DIY Christmas Gifts Ideas
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Have you started to listen to Christmas music yet? I did while running errands today and it made my day SO much more ENJOYABLE!
If you’re like me you are looking for ways to make your dollar go a little further. That means looking for creative DIY Christmas gifts.
We’ve been scouring Instagram looking for clever and doable gift ideas for everyone on your Christmas list. We have 34 ideas that can be made quickly for coworkers, neighbors, kids, friends, mom and dad too.
You’ll want to check out what our talented Instagram friends have to share.
Creative DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for the Home
Farmhouse lovers, check out these adorable coasters from Jen @chalkofthetowncle.
I have several on my Christmas list that would love a set of coasters like these.
She created these with Chalk Couture. Be sure to check out her beautiful feed on Instagram. You will not only find inspiration, but also tutorials.
Indeed, there are several people on my Christmas list that would love a blanket ladder.
This DIY Christmas gift idea is a simple project. We created it from scrap lumber, along with thrift store croquet mallet handles. See the tutorial here.
Merry DIY Christmas Gift Ideas
Creating personalized Christmas decor for a sister or friend is always a welcomed gift. In fact, I don’t know of anyone who would not love this adorable pillow or stamped book stack.
For all the details, see Amanda’s @humbleabode.decor beautiful feed on Instagram.
Clearly, this Christmas scroll art is absolutely gorgeous! Let’s see if you can guess what Laura @Refunkedjunque used to make this beautiful holiday decor. Any ideas?
Would you believe it’s a gift bag? Yes, a Christmas gift bag!!
I can’t wait to try this one for myself!
Without a doubt, these clever customized towels are the handiwork of Laura @snapsbylynn and would be a lovely hostess or neighbor gift.
Not only do these towels have fun graphics, but who couldn’t use a stack of towels.
Have you played Farkle? Without a doubt, it’s one of our family favorites!
Our DIY Farkle games make a great DIY Christmas gift! Not only is this a fun family game that will be loved by all, but it will also make the perfect gift.
We ordered our dice in bulk from Amazon. You’ll also find that we’ve prepared a set of FREE printables for this perfect neighbor Christmas gift idea that will of course make putting this gift together quick and easy!
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DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids
If you like to work with wood, this DIY Christmas gift would sure be a cherished one. I know my grandkids would LOVE it!
You will find instructions and patterns from Bethany at RealityDaydream.com. Check out her website, she has tons of great ideas.
Certainly if you’ve got a toddler on your Christmas gift list this year, how about DIY-ing this Pikler Triangle.
Morgan & Sean over at CharlestonCrafted.com not only have created this fun activity center that is tons of fun, but it also helps to promote physical development for young children.
Clearly, a handmade gift like this doll in a box would be cherished for generations.
Just look at the details in this DIY Christmas gift. Not only has Maggy at RedTedArt.com created an heirloom, but also I can imagine my granddaughter Ellie going crazy over this. The box doubles as a bed as well as storage for the doll and her clothes. It’s the perfect gift for a young girl.
DIY Gift Idea for Him
Is your Someone Special always misplacing their wallet or keys? Undoubtedly, this DIY watch and accessory holder would be the perfect Christmas gift idea.
The tutorial and plans are available from Morgan & Sean over at CharlestonCrafted.com
Homemade Chocolate Gifts from the Kitchen
Wouldn’t you love to receive this gift of Almond and Dark Chocolate Toffee?
Clearly this would put a smile on anyone on your Christmas gift list this year.
Not only does it make a beautiful presentation, but also so luscious. You’ll find this heavenly recipe from Mariana at Chef-Mariana.com
Clearly we got a theme going on here with this DIY Christmas gift ideas.
I think most people would love a Christmas gift of decadent chocolate.
How about a homemade Christmas gift of a hazelnut chocolate spread.
If your friends are real sweet-tooths or you know they love Nutella or chocolate in general, here’s a recipe for a most amazing homemade chocolate spread with just a few simple ingredients: hazelnuts, dark chocolate, and olive oil.
This tasty treat comes from Giulia from En.Julskitchen.com Be sure to check out her beautiful feed on Instagram, if you’ve every dreamed of traveling to Italy. Her photography is stunning!
Isn’t this a festive way to deliver a Christmas gift of Hot Chocolate? Not only is this an easy DIY Christmas gift idea, but also it looks so pretty. All the credit goes to Kelly at SmartSchoolHouse.com.
More Homemade Gifts from the Kitchen
Indeed, giving homemade gifts from your kitchen is always a delight.
For instance, just check out these delectable Peppermint Pretzel Rods from Sarah at SugarBananas.com. Not only are they festive for the holiday season, but also so tasty!
In fact, you’ll want to stop by her website and see all her yummy DIY Christmas gift ideas.
This is another homemade Christmas gift idea I would love to try, gourmet flavored salt.
If you have someone on your gift list this year who loves to cook, this would be a great idea. You’ll find all the details @clairematern.
This is the cutest and easiest DIY Christmas gift you can make, Salted Caramel Reindeer! You can find the recipe and details for creating these adorable reindeer at ThermoKitchen.com.
In fact, I think my grandkids would love to help make these cute treats.
Do you need a last minute DIY Christmas gift idea?
Try these adorable hot drink mixes, in 3 fabulous variations plus FREE printable tags perfect for gifting!
All of the recipes and details at LoveandOliveOil.com.
DIY Christmas Gifts That Pamper
During the holiday season, we can all use a little R & R and a little pampering.
Nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon and cloves in a sugar scrub is all you need for plumping up and nourishing some seriously soft lips!
See Patricia @zeroquestpeople for her recipe.
What about trying your hand at a beeswax lip balm. Melissa @blessthismessblog has uses grapefruit essential oils for the flavor and it is heavenly, but you could really use any essential oil you’d like. Such as lime, peppermint, wintergreen, wild orange, and cinnamon would all be great. Check out Melissa’s recipe here.
Love this DIY Christmas gift idea from Georgie @georgiepettit.
A beautiful plaid bag with an orange oil scent. It would be great tucked into a drawer, closet or gym bag.
A simple and inexpensive gift idea for a neighbor or coworker.
We’ve come up with the ultimate pampering gift idea with FREE printable you can put together for your friends, and you’d better make one for yourself too!
What better way to unwind at the end of the day than lighting a candle and soaking in a hot bath while sipping hot cocoa?! Also included is a homemade peppermint sugar scrub and loofa! It smells heavenly and upon taking a nice deep breath it’s sure to help relax every bit of your body and clear your mind. In addition to this, a few Lindor Chocolates too because you can never go wrong with more chocolate!
Unique and Creative Ornaments
This sweet little reindeer ornament from Crystal @hellocreativefamily is filled with hot chocolate and it makes the “sweetest” little handmade gift for kids to give their friends!
For the FREE SVG file for personal use click here.
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