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Hard to believe in just a few short weeks Christmas will be here. Seems like it wasn’t all that long ago since the last Christmas. If you are anything like me, then you like making homemade Christmas gifts for certain friends and family.
While I tend to leave many thing to the last minute – making Christmas gifts isn’t something I can.
Sometimes, I also like to use handmade gifts as hostess gifts.
When looking for homemade gift ideas, I like to look for items that don’t look homemade.
Here are some impressive creative DIY Christmas presents ideas.
I had a friend make me a zipped pouch similar to this one. I love that thing!
It is the perfect size to stick some cosmetics into if I need to bring some with me somewhere or put some important keepsakes that are smaller, but there isn’t another place to keep them.
You can find the directions on how to make this zippered pouch at The Girl Inspired.
I love using homemade soap, what about you?
While making cold process soap isn’t the quickest or easiest thing in the world to do, it can make a lot, so you can cross off many people from your Christmas list when you make it.
You can find the directions on how to make this homemade soap at Garden Therapy.
Paper Star Lantern
These paper star lanterns are really cool! I could see making these for a teenager and them really digging these.
You can find the directions for these cool DIY Christmas gifts at Homemade Gifts Made Easy.
Make some homemade coasters and add silly pics of you and your loved ones onto them. They will love using coasters that make them smile.
As a Mom, I would love to get a gift like this with picture of my kids.
You can find the details on how to make these coasters at Dark Room and Dearly.
Cookbook or Tablet Stand
Every cook should have a cookbook stand in their kitchen.
This is a beautiful DIY gift that anybody who spends time in the kitchen would love.
You can find directions on how to make this at HGTV.
Making flavored salt is a great gift for the chef in your life. It’s amazing how a little flavored salt can add just the right spice to a recipe.
This is the perfect DIY Christmas present for friends that cook.
You can find directions at Pop Sugar.
Keepsake Picture Ornament
I love these ornaments and they would make a perfect gift for grandparents. Bonus – they only take about 10 minutes to make! Super simple and easy!
This is another one of my favorite handmade gift ideas.
You can find this at Simple as That Blog.
These aluminum lanterns are really cool and an impressive homemade gift!
You can find the directions on how to make these aluminum lanterns at Family Circle.
Tea Towels with Custom Art
Make some tea towels with your child’s (or even yours!) art. These are one of a kind and so much fun! A great gift for grandparents or another special person in your life.
You can find instructions at Setting for Four.
Paint Dipped Kitchen Utensils
These paint dipped wooden kitchen utensils are perfect for the cook in your life. They are a simple DIY gift and will brighten up their kitchen.
The directions for these DIY paint dipped wooden kitchen utensils are at Cleverly Simple.
Homemade Lavender Lotion Bars
Lotion bars are great for keeping hands hydrated during the cold, dry winter months. These lavender lotion bars are fairly simple to make and are a great DIY Christmas gift.
You can find directions on how to make these lotion bars at Coupons and Freebies Mom.
Raspberry Lemon Sugar Scrub
Try making this raspberry lemon sugar scrub. The recipient is sure to love it!
You can find the directions at Be Spangled.
Tic Tac Toe Board
Who doesn’t like playing tic-tac-toe? Playing on a homemade, reusable board is even better!
This is a great gift for kids!
You can find directions on how to make this tic-tac-toe board at HGTV.
Sweater Sleeve Wine Gift Bag
So unless you make wine, that won’t be homemade (but how much cooler would it be if you did?). Wrap up a bottle or two of a favorite wine in these sweater sleeve gift bags.
A DIY paracord bracelet for the survivalist in your life. These are very functional.
You can find instructions at Homemade Gifts Made Easy.
Peppermint Bath Salts
These homemade Peppermint Bath Salts are a delightful and easy Christmas gift idea. Requiring only four ingredients and less than 10 minutes to prepare, they’re not only simple but also inexpensive.
The charming candy cane-themed presentation in a jar adds a festive touch, making them a perfect gift for friends and family.
Salt Dough Handprint Ornament
Create lasting memories with these Salt Dough Handprint Ornaments, an ideal DIY project for Christmas. With only a few kitchen ingredients, you can make these ornaments, perfect for adding a personal touch to the Christmas tree.
They are not only a fun activity but also serve as sentimental mementos, capturing the growth of your loved ones over the years.
