Top Ten || Last Minute DIY Holiday Gifts

 With Christmas and Hanukkah just a few days away, late shoppers are scrambling to get last minute gifts. I just finished my shopping today, so I know how it feels to procrastinate and stress about finding the perfect thing at the last second. Whether you want to make something with your hands and from the heart or simply avoid the crowds and chaos of shopping, I got you. I’ve scoured the web for ten of the best DIY’s that are perfect holiday gifts. The best part is they all could’ve been bought at Anthro and will cost you a fraction of the price!

Embroidery Thread Necklace


 Photo via Mollie Makes 

I love the bright colors and the texture of this necklace from Mollie Makes. It has a chic ethnic vibe. One suggestion I found was to use cotton embroidery thread. If you want a more finished look take a peek at how Janalyn Marie updated it.

HWTF x Makers Kit Braided Bracelets


Photo via Honestly WTF 

These simple bracelets from Honestly WTF are a fun update on the Friendship Bracelet.

Homemade Bubble Bath

enhanced-23874-1418676819-21Photo via Eat Drink Chic

I’m a sucker for great packaging and these free printables from Eat Drink Chic dress up this bottle of Bubble Bath perfectly.

Gemstone Soap


Photo via  A Beautiful Mess

These Gemstone Soaps are super easy to make and so pretty you’ll want a few for yourself.

Painted Camera Strap


Photo via  POPSUGAR Photography / Allison McNamara

Unleash your inner Picasso with this Painted Camera Strap. Perfect for the shutterbug on your list.

Passport Cover


Photo via  Sugar and Cloth

Stash Book


Photo: POPSUGAR Photography / Sarah Lipoff

This Stash Book is not only great for hiding stuff at home, it’s even better for hiding valuables when traveling. Don’t worry about the maid taking an extra tip, hide it here.

Polaroid Magnets


Photo via POPSUGAR Photography / Patricia Pan


 Photo via One Little Project

A cute card stuffed with a little cash is always a great last minute gift. This Paint Chip Card is adorable and so easy to make.



Photo via Say Yes

Make personalized cards for each friend using your favorite photo from their Gram.


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