15 DIY Gifts You Can Still Make Today (But Actually!)

There are always a few people who somehow get left off the gift list, leaving you empty-handed and embarrassed. Well not this year!

By Tikva Morrow

Roll out some clay coasters

You can fake just about any high-end look with clay. Time to get creative and make some functional art!

Create cute customs spoons

Wrap a string of beads around a spare serving spoon to make one-of-a-kind designer kitchenware.

Mix up an aromatic holiday diffuser

This is a great hostess gift and so quick to make. Just stick a few sprigs in an ornament and you're good to go!

Treat friends with a DIY sugar scrub

You already have everything you need for these in your kitchen cabinets!

Add custom labels to plain mugs

Personalize some cute mugs to please all the coffee-lovers in your life.

Paint cute designs on cheap tea towels

Give a cute custom look to some inexpensive tea towels using stencils. This is a really easy one to personalize!

Tie string into Boho coasters

Make a few of these trendy decor pieces while watching your favorite Christmas movie.

Upcycle toys into jewelry dishes

Find some toys your kids have lost interest in and craft simple, stylish jewelry organizers.

Gift plants in style with painted planters

Plants always make great holiday gifts, but DIY planters are a great way to make them a bit more special.

Mix up a batch of DIY shower melts

Grab your favorite essential oils to give your friends the gift of no more sniffles!

Swirl together some luxurious body butter

This unicorn body butter recipe is for your most imaginative and playful pals.

Turn old cutting boards into kitchen decor

Time to retire some cutting boards? In their next life, let them make someone's kitchen beautiful.

Add some style to plain wooden spoons

It's not hard to get your hands on a set of plain wooden serving spoons, and it's even easier to upgrade 'em.

Turn a cutting board into a tray

All it takes is some handles to turn an old cutting board into a rustic, trendy decor item.

Make snowy candles with salt

These snowy candle jars are free and so easy to make. Create a few for yourself, too!