43 Easy Do-It-Yourself Gift Ideas for Your Loved Ones

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Gift giving has always been part of Christmas. It has always been part of the tradition to give gifts to our love ones and friends. The hardest part of it is thinking of what gift to give. It is always difficult to think what new stuff to give and if they would like it.

43 easy do it yourself gift ideas for you love ones

1Book Travel Tech Organizer

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Let your techy love ones have their gadgets organize with this book travel tech organizer. It is made of old vintage book cover and elastic ribbons where you can customize it in many ways. Doing it is very simple and the materials needed in making in can easily bought and found.

2Fabric Flower Belt

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This wonderful gift is perfect for your fashionable sister or friend. It might look tough in making it but it’s actually simple to do. you just need a fabric and your sewing skills in making it. Fabric flower belt is so amazing that you would think it is an expensive item.

3Mini Cookie Snow Globe

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Cookies and snow globes are so cute especially if they are in mini sizes. They are shakable and edible thus a perfect gift to friends or to your kids. You can use different designs of mini cookie cutter and decorate the cookies with royal icing. Mini cookie snow globe is simple and easy to make for both beginners and experienced cookie makers.

4Candy Sleigh

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Candy sleighs are so fun to make. you can actually make dozens of them in an hour. Glue the Kitkat to the candy canes to create a base. Add more candies and stack them like pyramid. Your recipient will surely love it and would enjoy eating the candies.

5Chalkboard Coaster Set

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This is a nice do-it-yourself gift you and your kids can make. They can give it as a gift to their teacher or friends. Making chalkboard coaster set involves painting and a little decorating where your kids can participate.

6Oven Mittens

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Turn boring mittens into gorgeous item with this easy to make do-it-yourself gift idea. Dress up oven mittens by putting some fabric in it. No need to sew them because you can glue them using fabric glue so you can glue the ruffle around the top.

7Zippered Clutch

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Little clutch is nice gift to friends and love ones. It can hold anything like coupon, receipts or make up. The zippered clutch takes you to basic sewing of a rectangular zippered clutch. In here you’ll see a tutorial on how to make this wonderful do-it-yourself gift idea.

8Paracord Bracelet

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Paracord is a cool accessory gift for an outdoor person. It is easy and comfortable to wear too. Making the bracelet is pretty easy to make and you can finish making it in 20 minutes.

9Multi-Strand Scarf

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This a no-sew project and a great way to recycle old clothes. You only need 10 minutes in doing this do-it-yourself gift idea for your fashionable friend or sister! The scarf is lightweight and easy to wear.

10Custom Chalkboard

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This is a great do-it-yourself gift idea that came from a small budget. This Christmas gift cost $5 only! This chalkboard is a perfect gift to your love one and can be placed in any part of the house. It might look tough in making it but it is more of cutting the wood and spraying it with chalkboard spray paint.

11Photo Pendant

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This do-it-yourself gift idea is so elegant but only cost $2.50. it is a pretty gift where you can turn photos into a photo pendant and place them in key chain, ribbons and key rings. Making photo pendant is so easy and the materials needed in making it can be found on craft stores.

12Emergency Chocolate Craft

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When we talk about comfort food to eat, chocolates would always be on top of the list. This emergency chocolate craft can be a gift to yourself or to a friend who is going through a rough time. Making it is easy and inexpensive to make and the materials can be found on online stores or craft stores.

13Glowing Photo Luminaries

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This is a great gift that you can give to your love ones wherein these photo luminaries can be a great centerpiece on dining tables or a decoration at home. This is also a great way in remembering good old days with your love ones or friends just by seeing the photo luminaries.

14Cupcake Onesies

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This is a great gift you can give to new parents. These cute cloth cupcakes are a sure hit to them especially as they unwrap the gift. Doing this is pretty easy. You just need 4 onesies, 2 pair of socks, colorful cupcake liners and cupcake gift box. The idea of this gift is folding the onesies to make it look like cupcake then place it on a cupcake liner and on the cupcake box.

15Candy Christmas Tree

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Give someone a Christmas tree that is yummy and sweet. Doing this is very easy. You just have to tape the candy bars on the glass bottle until you reach the top. Add some bows and curled ribbons on it and you’re done.

16Chalkboard Mug

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Chalkboard mug doesn’t require you drawing or painting skills. You’ll just have to paint brush the part with no painter’s tape with chalkboard porcelain paint. When it is dry already, remove the tape and bake the mug for 35 minutes at 300 F*. this is to make the paint microwave and dishwasher safe. You can then enjoy chalking on your mug.

17Personalized Candle

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This is a perfect gift you can give to your parents or grandparents. You can even let your kids do the design of the candle. Making personalized candle is so easy and would cost you a little. The materials needed for this gift idea is a candle, tracing paper, sharpies, wax paper and a heat gun or blow dryer to help in transferring the design in the candle.

18Gold Writing Canvass Necklace Organizer

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This gift idea is perfect for a friend who loves to buy necklace and other accessories. It can be a great accessory organizer especially if someone is running of space to store accessories. Doing this is easy and enjoyable.

19Glass Votives

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This is a beautiful gift to newlyweds or to someone who loves decorations. The elegant golden glow of glass votives are perfect for table centerpiece. It is easy to make and the materials needed can be found on craft stores.

20Vintage Teacup Candles

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Vintage teacups are more fabulous when there are candles inside it. This can be a perfect gift to your parents or a close friend of yours who like vintage stuffs. Making vintage teacup candles is so easy. The main concept of this one is making your own candle on the vintage teacup.

21Marble Dipped Mugs

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Ordinary mugs can turn into beautiful piece with the help of nail polish. This is an inexpensive yet sweet gift you can give to your love ones especially to those who love collecting mugs. The main idea of this gift idea is to dip the mug on a warm water mixed with nail polish. Once you get the design you want, let it dry overnight.

