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Birthdays, Holidays or just because – a DIY gift always means so much more! Be inspired by over 20 DIY gift ideas to fit any budget or skill level, as seen on TIDBITS.
I had such a blast exploring and sharing ideas for my “HANDMADE HOLIDAYS” blog series, and wanted to round them all up for you here to give you a better idea of all the fun DIY gifts you can make to delight anyone.
I’ve also dug through my archives to find long time favorites to add to the list that will surely keep growing! My husband and I have enthusiastically been making gifts for our family and friends since we were newlyweds, and find so much joy in gifting something they cannot just go and buy in the store.
I hope you find just what you are looking for to make for that special someone!
OVER 20 DIY GIFT IDEAS
Bath bombs are surprisingly easy to make, and so much better for you than ones found at the store full of artificial fragrance and dye. Kids and adults alike will truly enjoy this special gift. We love to hide little surprised in the middle for kiddos!
I claimed this gift to be the perfect gift for anyone on your list! He, she, big or little, they will love it! Make a personalized set for a whole family and they will thank you for it!
If you love working with wood, find yourself a beautiful piece and handcraft a lovely egg holder. Especially a great gift for a family with fresh farm eggs at their disposal.
A super simple sewing project, with stunning results! These pure linen scarves are a rare to find treat!
For the colder months, this shelf stable potpourri is sure to warm up any heart!
I’ve got printables to go with your homemade potpourri, so the receiver of your gift knows just what to do!
During the Holidays, this tray with a placeholder for milk and cookies will become a favorite family tradition.
Who couldn’t use more kitchen towels?! Pick a cute cookie cutter depending on the season, and stamp your towels for a one of a kind design from the heart.
Gather your favorite essential oil blends and create a cute bottle of room spray. I love to keep one in our car and in each bedroom to spritz on bedding.
These are so nice to have in the kitchen or the bedside. This is a gift that the receiver won’t even know they needed, but will be life changing!
Chocolate is never a bad idea to gift! These sweet truffles are great by themselves or paired with any other gift.
Don’t be afraid of soap making! You’ll have so much fun making this simple milk and honey soap, you’ll end up with a drawer full of gifts to give. Trust me 😉
I teamed up with my sister to provide a package deal kind of gift. She will show you how to make pure vanilla extract even if you forgot to start it 6 months ago! With the Instant Pot you can have instant, flavorful vanilla extract! So amazing! She has provided all the combinations you can imagine, and I have all the printables you will need.
If you want to get really fancy with your extracts, we went overboard on flavors and style.
These chalkboard/whiteboards are a super sweet gift for kids or to hang on the wall for reminders and lists.
This should be a must have near every bedside and desk. The perfect holder for watches, glasses and cell phones.
Perfect for the Holiday season, a gift of relaxing with a movie and popcorn!
Gift a beautiful journal to help write down goals, dreams, and and give the freedom to be inspired!
If you love to sew, someone will love a darling pom pom pillow, made with lots of love!
We should probably all refresh our hot pad stash after a few years. How about making some beautifully French inspired hot pads for the elegant chef.
Light the world with a sweet candle in a jar. Any glass or porcelain jar will do.
I hope you enjoyed these ideas! Let me know which ones sparked an interest in you and I’ll try to come up with even more along the same lines.
Thank you so much for reading!