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DIY: 12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love

DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Homemade gifts are my favorite gifts to give and receive! I believe nothing is more thoughtful than something that is personally made. I’ve put together a roundup of 12 easy DIY gifts that are fun and easy to make and a pleasure to receive!

DIY Handmade Gift Ideas

1. Cookie Mix in a Jar

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Cookie mix in a Jar

Everybody loves cookies, so here’s a delicious DIY gift everyone can enjoy. Simply add all the ingredients of cookie mis in a jar and pretty it up with some fabric and ribbon.

Here’s the recipe for these Cowgirl Cookies:

  • 1 1/3 cup all purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup & leveled
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cooking oats
  • 3/4 cup m&ms
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 – 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Then you’ll just need to add the dry ingredients!

  • 1 slightly beaten egg
  • 1/2 cup butter (melted slightly in the microwave)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Mix wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Use the back of a large spoon to work it all together. You may even need to use your hands to get everything incorporated. See more on: Bakerella

2. DIY Vintage Teacup Candles

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Handmade teacup candles

This may be one of my favorite DIY projects of all time! It’s easy, super cute and perfect for gift giving. Read on to find out how you too can make your own DIY Vintage Teacup Candles in my tutorial here.

 

3. DIY Charming Bookmarks

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - DIY Charming Bookmarks

Create your own charming handmade bookmarks. Cut some velvet ribbon into nine-inch lengths and use ribbon clamps the same width as your ribbon for the ends. Finish by attaching charms, trinkets, or vintage earrings to the clamps with jump rings. See more at: Country Living



4. Homemade Flavored Vodka

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Homemade Flavored Vodka

Homemade flavored vodka is a DIY favorite during the holiday season! Fill some mason jars with vodka and add some fresh fruit. Let it sit for in the fridge and marinate for at a few days to a week. Serve & drink. See more at: Tee-to-Table

5. Hot Chocolate Spoons

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Homemade Hot Chocolate Spoons 12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Homemade Hot Chocolate Spoons

This is a sweet treat that is easy to make! Melt chocolate and dip wooden spoons in melted chocolate, then sprinkle on with your favorite candies and toppings. See more at: Uitpaulineskeuken

6. Personalized Cork Coasters

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Personalized Cork Coasters 

Buy some inexpensive cork coasters and decorate them to your liking. Use a monogram stencil or doodle special message or quote. All you need is a Sharpie or any permanent marker.  Tie them up with a pretty ribbon and a a sprig of cedar or little pinecones, and they’re ready for gift giving!  See more at: French Country Cottage

7. Pearl Hair Pins

DIY Pearl Hair Pins Tutorial

These pearl hair pins are simple and easy DIY gift. See more here: DIY Pearl Hair Pins

 

 

7. Peppermint whipped body butter

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Peppermint Whipped Body Butter

This is decadent luxurious DIY gift everyone can appreciate! Homemade body butter is great natural beauty product.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup cocoa butter
  • 1/2 cup shea butter
  • 1/2 cup sweet almond oil
  • 1 tsp vitamin E oil
  • 5 – 10 drops peppermint essential oils

For complete instructions visit: Thank Your Body

 

8. Teacup Succulent Arrangement

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Teacup Succulent Arrangment

This is a cute DIY project that takes less than five minutes to put together, cost less than fifteen dollars.  A perfect little gift to bring life indoors, especially during the cold winter months. See more at: Confetti and Cleats

 

9. Peppermint Chocolate Sugar Scrub

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Peppermint Chocolate Scrub

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Peppermint Chocolate Scrub Ingredients

This wonderful exfolitating body scrub is made out of things everyone already has in the kitchen. See more at: Sugar and Cloth
 

 

10 . Monograph Soap Dispenser

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - Monogram Soap Dispenser

Everyone loves a personalized gift. See how to make this monogram soap dispenser at: The Idea Room.

 

S’mores Kit

12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love - S'more kit

This is a sweet gift everyone can appreciate. Simply pack marshmellows, graham crackers and chocolate in a pretty package and you’re all set! See more at: Twig & Thistle

Have any DIY gift ideas to share? Link them in the comments below!

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