Cheap Homemade Gift Ideas

Let's face it - gifts can be expensive! But they don't have to be. These cheap homemade gift ideas will create memories and include your personal touch. Learn how to make great gifts that don't break the bank!

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These gifts are cheap and useful!

dogDog Biscuits

Don't forget their four-legged friend! These quick and easy dog biscuits will please their pooch.

coat hanger coversCoat Hanger Covers

After awhile, those wire hangers can leave a dent on clothes. Protect the clothes of friends and loved ones with these homemade coat hanger covers.


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bottle capsBottle Cap Magnets

Quick, easy, cheap, and fun. Use their favorite brew or a variety. This simple guide shows you the step-by-step instuctions to make these cool personalized magnets.

travel whiteboardTravel Whiteboard

Convert an old baking sheet into a travel whiteboard. Great for car trips or school study sessions, this recycled gift will keep on giving!

bottle cap frameBottle Cap Frame

Spice up that old photo frame! Decorate it with bottle caps and add a special picture. Perfect for the college student in your life. It's easy! Read more to find out how.

doll house

Transform an old box into a magical doll house filled with hours of fun and memories. Young girls will be so pleased with this affordable homemade gift.


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Kitchen Gifts

dishtowel angel craftGift Towel Angel

Make a creative, useful gift with just:

  • kitchen towel
  • potholder
  • dishrag

This Christmas angel is fun to display and only costs about $5. Learn how to make this quick, easy craft.

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giftsGarden Stepping Stone

A thoughtful personalized stepping stone makes a great gift for the gardener in your life. They'll think of you ever time they walk past your thoughtful gift. Learn how to make an affordable, attractive homemade stepping stone.

giftsPine Cone Fire Starters

These colorful fire starters are fun and affordable. Add color and sparkle to your fireplace or campfire. These festive cones will change color while lighting your fire.

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More Great Cheap Homemade Gift Ideas

Now that you have some ideas for affordable homemade gifts, you won't have to spend an arm and a leg next holiday. Find more inexpensive gift ideas, check out our homemade gifts section.

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