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10 DIY Christmas Gifts


It’s almost Christmas, and you’re probably looking for a creative way to show your family and friends that you love them. Why not give the gift of something handmade? In this post, we will explore 10 DIY Christmas gifts anyone can make in just a few hours!

Bath Salts

One of the easiest DIY Christmas gifts to make is homemade bath salts. All you need is a few simple ingredients like Epsom salt, baking soda, and essential oils. You can mix and match scents to create a unique gift for your loved ones!


-Epsom salt

-Food coloring (optional)

-Essential oil of your choice


Add the Epsom salt to a bowl. If you would like, add food coloring to create a festive hue. Add in a few drops of your favorite essential oil for an extra special touch. Mix everything together until well combined. Package up your bath salts in a pretty jar or container and gift away! Your loved ones will enjoy soaking in a tub full of your homemade bath salts after a long day this Christmas season!

Sugar Scrub

Another easy DIY Christmas gift that will delight anyone on your list is a homemade sugar scrub. You can create a batch of this exfoliating body wash in just minutes! You need three simple ingredients: sugar, oil, and essential oil. Once it’s mixed together, all you have to do is transfer the scrub into cute containers and add labels for an extra special touch!


-Sugar (white or brown)

-Vegetable/canola/olive oil (or any other neutral cooking oil)

-Essential oil of your choice (optional)


Add equal parts sugar and vegetable/canola oil to a bowl. If you would like, add some drops of your favorite essential oil for an extra special touch. Mix everything together until well combined. Transfer your sugar scrub into the containers and add labels! Your loved ones will enjoy the skin-softening effects of this homemade body wash after showering on Christmas day!

Soap Bars

If you’re looking for a more complex DIY Christmas gift, try making soap bars! Not only will they look beautiful packaged up, but they will also make your loved ones feel pampered. This recipe is simple and only requires basic ingredients like soap base, essential oils, and colorants (optional).


-Soap base (either clear or opaque)

-Essential oil of your choice

-Colorant (optional)


Melt the soap base in a double boiler on low heat. Once it has melted, add in the essential oil of your choice and any desired colorants. Mix everything until well combined. Pour the soap mixture into silicone molds or loaf pans. Allow to cool and harden completely before removing from the mold/pans. Package your beautiful soap bars in decorative packaging and gift away! Your loved ones will love using these soap bars in the shower this Christmas season.

Homemade Candles With Scents Of The Season

If you’re looking for a DIY Christmas gift that is sure to leave your loved ones feeling warm and cozy, try making homemade candles! All you need are wax flakes, wicks, and scents of the season.

Winter Candle Recipe


-Wax flake (white)       


-Essential oil of your choice             

-Colorant (optional)


Melt the white wax in a double boiler on low heat. Once fully melted, add the desired amount of essential oil or other scent enhancers that smell like the holiday season. Add the wick to the jar and carefully pour it into a candle jar or container to cool and harden. 

DIY Jewelry Box With A Personalized Touch 

Another lovely DIY Christmas gift is a jewelry box. You can create your own by using wood glue, sandpaper, paintbrushes, and decorating the outside with scrapbooking supplies! Then all you have to do is add in some earrings or necklaces for a personalized touch.

DIY Photo Album Or Scrapbook

Another lovely idea for a DIY Christmas gift is a scrapbook or photo album. You can make it even more personal by adding your favorite photos and mementos from the past year! These gifts are perfect for grandparents who like to reminisce about old times. 

Handwrite Your Favorite Recipes

Another lovely idea for a DIY Christmas gift is to handwrite your favorite recipes and give them as keepsakes! This makes it perfect for busy parents who like to cook during the holidays. Simply purchase some blank recipe books, write out all of your best holiday dishes, and include instructions on how to prepare each one along with any personal anecdotes or stories that go along with them. Your loved ones will appreciate having all your best recipes in one place. The recipes can be passed down from generation to generation, so everyone remembers their family traditions at Christmastime! 

Knit A Scarf, Hat, Or Blanket

Another wonderful idea for a DIY Christmas gift is to knit something for your family and friends. This is perfect for those who don’t have time to pick out a gift but still want to give something personalized. All you need are some knitting needles, yarn, and Christmas colors! You can knit hats, scarves, or blankets depending on your loved ones’ preference. You can even add cute personal touches like their favorite colors or initials by using embroidery floss.

Bake Cookies And Decorate Them Into Festive Shapes

If you’re looking for a simple DIY Christmas gift that won’t take too much time, try baking and decorating cookies! Decorating them is as easy as using frosting to make snowmen or trees. Get creative by trying different shapes like hearts or stars. You can even give these treats away in festive holiday tins if you want something more stylish than plastic bags.


DIY gifts are perfect for Christmas because they are all personal and customizable, making them extra special. They also show that you took the time to craft something unique for each of your loved ones, which is sure to put a smile on their face. There are so many wonderful DIY Christmas gift ideas out there that it can be hard to choose just one! But hopefully, the ideas in this post have given you a few inspirations for something special that you can make for your loved ones. So go ahead and try making some of these DIY gifts this year – we promise you won’t regret it!​