Sunday, December 1, 2013

25+ Homemade Holiday Gift Projects To Start Right Now

25 Homemade Holiday Gift  Projects to Start Right Now |

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!)
So pick a few that catch your eye, gather the necessary materials (I've included some resources at the bottom) and get crafting, foodies!

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! 

25 Homemade Holiday Gift  Projects to Start Right Now |

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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

Nifty Containers For 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
metal tins

I'd like to hear from YOU!

What's your favorite homemade gift to make around the holidays?

25 Homemade Holiday Gift Projects to Start Right Now |

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