Christmas is just around the corner, and you’re still looking for creative gift ideas. Fear not! Here are some last-minute creative Christmas gifts that will make the receiver smile, no matter what their age or interests. All of these ideas can be made with items found in your home, so you don’t have to worry about running out to the store at the last minute. All you need is a little bit of know-how and a little bit of creativity!
DIY Photo Albums
Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a personalized photo album filled with memories of special times shared together. It doesn’t take long to put one together—just gather up your favorite photos, print them out on cardstock paper, punch holes in them and tie them together with ribbon or twine. You can even add captions to each page if you want!
Why buy an ornament when you can make one yourself? With just a few household items (like paint, glue, googly eyes and glitter) you can create unique ornaments that will hang proudly on any tree. You can also make edible ornaments out of clove-studded oranges or gingerbread cookies. They smell great and look even better!
Gift Basket of Comfort Foods
We all need comfort sometimes, so why not give the gift of comfort? Fill a basket with your loved one’s favorite comfort foods—think candy bars, popcorn, chips and dip—and include a heartfelt note telling them how much they mean to you. They’ll appreciate the thoughtfulness behind this homemade gift more than anything else!
These were just three ideas for last minute creative Christmas gifts that anyone would love receiving. No matter who it’s for or what their interests are, these gifts will show them how much they are appreciated. So get creative this holiday season and give something truly unique and special to someone special in your life! Happy Holidays!
9 More Gift You Can Make At Home
1. A Jar of Homemade Cookies
Nothing says “I love you” like a jar of homemade cookies. This Christmas, show your loved ones how much you care by baking them a batch of their favorite cookies and packaging them up in a cute jar.
2. A Handmade Mug
If your loved ones are coffee or tea drinkers, they’ll appreciate a handmade mug this Christmas. You can either buy a plain mug and decorate it yourself, or find a mug that’s already been decorated that you know they’ll love.
3. A Custom T-Shirt
Know someone who is always wearing t-shirts with clever sayings on them? Why not make them their own custom t-shirt this Christmas? You can either design the shirt yourself or have someone else design it for you. Either way, they’re sure to love it!
4. A Photo Calendar
A photo calendar is a great gift for grandparents, parents, or any other loved one who loves to keep track of important dates. Simply gather up some of your favorite photos of the two of you together and create a calendar that they can hang on their wall.
5. A Homemade Candle
Candles make great gifts, and they’re even better when they’re homemade! If you’re crafty, you can make your own candles at home using wax and essential oils. Or, if you’re not feeling so crafty, you can always buy candles that have been made by someone else. Either way, your loved ones are sure to appreciate them.
6. A Painted Rock
Painted rocks are all the rage these days, and for good reason! They’re fun to make and can be used as decoration or paperweights. If you know someone who loves rocks, this is the perfect gift for them!
7. A Knitted Scarf
Is there someone in your life who is always cold? Knit them their very own scarf this Christmas! You can find easy scarf patterns online or in knitting books, and once you get the hang of it, it’s actually quite relaxing. Plus, your loved one will appreciate the thoughtfulness of a homemade gift.
8. A Baked Goodie Box
Who doesn’t love baked goods? This Christmas, show your loved ones how much you care by making them their very own box of baked goodies! Cookies, brownies, cakes…the sky’s the limit! Just be sure to package everything up nicely so it stays fresh until Christmas day.
9. A Customized Mug Rug
Mug rugs are basically mini blankets for your mug and cookies (or whatever else you want to put on them). They’re perfect for people who are always spilling things or for those who just like to have their own personal space when they’re enjoying a cup of coffee or tea. You can either buy mug rugs that have already been made or design your own using fabric paint or markers. Either way, your loved one is sure to appreciate this thoughtful gift!