During this last week before Christmas, many of us have lots of parties or events to attend. Wouldn’t it be nice to bring a homemade gift? If you need some inspiration, here are some great DIY Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas.

DIY-Homemade-Holiday-Gift-Ideas - Fun DIY homemade gift ideas for beauty, "no bake" foods, home, and kids.

*The majority of the ideas came from the talented Merry Monday Link Party participants. 

Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas – BeautyHomemade-Beauty-Gift-Ideas

Most of these are super easy and have easily available ingredients.

  1. Homemade Peppermint Sugar Scrub @Sparkles of Sunshine – Love this one…only three ingredients
  2. DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub + Printable Label @Tabler Party of Two – Super pretty pink color and a printable too!
  3. Festive Elastic Hair Tie Gift @Simply Salvage – Great gift idea and super easy to make.
  4. Homemade Coconut Lime Hand Scrub @Crafty Allie – Great way to keep your skin smooth and soft.
  5. Homemade Lip Balm @Craft Allie – Everyone needs some lip balm during the cold weather.
  6. Peppermint Bath Salts @Fiber Artsy – Wouldn’t it be nice to relax in a peppermint bath after a long day at work?

Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas – FoodNo-Bake-Homemade-Food-Gift-Ideas

Below you’ll find ideas that require no baking. However, if you prefer baking, you can check out the Cookie &  Dessert Round-up for the holidays HERE or the round-up list at the bottom of this post.

  1. Homemade Cappuccino Mix @Little House Living – Who wouldn’t want a nice cappuccino mix for all those cold nights?!
  2. Printable Christmas Recipe Cards @Faith Filled Foods for Moms – Print these out and write down family favorite recipes on them. Love it!
  3. Hot Chocolate Santa Mug @Crafty Allie – I love getting mugs filled with goodies…especially something warm to drink for the cold nights.
  4. Homemade Oatmeal Cookie Mix @Little House Living – Don’t have time to bake? Make a cookie mix jar.
  5. Whole Wheat Chirp Cookies @A Southern Fairy Tale – Want a healthier cookie mix? Try this one.
  6. Gluten Free Raisinet & Chocolate Chip Cookies @Be Free For Me – Need a gluten-free idea? Try this yummy cookie in a jar recipe mix.
  7. Cajun Dirty Rice in a Jar @Veggie Belly – Who says you can only give cookies? How about a nice side dish in a jar.
  8. Chicken Noodle Soup, Country Cornbread Mix, and Mini Apple Pies in a Jar @Momma Told Me – Want to give a full meal in a basket? Get all three of these recipes for a complete meal!

Holiday Gift Ideas – HomeDIY-Home-Gift-Ideas

Lots of great keepsake ideas for the home here.

  1. DIY Coffee & Tea Mug Gifts @Yum Eating – Great keepsake items and any family member, especially grandparents would love this.
  2. Deer Silhouette Etched Glass @Gingerly Made – A beautiful gift that looks like you spent a lot of money on.
  3. Easy Christmas DIY Party Favor or Hostess Gift @Tabler for Two – It doesn’t get any easier than this simple candle gift idea.
  4. Ladybug Coasters @Stone Cottage Adventures – Cute idea that can easily be adapted to any theme.
  5. Framed Reindeer Footprint and Photo Gift @Syncopated Mama – Everyone loves a personalized photo frame.
  6. Wooden Napkin Rings @Love Create Celebrate – This is such a cool and simple idea.

Holiday Gift Ideas – FashionDIY-Fashion-Gifts

Need a fashionista gift idea? How about these…

  1. Crinkle, Ruckle, Scrunch You Can Knit! @Sequins In The South – You don’t need to know how to knit to create this scarf…all you need are your hands and some yarn!
  2. Leg Warmers from Sweater Sleeves @Sparkles of Sunshine – If you like to upcycle, this is a great gift giving craft.
  3. Felted Wool Sweater Bag @ Sparkles of Sunshine – Another great upcycle idea.

Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas – For KidsHomemade-Gifts-For-Kids

  1. Washi Tape Pencils @Sarah Celebrates – Super fun and easy way to fancy up some standard pencils.
  2. Comic Book Glasses Case @Sum of their Stories – Personalize a glass case with some fun comic book pages.
  3. Easy Ribbon Headband @The Crafty Blog Stalker – Super simple tutorial on making your own cute ribbon headband.
  4. Little House Sticky Note Holder @Keeping It Real – Cute way to carry around sticky notes.
  5. DIY Action Figure Louffa @Creative Clementine – This is a super easy way to make a fun bath toy gift.
  6. Art Bag @Keeping It Real – Great way to keep a budding artist organized.
  7. Handmade Christmas Bookmarks @Keeping It Real – Fun bookmark ideas

Remember, the most important part of a homemade gift is the love and thought that goes into creating it. So, relax, have fun, and enjoy the process of making meaningful gifts for your friends and family.

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