Time to hone your crafting and creativity to whip up a gorgeous holiday gift. Whether you’re making gifts for your very best friend in the whole world or every friend on your dorm floor, these are the perfect trinkets to give to everyone and anyone. These 10 easy DIY gifts are exactly what your friends will cherish this holiday season and year-round.
Check out our favorite homemade items below.
Put your paper-folding skills to the test with this simple heart origami tea lantern. Reuse clean glass jars, grab simple small candles, attach your origami creation, and there you have it– an adorable little gift sure to light up their room. Plus, you can even fold paper into a candle holder in this pattern, as well.
Pretty and personal, these plant terrariums only cost $5 to put together. Use these steps to create an adorable and self-sustaining mini ecosystem they can keep on their window sill.
Believe it or not, you already have most of the soap ingredients around already. Grab your ingredients and get to work crafting the cutest soaps you’ve ever seen. This is the perfect idea if you have many friends to get gifts for this holiday season.
Practice your handwriting and get to work! Follow the instructions to make this permanent.
Have a snacky friend in your life? Get them the gift of cookies, granola, brownies, and more with jar mixes. You may already have all the baking ingredients handy. Fill your jar with all the recipe’s dry ingredients, add a little notecard of the recipe directions, add a bow, and you’re good to go.
Your friends will be forever grateful for these in the winter. Make sure to craft some for yourself, too!
It turns out, coffee grounds, sea salt, sugar, and more can be turned into delcious-smelling exfoliators for your buds. Try out any of these recipes and grant them a lovely holiday spa session.
If you’re only giving cash or a gift card, make it personal with this cute and creative envelope.
Personalized Advent Calendar
Customize a Christmas-countdown calendar personally for your friend. Wrap up little goodies, photo memories and more for them to open each day. Consider their favorite fun-size candies, stickers, pencils, mini alcohol bottles, etc. Your friend will adore the attention to detail.
Enjoy your holiday craft session and have a great time with friends. They will adore these gifts even more because you made them with love.