DIY Christmas gifts are fun to make & your friends will love to receive them too!
After all, It just feels that lil’ bit more special when you know someone has taken the time to create a meaningful homemade Christmas gift just for you
Handmade gifts will also be a big money saver for you this Christmas… something we can all be thankful for.
Every year, I end up spending a ton of money on gifts, decorations & food… without much thought!
Trust me, this is the best way to waste money & kill the Christmas magic all in one hit!
Easy Handmade Gifts
If you love getting your craft supplies out, then you’re going to love the handmade gift ideas I’ve found for you today!
They range from the super quick and easy homemade Christmas gifts that you can put together in less than 30 minutes, to easy gifts like handmade soaps & candles.
And trust me when I say easy… Christmas is a busy time of year for us moms… with all the planning, cleaning & decorating you have to do, the last thing you’re going to want to do is to figure out how to use complicated tools & master a difficult skill! So today, I’m only going to be showing you simple DIY Christmas gifts that you’ll easily be able to make yourself!
Each project listed here was created by a fabulous blogger who has taken the time to share their awesome ideas with us… if you see a handmade gift you like, be sure to click the ‘visit tutorial’ button directly under the picture to visit the original post & give that blogger the love they deserve!
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24 DIY Christmas Gifts Your Friends and Family Will Adore!
#1 Unicorn Wall Art
If you love unicorns & glitter as much as I do, then you’re going to love creating this beautiful unicorn box frame that any special little girl would love to get for Christmas! This is such a simple project to make and Sarah has even included the unicorn face template for you to download & print for free!
#2 Peppermint Sugar Scrub
Everyone loves to receive gifts that allow them to pamper themselves & this Peppermint sugar scrub does just that & then some! It smells & looks like Christmas too!
#3 Cute Crochet Coasters
These cute crochet coasters really are an inexpensive gift idea that anyone would love to receive! If you’re just starting out with crochet this project is perfect for you! Laura has included her beautifully designed handmade tags in the post too so you can download & print them to give your gift an extra special touch.
#4 Coffee Body Scrub
Whether it’s in a cake, cup, bath or body cream… coffee works! Just as this gorgeous Coffee body scrub goes to prove! This would make the perfect handmade gift idea for all your coffee loving friends!
#5 Teacup Candles
These little teacup candles are so easy to make… you can find a mix of beautiful teacups at thrift stores which makes this an incredibly inexpensive handmade gift idea!
#6 Homemade Bath Tea Bags
This is a great DIY gift idea that the kids can get involved with too! Your friends will thank you for these wonderfully scented, relaxing bath soaks… you can even make one for yourself!
#7 DIY Milk Honey Scrub
These little soaps are adorable & have an incredible scent too! They’re surprisingly easy to make and only take 10 minutes too… everyone on my list will be getting one of these this year!
#8 Cranberry, Vanilla & Shea Butter Soap
If you can have cranberry sauce with your turkey then you can sure as anything have it in your bath too! These festive soaps are the perfect homemade gift to give friends, neighbors, teachers & family this year.
#9 5-Minute DIY Lip Balm
Lip balm comes in really handy in the winter months & is a great gift idea for any special lady in your life… This recipe has only 3 ingredients and takes a mere 5 minutes to make… do it yourself Christmas gifts don’t get much easier than this!
#10 Christmas Stove Top Scents
Is there anything better than the beautiful scents of the holidays filling your home? These stove top scents will go down a massive treat this year with all your friends and family… don’t they just look stunning too?
#11 Slippers Gift Set
These cozy slippers are filled with fabulous treats including lip balm, chocolate & a gift card… an awesome handmade gift that you can do in no time at all!
#12 Homemade Soup Mix Jars
These little soup jars are the perfect frugal gift idea! They’re inexpensive to make, thoughtful & delicious! Cassie even gives you the labels for each soup that you can print off for free!
#13 DIY Marble Mugs
Making these stunning marbled mugs really couldn’t be easier… your friends & family will be blown away by how pretty they are and they’ll be able to use them every day!
#14 Macramé Key Chains
Keychains are one of those things that we all need but never remember to buy for ourselves, making them one of the most perfect DIY Christmas gifts this year… and who doesn’t love a cute keychain right? Macramé is so popular right now, you’ll love making & giving away these cute little key chains!
#15 Chocolate Party Spoons
Chocolate? Check… Sprinkles? Check… Jelly Beans? Check… Pretty Spoons? Check! This handmade gift idea is the perfect stocking filler that will delight any little girl or boy! I’m definitely asking Santa to make some of these for my kids this year… and maybe a dozen or so for himself!
#16 No-bake Chex Mix Jars
You guys, this little creation is going to make everyone from your family & friends, to your neighbors & teachers happy… & it’s such a cheap & easy DIY Christmas gift for you to make too! You can visit the tutorial to get your free labels that will make these jars look totally awesome!
#17 Starbucks Gift Cups
Filled with a Starbucks voucher, nail polish & lip balm, these cute Starbucks cups make a wonderful gift for literally all the special ladies in your life!
#18 Candy Sleighs
Now a Candy sleigh is a sleigh I’m more than happy to ride on! (until I eat it) These candy sleighs are a great DIY stocking filler idea that takes literally no time at all to put together & they look fabulous too!
#19 Gingerbread Body Butter
Gingerbread gifts are great for all year because… well, gingerbread!! But giving the gift of gingerbread at Christmas just takes everything to the next level! You really can’t go wrong with this cute gingerbread body butter that takes less than 30 minutes to make.
#20 DIY Mint Sugar Scrub
This DIY Mint sugar scrub is so easy & inexpensive to make! It will give your friends the perfect excuse to have a relaxing spa day that they will be thanking you for over & over again!
#21 Reindeer Beer
DIY gifts probably don’t get easier than these reindeer beers… They’re super fun too & guaranteed to make everyone smile on Christmas day!
#22 Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments
Hot chocolate is an absolute must at Christmas & these DIY cocoa mix ornaments make it even more special! They’re so easy & inexpensive to make that you can make these for everybody on your list!
#23 Baking Kit Gift In A Tin
There are so many different themes to include in tins like this & Christina covers them all on her blog! This Christmas baking tin is a fabulous idea for everyone on your list! Christina includes the stunning labels in her post too, so you can print them off & use them for your gifts!
#24 DIY Beeswax Candles
Finally, these little beeswax candles are the answer to cozy on cold winter nights! They’re so easy to make & would make a special treat for almost everyone on your list this year. Diana explains really well in her tutorial how to make these little candles that you really can’t go wrong!
Bonus DIY Christmas Gift Idea: Lavender Scented Hand Warmers
These hand warmers are my own easy DIY Christmas gift project that you can make this year… as I made them myself, you know they’re gonna be a total breeze to make & with no special skills required… each pair costs approximately $1.30, making them the perfect frugal gift idea! They smell absolutely gorgeous too!
Before You Go...
Remember that spending a ton of money on Christmas gifts doesn’t necessarily make them special…
In fact, DIY Christmas gifts like the ones here are the answer when you want to give meaningful gifts that your friends & family will love… without breaking the bank!
No matter what gifts you decide to make this year, I’m sure your friends & family are going to adore them!