Want to add some extra thought and love to your gift-giving this year? DIY Christmas gifts are the perfect solution. Yes, a Do-It-Yourself Gift… why not?!
This year has been full of unexpected curveballs, to say the least! So a lot of us may not have the same Christmas budgets that we are used to. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t ways around that!
After all, isn’t it the love and thought behind the gift that truly embodies the holiday spirit?
There are endless DIY ideas to choose from, and we know that can be overwhelming, so we sleuthed the internets and Pinterest boards to find the coolest DIY gifts that are sure to please!
Do you know someone who is seriously into skincare and all-natural ingredients? This is the gift for them! This scrub is packed with skin soothing and softening ingredients and will leave you smelling like a sugar cookie!
Aren't these just stunning? It looks like you paid top dollar for these beautiful evergreen candle holders, but surprisingly these are super budget-friendly! We recommend taking a trip to your local thrift store for some unique candleholder options!
Let's be real; we are all hella stressed! Sometimes it's tough even thinking about cooking. If you know someone that needs a little extra TLC, these amazing meal in a jar kits are a lifesaver!
They have delicious and hearty ingredients that are easy to cook. Add a bottle of wine, and maybe a CBD treat or two, and you have the ultimate care package/ Christmas gift that they are sure to appreciate!
These scented wax melts are gorgeous to look at and smell absolutely divine, with citrus peel, vanilla, and clove! You can also experiment with other scents and botanicals, like rosemary, mint, and ginger!
This year made plant moms and dad's out of all of us. We even dabbled in indoor gardening for our supply of fresh herbs! These garden markers are the perfect thoughtful gift to DIY if you know an at-home gardener or plant mom.
Reed diffusers serve a dual purpose. It refreshes and scents a room, and it also serves as a beautiful piece of home decor! Reed diffusers can get pretty pricey when grabbing them at the store, so here is a chance to impress while staying within your budget!
There’s still plenty of time to DIY these awesome gifts! Especially if you are worried about what your pockets are working with OR want to focus on the thoughts and feelings of the holidays…
Which DIY Christmas Gifts were your favorite? Do you have a few that you default to each year, that are hits with the family?
Mayra Mejia (She/Her) is a fat-positive, queer Salvadoran-American editor, writer, activist, and content creator. Passionate about fostering strong and inclusive body positive spaces, she founded PLUSH DMV, a DC-based fat-positive community.