Homemade Christmas Gifts

This season, give a gift from the heart. These creative homemade Christmas gifts will spread joy and include that personal touch only you can add. Read more for new ideas and simple step-by-step guides.

Save money and avoid the holiday shopping rush! Make great gifts from the comfort of your own home. It's fun, and with these simple guides, you can do it, too!

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Put together fun gifts for an affordable price...sometimes without even having to the store!

It's not about how much you spend. It's the thought that counts. Check our cheap homemade gifts section for even more great ideas!

rulerGreeting Card Holder

Christmas is a time to surround yourself with friends and family. This homemade greeting card holder is a fun way to see familiar faces.

jar giftChristmas Jar Gifts

Turn an ordinary jar into a festive gift! These Christmas jar gifts are easy to make and look great!

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For Kids

What do you make for a child? Something fun that sparks their creativity! These homemade Christmas gifts for kids will fill the house with laughter and smiles!

sock monkeySock Monkey

Turn a couple of tube socks into a soft stuffed monkey. This classic craft is great for giving to smaller children.

butterflyButterfly House

Captivate their creativity. For the kids who like nature, animals, and daydreaming about flying, this DIY butterfly house is a good bet!

antsAnt Farm

Ants! Watch them burrow and talk with their antennae - cool! You can make an easy ant farm with common household supplies. Then, add ants. Read this article and find out how.

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Food Gifts

candyCandy Wreath

A fun edible treat for the holidays, this wreath looks great and tastes better! Find out how to make a colorful Christmas candy wreath.

santaQuick Bread

Mmm, 'cause nothing says "happy holidays" like fresh pumpkin or banana bread. This link points to tasty recipes and instructions.

Bake many loaves and freeze them for later by wrapping them in plastic, then in a ziplock bag, then stacked in the freezer.

When it's time to give one to a friend, just pop it out of the freezer and into a basket. It'll thaw by the time you give it!

candyCandy Plants

This fun candy presentation will brighten the room! Give colorful candy plants they'll enjoy the whole winter.


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golf ballGolf Ball Dog

For the golf-player on your list, this easy little golf ball dog craft will make them smile.

santaFlower Pot Gumball Machine

This decorative homemade gift looks like an old-fashioned gumball machine. Fill it with their favorite candy for a special treat!


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Keep You Warm

snuggieFleece Snuggle Blanket

A wear-able blanket with sleeves lets you sip your coffee in warmth on the couch while you watch the morning news.


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Christmas Decorations

photo ornamentPhoto Ornament

Customize a Christmas tree ornament with your favorite photo. It warms up their tree, and they'll remember it every Christmas.

santaOther Decorations / Ornaments

These homemade Christmas decorations will brighten up the house and save some holiday cash. Learn how to make great-looking ornaments that last.


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advent candlesAdvent Calendar

Give this special gift at the beginning of the Advent season. They'll think of you while remembering the true meaning of the Christmas season. Each day shares a new lesson and reflection, and a new gift. That's 24 gifts in one!

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More Great Homemade Christmas Gifts

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Here's an easy, low-cost Christmas ornament that's great for kids. Recycle your old Christmas cards! All you need is: 2 different Christmas cards …

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