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10 Creative DIY Gift Ideas

As a crafter and DIYer, I sometimes give handmade gifts to family and friends.  I like handmade gifts as a giver because they are fun to put together and generally budget friendly.  I also enjoy handmade gifts as a receiver because I know the time and effort that went into creating them.

With Christmas fast approaching, I thought I would round up some creative DIY gift ideas for you, in case you are wanting to get crafty this season.  

Handmade gifts are always special. They add such a personal touch to any gift giving occasion. Here are 10 amazingly creative DIY gift ideas.

These gifts range from easy to make to more moderate skill required.  I’ve gathered everything from cocktails to yarn bowls.  (Don’t know what a yarn bowl is?  Read on to find out!)  There’s something for everyone on this list.

Handmade gifts are always special. They add such a personal touch to any gift giving occasion. Here are 10 amazingly creative DIY gift ideas.

Carmen from Gross to Grandiose has put together this adorable Mason Jar Christmas Potpourri.  It’s a fantastic way to get your house smelling festive this holiday season.  It is also very simple to make.  So, do what Carmen did and whip some up for your neighbors.

Handmade gifts are always special. They add such a personal touch to any gift giving occasion. Here are 10 amazingly creative DIY gift ideas.

Christine from My Kitchen My Craft has put together a fantastic Christmas Cocktail Gift Basket.  She has also included the recipe for a Peppermint Blizzard Cocktail.  You had better believe that the ingredients for this little drink will be on my next shopping list!

Handmade gifts are always special. They add such a personal touch to any gift giving occasion. Here are 10 amazingly creative DIY gift ideas.

I am loving these DIY Christmas Hand Towels from Laura over at Mom Envy.  They are perfect for that someone you know who loves to cook and spend time in the kitchen.  

Handmade gifts are always special. They add such a personal touch to any gift giving occasion. Here are 10 amazingly creative DIY gift ideas.

I love a good coaster, and this set from Amy at 1905 Farmhouse are no exception.  She’s provided us with the simple tutorial for how to put them together.  

These adorable DIY ceramic tile coasters are so easy to make, you won't believe it! They are totally functional, completely adorable, AND they make fabulous inexpensive gifts. What more could you as for?!

Here’s another set of DIY Ceramic Tile Coasters that I put together myself.  This is seriously one of my all time favorite craft projects, and I have given quite a few sets of these away in the past.  

Handmade gifts are always special. They add such a personal touch to any gift giving occasion. Here are 10 amazingly creative DIY gift ideas.

I’m a sucker for succulents, so I absolutely love this Succulent in Seashell that Leen and James have created over at Sand Dollar Lane.  I’ve never seen this done before, but I think it’s a fantastic way to display your succulents.

Handmade gifts are always special. They add such a personal touch to any gift giving occasion. Here are 10 amazingly creative DIY gift ideas.

These Magnolia Inspired DIY Bookends from Lidia at Design Inside the Box are stylish and functional.  They are also quite easy to make, so make sure you check these out for the book lovers in your life.

Handmade gifts are always special. They add such a personal touch to any gift giving occasion. Here are 10 amazingly creative DIY gift ideas.

Toni over at Girl, Just DIY made this amazing little DIY Yarn Bowl for her mom.  I had never heard of a yarn bowl before seeing this, but I think it’s brilliant.  Be sure to check out her tutorial for how to make one.

Do you have a bunch of old brooches laying around taking up space? Follow the incredibly simple tutorial to turn them into gorgeous magnets.

I just shared this little project on the blog a few days ago.  Be sure to check out just how easy it is to Turn Old Jewelry into Gorgeous Magnets.  Everyone has magnets on their fridge, right?! Why not make them beautiful?

Handmade gifts are always special. They add such a personal touch to any gift giving occasion. Here are 10 amazingly creative DIY gift ideas.

Finally, these DIY Holiday Pillows from Betsy over at Happily Ever After, Etc. are perfectly adorable.  Pillows are a great way to add some holiday cheer to your house, and Betsy walks you through step-by-step how to make them.

I hope you’ve found some inspiration here, and I hope this list can help you check a few people off of your gift list. 

Happy holidays!

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4 Comments

  1. What a lovely collection Amy.. Those succulents in a seashell <3 <3 <3 and your succulent coasters. I remember those. Now if only I can find some time to make them all before Christmas arrives. Oh wait I can do some for Mother's Day and Valentine's Day and……… Okay I think I've got this

    1. Thanks, Michelle! Isn’t that seashell succulent amazing?! And yes, many of these are not necessarily seasonal. So, you can totally use them for other occasions. 🙂

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