So you’ve made it through December and managed to forget a special someone on your shopping list. Or perhaps the perfect gift you’re surprising them with won’t be there in time for Christmas morning. We’ve all been there and you may feel stressed and desperate. We’ve put together a list of gifts you can make at home without the wait for shipping or funds. Or, if you’re in the mood to make something thoughtful take a look at these ideas! It’s never too late to come up with something your special someone will love.


DIY Map Magnets

Does your friend love traveling or have you been somewhere special together? Create a functional keepsake with items you already have at home!



Homemade Shaving Cream

There’s nothing better than a clean shave with moisturizing cream. Unless it’s homemade. Impress the man in your life by whipping up this soothing batch of homemade shaving cream.



Marbled Clay Ring Dish

With all the jewelry gifts that flood in during the holidays, your girlfriend will need somewhere to keep it all without cluttering the bathroom counter. Create a beautiful ring dish in any color scheme!



DIY Guess Who

Take a twist on this vintage board game by creating characters out of your own family. It’ll sure be a hit at family game night!



Gemstone Soap

A beautiful take on homemade soap bars, these will surely light up the faces of your friends and family members. If you prefer the smell of coffee, check out this tutorial on How to Make Coffee Soap.



Magnetic Wristband

For the handy man in your life, this handmade wristband can keep all of his screws and nails in one place while working on his projects.



Keepsake Cutting Board

Got a family favorite recipe? With a wood burner, simply write the age-old recipe into a wooden cutting board. Makes a perfect gift for your mom.



Leather Cord Roll

Make these simple cord keepers for the organized (or disorganized) friends in your life.