Christmas is the season to be jolly. And what better way to make your Christmas a success than to make your own crafts and gifts. That’s right! Here is a good list of ten wonderful DIY Christmas Gift Ideas, decorations, and snacks that everyone is sure to enjoy. We are here to help you make great decorative items that anyone can make and that you can give as gifts to friends and family or maybe use it in your own home for the Christmas season.
In the list, there is something for everyone: ornaments you can hang on a tree, items to light up your early morning and festive evening, snacks and candies to sweeten up your day, decorations for around the home and even an indoor snowman sculpture. Whether you like one or another, these DIY Christmas Gift Ideas are not only beautiful but also practical, useful and some are even delicious. The materials needed to make these gifts are often common and are likely already in the home stored in a pantry, attic or garage. There is nothing like sharing the experience of making creative gifts at home with family and friends and then giving and using those gifts with even more family and friends. Everyone will certainly have a jolly and merry Christmas celebration experience!
10 DIY Christmas Gift Ideas
1. Cookie MIX in a Jar
Prepare a pre-measured cookie mix for your cookie lover family members or friends who don’t want to take the hassle of preparing.
Keeping flour, baking soda and salt mixture at the base, make a layer of chocolate chips, brown sugar, granulated sugar pressing firmly after each layer. Decorate the jar with nice ribbons and give it to your loved ones.
2. Hot Cocoa MIX Ornament for Christmas Tree
Try these easy and delicious ornaments that will decorate your tree, as well as your guests, can enjoy.
This will bring a smile to anyone who loves chocolate. You can fill it with peppermint chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate or anything. He/she will be happy to get a nice ornament after finishing the chocolate.
3. Gingerbread Mug Topper Cookies
Use this little edible gingerbread house to perch onto the rims of mugs with a festive touch for the dressing of your drinks or coffee for your guests.
You will need a mini gingerbed house cookie cutter, piping bags, decorating nozzle, powdered suger, meringue powder, no taste icing color, etc.
You will need royal icing to assemble the house walls and use roof toppings according to your taste- royal icing or just sprinkled suger, classic sprinkles, miniature candy-coated chocolate drops, large flaked coconut.
It may need a lot of time but your guests will be amazed to have such cute toppers on their cups.
4.Jingle Bells Shadow Box
A fun christmas craft with a shadow box and patterned paper, glass, vinyl and a lot of jingle bells. Cut your chosen phrase in vinyl and place it on the shadow box frame and load it with as many jingle bells as you want.
5. Paper Snowflakes
A nice idea to help your parents or elder ones to decorate Christmas trees. Or, if you want to keep the little ones busy and sit in one place in the extremely busy last moments of preparation, learn them to do these. You will need nothing but paper (normal or fancy) and scissors.
6. Candy Sleigh
This pyramid shaped candy bar sleigh will bring a smile to any chocolate lovers. Keeping a kitkat on the base and gluing candy canes onto it place candy bars with glue to make a pyramid shape. Wrap a ribbon around your mini sleigh to make it more attractive.
7. Plastic Cup Snowman
This can be a good solution when you want to include a snowman for Christmas indoor decoration. This attractive snowman made from white plastic cups will deceive your guests’ eyes for the real icy snowman.
You will need a glue gun, colored paper, a little creative flair. Stapling the plastic cups one after another making a circle create two spheres and staple them together. One is for the face and other for the body of the snowman.
As it is made without snow, you will not need necessarily cold weather.
8. Edible Peppermint Ornaments for Christmas Tree
Peppermint always brings a festive flavor. These melted peppermints in cookie cutters can be nice ornaments for your Christmas tree or fun gifts for friends and neighbours and relatives. You will have to spend just a dollar per bag of peppermints for dozens of ornaments. You can also use those as the toppers for cupcakes or brownies.
Engage your kids in this fun project when they are trying to take part in the Christmas preparation.
9. Decorative Yarn Balls
Another fun project to do with your intrusive kids. A ton of decorative and colorful yarn balls in a few bucks for your tree to bring some more color to your indoor. You will need only a bag full of ballon, yarn, white craft glue, glitters (optional).
If you want, you can use only white yarn and some glitter to hang a lot of snowballs from your tree.
10. Diy Candles From Unused Crayons
Don’t toss your child’s unused crayons to the bin. You can make colorful and attractive mini candles using wax and crayons. You will need wax, old crayons, candlewick, glass cups, and paper cups.
You can use Crisco shortening if your crayon pieces do not fill the glass cups. So, light up your Christmas eve with these colorful crayon candles and keep your mischievous kids busy in doing something themselves.
11. Diy Little Snow Globe in a Mason Jar
Another easy and inexpensive DIY project to help your short budget this ChristmasThis little snow globe in the mason jar will make your receiver nostalgic. You will only need a mason jar, a figurine, a bit of epoxy, distilled water, tinsel glitter and a drop of glycerin to create this amazing snow globe.
12. Diy Greenhouse From Photo Frames
Create a lovely greenhouse for your tree-lover loved ones to keep their orchids and other plants.
With lightweight photo frame glasses and hot glue easily make one. You have to literally do nothing but glue one photo frame onto another to construct a house.
So, don’t hesitate if your budget is tight this Christmas. Try these easy and creative DIY projects. Personalize your gifts blending with your creativity and effort to make your loved ones happier and to enjoy some more family time while working together on these fun projects.
These are the 10 DIY Christmas Gift Ideas, hope it helps.