December 12, 2013

DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays

‘Tis the season, friends!  Your budget and gift inspiration might be running low about now, so I’m here to share some amazing DIY handmade gifts to help you finish off your list.  The blogosphere and Pinterest are loaded with creative ideas for gifts you can put together, many of them for only a few dollars.  And nothing lets your gift recipient know how special they are better than a handmade gift!

For the home:

 

DIY etched glass {enjoy} trifle bowl.  makes a great gift and easy to make, learn how, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
DIY etched glass trifle bowl (tidymom.net)

 

Ruffled Burlap Table Runner {How to Cut Burlap} {DIY}, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
DIY Ruffled Burlap Table Runner (twotwentyone.net)

 

Mossy Ampersand Tutorial {&} {DIY}, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
DIY Mossy Ampersand (twotwentyone.net)

 

DIY make your own Chalkboard Decor - holiday gift idea, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
DIY make your own Chalkboard Decor (survivingateacherssalary.com)

 

DIY Framed Burlap Monogram | TheTurquoiseHome.com #diy #burlap, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
DIY Framed Burlap Monogram (theturquoisehome.com)

 

Embroidered States Artwork, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
DIY Embroidered States Artwork (bhg.com)

 

For the hostess, teacher, or neighbor:

 

Mason Jar Flour Sack Towel by 504 Main, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
Mason Jar Flour Sack Towel (504Main.com)

 

Give frozen homemade cookie dough instead of overloading with already made goodies...that way they can enjoy whenever!!!, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
Frozen homemade cookie dough (melskitchencafe.com)

 

Family Movie Night Gift Idea {great for teens, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
Family Movie Night Gift Idea (TheTurquoiseHome.com)

 

For your girlfriends:

 

How to Make a State Necklace {DIY}, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
DIY State Necklace Tutorial (twotwentyone.net)

 

Teacup Candles, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
Teacup Candles (songbirdblog.com)

 

Homemade bath salts, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
Homemade bath salts (songirdblog.com)

 

Washer necklace, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
DIY Washer necklace (songbirdblog.com)

 

For the little ones:

 

Alphabet Artwork Gift, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
Alphabet Artwork Gift (bhg.com)

 

For your brother, uncle, or boss:

 

Flannel Wine Sleeve, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
Flannel Wine Sleeve (bhg.com)

 

Primitive & Proper: Dare to DIY Give Handmade: Succulent Vintage Head Mugs, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
Handmade Succulent Vintage Head Mugs (primitiveandproper.blogspot.com)

 

And gifts of holiday decor are always welcome this time of year:

 

Decor & More: Mod podge Christmas Canvas DIY, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
DIY Mod Podge Christmas Canvas (Decor & More)

 

Decor & More:  Easy DIY Snowflake ornament for kids, DIY Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Mohawk Homescapes
Easy DIY Snowflake ornament for kids (Decor & More)

Just remember that the spirit of the season is not about how much you spend, it’s about the thought you put into the gifts you give.   I hope this inspires you to get creative this Christmas and bless others with the fruits of your creativity!

You can find more DIY and inspiration at Decor & More.  Feel free to explore my Pinterest boards, too… they are bursting at the seams with beautiful images and ideas to inspire.

Holiday blessings to you all!

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