DIY Garden Stepping Stones
These DIY Garden Stepping Stones are an excellent gift for special occasions like Christmas.
These stones are not only a thoughtful way to commemorate milestones but can also be used as durable pavers in your garden. An ideal project for creating long-lasting memories and personalized garden decor.
Rice Heating Bags
These Rice Heating Bags are perfect for Christmas gifts.
They are incredibly easy to make, conveniently holding about a pound of rice, and can be customized in size to suit your needs.
Create a Happy Jar full of positivity to brighten someone’s day.
This simple and practically free gift, especially with the use of provided printables, brings daily joy and positivity into the lives of your loved ones.
Embroidered Corner Bookmark
This DIY Embroidered Corner Bookmark is a quick, inexpensive, and perfect gift for readers.
It’s a thoughtful addition to a great book, ideal for best friends or as party favors.
Cookie Mix in Jar
These Cookie Mix in Jar gifts, featuring White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies, are beautifully layered in festive jars.
They are a thoughtful hand-made gift, ready to make once given to friends and family.
Baking Themed Gift Basket
This Baking Themed Gift Basket is an ideal last-minute gift that’s simple and budget-friendly.
Filled with holiday cookie cutters, sugar cookie mix, sprinkles, and more, all items can be purchased at the Dollar Tree for about $10.
Pressed Flower Bookmarks
These Pressed Flower Bookmarks are perfect for book lovers.
It’s a fun project where you press flowers, which can take from a week to a month depending on the flower type.
They’re super easy to make, and I love how you can use flowers from special events to add a personal touch.
DIY Clay Candlestick Holders
These DIY Clay Candlestick Holders are the perfect gift.
This easy and enjoyable project guides you through making unique candlestick holders, perfect for both home decoration and thoughtful gifts. With comprehensive step-by-step instructions, it’s a delightful craft for all skill levels.
These stunning DIY Crystal Candles are infused with essential oils.
They’re unique and add elegance to any room. These one-of-a-kind creations are not only great for personal use but also make fantastic personalized gifts.
Personalised Candles with Pictures
I came across these adorable Personalised Candles with Pictures that are perfect for gifting to friends and family.
They’re easy to make and are great as keepsake gifts and decorations.
Peppermint and Matcha Green Tea Body Butter
This Peppermint and Matcha Green Tea Body Butter is a luxurious homemade gift that’s perfect for moisturizing skin with a refreshing scent.
Packaged in pretty jars with a ribbon and handmade tag, it makes for a delightful Christmas or birthday gift.
Painted Ceramic Mugs
Discover how to create beautiful, dishwasher-safe Painted Ceramic Mugs.
These personalized mugs are an easy and fun craft, perfect for giving Grandparents, Aunts and Uncles.
Engraved Slate Coaster
Looking for a unique gift idea? Try making a DIY Engraved Slate Coaster for a special touch.
This coaster, is not only unique but also a practical gift that can be cherished for years, perfect for Christmas.
Easy Sew Slouchy Tote Bag
The Easy Sew Slouchy Tote Bag is a versatile and stylish project for all sewing levels.
With a roomy design, two strap lengths, and a reversible option, this bag is perfect for school, vacation, or as a unique Christmas gift. The free pattern provided makes the sewing process simple and enjoyable.
This Reading Pillow is a creative and enjoyable sewing project, perfect for encouraging reading in children.
Customizable with various fabrics, it’s an ideal gift for Christmas or any occasion, offering comfort during reading time. I could see making this for adults by changing out the pattern.
DIY Natural Bath Bomb
Enjoy a spa-like experience with this DIY Natural Bath Bomb recipe, featuring orange and vanilla essential oils.
These homemade bath bombs are easy to make, perfect as gifts, and can be customized with different scents. They’re also great for packaging in airtight jars or wrapping in plastic for gifting.
Homemade Vanilla Sugar
Homemade Vanilla Sugar is a simple yet delightful way to enhance flavor in various treats.
Combining vanilla beans with granulated sugar, it’s perfect for baking, flavoring tea, or rimming cocktail glasses, adding a rich and warm vanilla touch.
I hope you were able to find some DIY Christmas Gifts ideas that work for you! Please leave me a comment below on some of your plans for making homemade gifts this year. 🙂
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