last minute DIY gifts (make a present in 45 minutes or less!)

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44 last minute DIY gifts (make these in 45 minutes or less, with materials you have on hand... at least mostly!)It’s funny, I have been sewing and baking and crafting my little heart out this last week. After declaring this the year-of-no-handmade-gifts, I sure have been in a gift-making-flurry. My theory is that I don’t feel obligated (and have all of the kids’ gift shopping finished), so I have time on my hands to whip up teacher gifts, gifts for my niece, etc. Funny how that works, right?

Just in case you’re still needing to make a handmade gift or two, I put together a list of last minute DIY gifts for you. None should take more than 45 minutes, and most of them you can make with materials you have on hand (or if not, materials you can easily get ahold of).

44 last minute DIY gift ideas (most can be made in 45 minutes or less with on hand materials)

Eyeglass caseFabric notebooks

Leather card holdersComb case10 minute cowl10 minute pom pom cowl, Vinyl shoe accessoriesChocolate spoons

Rainbow bath towelDIY potholderEar warmersLeather bow tiesRibbed beanieLavender photo sachets

Doodled onesiesTension rod theaterApronLeather hair tieLeather pouchPom pom gloves

Geode bottle stoppersNo sew hair accessories (big bow and heart), DIY jeweled clutchChalkboard tinPainted throw pillowsStenciled cocktail glasses

Simple girl’s skirtNeon painted totesNapkin/dishtowel totesPolka dot leather pouchZippered pouchEnvelope clutch

Sweet fabric dollLemon coconut sugar scrubChalkboard covered journalsSalted caramel sauceAlphabet magnetsTea wreath

Wool felt baby doll diapersLego lunch boxDIY clutchHomemade birthday cake oreosNail polish kitFlavored salted caramels

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  1. The ribbed beanie link goes to the leather bow tie information. Perhaps you could email me the ribbed beanie link-I have lots of folks who wear a heat all the time and they love beanies, If you say I can do it easily , then I believe you !~! Thanks, Happy Holidays.

    1. kate, your buy + DIY series is sheer genius- LOVE. 🙂 thanks for all of the great ideas for last minute DIY gifts! 🙂

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