Oh sure, I try to be all nonchalant at this time of year: Christmas cards? I’ll get to them! Wrapping? I have weeks!
But, don’t let my cool exterior fool you. I am quaking as the clock ticks down to Christmas. But before I tackle my never-ending Christmas list, let me remind you of some very important dates.
Keep reading to find out when a few of our favorite personalized items from both our Holiday Gift Guide and Cool Mom Picks’ archives need to be ordered to make it under the tree by the 25th. And then get shopping! –Christina
DreamSakes‘ ceramic ornaments will preserve your child’s artwork in a lovely and unique way, but if you want to ship it the Economy route, you’ll need to have your order in by the 11th.
The gorgeous personalized necklaces, lockets, key rings and cuff links from perennial CMP fave Julian & Co. need to be ordered by Sunday the 12th.
You got it, now you need to wrap it. Check out Perideau Designs’ small Holiday Bags and Gift Tags now and you’ll be all set for your all-night wrapping session. You’ll find loads of other gift ideas too, like personalized notepads, recipe cards and placemats too, so you may wrap up more than your, well, wrapping. Deadline is the 12th for Christmas.
Frecklebox’s sweet story books, clever personalized coloring books and so much more should be ordered by December 14th, though you California readers have a little more breathing room.
If you get to mid-month and realize you forgot a VIP’s gift, rest assured that Lisa Leonard Designs can accept orders until December 16th. You’ll find personalized necklaces, keychains and the pretty snowflake ornament (at top) that would be great for just about anyone on your list.