Do you want to make your Christmas gifts extra extra special? If you are screaming YES, then it’s no question that it’s about time you make them yourself. I’ve got some easy homemade Christmas gift ideas here for you today that you can whip up in 1-2-3!
Nothing is more thoughtful than making your own Christmas presents. You put thought, time and effort in it and it will surely be appreciated by any gift recipient. However, since you probably don’t have the time in the world to craft the best DIY Christmas gifts, these quick and easy homemade Christmas gift ideas should fit the bill.
Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Girl Friends
This post was originally posted on DIY Projects and shared with permission
I know you’ll agree with me that when it comes to gift-giving, homemade is the most heartfelt. And speaking as a DIY-er and lover of all things Christmas, nothing gets me more excited than thinking of all the creative and useful homemade Christmas gift ideas to DIY for all of the wonderful women in my life! From my girly cousins to my sassy and fun-loving co-workers, all my girls deserve a little something special this season, and I truly enjoy brainstorming and crafting the perfect presents they’ll adore. Here are some of the homemade Christmas gift ideas I’m loving this year—I hope my girlfriends don’t see this so it won’t spoil the surprise!
1. Candy Cane Bath Bombs
Your friends are sure to receive a ton of candy canes this season of giving, but what about candy cane bath bombs? What a creative idea to add to your list of homemade Christmas gifts you can DIY! The fresh peppermint smell will help perk up your friend and help her get through those dreary winter mornings.
2. Christmas Candles
These are simply adorable! I would keep these Christmas candles out all year round if I could! Unleash your creativity on a few candles in plain glass holders. These will look amazing on your aunt’s or sister’s mantel!
3. Christmas Spirit Lip Balm
Whoever said you couldn’t bottle up Christmas spirit? This has got to be one of the best homemade Christmas gift ideas because here, you’ve actually captured Christmas spirit and turned it into lip balm! You friends are going to love catching a whiff of the season as they protect their lips from the harsh winter weather.
4. Citrus Body Butter
This all-natural recipe can also be used as a shaving cream. A true multi-tasking product, I’m sure your cousins and sisters will definitely make room for a jar of this in their bathroom cabinets! It’s no trouble at all to whip up a large batch then portion them off into smaller mason jars. Easy!
5. Gingerbread Sugar Scrub
Body scrubs are bathroom essentials! This is why a DIY sugar scrub will always be a popular choice among homemade Christmas gift ideas. While there are a lot of different “recipes,” this gingerbread sugar scrub is perfect for the season! It’s like Christmas in a jar!
6. Herb-Infused Olive Oil
If you have a friend or aunt who’s a regular Julia Child, why not gift her with a nice bottle of herb-infused olive oil? These bottles will look great on display in her kitchen, and she’s sure to love embellishing her dishes with flavored olive oil!
Avoid the holiday rush and long lines. Instead, spend your valuable hours at home making your own homemade Christmas gifts. After all, your special girl friends deserve extra special gifts!
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