Unique Gifts for Your Sister: 5 Last-Minute Ideas

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Did you wait until the last minute to get something for your sister? Christmas is only a few days away, and time is running out. But with the items on this gift list, you’ll be able to snag a gift for your sister that’s so good, she’ll never realize you put off buying her gift until the last possible shopping day. Need more gift ideas? Our gift guide section has suggestions for everyone on your Christmas list.

FYI: Everything on this list can be found on Amazon, and will ship in time for the holidays as of this writing. Amazon’s cut-off date for free shipping is December 19 at midnight, Eastern time. If you’re a Prime member, you have until December 22 to place your order and get two-day shipping. Amazon also offers same-day shipping on Christmas Eve in some markets.


1. Scarf Rack

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Looking for a practical gift that’s still thoughtful and unique? This scarf rack lets your sister store her entire scarf collection in a single place. It’s a tidy way for her to organize her scarves (and if she’s like most women, she’s got a lot of them for winter.) She can hang it in her closet, mudroom, or any room with a hook. If you want to get the extra mile, give her a new scarf, too. Scroll down to see a great scarf recommendation.

Price: $6.99 (30 percent off)

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2. Pride and Prejudice Infinity Scarf

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This is a great gift for your sister if she’s a fan of literature, period dramas, or if she teaches English. The scarf contains a quote from the classic Jane Austen novel, Pride and Prejudice. It’s romantic, goes with practically anything, and makes a great fashion statement.

Looking for more gift ideas for a woman who loves Jane Austen? Shop our gift guide: Cool Christmas Gifts for Women Who Love Jane Austen.

Price: $44.99

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3. Shot Glass Roulette Drinking Game

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Is your little sister something of a party girl? This fun drinking game set will help her host some seriously crazy parties. This is a great gift for sisters who love parties, entertaining, and booze. Pair it with a bottle of her favorite spirit or liqueur, and you’re good to go.

Price: $9.48 (57 percent off)

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4. Opal Peacock Necklace

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Shopping for some modestly-priced jewelry for your big sis or kid sister? This beautiful necklace looks great on anyone. In addition to the color pictured above, there are similar pendants offered in shades like pink, purple, and deep blue.

Price: $21.99 (46 percent off)

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5. A New Smartphone

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Maybe you dropped the ball the last couple of years, and didn’t get your sister the kind of gift she deserved. Make it up to her with a brand new phone. It sounds expensive, but a new phone doesn’t have to break the bank.

Amazon is running a promo where some great smartphones are on sale at a huge discount. When you sign a new contract, you can get select phones for $0 down, or just a penny in some cases. Phones included in this promotion are the LG G2, Samsung Galaxy S4, and the first-gen Moto X. While these phones aren’t the latest and greatest, they do have respectable specs, and all got favorable reviews. You can see all of the phones included in this promotion right here.

Price: $0-$0.01 with contract

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