10 Easy Homemade Gift Ideas

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We are officially a week away from Christmas! If you need inexpensive and easy gifts, checkout these 10 easy homemade gift ideas! Some of these projects can be done with little effort and money. Plus I think homemade gifts are always a thoughtful touch!

DIY Ceramic Tile Coasters – Hubby and I are finishing up four more sets of coasters this weekend. The picture coasters are turning out awesome!

fort kit label

Fort Kit – I made my boys indoor and outdoor fort kits last year. They were a big hit and easy to make!


Plate Stands – These plate stands are made with candle sticks and plates. All you need is a little gorilla glue!


DIY Chalkboard Tray – This craft costs just a couple of dollars to make! I still use my chalkboard tray as a mantel decoration!

Body Scrub - Epsom salt and essential oil make a wonderful smelling scrub. This is really inexpensive to make too!

Shell Centerpiece

Hurricane Glassware – It is easy to make new glassware out of vases and glass candlesticks! I have made glass pieces of varrying sizes that I use for decorating and gifts.

handprint decoupage plate

Handprint Plate – Make a handprint plate by decoupaging! You could also cut out various shapes or use pictures if you don’t want to do handprints.

message board

DIY Message & Jewelry Boards - Save money by making your own boards out of frames and cork board!

Heart Crayons

Renewed Crayons – If you have old crayons laying around, melt them to make new crayons! You can do fun shapes by using molds.

Corn Hot Packs

Corn Hot & Cold Packs – We use our corn hot packs most nights during the winter! We are due for new ones as mine has a hole.

Hopefully this will give you some ideas to make your own homemade gifts! Remember that There are several homemade ornament ideas that we have posted too!

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Renae is a married working mom of two handsome boys. She works as a registered dental hygienist by day and blogs here at How to Have it All by night. She enjoys cooking from scratch, working in her vegetable garden and functional training.

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