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Though you still have time to shop before Christmas, you might be tempted to bypass the crazed shopping zombies at the mall. Instead, you could order everything online ... or, you could go the DIY route. Here are 45 ideas that, for the most part, you won't screw up. Try it. If you fail, there's always Amazon.

  • 1
    Tea Wreath
    This unique wreath is perfect for any tea-lover you know.
  • 2
    Striped Umbrella
    Turn a blah umbrella into a stylish accessory in no time.
  • 3
    Leather Pouch
    Ashley Rose
    A one-of-a-kind gift that only costs $15 to make.
  • 4
    Collegiate Scarf
    Forget the college bookstore -- you won't even need to leave home to make this spirited gift.
  • 5
    Shower Curtain
    Design Love Fest
    This hand-embroidered shower curtain will turn any bathroom into a fun and relaxing oasis.
  • 6
    Instagram Cards
    Say Yes To Hoboken
    Bring memories to life by turning Instagram photos into a very personal greeting card set.
  • 7
    Fabric Scrap Keychains
    These keychains make inexpensive stocking stuffers.
  • 8
    Animal Bookends
    Brighten up a bookshelf with these fun and colorful bookends.
  • 9
    Wool Throw Blankets
    A great way to stay warm and cozy this winter!
  • 10
    Typographic Coasters
    A great gift for anyone who has an opinion on Helvetica vs Times New Roman.
  • 11
    Altoid Tin Toolbox
    Alpha Mom
    This mini toolbox is the perfect place to store nails, screws and other small hardware.
  • 12
    Heart-Shaped Potholders
    The perfect gift for the hostess with the mostess.
  • 13
    iPhone Book Dock
    Little Lovelies
    A decorative way to hold and charge your smartphone.
  • 14
    Neckties For Men
    The Purl Bee
    Give him something he will actually use.
  • 15
    Monogrammed Mugs
    Design Mom
    A great way to personalize a practical item.
  • 16
    Icy Treat Cell Phone Holders
    These cute popsicles and ice cream sandwiches will help you stay organized.
  • 17
    Pantone Chip Magnets
    A colorful gift any artsy friend would love.
  • 18
    Confetti-Sprinkled Napkins
    A great gift to give the frequent entertainer on your list.
  • 19
    Paint-Splattered Umbrella
    Brighten up a rainy day with a neon umbrella.
  • 20
    Knitted Coasters
    Practice knitting squares make for a perfect set of coasters.
  • 21
    Washi Tape Journals
    The perfect gift for the writer on your list.
  • 22
    Monogrammed Soaps
    This gift is really easy to personalize.
  • 23
    Paper Doll Kit
    Give a gift that any creative and crafty kid would adore!
  • 24
    His And Hers Pillowcases
    These his and hers pillowcases are perfect for any couple sharing an apartment or moving into their first home together!
  • 25
    Kindle Case
    Any e-reader owner will love this one-of-a-kind case.
  • 26
    Neon Coiled Bowls
    Fill these bowls with something they love to make this the ultimate gift.
  • 27
    Chic Luggage Tag
    This personalized fabric tag is perfect for the jet-setter on your list.
  • 28
    Placemat Clutch
    Turn a funky-patterned placemat into a one-of-a-kind fashion accessory for the fashionista on your list.
  • 29
    Wristlet Key Fobs
    A cute and customized ribbon key fob to carry their keys.
  • 30
    Make Embellished Dishtowels
    Their kitchen will look brighter with these pretty, embellished dish towels.
  • 31
    Photo Collage Star
    Make a decorative photo collage with meaningful photos for the recipient.
  • 32
    DIY Cocktail Ring
    Use an old costume earring or button to create a fancy (and inexpensive!) ring. Perfect for someone who loves fun and unique jewelry.
  • 33
    Paint Swirl Vases
    Give the gift of funky home decor with these swirled vases.
  • 34
    Keyboard Message
    Use old keys from a keyboard to create a personalized gift with a meaningful message.
  • 35
    Marbled Drinking Glasses
    Use nail polish to give plain glassware a pop of color. Perfect for a friend with a new home or apartment.
  • 36
    Reversible Apron
    Give your favorite hostess a new kitchen accessory: this cute reversible apron.
  • 37
    Coffee Cozy
    Help the coffee fiend on your list go green with a reusable coffee sleeve.
  • 38
    Felt Phone Case
    This pretty felt case is a personalized way to keep their phone safe.
  • 39
    Pet Dishes
    Know someone with a new pet? Create these personalized pet dishes by using a simple wood burning tool.
  • 40
    Canvas Portrait
    Turn a photo into beautiful canvas wall art that doubles as a very meaningful gift.
  • 41
    Tablet Case
    Create this case for any of your techie friends.
  • 42
    Instagram Calendar
    This personalized calendar is an awesome way to display some of the recipient's most memorable moments.
  • 43
    Emergency Zippered Pouch
    This zippered pouch is both cute and useful. The perfect stocking stuffer!
  • 44
    Geode Bottle Stoppers
    These pretty bottle stoppers are a great gift for anyone on your list who loves to entertain.
  • 45
    Floppy Disk Planters
    Repurpose old floppy disks into a fun planter to make an awesome green gift.