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DIY & Homemade Gift Ideas

Making your own gifts for your friends and family is a growing trend, and one that you can use to make thoughtful and meaningful gifts, rather than something store bought. These gifts can be in addition to the other items you’re giving, or they can be used as the only gift you give. They come from the heart, and are more in tune with the reason for the season, so you can be sure that those that receive them will be happy they did.

44 Creative DIY Christmas Gifts in a Jar

Jars are big right now and this year you can give them their Christmas gift right in a handy dandy jar. Some of them are edible, some of them are kits all self-contained in a jar, and others are just plain decorative and meant to be placed on a shelf. Whichever one you choose you can be sure that they’ll be pleased with their gift and wonder how you came up with such a clever idea.

65 Amazing Homemade Christmas Gifts

These Christmas gifts are extra amazing because they are made by hand, so you don’t have to spend a lot, and you don’t have to be an art whiz in order to make them either. The instructions are broken down for you, and all of the materials are clearly laid out so you can follow along and create your own winner of a gift.

26 Homemade Christmas Gifts for Kids

Kids can be hard to shop for, and even harder to make gifts for. That’s because they can be very picky when it comes to what they receive. We’ve done the work of sorting through all of the lousy homemade gifts out there, and picked only the best ones that you can bet will be enjoyed by the child that receives them rather than chucked aside by the flashier mainstream gifts.

26 Homemade Christmas Gifts for Men

Guys really love it when you make something special for them by hand, because they know you went through the extra step of making it from scratch. Many don’t have the time or desire to try a DIY gift project like these, so they are happy to have someone in their life that does so they can feel even more loved. These gifts all pass the man test and will be something they’ll really like.

48 Gorgeous DIY Gift Tags You Can Make at Home

Making your own DIY gift tags is a great way to make a gift more special than it already is. If you give someone a store bought gift, you can add a touch of care with a handmade gift tag. And if you’re giving them a gift you made yourself, it’s only fitting that the gift tag is also of the DIY variety. With these step-by-step instructions you can’t go wrong!