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  • Writer's pictureGiselle Smith

Last Minute Christmas Shopping: Gifts Under $25 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Whether you're like me and didn't start Christmas shopping until this week OR you're a seasoned Christmas shopping pro who is ready for the holidays but need to add some quick gifts for co-workers / friends, I have compiled a list of quick gifts under $25 that you can find at some of my most-beloved boutiques here in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. In case you haven't visited the shops, I am adding images of the stores themselves and holiday hours.

Rifle Paper Co. Notepads for Boss Babes $12

Located downtown, Denizen Home + Plant + Gift carries so many small items ideal for filling the stockings of your hard working gal pals and these Rifle Paper Co. Notepads are perfect for your busy BFF. I go through notepads like they're going out of style with my every day to-do lists and these have fun floral patterns and sweet gold foil.

Blown Glass Ornaments for the Artist Friend $12

Finding a neat gift for your friend who designs and creates cool things can be tough, but how could she not LOVE these gorgeous blown glass ornaments. They're actually made by a small artisan company called GlitterVille Studios. She'll surely cherish them for years to come!

Pick Up Sticks for the Kid's Stocking You Forgot $18

Last-minute kid gifts and stocking stuffers can easily be forgotten, but don't stress. Denizen also carries a variety of games by Ridley. Pick Up Sticks is an ancient 12th century Chinese game sure to impress kids or maybe even bored husbands.

Denizen Home + Plant + Gift

109 W. Poplar Street, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701

Holidays Hours:

Friday & Saturday 11:00am-6:00pm

Sunday Noon-4:00pm

Christmas Eve 11:00am-2:00pm

Other cool items in stock include pillows, plants, candles, lip balm, more ornaments, books, home decor and the most darling pair of floral shears (just in case you're curious as to what I would want for myself).

Caffeine & Kindness Long Sleeve T-Shirts for Your Coffee Addicted Counterparts $18

Theses long sleeve t-shirts are comfortable and perfect for wearing to the gym or just around the house for a lazy day of working from the couch. Black is one of my favorite colors and this particular shirt did not fade the first time I washed it.

Vibe Coffee

34 Public Square, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701

Holiday Hours:

Friday-Saturday 7:00am-8:00pm

Sunday 8:00am-8:00pm

Christmas Eve TBD

Vibe Coffee is my favorite place to hang out in Elizabethtown (Read: They have high speed wifi). In addition to coffee-related apparel, Vibe sells coffee beans, teas and homemade baked goods. You can even get a gift card if you know your friends frequent the coffee shop. Connected to Vibe, Herb & Olive offers a variety of farm fresh veggies and locally raised beef, chicken and pork plus a ton of oils, vinegars, herbs and spices for the ladies who love to cook in your life. Photos from Vibe by Katies Rhodes Photography.

Stoneware Holiday Dishes for the Perfect Hostess $5 each

Not only does Fine Home & Garden have the most gorgeous furniture in town, Angie carries some perfect holiday gifts. No charcuterie board could be complete without mustards, marmalades and honey and there is no better way to make it festive than these perfect holiday dishes featuring Mistletoe, Juniper, Holly and Pine. If you don't even own a charcuterie board, you're a bit behind the times, but not to worry because Fine also carries the coolest charcuterie boards in all shapes and sizes.

Capri Blue Volcano Candles for the Gals at Work... Or Anyone $25

Previously not available in Elizabethtown, my favorite candles in the world are Capri Blue Volcano Candles. They smell fabulous and I almost died when Fine Home & Garden stocked them. Anyone you gift a Volcano Candle will love it. There is actually a larger size for $45 I believe. She has them in black, white and this sparkly red glitter festive option just for the holidays.

Bath Salts & Scented Soaps for Harkworking Women $7 / $9

What better way to relax after a long day at the office than a luxurious bath? These bath salts and scented soaps from Aromas Artesanales de Antigua are available at Fine in a variety of scents and are the perfect addition to a gift box or basket.

Fine Home & Garden

104 N. Mantle Avenue, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701

Holidays Hours:

Friday & Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm

Sunday 1:00pm-4:00pm

Christmas Eve 10:00am-2:00pm

As always Fine carries beautiful, timeless furniture, unique home decor, gifts and the BEST selection of candles in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Half of the furniture in my house came from Fine Home & Garden and the quality of each piece is amazing.

Knit Hat for the Fashionista Friend $12

Check out this cute and cozy knit hat with the flashy tuft of fur. The hats are lined with fleece, so super warm, but more than that, they will compliment virtually any snow day outfit. Imagine a chunky sweater, cozy leggings and some duck boots. I am not a fan of skiing, but my husband Aleks is, so looking cute on our yearly ski trips is a must to make the experience more enjoyable and this hat is a perfect fit. It comes in ivory, grey, red, black and navy (not shown).

Walker Lane Boutique

114 W. Dixie Avenue Suite 1, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701

Holidays Hours:

Friday & Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm

Sunday TBD Christmas Eve 9:00am-1:00pm

Walker Lane Boutique has a fun selection of sweaters, tops, jewelry, jeans, hats and even some home decor. Even if your Christmas shopping is complete, picking up a couple last minute holiday gifts for yourself never hurts.

Running Socks for the Athletic Ladies in Your Life $15

I have to confess I hate working out and I couldn't keep up with my husband running if my life depended on it, but the owner at Etown Running Soles is awesome and always helpful at suggesting the best options even for those of us who are less athletically-inclined. I personally love these socks. They come in a variety of colors and the cushion on the ankles protects my heels from blisters when I do work out.

Body Glide Foot Glide for Anyone Who Wears Shoes $7

Also available at Etown Running Soles, Body Glide Protective Skin Care products are amazing. Options available locally include Body Glide Body - The Original Anti Chafe Balm, Body Glide SPF 30 Sunscreen Balm and Body Glide Foot Glide Anti Blister Balm. Everyone needs sunscreen and anti-chafing is good too, but the Foot Glide is my favorite because it helps protect your heels and toes from blistering in athletic shoes AND heels.

Etown Running Soles

16 Public Square, Elizabethtown, Kentucky 42701

Holidays Hours:

Friday 10:00am-7:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm

Sunday OUT FOR A LONG RUN Christmas Eve 1:00pm-4:00pm

Whether you're a beginner hitting the gym as part of a New Year's Resolution OR you run marathons for fun on the weekends, Etown Running Soles has something for you. Conveniently located downtown, it is super easy to get the gear you need to meet your fitness goals.

Photos by yours truly with the exception of those from our Christmas photos at Vibe Coffee by Katie Rhodes. I promise to get better at snapping images by next Christmas.


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