Yep, you probably are short at least one gift for the holiday. Since no one wants to set foot in a mall in the last-minute holiday rush, here are a few DIY gift ideas that take 20 minutes or less to make. If you're too busy to even click through to Pinterest, we've also broken down the elements of each gift. Any easier and we'd have to make the stuff for you.

Sugar Or Salt Scrub: Sugar (or sea salt) + Oil (any kind) + Optional Scent (orange peel, mint, etc.)


DIY Vases: Fancy Glass Bottles + Fancy Tape


Decorated Ornament: Ornament +Sharpie Marker


Food Passport: Notebook + Yelp + Gift Card


Cat Magnets: Figurines + Magnet: Paint is optional, as is the twee shopping list.


Matches In A Jar: Matches + Jar (Did we really have to spell this one out?)


Infused Vodka: Candy + Vodka + Jar


Decorated Candle: Candle + Sharpies

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  • Gilded Moleskine Journal

    Add some personality to your Moleskine by carving original gilded designs and pressing them against the journal. Head over to <a href="http://www.designmom.com/2012/09/perfect-gift-gilded-moleskine-journal/" target="_blank">Design Mom</a> for the full tutorial.

  • Gold Leaf Notebook

    Adding gold leaf details to your journal adds a touch of style and sets it apart from others. Head over to <a href="http://www.hellolucky.com/wordpress/2012/09/05/diy-gold-leaf-notepads/" target="_blank">Hello Lucky</a> for the full tutorial.

  • Button & String Journal

    This clever button & string journal is a craft activity that you can using raw materials. Head over to <a href="http://thecreativeplace.blogspot.com/2010/02/ive-been-trying-to-decide-on-what-to.html" target="_blank">The Creative Place</a> for the full tutorial.

  • DIY Striped Notebooks

    You'll never guess how this blogger made these pastel colored designs. Here's a hint: they're repurposed office supplies. Head over to <a href="http://papernstitchblog.com/2012/10/17/make-this-striped-one-minute-notebooks-diy/" target="_blank">Paper & Stitch</a> for the full tutorial.

  • Book Binding Tutorial

    This is a useful craft if you're interested in binding your own journal. You'll be able to choose from your own selection of papers and include any number of pages you'd like -- as long as the binding keeps it together, of course! Head over to <a href="http://www.modernparentsmessykids.com/2013/03/diy-book-binding-experience-journals.html" target="_blank">Modern Parents Messy Kids</a> for the full tutorial.

  • Washi Tape Journal

    These journals are given a little flair using a variety of different patterned tape. Head over to <a href="http://www.designlovefest.com/2012/08/make-it-18/" target="_blank">Design Love Fest</a> for the full tutorial.

  • Before & After Planner

    Learn how this blogger customized an existing planner by pasting her own designs. Head over to <a href="http://www.paisleywallpaperblog.com/2010/06/11/before-after-planner/" target="_blank">Paisley Wallpaper</a> for the full tutorial.