50 DIY Gift Ideas

Sharpie mugIf you're anything like us you might have a few gifts still left on your to-get list. Why not create something homemade for those final few loved ones this holiday season. So we've put together another huge list of projects here from the blog that could a great, super personal gift. 🙂 You could easily make these Sharpie mugs in less than thirty minutes.Canvas transferYou can use your own personal photos to make a canvas transfer.MittensSew these mittens from an old or used sweater.Wooden trivetCreate a wooden trivet set for your favorite home cook. Stick horsesMake these cute stick horses for a special kiddo in your life (or all of your nieces and nephews!).Bauble necklaceYou could easily make these colorful bauble necklacesBud vaseLearn to make these sweet  bud vasesBleach painting shirtUse bleach to make a one-of-a-kind shirt or tank top for a friend.Book endsYou can use old telephones to create these quirky bookends.BraceletsMake your bestie a couple friendship braceletsA frame tentLearn to make this simply A-frame tentCatci gardenFor the plant lover in your life gift them this lovely cacti planterGiant jengaMake a giant Jenga set for the grown up gamer in your life. Phone casesPersonalize a cell phone case for a friend. Textured vaseMake these textured flower vases.Infused sugarUse your favorite flavors to create infused sugars for baking or adding to your morning coffee. Textured pot for plantsCreate a few textured planters, you could fill these with succulents or a Poinsettia plant before gifting. Bird purseMake this leather bird clutchHead bandsSew a few simple but super cute fabric headbands.Wall artCreate a custom wall art from paint swatches to help a loved one fancy up their office area. :) ClutchSew your own cotton and leather clutch pursePhoto wall clockFor the animal lover in your life make one of these photo wall clocksPillow casesMake your own personalized pillow cases.Play kitchenBuild your own kid's play kitchen from a thrifted cabinet. SneakersFancy up a pair of plain tennis shoes for a friend. Wax resist scarfCreate these wax resistant scarvesWatercolor pillowMake your own paint by numbers pillowStatement necklaceCreate a colorful statement necklaceStarburst mirrorMake this simple star burst mirrorStudded converseCustomize a pair of converse with studs.Record cabinetMake this industrial record cabinet for your music obsessed loved one. PillowsMake a set of throw pillows from your own textile designs. PlayhousesMake these cardboard playhouses and add your own wall paper. Photo mini clutchMake your own photo mini clutch.Paper chandelierMake these colorful Pajaki chandeliers for a friend or kiddo.Painted leather braceletYou could easily make a few of these painted leather bracelets in thirty minutes or less. Constellations scarfStitch this pretty constellation scarfDenim wall artMake this easy denim wall art using any quote that you love! Gold jewelry dishCreate this sparkly jewelry dish. Glitter crafts forever! DollhouseMake this adorable DIY dollhouseBraided rugMake your own braided rug in any color to fit your loved one's home aesthetic.Instagram journalDecorate a journal with you or your friends Instagram photosMens bow tieNeed something for your mister? Try making him a bow tieMini planterMake your own hanging mini plantersMagazine rackBuild your own industrial magazine rackHomemade drumsCreate a few homemade drum sets for your favorite kiddos. Lace hoodieUpdate a hoodie by adding laceKitchen wall artCreate a simple bit of wall art using nothing more than paint, nails and thread. Leather pillowsSew a few leather throw pillowsLeather stud braceletMake your own leather stud bracelets

Get crafty this weekend and finish that gift list. We hope you have a happy handmade holiday!

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  • I have always preferred customized or DIY gifts when it comes to making your loved ones feel special. After going through these gift ideas, I am totally in love with this web page. With so many wonderful and unique ideas to choose from, one can never run out of options.

  • Quite a few ideas have impressed me, and I would like to thank you for sharing all these amazing DIY gift ideas. My top ones include home drum sets for kidos, A shape tent–my kids would go crzy to see it. Then denim wll art, hanging planters, play kitchen and many more. Most of them are good.

