Christmas is just around the corner. If you’re scrambling to get your gifts together, don’t worry—we have plenty of DIY gift options to share with you today.
But, if a DIY doesn’t sound like your thing, Elsie put together this big gift guide with plenty of options for everyone on your list.
OK, back to homemade gift ideas. All of these (over 50!) DIYs have one thing in common— they are easy to make. Keep scrolling for all the goods!
These photo frame ornaments would make a special gift for a family member or friend. And, they are made with salt dough (so nostalgic!).
Other gift ideas that are made with salt dough:
- Easy Salt Dough Donut Ornaments
- Santa Ornaments to Make With Kids and Toddlers
- Salt Dough Cookie Village
A jar of whipped peppermint hand scrub is perfect during the cold winter months. This one is made with natural ingredients and smells amazing.
Other natural body scrub gift ideas:
- Floral Sugar Scrub
- Lavender Sugar Cube Scrub (perfect if you don’t have a tub)
- Cinnamon Spice Sugar Scrub
- DIY Citrus, Coconut and Brown Sugar Scrub
Did you know you can turn a vase into a soap dispenser?
Other ways to wrap gifts:
- How to Make a Gift Bag Out of Wrapping Paper
- Creative Ways to Wrap a Gift Card
- 4 Ways to Wrap a Wine Bottle
You could make these pretty flower-shapedl bubble bath bars.
This cherry pie potholder is as sweet as it gets. 😉
Looking for more ornament gift ideas?
Looking for more planters DIYs?
It’s hard to believe these marbled clay statement earrings are handmade. Love them!
These homemade bath bombs are one of our most popular DIYs. Everyone deserves a little spa time at home, don’t you think?
More DIY bath bomb recipes:
More accessories that make great gifts:
Here’s one of our all-time favorite EO blends that you could add to it.
Homemade potpourri is an easy gift to put together, and you can easily make several jars at a time.
Instead of gifting an ornament, you could make a Christmas tree topper like Emma did here (using recycled boxes).
These reusable sandwich and snack bags are perfect for kids or teachers.
Clay ring dishes are a useful and easy craft to make, and we have a couple options to pick from:
Instead of a ring dish, you could make a speckled clay ring tower like this.
Looking for more soap and spa DIYs?
Once you make the switch from dryer sheets to wool dryer balls, you won’t want to go back. These are great gifts/ stocking stuffers for practically anyone.
You could also use tiny wool balls and essential oils to make clip-on car diffusers.
Print a special photo and put it inside a simple DIY wooden circle frame.
More gift ideas using photos:
- Wooden Ball Photo Holder DIY (only takes 5 minutes!)
- Snow Globe Photo Card DIY
- Glitter Magnet Photo Frames
These old school library card bookmarks are for all the bookworms out there. We included the templates, so all you have to do is print, cut, and laminate them.
Stockings take a little more time to make, but they are extra special gifts. Here are some of our favorites:
Make this mid-century-inspired art print and pair it with a bottle of bubbly.
A warm and cozy hooded bath towel for one lucky kiddo.
This recipe card box is great for any foodie in your life. And, we included recipe card printables that you can include.
Looking for more DIY gift ideas for someone who loves to cook or bake?
- Easy Marble Utensil Holder DIY
- Embroidered Kitchen Towel (no-sew)
- Cast Iron Skillet Handle Cover
- How to Sew a Half Apron
OK, let’s talk about treats. Homemade desserts make amazing gifts any time of year (in our opinion) but here are a few of favorite dessert ideas:
Dark chocolate almond brittle. You could hand this out to multiple friends—simply put the brittle in bags wrapped with ribbon.
Three-ingredient fudge. Enough said!
Use our go-to sugar cookie recipe with homemade royal icing and let the decorating begin!
Chocolate Oreo truffles are decadent, addictive, and REALLY easy to make. Honestly, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t make them this year!
If you’re shipping cookies this year, here are some tips to get them to their destination safe and sound.
P.S. If you’re in a pinch, check out our last-minute gift guides for everyone on your list.
❤️ xo, The ABM Team