzzle is the perfect excuse to bring everyone together for some family fun without screens. The 1000-piece gradient design and lack of details create a challenge even for serious puzzle lovers.

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