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The Christmas train is pulling into the station! But don’t worry, you’ve still time to create a homemade Christmas. Check out my roundup of DIY Christmas Gifts you can make in less than two hours!
Quick DIY Christmas Gifts – In Under Two Hours!
Last year, I decided to craft a truly homemade Christmas by making gifts for every member of my family. It was a lot of fun and since I had months to make my DIY Christmas gifts, it wasn’t all that stressful.
But even when Christmas is around the corner and you’re short on time, you’ve still got time to make some quick DIY Christmas gifts for your family and friends. I’ve combed through my blog archives to come up with a list of my favorites.
These gifts are fun to make, and most require only basic skills and no special equipment. And though they’re gifts that anyone would be delighted to receive, all the gifts in this roundup can be made in under two hours, and most are even quicker!
Quick DIY Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen
Homemade treats that come from the kitchen are always appreciated. If you’re trying to find a gift for somebody who seems to have everything, pick something from this list. Because everybody eats!
This fun and festive recipe is easy to make and so delicious. Put it in a jar and decorate with ribbons and preparation instructions. This one can only be gifted to someone local. Be sure to keep it refrigerated until you’re ready to give your gift.
Cookies are a time-honored and much-loved Christmas gift. Southern Benne Wafers are scrumptious, sophisticated cookies that are a bit out of the ordinary.
This yummy granola is something I frequently give as gifts. People love it and often ask for the recipe.
Spiced nuts make terrific Christmas gifts. My recipe is a sweet and savory delight with maple syrup, fresh rosemary, and just a touch of spice.
Homemade vanilla extract is much more flavorful than store-bought. It only takes minutes to make but it does need to sit for a few months. If you make some now, you’ll be ahead for next Christmas.
When you’re making gifts, don’t forget your furry friends. Fido will love these homemade treats!
DIY Gifts from the Sewing Room
Home sewn Christmas gifts don’t have to be complicated! If you’ve got a sewing machine and even basic sewing skills, you’ll have no trouble stitching up these great gifts.
It’s a useful gift for sports fans or just about anyone and easy to make in under an hour. I always keep one in the trunk of my car for emergencies.
Sticky jars are easy to open with these jar openers. And making your own is easy too! Stitch some up in about 15 minutes.
These stylish ruanas are a gift that anyone would love to find under the tree. You can make one in under an hour. No pattern required!
The little girls in your life will love these cute hair scrunchies. So will the big girls. They’re fun to make and take only minutes to sew.
Book lovers will be delighted by these elegant lattice bookmarks. They take a little time and patience but the results are worth the effort.
Quick Idea Gifts from the Craft Room
Even if you don’t consider yourself “crafty”, you’ll have no trouble making these homemade gifts. Most require no special skills and all of them can be made in less than two hours.
These fun, festive glasses are some of my very favorite gifts to make and give. You can also make them with wine glasses or regular drinking glasses. Drinking from these glasses makes every day a party!
I made these cute no-sew coasters as Father’s Day gifts, but they’re a useful gift for any occasion. Customize them by choosing fabrics in the recipient’s favorite colors or novelty fabrics celebrating their interest or hobbies.
Make with fabric and beeswax, these food wraps can be used over and over. A great gift for your environmentally conscious friends.
Another practical gift for the home, these easy-to-make yarn dryer balls help clothes dry more quickly and can help them feel softer.
Even beginning crocheters should have no trouble making these cute, cozy slippers in under two hours. Super bulky yarn means they stitch up quickly. I made several pairs last year and they were such fun to crochet. My friends and family loved them!