12 Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas Under $20

Great ideas from local shops that are $20 or less.

There are only a few shopping days left before Christmas.  Oconee Patch has the scoop on where you can find some of the best, last minute gift ideas at area businesses.

Pricing guide:

$ - under $10
$$ - $10- $20

Cupcake Vouchers: Let the recipient choose his favorite from a variety of delicious cupcake flavor combinations at . Great for slipping into a stocking (the voucher, not the cupcake, of course!).  The bakery also offers boxed brownie gift sets and hand dipped marshmallow pops. Yum!  $

Roll-up Colored Pencil and Crayon Pouches: A unique gift for children who enjoy art, this handmade item can be found at Land Arts Landscape Design and Gallery on Hog Mountain Road. $$

"Deck the Halls" Singing Duo: This adorable plush snowman and doggy in a doghouse combo will melt your heart and that of the recipient of your gift. Find it at .  $$ (Regularly $32.95. For special price, additionally three Hallmark cards must be purchased.)

Previously viewed DVD Gift Set: Bundle three of their favorite films together for one low price.  Choose from a wide selection at . $$

Hand-rolled Paper Bead Earrings: These handmade creations come in a variety of colors and styles and would make a thoughtful gift. Sold at at Land Arts Landscape Design and Gallery on Hog Mountain Road. $

A cup of 'Joe': Swing by in Watkinsville for a gift card in any amount you choose. $-$$

Movie Passes: There are lots of good movies to look forward to in the New Year, and a gift card to Carmike Cinema or Beechwood Stadium Cinemas 11 is a perfect idea. $-$$

Gift Cards to the Grocery Store: It may not be glamorous but it sure is useful. Everyone you know buys groceries and, with the economy these days, anyone would appreciate a little help. Gift cards are available to many of Oconee County area grocery stores including and $-$$

Special Picture Frames: Whether the photo is for Grandpa, your daughter or best friend, there's a picture frame at designed to let your loved one know how special they are to you.  A wide selection: $-$$.

Lottery Tickets: The perfect White Elephant gift is a handful of lottery tickets. Pick these up at any of our and enjoy watching everyone at the party trade around just for the chance to see if they win big. $

Golf supplies: For the guy (or gal) in your life who loves golf and the Georgia Bulldogs, what could be better than a ball mark repair tool or three golf balls bearing the logo of the University of Georgia? Available at $$

A Tee and a Taco: For the lover of Mexican food, snatch up a T-shirt/gift card combo at Barberitos.  There are two Oconee County locations: and . $$


Kristi Palmer and Stephanie Gross contributed to this report.

Have another good idea? Share it in the comments below.


Marco Lopez December 20, 2011 at 12:34 AM
This is good. Thank you for sharing. For those on a budget I also recommend www.giftsjustunder.com
patsykeyes December 20, 2011 at 07:27 AM
Thank you very much! Here is my 2 cents, I just printed Coupons for free. You can print coupons before you shop by searching Printapons online
Sarah Peters December 20, 2011 at 08:10 PM
I found the perfect last minute gift idea, and it's only as expensive as you want it! http://www.givingbetter.org/giving-blog/give-giving-card-holiday-season Perfect for anyone!


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