Need some EASY DIY Christmas gift ideas you can whip up last minute? Looking for DIY homemade Christmas gifts to make for family, friends, neighbors or co-workers? Well then you have to check out our no fail list of cheap and EASY homemade Christmas gift ideas for every person on your list! No mater what your DIY skill level is, we have something you can tackle quickly for nearly instant holiday gifts!
It’s the most magical time of the year…it’s also the busiest! I completely understand that the holiday struggle is REAL! Never fear….I have the BEST, EASIEST, DIY Christmas Gifts that you can make in mere minutes! Even if you’re looking for last minute handmade Christmas gift ideas you’ll find something on our list!
These handmade Christmas gift ideas are virtually universal! They work for friends, coworkers, neighbors, girlfriends, boyfriends, teachers, moms, dads, grandparents and well….the entire family.
We have food Christmas gift ideas, handmade gift ideas and printable gifts that are perfect for the last minute. Most important of all is that many of these homemade Christmas gifts are cheap and easy to produce in bulk for making many gifts at once.
So let’s get to the list so that you can get crackin’ on those easy DIY Christmas gift ideas!
DIY Snow Globe Photo Candle Gift + FREE PRINTABLE LABELS & TEMPLATES
Are you looking for homemade gifts for friends, girlfriends or mom? Want to make a heartfelt, meaningful unique DIY Christmas gift that is actually useful? Need a last minute Christmas gift you can assemble quickly?
This cute, DIY photo gift really exemplifies all of these things. There are personal touches everywhere…from the personalized photo inside the snow globe to the personalized message (you can create) on the candle itself. This handmade Christmas gift idea includes all the FREE printable candle labels and photo templates needed to make this gift at home.
FREE Printable Monogram Wall Art
So we’re starting out this list with probably the EASIEST DIY Christmas gift idea. It’s these FREE printable Christmas themed monogram wall art pieces. You can print out the initial(s) of your giftee or spell something Christmassy like JOY or NOEL. Simply place the monograms into purchased wall art frames and BLAM-O instant Christmas gifts in the minute or two it takes to print!
If you’re feeling extra crafty you can print these monograms onto t-shirt transfers and iron them on to virtually ANYTHING for an instant personalized gift! The post details how you can do all of these things so don’t miss it!
Whiskey Infused Maple Syrup Gift in a Jar + FREE Printable Gift Tag
If you have any dads, grandpas, brothers, boyfriends, guy friends or family men on your DIY Christmas gift making list I highly encourage you to check out this next DIY gift! I’m tellin’ ya’….every guy would love to get THIS gift!
This is a food gift but it’s super easy to whip up last minute with just a few ingredients (many of which may already be hanging around your house). This DIY gift also comes with a super cute FREE printable gift tag that you can use to label your gift.
The whole thing looks super classy! The recipe doubles or triples easily so you can make large batches and knock several people off your list. When I tried this recipe it changed breakfast forever….I can’t even stomach normal syrup! I don’t say this often but this recipe is seriously LIFE changing!
Spiced Apple Cider Mix in a Jar + FREE Printable Gift Tag
This is one of my FAVORITE teacher, neighbor, coworker or friends easy DIY Christmas gift ideas! IT’S SOOOO CHEAP TO MAKE and it’s SO easy to whip up on the fly! With just a few dry ingredients (that you probably already have in your pantry) you’ll have a great last minute gift. It even comes with FREE printable gift labels to make the whole gift look like it took all day! The recipe doubles or even triples so you can make a ton of these at once!
Air Dry Clay Christmas Ornament +FREE TEMPLATES
The sky is the limit with air dry clay! You can make ANYTHING out of it! Including fun, retro, nostalgic DIY Christmas ornaments like this Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cake! Anyone who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s will remember these delicious little cakes that roll around every holiday season. FREE printable templates are included to make this handmade Christmas ornament a snap!
Easy Oreo Cookie Truffles
If you’re looking for an elegant but EASY DIY Christmas gift ideas you should definitely check out our next idea! These Oreo cookie truffles NO BAKE and only have 3 ingredients! It’ll take more time time than some of the other gifts we’ve listed above BUT one batch makes 40-50 truffles which means you can knock out several gifts at once.
Just look how BEAUTIFUL and ELEGANT these truffles are! With the detailed step by step tutorial from a pro baker you’ll totally crush this DIY gift! I make this recipe for every holiday and they are the first holiday dish to be completely decimated! You CAN’T go wrong with this one!
Santa-tizer DIY Gifts +FREE PRINTABLE LABELS
Are you looking for an inexpensive, EASY DIY gift idea for a teacher, neighbor, co-worker or delivery person? This might be just the small, thoughtful gift you need! With the FREE printable Santa-tizer labels you can whip up a homemade Christmas gift in minutes! Everyone LOVES those yummy smelling hand sanitizer & hand soap bottles from Bath and Body Works…with just a ribbon and a label you can create a thoughtful homemade Christmas gift!
15 Minute DIY Envelope Pillow Cover +FREE TEMPLATES
If you’re a bit of a sewer….and even if your not…you can make this VERY easy DIY envelope pillow cover from a single piece of fabric! Use your creativity and use patterns and colors that you know your giftee will love!
This DIY handmade Christmas gift is so easy you’ll be making pillows for every reason and every season. This tutorial is EXTREMELY detailed and includes free printable templates. This example uses ticking with a felt swiss cross applique but you could substitute any fabric for any theme you’re trying to convey. I’m not kidding, literally anyone with a sewing machine could sew these pillows in a matter of minutes which makes it one of our favorites on the list.
DIY Seed Packet Gifts Using Store Bought Seed Mixes
This another one of my favorite teacher, neighbor, coworker or friends easy DIY Christmas gift ideas! IT’S SOOOO CHEAP TO MAKE and you can make a ton of these gifts at once. Using really inexpensive seed envelopes and bulk seed mixes that you can purchase online you can make some pretty thoughtful (and cheap/easy DIY gifts). You can decorate your seed envelopes so many different ways!
Labeled Cookie Jar Filled With Delicious Cookies
This is another quick and easy gift! Just print out the FREE “cookies” label onto white vinyl self adhesive sticker paper or clear self adhesive sticker paper (so any future food splatter can be easy cleaned). Affix the printed “cookies” label to a glass canister and fill the canister with homemade or store bought cookies! After the gifted cookies are all gone your giftee will have this sweet little jar to store future cookies! These labels are FREE to download and they come in 5 different fonts.
Photo or Jewelry Display Frame
This is a super easy DIY gift project that uses a basic frame, chicken wire (or hardware cloth for a more modern look) and an old grain sack (note: there are tons of replica grain sacks and grain sack towels available on Amazon).
It assembles in just a few minutes using tools you most likely have around the house. This is a unique gift that could be used to display photos, jewelry or as an inspiration board. This is certainly a rustic, farmhouse example but you could leave the grain sack off completely or substitute it with something more appropriate for your giftee.
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I hope you enjoyed our EASY DIY Christmas gift ideas list. We think there’s something for everyone on your list….and a gift for every makers skill level! Make sure that you PIN THIS to your Christmas boards on Pinterest so you can refer back to it whenever you need to!
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