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22 Cute Gift Ideas for Friends + 7 Gift Wrap Tutorials



You 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 22 Cute Gift Ideas for Friends. 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.

22 Cute Gift Ideas for Friends + 7 Gift Wrap Tutorials

22 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

Want to make more DIY Christmas decorations? Check out Homemade Christmas Ornaments: 17 Insanely Cute Crafts for inspiration.




Inexpensive Christmas Gifts

No one knows your friends better than you, which means you've got a good idea of which DIY Christmas G 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     Gift Card Wallets     Christmas Crochet Tote Bag     Confetti Chunk Christmas Soap


  1. Cocoa Cozy
  2. Gift Card Wallets
  3. Christmas Crochet Tote Bag
  4. Confetti Chunk Christmas Soap
  5. Christmas Poinsettia Coasters
  6. Weaved Ribbon Pillow
  7. Holiday Throw Blanket
  8. 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.


Festive Photo Garland     Crochet Snowflake Garland     Christmas Door Hanger     Candy Cane Christmas Candle

  1. Festive Photo Garland
  2. Crochet Snowflake Garland
  3. Christmas Door Hanger
  4. Candy Cane Christmas Candle
  5. Christmas Wine Bottle Cover
  6. Homemade Air Fresheners 


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 Pin     Wintery Crochet Snowflake Scarf     Easy Layered Fleece Hat     DIY Cord Bracelet

  1. Cute Smiling Christmas Tree Pin
  2. Wintery Crochet Snowflake Scarf
  3. Easy Layered Fleece Hat
  4. Snowflake Hostess Apron Pattern
  5. Ruffle Christmas Bag
  6. DIY Cord Bracelet
  7. Santa Scarf
  8. 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.


Ho Ho Ho Gift Bag     Cheery Christmas Gift Tags     4 Step Pillow Boxes     Crepe Paper Flower Gift Topper


  1. Ho Ho Ho Gift Bag
  2. Cheery Christmas Gift Tags
  3. 4 Step Pillow Boxes
  4. Crepe Paper Flower Gift Topper
  5. Easy Scrapbook Paper Gift Bags
  6. 12 Days of Christmas Printable Tags
  7. Cereal Box Gift Tags



27 Cheap Creative Christmas Gifts

If you're looking for more DIY Christmas gifts to make, take a look at our list of 27 Cheap Creative Christmas Gifts.


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