Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the people on your list? Try these last-minute gift ideas for Christmas your family and friends will love!
200+ Last Minute Gift Ideas from DIY Presents to Wrapping
Save Time and Cash with These Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Christmas
Christmas is just around the corner. In case you didn’t have time to finish your Christmas shopping, I have some great homemade last-minute gifts you can choose from.
I always love handmade gifts. Not only do they make gift-giving extra special, but they also allow you to save a few bucks if not a fortune.
These homemade Christmas gift ideas are sure to wow anyone on your list. The best part of it is, you can make them even at the last minute!
So, here are some last-minute DIY gifts to help you have an easy, fun, and meaningful holiday gathering. I even have some gift wrapping and Christmas gift tag ideas you can try to make them even more special.
1. Make These Gifts in Less Than an Hour!
Looking for DIY gifts you can make in a hurry? The moment December hits, it feels like every weekend is filled with holiday festivities like dinner parties and family get-togethers.
It can get a bit crazy when we have to think of the gifts we need to buy or make. So to avoid running out of time, I’ve rounded up 25 easy last-minute DIY gift ideas you can whip up in less than an hour!
2. Give These Cute DIY Gifts in a Jar!
Christmas is just a few days away and we’re all pretty excited (and a bit stressed) about what presents to give. I know, there are a lot of different options, but they can all be a bit expensive.
Handmade gift items are making a comeback and it’s pretty amazing how the gift is being wrapped can make it just that much more fun. A gift in a mason jar is unique, inexpensive, and easy-to-make. They are stylish, too!
3. Send Your Love with a Card!
It’s still a few days before Christmas, but if you don’t have any idea what to give your family and friends yet, here are few Christmas card ideas to make them feel loved.
There’s nothing better than getting something handmade to make them feel you are grateful to have them.
4. Have Your Kids Make DIY Gifts!
It’s almost Christmas and no one gets more excited about this season than the kids! It’s the perfect time to get crafty with our little ones, too!
And there’s no better gift than the one handmade by kids. The whole family is sure to have a lot of fun making these cute DIY Christmas gift ideas for kids.
5. Make a DIY Gift Your Girlfriend Will Adore
From a woman’s judgment, expensive gifts are remarkable; however, we can always tell when they were hastily bought at the last minute. Remember, it’s the thought that counts and if you put your mind to it, the perfect present is still possible with even with a tight budget.
Show her you really care by giving something thoughtful and unique. Nothing says “I love you” like a cool gift you’ve made with your own two hands. Here are some great Christmas gifts for girlfriends you can make without blowing your budget.
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6. Handmade Gifts Your Boyfriend Will Love
Christmas is probably everyone’s favorite time of the year. And on that note, the idea of gift-giving can sometimes be so daunting, especially for someone special.
It’s so hard to think of crafts for men, so I feel your pain! That’s why I have rounded up a list of Christmas gifts for your boyfriend. I’m sure you’ll find your perfect gift on our list!
7. Rock this Ugly Christmas Sweater!
It’s sweater weather and Christmas is in the air! Now, with the weather getting chillier, here are some cool DIY ugly sweater projects!
It’s time to grab your pullovers and make your own ugly Christmas sweater. It’s fun and pretty easy to make one in the comfort of your home.
Nope, it doesn’t have to be perfect, after all, it is supposed to be ugly, right? You’ll find nifty and simple no-sew ideas here–they’re fabulously cute and so charming!
PLUS, some of the DIY projects will only cost you less than $10! How’s that for cheap ugly Christmas sweaters!
8. Put a Tag on it!
It is that time of the year when everybody is so busy – even those who aren’t usually so. People are also engaged in decorating the home and making it holiday-ready.
A lot are starting to prepare and plan gifts for their loved ones. Make holiday presents stand out by decorating them with homemade Christmas gift tags.
DIY Christmas gift tags add a personal touch to gifts, making them extra special.
9. Get Creative with These Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas!
Want to spice up your gift wrapping this year? These unique gift wrapping ideas will get you started on the right track!
Fun, easy to complete, and eye-catching different, your gifts will be the star items under the tree this year.
10. Christmas Gifts for Friends
Giving a gift is about sparking joy in people’s lives, especially in your friends’. Why not make it a gift they will never forget by going for homemade gifts?
Still looking for more DIY Christmas gift ideas? Check out this video from Elle Meadows and learn some other last-minute gift ideas for Christmas:
There you have it, crafters, your choice of creative Christmas gift ideas for your loved ones. So, why not spare yourself from grabbing any gifts the crazy mall rush and create your own last-minute gift ideas for Christmas?
Imagine the look on your family and friends’ faces once they receive their personalized gifts from you! They’ll surely think you have been preparing all year for this gift-giving moment.
Which one caught your fancy? I’d love to know which of these DIY gift ideas you’ll be making for your loved ones. Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on December 13, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
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