The Ultimate Gift Guide: 360+ Homemade Christmas Gifts and Ideas
Handmade Christmas gifts for friends, family, teachers, and everyone else on your list!
By: Kathryn Wright, Editor, AllFreeChristmasCrafts.com
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Christmas shopping is starting earlier and earlier every year, but the prices aren't getting any lower. For great do it yourself Christmas gifts, check out The Ultimate Gift Guide: 360+ Homemade Christmas Gifts and Ideas. We've compiled all of our best Christmas craft collections into one big gift guide that is full of homemade Christmas gift ideas for all of your friends and family.
You won't need to empty your wallet to create quality homemade gifts, and the results will be like nothing that's sold in stores. There's never a bad time to show someone you care by making them homemade gifts for Christmas. Even if the holiday season seems far away, you can make homemade Christmas gifts and store them for the future. Luckily, there are so many great DIY gift ideas for you to discover and save, so you'll never run out of options.
Whether you're crafting for an adult or a child (or someone in between), you'll certainly find homemade Christmas gifts that make a statement. Best of all, most of these projects cost almost nothing to make, so you won't need to worry about breaking the bank. Dip into your stash of supplies and gather up your discards - you'll need them for many of these fun homemade Christmas gifts.
Table of Contents
- 5 Homemade Gift Ideas for Christmas
- 5 Crafty Ideas for Homemade Gifts
- 25 Christmas Gift Ideas for Mom
- 5 Homemade Christmas Gifts for Adults
- 26 Christmas Gift Ideas Kids Will Love
- 22 Fun and Fabulous Homemade Christmas Gifts
- 25 Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas for Men
- 16 Easy DIY Christmas Gifts to Give This Year
- 20 Teacher Gift Ideas for Christmas
- 13 of the Best Homemade Christmas Gifts
- 49 Cheap Homemade Christmas Crafts
- 8 Most Popular Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas
- Creative Gift Wrap: 24 Paper Crafts
- 18 Ways to Wrap a Gift This Christmas
- 25 Embellished Gift Tags and Bows For Christmas
- 34 Cheap Creative Christmas Gifts
- 30 Cute Gift Ideas for Friends + 8 Gift Wrap Tutorials
- 14 Christmas Printables for Gift Tags, Decor and More
- Free Craft Video: How to Make a Christmas Take Out Gift Box
5 Homemade Gift Ideas for Christmas
An easy way to approach crafting Christmas presents for others is by personalizing and customizing everyday items. Within this collection of 5 homemade gifts, you'll find techniques you can use to add a festive feel to useful items in every room. If you know of someone who's very into decorating their home for the holidays, the DIY Christmas crafts in this collection are a great alternative to purchasing all of your presents this year.
It's always fun to make a snowman, but when the weather outside is frightful, the fun factor decreases quite a bit. Luckily, you can make a variety of snowman Christmas crafts from the comfort of your own home. Add in your favorite little artists and you have a fun-filled afternoon of Christmas crafting. To get the best ideas, take a look at 11 Snowman Crafts For Kids
5 Crafty Ideas for Homemade Gifts
Christmas is the perfect time to learn a new skill that you can use to invent one-of-a-kind DIY gifts for Christmas. These 5 crafty ideas include tutorials for soaps, jar decorations, and even tricks for jazzing up old bottles. You'll want to use these tutorials again and again throughout the year because of how resourceful they are. Whoever receives one of these gifts will be so impressed that it wasn't from a store.
25 Christmas Gift Ideas for Mom
There's no better way to show a parent how much you love them than with a Christmas gift that you made just for them. You can choose to add your own designer touch to any of these 25 Christmas crafts for moms, like the photo coasters shown. We guarantee she'll cherish them because putting effort into making a gift is much more personal.
5 Homemade Christmas Gifts for Adults
Just because you're making 5 Christmas gifts for adults doesn't mean they can't be original and fun! Think of what might be useful or convenient for someone you know to have, and then put a holiday twist on it with these Christmas decorating ideas. These crafts are the perfect way to show your personality and reflect your relationship with your loved ones in your gift crafts.
This year, make your loved ones a gift they won't soon forget. Discover fun, interesting and unexpected DIY Christmas gifts in our free printable 11 Christmas Gift Ideas: Handmade Scarves, Hats and More free eBook
26 Christmas Gift Ideas Kids Will Love
Kids are always ready and willing to add new things to their Christmas lists. Instead of heading to the toy store, try one of these 26 Christmas gifts for kids. They'll see just how cool it is to make and receive handmade presents instead of always buying them. These wearables, decorations, and toys are all durable, so kids can happily take them anywhere.
