Why bother with DIY Christmas gifts, you ask? Because Christmas presents just mean so much more when they’re homemade, that’s why. Your friends and family know you had to spend a little more time on them, and that thoughtfulness is always appreciated (especially if the gifts happen to involve Christmas cookies!). Enter our list of the ultimate, most creative DIY Christmas gifts around.
They work perfectly as gifts for Mom, gifts for husbands, for friends, for kids, for neighbors, and everyone in between. Whether you use them as fun stocking stuffers or easy-to-make hostess gifts, we have a gift for everyone on your list. And yes, we’ve even got you covered when it comes to finding the perfect DIY Christmas gifts for your boyfriend. How will he be able to resist a sweet cross-stitched truck or a handmade mason jar coaster? We’ve also rounded up a few out-of-this-world delicious DIY Christmas food gifts, like homemade Christmas desserts that’ll leave your recipient craving more and a set of flavored salts that even the more sophisticated foodies will appreciate. Short on time this year? We can help you out with that too! Cute crocheted cozies, DIY stovetop potpourri, and a “Christmas tea tree” are just a few of the ideas on our list that take minimal effort—but still allow you to claim DIY status.
I know it’s early to be thinking about Christmas, but I love giving homemade gifts, and those require a bit of planning ahead. Luckily, these DIY gifts are easy to make and won’t take much of your time, plus friends, family, grandparents, and teachers are sure the love them. Now, a few of these ideas might take longer than 15 minutes to make just one, but if you make them in batches you’ll end up averaging about 15 minutes per gift. Enjoy!
We all know that feeling when your little one declares that he or she wants to hand out gifts to the whole class; it’s adorable that they want to give, but it also spells trouble for you!
These quirky candy sleighs are the perfect solution; they are cheap and easy enough to make a whole bunch in no time, and your little one can also get involved in the process so that you aren’t the one doing all the work.