10 DIY Holiday Gift Ideas.
With so many people struggling with their budgets this year, I thought now would be a good time to start sharing some great gifts that you can make for Christmas. Now is the time to start planning and making if you haven’t already! I’m going to try to focus on things that don’t look too “crafty” and that don’t take too much time to accomplish. Here’s a wonderful list of 10 Homemade Christmas Gifts You Can Make!
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Hope you find some inspiration! There are so many lovely DIY Christmas gifts you can make, that you’re sure to find the perfect one for the special people in your life!
A Homemade Christmas – Gifts You Can Make #1
Here are some tips to help with making your homemade Christmas gifts:
- Personalize the gifts. I love adding personal touches to homemade gifts to make them even more meaningful! Adding the gift recipient’s name, using their favorite colors, scents, or flavors are all easy ways to add a special touch!
- Make it useful! I love getting gifts that are useful! We all have so much stuff, that I want to keep things around that serve a purpose!
- Involve your family. Share some family time while making homemade gifts, it may become your new family tradition to spend time creating, laughing, and giving.
1. Candy Cane Sugar Scrub
Moms will love getting this Candy Cane Colored Sugar Body Scrub found at Jac Olyn Murphy. It smells so sweet and the colors are so fun!
2. DIY Photo Block
These DIY photo blocks are a great Grandma gift! Found at I Heart Naptime, she has simple directions to make these come to life.
3. Customized Mugs
Ice Pandora shows you how to customize a mug that you can fill with some goodies for a cute gift! This would be great for teacher gifts and coworker presents.
4. Felt Finger Puppets
Little kids will love these animal felt finger puppets from The Idea Room. These would make a great little stocking stuffer!
5. Reusable Face Scrubbies
Reusable crochet face scrubbies from Dabbles and Babbles would make a great gift! Make them in lots of colors and place them in a simple jar to showcase your hard work!
6. Button Bookmarks
A set of these button bookmarks would be cute from I Heart Naptime. They would be perfect for an avid reader, someone in school for studying, or maybe your coworkers to use at the office.
7. Memo Board
Here’s a cute gift you can make for someone that loves Downton Abbey. Downton Abbey inspired butler’s bell memo board from Atta Girl Says.
8. Apple Cinnamon Pancake Mix
Apple cinnamon pancake mix just sounds wonderful! Plus, she gives you a label to print, from The Country Chic Cottage.
9. Oatmeal Cinnamon Soap
Yum! I bet this homemade oatmeal cinnamon soap smells amazing! Plus, the oatmeal will make it great for your dry skin in the winter! Simply Designing has easy-to-follow directions and it isn’t that hard to make your own soap!
10. DIY Clay Keychains
Homey Oh My made these cute monogrammed clay keychains and I think they would make great gifts! She says they take less than 5 minutes and you can make a bunch for all your family!
Are you planning on making gifts this year? If you are, what are you making?
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