10 Last-Minute Christmas Gifts — 3D Printed!

We've all been there before: it's your favorite time of year, but you just never got around to buying those stocking stuffers for your loved ones.

Hopefully, you never find yourself in such a fix, but if you do, here are 10 gifts (in no particular order) you can print before Christmas morning rolls around:


Evergreen Tree Christmas Ornament on Card

What better way to kick things off than the classic plastic card models, in the form of a Christmas tree! It's small and easy to print, and kids and adults alike should enjoy putting it together.

Get one for yourself at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1209775.



Articulated Christmas              Toys

Little toy figurines are fun, so why not give them a 3D printed, Christmas spin? These articulated toys print in one piece, with built-in joints hidden all over the place. Looks even better with a little paint!

Get one for yourself at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1168292.





By LeFabShop, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/

Here's a classic. The cute elephant by LeFabShop, printed in-place with movable legs, a nod-able head, and a flexible trunk! Gorgeous with little cleanup required!

Get one for yourself at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:257911.



Measuring Cube

Love cooking? Can't help losing all your cups and measures? Here's an all-in-one solution, in both metric and imperial! Be sure to print in food-safe materials, and keep it clean!

Get one for yourself at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2676324.



Curved Honeycomb Vase


Christmas brings its fair share of greenery, so try this simple, elegant, and incredibly modernistic vase! For making it watertight, try PETG filament (or a clear coat!).

Get one for yourself at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2376777.


Self-Watering Planter


By Parallel Goods, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/

Don't have a green enough thumb for the honeycomb vase? Try this self-watering planter! Prints in two parts, so find some colors to match your home!

Get one for yourself at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:903411.


SD Card Case


Any photographer or techie would definitely appreciate this. Holds up to six standard SD cards in a nice little snowflake.

Get one for yourself at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:213842.


Smartphone and Tablet          Stand

Let's face it: our smartphones are far too precious to lie on a couch or nightstand. Print this smartphone/tablet stand, which can be repositioned in several different ways for your expensive little device.

Get one for yourself at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1387260.


Springy Apple Cable              Savers

Strained cables? You're not alone. Give them a quick fix by printing one of these cable savers, designed specifically for Apple products.

Get one for yourself at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1091637.


Earbud Holder


By sneakypoo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/

You honestly can't go wrong with these. This tiny case keeps your earbuds from getting tangled, and snaps shut into a clean little box -- sure to be appreciated by children and parents alike.

Get one for yourself at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:36321.

So there it is!

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10 quick stocking stuffers for your last-minute holiday preparations.

Merry Christmas, and please: get your gifts prepared ahead of time!

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