Top Spots For Last Minute Gifts In St. Louis

December 17, 2013 6:00 AM


Even the best planners can miss buying a gift for a friend. Last-minute gifts for a hostess, friend or coworker are sometimes hard to think of and even harder to find. Instead of stress shopping for last-minute gifts, take a breath and visit one of these local stores to solve your last-minute gift dilemma.

 Top Spots For Last Minute Gifts In St. Louis

Nagle’s (Credit, Pennee Struckman)

19 Patterson Plaza
Florissant, MO 63033
(314) 838-4444

Nagle’s has a modest exterior but inside Nagle’s, there are amazing last-minute holiday gifts. The modest shop carries a wide assortment of bling and jewelry, including Kameleon and Periwinkle. Nagles carries Willow Tree, Precious Moments, Lateeda oil lamps and scented oil and Yankee candles. There are toys, seasonal full-size flags, garden flags and mailbox covers, and St. Louis Cardinals and Rams fan gifts. In short, Nagles is a one-stop shop for last-minute gifts.

 Top Spots For Last Minute Gifts In St. Louis

St. Jude’s Flowers (Credit, Pennee Struckman)

St. Jude’s Flowers and Gifts
7421 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
Hazelwood, MO 63042
(314) 839-2230

Last-minute gifts from St. Jude’s Flowers and Gifts are a lifesaver. In addition to beautiful Christmas floral, St, Jude’s Flowers includes a wide assortment of gift baskets to suit any taste. Choose from the Primo Pasta, with pasta lover’s ingredients stuffed into a colander with a spoon, the Smokin’ Hot Barbeque BBQ Basket, Chocolate Lovers Basket, a Soothing Spa Basket and many more. St. Jude’s Flowers and Gifts also offers free delivery in the local area.

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 Top Spots For Last Minute Gifts In St. Louis

Branneky Hardware (Credit, Pennee Struckman)

Branneky Hardware
11403 St. Charles Rock Road
Bridgeton, MO 63044
(314) 739-0960

Branneky Hardware is a locally owned True Value hardware store with old-fashioned appeal and customer service representatives that greet you and assist you in finding the items you are looking for. Branneky Hardware carries high-quality named brand hand tools and power tools, Case pocketknives and a selection of barbecues and accessories. In addition, Branneky Hardware carries an excellent selection of wind chimes, decorative and functional bird feeders, sleds and toboggans, outdoor Christmas flags and unique Christmas decorations.

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Branneky Hardware (Credit: Craft Alliance Facebook)

Craft Alliance
6640 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 725-1177

If you are stumped for gift ideas, the Alliance in the Delmar Loop can help solve your last-minute gift dilemma. The Craft Alliance features high-quality hand-crafted items by local St. Louis artists in a convenient shopping location. The Craft Alliance center has jewelry, beautiful hand-blown glass collections, unusual pottery, hand-crafted clothing and many other unique gifts.

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107 N. Kirkwood Road
Kirkwood, MO 63122
(314) 822-2440

Cornucopia offers high-quality kitchen and home accessories and more than 30 varieties of fresh bulk coffees, including Highlander Grogg, Crème Brûlée and Tip of the Andes, sure to fit your last-minute gift needs. Cornucopia carries Bean Pot candles, Missouri oak baskets, luxurious soaps and a wide selection of kitchen tools and aprons and kitchen linens. A visit to Cornucopia will delight and surprise you.

Pennee Struckman is an accounting professional in St Louis, MO. She currently writes for on topics related to parenting teenagers and living well on a budget in St. Louis. She is also a professional financial management writer with articles and white papers published by a well-known information firm. Her work can be found at