Friends are to be cherished, and finding them a cool Christmas gift should be a top priority for every bestie this year! These best friend gift ideas are hilarious, strange, techy, thoughtful and just plain epic, and will make it easy for you to find the perfect present for your unique friend this year.
If you have a BFF, this Keepsake Journal of Q&As will thrill you because doing things together is always more fun! It’s a diary and journal with drawing prompts and activities to help you fill in the pages with memories to share for a lifetime. A wonderful gift to share with a friend!
When traveling or camping, your best item will be this Pendleton camp blanket with carrier handle. Made with 86% wool and 14% cotton, this rollable blanket in green heather and ombre stripe is easy to carry. You’ll never be without protection against the elements. A warm and fuzzy Christmas gift for a traveler friend.
Miss your home turf? Print your state or country and a personalized quote on your coffee mug. It’ll be a gentle reminder of home every morning with coffee. Torn between two states, you can now put them both on the mug, with a string joining two hearts. A sweet gift for a friend missing home.
For those chewy brownie edges, this brownie pan is a baker’s first choice. Made with a durable nonstick coating, this pan is designed to add two chewy edges to every brownie you bake. One continuous chamber allows for easy filling, and fits standard box mixes. Makes a perfect gift for your baker friend.
If you’re a world traveler, you’ll need to safeguard your belongings. This unassuming drawstring backpack is the toughest, heavy-duty, slash-resistant, lockable bag and closest thing to a safe. Carry your valuables and protect yourself from theft. Made with certified blocking materials to shield against unauthorized scanning. Traveling friends will love this gift.
Commemorate your close friendships with the Godyce puzzle necklace. This gift box comes with three necklaces with puzzle charms that link into each other. Your BFFs will be thrilled to receive this thoughtful gift. Made with Stainless Steel, a 23.6 inch chain, and comes in a snazzy gift box branded with the Godyce logo.
From the inventors of the Scratch Map, this Scratch Off World map is made with quality materials featuring a high grade matte finish. Scratch the copper foil to reveal the countries of the world you’ve discovered! Comes in a beautiful gift tub. An imaginative gift for the world traveler! Warning: Beware of imitations.
If you miss that comforting arm around you at night, the Boyfriend Body Pillow is perfect for those solitary nights. It’s designed like a real-looking arm that wraps around your neck. It’s a hilarious gag gift for your single friends. Includes a good chuckle! It’s an actual pillow after the laugh is over.
March to your own creative beat with these artsy wrapables! These designer crew socks feature masterpieces by Van Gogh, Da Vinci, Matisse, and more! Made with a cotton blend, and sized for men and women. You’ll walk a mile in a genius’ shoes with these paintings at your feet. A unique Christmas gift for friends!
Do your fingers get tired of holding down the pages of your book? The Pagepal helps to keep the pages down with your thumb. Made with beautiful walnut with a smooth exterior finish, and comes in two sizes—for small or big thumbs. For your bibliophile friends, this is the perfect reading gift!
Put your feet up, throw in a bath bomb, and soak as though you’re at a lush spa! These bath bombs will excite your senses with the aroma of natural herbs and essential oils. Life’s stresses evaporate as you soak in the tub. Includes six scents and colours. A spa experience for stressed out friends!
Are you hooked on Game of Thrones? Now you can bide your time between seasons with this adult coloring book featuring forty-five exclusive illustrations depicting rich and eye-popping settings from the series. Stunning black and white illustrations to which you add your own creative spectrum of colors! A perfect gift for GOT fans!
GoPro or don’t go at all! High resolution and comes in three different modes: Single, Burst, and Time lapse. The HERO5 is waterproof so dunk your phone for underwater shots at the pool or beach. Keep your friends in the loop of your outdoor activities with stunning videos! A great gift for your busy friend!
Learning to be a world class bartender? This Oggi 4-piece Stainless Steel set of accessories is a great addition to your home bar. Includes a cocktail shaker, ice strainer, double jigger, and stir stick. Your parties will never be the same. Entertain your guests with the skills of a pro while preparing their drinks!
Celebrate a birthday with this gourmet gift tower! This brightly colored tower of baskets is filled with a variety of goodies. Includes flavored jelly bellies, yummy brownie brittle-salted caramel, assorted toffees, delicious snack mix, sweet caramel popcorn, and creamy yogurt covered pretzels. A delectable gift for the friend with a sweet tooth!
