25+ Easy DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Family & Friends

From ‘Polka Dot Gold Mugs’ to ‘Candy Cane Hearts’ and ‘Hot Cocoa Christmas Ornaments’ to ‘Cozy Slippers Gift Baskets’ check out the only list of DIY’s you’ll need for the perfect Christmas gift for your family and friends! And not only are these inexpensive Christmas gifts easy to make – they’re all the kind of gifts most people would actually want! We’ve also added a few inexpensive top selling items you can buy online that your family are sure to love!

1. Cozy Slippers Gift Basket

Cozy Slippers Gift Basket
For the lady who loves to lounge these cozy soft slipper gift is stuffed with treats like ferrero rocher sweets, nail polish so her toenails look great in the slippers and an eos lip balm.
Tutorial Cozy Slippers Gift Basket

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2. Water Marble Mugs with Only 2 Ingredients

Water Marble Mugs with Only 2 Ingredients
Make them a really special mug by dropping two different colored nail polishes into a basin of water and swirling the mug around it.
Tutorial Water Marble Mugs with Only 2 Ingredients


3. Christmas Personality Care Packages

Christmas Personality Care Packages
Fill a jar with a bunch of their favorite things such as a gift card for their favorite store and makeup items.
Tutorial Christmas Personality Care Packages


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4. Christmas Unicorn Sweater

Christmas Unicorn Sweater
Make an on trend unicorn sweater for next to nothing by up-cycling their sweater with an iron on patch of a unicorn.
Tutorial Christmas Unicorn Sweater


5. Polka Dot Gold Mug

Polka Dot Gold Mug
This cute mug is made for about $3 with a dollar store mug, and oil based sharpie markers which are used to make the fun polka dots.
Tutorial Polka Dot Gold Mug


6. Coffee Basket

Coffee Basket
For the coffee addict in your life make them a hamper with all things caffeine themed such as a gift card for Starbucks, coffee mugs and coffee beans.
Tutorial Coffee Basket


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7. Personalized Makeup Bag

Personalized Makeup Bag
Every girl will love receiving this makeup bag chock-full of her favorite cosmetics and some candy canes as an added festive effect.
Tutorial Personalized Makeup Bag


8. Candy Cane Hearts

Candy Cane Hearts
To make these adorable hearts, pop lollipop sticks onto parchment paper and place mini candy canes at the top in heart shapes and bake for 3 minutes. Then add some melted white chocolate.
Tutorial Candy Cane Hearts


9. Glowing Photo Luminaries

Glowing Photo Luminaries
Light their life up with this super easy to make photo luminary. You’ll need glass jars, photos and double-sided tape to recreate.
Tutorial Glowing Photo Luminaries


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10. Cookie Mix in a Jar

Cookie Mix in a Jar
Turn them into a baker with this yummy cookie mix. Supplies needed include quick cooking oats, flour, sugar, craisins and white chocolate chips. Combine in the jar and finish with a festive label.
Tutorial Cookie Mix in a Jar


11. Pamper Package

Pamper Package
Fill a basket with all the goodies they need to pamper themselves including face masks, body cream and a relaxing candle.
Tutorial Pamper Package


12. Holiday Gift Sharpie Mugs

Holiday Gift Sharpie Mugs
Turn a mug into art work by drawing your design on the mug with sharpie paint markers and baking it in the oven for half an hour.
Tutorial Holiday Gift Sharpie Mugs


13. Peppermint Hot Chocolate Mocha Spoons

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Mocha Spoons
For a delicious hot chocolate stirrer melt some chocolate and stir peppermint extract in, then pour into an ice cube tray, sprinkle with crushed candy cane pieces and pop in the fridge to harden.
Tutorial Peppermint Hot Chocolate Mocha Spoons


14. Snowman Wrapped Candy Gifts

Snowman Wrapped Candy Gifts
Turn a bar of chocolate into a cute snowman with some white paper, scrap knit fabric and hot glue.
Tutorial Snowman Wrapped Candy Gifts


15. Sharpie Christmas Glasses

Sharpie Christmas Glasses
These festive glasses are made by making pretty designs on the glass with sharpie paint markers – so you can get as creative as you like with them.
Tutorial Sharpie Christmas Glasses


16. Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments

Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments
To make these ornaments – you’ll need instant hot chocolate mix, mini marshmallows, mini chocolate chips and clear plastic fillable ornaments.
Tutorial Hot Cocoa Mix Ornaments


17. Cup of Cheer Personalized Mugs

Cup of Cheer Personalized Mugs
Bring the cheer to their home with these festive mugs which are made with red, green and black sharpie markers.
Tutorial Cup of Cheer Personalized Mugs


18. DIY Crochet Scrabble Tile Coasters

DIY Crochet Scrabble Tile Coasters
These crochet themed coasters couldn’t be easier to make with some scrabble tiles, cork board and Mod Podge.
Tutorial DIY Crochet Scrabble Tile Coasters


19. Glass Etched Votive Candle Holders

Glass Etched Votive Candle Holders
You’ll need a glass votive candle holder, armour etch, painter’s tape and a paint brush to make these etched candle holders.
Tutorial Glass Etched Votive Candle Holders


20. Homemade Poppyseed Citrus Soap Bars

Homemade Poppyseed Citrus Soap Bars
Purchase some soap base from your local craft store, a soap mold and some essential oils to make these pretty and decorative soaps.
Tutorial Homemade Poppyseed Citrus Soap Bars