Handmade Christmas Gifts that are Easy to Make
It’s never too early to start brainstorming gifts for everyone on your list. From parents to kids to holiday hostesses to everyone in between, our gift guide is filled with great ideas. While store-bought gifts always please, it’s the handmade presents that are the most heartwarming. That’s why we love homemade holiday decorations and Christmas crafts too. Plan ahead this year, and put together a DIY present that’s sure to be a hit.
No-Sew Flannel Drink Sleeve
Spread holiday cheer to everyone on your list with homemade presents. Get the full tutorial here.
Cozy Chai Candle
Give the warm, seasonal smells of cinnamon and spice with a homemade chai-scented candle. Tie the finished product with a ribbon for a pretty presentation. Get the full tutorial here.
DIY Desk Calendar
Already looking ahead to the New Year? Create a personalized desk calendar. The best part is that it’s evergreen—you can use it year after year. Get the full tutorial here.
Infused Olive Oils
The chefs on your list with love these specialty gourmet-infused olive oils. Try flavors like Rosemary, Sun Dried Tomato, Lemon, and Chili. Get the full tutorial here.
Mason Jar Snow Globe
There’s no such thing as too much holiday decor. This elegant, easy-to-make snow globe can also be made with any trinket of your choice. Follow our step-by-step instructions.
Clamshell Angel Ornament
This build-your-own ornament will give a Christmas tree a personal touch while also adding coastal style. Get the step-by-step instructions here.
Wreaths give a great first impression of holiday cheer. Save money by making your own magnolia wreath that’s just as beautiful as the store-bought version. Here’s a tutorial.
Cheese Straw Sampler
Cheese straws are the crowd-pleasing, quintessential food gift. Surprise recipients this year with variations on the delicious traditional recipe, like Bacon-Smoked Paprika Cheddar and Pimiento Cheese. Download our custom gift tag that identifies the different kinds.
Pound Cake Truffles Sampler
Put together an assortment of homemade truffles that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Mix and match flavors like Bourbon-Pecan and Chocolate-Espresso. Download our custom gift tag that identifies the different treats.
Recipe: Caramelized Ginger Pears
’Tis the season for entertaining. Help out the busy holiday hostess by giving a premade appetizer. Pair a jar of our Caramelized Ginger Pears with a round of Brie. Add a festive plate and cheese knife, and all there’s left to do is serve and enjoy.