This 8-piece outdoor gear mess kit is a must-have for campers and travelers. Compact, the kit comes with a metal knife, spoon, and fork; a small and large bowl; a spice shaker, a plate, and a cutting board. Easy to clean and store. A practical gift for the camper friend at Christmas!
Let your bestie know why he or she is so special to you! With this Bestie Journal filled with imaginative prompts, you’ll fill in the blanks to let them know how you feel. Write your own personal messages that your bestie will read again and again. Humorous and creative, your friend will love this gift.
This is the best cozy gift to get your dog-loving friends! They are sherpa-soft and make a unique and hilarious gift. 30+ dog breeds available.
For kayaking on-the-go, the Sea Eagle 330 inflatable kayak weighs only 26 pounds, for a 500-pound load capacity. If you live near water, this kayak is easy-to-carry; inflates and deflates in six minutes with a foot pump. Puncture-resistant. It’s the perfect outdoor gift for your active friends.
Humans of New York is a hardcover book grown from a blog where photographer, Brandon Stanton, created a photographic journal of New York City. The journey follows Stanton as he features every day life of New Yorkers though photos, quotes, and anecdotes. A wonderful tribute to New York and a great gift for friends.
This Golden Girls “Thank you for being a Friend” hardcover book celebrates long friendships. Features lots of fun and colorful illustrations conveying the ultimate wisdom of each Golden Girl. Filled with inspiration, hilarious quotes and quips, recipes, fashion statements, and advice on how to maintain long friendships. It’s a perfect Christmas gift for close friends!
Give your friend a break; a coffee break! This beautifully arranged gift basket contains everything one might need to sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee with enough treats to sink a ship. All nested wonderfully in a reusable basket, and tied together with a ribbon.
Show the man you love how much you care with these personalized Love Birch cuffs. Designed and cast to reflect real birch bark, these brass cuffs are simply elegant. Add a carving of your initials into the “bark” of the cuff to signify your love for each other. A wonderful gift of love at Christmas!
This Bucket List Journal contains lists of absolute must-see destinations for you or your nature loving friends. If you’re interested in camping or visiting national parks, hiking the toughest mountain trails, or staring in awe at the prettiest sights in the world, this journal will take you on an adventure you’ll never forget.
If your bestie has moved far away from you, you can commemorate your friendship and connection with this beautiful glass. Customize your message and see it come to life on the glass. It will have special meaning and be a thoughtful gift between you and your best pal. Note: Hand wash only.
For that sweet-toothed friend comes this Biscotti Cookie Gourmet Gift box filled with biscuits of all flavors. A taste of dark chocolate mixed with a delicious, crunchy biscotti, and accented with a candy or chocolate topping, and you’ll think you’ve gone to heaven. A sweet tasting holiday gift for everyone!
The Thermo Lens Mug that looks like a photographer’s lens. An imaginative solution for your desk, and makes a great conversation piece. Insulated for both hot drinks and cool refreshments. Made from ABS, silicone, and has a stainless steel tank for safe drinking. An inspirational gift for the creative friend who loves taking pictures!
Is it time to change up your routine? The Foodie Dice Tumbler provides daily inspiration for meal ideas. Includes five dice, each with an option: protein/veggie, cooking method, grain/carb, herb, and bonus ingredient. Roll the dice; check your options; shop, cook, and presto! You’ll never eat the same meal twice!
Here is a T-shirt made especially for your vegetarian and vegan friends. This animal rights statement shouts out your love for animals. This “Friends Not Food” shirt makes a wonderful Christmas gift or stocking stuffer. Handmade to order, and comes in a large variety of colors and sizes. Your vegetarian friends will love it!
The Space Capsule Tea Infuser will deliver a cup of tea that tastes out of this world! Pour loose leaf tea into the capsule, and the astronaut acts as a counterweight when dunking the capsule in your tea cup. Made from stainless steel, safe for food contact. A blast of a gift for tea lovers!
Don’t have time to visit The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburg? Now you can get the hardcover book filled with pages—from paintings to his party invites! Just in time to celebrate the museum’s 10th anniversary, the book is an introduction and an extensive collection of Warhol’s creativity. An artsy gift for creative friends at Christmas!
Dream of living in Paradise? With this hammock in your backyard, you can now dream of far away places as you snooze. Versatile, durable, and compact, you can set up the hammock wherever you are, whether lounging in your backyard or on the road camping. A dream gift to offer your friends!
