And just like that, the Christmas season is here again. How can it be that this was both the longest year of our lives and yet it has sped by in a flash?! Well I’m back again with another roundup of handmade gift ideas. Here are 25 amazing DIY Christmas gifts for family!
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I feel like this has been a particularly divisive year. So many opinions and disagreements over the tough issues we’ve had to face. I think it’s so important in times like these to value our family and friends, even if we don’t always agree. Relationships are so much more important than winning an argument.
And how better to let someone know you care about them than with a homemade gift?!
(lol can you tell my love language is gifts?!)
Most of these DIY Christmas gifts for family can be made fairly inexpensively. Which I think is going to be key to the 2020 holiday season. This crazy year has affected everyone and many people are facing a lean Christmas.
But with a little creativity, we can still celebrate and gift-give joyfully and on a budget!
Since I started this blog I’ve been writing one of these posts every year. So now I’ve got a total of 75 fantastic DIY Christmas gift ideas rounded up.
Let’s get crafty!
DIY Christmas Gifts for Family
Actually, forget family. I’ll be making a few of these for myself!
These would be fairly inexpensive and quick to make. You could make matching ones for the whole family!
I bet these smell amazing!
4. Lottery Tree
I don’t think there’s anyone who wouldn’t want this Christmas tree.
DIY Christmas Gifts for Coworkers
Pair these up with cute kitty measuring spoons or a pre-made baking mix.
6. Crochet Hat
I wish I could pull off a cute hat with a big pom pom. Curly hair prevents me. But I really love this trend of big floofy pom poms!
This is my pattern design and I love it as an ornament! But you can make other things with this moth pattern like a hair clip, keychain or soft toy. 🙂
You could make a big batch of these and give them out as teacher gifts, or bundle them with other bath products for a gift basket.
A cute way to package up some homemade spice mixes. You could also use these fillable ornaments for hot chocolate mixes or small candies.
This is a fun upcycled project! Go thrifting for some cute trays and give them a new life.
Easy DIY Christmas Gifts
11. Slipper Gift
This is a sweet way to elevate a cozy pair of slippers. You could even put some of the peppermint bath bombs from idea #8 in them!
You can buy a big batch of these blank acrylic disks on Amazon and personalize them for each member of your family. Another inexpensive DIY gift idea.
13. Christmas Hoop
There’s also a great tutorial for little sea glass stud earrings. So pretty!
A sparkly vintage inspired A frame ornament you can make with materials you probably already have on hand.
I use a crochet pad as a makeup remover and it’s great! A nice way to try to reduce waste.
Nothing like a family photo to tug on heart strings!
Add some fresh flowers and this is a great hostess gift for holiday parties. I had never heard of adhesive wood sheets before reading this tutorial!
19. Cutlery Keeper
Another zero waste project. Use a cutlery keeper to stash in a purse for unexpected take out trips or picnics.
A fun way to upcycle large plastic fruit!
DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Friends
I love all things hexagon.
I might need to make some of these for our family. Our current tradition is to drape our stocking over the furniture. Lol
23. Candy Dispenser
I loooove plinko!
24. Photo Coasters
Add cool filters to family photos and turn them into ceramic coasters.
25. Grapefruit Soap
Who doesn’t love homemade soap?! And 2020 is pretty much the year of the soap. Make a big batch and hand them out to coworkers, teachers and distant cousins!
So many great DIY Christmas gifts for family in this list and I am ready for the Christmas crafting to begin!
How many gifts are you planning to home-make this year? Tell me in the comments!