From Spring Candles to Kids Clothes to Easter Baskets, Here’s How to Get Easter Treats to Your Favorite People FAST
The snow is finally melting, the birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and spring is in the air. It may seem like the Christmas decorations just came down, but Easter is already just around the corner.
As far as holidays go, Easter is a tough one to keep track of. Since it’s a moveable feast, it happens on a different day every year. While the most common days for Easter in the last 500 years have been March 31 and April 16, you can’t just bank on the holiday falling on one of those dates. Technically, Easter falls on the first Sunday after the full moon that follows the spring equinox.
So if Easter snuck up on you this year, don’t worry – you’re definitely not alone. Whether you need some last-minute Easter basket additions for your favorite people or want to connect with a loved one who you won’t get to see in person on the holiday, we’ve put together a list of last-minute Easter gifts that will deliver even when 2-day shipping would be too late.
Since time is of the essence here, we’re going to focus our recommendations on convenient digital gift cards. I know, gift cards might not seem like a thoughtful gift, but who doesn’t like having a little extra money to treat themselves with, whether they use it on Easter or save it for one of April’s many rainy days?
GiftYa makes sending and using gift cards easier and more personal than it ever has been before. In just a couple of clicks, you can choose from thousands of local and national brands, customize your gift with a preset Easter design or add your own photo/video, write up a personal message, and get it to your loved one in seconds.
Your recipient can use their balance from the GiftYa app on their phone like a digital gift card, or they can attach their balance to one of the cards they carry with them every day. Either way, they never have to worry about leaving their silly little plastic gift card at home when they need it again.
Check out the full GiftYa catalog to learn more – but if we’re all on the same page, let’s hop to it: without further ado, here’s our list of the top last-minute Easter gifts for everyone on your list!
The Easter basket is the traditional Easter gift, but if you don’t have time to create an Easter basket yourself, you can still make sure your loved one has a bundle of goodies on Easter Morning. Based in Medford, OR, Harry & David is a gift brand that you can feel good about supporting.
For starters, they have a wide selection of gifts for your recipient to choose from, so you can rest assured that they’ll find something they really want. That includes:
Plus, Harry & David is dedicated to having a positive impact on their community. When your loved one chooses a gift from the Smiles Farms Collection, they’re supporting an initiative that creates meaningful work opportunities for people with disabilities to generate pride and purpose, enhance life skills, and foster social connection. Harry & David even donates 20% of proceeds from Smiles Farms purchases back to the organization.
So if you’re looking for a last-minute Easter treat that will bring a smile to your loved one’s face and do some good in the world, a Harry & David gift card is an excellent choice.
Like most holidays, special moments that will become cherished family memories are at the heart of most Easter celebrations. Whether that means dyeing eggs at the kitchen table, chasing little ones around the lawn during an egg hunt, welcoming baby bunnies or chicks into your home, or simply gathering with friends and family for an after-mass meal, Easter is full of special traditions.
Make sure the family on your list is looking their best when you text them a gift card to Carters. The children’s clothing brand has picture-perfect Easter outfits for babies, toddlers, and kids, ranging from bibs and tiny bunny ear headbands to matching sundresses and shirt/pant sets that will keep all of your favorite little humans in style.
Sugary marshmallow chicks and jelly beans might stick to your teeth as you chomp your way through your Easter treats, but the gourmet confections from No Chewing Allowed! are a little bit different. Each piece of chocolate is meant to be savored, placed on the tongue and left to melt into delicious goodness.
Easter candy is usually reserved for the little ones, but mom and dad deserve to treat themselves too. Texting a No Chewing Allowed! gift card is an easy way to remind the grown-up kids in your life that Easter is a time for them to celebrate, too.
After being stuck inside all winter, everybody is in need of a little extra self care. Personal products like face masks and springy nail polish colors are a popular choice for Easter baskets, but if you can’t deliver a gift in person, an ULTA Beauty gift card will work just as well.
ULTA carries thousands of makeup, hair care, and skin essentials, so your loved one can stock up on what they need or treat themself to something fun like:
With doors and windows locked against the cold, winter can get pretty stuffy. By the time Easter comes around, spring has finally sprung, and it’s time to get some fresh air and some fresh fragrances circulating in your home. And when it comes to home fragrance, few names are bigger than Yankee Candle.
Whether they choose the perfect scent for their Easter celebration or select a candle that will keep their home spring-fresh all season, anyone is sure to appreciate a Yankee Candle gift card for Easter. Plus, your recipient can even take this fun fragrance quiz to find out what scent they should try next.
Fragrance makes for a fun gift in pretty much any form. Little ones will love a sugary scented hand sanitizer they can loop onto their lunch box, and parents will be happy to give the home a fruity refresh after spring cleaning is done.
Bath & Body Works has been the place to purchase personal fragrance for decades – whether it’s their light body sprays or even a soothing blend from the aromatherapy collection. But with offerings ranging from foaming hand soaps to room sprays to the brand’s cult classic three-wick candles, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Between Easter bunnies and jelly beans, it can be easy to lose track of the spiritual significance of the Easter holiday. That’s why we’ve selected Sacred + Divine for this list – a jewelry and fragrance store that asks shoppers to reflect on their energy and intentions. Since Easter is a celebration of rebirth and renewal, it seems like a fitting time to reflect on those spiritual intentions and collect tangible reminders of what they are.
Based on numerology, Sacred + Divine’s products call on angel numbers like 000 (Reflect), 222 (Be Present), and 999 (New Beginnings) to welcome the divine into shoppers’ daily routines.
Easter has always had a strong DIY vibe. Whether it’s building easter baskets, dyeing eggs, or seeking out hiding spots, there are plenty of ways to get creative during the celebration. For the crafty people on your gift list this season, consider picking up a Michaels gift card. The massive craft and hobby supply store has everything they need for their next seasonal creation, from silk flowers for wreaths and arrangements to project kits to bunny-shaped baking pans and Easter-inspired sprinkles.
Who says Easter decor can’t be stylish? Sure, your loved ones may do just fine with a couple of colorful plastic trinkets picked up from their local dollar store, but there’s always room for an upgrade. Crate & Barrel is known for the easy elegance of its home furnishings and decor, which means whether it’s spring-inspired stemware or seasonal throw pillows, they’re sure to find something that works in their home.
If none of these gifts sounds like the right fit, don’t worry – you don’t have to abandon your goal of finding the perfect Easter gift quite yet. The last item on our list today is the most versatile Easter gift on the market. Accepted anywhere that Visa credits are accepted, a Visa gift card is as good as giving cash… just a little more festive.
With the custom gift card builder on Gift Card Granny, you can choose from a number of preset designs or create your own with a photo and message. That means you can use anything from this colorful Easter peeps print to the family photo from this year’s Easter card to showcase your gift. The only limit is your imagination. Click the link to learn more!
Easter has a way of sneaking up on you. If you’re in need of a last-minute addition to an Easter basket or a quick way to send some love over a long distance, we hope this list has given you a few ideas. Not quite there yet? Check out the full GiftYa catalog for thousands of other local and national options.
From all of us here at GiftYa, have a happy Easter!