This set of two best friends bangle bracelet feature “Best Friend” pendants and other elegant charms. Designed by Alex and Ani, and crafted from recycled materials. Expandable to fit all wrists. They empower you with their symbol of friendship. It’s a perfectly natural gift to offer your eco-conscious friends!
If you like experimenting with tea flavors, this box of tea drops is a fun way to sample blends of teas, sugar, and spices. The set includes 25 drops of citrus ginger, blueberry acai, rose earl grey, sweet peppermint, and matcha green tea. No mess—just drop and stir! A flavorful gift for tea drinkers!
Here is a universal way to recognize the friends that mean the world to you! A cup with the universe at your fingertips, and with the old saying that “Good friends are like stars …” Send these black matte ceramic mugs to your close friends, and watch your phone light up! A great Christmas gift idea!
Looking for an elegant stand for your phone to sit by your bedside? The smartphone vase is modern and streamlined to fit most decors. The vase will brighten up your room with a flower arrangement, and your smartphone will fit perfectly upright in the stand. Makes a smart gift at Christmas for friends and family!
This coloring book exposes the dark truth about ‘real’ unicorns at their worst. It’s cool to be magical, but sometimes they just want to let loose. Includes eighteen different illustrations of unicorns being bad to the bone—texting in theaters, farting in elevators, and eating leftovers. A Whinny’ing gift for friends who love unicorns!
Decorate your desk with Otto the Otter Tape Dispenser! Brings nature back into your office with this cute dispenser. Fits standard size rolls of cellophone tape. Made from sculpted resin, Otto will handle all your taping duties while lounging on his back. You “otter” get one of these gifts for your friends at Christmas!
If you’ve got a good ear for music, this Beats box will be your favorite companion wherever you go. Pairs with your Bluetooth so is perfect for beach or backyard entertainment. A 12-hour rechargeable battery lets you party all afternoon without losing your beat! Makes an entertaining Christmas gift for music loving friends!
If you love reading and gaming, you’ll love these unique and fun Pokemon bookmarks. Features the behinds of the Pokemon characters to mark off where you stopped reading. Handmade, beautifully crafted, and carefully packaged! Makes a re-mark-able gift for friends, young gamers and readers of all ages!
If you like it hot, you’ll sweat it out with this Hot Sauce Cookbook. Over 60+ recipes to tantalize your taste buds, you’ll find homemade pepper sauces, salsas, and instructions to create your own pepper mash. Includes Pickapeppa Pot Roast and the Original Buffalo Wing recipes. A red hot gift for friends at Christmas!
Looking for a unique and eye-catching pendant? These resin wood necklaces will definitely catch your eye with their rich, smooth, gloss finish. Made with Burl wood and blue epoxy resin, and held securely by a silver plated snake chain and a lobster clasp. Surprise a special friend with this beautiful pendant at Christmas!
Send a card to a friend along with a friendship bracelet. It’s a wonderful way to celebrate a friendship with a symbol of love from all corners of the earth, N, S, E, and W. Wherever you are, you’ll think of them when you wear your bracelet. A sweet gift for a best friend!
For the real tea aficionado, here is a herbal tea kit that will let you experiment with nine different herbs to soothe, stimulate, or relax you. Steep the loose leaf teas and add your own combination of herbs to create a unique blend of tea. A unique gift for tea drinkers and friends!
Forget the lyrics to a song? The Mistaken Lyrics Coasters will make you laugh and sing-along to these mistaken versions of popular songs. Made with natural cork materials, the lyrics are laser engraved on 4-inch coasters. You’ll laugh as you read along while sipping your cup of coffee! A fun gift for friends!
How often do you find yourself with no place to put your tea bag? With this Tea Bag Pocket Mug, you can walk away with your tea bag steeping and you’ll always have a place to put it. Crafted with a beautiful ceramic finish, and designed for convenience. A practical gift for working friends!
Do you know someone who is fond of unicorns who won’t poke themselves in the eye? Then this 3-D unicorn mug is the most magnificent gift on earth! Ready for the magical delight of fantastic beverages, this mug is charming enough for display purposes, but begs to be cradled in able hands!
This Love & Friendship in a Jar filled with happy quotations might just be the inspirational gift of the year! Every day of the week, you can dip your hand in and pick out a kind or humorous quotation to begin your day with a smile. Makes a sweet gift for a loved one at Christmas.
