200 Cheap and Easy DIY Christmas Gifts

Spread holiday cheer with these cheap and easy DIY Christmas gifts. There are hundreds of DIY gift ideas for the family (mom, dad, grandparents, kids, teens) and friends.

Tools & Supplies You May Need for these DIY Christmas Gifts:

  • Mod Podge with Foam Brush
  • Tacky or Super Glue
  • Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks ($3 – Walmart)
  • Spray Paint ($1-$5 at Walmart, depending on color and type)
  • Acrylic Paint ($0.50 each at Walmart)
  • Scissors
  • Craft Knife
  • Tape (e.g. double sided or painter’s tape)
  • Paint Brush ($0.50 – Walmart)
  • Basic Sewing Supplies (needle, thread, pins, sewing machine, etc)

DIY Christmas Gifts for Her

Easy DIY Chunky Throw Blanket from The Budget Decorator


Dollar Store Oven Mitts and Potholder Makeover from Home Talk

DIY Wooden Spoons from Alice and Lois


Peppermint Bath Bombs from Making Lemonade

Dot Art Canisters from BHG.com


DIY Mint Sugar Scrub from Love Grows Wild

Ceramic Coasters from Darkroom and Dearly


Initial Coffee Cup from Earnest Home

Engraved Wooden Spoons from Make it Love it

Monogrammed Tote from Woman’s Day

DIY Weekly Menu (Easy Wipe) from Make and Takes


DIY Garden Markers from Wit and Whistle

Tied Fleece Blanket from A Fresh Squeezed Life

Spa In A Jar DIY (with free printables) from The Gunny Sack

Gemstone Soap DIY from A Beautiful Mess


Lavender and Coconut Oil Bath BonBons from Sow and Dipity


Glowing Photo Luminaries from Our Best Bites

5-Minute DIY Lip Balm from The Seasoned Mom


Mason Jar Lid Magnets from Unoriginal Mom


 Fringed Flannel Throw from It’s Always Autumn


5 Minute DIY Gold Dipped Mug from Poppy Talk

Aromatherapy Shower Steamers from Busy Bliss

Vintage Thimble Necklace from Country Living


Homemade Heating Pad from Alice and Lois

Monogrammed Pop Up Photo Box from The DIY Village


Warm Cocoa Bath Soak from Classy Clutter

Handmade Lavender Sachets from Kenarry


Rose Lotion Bar from Facebook


Copper Vanity Bowls from Freutcake

Glowing Photo Luminaries from Our Best Bites


Sweater Pillows from Popsugar

Woodland Necklace from Country Living

10-Minute DIY Milk & Honey Soap from Happiness is Homemade


DIY Monogrammed Mugs from Design Mom

DIY Photo Pendant (Under $2.50) from Sarah Saving

30 Minute Fabric Basket from Flamingo Toes

DIY Christmas Gifts for Him


Reindeer Beer from Life of a Modern Mom

DIY Painted Wood Slice Coasters from Unoriginal Mom


iPhone Tie Phone Cover from Popsugar


Homemade Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream from Food for My Family


BBQ Apron from Darice

Phone Charging Station from Popsugar

10 Minute Photo Keepsake Ornament from Simple as That


Natural Branch Coasters from Garden Therapy


Leather Tie Clip from Lovely Indeed


Woodsy Beard Oil from Blooming in Bedlam


Book Box for Remote from Country Living


Coffee Bean Soap from Living Well Spending Less


DIY Beer Coaster from Post Grad Crafting


Pork Rub in a Jar from Cincy Shopper


Mug Holder from Shanty 2 Chic

Photo Clock from Rosy Red Buttons


Chalkboard Cheese Stone from Frankie Heart’s Fashion

Photo Coasters from The Frugal Girls


Leather Cuff from The Red Kitchen

Photo Blocks from Stars and Sunshine


Magnetic Wristband from My Altered Tastes

Easy Map Magnets from Domestic Day Book

DIY Wood Slice Photo Transfer from Parental Perspective

Mason Jar Lid Coasters from Country Living

Beer O Clock (source unknown)
pallet wood + wood stain + wood glue + beer bottles + clock hands

