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5 Cute, Quick, & Easy Last-Minute Holiday DIY Gift Ideas!

12-20-2017

   

 

Christmas is less than a week away and I am so behind on my holiday shopping, as usual, but I won't let that get me down!

 

I was swamped with work, stressed about having no clue what gifts to get everyone, so what did i do? I turned to the internet, of course! I found some wonderful DIY tutorials for some holiday gift ideas and I pretty much found a gift for the rest of the people on my list. There were so many great DIY channels and DIY videos for the holiday season and here are some of my favorite easy and quick gift DIYs that will help spread some holiday cheer! 

 

(Also, if you have time check out the YouTube channels because they are just a few of the awesome DIY channels I stumbled on to on my quest.)

 

1. PEPPERMINT HOT CHOCOLATE MIX ORNAMENT

 

What You'll Need:

Clear Ornament

Hot Chocolate Powder

Marshmallows

Sprinkles

Candy Canes

 

Skip to 1:01 to check out this hot chocolate mix gift twist!

 

 

 

You can also just crush up some candy canes for the peppermint!

 

2. MARBLE JEWELRY BOX

 

What You'll Need:

Wooden Box

Sea Sponge

White and Gray Paint

Foam Brush

 

Skip to 2:21 for a tutorial on how to make this DIY!

 

 

 

3. POLKA DOT MUG

 

What You'll Need:

Oil Based Sharpie Pen

Mug

 

This DIY is so cute and awesome because you can easily personalize it! Check out how easy this DIY is at 2:50!

 

 

 

4. CANDY WREATH

 

What You'll Need: 

Styrofoam Circle

Candy

Hot Glue Gun

Bow

 

This is such a cute way to present a gift that anyone would enjoy! Skip to 1:33 to check it out!

 

 

 

5. CLOTHESPIN WREATH

 

What You'll Need:

Clothespins

Spray Paint

Festive Construction Paper

Tea/Pictures

 

If you're not a fan of tea, you can easily substitute them with pictures/polaroids or even gift cards if you want to go above and beyond, but anything you can fit on those clothespins works! Skip to 1:10 to check it out!

 

 

 

These were just a few of my favorite holiday gift DIYs and I am definitely going to be trying them out this year!

 

Happy Holidays!

 

(Image via LaurDIY)

 

- Amanda Baltazar, YH Contributing Writer