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Easy Homemade Christmas Gifts (50+ Ideas!!)

December 9, 2020 | Meg


Looking for some easy homemade Christmas gifts to give this year? This list of 50+ homemade Christmas gift ideas will make it easier for you to stick to your budget and still give meaningful gifts to those you love! (You can find tons of other great ideas in our Handmade Christmas Series.)

Easy Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for ways to cut your Christmas budget, handmade gifts are such an easy way to give meaningful, thoughtful gifts to friends and family without breaking the bank.

And homemade Christmas gifts don’t have to be complicated, time-consuming, or extravagant. You can have a simpler Christmas, create really beautiful gifts, and keep things more budget-friendly.

50+ Easy Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

To help you save money this holiday season, we put together this list of Easy Homemade Christmas Gifts. Everything on this list is very simple for just about anyone to make and doesn’t require tons of extra time or money.

  1. Christmas Potpourri (Choose from a fancy or frugal version.)
  2. Christmas Trail Mix
  3. World’s Easiest Christmas Candy (SO yum!)
  4. Holiday Spice Sugar Scrub
  5. Lavender Bath Salts
  6. String Art (Lots of different options here! Just choose your shape.)
  7. Handmade Tile Coasters (I’ve done this many times, and it’s SUCH an easy and beautiful gift idea!)
  8. Fingerprint Ornament for Grandparents
  9. Gluing Craft Box for Kids
  10. Banana Bread or Muffins
  11. Embroidery Thread Wrapped Earrings (These are so simple, yet so pretty!)
  12. Hot Chocolate Card Kit
  13. Homemade Marshmallows
  14. Vinegar Infusion Sampler
  15. Homemade Slime for Kids (there are some fun Christmas variations here)
  16. DIY Colorful Tea Towels or Fancy Border Tea Towels
  17. Snowflake Ornament (+ other Homemade Ornament Ideas here)
  18. Personalized Towel
  19. Pottery Barn Vase
  20. Photo Scrapbook (so many creative options here!)
  21. Handprint Christmas Wreath
  22. Noel Blocks
  23. Easy Washer Necklaces
  24. DIY Macrame Plant Hanger (this is easier than you might think!)
  25. Poinsettia Embellished T-Shirt
  26. Freezer Meals (This can be a real blessing to families.)
  27. Homemade Cinnamon Rolls (Our family favorite Christmas breakfast recipe!)
  28. Flower Pressed Bookmarks (these are SO pretty!!)
  29. Homemade Granola
  30. DIY Sharpie Coffee Mug
  31. Homemade Bread
  32. Recipe Box or Book full of some of your favorite recipes
  33. Easy DIY Notebooks
  34. Crockpot Apple Butter
  35. Peanut Butter Bon-Bons
  36. Homemade Cookie Dough or Cookies
  37. Inexpensive or free photo print framed in a Dollar Tree frame (if you can catch a sale)
  38. Coupon Book (for activities, spent time together, acts of service, etc.)
  39. Reasons I Love You Jar
  40. Apple Cider Mulling Spices Mix
  41. Homemade Playdough (Such a fun one for kids!)
  42. Hot Chocolate Stir Spoons
  43. Hand Knit Scarf
  44. DIY Pillow Spray
  45. Lemon Kitchen Hand Scrub
  46. Homemade Candles (I’ve done this and it’s really simple!)
  47. DIY Yarn Wrapped Wreath
  48. Propagated Plants (Plants make such great gifts, and this is a free one if you have plants at home!)
  49. Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge
  50. Rice-Filled Heating/Cooling Packs (this is such a great practical gift!)
  51. DIY Scrunchies (super fun for teens!)
  52. Monogrammed Hand Sanitizers (or Christmas-themed ones!)
  53. Clementine Wreath
  54. Framed Printable Bible Scripture Art (make it super affordable with a free printable & Dollar Tree frame!)
  55. Baking Mixes in a Jar (tons of possibilities here!)
  56. Vegetarian Soup Mix in a Jar

simplify Christmas with homemade gifts

More Ways to Give on a Tight Christmas Budget:

What other Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas do you have? Is there anything you’d add to this list?


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