10 mini DIYs that you can whip up super-fast

Some DIY projects can take hours or even days, but don't despair: There are a ton of cute, fun projects you can make even if you have only an hour to spare.
Whether you're looking to make a last-minute gift or you just want to squeeze some crafting time into your busy day, these projects will give you amazing results without using all your time.
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1. Metallic fridge magnets (h/t Inspired By Charm)
Why should kids get to have all the fun with alphabet fridge magnets? These gold magnetic letters look much more grown-up, but they still let you have all the fun of spelling out words on your fridge.
2. Gold confetti mug (h/t Lines Across)
Now that you've made some gold fridge magnets, why not make a gold confetti mug to match? This design would look great on a bowl or a cream pitcher too.
3. Custom Sharpie mug
If gold confetti isn't your style, you can still make a gorgeous custom mug with nothing but a Sharpie. This project is very easy and customizable. Get the full tutorial here.
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4. Driftwood necklace holder (h/t Visibly Moved)
As long as you have the supplies on hand, this necklace holder is a breeze to make. Why not gather a bunch of pretty dresser knobs, and make a couple for your friends?
5. Coffee scented candle
Coffee-scented candles are one of the quickest ways to make your home smell amazing, and this DIY version does the job just as well as the store-bought versions. It also only takes a minute or two to whip up. Get the full tutorial here.
6. Embellished pillow (h/t The Shabby Creek Cottage)
Who knew it was so easy to transform a boring pillow into something beautiful? This project takes only half an hour, and you can customize your pillow to say whatever you like.
7. Simple DIY dry-erase board (h/t One Little Project)
Why would you ever use a boring white dry-erase board when you could make a cute, colorful one in only five minutes? This is great for everything from menus to memos.
8. Inkblot napkins (h/t Paper & Stitch)
Upgrade your dinner table with these colorful napkins. This is a pretty quick project, but don't be surprised if you wind up spending the whole day experimenting with different colors.
9. Button tacks (h/t Fellow Fellow)
Wondering what to do with that jar of buttons? Use them to make beautiful button tacks like these. You'll never go back to using boring dollar-store tacks again.
10. Pallet coasters (h/t The Sorry Girls)
Popsicle sticks can be a DIYer's best friend, especially if you want to make some coasters. These pallet coasters are adorable, inexpensive, and easy to make.
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