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100 Amazing last-minute gifts no one else has found

Heather Barnett is a freelance writer and foodie whose work has been featured in blogs, websites, magazines, and TV and radio ads. She spends her free time relaxing with her soulmate, Keith; her dog, Mosby "The Fly Slayer;" and Felix th...

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

Struggling to find the seriously cool gifts that will delight your best pals? We've got you covered. You aren't likely to find these at Target — and they may just be the things your friends didn't even realize they wanted. Try not to keep them for yourself.

1. Neverending Story e-book cover

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

This custom-sized Neverending Story e-book case will fit any e-book reader to give any bookworm's favorite mobile library a nostalgic feel. (Amazon, $61)

2. The world's first 3D printing pen

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

This is so super-cool, we won't blame you if you buy it for yourself instead. This 3-D printing pen uses special filaments to let you create three-dimensional drawings in a multitude of colors. (Hammacher Schlemmer, $100) 

3. Power Wallet phone charger

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

This high-capacity portable charging wallet isn't just a lifesaver when a precious Android phone or iPhone (5 and up) is losing its juice — it's actually really stylish with plenty of pockets for all the other needed stuff. (Photojojo, $80)

4. Fujifilm INSTAX 210 instant photo camera

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

Give the gift of nostalgia with this awesome little camera that prints out Polaroid-reminiscent snapshots instantaneously. When you order it, make sure you order some film, too, which is sold separately. (Amazon, $80)

5. Vintage skeleton key ring

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

This vintage Avon sterling silver skeleton key ring may be a bit pricey for people you don't know well, but it's the perfect gift for a special person in your life. (Etsy, price varies)

6. Quirky sheet music art

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

These hip art pieces feature sheet music with a host of quirky paintings atop them. (Etsy, $12)

7. Book — 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

Even if your friend isn't a party animal, she'll get a kick out of the sometimes irreverent but always honest accounts of the ultimate places to let down your hair worldwide in 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die. (Amazon, $12)

8. Heisenberg cutting board (Breaking Bad)

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

With this Breaking Bad cutting board, the cook in your family will always feel like a total badass, even when he or she is just chopping green onions. (Etsy, $36) 

9. 3-Man chess set

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

If your friend loves chess or games like Stratego, he or she will love this 3-man chess set. Just remember: You might be tagged to play with him or her. (Amazon, $50) 

10. Book safe

Get your friends the gifts they didn't know they wanted

Etsy has tons of book safes, like this Hardy Boys book safe from retrograndma. This is a great gift for anyone who has a lot of valuables or even smaller-profile electronics that need to be kept hidden from nosy guests or the odd cat burglar who breaks in. (Etsy, prices vary)

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