Grow your own mushrooms? This Mushroom Growing Kit will grow gourmet, organic oyster mushrooms right out of the box. No need for planters or soil. All you do is spray with a mister, and watch your mushrooms grow. This gift is great for young or old, and getting back to growing your own food.
Sentimentality goes a long way. Show your friends how much they mean to you when you gift them a “Good Friends are like stars” necklace. Comes with a medallion engraved with the special message, a rock crystal to ward away negative energy, and a sterling silver 22K gold vermeil. Starlight friends will cherish this gift!
Trouble meditating? Find it in a box with this Meditation Box. This gorgeous birch wood treasure comes with fine grain sand and a stylish, wooden stylus to stir your imagination. It’s your very own oasis where reflective thoughts and creative desires rise to the surface. A great gift for dreamers and creative minds!
If you’re a handy person, you’ll love this multi-function universal wrench power drill adapter and repair tool. This magic socket holds 54 individual pins that shift to instantly fit to the shape of most objects. You’ll no longer need a tool box with hundreds of components. It’s the perfect gift for your handy friend!
Squeeze this into a teenager’s (or husband’s) stocking and you’ll be laughing all the way to the dentist, because both are equally guilty of squeezing the toothpaste from the middle, right? This tube-wringer will ensure every last drop is expelled, saving money AND preventing carpal tunnel syndrome. It’s a win win gift!
Chocolate is the answer to everything, and is certainly the answer to what to buy for the chocoholic in the family. These handmade soaps are made from 98% natural ingredients, and come in decadent, delicious ‘flavors’ such as raspberry drizzle and fudge brownie to tempt those bath-time taste buds. Available in a set of four.
Nobody wants watered down whiskey, but what can they do when they want it chilled? Well, they could use one of these whiskey wedges! These silicone molds fit neatly into the tumbler, and, when filled with water and frozen, create a glacial wedge to keep drinks cool and at full strength. Such a chilled idea!
The Leatherman Skeletool looks like a futuristic device. Made from stainless steel, it’s elegant and modern. Be ready for anything! Loads of functionality, complete with pliers, wire cutters, combo knife, and much more. You can keep it with you at all times, it’s compact and practical. Your outdoor sport friends will love this gift!
This collection of seven handcrafted bracelets from Guatemala tell the story of the Earth. Celebrate its history and express yourself according to the symbolic meaning behind each bracelet. Intricate design, patterns, and colors call to and symbolize the elements of the Earth: earth, air, fire, and water. A natural gift for earth-conscious friends!
Don’t have time to spend in the kitchen but crave good, healthy food, the Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker cookbook has recipes (and lots of additional information) for you. You’ll enjoy and cook meals in half the time. 264 pages of healthy, easy-to-follow instructions! A great recipe book for your busy friends!
You’ll look like a green monster with these gloves, but the Garden Genie Gloves are a must-have for the gardener. They protect your hands from the elements, and include claw fingers on the right hand for easy digging and maneuvering of earth. Made from durable materials. It’s a great gift for green thumbs!
Commemorate your friendship with Bestie mugs! With “Best Friends” on one side, and a representation of you two on the other side. Provide a description of you and your bestie, and the mug will be customized just for you. Your best friend will smile every time she has coffee or tea! A bestie gift at Christmas!
Tired of “adulting”? This “Cheer the F*ck Up” coloring book is perfect for helping you unwind. With a little snark and quip, tell your loved ones how you feel, and express yourself with “badass” moments using illustrations like “Do No Harm. Take No Shit”, “Bite the Ass of Life”, “Let’s Get Weird”, and many more!
If you’re a Star Wars fan, you’ll love this Star Wars Stormtrooper Waffle Maker! The waffle maker has five temperature settings whether you like your pancakes crispy or spongy. Also, works for eggs, brownies, and quesadillas! Every creation will be delicious and look like a Stormtrooper. It’s an outwordly gift for Star Wars fans!
Celebrate the journey of your friendship with a bangle bracelet. This bangle is a beautiful way of expressing what your friendship means to you. Your message is debossed and laser-etched with black enamel. An elegant design that’s made to last, just like your friendship. Fits small to large wrists. A lovely gift for friends!
If you’re a Sriracha addict, this book will give you a high with its recipes on how to add a spicy kick to all your vegetarian recipes. Filled with 50 vegetarian dishes for a gluten-free diet. You won’t miss processed meats with these delectable and inventive recipes showcasing combinations of fruits, grains and veggies.
