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10 DIY Gifts You Can Make Last Minute

It's DIY crunch time.
12/06/2016 12:05pm ET | Updated November 8, 2017

We’re all about making gifts over the holidays, and here’s why: Homemade gifts are a holiday workhorse. They’re thoughtful, often personal and can be created for much less money than if you shopped for them instead.

Yet for even the craftiest among us, to make your own holiday gifts can be a large undertaking, with just one project requiring several weeks to complete.

Since it’s officially crunch time, and your itch to get creative may persist, we rounded up the best DIY holiday gifts that are still impressive, but low stress.

Once you have the materials, all of these projects can be turned around in one day. Some of these gifts are healthy, others are luxurious and another downright chic.

Trust us when we tell you, there’s something in here for everyone.

1
Clementine Wreaths
Get the directions for DIY clementine wreaths at Omiyage Blogs
2
DIY Bottle Stoppers
Get the directions for DIY wood burned bottle stoppers from A Beautiful Mess
3
DIY Bath Bombs
Find step-by-step directions for creating DIY bath bombs from Idlewife
4
Grosgrain Camera Strap
Find the instructions for a DIY grosgrain camera strap on For The Makers
5
Flower Vase DIY
Get the flower vase DIY project instructions from A Beautiful Mess
6
Homemade Beeswax Candles
Get the directions to create homemade beeswax candles from A Beautiful Mess
7
Leather Mousepad DIY
Get the directions for the leather mousepad DIY idea on the blog Cupcakes and Cashmere
8
Color Blocked Soap DIY
Get the instructions to make a color blocked soap DIY project from A Beautiful Mess
9
DIY Gift Buckets
Get directions for a DIY gift bucket from Mr. Kate
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Pom-Pom Blanket DIY
Get the directions to create a pom-pom blanket from A Beautiful Mess
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