Handmade Gift Ideas

Gifts · Holidays · December 7, 2016

20+ Handmade Gift Ideas - a roundup of awesome gift ideas that you can easily make yourself! See it on { lilluna.com }

I love gift giving, and I especially love making gifts for friends, family and neighbors. Yes, most of these gifts tend to be baked goods, but I also like to get crafty and whip up some custom gifts for those I love most. 😉 I agree that sometimes it’s easier to just buy something, but I can’t buy something for ALL the people I want to gift things too. It just gets to expensive. I also feel like handmade gifts are appreciated more and also show just how much you care for another person, so that’s why I like to give them. If you are the same, I’ve rounded up some of my current favorite handmade gift ideas that I thought you’d like to use for some of your gifting inspiration this year. I do this round up each year, but with so many creations floating around the blogosphere, I like to share some of the ones that were made this year or were hidden gems from years past. Some of these gift ideas range from $5 – $10 to make, but they look like they cost a ton more, which is always a bonus, right?! I’m especially loving the hanging garden because I know I’d love that for some fresh herbs for my cooking!!

Here are some of my favorite Handmade Gift Ideas for 2016…




New Sew DIY Fabric Wreath from Beauty and Bedlam


Handmade Wreath from The Crafted Sparrow


DIY Hanging Garden from Crafts Unleashed


Homemade Lemon Soap from A Pumpkin & A Princess


Vintage Yard Stick Photo and Wall Art Holder from She’s Crafty


DIY Chalk and Eraser Holder from The Turquoise Home


DIY Shimmer Lip Gloss from A Pumpkin & A Princess


DIY Brass Himmeli Hanger from I Spy DIY


Super Simple XL Chalkboard from Eighteen25


DIY Lemon Beeswax Candle from A Pumpkin & A Princess


DIY Painted Totes from Freutcake


DIY Foam Cactus Sign from The Crafted Sparrow


DIY Faux Wood Succulent Wreath from The Crafted Sparrow


Cute Personalized Door Mat from DIY Candy


DIY Hanging Jewelry Organizer from Cupcakes and Crinoline

For even more inexpensive handmade gift ideas, check out:

50+ Inexpensive Handmade Gifts for you to be inspired by this holiday season. So many great DIY gifts for friends, neighbors, and family!

50+ Inexpensive Handmade Gifts

50+ Handmade Gift Ideas that can all be made for under $2!!! Check out this great list of DIY gifts that are inexpensive, cute and perfect for saving money this holiday season.

50+ DIY Gifts Under $2

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Alice Clover

Hello Kristyn

I like your handmade gift ideas. The handmade gift will give you great opportunities to turn your ideas into great masterpieces. There is no limit for imagination. Similarly, there is no limit to the number of handmade gift ideas that you will generate so that you can fill the occasion in an appropriate way. The personal touch that you give in the preparation of various kinds of gifts will make a great difference in your life. The relationship will grow further with the presentation of the most appropriate gift based on the theme and occasion. The gift items that you will prepare through handmade gift ideas are cost effective and you can win the heart of the person to whom you are presenting.

I wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.

    Lil' Luna

    Thank you so much Alice!! I couldn’t agree more with you! Handmade gifts are the best!! Thank you for sharing that and of course for stopping by!!

Dan Chabert

That personalized door mat is a great idea. Pretty simple but very useful.

    Lil' Luna

    I agree 🙂 Those gifts are the best. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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