Buying a gift for a friend with a colorful vocabulary? Keep the air cleaner with this F Bomb paperweight from Uncommon Goods. Made from reclaimed steel, this paperweight is exactly what is says – an ‘F’ with a bomb next to it. Makes a unique stocking stuffer for any boss who occasionally needs to drop one.
This clever but simple card game makes accessing long forgotten memories easier. Each ‘player’ picks three cards, and following the prompts will be able to remember things they thought they had forgotten. Not so much a game as a stroll down memory lane, this set will revisit old memories while making new ones.
These Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses add a natural salty zing to your shots! The rose quartz hue casts a lovely glow to your drink, and can be reused throughout the night with no mess; the salt acting as a natural antibacterial element. Impress your friends with these beautifully carved shot glasses! Makes an amazing gift!
Pokémon fan friends will love this Poké ball lunch box! Perfect for lunch and cooler than a bento box! It also makes a great little case to keep Pokémon cards in, a spiffy handbag, or a powerful desk accessory! Embrace your inner nerd and get one for yourself and your geek buddy!
If you loved The Legend of Zelda, you’ll get a kick out of this game of Monopoly. Based on the Monopoly concept, you buy and sell property, but in the land of Hyrule. You’ll use Legends tokens like the Triforce, Slingshot, Hylian Shield, and others to play. It’s a perfect gift for Zelda fans!
Enjoy the “Friends” series with this complete box set of DVDs. You’ll get to know Rachel, Ross, Chandler, Monica, Joey, and Phoebe all over again, from the very beginning to the end. Laugh at their antics during the ten-year long series that brought a whole new meaning to friendship. Fans will love this gift!
From the hit website crappytaxidermy.com comes a laughable look at taxidermy gone wrong! This hardcover book depicts do-it-yourself monstrosities that will leave you in stitches. For those with a morbid curiosity, this volume puts together the best of the worst from the American Museum of Natural History! An interesting gift for curious friends!
Get that woodsy flavor with these elegant, wooden wine glasses! Inspired to bring you a most natural experience while sipping your favorite white or red wine. Beautifully crafted from black walnut wood, inspired by organic forms. Your friends will love the eco-chic design of these classic wine glasses! Perfect for wine drinking friends!
If you’re on the road and don’t have time for coffee, these GO CUBES coffee chewables will boost your energy. Working late, studying for mid-terms, or enjoying a late night concert, these cubes keep you on the move. Fits in your purse, pocket, or briefcase. A handy gift for busy friends!
If you have a potty mouth, you’ll love this hilarious party game where you get to swear at your friends without offending them. It’s a social party game that trains your brain, you won’t even realize you’re working those cells. A great gift to bring along to play in pubs or at parties.
The PowerBlock 24 Pound Dumbbell Set is an innovative design that adjusts from 3 to 24 pounds in 3-pound increments with a selector pin. Fashioned after the weight stack at the gym and includes a padded handle for wrist protection. Stores away easily, and handy for at home training. Perfect for musclebound friends!
If you love to wrap yourself up in a book, you’ll love this wrap around infinity scarf printed with your favorite classic like Jane Eyre, Sense and Sensibility, or Alice in Wonderland. Dream of your favorite characters when wearing it! It’s a lovely scarf to gift your friends, especially for those in between season months!
If you’re a wine connoisseur, you’ll love this stemless aerating wine glass. Avoid decanting a bottle before being able to enjoy it, and simply pour the wine into the centre of the goblet. Allow to aerate as it cascades through and into the glass. Immediately enjoy its aromatic bouquet! A great gift for wine lovers!
It looks like you’re carrying a lipstick case, but it’s really a high tech portable charger. Small and compact, but delivers high speed charging technology. One of the most powerful mini chargers on the market! It adds about 6 hours of talk time on your phone. This gadget fits anywhere and comes in several colors!
If you have ever wished upon a star or made new year’s resolutions, these birthstones wishing balls are the perfect gift for you or a friend. They come in a variety of different hues and designs with a hidden slot at the bottom where you can roll up and slip in your wishes and dreams.
Create your own espresso with this Espresso Maker! You’ll make a perfect espresso each time using complete immersion and gentle pressure to produce extraordinary rich flavor. The espresso shots are also great for use in lattes and cappuccinos! It’s compact and includes a travel bag, and makes a great gift for your jet setting friends!
