“That’s the thing with handmade items. They still have the person’s mark on them, and when you hold them, you feel less alone.” This quote from author Aimee Bender captures the magic of a good homemade gift. Send your love to someone this holiday season with one of these homemade Christmas gift ideas.
Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas
It’s the holiday season once more. Everywhere you look, you see gift guides that will supposedly help you buy the perfect thing for the perfect person in your life. Buying gifts is all well and good, but if you want to let someone know you’re thinking of them, you can’t beat something handmade. Take a look at these homemade Christmas gift ideas, and see if you can find something that one of your loved ones will cherish.
Do you know someone with a sweet tooth? Make their holiday delicious with one of these simple handmade candy holders. If this design isn’t quite what you’re looking for, you can make an even simpler elf candy holder with only a mason jar and some felt and buttons. Just be sure to fill it with your favorite holiday candy before you give it away.
If you know someone who loves putting their family photos on display, we guarantee they’ll get a kick out of this surprisingly simple candle craft. All you need is a candle in a see-through glass jar, a laser-printed photo that fits on the side, and packing tape. This tutorial will show you how to turn them into a candle fit for any holiday table.
What’s handmade, environmentally friendly, and the perfect gift for anyone who loves to be pampered? If you’ve already given away your share of scarves and hats, consider trying this new crocheted craft this Christmas. They’re fun to make, and any dedicated recyclers in your life will appreciate that they replace cotton balls and disposable face wipes.
Christmas tree ornaments are great gifts for anyone that puts a tree up over the holiday season. These snowman baby sock ornaments are cute, easy to make, and can be festively decorated with the scraps from your craft collection. Best of all, the recipient of this gift will think of you every year when they put it on the tree.
If you know someone who has a chic sense of style, you know it can be hard to make crafts that fit into their specific aesthetic. Luckily, any fashionable table can be brightened up by these decorative wrapped candles. They couldn’t be easier to make, and you can customize them with whatever paper or material you know your loved one will appreciate.
It’s hard to think of a gift more “handmade” than this! If you’re looking for a unique gift for a parent, look no further. This Christmas tea towel is a perfect gift to make with the little ones in your life. All you need is a towel, some paint, and room to make a mess. Parents and caregivers will treasure the memento, and kids will love their memories of making a fun craft with one of their favorite adults.
Christmas can be a tough time for anyone who needs to watch their intake of candy and cookies. If you know someone who will be trying to keep it healthy over the holidays, why not send them this cute clementine wreath? It’s a great decoration, and it’ll make for a healthy snack in the new year.
Do you have some Christmas ornaments that need a new home? Follow this tutorial to turn them into fun snowglobes. These easy-to-make crafts can be made entirely with recycled materials, and using a photo or ornament you know will be special to the gift receiver adds the perfect personal touch.
We hope these homemade Christmas gift ideas will help you get your holiday season off on the right foot. No matter what gifts you give your loved ones, the best ones always come from the heart. Happy holidays!
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