Christmas is just around the corner! So, you might be thinking about your Christmas gift list. We know it can be difficult finding the perfect present so we have put together a list of 23 DIY Christmas gift ideas. We have something for everyone from homemade body scrubs to hamper ideas that you can put together yourself. Giving someone a DIY gift will make them feel special, will be a fun project for you and it can save you some cash. Don’t leave your shopping until Christmas Eve have a look at these gifts and get started!
1. Hot Chocolate in a Jar
First up we have this cute hot chocolate in a jar gift idea. You just fill up the jar with the ingredients and add a personalized tag. There are a few variations on recipe but a basic one is powdered milk, cocoa powder, powdered creamer, sugar, chocolate chips and marshmallows. You could make a few of these for different people.
2. DIY Exfoliating Scrub
Our next idea is the perfect pamper gift for Christmas, it is a salt body scrub. There are so many different recipes you can use for this, each one will have a different smell. For salt scrub like this one you will need: salt, Bentonite clay, olive oil, peppermint oil and lemon oil. You could make a bunch of these for family and friends.
3. Christmas Coupons
If you are looking for creative and unique gift ideas, then this could be for you. Our next pick is a Christmas coupon. It is for a date night away but you could recreate this for anything you like. You could give a coupon for a free house clean, to wash up for a month and more. The choices are endless for this and you could have any coupon design. It is a fun and low-cost gift.
4. DIY Teacup Candles
Candles always make a great Christmas gift. Instead of the standard candle or candle holder these candles have been put into teacups. Teacup candles can be created in a few ways. You could melt down some tealights, pour the wax into the cup and let is set. Make sure the wick is at the top. There are plenty of tutorials online to help you recreate this cute and quirky gift.
5. Gift Hamper
Everyone loves a gift hamper. Instead of giving loved ones a ready-made hamper why not make one yourself. All you will need is a pretty box and then fill it with all their favourite things. You could create a mermaid box like this one or make a movie box and more. The possibilities are endless it is a fun gift that will be unique to each person.
6. Scrabble Picture
Scrabble letter pictures are very popular decorations. So, why not make one as a DIY Christmas gift. This one features “our family Christmas” but you could make one with your own message or maybe a name. Pick your background image, stick on the letters and you’re good to go.
7. Christmas Friendship Poem
Giving a gift to a special friend this Christmas? Then this next idea could be for you. It is a Christmas light with a beautiful poem attached. The light can be added to the tree or just kept as it is. It is a cute and creative way to show a friend you care.
8. DIY Fingerless Gloves
Next, we have a DIY idea that is perfect for anyone who can crochet. You can create stylish fingerless gloves like these ones and give them as a gift. Anyone would love to receive a pair of these. You can use any color yarn and there are plenty of tutorials and patterns online to help.
9. Christmas Candle
Here is another DIY Christmas candle idea. This one uses a pillar candle with cute Christmas decorations. You could stick any decorations to your candles so use this as inspiration and get creative. The candles could be made in bulk so you can give a candle to all your friends and family.
10. Christmas Plant Gift
Looking for a gift for someone who likes plants and gardening? Then this next pick could be for you. It is a little glass bauble terrarium filled succulents and stones. You could put a variety of succulents in the bauble that will suit the recipients style and personality. A gift like this will last long after Christmas is over.