DIY last minute gift ideas! For boyfriend, parents, BFF… |Christmas/Birthdays!

Hi guys!

In this video I will show you some really cute last minute gift ideas for all your friends and family. They are all affordable, easy and really quick to make and I’m sure everyone would love them. These are perfect for: mom, dad, sister, brother, boyfriend, girlfriend, BFF, coworkers, classmates, teacher…The list is endless!

For the first idea you will need: a deep frame, some sticker letters, and some candy or chocolate.

Start off by taking out the back of the frame and leave the glass part. Then arrange your candy in the frame. I’m using mini kit kat bars but of course you can use whatever you want. Then, put the back of the frame and secure it with some tape.

Then stick your letter so it says “in case of emergency break glass”. Finally I outlined the letter to make them pop a little bit more. And that’s it! This idea is really simple but I think is the perfect way to give candy in a creative way.

The second idea is perfect for girls and you will need: suede rope, and a closure.

First, take three strands of the rope and tape then to your table. Then just make a braid until you are happy with the length. Then cut the excess and add your closure. There are millions of different closures out there and they are easily found at craft stores or bead shops. Do the same to the other side and that’s it! These are super quick to make and they look great. I also made this orange one with just two loops.

The last idea is perfect for everyone and you will need: some chocolate chip cookies, cream cheese and chocolate.
Here, I’m using a packet of 12 cookies (200gr), 4 tablespoons of cheese and more or less 50 grs of chocolate.

First, crush the cookies with whatever you have at home and place them in a bowl or plate. Put 4 tablespoons of cream cheese in a glass put it in the microwave for a few seconds until is smooth. Pour this into the crushed cookies and mix everything until you get a thick paste.
Then, Roll the cookie mixture into little balls, and keep them in the freezer for 20 minutes.
Fill a pot with hot water and a glass inside and melt your chocolate there. This is the best way to melt chocolate without burning it.

Cover the cookie balls with the melted chocolate with the help of two spoons and before the chocolate hardens add some sprinkles if you want. Then keep it in the fridge until they harden.
I also made a bag with some cellophane. To make the base I just put a box inside and tape one of the side as I was wrapping a present. Then I took out the box and put my truffles inside. Finally, I closed the bag with some ribbon.

As you see, this idea is perfect if you want to make some treats but you’re not very good at cooking or you can’t use the oven. They taste really good so I’m sure everyone will love them!

So that was it, I hope you could find this video useful and I wish you have a merry merry Christmas with your family and friends. As always thanks for watching and I talk to you next time! Bye!

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  1. DIYlover
    April 16, 2015 at 8:55 am #

    Sorry for being missing last week, I had a really sad incident in my
    family. But I’m back this week with a new video: more DIY gift ideas! 

  2. Valeria Munoz
    April 16, 2015 at 8:57 am #

    At first I thought You were Marzia(CutiePie)

  3. Serena g
    April 16, 2015 at 9:24 am #

    You are a life saver! My friends birthday is on Saturday and I didn’t know
    what to get her. I am definitely doing the kitkat idea 🙂 Thank you so much
    for your creativity!

    I love that brand of cookies so glad they are in the UK. I am definitely
    making those for myself Haha. 

  4. Adaora Arinze
    April 16, 2015 at 9:36 am #

    I’m actually early!! Yay!! And also +DIYlover I can see this channel
    becoming big.Keep doing what your doing!!

  5. Micra Johnson
    April 16, 2015 at 10:29 am #

    I love the first DIY!

  6. Hazel Flores
    April 16, 2015 at 11:26 am #

    I REALLY want to make the chocolate truffles but all I have is starwberry
    and honey pecan cream cheese! Does it still work and taste good? And
    someone opp lease replie ASAP because tomorrow is Christmas Eve!!!

  7. Lin Tiha
    April 16, 2015 at 12:03 pm #


  8. Ivana Koceva
    April 16, 2015 at 12:42 pm #

    Thanks so much I needed an interesting idea for a gift for my best friend.
    I will definitely do all of these!

  9. Queen of awesomeness And potatoes
    April 16, 2015 at 1:30 pm #

    Love it love it love it I’m definitely using these ideas

  10. Alexandra Hurst
    April 16, 2015 at 1:52 pm #

    Omg I love your idea’s they’re so unique and so inspiring.You definitely
    earn a sub from me! ❤️

  11. Sydney De La Cruz
    April 16, 2015 at 2:19 pm #

    The first one would’ve been better if she put marshmallows on mini sticks 

  12. JustJodiexo
    April 16, 2015 at 2:49 pm #

    such lovely ideas xo my favourite is the first one 🙂 thank you so much!!!

  13. Sha Loon
    April 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm #

    Hello, I just wanted to know, about the chocolate cookies. Are there any
    other way to make them instead of cream cheese?
    I got all the ingridients except cream cheese.
    I’d love if you can answer me quickly as I am in a process of making them
    atm D:
    thank you <3

  14. jenete1234
    April 16, 2015 at 3:22 pm #

    Is there ANything ican use insted of cream chease

  15. Marionne Angeline Baldovino
    April 16, 2015 at 3:57 pm #

    When this video appeared in my phone said (diylover just uploaded a new
    video last minute chrsitmas gifts)yeah after that I click itand watch next
    I made all of this veri quickly go to the mall and buy all the things
    needed… yeah..

  16. issa alyssa
    April 16, 2015 at 4:30 pm #


  17. Cheyenne Kedy
    April 16, 2015 at 4:41 pm #

    Instead of getting a ‘deep’ frame as you said people can get a shadow box
    than they don’t have to tape the back on and make it look not as nice.. 

  18. LifeAs Mia
    April 16, 2015 at 5:12 pm #

    Loved the Cookies !! *-* Gonna Try Them Thnk uu GIRL !! <3
    Kisses From Moorroooccoooo :*

  19. Atomic Runaways
    April 16, 2015 at 5:42 pm #

    I love it: “In case of emergency, break the glass!”!

  20. Valeria Martinez
    April 16, 2015 at 6:10 pm #

    Hello DIYlover! I would love ir you could do a christmas decoration for the
    bedrooms pls, i would love to decoraste my room for this time of the year

    XOXOXOXO kisses from México!

  21. Lucy Lakatos
    April 16, 2015 at 6:31 pm #

    Omg +DIYlover The One with the break glass for amergency and the truffle
    are AMAZING!!!!! I have to pick one to do for my friend which is on Friday
    and today is wednesday what will i do please help ?!?!?!!?!

  22. Maddison Newwy
    April 16, 2015 at 7:12 pm #

    Can you please do a DIY on book book boxes 

  23. Rachel'secret 101
    April 16, 2015 at 7:22 pm #

    When u we’re making the cookie balls my mouth started watering 

  24. will taylor
    April 16, 2015 at 8:12 pm #

    Eres de España?

  25. Priya Shah
    April 16, 2015 at 8:27 pm #

    Can we use something else instead of cream cheese?