I am by nature, a do it yourself-er.  You may have seen an image floating around on social media, that suggests why buy something for $5.00 when you can make it yourself for $90.00 in supplies? Yeah, well, there are a lot of crafters and do it yourself-ers out there.  I am totally not alone in this.  

A few people who love me dearly suggested I may be over doing it when I wanted to make my own marshmallows from scratch.  

Gifting items that are hand made is expensive.  Not to mention time consuming.  It can be all consuming depending on your personality.  And, sadly, more often than not the toiled over, expensive hand made item is met with something far less than gratitude.  

By now, I am asking myself, and I bet you are too… if it is expensive, takes up way too much time, and nobody likes it, why on earth do I / you / we do it?  Well – if you’re like me, you know the answer.  Quite simply, we can’t help ourselves.  We are do it yourself-ers.  It is what we do.  

In an act of solidarity, and in an effort to enable my fellow crafters, I have gathered a collection of quick to make, and totally cool gifts.  

Last Minute DIY Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

Last Minute DIY Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List



Vanilla Latte Sugar Scrub – Three Different Directions

Giant Chocolate Jazzies – Eats Amazing

Lavender Bath Salts – Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds



Washi Tape Silhouette – Kara Carrero

Pumpkin Pie Sugar Scrub – Study at Home Mama

Christmas Luminaries – Kidz Activities

Gift Jars – Mosswood Connections

Birds Nest Necklace – Slapdash Mom

Memory Journal – Sunny Day Family

Fleece Blanket – Mama Smiles

Kid’s Pom Pom Hat – Nemcsok Farms



Painted Pots – KCEdventures

Felt Pizza Kits – Theres’s Just One Mommy

Handprint Baseballs – Sunny Day Family

DIY Coasters – Playground Parkbench

Slime Ornaments – Little Bins for Little Hands

Tetris Magnets – Moms and Crafters




Last Minute DIY Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

Craft on people, craft on.

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