25 Easy and Beautiful Homemade Christmas Gifts

LAST UPDATED: Dec 08, 2019 | PUBLISHED: Nov 09, 2019 | By: Julie Blanner

Find the best DIY homemade Christmas gifts your friends and family will treasure! Creative Christmas gifts are easy to make and less expensive than you might think.

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Homemade Christmas Gifts

Homemade Christmas Gifts are my favorite both to give and receive. They show so much thought, and most importantly, are handmade with love. Through the years I have shared several homemade Christmas gifts that I have included in this little gift guide for you today. 

As we all know, time is precious these days! A handmade Christmas gift that is thoughtful and personalized is always made with love. Homemade Christmas Gifts are the perfect way to show friends and family how much you appreciate them. 

This year, I’m creating a variety of gift guides to suit every buyer and recipient. I’ve already covered gifts for bakers, and an incredible list of kitchen gifts. My Christmas gift guide has a category for women, men, kids and even teens!

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The Best Creative Christmas Gifts

Through the years I have shared several homemade Christmas gifts that would be wonderful for Christmas time. I have included my favorites in this little gift guide for you today. 

Personally, I enjoy making a DIY Christmas gift idea come to life each year. I turn on the Christmas tree lights, play my favorite Christmas album, and fully embrace the meaning of this precious season. 

Homemade Christmas gifts have become a cherished Christmas activity for myself and my children. Together, we create a list of our handmade gift ideas. We enjoy visiting the craft store and market, making sure we have the necessary supplies and ingredients. 

Wooden surface with kraft paper brown boxes, white ribbon packaging homemade Christmas gifts.

Ideas For Homemade Christmas Gifts

I love to give creative Christmas gifts each year, and I hope you enjoy the ideas I share. Each gift is always accompanied by a handwritten note, wishing the receiver a Merry Christmas! 

Homemade Christmas gifts make great stocking stuffers and hostess gifts. DIY Christmas gifts attached to a gift card are perfect for teachers, librarians – they even bring a smile to my garbage man! Would your hairstylist love to receive a mason jar of sugar scrub? Mine does! And our piano teacher tells us our DIY gifts are her favorite year after year.

Whether you are gifting to someone who loves gardening, someone who is into beauty or wellness, or someone who just loves everything sweet, you’re sure to find creative Christmas gifts here. 

Easy and Beautiful Homemade Christmas Gifts

Get the best ideas for homemade Christmas gifts that your friends and family will treasure. It's easy to show how much you care with these charming and creative Christmas gifts that are as joyful to give as they are to receive!

I hope you find the joy in creating homemade Christmas gifts for family and friends. You’ll also love these 30 Creative Christmas Ideas and Thoughtful Hostess Gifts! What is your favorite handmade Christmas gift to give or receive?

(originally published 2015, updated November 2019)


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