One of my favorite things to do once the holiday season hits is make homemade gifts. Sometimes I plan ahead if the project takes longer, but mostly I start on handmade gifts after Thanksgiving.
And I ALWAYS choose projects that are utilitarian in nature. Nothing's worse than giving a loved one or friend a present that they'll never use. Especially random plastic thing-a-ma-jiggers. What a waste!
Which is why I rounded up some quality DIY gift projects for you guys to make this holiday season.
These homemade gifts are all:
- no-sew (for those of us without a sewing machine or stitching talent)
- budget friendly (YAY!)
- non-toxic (double YAY!)
Update (December 2015): If you're looking for even MORE DIY gift ideas, check out my 50+ Easy Homemade Gift Ideas for Happy Bellies & Bodies post!
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DIY Bath Gifts
All Natural Homemade Shaving Cream by Homemade Mommy
Homemade Lemon Sugar Scrub by The Rising Spoon
Calming Lavender Scrub by The Darling Bakers
Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub by Veggie Converter
Coffee & Cacao Brown Sugar Scrub with Peppermint Essential Oil by The Rising Spoon
Homemade Bath Salts by Primally Inspired
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DIY Body Gifts
DIY Honey Lavender Lip Scrub by The Rising Spoon
All Natural Homemade Pomade by Thank Your Body
How to Make Whipped Body Butter with Coconut Oil, Cocoa Butter & Jojoba Oil by The Rising Spoon
Homemade Coconut Oil Lotion Bar by The Coconut Mama
Homemade Deodorant For Sensitive Skin by Oh Lardy!
Mint Chocolate Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter by
The Nourished Life
Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm with Olive Oil by The Rising Spoon
Rose Avocado Body Massage Oil by Beauty Secrets Revealed
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DIY Gifts For the Home
All-Natural Air Freshener by Don't Mess With Mama
DIY Smelly Odor Knockout Spray by The Rising Spoon
Chalkboard Coasters by Living Well Spending Less
Homemade Citrus Lavender Perfume by Our Heritage of Health
Monogram Mugs by Design Mom
Orange Harvest Scented Muslin Tea Bag Sachets by The Rising Spoon
Rainbow Painted Wooden Spoons by A Pretty Cool Life.
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DIY Edible Gifts
Healthy Dark Chocolate Coated Peanut Butter Balls by The Rising Spoon
Homemade Basil Salt by The Rising Spoon
Homemade Fire Cider by The Sprouting Seed
Homemade Peppermint Extract by The Rising Spoon
Homemade Lavender Extract by Savory Lotus
Homemade Blueberry Vodka by The Rising Spoon
Homemade Limoncello by The Happier Homemaker
Homemade Vanilla Sugar The Rising Spoon
Homemade Vanilla Extract with Vodka and Bourbon by The Rising Spoon
Infused Olive Oils by Luci's Morsels
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Nifty Containers for Your Homemade Gifts
4 oz glass mason jars
4 oz amber glass bottles
8 oz swing top glass bottle
16 oz swing top glass bottles
Italian glass limoncello bottles
Italian glass olive oil bottles
clear mini jars with colored lids
clear plastic jars
lip balm tubes
I'd like to hear from YOU!
What's your favorite homemade gift to make around the holidays?
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