When you got your mind on your Minecraft, and your Minecraft on your mind, everything else takes second place. This Minecraft Creeper backpack is the perfect Christmas gift for the hardcore gamer, although kids with other interests will love it, too! Roomy enough for books, school supplies, and a snack!
Choose a candle for your bestie and create a customized message of love for him or her. Comes in various candle sizes, quantities, and fragrances. Your best friend will feel special and will think of you every time they light up the candle. An enlightening gift for a friend at any time of year!
If your children love candies, then this vintage style candy machine will be the highlight of their day. Made with pine wood and elegantly designed for use at home or office, or in a restaurant! Feel extra special while treating yourself to candies from this beautiful dispensing machine. Great for anyone with a sweet tooth!
Draw in the power of the healing stones as you savor your coffee or tea in the morning. These stones promote healing, and each color/stone possesses its own unique healing qualities. Blue/Clear quartz for the body; Red/Cat’s Eye for meditation; Purple/Rose Quartz for love; and, Brown/Citrine for financial prosperity.
For your holiday treat, bring your own bar complete with bottles of wine or spirit and two hi ball glasses. Nestled in a quality soft suede interior, the set includes a metal jigger and bottle opener. For extra care, a quality combination lock will keep your alcohol protected from theft. A spirited gift for friends!
Add sizzle to your palette with this DIY hot sauce kit! Follow the easy instructions combining from a variety of different spices, peppers, vinegars, and brown sugar to create your fiery masterpiece! Includes six bottles and custom labels to design your own line of hot sauces to gift to friends!
40 DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Friends
They look like cookies, but they’re not! These Gingerbread Sugar Scrubs Cubes are the solution to smoother skin, especially in rough areas like knees, heels, and elbows. It’s like your own special spa treatment in a box. Soak in a bath and gently scrub while the cube dissolves slowly. Makes a spalicious gift for Christmas!
Create your own holiday pillows to celebrate family get togethers. Make your own pillow, or buy a pre-made pillow and follow the instructions. You’ll also need to iron on the vinyl lettering to write your special message or miscellaneous words. Makes a wonderful gift for family and friends.
Peppermint Sugar Scrub is the sweetest spa experience in a mason jar. Follow the instructions to make your own peppermint sugar scrub and fill the jars with your original creation. Top with a personalized label, and wrapped with candy-striped thread. Your friends will talk about this amazing spa gift for years!
This DIY Instagram Calendar is a cute gift to offer friends at Christmas time! Your friends will love your originality and look forward to each new month created and personalized just for them. All you’ll need is paper, scissors, a hole puncher, photographs, pre-printed months calendars to size, string and glue. Authentically designed by you!
If you have an old keyboard lying around waiting to be recycled, here is a unique way to repurpose the keys. With a coloured background, a mat, a frame and glass, you’ll create a special message for your sweetheart or best friend! Makes a wonderful gift at Christmas for lovers, friends, or family!
DIY coasters with family photos is the new trend in personalized giftware. They make a wonderful keepsake for the entire family—a family album of photos at your fingertips. Create unique coasters for special occasions using tiles, photographs, Mod Podge, and felt. Wrap with a red ribbon and a bow. Makes a beautiful Christmas gift!
Turn your plain white tea or coffee cups into elegant, gold trimmed beauties. Follow this DIY blog post for instructions. With plain ceramic cups, masking tape, matte finish gold spray paint, and a clear sealer, you’ll have a new set of gorgeous cups in no time! Go for gold with this Christmas gift!
With easy to follow instructions, you’ll create an “I love you, a bushel and a peck” pillow using a pillow cover, vinyl stencils, and fabric paints. If you like that down-to-earth feel of old painter’s cloth, you’ll love the look of these throw pillows. It’s a wonderful homemade gift for friends or family!
Turn a regular scarf into an infinity scarf without sewing. Find an old scarf that you still love wearing, get some Heat n Bond from a craft store, and follow the instructions. You’ll repurpose old scarves and give new life to them, or create new ones! Makes a wonderful gift at Christmas!
Create yarn pom pom letters for your teen’s door! This DIY blog post will show you how to create these pom noms letters using yarn, scissors, cardboard letters, and white paint. It’s also a fun project to do together with kids! Makes sweet name gifts for friends and family.
