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27 Cute Gift Ideas for Friends + 7 Gift Wrap Tutorials


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Simple Cashmere MittensYou can't go wrong with DIY Christmas gifts for your friends. If you head to the mall or to a boutique, you might not find an item that fits your friend's personality. Why go to the trouble of making the trip when there are so many wonderful Christmas gifts you can make at home? Whether your friend is sporty, girly, or in the holiday spirit all year long, we have a DIY Christmas gift she'll love in this collection of 27 Cute Gift Ideas for Friends + 7 Gift Wrap Tutorials.

You don't have to be an expert crafter, either. These inexpensive gift ideas can be sewn, crocheted, folded, knitted, or glued. Show your friend how much you care with one of these DIY Christmas gifts. Whatever you make is sure to be appreciated.

Skip the shopping mall, save money, and get creative this holiday season with any of these homemade Christmas gift ideas that are sure to please.

27 Cute Gift Ideas for Friends + 7 Gift Wrap Tutorials

27 Cute Gift Ideas for Friends + 7 Gift Wrap Tutorials

Table of Contents

Inexpensive Christmas Gifts

DIY Christmas Decorations

DIY Fashion Ideas

How to Make a Gift Bag & DIY Gift Tags



Homemade Christmas Ornaments: 17 Insanely Cute Crafts


Ornaments make great diy christmas gifts, so be sure to make a few before the holiday season. While the recipient may not be able to hang your design on the tree this year, they can certainly save it for next year (and years to come). Check out Homemade Christmas Ornaments: 17 Insanely Cute Crafts for inspiration. There are plenty of meaningful homemade christmas gift ideas - you won't know what to work on first.



Inexpensive Christmas Gifts

No one knows your friends better than you, which means you've got a good idea of which DIY Christmas gifts you should make for them. Complement your friend's style with inexpensive Christmas gifts that she will actually enjoy. Make her life a little bit easier with good Christmas gifts like coasters and handmade soap. These inexpensive Christmas gifts will come in handy during and after the holidays.     
Cocoa Cozy    

Cocoa Cozy

Gift Card Wallets

Christmas Crochet Tote Bag

Confetti Chunk Christmas Soap

Christmas Poinsettia Coasters

Weaved Ribbon Pillow

Holiday Throw Blanket

Molded Holiday Bath Bombs 



DIY Christmas Decorations

Commemorate a special occasion or give homemade Christmas decorations that will add holiday cheer to a friend's home. From a Christmas card holder to a candy cane candle votive, these homemade Christmas decorations are affordable and unique.

Christmas Wine Bottle Cover


Festive Photo Garland

Crochet Snowflake Garland

Christmas Door Hanger

Candy Cane Christmas Candle

Christmas Wine Bottle Cover

Homemade Air Fresheners 







34 Cheap Creative Christmas Gifts



If you're looking for more DIY Christmas gifts to make for anyone on your list, take a look at our list of 34 Cheap Creative Christmas Gifts. The supplies needed for these projects are easy to find and inexpensive, so you'll say goodbye to stress and hello to creativity. In addition to DIY Christmas gift ideas, you'll find genius gift wrapping tutorials.




DIY Fashion Ideas

Christmas is the perfect time to start a sewing project, crochet pattern, or knitting project. Take this opportunity to put your fabric scraps to use with any one of these DIY fashion ideas. Hats and scarves are lovely touches for a winter outfit, and you can give your friends a dose of glamor with some thrifty DIY fashion jewelry. Your friends will want to wear these DIY Christmas gifts all winter.


Cute Smiling Christmas Tree PinCute Smiling Christmas Tree Pin

Wintery Crochet Snowflake Scarf

Easy Layered Fleece Hat

Snowflake Hostess Apron Pattern

Ruffle Christmas Bag

DIY Cord Bracelet

Santa Scarf

Simple Cashmere Mittens



How to Make a Gift Bag & DIY Gift Tags

Now that you've made DIY Christmas gifts for your friends, go the extra mile and make your own gift wrap. If you've worked especially hard on a present, you want to make sure that the package looks as good as what's inside. These DIY gift tags and boxes are just the right size for some of the gifts in this collection. With fun DIY gift toppers and a tutorial on how to make a gift bag, you can turn a regular wrapping job into something truly special.

Cheery Christmas Gift Tags


Ho Ho Ho Gift Bag

Cheery Christmas Gift Tags

4 Step Pillow Boxes

Crepe Paper Flower Gift Topper

Easy Scrapbook Paper Gift Bags

12 Days of Christmas Printable Tags

Cereal Box Gift Tags







Free Craft Video: How to Make a Refashioned Gift Card Bracelet


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