It’s the most wonderful time of the year! December is a month filled with family, friends, delicious cookies, presents, decorations, and much more! But all too often it is filled with the stress of trying to get everything done in a time crunch. One item on that to-do list that typically gets left to the very last second is buying gifts.

Have no fear, that’s exactly why I’m here! I’m sharing a bunch of clutter-free gift ideas that you can purchase for family and friends that you can be sure they’re going to love!

Clutter-free Gift Ideas


Give to that person’s favorite charity or organization

Plan a trip with or for that person

Plan a day with that person (museums, try a new restaurant, create a tour)

Tickets to a movie, concert, or event

Take a cooking class together

Floral arrangement class or even painting class

Sporting event tickets

Annual passes to zoo, aquarium, or museums

Theater tickets

Art or music lessons

Seasonal recreational sports memberships


Audible subscription

Spotify or Pandora Subscription

Kindle Unlimited Subscription

Streaming services subscriptions

Meal Delivery Service


Spa day

Free night of babysitting

Digital portraits 

Color consultation

House cleaning services 

Gift certificate for a professional organizer

Gift certificate for a personal trainer

Pet services (grooming, boarding, or pet daycare)

Carwash/detail services

Presence over Presents 

Remember that presence is more important than presents during the holidays, but should you want to bless someone in your life with a gift this season – try to shop clutter-free!⁣⁣

I hope you enjoyed this clutter-free gift guide and that it provided you with lots of ideas for family and friends, or even with some ideas of what you could add to your own Christmas list! If you are looking for even more gifts ideas check out this guide here.

Merry Christmas from Pretty Neat!