Christmas gifts need to be, not only special, but also well thought and well-intended for the recipient. That is why your friends and family would appreciate your effort when you would present them with some lovely home-made or do it yourself Christmas gifts. However you might be wondering what are the gifts that could be presented, right? Well, we have got it covered for you. We have come up with a comprehensive list of home-made Christmas gift with which you can easily surprise your friends and family this year. These gifts are not only easy to make but also help you achieve perfection.
If you have a friend or family member who is extremely attached to gardening or loves plants in their home, you can make these lovely plant pots with minimum ingredients necessary. You could only require a pot, some soil and plant seeds or small grown plant. The ideal gift would be aloe vera plants which are easily available in the market are easy to grow.
If you look upon the Internet, you would find that scented candles are the easiest do it yourself gift that you can make at home and gift to your friends or family. You would simply require some candle wax, essential oils that would burn and produce the aroma all over the room.
To make some lovely bath bombs, you would require ingredients like – baking soda, citric acid, Epsom salt, cornstarch, coloring pigments, coconut or almond oil, water, and essential oils. These ingredients are extremely inexpensive and easily available in the market and therefore you can easily make these home-made gifts at home. Make sure you gift wrap them attractively.
Lip balms and scrubs
Lip balms are made with cocoa butter, essential oil and Olive Oil or castor oil to give you the enriching and moisturizing effect which would keep your lips healthy and soft all day long. On the other hand, you would require cocoa butter, castor oil, and sugar granules to make home-made and chemical-free lip scrubs to exfoliate those dry layers on the lips. Pack these lovely skincare items into small jars and gift them for Christmas.
During winter months, body butter is one of the most essential items one would need in their skincare basket. Therefore you can gift someone a home-made body butter made with Shia butter, cocoa butter, olive oil, coconut oil and a few drops of essential oils, preferably lavender. You have to use a double boiler to melt all the ingredients and let it cool down at room temperature. You can refrigerate it after that and gift your friend or family member.
Who doesn’t like cookies right? If you have been whacking your brain to come up with cookies idea, we have already listed for you. You can pick from the traditional butter cookies, almond cookies, orange cookies, the lovely chocolate chip cookies, brownie cookies or oatmeal healthy cookies for gifting your friends or family. We would advise the lovely cookie jar to be decorated with ribbons and decorated gift tags to make it look aesthetic.
Do you know you can easily make chocolate set home with only a couple of ingredients at your disposal? Well, this is absolutely true. To make chocolate at home, you would require cocoa powder, dark chocolate slabs, butter, and vanilla essence. To make white chocolate, you would require cocoa butter, milk powder, and vanilla essence. You have to pour this mixture into the chocolate molds and let it refrigerate for around 6 to 7 hours.
What can be more comfortable than a lovely blanket, which has been especially hand-woven by you? Well, as you know, that blankets are easily available at home with the help of the correct woollen and materials. To make it even more special, you can also stitch the name of the person on the blanket or stitch the initials of the name.
Scarves so not only useful but also extremely stylish, which can be worn with almost all the winter garments during the Christmas and holiday season. This lengthy and rectangular material does not take a long time to weave at home and therefore, you can easily make it and keeping your friend or family member this holiday season.
Potholders are one kind of home-made woven holder that helps you to keep the warm pot away from the direct contact of the table cloth, as a result, the table cloth is not destroyed by the direct contact of the heat. If you have a friend or family member who is extremely particular about kitchen items, you can definitely give this homemade Christmas gift to them.
There is no such thing as too many make up items. Therefore, one requires really good organizers to store their entire make up items. You can make a makeup organizer with the help of jeans and elastic materials or even a cardboard box which would help them to store their entire make up in one place. We are sure that the recipient of the gift would definitely thank you for it.
If you have a friend or family member who is still attached to stylish notebooks, you can make notebook covers with the help of paints and other decorative materials. A variety of tutorials are already available on YouTube and therefore you will not have any problem in choosing the design or calligraphy for it.
Necklace or Pendants
Do you know you can make a necklace or pendants with the help of hot glue gun and other small jewelry materials? Well, the tutorials are easily available on the internet and therefore you can pick one up for yourself to gift your friend or family some lovely home-made Christmas gift that you have made it yourself.
Rope woven baskets are easily made with the help of hot glue gun and some sturdy rope material, which has been braided together to form the baskets. These are used for storing laundry clothes as well as magazines at home. Therefore it is not only a lovely gift item but also a necessary home utility material.
Do you have colorful gems lying around in your home? Well, we have the perfect solution to convert these colourful gems into year rings that can be gifted to any of your friends or family member during Christmas and holiday season. These are not only colorful and catchy but also well attractive with most of the outfits.
Coasters for glasses can be easily made with wooden slices or any other sturdy object. Not only making them are easy, you can also write funny quotes or words with the help of a permanent marker and calligraphic pen available in the market.
To make pouch bags, you simply need jeans material or any other piece of clothing that you prefer and zippers available in the market. You have to cut out the rectangular shape, then put the zipper and see them inside out. And your lovely pouch bag is ready to use.
Wall art hanging
The wall hanging can be easily made with the help of a wooden frame and glass. You can also make some lovely paintings or even write a quote like “Merry Christmas” and then give them to your friend or family member. These are extremely easy to make and does not take much time at all.
Flower vases can be made with the help of aluminum classes or other materials like wood or steel. You can decorate them with small gems available in the market or paint them as you wish to. Just make sure, the vases are long-lasting enough and it is completely water-resistant as well.
When we talk about home-made Christmas gift ideas, the first and foremost thing that should come to our mind is a lovely piece of bread loaves like ginger or almond or even delicious milk bread. This is such an endearing and thoughtful gift for the holiday season that the recipient would surely appreciate the gesture.
The tablecloth is extremely easy to make as all you have to do is buy a piece of cloth and decorated with less and other materials to make it look attractive and gift-worthy. You can also decorate it with by saving another piece of cloth, to make it look long-lasting and beautiful.
To make lovely bookmarks, you only require cardboard material from the stationery store and painting items as well. You can also use printable designs available on the internet or customize it according to your needs and preferences.
What can be more perfect and peppermint candies for the purpose of a home-made Christmas gift idea? You need corn syrup, water, pure Cane sugar, peppermint extract, and some red food coloring to make these lovely candies.
Dried Citrus Zests
Dried citrus zest can be made by peeling out find outer layer from the oranges and lemons and all other citrus fruits that you can buy from the market. Simply make sure you do not peel out the white layer.
These are some of the lovely home-made Christmas gift ideas for your friends and family that you can gift without too much worrying.