Gift Guide: DIY gifts you can make at the last minute

Money is basically always tight, so when the holidays come around, your account empties itself faster than you can do a shift or two at work. Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list while sticking to a budget is no easy task, but it may be more plausible than you think.

Check out our list of DIY gifts to keep you sane and your bank account intact - there's a little something for everyone!

1. Giant knit blanket

Weighted blankets for your faves with anxiety can get *so* pricey, so make the next best thing: a giant hand-knit blanket!

2. Coffee cup candles

Two lit Coffee Cup Candles sitting on a marble kitchen counter top with, "DIY Coffee Cup Candles" displayed above the candles.

Zen is practically your gift recipient's middle name - these coffee cup candles are the perf combo of cute and relaxing.

3. Snow slime

snowflake slime for kids

This one is great for helping siblings make gifts, *or* making gifts for your siblings. Dual-purpose, right?

4. Prezzie holiday cards

If you're looking to do something small, but still more than just a card, these holiday card/gift combos are perf for crossing names off your list this month.

5. Plant projects


Your mom or bestie may be a botany lover, so try putting together one of these adorbs plant projects to show them just how much you really care about them and their hobbies!

6. DIY under $20

We know that DIY doesn't always mean cheap, so here's an alternative: check out these 20 DIY gifts under $20, courtesy of Aspyn Ovard

7. Essential oil hand warmers


'Tis the season to be freezin', so make some of these cute hand warmers for everyone on your list (yourself included).

8. Facial serum

This serum claims to be "better than Botox" and consists of all-natural ingredients, so it's really a win-win for whoever receives it.

9. Hot cocoa mix

homemade organic hot cocoa mix recipe |

Hot chocolate is simple and tasty, and the mix is no different. With only a couple of ingredients, you've made a delish and thoughtful gift!

10. Bathtub crayons

Young Living DIY bath crayons

In case you're still missing a gift or two for your younger siblings, these bathtub crayons are *so* fun for practically any age.

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Photo credit: Sweet Cayenne, No Time for Flash Cards, The Garden Glove, One Project Closer, Whole Lifestyle Nutrition


by Logan Potter | 12/18/2018