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Looking for a last minute gift idea? Here are my favorite DIY gift ideas when you need it fast

by Susanne Meixner on October 16, 2019

Hi everyone,

You have been invited to a party at short notice or forgot to take care of a present in time? Don't panic. Today I introduce my favourite gift ideas to you, if you need it fast: Digital (craft) templates for printing!

You only need a colour printer and preferably a bit thicker printer paper. Depending on the use case and printer specifications, I recommend paper between 150-250g such as this 200g* Paper. The thicker paper makes your expression look higher quality and you can conjure up a gift from home in a few minutes. A big advantage of digital templates is that you can adapt and reuse them as often as you like. In addition, they are comparatively cheap to buy. Provided you already have a printer at home.

How about, for example, a birth poster as a present for the birth or for the next baby shower? The poster templates are available in a wide variety of designs and many of them can even be customized and make your gift so personal and unique. For example the poster template HELLO BABYwhich you can download in our shop as PDF instant download:

Printable birth poster - green - moon, clouds and stars - Suzu Papers

The poster shows a moon, clouds and stars motive and looks particularly beautifully on a shelf of a children's room or over a baby bed. After the download, you can customize the poster with name, date, time, size and weight and simply print it out. All you have to do is to put the print-out in a nice DIN A4 frame * and your gift is ready. If you don't know the birth dates of the child, there are also templates without individualization, such as the digital picture set SWEET DREAMS.

Poster set children's room blue - Suzu Papers

If you go to Etsy you will find a lot of great birth posters for download or as print version.

But there are not only great digital downloads on the topic of birth as gift ideas, but also for a birthday, for example. Have you always wanted to make an explosion box yourself and give it away, but you lack the experience or the specific design idea to implement it? With the digital handicraft template HAPPY for your birthday, it's no problem. In addition to the designs, the template contains a step-by-step manual for creating your own explosion box. you will exactly understand what you need and how much time you should plan. For more information, take a look here. .

 Explosion box DIY craft template HAPPY for birthdayExplosion box DIY craft template HAPPY for birthday

Also for family members, for example for your mum on Mother's Day, there are beautiful digital downloads as print-outs. The DIY family poster FAMILIY with the quote "We are familiy - when we have each other, we have everything" , can be customized with the first names of your family members. You can definitely make your mother happy if you give her the poster along with her loving flowers and a beautiful card with personal words. It is not only a beautiful picture for your mother, but also a special gift idea for the whole family. There are also a multitude of beautiful ones on Etsy poster ideas for Mother's Day.

Family poster FAMILIY as a gift for family members, e.g. for Mother's Day Mother's Day gift - Suzu Papers

There are also printable greeting cards for a wide variety of occasions: Cards for birthdays, births, weddings, mother's day etc. One of my favorite places to get a wide range of beautiful cards is Creative Market. Here , for example, you'll find a nice set of cards for Mother's Day.

Here's a little tip: if you don't have suitable wrapping paper at home, you can also download and print out digital wrapping paper for smaller gifts. Have you also already been in the situation where you were invited to a birthday party, but only had Christmas paper at home 😊? Here you will find a great set with digital wrapping paper for a birthday. But there are also plenty of free papers to download. Simply enter "gift wrap download" in your search engine and you will definitely find what you are looking for. Wrapping with wrapping paper that you have printed yourself only works for smaller gifts, as most of you probably only have an A4 or A3 printer at home.

These have already been my recommendations for you for last minute gift ideas. I hope I was able to help you finding a suitable gift or gift wrapping for your next special occassion. Please leave me a comment and tell me what you like to give away as a gift if you need it fast.

See you soon! Your

The IDEE Creativmarkt and Rayher Hobbymarkt are great online stores for craft supplies. Here you will find all the necessary material for your DIY projects: handicrafts,  knitting, sewing or jewelry making - there is something for everyone here! Take a look at the following links *:


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