It’s time to start planning your Christmas gift list, and my motto (if I had one) is “handmade is best!” This is part 2 of the Handmade Gift Ideas series, so now there’s a total of 50 unique handmade gift ideas to choose from. Plus most of them are very budget friendly. Roll up your sleeves, it’s time to start Christmas crafting!
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It would be fun to organize a gift swap with some of these crafts. Each person creates a bulk amount of one item and you all swap! Like a cookie exchange but for handmade gifts!
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I rounded up another 25 amazing and unique handmade gift ideas here. Nothing cheesy, only the very best ideas I could find, that will make people exclaim “you made this?!” with glee!
25 Unique Handmade Gift Ideas
I’m always on the look-out for creative homemade gift ideas.
Every year I help my boys craft up a batch of thoughtful handmade gifts for them to give their grandparents. Last year we tried poured resin bookmarks! This year I’m thinking of the fabric covered tree ornaments you’ll see below.
These unique handmade gift ideas are such a fantastic way to show someone you care while stretching the gift giving budget. Because EVERYONE loves to receive something homemade. It’s in the spirit of the holiday!
These are very classy planters and the trees are perfection for Christmas.
Little pouches like these are so useful. I have several!
Socks for Christmas is a classic, I love this creative spin on it!
You could use the same techniques to turn these into ornaments instead (not stuffed with lavender.)
I would be so happy to get this as a gift!
Which you could fill with homemade caramels . 🙂
Everyone needs a trinket dish for catching keys or jewellery or ticket stubs!
These would come in so handy to keep near the kitchen or bathroom sinks.
Easy Handmade Gift Ideas
I know the holidays can feel like they’ve snuck up on you and you’re suddenly strapped for time. So if you’re wondering, what homemade gifts can I make for Christmas when both time and money are tight, I’ve got you.
These are so cute and you could probably pull the whole DIY together with supplies from the Dollar Store. Creative AND inexpensive for the win!
You know I can’t resist a felt Christmas craft! 😉
Gift these with a hand stamped tea towel, for double the crafty points!
Thoughtful handmade gifts like these tags can be quick to make but pack an emotional punch when they are personalized with loved ones names!
These ornaments are a great way to use up some fabric scraps. I could probably make about 6000 of these with my scrap stash!
Include a few recipe cards for the culinary-challenged folks who need ideas for what to make for dinner. *cough* me *cough*
I’m a little worried that if I bought a wood burning kit, I’d be unstoppable and every wooden element in my home would be decorated. lol
Handmade Christmas Gifts for Friends
These inexpensive homemade gifts also answer the tough question of what to make your coworkers for Christmas!
You could really have fun playing around with colours with this DIY!
Include a pretty teacup and some teabags to complete the gift.
Gift Ideas on a Budget
Creative homemade gifts can be a great cost-effective way to show someone you care without breaking the (inflation-wrecked) bank!
This is a lovely way to preserve some Spring colour in winter.
20. DIY Linen Scarf
You could add some simple embroidery to this DIY linen scarf gift to elevate it a bit.
21. DIY Heating Pad
Everyone needs a heating pad in the colder months!
22. Tote Bag
This would be a great library bag for kids!
DIY Christmas Gifts for Kids
23. DIY Hand Warmers
Perfect for little hands after a day of sledding!
I love a trinket box, they always come in handy!
This is an easy homemade Christmas gift that is both lovely and useful!
26. Bonus: DIY Woven Wall Hanging
Well that’s a wrap (ha, see what I did there?) on another year’s list of 25 unique handmade gift ideas. I’m planning to do one of these posts every year. Eventually I’ll have quite an encyclopedia of Christmas gift ideas to choose from! Don’t forget to check out last year’s post here.