Handmade gifts are the best kind of gifts. They are the most special ones that exist. Not only are you giving them a tangible gift, but the hours and effort behind it. This shows how much you value and love the giftee.

Looking for the best gift ideas that you can absolutely DIY? We gathered a list of ideas that are sure to make your loved ones happy. From mason jars gift ideas to various handmade arts and crafts, check them all out here:

Easy Gifts You Can Make From Scratch

1. Body Scrub Cubes

Body Scrub Cubes
Body Scrub Cubes

Make DIY body scrub cubes for your friends and family members. You can easily choose which color you want. Soft pink and baby blue are great options, and they surely look good inside an airtight container like a mason jar. Also, you can top it with gold flakes or colorful sprinkles to make them look even better.

2. Homemade Salsa

Homemade Salsa
Homemade Salsa

Does your giftee love a good salsa for their chips? Then, make the best homemade salsa which you can make a bit healthier, especially if you have your own vegetable garden. If not, you can head to the nearest farmers’ market and buy the freshest ingredients. Then, you can easily put it in a mason jar to keep it fresh.

3. Bath Salts

Bath Salts
Bath Salts

Put some bath salts inside a mason jar and top it with some tealight candles. This will be a great gift for someone who needs to relax and unwind by giving themselves a soothing bath experience.

4. Breakfast Oats 

Breakfast Oats 
Breakfast Oats 

Are you giving a gift to someone on a weight-loss journey? Or maybe someone who is a health nut or trying to be one? A cute package of oats with dried and fresh berries will be a fitting gift for them. It will help them keep in shape while eating something tasty.

5. Infused Beverages

Infused Beverages
Infused Beverages

Another idea to give to a person trying to live a healthy life is these infused drinks that you can easily make in your home. You can mix fruits and herbs that you think they’ll like and pour them in a mason jar where they jug from. 

6. Fairy Lights In A Jar

Fairy Lights In A Jar
Fairy Lights In A Jar

If you want to give a simple and magical home decor, you can stuff a mason jar with some battery-operated fairy lights. Then, your loved one can place it on their bedside table to make it their night light. It’s a sweet way of wishing them a good night’s rest.

7. Baked Goods

Baked Goods
Baked Goods

Want to come up with great gift ideas? You can do lots of things with a mason jar or any glass jars. These are the best and fail-proof ones. You can fill it up with baked goodies such as homemade cookies, chocolate bars, brownies, and a lot more.

8. Homemade Soaps 

Homemade Soaps 
Homemade Soaps 

One of the best crafty DIY gifts is homemade soaps. There are a lot of ways you can choose to make yours. Plus, you can put in the ideal scent for you. For example, you can add fresh citrus, coconut, candy, tea, or coffee scents.

9. Candle In A Glass 

Candle In A Glass 
Candle In A Glass 

Pour in scented wax in a container of your choice. You can use ceramics, clay jars, or glasses. Just make sure you choose the one with an intricate design to make it look even special.

10. Wooden Coasters

Wooden Coasters
Wooden Coasters

Coasters are things that you can easily make from scratch. You can make ones from popsicles then spray-paint them with the color you want. Or you can buy plain wooden coasters from craft stores and customize them by painting or engraving them with symbols or quotes.

11. Crochet Wall Decor

Crochet Wall Decor
Crochet Wall Decor

Spruce up the home of your giftee with some handcrafted home decor. Crochet wall arts add a comfy and homey feel to any space. If you are new to this, there are many tutorials where they teach you how to do it step by step online.

12. Bead Bracelet

Bead Bracelet
Bead Bracelet

Bead bracelets are accessories that never go out of style. And, you can easily make one, plus you can choose which bead style and material to use for a more personalized touch.

13. Cement Planters 

Cement Planters 
Cement Planters 

These cement planters are the best gift you can give to a plant parent. A tip for you is to go with the tiny ones to be easier to achieve and quicker to dry up.  

14. Knitted Blankets 

Knitted Blankets 
Knitted Blankets 

Knitted blankets are perfect for cozy weather. However, if you are new to knitting and think a blanket is too big, you can opt to make a scarf instead. Both are excellent to keep your friend or family member warm.

15. Cloth-Covered Book

Cloth-Covered Book
Cloth-Covered Book

Gifting a DIY present to a booklover is not a problem if you buy her a book that she’ll like and make a customized cloth cover for it. You can do something detachable so the recipient can put it in another of her books.

16. Tie Dye Shirt 

Tie Dye Shirt 
Tie Dye Shirt 

Tie-dye shirts became a trend for the past few years, and the best thing about it is that it is fun to make. You can buy the best quality shirts or sweat pants and creatively tie them with yarn, and then pour in your dye mixture.

17. Christmas Wreath

Christmas Wreath
Christmas Wreath

Another thing to add to your Christmas DIY idea gifts is some handcrafted Christmas tree decors. You can dry up some citrus such as oranges and lemons, then put a string to it. Or, if you are really crafty, carve some wood and make some tiny Christmas accents.

18. Hand-Crafted Christmas Ornaments

Hand-Crafted Christmas Ornaments
Hand-Crafted Christmas Ornaments

Another thing to add to your Christmas DIY idea gifts is some handcrafted Christmas tree ornaments. You can dry up some citrus such as oranges and lemons, then put a string to it. Or, if you are really crafty, carve some wood and make some tiny Christmas accents.

19. Flowers In A Box

Flowers In A Box
Flowers In A Box

If you’re sending an anniversary or wedding gift, you need this bouquet to send your congratulations. You can stuff a box with a bunch of flowers of your choice. This might need a few craft materials and a bit of flower-arranging skill, but it will be so worth it.

We’re sure you can’t wait to try out one of these DIY ideas. And, if you are worried about your artistic skill, a bit of research about how to make DIY gift ideas is everywhere. So go on and make one now

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