The holiday season is near and you might be baffled with all the sales and offers going about. Most people are shopping their heart out for themselves, family,friends and more. But if you’re among those who missed your chance to prepare for the Holiday in advance and require some Last minute christmas gift ideas then we are here to help you. We have gathered some easy and fun DIY’s as well as store-bought last-minute christmas gift ideas which will surely make you feel relieved.
Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas:
Christmas comes once a year and you need to show your love and appreciation for all those special people, be it your colleague or roommate, a neighbour or your grand parents. You might feel you are lost with the deadline near but believe us choosing a gift or making one is not that tough. Here’s a few ideas just for you :
If you’re late in deciding the gift for a special someone or just for a last minute gifting needs the Dollar store is your best bet. Go about the dollar store and pick up some white coffee mugs and some colorful thread. Then look for an old shirt , preferably colorful which you will not wear again and cut the sleeves off and place it over the mug. This gives the mug a dressed up feel and to finish it off add a holiday note or tag and seal the joining with contrast buttons and strings.
Gift baskets are a great option for anyone and it can be changed into so many themes to suit your needs. Like the one above is for a mom who loves gardening. A gardening gift baskets with some necessary tools and supplies will be a great gift and will be easy to assemble too. You can get an empty paint bucket and fill it up with some seed packets, gloves. gardening tools like shovel and more. Use skewers and tape the seed packets on to them and don’t forget to add some ribbon and a gift tag.
The Mason jar is a very versatile item and innumerable DIY gifts can be made using it. Like this cute snow mason jar filled with water, glitters, embellishment . The project is very easy to make and you can easily hot glue a gift tag, some embellishments on the inside of the lid, sprinkle some silver glitter to the bottom of the jar, fill with water and fasten the lid. Use a colorful bow to decorate and present it to your loved ones.
Kids love dolls but it’s so boring to gift dolls every year to the little ones of te family. This idea here is a nice idea to gift some cute cupcake making kits. Some sprinklers, some heart-shaped candies, cupcake making kits and more make this kit a lovely gift. Some cardstock and some ribbons make this a beautiful gift.
These mugs look great decorated with sharpie pens . Pick up some plain mugs from the dollar store and take some colorful sharpie pens along too. These pens are specially designed for drawing on porcelain so use your imagination and draw up something spectacular or just write a few words and add a touch of personalization. Quite easy , right?
There’s no need to fret and worry when you have some easy ways to arrange for Christmas Gifts even at the last second. this Candy ornaments are so easy to make and you can use the same technique to make so many different types of ornaments for friends and neighbours too. Just buy some transparent christmas ornaments and open them; fill them up with any candy you like and seal them. Add some colorful ribbons or a special note and you are done. These make for pretty Christmas Party Favors too.
It’s nice to let people know that you’ve put your thoughts into something special rather than presenting them with store-bought gifts. This is a nice gift for teachers, neighbours or colleagues too. All you need are some seasonal fruits like pear, apple, lemons, some spices like cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and some bay leaves. Take the ingredients and keep in a sealed jar until they are dry and then gift them in mason jars or in sealable plastic bags.
If you’re someone who has difficulties sewing or using a sewing machine , then making DIY crafts might be a problem. This glue Pillows are so easy to make and the best part is that one can make them using fabric glue. All you will need are some colorful fabric , scissors , measuring tape, markers and the fabric glue. Make a set or make different ones and gift them to close ones.
Mason Jar Gifts are really useful and easy to assemble. You can make any theme from this idea like the ones shown like Spa in a jar , where you can put Spa supplies like Hand Scrub, Body Scrub, Foot Soak, Lip Balms, Nail Clippers, Candles, face and hair masks, lotions and other spa supplies, truffles, and more. You can make many jars themed like a peppermint jar for girls, a pedicure jar and more.
Glass etched candle holders make for a beautiful christmas gift and can be used for a long time by the recipients too. Use glass etching and stencils and some glass votive candle holders and make some attractive candle holders for your family and friends.
Make great Party favors or simple gifts by picking up some christmas themed mugs, some cocoa mix, candy cane , chocolates and a Starbucks gift card from the loacl supermarket . Add some ribbons to the cup and present to your loved ones. This gift is perfect for friends and kids.
If you’re going to present cupcakes to your loved ones on christmas present them in some pint-sized mason jars and wrap some red and white strings and hang christmas ornaments to them for an extra presentable look.
Sugar scrub is a nice and thoughtful gift for anyone and you can easily make these with very less cost. Add layers of two different colors of sugar scrub and use some attractive scents like peppermint, lavender or anything you like . Add some mesh and ribbons and a gift tag for presenting.
Make this special gift basket for a party or keep them as your party favor baskets. Buy some wooden favor baskets, some christmas themed washi tape, some bakers twine, some mini marshmallows, some clear plastic bags , candy cane and some hot cocoa mix packets. These are so easy to make and take very less time assembling so you can easily make many baskets in very little time.
If you’re someone who loves crafting and does not mind spending time crafting then this is a great idea for a handmade thoughtful present. This handmade birdcage ornament is fairly easy to make. Using snowflake wire form, small mushroom bird, some wood discs, chopsticks , modge podge and hot glue you can make this easy Birdcage Ornament.
This is again a perfect gift basket for dogs which is a perfect gift for a friend who has a dog or pet or a neighbour too. Use the dog toy section of your local supermarket and choose some affordable toys for dogs, some pet tennis balls, and add some treats too . Choose the toys according to their pets and surprise them this year .
If you know some coffee lovers in your group then these homemade coffee syrups are a perfect handmade gifts . Buy some glass bottles and make these syrups at home with very less ingredients and present them. Add some cute labels to spice up the look too.
If you’re keen on presenting some pet lover a treat for their pets or want to assemble a gift for their pets . Pick up some colorful stockings, Add some products like a brush, some squeaky toys, some raw hide bones and raw hide candy canes and more.
Washi tape art is so easy to make and you can easily transform some plain white table coasters into a piece of art. See the above ones for inspirations. You can use letters, motifs as well as create your own and present these as gifts.
If you’ve really are lost and ned some very last moment ideas for gifting then buy some cute lip balms and lip glosses and use some glittery or colorful washi tape and coat the balm tubes with it.
Some sharpie pens and a small glass votive can help you make a perfect gift for your mom as well as family members. Use a sharpie pen to scribble some heart warming quotes and memories or a few simple lines about your relationship with them. use some colored sand or glitter for the base nd add a small candle to make the votive look complete.
The air freshener like this is so easy to make and makes for a wonderful gift for neighbours and friends. This can be made by mixing baking soda and some essential oils . Use some scrapbook paper to replace the top part of the lid and make holes for the fragrance to fill the air.
This homemade lemon soap makes for a thoughtful gift for any occasions. You can make them with very less cost and they make for lovely gifts for neighbours, friends as well as teachers. It can be presented with ribbons and some wrapping papers too.
This is a cute gift for close friends or colleagues. Get a glass jar and add some knick-knacks and small souvenirs that remind them of the special moments you have spent with them.
This Heart Shaped Oven Mitt makes for a beautiful gift for a neighbour . These are easy to make as well as make for a useful gift as well. Present it wrapped in some wrapping paper or add some tags along to make it look special.
So these were our choices for Last minute gifts . We hope these made your Last minute gifting experience much better . Always remember that a handmade gift will always be more special than a store bought one so don’t shy away from making those DIY projects and gifts at home.