Everybody loves receiving gifts, myself included. It wasn’t until I watched my kids unwrapping their gifts that I realized I love giving them more. Although you can buy practically anything for anybody these days, DIY Christmas gifts have a special place in my heart, knowing that they are appreciated more. So this year, apart from making the regular Christmas gift list for DIY-ers, I decided to look for unique ideas that you can easily make yourself and gift them to your loved ones.
DIY Christmas Gifts Ideas for Everyone
Here you’ll find awesome projects from all of these fabulous people. From simple wood projects/crafts and decorations to beauty/pampering gifts, handmade jewelry, and upcycled gifts. Follow the links below each photo to find all the needed details.
Personalized DIY wood photo holders
The best Christmas gifts? Those that are meaningful and functional… timeless and stylish… suitable for him or her. As a stocking stuffer or a gift set, these personalized wood photo holders are a thoughtful handmade gift — perfect for everyone on your list! Check the tutorial at the CraftivityDesigns site.
DIY Marble Coasters from tiles leftovers
Everyone needs a good coaster! Use up your leftover tiles to make marble coasters. This video tutorial will walk you through all the steps to make your own DIY tile coasters! Full details at MakingMazanita.
DIY wooden serving tray
A perfect gift for the home cook in your life is a serving tray that doubles as a cutting board. But make it more special by making it yourself. Get the tutorial here: DrugstoreDivas.
DIY No-Sew Dog Bed
This DIY No-Sew Dog Bed For Under $10 is super easy and perfect for furbabies! Full details can be found on the ServingYouDinero site.
DIY Christmas Gin Gifts
I don’t drink alcohol much these days, but I do love gin in every form :)These cute little DIY Christmas Gin Gifts are simple to make and a gift that your friends will actually like! For full details, check TheWalletMoth site.
DIY shower steamers
Help your loved ones relax with these DIY shower steamers. They are easy to make and a great unique diy Christmas gifts. Check the all the details at TheStressFreeChristmas site.
DIY self-care kit
Make a DIY self-care kit for someone you love this Christmas! They’ll greatly appreciate it through the long days of winter.
DIY Lavender eye mask and handwarmer set
Lavender eye mask and handwarmer set. Great for tension headaches…or just keeping the hands warm in winter! Check the tutorial over at FeathersInTheWoods site.
Easy DIY Upcycled Tassel Earrings
Upcycle old jewelry into something new and trendy.Perfect for the fashionistas nad boho goddesses in your life this Christmas. Check the tutorial at the PrettyDelightful site.
Personalized DIY Sharpie mug
Make an inexpensive and cute Sharpie mug in this easy to follow guide. Customize with your own design or use one of the design ideas in the post. Check them over at the FeelingNifty site.
DIY Comic Book Coasters
Have a comic book lover on your shopping list? These coasters are made from comic books! Just don’t cut up your recipient’s favorite one to make it. Check the tutorial on the DrugstoreDivas site.
Reusable DIY Fabric Gift Sacks
DIY Knock-Off Coffee Table Basket
If you’re looking for a fun, fast, and easy DIY dupe to give as a gift, how about a coffee table basket? You can fill it with goodies or give it as a standalone gift- and you can make it from Dollar Tree materials! Check the tutorial over at AHundredAffections site.
Book Upcycled into a Jewellery Box
What about this amazing jewellery box made from an old book. This step by step tutorial will show you how to repurpose a book into a jewellery box with a mixed media makeover. No more sending books to the landfill. For more details follow to UniquecreationsByAnita.
DIY Poured Paint Votive Holders
These poured paint votive holders are so simple to make and can be done in a short space of time. They make a great gift for all occasions! Check the tutorial over at ConfessionsOfAnOverworkedMum.
DIY No-Sew Fleece Blanket
An easy no-sew fleece blanket is a cozy winter favorite. Personalize the fabric to fit the recipient! Check the tutorial at LoveOurRealLife.
Personalized DIY wood photo holders
Another fantastic upcycling gift idea! These unique PVC Pipe photo planters are so unique and simple to make. Any image can be added to them making them a perfect gift for all occasions! Check the tutorial over at UniquecreationsByAnita.
DIY Candy Cane Peppermint Sugar Scrub
This super easy DIY sugar scrub looks and smells delish! Get the free printable tag and the recipe at MamaCheaps site.
