DIY Handmade Holiday Gift Guide

I may receive compensation from links on this site. See my disclosure policy.

Want to have the best holiday season ever? Plan it. Buy it. Make it. Wrap it. And you’ve got it made! Here are some of my ideas for planning and gifting this holiday season.

Plan it.

This year seems like it has just flown by and I can’t believe that Thanksgiving and the biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday – are next week! If you aren’t quite ready, you can at least start planning with a few kindle ebooks available from Amazon. (Don’t own a Kindle? Download the free Kindle App.)

DIY Christmas - Ideas and Recipes for Planning the Perfect Holiday

1. Christmas Ideas: Simplify your holiday season, create as stress free Christmas with simple Christmas planning tips and ideas (A Christmas Ideas Book) | 2. Lip-Smackin’ Holiday Cocktail Recipes: Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years Cocktails | 3. Magical Christmas Cupcakes | 4. 25 Festive Smoothies, Shakes and More (Food Matters) Not Pictured: 5. Dot’s Secret Little “What to do with Leftover Turkey” Cookbook | 6. Cookie Exchange: Hosting the Perfect Party | 7. How to Roast a Turkey in 10 Easy Steps (Worth a Damn Food Recipe Collection) | 8. 51 Sumptuous Thanksgiving Recipes (Chef’s Choice Recipes)

Buy it.

Looking for gift ideas that suit just about everyone? Save time by shopping online for these amazing homemade gift ideas that are sure to please. They are perfectly sized for stocking stuffer gifts or as gift basket fillers.

Edible Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas - Holiday Christmas Gift Guide

1. Gourmet Popcorn Seasonings from Dell Cove Spice Company | 2. Spicy Jalapeno Dill Pickles from Copper Pot and Wooden Spoon | 3. Christmas Tree Shaped Sugar Cubes from Wishingwell Art and Gifts| 4. Fig Jam with Walnuts and Honey from Lemon Bird | 5. Hand Painted Queen Anne’s Lace Ceramic Mugs from Sylwia Glass Art | 6. Vanilla Bean Lemon Hibiscus Organic Loose Leaf White Tea from TeaParTee | 7. Cranberry Walnut Fudge from Edmonds Fudge | 8. Sock Monkey Decorated Sugar Cookies from Sugar Lane Bakeshop

Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas - Unique Holiday Gifts and Stocking Stuffers

1. “Tourist” iPhone Case No.1 from hine | 2. Men’s Fender Strat Guitar Wallet from Fullmoonn | 3. 2013 Mini Doodle Desk Calendar from Lemonade Paperie | 4. Wrap Around Fox Ring from Welded Heart | 5. Polaroid Camera and Custom Photo Cookies Gift Box from Manjar | 6. Reaching the Stars Yellow Knitting Yarn Bowl from karoArt | 7. Women’s Crochet Ear Warmer Headband with Teal Bows from Garden & Sea  | 8. Sleeping Fox with Two Kisses Tea Bag Holder from Kim’s Little Monsters

Make it.

Want to make your Christmas gifts this holiday season? Following are a few fun and creative handmade gift ideas that you can make yourself. Grab a kit and get crafty! Or just gift the kit for a perfect gift for the DIY-er!

DIY Craft Kits for Making Your Own Handmade Gifts for the Holidays

1. Loopy Scarf Learn to Knit Kit for Kids from Knit Knit | 2. Martha Stewart Crafts Heirloom Crafter’s Clay Starter Kit | 3. DIY Make Your Own Lavender Heart Craft Kit from Raindrop Chart and Rampant Onion | 4. Handmade Daisy Lariat Knitting Kit from Ohmayzee | 5. Make Your Own Kitten Toy Craft Kit from Cupcakes for Clara | 6. Creativity for Kids Petite Sweets Soap Kit | 7. Beeswax Candle Rolling Kit with Decorating Ideas, in Pastel Colors | 8. Artterro Wire and Bead Art Kit

Wrap it.

Make your gifts a sight to behold with the prettiest packaging ever. From gift wrap kits to printable papers and tags, we’ve got you covered!

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas and Free Printable Gift Wrap and Tags

1. Mini Gift Wrap Kit from Thurston Post | 2. Urban Printable Holiday Gift Wrap from Ellinee Journal | 3. DIY Fringe Gift Tags from WhimseyBox | 4. Red Chevron Premium Wrapping Paper from PaperJacks | 5. Totem Double Sided Gift Wrap from Summersville | 6. Printable Holiday Gift Tags from Inside A Black Apple | 7. Silhouette Doilies Kraft Gift Wrap Kit from Love Paper Love | 8. DIY Stitched Holiday Gift Tags from Miniature Rhino

Still need more ideas? Check out my other Holiday Gift Guides and Christmas Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas along with these great boards on Pinterest: Pretty Packaging, Printables, Unique DIY Christmas Gift Ideas, Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas, Holiday Home Decorating, and DIY Stocking Stuffer Sized Christmas Gifts for a Happy Handmade Holiday.

About Rebecca D. Dillon

Rebecca D. Dillon is a soapmaker, DIY-er and blogger whose life is controlled daily by a dachshund. You can learn more about Rebecca by checking out her bio. Or discover more great skin care & beauty recipes by subscribing to Soap Deli News blog via email.