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  • So many wonderful ideas! I tried knitting gloves. I think you will like them 🙂 https://www.evileyestore.com/accessories/evil-eye-clothing-and-apparel/fingerless-gloves-evil-eye-mittens.html

  • I love, love all of these ideas! They are fantastic! Definitely bookmarking for later use!

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  • Haha, I cant decide which ones are my favorite DIY’s

    all the kids’ stuff
    the Bleach Painting on Textiles,
    the Wax-Resist Technique Scarf,
    the Starburst Mirror,
    or the Constellations Scarf

    They’re all great!
    Too bad I’m not that handy like you guys
    I make messes =P

  • Some great ideas here! Thank you for sharing 🙂 I’m loving the sharpie mugs; Great way to make the gift a bit more personal. The canvas transfer is really cool too especially since it looks a little bit “old”/vintage. Lovely choice of photo. And I really need to try and make a tank top! xx

  • Love all these ideas, especially the ones for the kids, those doll houses and the drums are adorable

  • I love Jill’s bleach shirt diy! I love drawing and it think it would make a perfect canvas to draw someone a special gift! If anyone has a drawing block there are several diy drawing tutorials on my website!

  • Love the telephone book ends such a cute idea x


  • Lovely photos ! Great post ℓα ℒιcσrηe – ℒa vie est ℓa petite ℓicorne.

  • You all have some cute ideas on here! Almost makes me wish I didn’t have all of my Christmas gifts nearly finished. 🙂

    Merry Christmas!

  • Wow, look at all the projects you ladies have done!!! These are all GREAT and while I’ve actually made a few of them (yay!), there are so many I missed the first time around…so thanks for the round-up!

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  • Love these. Love the coffee mugs & the canvas transfers!
    Although I already have done my Christmas shopping 🙁 oh well – there’s always next year!

  • Oh my God! These gift ideas are absolutely beautiful! Now I can´t decide what is the best gift for my mum because they are all fantastic. Thanks a lot

  • WAAAAAAH! So many Ideas! So many life savers. This might just be the post that’ll save me through Christmas since I haven’t bought gifts for my parents, siblings and friends. Total life saver. thank you for posting this.

  • I love all of these, especially the mug. Great post!


  • What kind of camera do you use?? Your photos are just stunning! So much talent.

  • SoOo many great ideas. I want them all! I mean. I want to make them for all my friends and family. Yeah. That.

  • Oh my goodness. I am absolutely in love with all of these crafts. Your blog is the first place I turn to when I need a project. I need to make those mugs (if only my handwriting was as nice as yours!) and I would love to make that glittery jewelry tray. Thanks for the ideas!

  • I love every single one of these!

    Lulu xx


  • So many wonderful ideas!

    xo Jennifer


  • Forgot about some of these fab ideas! Thanks for the wee reminder! Meabh Xox

  • I love all these ideas, especially the sugars! I already made homemade wine jelly for everyone, but I think I’ll have to make some infused sugar for myself 🙂

  • Oh gosh, where do I even start?!
    Those first two mugs are adorable, love the difference. c: Haha, too cute.
    Those animal clocks definitely caught my attention too!!


  • That’s a lot of ideas! How do I choose, when I’ve only got time for one or two?:)


  • I’m going to make a few for my friends and family, thanks for sharing them again in one post. 🙂

  • Absolutely love the sharpie mugs (something I’ve always wanted to try) and the animal face clocks! Anyone fancy making me a cute cat clock for xmas? ha 🙂

  • I love the look of the glitter tray!


  • SO many amazingly awesome ideas! This is seriously exactly what I need TODAY to wrap up my Christmas gifting. Thank you!

  • These ideas are all just so great! Way to go, girls! xo Lily

  • Wow, these are all brilliant ideas! I am definitely going to have to try a couple of these 🙂

  • Really sooo many perfect ideas. Like always perfect creative. Thx.


  • Love all your creative ideas ! Especially the mugs , those are my favorites

  • So many great ideas! Thanks for such a marvelous list!


  • I love these! I’m definitely using an old pair of jeans to make that denim artwork! So cute. And those trivets are awesome.



  • All of these ideas are so adorable! Thank you for all of the wonderful inspiration

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