12/14/2013 09:48 am ET Updated Dec 13, 2016

45 Awesome DIY Gift Ideas That Anyone Can Do (PHOTOS)

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 <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/20/homemade-gift-idea-tea-bag-wreath_n_2331607.html?utm_hp_ref=huffpost-h
    This unique wreath is perfect for any tea-lover you know.
  • 2 Striped Umbrella
    Turn a blah umbrella into a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/19/homemade-gift-idea-umbrella-diy_n_2325075.html"
    Turn a blah umbrella into a stylish accessory in no time.
  • 3 Leather Pouch
    A <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/18/homemade-gift-ideas-leather-pouch_n_2317537.html?utm_hp_ref=huffpost-home
    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 <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/17/h
    Forget the college bookstore -- you won't even need to leave home to make this spirited gift.
  • 5 Shower Curtain
    This <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/16/homemade-gift-ideas-shower-curtain_n_2303525.html?utm_hp_ref=huffpost-
    Design Love Fest
    This hand-embroidered shower curtain will turn any bathroom into a fun and relaxing oasis.
  • 6 Instagram Cards
    Bring memories to life by turning <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/14/homemade-gift-ideas-instagram-cards_n_229
    Say Yes To Hoboken
    Bring memories to life by turning Instagram photos into a very personal greeting card set.
  • 7 Fabric Scrap Keychains
    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/13/homemade-gift-ideas-fabric-scrap-keychain_n_2286828.html">These keychains</
    These keychains make inexpensive stocking stuffers.
  • 8 Animal Bookends
    Brighten up a bookshelf with these fun and <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/12/homemade-gift-ideas-animal-booke
    Brighten up a bookshelf with these fun and colorful bookends.
  • 9 Wool Throw Blankets
    A great way to <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/10/homemade-gift-ideas-wool-blankets_n_2272895.html">stay warm<
    A great way to stay warm and cozy this winter!
  • 10 Typographic Coasters
    A great <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/10/homemade-gift-ideas-typographic-coasters_n_2271648.html">gift for a
    A great gift for anyone who has an opinion on Helvetica vs Times New Roman.
  • 11 Altoid Tin Toolbox
    This <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/07/homemade-gift-ideas-altoid-toolbox_n_2259505.html">mini toolbox</a> is
    Alpha Mom
    This mini toolbox is the perfect place to store nails, screws and other small hardware.
  • 12 Heart-Shaped Potholders
    The <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/06/homemade-gift-ideas-heart-pot-holders_n_2251110.html">perfect gift</a>
    The perfect gift for the hostess with the mostess.
  • 13 iPhone Book Dock
    A <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/homemade-gift-ideas-iphone-dock_n_2246125.html">decorative way</a> to hol
    Little Lovelies
    A decorative way to hold and charge your smartphone.
  • 14 Neckties For Men
    Give him something he <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/homemade-gift-ideas-men-neck-ties_n_2237939.html?utm_
    The Purl Bee
    Give him something he will actually use.
  • 15 Monogrammed Mugs
    A great <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/03/homemade-gift-ideas-monogrammed-mugs_n_2233850.html?utm_hp_ref=huff
    Design Mom
    A great way to personalize a practical item.
  • 16 Icy Treat Cell Phone Holders
    These cute popsicles and <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/03/homemade-gift-ideas-ice-cream-phone-case_n_2231031
    These cute popsicles and ice cream sandwiches will help you stay organized.
  • 17 Pantone Chip Magnets
    A <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/30/homemade-gift-ideas-pantone-magnets_n_2219894.html?utm_hp_ref=huffpost-ho
    A colorful gift any artsy friend would love.
  • 18 Confetti-Sprinkled Napkins
    A great gift to give the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/29/homemade-gift-ideas-confetti-napkins_n_2212603.htm
    A great gift to give the frequent entertainer on your list.
  • 19 Paint-Splattered Umbrella
    Brighten up a rainy day with a <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/28/homemade-gift-ideas-umbrella_n_2205418.html"
    Brighten up a rainy day with a neon umbrella.
  • 20 Knitted Coasters
    Practice knitting squares make for a perfect <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/27/homemade-gift-ideas-knitted-co
    Practice knitting squares make for a perfect set of coasters.
  • 21 Washi Tape Journals
    The <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/26/homemade-gift-ideas-washi-tape-journal_n_2193118.html?utm_hp_ref=huffpo
    The perfect gift for the writer on your list.
  • 22 Monogrammed Soaps
    This <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/21/homemade-gift-ideas-mongrammed-soap_n_2173140.html?utm_hp_ref=huffpost
    This gift is really easy to personalize.
  • 23 Paper Doll Kit
    Give a gift that <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/20/homemade-gift-paper-doll-kit_n_2165238.html?utm_hp_ref=huf
    Give a gift that any creative and crafty kid would adore!
  • 24 His And Hers Pillowcases
    These <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/20/homemade-gift-his-and-hers-pillowcases_n_2166747.html?utm_hp_ref=huff
    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 <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/19/homemade-gift-kindle-case_n_2160348.html?
    Any e-reader owner will love this one-of-a-kind case.
  • 26 Neon Coiled Bowls
    Fill <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/19/homemade-gift-idea-neon-coiled-bowls_n_2158007.html">these bowls</a> w
    Fill these bowls with something they love to make this the ultimate gift.
  • 27 Chic Luggage Tag
    This <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/05/craft-of-the-day-luggage-tag_n_1943372.html">personalized fabric 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 <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/26/craft-of-the-day-turn-
    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 <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/11/craft-of-the-day-wristlet-key-fob_n_1865445.html" tar
    A cute and customized ribbon key fob to carry their keys.
  • 30 Make Embellished Dishtowels
    Their kitchen will look brighter with these pretty, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/11/craft-of-the-day-embell
    Their kitchen will look brighter with these pretty, embellished dish towels.