9 Great DIY Gifts You Can Still Make In Time For The Holidays

by Aoife Riach

The holidays are almost here, and if you’ve left your present-buying expedition to the last minute, don’t panic! Luckily, BUST has got some awesome DIY gifts ideas you can make in the nick of time and that will be so much more meaningful than anything you could buy in a store!

1. DIY Wall Hanging

Wall HangingPhoto by Megan Senior

2. Holiday Cookies

CookiesPhotographed by Julia Stotz

3. DIY Book Purse

Book PursePhotographed by Megan Senior

4. Feminist Em-Broadry Hoop Art

EmbrideryExcerpted from Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy by Bonnie Burton. Reprinted with permission from Quirk Books.

5. Pumpkin Spice Face Mask

Pumpkin Spice Face MaskPhotographer: Lauren Perlstein Hair & Makeup: Candice Forness Model: Izabella Z @ Q Models

6. No-Knit Scarf

ScarfPhoto: Megan Senior; Model: Naimah Terry; Hair/Makeup: Mary Guthrie; Nails: Miss Pop; Dress: Modcloth; Location: The Landing at Industry City

7. Delicious-Smelling Candles

CandlesPhotographed by Kaela Speicher

8. Edgy Leather Harness

Leather Harness

9. Cute Block-Printed Tea Towel

TeaTowelPhotographed by Julia Stotz


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