DIY Rose Water Face Spray
Rosewater has been around since the days of Cleopatra. Yes, women FOR-EVER have been searching for beauty in the fountain of youth. If you are looking for an all-natural rose water face spray and toner to soothe your skin, this DIY gift is perfect for giving to a loved one or special friend. Check full details on the PinkFortitude site.
DIY Herbal Bath Salts
Making bath salts with herbs and essential oils is easy to do. A great mason jar gift that is affordable enough for everyone on your list. Check the tutorial on HearthAndVine.
Easy Snowman Bath Bombs
Whip up a batch of these quick and easy bath bombs, perfect for stocking stuffers. They are a calming vanilla scent, but you could change it up with a dash of peppermint instead. Check the full details on the BreaGettingFit site.
DIY Tallow Lip Balm Recipe
My husband and I are big fans of Jessica and Tristan and have been following their venture for a couple of years now. We love their keto/low carb recipes :) Here you have a different kind of recipe. Soothe dry and chapped lips with DIY lip balm. It’s all-natural and completely non-toxic. You only have to make this recipe one time and you’ll have enough balms to give all your friends. Check the tutorial on PrimalEdgeHealth.
Easy Handmade Coffee Oatmeal Scrub Soap
Making handmade soap is easier than you may think! Whether you want to treat yourself and your skin with a delicately scented soap or you want to surprise your friends and family with handmade Christmas gifts this year, these Coffee Oatmeal soaps will be a fun project to do, even if you’re not crafty at all! Check the full details on CookingMyDreams.
Salt Dough Ornaments
Salt dough ornaments are the sweetest little homemade gift! You can make them for the whole family or classroom with hardly any effort! Check the tutorial on GoodLifeEats.
DIY Photo Coasters
Make a set of these DIY photo coasters! They will make unique personalized Christmas gifts for your loved ones. Check the tutorial on TheCountryChicCottage.
Personalized DIY wood photo holders
Easy DIY marbled nail polish mugs make the perfect homemade gift! A simple craft done in a few minutes that looks like it took hours of work! Visit StrenghtAndSunshine for more details.
DIY Mason Jar Christmas Candle
The Mason Jar Christmas Candle is super easy to make with your children and also perfect for gift giving. If you can use fresh cranberries and sprigs pine, it will give it a more authentic look, but plastic pine and beads are also good. Check the tutorial on OttawaMommyClub.
Applesauce Cinnamon Ornaments
These easy to make applesauce cinnamon ornaments will make your home smell holiday ready all season long, and they make wonderful kid-friendly gifts. Check the tutorial on MommaLew.
DIY Knock Out Wood Name Sign
This gift is perfect for a sentimental gift to any mom in your life. It can be made in less than 24 hours, perfect for those who are a little last minute! Check the tutorial on FixSheTup.
DIY Marbled Resin Coasters
Make your own gorgeous custom coasters for beautiful holiday gifts this year! Check the tutorial on HomeBodyHall.
easy watercolor painting idea
Make gorgeous personalized wall art for friends and family, without any previous fine art skills (no, really!) Check the tutorial on the PrettyDelightful site.
DIY leather cord organizer gift idea
This DIY cord organizer, made with upcycled pieces of leather fabric, makes a thoughtful gift idea. Check the details on SustainMyCraftHabit.
DIY Bird Nest Necklace
These beautiful and yet easy to make bird nest necklaces will be a fantastic Christmas gift for any jewelry lover. Check the RedTedArt for full details.
DIY driftwood clock
I love driftwood. You can make absolutely beautiful things with it like this unique, one-of-a-kind, very rustic driftwood clock. Would make an excellent Christmas gift this year. Check the tutorial on SustainMyCraftHabit.
DIY Salt Dough Ornaments
Salt Dough Ornaments – Three-ingredient salt dough recipe perfect for making Christmas ornaments! Check the tutorial on Bitz&Giggles.
DIY Autumn Leaf Bowls
Wonderful DIY Leaf Bowls. This is a surprisingly easy craft that you can make with a kiln, air-drying clay, or salt dough. Beautiful Leaf Bowls that would make an amazing Christmas present for anyone. Check the tutorial on RedTedArt.
I hope you liked these DIY Christmas gifts ideas and that this post got you inspired to make your own presents this year. I know I will be definitely trying out a handful of these incredible projects. So many ideas so little time, lol.