Updated November 1, 2022
We compiled the ultimate list of the absolute best DIY gift ideas for all ages and budgets.
Many of these gift ideas can easily be made by kids but look store bought, some cost nothing to make. We included a lot that people will actually use or remember.
These are ideas we have used and continue to use through out the gift giving year and can be altered to fit your taste.
So prepare to check off everyone on your list and keep checking back because we add more ideas all the time.
We organized it into individual posts. You can find the links and photos below.
Boyfriend, Husband, or Crush DIY Gifts
This is our ultimate sweethearts post with a ton of quick and easy memorable surprises. You can expect to find:
- Man bouquets and cakes
- Messages of love
- Fun and thoughtful surprises that cost nothing
- Themed baskets
- Candy and liquor gift ideas
- LDR (long distance relationship) gift ideas
- 5 senses themed gift ideas
- Plenty of puns
Here is the link : DIY Sweethearts Gifts
Father and Grandpa DIY Gifts
This post has darling and creative DIY keepsakes that kids and adults of all ages can make for Dad or Grandpa. Some of them are so heart felt they’ll give him the feels. From woodwork to personalized tools, custom ties to cufflinks, remote control holder to cellphone stand(made of winecorks!)..you’ll find something for every dad.
Here is the link : DIY Father and Grandpa Gifts
DIY Gifts for Moms, Women, and Girls
There is NO doubt in our minds that you’ll find something in this post. This must see DIY gift list is great for any woman in your life. Sisters, Aunts, Moms, BFFs, Grandmas, and even Teachers will love these.
It’s full of the best gift basket ideas, DIY jewelry, gorgeous flower pot crafts, bookworm gifts, photo keepsakes, mugs, candles, candy ideas and more!
A lot of these gifts are easy enough for kids to make but pretty enough for any adult to admire.
Here is the link : DIY Gifts for Her
The touching photo gifts above were all made using dollar store items and take mere minutes to do! You can find the tutorials by clicking here!
DIY Gifts for Christmas Lovers
If you know someone who loves everything Christmas then these two posts are just for you. They’re the ultimate in super easy but crazy beautiful DIY Christmas gifts that’ll make ANY space look like a Hallmark card.
The above is 100+ gorgeous DIY ornament ideas that are easy enough for kids to make….but look store bought. You can find an ornament idea for just about anyone from friends and family to even teachers!
You’ll want to forgo the gingerbread house making party this year and throw an ornament making party instead!
Here’s the link: Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments That Look Store Bought
The above post not only helps you easily deck your home out for Christmas on the cheap but offers some really beautiful gifts you can make in the process.
From the easiest scented pinecone trees, to expensive looking Christmas trees made out of cardstock, and Christmas canisters made out of household items, most of them are ridiculously cheap, easy, and utilize items you already have around the house.
We’ve seen these items sold in stores for a lot of money. Find them all here: Easy DIY Christmas Decor Ideas that Look Store Bought
It’s no secret that crochet was all over the runways this past year. Fashion wise it’s a hot item but it also makes some adorable gifts for everyone.
We made this list of the best adorable, beautiful, and useful crochet gifts with FREE PATTERNS. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced there is something here for you to make, and if you don’t crochet you’ll definitely want to beg Grandma for them.
You can find them all here: The Best DIY Crochet Gifts
Christmas Dessert DIY Gift Ideas
Everybody gives candy, fudge, and cookies that you can buy at any store but how about making something you can’t find at your local bakery or supermarket?
This first post has two cookie recipes that are not only melt in your mouth delicious but historic. They are most likely what the real Santa Claus ate.
We guarantee many of your friends haven’t tried these yet! They’ll score you brownie points with Santa.
Get the recipes here: Two Ancient Cookies, The Real Santa Most Likely Ate.
Try making spirits bright this Christmas by adding some to the fudge. These fudge recipes are super easy, and only 3 ingredient! They aren’t your average boring fudge recipes. You can easily customize them to add nuts or anything you want, they’ll make a memorable gift.
Get the recipes here: Christmas “Spirit” Fudges
Put the above treats in these SUPER easy DIY hard candy platters and you’re all set!
Best Store Bought Gifts
For the best store bought ideas to fill your gift baskets we have the ultimate lists of practical and useful gifts for every budget. They range from items that’ll keep them warm, to electronics, gifts for wine lovers and even gifts that’ll make them live longer!
The first list is a gift guide you’ll use all year round. It has the best gifts that friends and family will use forever!
Get the gift list here: The Gift Guide You’ll Use Forever
The second list has gift ideas that’ll keep your loved ones healthy for longer. Who doesn’t want that?
Get the gift list here: 10 Gift Ideas That’ll Help Anyone Live Longer
Gift Baskets For ALL
If gift baskets are your thing you HAVE to see this list of the absolute best gift baskets for everyone on your list and EVERY budget.
From boyfriends to Dads to moms to kids to neighbors to teachers to classes to coworkers…there isn’t one person or occasion you won’t find a gift basket for.
We hope you enjoyed this ultimate guide to DIY gifts that you can use for Christmas and year round. We’re sure you’ve found atleast one useful idea. If you have any you’d like to share feel free to leave them in the comments or contact us!
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