The holidays can be such a busy time of the year and not to mention an expensive one.
You can think that you have everyone covered when it comes to buying presents. But, only to find a couple of days before Christmas you forgot someone. Unfortunately, this happens more often than not, especially when we get so busy around the holiday.
There is a simple solution — make some gifts of your own.
Last-minute DIY Christmas gift ideas are practically guaranteed to be loved and used by the recipient. DIY gifts will mean so much more to that person, as they know you put thought and a whole lot of effort into it.
These last-minute DIY gifts can be given as stocking stuffers, hostess gifts, and teacher gifts. We’ve lined up some pretty great last-minute DIY gifts for anyone on your list.
6 Last-Minute DIY Christmas Gift Ideas
DIY Some Sugar or Salt Scrubs
In just a couple of minutes, you can whip up a DIY salt or sugar scrub. They are super easy to make and only use ingredients that you most likely already have on hand. So find some salt or sugar, vegetable oil, and some essential oils, mix it all together in a beautiful jar, and you’ve got yourself a quick last-minute DIY gift that looks and smells gorgeous.
Take a look at some of our favorite ones:
Bake Up Some Baked Goods
Who doesn't love a baked treat during the holiday season? When in doubt — bake. Homemade baked goods always make the sweetest gifts that will bring a smile to anyone's face. So get out those baking tins, and get ready to bake. Not only will the recipient love these, but you can also get your family involved by helping to bake these homemade baked goods. Yum.
Here's a handful of yummy ones to give.
Prepare Some Cookies in a Jar
Mix up the perfect gift for some gift-giving. This last-minute DIY gift is so easy to put together. Essentially, all you need to do is put together all of the ingredients in the jars. Then, let the recipient know that the Christmas cookies are on you this year. They are all so yummy, especially when they come fresh out of the oven.
Here are some oh so good cookies in a jar recipes:
Create Some Tea and Coffee Gift Sets
An excellent little gift to give someone that you know is a tea or coffee drinker. The perfect gift to give someone to get their caffeine kick, plus it's easy to put together. You can make multiple ones give out to everyone. Plus, this gift will be much appreciated during those dark January mornings.
How to make a DIY tea and coffee gift box.
What you'll need:
Christmas gift box
Tea or coffee mug
Mix box of teas or a bag of coffee
Cookies or biscottis
Fill the bottom of the box with paper shreds, then neatly arrange your mug and teas into the box. Then fill your empty spaces with some cookies or biscottis, whichever you prefer. Now all you need to do is wrap the gift, and you're ready to go.
Simple as that.
Make Someone a DIY Lush Inspired Bath Bomb
Bath bombs seem to never go out of style. Everyone deserves to enjoy a little bit of relaxing bath time without spending a ton on a bath bomb. Trust us — they will love this gift, especially during these cold winter months. They can crawl into a warm bath with some beautiful and relaxing scents. Of course, whoever you gift these to will be asking you for more. So get ready to impress.
We love these oh so lovely bath bombs:
Make Your Greeting Card Come to Life
Do you want to prepare a one-of-a-kind season's greetings postcard for your family and friends? With VidDay, you can create a Christmas greeting video easily. This last-minute DIY gift is so simple to put together. In three steps, you'll have a professional festive video greeting to give to all of your friends and family.
Step 1: Getting started with creating a Christmas video greeting card is simple. Just click here to create an account.
Step 2: Go through your phone and gather all the pictures and videos from the past year and upload them to your VidDay Holiday Event Page. You can also record a message from you and your family to say Merry Christmas to everyone!
Step 3: Share the magical video greeting card! After VidDay is done working its magic, it will be time for you to spread the festive joy. You can share the unique link via email, SMS, Facebook, WhatsApp, or any other way that you want! You can even download the video as a keepsake.
Say Merry Christmas to everyone with this last-minute DIY video greeting.
Celebrate Christmas Together with VidDay
Want to create the most festive and personalized Christmas video greeting for your friends and family? Or perhaps you're looking to combine all of the magical moments into a year-in-review.
VidDay allows you to create the most memorable and personalized Christmas video greeting. With a click of a button, you can easily share your Christmas video greeting with your friends, family, co-workers, anyone else that you want. Celebrate Christmas with a video gift.
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Which holidays can you celebrate with VidDay? Well, all of them, the list is endless! With VidDay's video maker, you can create a season's greetings video for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and even Festivus. Plus, VidDay has an array of beautiful Christmas themes for your video, so your Christmas video will be polished and beautiful.
Whether you're going at it solo or with friends and family, creating a magical Christmas video will help spread some cheer this holiday season.