Firewood Carrier from HGTV.com

Dad’s Toolbox Printable from Moms and Munchkins

15 Minute Tablet Cover from Andrea’s Notebook

Grill Set Holder from Lil Luna

Men’s Apron from I Heart Naptime

DIY Christmas Gifts for Teens

DIY Tube Bead Necklace from The Lovely Drawer


Slippers with Small Gifts from Pretty Providence


Studded iPhone Case from Unblushing


Herringbone Cell Phone Cover from Chronicle Books

notebookGold Dipped Notebooks from Eat Sleep Cuddle

Marbled Mugs from DIY Candy

Patterned Hair Clips from Pretty Life Girls

DIY Cosmetic Bag from The Girl Inspired


Gold Foiled Pencil Cup from Damask Love


Jewelry Tray from A Fabulous Fete

Sharpie DIY Dot Flower Pot Craft from DIY Candy

Holiday Bath Bombs from Fleece Fun


Ombre Tote from His Sugar Plums

 Cheap & Chic Pouch from Country Living

Yarn-Wrapped Ombre Monogrammed Letter from Catch My Party

DIY Mason Jar Candle from Something Turquoise


Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub from The Idea Room


Mini Desk Marquee Light from A Joyful Riot


Yarn Wrapped Bracelet from A Pretty Fix

Marbled Clay Ring Dish from A Beautiful Mess

DIY Glitter Magnets from Thersea Joy

DIY Galaxy in a jar from DIY Projects for Teens

Super Cheap & Easy Homemade Lip Scrub from Gwyi.io

Infinity Scarf (30 Minute DIY) from Cute DIY Projects

DIY Knot Pillow from Little Inspiration


20 Minute Shaped Cork Board from She’s Kinda Crafty

DIY Gingerbread Sugar Scrub from Mummy’s Musings

kitchen-utencilsOven Mitten Gift Set (source unknown)
Great present for college students or a young adult’s first apartment.
You can even get all these kitchen utensils at Dollar Tree to save even more!


Reversible Coffee Cup Sleeve from Crafty Staci


No Sew Blanket Scarf from Mom Advice

DIY iPad Case from Oh So Lovely


Ampersand Marquee Light from Happy Looks Good on You

Heart Clasp White Wrapped Bangle Bracelet from Happy Hour Projects


Gingerbread Body Butter from Frugal Mom Eh

Friends Picture Holder (source unknown)
wood board + wood stain + twine + clothespins + paint pen (or letter stickers) + photos

Chalkboard Photo Wreath (source unknown)
wood circle + chalkboard paint + chalk + clothes pins + acrylic paint + photos

Animal Tote from Country Living

mug-heartSharpie Heart Mug from Brendid


Peppermint Foot Soak from Suburban Simplicity

chalk-mugChalkboard Mug from Wit and Whistle

DIY Christmas Gifts for Kids

Personalized Snowman Mugs from Almost Supermom

Gingerbread Playdough from Sweet Sugar Belle

Candy Sleigh from Ellyn’s Place

Reindeer Hot Cocoa Cones from Savvy Saving Couple

Rudolph Reindeer Candy Bars from I Heart Arts and Crafts

Reindeer Soap from Bumble Bee Craft Den

Elf Christmas Mason Jar Gift from Polka Dot Chair

Mason Jar Superhero Bank from Fireflies and Mudpies

Comic Book Style Superhero from Cherished Bliss

Glow in the Dark Slime from Domestic Charm

DIY Mason Jar Fairy Lights from DIY Joy

DIY Grimm Rainbow Blocks from Fun at Home with Kids

Child’s Tool Belt from Make it Love it

Kid Workbench from The Frugal Granny

Knock the Balls Off Nerf Game from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

DIY Wooden Crate Parking Garage from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls

Lego Tray from Somewhat Simple

Ombre Bracelet from Making Home Base

Fleece Tie Pillow from Blossoms and Poises

Glowing Fairy Bottle from Bitz n Giggles

DIY Troll Hair Headbands from DIY Inspired

DIY No-Sew Tutu from Simply Real Moms

Fort Kit Bag from Saltwater Kids

DIY Super Capes (with free printable template) from Serving Pink Lemonade

DIY Kids Seesaw (under $30) from Classy Clutter

Drawstring Fabric Backpack from Hello Wonderful

DIY Bean Bag Chair from Project Nursery

Glitter Globe from Camille Styles

Sock Monkey (with free sewing pattern) from Craft Passion

 DIY Christmas Gifts for Friends & Neighbors


Homemade Foaming Handsoap from All Things G&D

Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments from Sprinkle Some Fun

William Sonoma Inspired Peppermint Bark from A Modern Homestead

Christmas Tea Tree from Thirsty for Tea


Faux Birch Candles from Sow and Dipity


Cookie Sack from Celebrate Creativity


Peppermint Homemade Soap from Happiness is Homemade


Gingerbread Man Painted jar from Knick of Time

Snowman Pretezel Jar (source unknown)
white chocolate prezetels + mason jar + black buttons + red yarn

Dip Mix Ornaments from Sprinkle Some Fun

Christmas Crack Toffee from I Heart Naptime


Burlap Treat Bag from A Homemade Living

Crockpot Roasted Sugared Pecans from Mostly Homemade Mom

Christmas Cookie Cans from Fun Squared


Cinnamon Soap from Simply Designing

Cinnamon Honey Butter from The Food Charlatan
To save even more money, you can make your own butter in 10 minutes! 

Quick Bread in a Bottle from Sunset

Homemade Christmas Caramels from Garnish and Glaze

EOS Lip Balm Christmas Printable Gift from Balancing Home
free printable cards + EOS lip balm

DIY Handwarmers from Rae Ann Kelly

DIY Pinecone Fire Starters from Something Turquoise

Mom’s Best Peanut Brittle from Real Life Dinner

Ice Cube Tray Chocolates from Tip Hero

Gingerbread Cookie Jar from Knick of Time

Homemade Peppermint Oreos from I Heart Naptime

Easy Dinner Kit from Better Homes and Gardens

Giant Chocolate-Dipped Marshmallows from Modern Parents Messy Kids

Wine Bottles in a Scarf from The Typical Mom

Slow Cooker Sea Salt Chocolate Almond Clusters from The Magical Slow Cooker

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