50 Genius DIY Christmas Gifts For Family & Friends They Will Love

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Are you looking for affordable and awesome DIY Christmas gifts that will knock your friends’ and family’s socks off? If so, you’ll love the ideas in this post!

Christmas time is the most wonderful time of the year, as we all know. However, too often when we think about Christmas, we think about the commercial side of it – we think about the Christmas party decorations we’re going to buy, the Christmas tree we’re going to buy, and of course the presents that we’re expected to buy.

But that’s not really what Christmas is about at its core, is it? It’s about expressing your love and appreciation and giving back to those around you. So, making your own DIY Christmas gifts can be a wonderful idea. Homemade gifts that are made with love aren’t just unique, they also hold more sentimental value than store bought ones.

So, whether or not you’re on a budget, it could be a good idea to create a few DIY Christmas gifts for your friends and family this year.

To help you choose the best DIY projects, I’ve gone and looked through some of the best DIY gift ideas online and compiled them to a list of 50 best DIY Christmas gift ideas for your convenience.

If you’re looking for inspiration, go through this list and then pick the project that you like and click over to see the full step-by-step instructions for the project.

Now, let’s get started with the list!

 

The Best DIY Christmas Gift Ideas:

50. DIY Milk Honey Scrub

 

DIY Milk Honey Scrub Christmas Gift Idea

Get the full DIY tutorial on Happiness Is Homemade

 

49. Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments

 

DIY Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments

Get the full DIY tutorial on Sprinkle Some Fun

 

48. DIY Hand Warmers

 

DIY Hand Warmers

Get the full DIY tutorial on The Mummy Front

 

47. DIY Mint Sugar Scrub

 

DIY Mint Sugar Scrub

Get the full DIY tutorial on Love Grows Wild

 

46. Homemade Soup Mix Jars

 

Affordable Homemade Soup Mix Jars Christmas Gift Idea

Get the full DIY tutorial on Whole Fully

 

45. Slippers Gift Set

 

Slippers Christmas Gift Set

Get the full DIY tutorial on Pretty Providence

 

44. DIY Beeswax Candles

 

DIY beeswax candles that make perfect Christmas gifts

Get the full DIY tutorial on Sew Very Crafty

 

43. Pressed Flower In A Frame

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Lily Ardor

 

42. Gingerbread Body Butter

 

DIY Gingerbread Body Butter

Get the full DIY tutorial on Frugal Momeh

 

41. Gin And Lime Marmalade

 

DIY Gin And Lime Marmalade Christmas Gift Idea

Get the full DIY tutorial on Feeding Boys

 

40. Soup Mix Ornament

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Sprinkle Some Fun

 

39. DIY Spa Gift Basket

 

DIY Christmas Gift Idea: Spa Gift Basket

Get the full DIY tutorial on Pastels And Macarons

 

38. DIY Mason Jar Cocktails

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Something Turquoise

 

37. Printable Love Coupons

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Today We Date

 

36. Peppermint Bath Salts 

 

Affordable DIY Christmas gift idea for her: Peppermint Bath Salts 

Get the full DIY tutorial on A Pumpkin And A Princess

 

35. Snow Globe In A Lantern

 

DIY Christmas gift idea and Christmas decor: Snow Globe In A Lantern

Image Source: Home Design Inspired

 

34. Homemade Bath Bags

 

Homemade Bath Bags

Get the full DIY tutorial on Craft Invaders

 

33. Hot Chocolate On A Stick

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Jac Of All Things

 

32. Matchbox Advent Calendar

 

DIY Matchbox Advent Calendar

Image Source: Les Tutos De Manou (In French)

 

31. DIY Snowman Mug

 

DIY Affordable Christmas Gift Idea: Snowman Mug With Hot Chocolate

Image via I Heart Naptime (Tutorial has been deleted – you can get instructions for a similar project here)

 

30. 5-Minute DIY Lip Balm

 

Easy DIY Lip Balm Recipe

Get the full DIY tutorial on The Seasoned Mom

 

29. DIY Cricut Doormat

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Glitter And Graze

 

28. Cranberry, Vanilla & Shea Butter Soap

 

DIY Christmas gift idea for her: Cranberry, Vanilla & Shea Butter Soap

Get the full DIY tutorial on Simply Stacie

 

27. Santa Treat Holders

 

Image Source: Crafts Unleashed

 

26. Ice Cream Sundae In A Box

 

Image Via Pinterest

 

25. Pressed Herb Candles

 

Get the tutorial on Garden Therapy

 

24. Handcrafted Cookie Gift Sack

 

Get the tutorial on  Celebrate Creativity

 

23. Grinch Bath Salts

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Ruffles & Rain Boots

 

22. DIY Pinecone Fire Starter Favors 

 

DIY Christmas gift idea: Pinecone Fire Starter Favors 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Something Turquoise 

 

21. Homemade Dry Holiday Potpourri

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on TidBits Cami

 

20. Stove Top Potpourri 

 

Homemade Holiday Potpourri - affordable DIY Christmas gift idea

Get the full DIY tutorial on Delia Creates

 

19. Photo Christmas Ornaments

 

Photo Christmas Ornaments

Get the full DIY tutorial on Simple As That

 

18. Pancake Gift Basket

 

Get the tutorial on Just Add Confetti / Get the printable tags for this on Etsy

 

17. Reindeer Mason Jar With Candy

 

Image Via The Hankful House

 

16. Pine Potpourri

 

See the full tutorial on Country Hill Cottage

 

15. Peppermint Mason Jar Candles

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on A Pumpkin And A Princess

 

14. Candy Beer

 

DIY easy and affordable Christmas gifts for dad: Candy Beer

Get the full DIY tutorial on Ute’s Scrapblog

 

13. Chunky Knit Blankets

 

Make them yourself or get them here on Etsy (You can also buy a DIY kit with yarn here)

 

12. Wooden Herringbone Tray

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Crafted By The Hunts

 

11. Christmas Tea Bags

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Dear Edna

 

10. Macrame Coasters

 

Get them on Etsy or make them yourself (video tutorial here)

 

9. Gingerbread Christmas Gift Box

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Recipe Tin Eats

 

8. Agate Coasters

 

Get the tutorial on Jen Wood House (You can also buy them on Etsy)

 

7. Caramel Latte Tea Cup Candle

 

Get the free printables on Simply Stacie

 

6. Brownies In A Jar

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Bake, Play, Smile

 

5. Mixed Spice Ornaments

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Sprinkle Some Fun

 

4. DIY Infused Olive Oils

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on Just Putzing

 

3. Township Candles With Figures

 

DIY Township Candles With Figures

Image Source: Pinterest

 

2. DIY Burlap Gift Bags

 

DIY Burlap Gift Bags

Get the full DIY tutorial on Live Laugh Rowe

 

1. Gingerbread Sugar Scrub Cubes

 

Get the full DIY tutorial on A Pumpkin And A Princess

 

Which one of these DIY Christmas gifts do you like the most? Let me know if you’re going to make one of these gifts for your own loved ones!

 

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