It’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner. December is a super busy time of the year and it’s so much fun! But from decorating the tree to shopping for gifts and spending time with family and friends, it can sometimes be hard to keep up with everything that’s going on.
If you’re anything like me, I still don’t have gifts picked out for everyone yet. So this year I thought it would be fun to get a little crafty! After scouring through the web, I’ve rounded up these last-minute Christmas crafts that anyone can make and gift, no matter how much time you have and what your skill level is. After the craziness of Christmas is over, I might even make some of these for myself!
1. Vintage DIY bookmarks
This is such a fun last-minute Christmas craft for all the book lovers in your life. Make them a batch of vintage bookmarks for all the great books they’ll read in 2020! https://venture1105.com/2014/03/make-bookmark-vintage-book/
2. DIY Bookends
It’s no secret that I’m crazy about all things books. (It’s a big reason I’m currently working on my own novel!) These fun bookends will make any book collection look even more impressive. http://www.designlovefest.com/2013/04/make-it-33/
3. Festive Bath Bombs
Bath bombs are all the rage. But did you know you can make your own at home? Here are 25 different ones, and they all look like so much fun! inspiredherway.com/diy-bath-bomb-recipes/
4. Make Your Own Dog Toy
Don’t leave your furry friends out of the fun this Christmas! I love this idea for a squeaky dog toy. http://laura-griffin.com/blog/2011/01/07/squeaky-doggie-bone-tutorial/
5. Yummy Caramel Apple Butter
Love spending time in the kitchen? Make this delicious caramel apple butter for all your friends! https://www.itsalwaysautumn.com/crockpot-caramel-apple-butter-diy-gift-idea.html
6. DIY Dip Dyed Ombre Tote
This makes a great carry-all bag for school, hanging out with friends and beyond! https://hisugarplum.com/diy-dip-dyed-ombre-bag/
7. Cool Wall Art
Make some awesome decor for your friends or family using paint and some potatoes! (No really) Here’s the tutorial: https://www.curbly.com/10527-make-it-affordable-diy-potato-print-art
8. Paint dipped kitchen utensils
This makes a great gift for your mom or whoever the main cook is in your family! https://www.cleverlysimple.com/diy-gift-idea-paint-dipped-kitchen-utensils/
9. Make Your Own Blanket Scarf
‘Tis the season for cold weather! This blanket scarp makes an awesome gift for anyone who needs to keep warm in the winter months. https://www.bhg.com/decorating/do-it-yourself/fabric-paper-projects/no-sew-blanket-scarf/
10. Glow in the dark slime
Have little siblings at home? This might make a great gift for them since this craft can provide hours of fun! https://domesticcharm.blogspot.com/2011/10/glow-in-dark-slime.html
I hope these last-minute Christmas crafts will help you finish up your Christmas list and beyond! Have any other great craft ideas that you want to share? I’d love to hear them!