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The Best Handmade Christmas Gifts That Aren’t Lame
If you want to make your gifts this year, check out these handmade Christmas gifts that aren’t lame!
We’ve all been there before. We’ve opened a gift that contains a box of cookies or something a little less than exciting. With the gift giver standing right there, we can’t possibly tell them how horrible their gift is!
Let’s be honest; when it comes to making homemade gifts, they don’t always turn out as planned. You don’t have to be an artist or a professional crafter to put together something wonderful that isn’t horrendous! Here are the best handmade Christmas gifts that aren’t lame!
Homemade beauty products
Homemade beauty products are a great gift idea! If you have a special lady in your life, consider putting together an enjoyable spa day gift using a few homemade beauty products! You can make sugar scrubs, lotions, bath bombs, and even DIY lip balm right in your own home!
Here are some great beauty recipes you can make!
- Citrus Body Butter
- Men’s Shave Soap
- DIY Roll-On Perfume
- Cotton Candy Lip Scrub
- Oatmeal Bath Soak
- Lemon and Lavender Bath Bombs
- Chocolate Cinnamon Homemade Natural Lip Balm
- Gingerbread Brown Sugar Scrub
- Baking Soda Facial Scrub
- Lavender Bath Salts
DIY Home Decor
If you are a little artistic, making art for that special someone in your life is a great gift idea! Wall art and other household creations can be both elegant and fun personalized gift! You can make wall art designs or small little trinkets they will cherish for a lifetime.
Here are some of my favorite DIY art ideas:
- Unicorn Dream Catcher
- Watercolor Ink Coasters
- Peppermint Candy Bowl
- Book Wreath
- Buffalo Check Nursery Sign
- DIY Wall Art
- Succulent Planters
- Cork Board Travel Map
- Marbled Mugs
- DIY Paperweight
If you are looking to give a bunch of little gifts, you can’t go wrong with a gift basket! You can put together your gift basket for so cheap, and it can still look elegant and tasteful!
Here are some of my favorite gift basket ideas:
- Wine and Chocolate Gift Basket
- Wine Gift Basket
- Winter Survival Kit
- Gardener Gift Basket
- Coffee Gift Basket
- Grill Gift Basket
- New Mom Gift Basket
- Mini-Bar Gift Basket
- Sewing Gift Basket
- Snack Gift Basket
Personalized gifts are the perfect way to tell that special someone in your life how much you mean to them! Whether using their picture, name, or a special memory, you can come up with some extraordinary gifts!
Here are some great personalized gift ideas:
- Personalized Wooden Keychain
- Scrabble Tile Ornament
- Love Photo Gift
- Family Name Sign
- DIY Sharpie Mug
- Etched Glass Water Bottles
- Personalized Coasters
- Photo Keychains
- Photo Candle
- Personalized Ceramic Platter
If you are a little creative, you can make beautiful handmade jewelry that will look amazing! These usually cost a fraction of the store-bought, but can look just as great!
Here are some great jewelry gift ideas:
- Shrinky Dink Necklace
- Leather Hoop Earrings
- Book Necklace
- Mini Cupcake Earrings
- DIY Feather Earrings
- Wire Wrap Stone Necklace
- DIY Rings
- DIY Wrap Bracelet
- Beachy Boho Earrings
- Glitter Resin Necklace
If you are looking for an easy handmade gift idea for this year, you can’t go wrong with any of the items on your list! They will still wow your friends and family, without costing you an arm and a leg to make!
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