10 Very-Last-Minute DIY Gift Ideas [BUZZFEED]

1. Placemat Clutch

Placemat Clutch

Mckenzie/Kollabora / Via kollabora.com

A cloth placemat, super glue, some seam tape, and a magnet and you’ve got onechic little party bag to hand off to your BFF. That giant BBQ sauce stain on the front? That just makes it one-of-a-kind.

2. Mason Jar Cookie Kits

Mason Jar Cookie Kits

Jen Carriero/Kollabora / Via kollabora.com

You don’t have time for baking! Toss the ingredients for your fave cookies into a mason jar and then conveniently invite yourself over to your neighbor’s place to partake in the results.

3. Pom Trim Scarf

Pom Trim Scarf

Carry On Carry On / Via carryon-carryon.com

Got some leftover fabric? Glue a bit of pom pom trim to the edges, wrap it up in some fancy tissue paper and give it to your little sister like you just spent a week’s worth of groceries on that baby at Anthropologie.

4. 2 Hour Cowl

2 Hour Cowl

Lauren Dahl/Kollabora / Via kollabora.com

Save this one for someone you really like. Because 2 hours of your time shouldn’t be wasted on that girl from HR who gives you hella side eye every morning while drinking her 48oz pumpkin spice latte.

5. Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Unskinny Boppy / Via unskinnyboppy.com

Because who doesn’t want to have baby soft skin and smell like peppermint. Actually, you’re secretctly wishing the peppermint part on your cubicle mate because that overpowering cloud of FANTASY Britney Spears “eau de parfum” she brings into the office every morning is slowly burning away the lining of your nasal passages.

6. Leather Soled Mittens

Leather Soled Mittens

Sewbon/Kollabora / Via kollabora.com

Put that stack of ugly, grandma-gifted sweaters to good use by repurposing them into some funky mittens and always be able to find your friends in a crowd.

7. Scrapbook Tile Coasters

Scrapbook Tile Coasters

The Cottage Mama / Via thecottagemama.com

In an extreme case of desperation I guess you can hack a few tiles out of your shower wall and slap on some scrapbook paper? Or you can check out your local Home Depot…your choice.

8. “French” Lockets

"French" Lockets

InstaCraft/Kollabora / Via kollabora.com

Take a few coats of your favorite OPI or Essie color to a blank locket to give it a certain “je ne sais quoi.”

9. Stitched Pillow

Stitched Pillow

House of Earnest / Via houseofearnest.com

Add your mom’s favorite pet silhouette to a throw pillow so whenever you visit you’re always reminded that she does indeed love the dog more than she loves you.

10. Braided Leather Bracelet

Braided Leather Bracelet

Bubby and Bean / Via bubbyandbean.com

Braid up a few straps of leather cord and remember to actually give them as gifts and not just stack them up on your own wrist like a boss.

This entry was published on December 16, 2013 at 10:00 am and is filed under Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: