Homemade gifts are an amazing way to show the ones you care for that they mean something to you. From coasters adorned with their photo to ornaments full of their favorite things, homemade presents are sure to delight and show them just how much you care!
Scavenge through your closet for any unneeded nail polishes to create these adorable DIY mugs from Strength and Sunshine – they make great presents for beauty-obsessed friends!
Stick horses (also known as hobby horses) are timeless toys that will provide hours of entertainment to children and young-at-heart alike. DIY projects like this are easy and budget friendly – ideal as enrichment activities during holiday breaks!
This straightforward craft utilizes socks as the body of a horse, which are then filled with fiberfill. Once complete, embellishments such as yarn, googly eyes and large buttons can be added for personalization. An optional step involves attaching a cord halter that allows the head to be tied onto a dowel for more realistic appearance.
An elegant painted mug makes an unforgettable present for the coffee lover in your life, sure to bring smiles every time they use it. Accompany it with either a gift card to their preferred coffee shop or at-home brewing kit and watch their face light up with delight every time they use it!
Use ceramic paint pens rather than regular Sharpies for this project as they can withstand heat better. Also be sure to paint only the bottom portion of the mug so your lips won’t come into contact with it while eating or drinking from it.
If your giftee likes soaking their hands in aromatic bath products, these hand warmers would make an excellent addition to their stockings! Easy, inexpensive and cute all at the same time – everything a stocking should contain!
Speckled Clay Keychains
Make their holiday truly meaningful this year with handmade stocking stuffers they will treasure! Give the people in your life gifts that demonstrate just how much you appreciate them with DIY presents that show just how much they mean to you! Your handmade gifts will show them just how much they mean!
These speckled clay keychains are quick and simple to make – all you need are supplies like polymer clay and pepper! Plus they look super stylish!
For anyone who enjoys reading, this DIY personalized bookend makes an awesome present. Easy and adorable all at the same time!
Wooden Polaroid Set
For those on your list who love collecting Polaroids, this wooden set makes an eye-catching present. Simply print personal photos, trim and glue them into an old wooden Polaroid frame; to make it truly memorable add an extra special touch with a small shelf or wooden stand for their prints to rest upon.
These homemade gifts will surely put a smile on their faces, whether as main presents or stocking stuffers. From upcycling their old nail polish bottles into mugs that they can reuse year-after-year to mason jar gifts they’ll use year after year, these ideas are both affordable and thoughtfully personal.
Making Christmas gifts from scratch gives you the flexibility to tailor them specifically to the recipient, such as this DIY jar candle by Chloe Abel that not only fits their recipient, but can be used as festive decoration throughout their home!
Simple candles can become stunning holiday decorations by simply wrapping them with ribbon or twine and adding pine needles or rosemary sprigs and tying a bow on top.
An easy DIY candle project that will leave an impressionful holiday present is using a Starbucks mug as the base. Customize its decor further with elegant ombre watercolors or gold rub-ons for extra personalization and you have something truly spectacular that will have friends and family impressed.
At Christmas time, homemade gifts make the perfect present for mom, sister, best friends or coworkers of any age – from personalized coasters featuring photos to ornaments featuring their favorite things – you are sure to make their year extra-special with these DIY presents that show your thoughtfulness.
Create an unforgettable present with Dream Posy’s giant paper flower bouquet tutorial and free template! Make sure that gaps and folds in the flowers look realistic for an authentic finish.