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Best Options for Very Last Minute Gifts

FILED IN: Ready-to-Ship Gifts

Posted By: Jamie Kutchman

You’re in a bind, you’ve waited until the last minute to get a gift, what should you do? How do you make it seem like you didn’t forget, or make them feel like you didn’t just throw their gift together at the very last minute?

From birthdays to holidays to appreciation days to important milestones in between, there’s always an opportunity to gift someone special in your life. The trouble with so much to celebrate is that it means there’s always a chance you’ll forget! We’ve got you covered with our best options for very last-minute gifts. There's no last minute, running around gifting stress here! 

When we say last-minute gift ideas, we mean it. Whether picked up the same day, delivered the next day or sent instantly, we have many unique and thoughtful gifts for you to choose from for when you totally forgot. It’s a collection of the best gift boxes and ideas for when you don’t want to make it seem like you forgot, but between you and us here at team Marigold & Grey it might have slipped your mind!

Don’t worry, your secret is safe with us. We’ll make you look like the hero who sent just the right gift that makes them feel special and appreciated even if it was at the very last minute!

Next Day, Rush Delivery Gift Ideas

Are you shipping your gift, but do you need it sent ASAP? We’ve got your back with our easy next-day and overnight shipping delivery options. We offer free standard shipping on all of our curated gift boxes, but if you need your gift to be sent right away, we’re here for you.

When you need it shipped at the last minute, simply select the overnight or next-day delivery option of your choice at checkout. Last minute gift ordered and shipped? Done and done.

Same Day Pick Up Local Gift Ideas

If you’re in the Washington, DC area, Maryland, or northern Virginia and you need a last minute gift idea, then picking up your gift in person at our studio is the perfect gift solution for you. For same-day pick up of your gifts, simply indicate that you’ll pick your gift up in person when you order and we’ll have it ready to go for you. We’ll even write the card for you!

Local pick-up in DC, MD, or northern VA is a convenient option for one gift at a time like birthday gifts or hostess gifts, You can simply swing by our headquarters and pick your gift up on the way! It is also a great option for when you need lots of gifts at once like corporate event gifts for a conference or welcome gifts for your wedding.

Instant Delivery Gift Ideas

Everyone appreciates a gift card. Do you know why? Because with a gift card the gift recipient can pick whatever they want and everyone is happy. There’s no guesswork on your part and there’s no disappointment on their end.

With Marigold & Grey gift cards, you simply choose your gift amount, the gift card it delivered right away, and then they can choose their own gift. Gift cards are sent instantly and they're a win-win!

If your gift recipient is in need of self-care, our ‘Self Care Sunday’ or ‘Relax & Recharge’ gift boxes are perfect. If they enjoy reading, our ‘Book Worm’ gift box is a great option. If they love to garden, it’s our ‘Garden Glam’ gift box for the win. Cocktail lovers will appreciate our 'Stock The Bar Cart' gift box, while golf enthusiasts will enjoy ‘Par For The Course.’

With over 100 gift boxes and curated gift sets for all hobbies and occasions in our online gift shop, you can have just the right gift shipped, sent instantly or picked up for any occasion or celebration. 

If you’re last minute with your gifts, that’s OK! We have your back with the perfect curated gift box just in time...and we promise not to tell!

3 Ways To Do Gifting With Marigold & Grey

When it comes to corporate gifting, gifts for your business, or gifts for your company's employees, clients or events, there are three unique ways to gift with Marigold & Grey.

#1: Custom Gift Design Service

If you're interested in elevated branded gifts for your company for employee appreciation, holiday or any corporate event in between, please get in touch with us to ask about our custom corporate gift design services. We'd love to work with you or your team to create something that reflects your company's brand with limitless options for customization to include branding the packaging, gift contents, printed collateral, and more. 

#2: Add-Your-Own-Logo Program (i.e. Semi-Custom Gifts)

In addition to custom gift design, we also offer a thoughtful semi-custom gift design program with low order minimums and your company's logo and brand on each gift you send. Our Add-Your-Own-Logo Program is perfect for businesses that want to send company branded gifts either all at once for an event or particular marketing campaign OR throughout the year, on demand as you need them, for special occasions like employee appreciation, birthdays, client thank you gifts, and more.

#3: Ready-to-Ship Collection in our Online Shop

For curated gift sets and themed gift baskets that are easy to send for any occasion in life or work, don't forget to shop our curated collection of ready-to-ship gift boxes with quick turnarounds and no order minimums. These ship out within 1-3 business days; rush next-day shipping is also available at checkout.

Happy last minute gifting!

Images: Lissa Ryan Photography
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