Find an old deck of cards and redesign them to make “52 Things I Love About You” Cards. It’s a lovely gift to let a friend know how much you care about them, and what makes them so great! Follow the instructions to create the front and back of card, and wrap with a ribbon!
This bracelet takes a little patience to make, but the results are stunning! Using safety pins, beads, and elastic string, you can produce a one-off piece of jewelry that really makes a statement. Use muted colors for a subtle look, or go all out with brights for a more in your face style.
Go bold with gold by making these statement pieces, designed for those who really want to stand out. Using polymer clay and gold leaf, you can design and make any number of pendants and even earrings for friends, family, or even yourself. Use the ideas in the tutorial, or why not come up with your own?
Erasers make great friend gifts, and are even more fun when they are made into a themed set. Using special clay, you can make these delicious looking erasers in the shape of cakes and other goodies, put them in a pretty little box, and give to anyone who loves their stationery, no mistake!
Erasers make great stocking stuffers, and are even more fun when they are made into a themed set. Using special clay, you can make these delicious looking erasers in the shape of cakes and other goodies, put them in a pretty little box, and give to anyone who loves their stationery, no mistake!
If you’re hosting a holiday party, these DIY hand-painted mugs will be the talk of the night! With white mugs and gold paint, these mugs will look like a million dollars! Fill the mugs with candies, nuts, and chocolates to serve! You can even gift these mugs to your friends when they leave.
These handmade soaps are a lovely gift for friends at Christmas! Follow the instructions with clear glycerine soap, color, and additives to flavor the soaps, and these natural soaps will be a great hit with friends. Design your own wrapping and tie with a ribbon or string for that vintage look!
For your holiday get together, design these glam napkin rings to serve dinner with class! Along with imagination and originality, these DIY instructions are easy to follow. All you need is rings, bling, and other assorted trinkets to create these beautiful rings that you can gift your friends at Christmas.
You’ll design your own brand of hand scrub with this DIY project. With glass bottles, hand scrub recipe, and silhouette machine to create lovely lettering, you’ll have a lovely set of scrubs to gift each of your friends at Christmas. Personalize the scrub bottles with your friends’ initials. Your friends won’t stop talking about them!
This DIY blog post will teach you how to create your very own “reveal a secret message” set of cards! Love the idea of sending a secret message, and you’ll love designing these cards. You’ll need watercolor paints, card paper, brushes, and a white crayon. Follow instructions to make this lovely gift at Christmas!
Get ahead of the game with this Valentine’s Sneak Peek. Create a happy jar for when a loved one is feeling blue. All you need is a jar, a personalized label, and hundreds of rolled up pieces of paper with cute messages that are sure to bring a smile to their faces.
With Polaroid photographs, you can now create your own unique set of coasters. Tell their story with photographs. You will need polaroid photos, ceramic tiles, Mod Podge to design these lovely coasters for the whole family, or for your friends commemorating special occasions. These coasters make a wonderful gift at Christmas!
Create color coded gifts for friends and family this Christmas time. All you need is a good eye for color, and find various items such as pencils, erasers, notebooks, and soaps, and package them together with ribbons and wrapping paper of the same color. Your friends will love their gifts with their colorful presentation!
Follow these instructions and in ten minutes you’ll have your own milk and honey soaps. It’s as easy as that! Not only do they look wonderful, but they smell divine. You’ll want to make a batch for yourself! Wrap in clear cellphone, with gold ribbon, and they will make an original and unique gift for friends!
Design your own glitter clipboard with a special message to hang in your kitchen following the instructions in this DIY blog post. You’ll need a clipboard, decoupage paper, glitter paint, and a sponge brush. You can clip special reminders, grocery lists, and photos. This clipboard makes a cute and personalized gift for friends and family.
Bored of your terra cotta planters? With gold paint, glitter, and a sponge brush, you can spruce up your old planters and create new ones following these DIY instructions. These will make great plant holders to decorate your home at Christmas time. Family and friends will love them, and you can gift them as well!
For Christmas, make your own patterned candles! It will take you less than 10 minutes to decorate your plain old white candles following this DIY blog post. With masking tape, tissue paper, nail polish, and a dryer, you’ll redesign your candles to suit the occasion. These beautiful candles will make great gifts for friends!
Embroidery threads are lovely and soft, and come in a fabulous range of colors. Turn them into one of these necklaces which will cheer up even the dullest of days.
If you’re looking for Christmas gifts for friends but are pushed for time, simply bag up these easy to find ingredients and give them as a festive stovetop potpourri.
