26 Handmade Gifts for Everyone on Your List
While giving gifts is one of the most fun parts of the Christmas holiday, making gifts to give to loved ones is even more fun.
Frosted Winter Frames Wall Decor
These beautiful rustic frosted frames would make a beautiful addition to any home. Made with simple wooden frames, you could choose colors to match your recipient’s home and decor style. Not feeling crafty? Check out these 26 holiday gifts that give back.
Get the directions from Arts & Crackers.
Pedicure in a Jar
A pedicure is on every woman’s wish list and how fun is this Pedi in a Jar?! Pick out a decorative jar and fill it with supplies that make for a perfect pedicure like nail polish, files, clippers, and more. Follow these steps for a perfect DIY pedi.
Get the directions from So Easy Being Green.
Homemade Bath Fizzies
Bath bombs are so on trend right now and they’re even more fun because they are so easy to make yourself. With a few ingredients, you can make jars of homemade bath fizzies for gifts. There are even different bath bomb recipes depending on the mood you’re trying to create with the bath!
Get the directions from The Shirley Journey.
DIY Color Etched Mugs
Do you have a coffee or tea lover on your Christmas list? They will love these adorable and fun color etched mugs. They’ll look like you bought them at a designer store, but they only take a few supplies to make for relatively little cost! Check out these 30 gifts for men that will make you look like a hero.
Get the directions from Busy Being Jennifer.
Gifting and getting homemade cookies and snacks is often a favorite. Making Christmas cookies is part of the fun of gifting a plate full and here are some great Christmas cookie recipes. A plate full of cute Peanut Butter Kisses Cookies would make a perfect holiday gift!
Get the recipe from So Easy Being Green.
DIY Christmas Potpourri
A gift that smells like Christmas? Yes, please! There are different ways to make beautiful smelling potpourri blends such as from plants in your garden or fresh fruit.
Get the recipe from Thrifty Jinxy.
These map coasters are everything. They would make amazing gifts for anyone because they can be so personalized—with hometowns, favorite vacation spots… anything! With a little Modge Podge and clear acrylic spray, you’ll have a handmade gift that is truly priceless. Check out our gift guide for world travelers.
Get the directions from Trish Sutton.
Bangle bracelets make beautiful gifts, especially when you can make your own. It takes relatively few supplies and little time!
Get the directions from Moms & Crafters.
Stress Relief Teacup Candles
Candles are always a hit for holiday gifts and making your own makes them even more special, especially when they’re in beautiful teacups! Get the full details on how to make your own teacup candles. Here’s the right way to burn candles to make them last longer.
Get the directions from Frugal Mom Eh!
Family Photo Display Board
Picture frames are a lovely gift to give, but sometimes people run out of space. This family photo display board is a great way to gift pictures of your family without having to sacrifice space for frames. Here’s how to preserve old photos.
Get the directions from Mom on Timeout.
Salt Dough Ornaments
Making DIY ornaments with your children is a super fun activity, but it can also be a great homemade gift idea (here are some other DIY Christmas ornament ideas!). Using this easy salt dough ornament recipe, you can make keepsake ornaments that are fun to decorate the tree with year after year.
Get the directions from Viva Veltoro.