22 Fun and Fabulous Homemade Christmas Gifts
Looking for more extravagant homemade Christmas gift designs? You'll love these 22 fun and fabulous crafts. Many of these projects provide new ways for you to use your favorite stationary. Recycling old craft materials is one of the best ways to save money this year, and your ability to reinvent fabric, paper, and much more will be a great asset to your future crafting.
25 Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas for Men
Some say that men are hard to shop for, but you won't have to worry about it now that you have 25 homemade gift ideas for men. Whether you're looking for something for a boyfriend, family member, or friend, there are easy Christmas craft patterns and tutorials that will lead you to the perfect present. Show some love with something from the heart.
16 Easy DIY Christmas Gifts to Give This Year
If you're looking for a more comprehensive list of ways you can create your own Christmas gifts, you'll want to take a look at this collection of 16 DIY gift ideas. It's made for crafters with all sorts of skills and abilities, so you can find at least one project that will be a new, easy way to surprise a loved one on Christmas. Something as handy as a Christmas Crochet Tote Bag ensures that they'll have a special gift from you that they'll be able to hold onto all throughout the year.
20 Teacher Gift Ideas for Christmas
Make sure you find adorable ways to thank your children's teachers with these 20 thoughtful Christmas gifts. These projects can be useful for the classroom, or just simple crafts that you know a teacher will enjoy. Encourage your kids to help you make them; there's nothing a teacher will appreciate more than a gift that was personalized instead of purchased.
13 of the Best Homemade Christmas Gifts
If you're still unsure about what type of project you'd like to do, take a look at our list of 13 handmade Christmas presents, which has gift ideas for all ages and types. Get inspired by festive Christmas crafts and characters such as a Huggable Penguin Crochet Pattern, and in no time, you'll have ideas for everyone on your list.
49 Cheap Homemade Christmas Crafts
Help your friends and family spice up their Christmas home decor with some eye-catching Christmas crafts that they can place in any room. These 49 homemade gift crafts are perfect for Christmas crafters with a tight budget and plenty of extra craft materials. Anyone would gladly use these crafts to decorate their home.
8 Most Popular Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas
This collection contains Our 8 Most Popular Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas from 2012! These gifts are the best of the best. Find fantastic jar crafts, homemade soaps, potholders, crocheted blankets and more when you visit this utterly fabulous collection.
Creative Gift Wrap: 24 Paper Crafts
Whether you need to give a great homemade Christmas card or you need a gorgeous gift wrap idea, Creative Gift Wrap: 24 Paper Crafts contains an abundance of fantastic options. Create a gift box, bow, and handmade card and give the completed package to your loved one. Gifts aren't half as fun to give unless they're wrapped.
18 Ways to Wrap a Gift This Christmas
Not all gift wrap needs to be made of paper. Find inspirational ideas for wrapping your homemade gifts when you visit Wrap It Up: 18 Ways to Wrap a Gift This Christmas. You will be amazed by how easy gift bows are to make, and you can even upcycle fabric scraps to make great gift bags. There are so many innovative ways to wrap presents. Discover just 18 ways of many to wrap presents this season.
25 Embellished Gift Tags and Bows For Christmas
If you have your presents wrapped and they just need one final touch, add one of these 25 Embellished Gift Tags and Bows For Christmas. Don't settle for a generic bow or a boring gift tag! Gift giving always feels more meaningful with the right gift wrap.
34 Cheap Creative Christmas Gifts
There's nothing wrong with being a cheapskate. If you're looking for ideas for homemade Christmas gifts but aren't sure where to start, consider this guide your new best friend. The 34 budget-friendly gift ideas featured in this list may not cost much to complete, but they look seriously amazing.
30 Cute Gift Ideas for Friends + 8 Gift Wrap Tutorials
Your friends are going to love these ideas for DIY Christmas gifts. Best of all, this collection of 30 Cute Gifts Ideas for Friends includes eight gift wrap tutorials! Now you can have your cake and eat it, too - or better yet, make your gift and wrap it, too.
14 Christmas Printables for Gift Tags, Decor and More
If you're looking for quick and easy projects, this is the perfect collection of free Christmas crafts. Create gift tags to add to a project of print something off and add it to your decor. No matter what you choose to make, you can rest assured that you'll have fun and get in the Christmas spirit. Check out 14 Christmas Printables for Gift Tags, Decor and More and get inspired.
Free Craft Video: How to Make a Christmas Take Out Gift Box
Now there's absolutely no excuse not to craft for Christmas. If you're short on time, check out the projects featured in 10 Quick and Easy Christmas Gifts to Make free eBook
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