25+ Last Minute DIY Gift Ideas You Can Make in Less Than an Hour

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It never fails! Every year I forget someone on my list or something comes up and we need a small last minute gift for someone.  Here are some cute gift ideas that take less than an hour to make (sometimes even minutes).

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Homemade Sugar Scrub:  This is a quick and easy to make and goes right into a cute mason jar.

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Homemade Gingerbread Man Playdough Kit:  This is so cute and so creative! You better make extras for your own kids!

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Snowman Soap Containers:  This cute gift can be made with construction paper, wrapping paper, glue, and a ribbon. Kids would love to help make these.

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Clementine Wreath:  This is a cute, simple, and healthy gift.  See the tutorial HERE.

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Chocolate Dipped Spoons:  These are great for hot chocolate or coffee.  You can use multi-colored spoons and wrap a few in cellophane paper and a ribbon.

There are all sorts of little food and other items you can purchase.  Then simply print a tag with a cute little saying on it and you are done.  Here are some great ideas:

  • Hershey’s Hugs: “Lots of hugs this holiday season.”
  • Almond Joy: “Joy to the world.”
  • Jolly Ranches: “Have a holly jolly .”
  • Twizzlers:  “Twizz the season.”
  • Twix:  “We Twix you a Merry Christmas”
  • Box of Chocolate Covered Cherries: “Wishing you a cherry Christmas”
  • Bag of Gourmet Nuts: “We’re Nuts about you!”
  • Jar of Jam: “Hoping your Christmas is “jam” packed with cheer”
  • Box of Muffins or Muffin Mix:  “You’re getting muffin for Christmas”
  • Cookie Dough: “We could all use a little extra dough this holiday season.”
  • Plate of Cookies: “Christmas cookies and happy hearts, this is how the holiday starts.”
  • Box of Microwave Popcorn: “May your holiday be poppin!” 
  • Cocoa Mix: “Wishing you a ‘WARM’ and wonderful Christmas!”
  • Gourmet Soup Mix: “Have a souper Christmas”
  • Jar of Pasta Sauce with Box of Pasta: “Have a “pasta-tively” happy holiday!”
  • 6-Pk of Gourmet Soda Bottles:  ” Soda-lighted you are my neighbor” (or friend)
  • Bottle of Sparkling Cider: “Wishing you a sparkling hoilday season!”
  • Bottle of Sprite: “May your holiday be merry and sprite.”
  • Bottle of Rootbeer:  “We are rooting for you to have a happy holiday season.”
  • Candle: “May your days be happy, your heart be light, your Christmas merry and the New Year bright.”
  • Oven Mitt Filled with Treats: “We have to ad-“mitt” you’re a great neighbor!”
  • Bubbles: “May your holidays “bubble” over with fun!”
  • Hand Sanitzer:  label = “Hand Santa-tizer” 
  • Nativity Ornament: “Remember the reason for the season.”

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