Gift Guide: Last Minute DIY Gifts

Well ladies, we’ve come to our final holiday gift guide of 2015! If you haven’t seen them already, we’ve created over a dozen gift guides for all of the best people on your list. From the man in your life to your bestie and parents, there’s truly something for everyone. While we’ve been having so much fun putting these together for you, Christmas is right around the corner and it’s time to get wrapping!

Today’s gift guide is for those who prefer to get their hands a little messy… And since you don’t have to wait for them to ship, they make great last minute gifts too. Below you’ll find 10 of the cutest DIYs that we could find, all of which are just as easy to create as they are adorable. If you’re looking to give your loved ones a handmade gift this year, keep on scrolling…

Gingerbread Cookies in A Jar by

1. Gingerbread Cookies in A Jar by
Instead of delivering a cookie plate this year, why not deliver one of these cute gingerbread mason jars? There’s nothing sweeter than a handmade gift and this one takes the cake for being both yummy and cute. To make this gift even better, add on a gingerbread cookie cutter.

Gold Dipped Jewelry Trays via A Fabulous Fete

2. Gold Dipped Jewelry Trays via A Fabulous Fete
If you know anything about us at Team LC, we love our trinket trays. What else would we put our favorite LC Lauren Conrad jewels on? If you have a lady on your list with an affinity for jewelry, this DIY gift is for you!

Vintage Teacup Candles via Hey Gorg

3. Vintage Teacup Candles via Hey Gorg
We probably throw around the word cute like confetti over here, but this DIY is the very definition of it. This gift doubles as a sweet little teacup once the candle has burned all the way down, so why not include a box of tea or hot cocoa?

DIY Crystal Knob Boxes via Homey Oh My!

4. DIY Crystal Knob Boxes via Homey Oh My!
Here’s a DIY we’ve never seen before! Not only is this DIY an easy one to recreate, it’s the perfect combination of minimal and glam. Use them as a gift box and fill them with something special or simply give them as a gift on their own.

Colorful Copper Pipe Hanging Planter via A Beautiful Mess

5. Colorful Copper Pipe Hanging Planter via A Beautiful Mess
Here’s a gift that we wouldn’t mind receiving! While these copper pipe hanging planters look like they’re for the experienced, we promise that even the most novice crafter can pull them off. Plus, whomever you gift them to will be so impressed!

Lavender Bath Bombs via A Pumpkin and A Princess

6. Lavender Bath Bombs via A Pumpkin and A Princess
Don’t spend an arm and a leg on store-bought bath bombs when you can make your own right at home! These lavender bath bombs offer a touch of relaxation after a long day—the perfect gift for your favorite girl boss.

Pinecone Fire Starter Favors via Something Turquoise

7. Pinecone Fire Starter Favors via Something Turquoise
Nothing says winter quite like cozying up to a warm fire. These homemade pinecone fire starters are a unique and useful gift to help your loved ones ring in the winter season. These would be adorable in a stocking or holiday basket, the possibilities are endless!

Gold Foil Brushstroke Clutch via Delineate Your Dwelling

8. Gold Foil Brushstroke Clutch via Delineate Your Dwelling
Calling all fashionistas! This DIY gift is sure to wow whoever receives it. With just a few craft supplies, you can turn a simple clutch or jewelry pouch into this gold-foiled work of art. We might even make one for ourselves…

Mason Jar Snow Globes via

9. Mason Jar Snow Globes via
Snow globes are a nostalgic Christmas staple and we love this grown up DIY version. Impress your loved ones by creating your own snow globes using this easy step-by-step tutorial. Use holiday themed items inside them or add a personal touch by encasing your favorite photos.

DIY Camera Strap via DesignLoveFest

10. DIY Camera Strap via DesignLoveFest
Do you have a photographer on your list this year? If so, this DIY gift is definitely one you should consider putting together. These easy to make geometric camera straps are the best way to tote around a camera, plus they’re super fun to make!

Will you be trying your hand at any of these DIY gifts?

We know we will be! Let us know in the comments.

XO Team LC