15 Super Sweet Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas

Before you run to that crowded mall consider trying out one of these DIY gift ideas.

If mall madness is giving you holiday anxiety, then a DIY holiday gift might be just the right thing for you. These homemade gift ideas are thoughtful, affordable and unique.

DIY Instagram Coaster

Turn those selfies and vacation trip pics into a one of a kind gift.

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A Sweet Gift for the Baker in Your Life

Bonus: This may be a gift that gives back to you 🙂

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Sharpie + Coffee Mug = Effortless Affordable Gift Idea

Take this idea a step further and consider adding a monogram for a personal touch.

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BBQ Spice Rubs

A spicy idea for the carnivore on your shopping list.

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DIY Coffee Cup Sleeve

For the person who can’t get going without their morning caffeine fix.

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DIY Mason Jar Candle

This gift idea is much easier to make than it looks!

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Bread in a Bottle

A sweet treat for less than $10. (Perfect for teachers and mail carriers!)

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Mani/Pedi in a Jar

This is a great gift to have on hand for unexpected guests who may stop by your home with gifts.

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Grooming Kit

After a long month of “Movember,” the man in your life will be thrilled to get this gift.

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S’mores Kit

Simple and Sweet.

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Chocolate and Candy Covered Pretzels

Wrap these up in a tall plastic bag and curly ribbons and you’ve got an instant hit.

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Popcorn Tin

Pack two kinds of homemade flavored popcorn in one bucket tin.

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Tea Time in a Jar

The recipient of this gift will feel like a celebri-tea (ugh, sorry couldn’t help myself)

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Homemade Hand Warmers

 This hot idea is perfect to add to a basket with a mug and some hot cocoa.

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Christmas Potpourri

This smells heavenly and looks beautiful.

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Lindsay is the the Director of Media Engagement for Coldwell Banker Real Estate and manages the brand’s media and social media department. She is also a licensed real estate professional. In 2017 & 2018, she was named a top 20 social influencer in the real estate industry in the annual Swanepoel 200 power rankings.

Lindsay lives in Livingston, NJ with her college sweetheart and now husband Joe and rwelcomed another Joe into her life as she became a mom in June 2016.

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