Show your loved ones you care with thoughtful homemade gifts this holiday season!
The holidays are all about spending time and reflecting on special memories with your loved ones, that's why you should show your loved ones how much you care with a personalized homemade gift! Whether it's for a relative, friend, or coworker, this list has DIY Christmas gift ideas for everyone on your nice list. Additionally, these crafts are beginner friendly and easy to personalize. So, get ready to surprise your loved ones with these thoughtful DIY Christmas presents!
1. DIY Wooden Polaroid Gift Set
The holidays are all about spending time together with loved ones, what better way to reflect on time shared than with this DIY wooden polaroid gift set from Sugar and Cloth? Whether you're making this for a relative, a friend, or a partner, a box full of cherished memories is a great way to show your loved ones how much you care about your time spent together this Christmas.
2. Edible Mint Plate
Edible mint plates make a great display platter for gifting homemade Christmas goodies to friends and family. Kids especially are sure to get a kick out of this holiday treat, and it can even help out with the process of making them!
3. Spa Pedicure Gift in a Jar
A special homemade gift that's great for just about anyone! Fill this spa pedicure gift in a jar from a Night Owl with goodies such as sugar scrub, lotion, a nail file, nail polish, and more. Plus, anyone you gift this to is sure to get a kick out of the free printable gift tag provided, so fun!
4. Farm Fresh Pine Candles
It's easier than you might think to make your own homemade candles, and these farm fresh pine candles from Farmhouse Chic Living make the perfect DIY Christmas gift idea! Additionally, these candles have a wonderful pine fragrance that is just perfect for winter.
5. Wooden Pet Feeder – DIY Christmas gift ideas
The perfect DIY Christmas present for your loved ones with pets. Whether they have a dog, cat, or otherwise, this simple DIY wooden pet feeder from The Inspired Hive is a practical gift and makes for a great beginner's woodworking project. A thoughtful homemade gift for any animal lover!
6. Christmas Potpourri
Who doesn't love potpourri, especially during the holidays? Give the gift of Christmas in a jar with this DIY potpourri smell that will make the house smell like a winter wonderland. Additionally, this Christmas stovetop potpourri recipe from I Heart Naptime includes free printable instructions that you can attach to the jar.
7. Green Tea and Lemongrass Soap
You wouldn't believe how surprisingly easy it is to make your own homemade soap. This green tea and lemongrass soap recipe from The Spruce Crafts is the perfect DIY soap for beginners and furthermore makes the perfect homemade gift for your loved ones this Christmas.
8. Picture Frame Luminaries
This DIY picture frame luminary from That's What Che Said is the perfect gift for anyone close to you this holiday season! A personalized luminary full of all your favorite cherished memories together is sure to make your loved ones smile.
9. Chunky Knit Blanket – DIY Christmas gift ideas
If you're into knitting, this chunky knit blanket pattern from Nourish and Nestle is the perfect DIY Christmas present to make for your loved ones this year. Blankets are a practical gift loved by all, and making one yourself adds sentiment and extra love to the gift.
10. Peppermint Brownie Mix in a Jar
Give the gift of a delicious and easy holiday dessert! All they'll have to do is add wet ingredients, mix, and bake. So simple! That's why this peppermint brownie mix in a jar from I Heart Naptime makes the perfect DIY Christmas present.
11. Homemade Extracts – DIY Christmas gift ideas
Extracts make a great gift to give to the people in your life who love to cook. Additionally, they're a lot easier to make than you might think! This DIY extract recipe from Kirbie's Cravings goes over a couple of extract recipes, like mint, lemon, orange, lime, and vanilla.
12. Holiday Sugar Scrub
Sugar scrub is honestly so easy to make and is a great gift for just about anybody; you can't go wrong with all-natural skin hydration and exfoliation. Additionally, these 4 holiday themed sugar scrub recipes from A Life Adjacent are scented with classic Christmas smells like gingerbread and peppermint; so fun!
13. DIY Room Sprays
Room sprays are very easy to put together and make a thoughtful gift for anyone in your life. Furthermore, these holiday room spray recipes from Happy Home Happy Heart include free printables you can attach to the bottle. Learn how to make a variety of scents with your favorite ingredients all year round!
14. Bath Bomb Ornaments
What a festive way to package homemade bath bombs for your loved ones! Bath bombs make a practical gift and are a lot easier to make than you might think; this homemade bath bomb recipe from Lydi Out Loud goes over all the steps in a way that's beginner friendly and very easy to follow. So cute!
15. Holiday Body Oil – DIY Christmas gift ideas
Scented body oil makes a great DIY Christmas present that is sure to be loved by all. Also, this homemade body oil tutorial from ctrl + curate is scented with a festive fir and firewood scent that's perfect for the holiday season.