7 DIY Gift Ideas for Christmas

It's that time of the year again!

We all want to give our friends and family a special gift during the Holiday Season. Its never too early to get starting creating some lovely inexpensive gifts your friends and family will love! You can guarantee that anyone would be happy to receive one or more gifts from this cute collection.

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#1 DIY Tea Towel

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Create these rustic hand designed tea towels, all you need is a sharpie and an imagination! Full tutorial here

Tools needed:

  • Piece of unbleached cotton (or any other fabric that you like)
  • Pen and paper
  • Fabric markers
  • Iron



#2 DIY Lace Cement Votives



For those candle lovers these simple yet beautiful candle votives would make the perfect gift, they can go with anything! Here is the full tutorial

What you’ll need:

  •  Cement powder
  •  Paper cups to mix cement in
  •  Wooden sticks to stir cement mix
  •  Coins
  •  Petroleum Jelly (or cooking spray) – Optional (I’m not sure how much it helps)
  •  Sticker tape (like: http://etsy.me/KXAWVj, http://etsy.me/p6EMu9, http://etsy.me/LKzvaU)
  •  A disposable container (plastic, or paper cup) for the outside of your votive
  •  A smaller disposable container (I used a medicine cup), big enough to hold a tea light
  •  Sandpaper
  •  Pliers



#3 Sugar Scrubs



Sugar Scrubs are a great way to add some moisture and soften up dry skin. It is also a great way to relax during this crazy busy season, Pick your flavours below for the full tutorial


#4 All Natural Lip Balm

Really simple home made organic lip balm – never spend money on drug store lip balms ever again, this recipe works just as good as any other lip balm!


Things you will need.. to make Sweet Orange Lip Balm

  • 8 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Beeswax
  • 1.5 Tablespoons Raw Honey
  • 30 drops Sweet Orange essential oil
  • 12 x 15ml containers

Find the full tutorial here



#5 All Natural Handmade Soap

Nourishing all-natural soap makes a wonderful gift for everyone, its not the simplest DIY, but it certainly is the loveliest. You can make a bathroom assortments basket, including your sugar scrub from earlier and try these bath fizzies 😉




  • 170 grams shea butter
  • 170 grams palm oil
  • 113 grams coconut oil
  • 113 grams olive oil

Lye mixture

  • 78 grams sodium hydroxide (NaOH)
  • 215 grams distilled water

Follow the full tutorial here.


#6 DIY Mason Jar Vases

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I fell in love with this idea, this is the simplest decoration and gift for anyone who might need a spice up for their home. If you’re working with your kids you might want to invest in some face masks! 🙂

What you’ll need:

  • mason jars
  • spray paint
  • shipping labels
  • x-acto knife or scissors
  • fresh flowers

Full Tutorial here



#7 Amigurumi: Fluff Bears / Rabbit

I absolutely LOVE amigurumi, its not easy and it takes some dedication – but its a brilliant hobby. You can make the cutest creations for children or adults!

Heres a basic tutorial before you get started on these GORGEOUS animals.

 Rabbit Tutorial (Medium difficulty)

Bear Tutorial (Advanced Difficulty)

Full Tutorial Here



Thank you for reading through my post and I hope I’ve helped you find the perfect gift for your friends and family. If you have made any of these creations I’d love to see how it went, feel free to post pictures & give tips to fellow followers!

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Happy holidays 🙂

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