Anyone can run to a store to buy a gift, so why not make something thoughtful for your friends and family this year? Homemade doesn’t have to be difficult, expensive, or time-consuming. Here are 15 quick and easy homemade Christmas gift ideas you can make in less than 15 minutes.
You will find gift ideas for everyone here, from beauty to baking lovers. Remember not everything has to be handmade; you could pair the coffee scrub with a loofa and chocolate or the patchwork mug coasters with a set of mugs.
DIY Homemade Coffee Scrub
White chocolate macadamia nut cookies
Homemade granola in a mason jar
Natural sugar lip scrub
Ruffle cushion covers
Chocolate chip cookies
Rosemary salt seasoning
Reusable paper towels
You can give these gift ideas in a handmade drawstring bag, a thoughtful and reusable wrapping solution.
15 Easy Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas
This list includes a few of my favourite ways to show the special people in your life some love. These homemade Christmas gift ideas will warm everyone on your list.
This homemade coffee scrub is a simple and affordable gift to make with just a few staple ingredients from your kitchen pantry. Store it in a mason jar and gift it with one of my printable gift tags and a sweet ribbon.
This reversible apron is the perfect thoughtful gift for anyone who enjoys cooking or baking. You can print off my free sewing pattern and sew this in less than 15 minutes. Pair it with matching pot holders if you feel creative.
Sweet and savoury lovers will appreciate this gift. Macadamia white chocolate cookies are not something you see very often in stores. You can amaze your family and friends by gifting them a box of these delicious cookies.
Simple gifts are often the most appreciated gifts. This homemade granola is packed with flavour, made with healthy ingredients, and stores well in Mason jars. You can make a large batch, divide it among many jars, top it with a fabric lid and ribbon, and you've got a delicious gift.
The benefits of lip scrubs include moisturising the lips and removing dead skin cells. The recipe takes less than 5 minutes to make and only requires three ingredients. Pair it with a small spoon to scoop the product out of a mason jar for a delightful gift.
This recipe makes the most delicious chocolate chip cookies that take less than 15 minutes to prepare. For a luxurious cookie, add large chunks of chocolate and sea salt. Send these sweet treats to friends and family in a small gift bag or box.
It's surprisingly expensive to buy scrunchies, so why not make a set of these cute bow-tie ones and give them as a gift? The free printable sewing pattern makes sewing this handmade gift quick and easy.
You can sew these dainty mug coasters using the fabric scraps you have lying around. You don't have to buy materials to make them, and they are quick and easy to assemble. Make a set to gift along with two matching mugs and some delicious cookies.
Homemade seasonings are nearly impossible to beat. This fragrant seasoning is a great addition to the spice cabinet of any home cook. It takes less than two minutes to mix together this rosemary salt and store it in a jar. For a charming touch, print out my gift tags and attach a wooden spoon.
These reusable paper towels make a thoughtful gift for those who are environmentally conscious. Made from repurposed towels and linens to reduce single-use kitchen waste. It takes less than 15 minutes to sew a few, and you can gift them with essential oils or a homemade cleaning spray.
You can add a charming touch to any bed with these ruffle pillowcases. Your friends and family will love these if you make them in their favourite colours or prints.
If you want to make a selection of these handmade gifts, try putting together a thoughtful gift basket filled with goodies. It’s a fun way to create a theme for each person that you know they will love.
With these 15 handmade Christmas gift ideas, you’re sure to spark joy with friends and family this holiday season. By starting these handmade gifts now, you won’t have to rush or feel overwhelmed closer to Christmas. What projects are you planning on making?