22Bow Clutch

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Bow clutch can be a wonderful gift you can give to your mother or sister. If you have a skill in sewing, this is a perfect gift idea you can make. it might look tough just by seeing the tutorial of it but it is actually easy to make and the result is so amazing.

23Tassel Necklace

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Tassel necklace is a great gift to someone who love to show their sense of fashion. The good thing is you can also add it to bags and bracelets too. The quickest way to make tassel necklace is to use your fingers. You just have to wind the thread to your first and middle finger. This will allow to adjust the length of the tassel you want to make.

24Neon Wood Painted Earrings

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This is also a great gift you can give to your girlfriends or to your sister. Plain wood earrings can be fabulous by painting them in neon colors. This is an inexpensive yet fashionable gift you can give to your love ones.

25Homemade Hand soap

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Homemade hand soap is a perfect gift you can give to your mother. The basic step in making a homemade hand soap is to first, coat the moldings with petroleum jelly. Cut glycerin into cubes and place into a container. Heat it into the microwave for 20 seconds until it is melted. Mix other ingredients to give flavor to the soap then pour it to the mold and leave for 10 minutes or until it is hardened. Once the soap is firm, pop the soap out.

26Instagram Coasters

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Instagram coasters are a great gift you can give to your family this Christmas for it bring great memories. To make this, you need to print the Instagram pictures. Cut them and coat the front and the back with mod podge then place them on a tile. Making the wood box can be tough but with the help of the tutorial, you can still make it perfectly.

27Cute Button Bookmark

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Cute Bookmarks are great gifts to love ones who love to organize files the cutest way. Doing cute button bookmarks is easy and the materials can be found on craft stores. You just have to hot glue the paper clip to the back of the button.

28Ipad Case

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This is a great gift you can give to your techy love ones. It is not that hard to make it for you only need a little sewing and cutting. It won’t take you long making it and the result is awesome.

29Personal Picture Clock

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Personal Picture Clock is a great gift for couples. Picture clocks are great to remind us how time fly so fast and memories are so fun and happy to remember. Making it is easy. You just have to print your favorite or memorable photo and a template of a clock. Attach it to a cardboard and add the clock parts.

30Springboard Ruffle Apron

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This is a great gift you can give to your mom or to your grandma or even to someone who loves cooking. Doing this gift is all about sewing but the tutorial is easy to follow so there is no need to worry because the outcome will be so pretty.

31Grandma Board

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Grandma board is a great gift to grandmas this Christmas. Making it is so simple and you would enjoy making it because of the memories it will bring back to you. The main concept of grandma board is to put photos of their grandkids in the board showing that they are their precious treasures. This is a great gift to them and a memorable one too.

32Recipe Ring

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Recipe ring is a great gift you can give to your sister or mother. The good thing about this gift is it is practical and a great way to remind your loved ones of the great recipe you shared together. You can add other things to the gift like a measuring cup or a whisk.

33Drop Cloth Pillow Covers

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Pillows can be a great gift this holiday. The good thing is you can create the design of its cover. It depends what design you like to put. You can have the Christmas theme to flow with the holidays. You can also dress up old pillow cases for it is inexpensive.

34Sharpie Mustache Mugs

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Sharpie mustache mugs can be a great gift you can give to your dad, husband or to your grandpa especially if they love to sip coffee always. Sharpie mustache mugs are easy to make. you just have to trace the mustache template to the mug until you fill in the design. Use nail polish to remove the smudges the sharpie created on the outside of the line.

35Jeans Purse

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A great way to recycle old jeans is to make them as purse. This wonderful craft can be a great gift you can give to your daughter. Making this one is easy and would only take you 45 minutes in doing this and would require you a little sewing skills.

36Stamped Washer Necklace

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This is a great gift you can give to your girlfriends or to a girl’s club you are member of. Making this one is not that hard to do as long as you have the right tools for it. This is a great craft to do and a great way to show how much you love your family and friends.

37Promenade Market Bag

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Promenade market bag is a great gift you can give to a market goer. A bag pattern is available so you won’t be having a hard time doing the market bag. This can be a useful gift you can give to someone for it will help a lot in carrying the goods bought on the market.

38Jar Lid Picture Magnets

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Picture magnets are great gift you can give to your love ones who are far away. These jar lid picture magnets can be placed anywhere you want and the pictures can be anything you like.

39Fluff Bears

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This cute little fluffy bear is a great gift idea for your daughter. This might look tough to make but doing it is actually easy to do and would only require you to do embroidery. Kids will surely love this wonderful toy.

40Little Lamb Pillows

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These pillows are so cute and a great gift to someone who want to add a decoration on their living room. You can get a template for this one so you can have an outline for cutting the pillow. You may also need to sew and stuff the pillow.

41Vintage Photo Canvass

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Vintage photo canvass is a pretty gift you can give to you parents. Seeing old photos turned into a canvass can sure bring a lot of joy and memories to them.

42Spoon Ring

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Turn your old spoons into a beautiful jewel with this craft. This is an inexpensive yet creative gift you can give to someone. The idea of this gift is to get the end part of the spoon that has a beautiful design and bend it with butane torch until it becomes round and fits to your finger.

43Christmas Kitchen Towels

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Turn your plain white kitchen towels into a festive one with this do-it-yourself gift idea. This is a great gift during Christmas parties or get together. Making it is so simple and would only require you to sew.

Giving gifts doesn’t have to be expensive and hard to make. It’s the thought that really counts when it comes to gift giving. Inexpensive stuffs are worth it to give especially when they are made with love.

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