Over the years, we’ve shared some really simple DIY Christmas gifts that make a big impact for family and friends — perfect for any last-minute gifting you may need to do in the next week before Christmas. Today we’re sharing 5 DIY Christmas Gifts you can easily put together, both on a budget and on a whim! We hope these gifts inspire thoughtfulness this Christmas season!
1. Homemade Gingerbread Loaves
Go the homemade route with some kind of wonderful bread they can eat for breakfast — everyone loves a quick and easy breakfast they don’t have to worry about. This Spiced Gingerbread Loaf from Joy + Oliver is adorable and perfect for neighbors, too! Any gift looks special when it’s in a pretty container and tied with a pretty ribbon and Tiny Tag Co. gift tag. These festive wooden loaf pans are so cute, as are these from Target!
2. Assorted Cookie Box Gift
Another good option if you love to bake (or buy!) cookies: Our Holiday Cookie Box! Make batches of several types of cookies and then split up between boxes to take to school admins, elderly neighbors, and family friends. Grab cute boxes at your local craft store or these from Target would be so cute!
3. DIY Old Fashioned Gift Set
Looking for something to gift your boss or a close family friend? Try this Old Fashioned Cocktail Gift! A few simple supplies and a nice bottle of bourbon are all you need for this gift that makes a big impact.
4. Holiday Ranch Water Gift
One of the most popular DIY gifts we’ve shared is our Holiday Ranch Water Gift! Festive cups, napkins, and a printable recipe card make gifting this a breeze — and a fantastic hostess gift! You can make individual versions by breaking up the cups and using mini sized bottles!
5. Paper Plate & Napkin Gift Set
And, finally, a super easy DIY idea. Grab festive paper plates and napkins and put together for a super cute and helpful gift this time of year! Budget -friendly, too. These plates are from Caspari which you can find on Amazon. Add an Uber Eats gift card for a little extra!
Be sure to visit our Holiday Gift Guide for more gift ideas!