Throwing out favorite sweaters is like throwing away old friends, so what about turning them into cozy mittens that will keep their hands warm all winter long?
Add a splash of color to any camera loving pal’s Christmas by turning a colorful scarf into a camera strap that not only looks good, but is nice and secure, too.
Follow the instructions for this cool make, and you’ll be able to run off a bunch of these reading pillows, which come with book pocket and handle, for every bookworm on your list.
Matchboxes are tiny boxes with unlimited potential, and this project turns one into a replica camera, complete with 50 teeny prompts to help spark their imagination to try something new.
Clementines are as symbolic of Christmas as Santa himself, and these fun clementine wreaths are an attractive way of gifting these juicy fruits to your friends, for very little cost.
These gingerbread house kits combine all the fun of building a holiday house, with all the flavor of homemade – and just imagine how delicious your kitchen will smell!
Snow globes make beautiful Christmas gifts which will be treasured for years to come, but if your friends are dreaming of white sands instead of white Christmases, make one of these instead.
These Hershey’s Kiss-shaped goodies make a super sweet treat for all of your friends this Christmas, and because they’re made with fluff they’re super gooey and delicious, too.
Dips are a perfect go-to accompaniment for chips, especially at Christmas when friends tend to drop in unannounced. Make these dip-mix ornaments and they’ll have them on hand for peckish moments.
You wouldn’t ordinarily associate washers with jewelry, but, as this tutorial shows, they can make really pretty pendants, especially when they’re stamped with something meaningful and finished off with a gem.
These bath bombs are easy to make and include no nasty ingredients so you know whoever is using them is going to be safe – you can have great fun with the colors.
Who doesn’t love ice cream with friends? With this homemade gift they can have their very own sundae station to share or stash – all they have to provide is the ice cream.
These little bags make great gifts, and the free downloadable pattern that’s included in this blog post can be adapted to make them bigger or smaller according to what you’re making them for.
Take a walk on the wild side with this amazing DIY idea which turns ordinary high heeled shoes into dinosaur ones, to rival even the weirdest catwalk fashions.
Do you have a friend who loves throwing dinner parties? Sort them out a set of unique place card settings by sourcing old trophies and attaching them to simple wood rounds.
9 Homemade Christmas Gifts for Your Coffee Loving Friends
Get creative and craft a coffee lover friends dream. This guide will take you step by step through the process of making a resin necklace for the caffeine fiend in your life. Simple, and not too taxing on the bank balance, it’s a thoughtful holiday gift that will show them you care.
We may not all wake up on the 25th December to a white Christmas, but we can all certainly wake up to this delectable Christmas morning coffee gift basket. With just a few coffee lover’s essentials, a bit of creative flair and this DIY guide, you’ll be counting down the hours till the morn.
Insanely simple to make, cost effective and most importantly beautiful, this DIY locket necklace is a perfect gift for the coffee lover in your life. With just a very small shopping list, and an even smaller amount of your time, they can hold their coffee close to their heart.
Looking for the final touches to your homemade gift basket? Look no further. This guide will give you the knowhow to create a stunning marbled coffee mug. Fun to make and easy on the pocket, you can create a very personal way to finish off a perfect friend gift idea.
Homemade and healthy. Do it yourself and create this ten minute coffee and milk exfoliating soap. With an extensive list of health benefits for you and your skin, it’s no wonder coffee is used in so many skin products. Harness that power with this DIY guide and gift the gift of glowing skin.
Giving a gift card to the coffee lover in your life this festive season? Add a bit of flair to the gift idea and present it with this free printable gift card holder. Simply add the holder and gift card into a frame and you will have a fun and intriguing bestie gift as the end result.
With all the coffee you’ve been buying for your caffeine crazed friends, they now face the dilemma of where to put their mugs. Get creative and upcycle a set of coasters; a perfect coffee gift. Follow this guide to see exactly how to make these beautifully adorable, useful coasters.
Keep your coffee cozy and warm with this DIY. With a free pattern and small list of materials, this gift will come straight from the heart and not the bank. A simply stunning way to show your coffee lover you care, on its own or as a part of a gift basket.
Candles exist to fill our homes with the wonderful smells that comfort us. For the coffee lover, this is the warm, rich, enticing aroma of coffee. The following guide teaches you how to make a DIY peppermint coffee scented candle. A great final touch to a gift basket, or perfect on its own.
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