Last Minute Gift Ideas

Last Minute Holiday Gifts to the Rescue!

Sometimes the holidays can creep up on us.  If you are like me, you may have every intention of making thoughtful handmade Christmas gifts, but time never seems to be on your side?  You are in luck!   You still have time to make these simple, but so very beautiful gifts for your loved ones!  Get ready to impress!

There is still time to make these adorable handmade gift ideas!  There is something for everyone on your list this year! | Uncommon Designs

Let’s take a look at those handmade gift ideas… 


Make a handpainted snowflake mug.  You won’t believe how easy it is and you can even include some hot chocolate mix if you’d like! All you need to make this is a paint pen and a clear mug.

Graphic Towels

Make a custom graphic towel for your friends and family.  Using a little photo transfer medium and a letter printed from your computer, you will have a personalized towel with very little effort.

christmas mason jar treat

Give a “hugs and kisses” treat  this year. Fill up a mason jar with chocolates and print out a downloadable tag.

Chalkboard Napkin Rings

Whip up a set of chalkboard napkin rings with framed ornaments.  These make the perfect hostess gift, as well!

DIY Soy Candle

I would love to receive the gift of relaxation.  You can totally do this by making your loved on  a Lavender Soy Candle!

Candy Filled Ornaments

Need a little something for the kids?  Make these candy filled ornaments and you are in for some smiles!


Make your own body butter to give to the ladies on your list.  You are going to love how heavenly this feels and smells!

chalkboard pyrex hostess gift blog

This is a gift that I would love to receive.  Not only are these chalkboard painted pyrex dishes so cute… they are so practical!


Mason Jar Sugar Cookie Mix with these adorable sprinkles will  be such an easy gift idea for neighbors and co-workers!


Finally, for the cook… make this monogrammed recipe box.  They will finally have a place for their cherished recipes!

I hope you’ll  be inspired to create something for your friends and family this year.  It really can be simple to make handmade gifts and they are the gifts that are cherished for years to come!

Happy Holidays!

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Trish Flake

Hey y'all! I am Trish and the creative voice behind Uncommon Designs. I adore party planning, holiday celebrations, and all things crafty! I am so excited to share my creative adventures with you!

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