We’re a little less than 2 weeks out from Christmas and everyone is doing their last-minute shopping. Soon, you’ll be running out of time to order online and then your only option is to go to the stores. That’s sounds terrible.
You could make DIY gifts instead! Some people have a DIY Christmas. They require that all gifts given are homemade. That sounds awesome if you ask me.
So you want to make your own gifts but aren’t sure what to make? I have some ideas for you. Click the images below to go to a tutorial for each project.
Serious question: How many people do you know who don’t use headphones? I can’t think of too many. So make a headphone organizer to help them transport their headphones without getting knots in the wires.
Glass Orb Keychain
Want something a little more visually exciting? Make your recipient a keychain. Choose your favorite scrapbook paper and get to work!
Orange Cream Lip Balm
Tis the season for chapped lips. Most people are going to appreciate any opportunity to add some moisture. Follow the steps in this tutorial to make your own. The best part, you can make many tubes at once so you can gives these to multiple people. Tutorials also available in grapefruit and peppermint.
Wire Wrapped Tree Earrings
For the people who love Christmas and decorate the inside and outside of their house, the lawn, the kids… make them some wire wrapped earrings. Supplies are affordable these will last for years!
Know a man with a beard? I bet the skin under his beard is pretty itchy in this cold weather. Be a doll and make him some homemade beard balm. It’s made with moisturizing ingredients that are sure to sooth that skin.
While your at it, make some beard oil for him too. No one ever complained about smelling good and moisturizing, right?
Ribbon Hanging Picture Frames
Everyone likes reminiscing. Give them something to remember. Make these hanging frames with your choice of scrapbook paper and paint.
Know someone athletic or someone with muscle pain? This is a great option for sore muscles. All you’ll need is a sewing kit, a sock and some rice. They’ll love you.
These are the best coasters. Find some memorable photos and make these adorable coasters to gift. Whoever you give them to will love them.
If you really, really don’t have time to buy something or make something, you’re a procrastinator and should be ashamed of yourself. Just kidding. Buy a gift card and spice it up with scrapbook paper. It gives it a homemade element that people will enjoy.
Do you have any ideas? What homemade gifts do you like to make for Christmas?