Some special occasion is coming, and you need a gift, but you have completely forgotten to buy. No need to worry about it; we are presenting you top 10 ideas for DIY gifts that you can make in less than an hour. Most of these projects are pretty straight forward though.
We most like that these are simple ideas that you can do quickly, with materials that you probably have at home. Moreover, they look expensive, but they actually cost very little to make.
For example, marbled mugs, you can find a simple white mug for only one dollar, and you can decorate them with different colors of nail polish that you have at home to make them look very elegant and special. We hope that we will inspire you to make your own unique gift. This will give a special touch, charm, and delight to your exceptional present.
Take a look at our selection of projects; try to make your perfect gift, then share your experience with us.
1. Marbled Mugs
Nail polish marbling is a really interesting concept, and applied at coffee mugs can be a perfect present for your friends. You have to try this out. It is very simple to make only take a few steps only thing you have to think about is the combinations of colors and design you want to achieve. Easy, cheap project!
2. Nail Polished Flower Crown
You can make beautiful flowers from wire and nail polish! You can make it as a flower crown, or if you make it smaller, you can also use it as a bracelet, a wonderful gift. It is simply amazing!
3. Paper Clip Angels
These cute little angels are made from paper clips. You can easily make a dozen of them in an hour with this tutorial. The project is very simple and explained with pictures in every step. They are adorable, don’t you think?
4. Jewelry Magnets
Magnets are ideal gifts for any occasion. Instead of letting vintage brooches gather dust in your jewelry box, turn them into refrigerator magnets. This is a very nice upcycled treasure project.
5. Home Organizer/Advent Calendar
Soft felt fabric and simple craft ideas create this beautiful home organizer or advent calendar, perfect for a present. This wall decoration is an easy DIY project. The handmade home organizer can be personalized with your favorite color. You can also add a few surprise gifts to your home organizer, turning it into a very special handmade present.
6. Vintage Record Clock
This is an easy project for an authentic vintage record clock made from recycled vinyl LP records. You only need 3 items to make this. Many of your friends would love this eye-catching gift. It is so adorable!
7. Mint Grapefruit Body Scrub
Here is a super easy project to make with just a few ingredients, a bowl and spoon, and a few small canning jars. Anyone can do this body scrub; only you will have to decide about the aroma. This body scrub was made of mint and grapefruit. Enjoy your sweet and fun homemade gift with those you love.
8. Macrame Hanging Vase
This is a really satisfying craft; maybe at first it seems complicated, but with this step-by-step tutorial, you will see that it is actually very easy. You can use the colored or monochromatic cord. But if you don’t have a rope or nylon cord, you can make a beautiful macrame using a t-shirt. Great gift idea!
9. Grown-Up Hot Cocoa Kit
Here is one exclusive idea for a gift grown-up hot cocoa kit. The cost is low – a mason jar, some powdered hot cocoa, marshmallows, and a mini bottle of Baileys – but the impact is high. It is a phenomenal winter gift.
10. Digital Tablet Device Sleeve
Finding great ideas for guys can be tough. Luckily for you here, we have a perfect handmade idea, let`s say for father’s day. For this project, you will need basic sewing skills, but the crucial part is to choose the right fabric. If you follow this step-by-step tutorial, you can make a wonderful digital tablet device sleeve. Take a look at this exclusive gift.