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75 DIY Holiday Presents Your Friends and Family Won't Decide to Re-Gift

There's something for everyone on your list.

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You could do your gift shopping online, but even free prime shipping can't beat easy DIY projects. These homemade presents are as fun to make as they are to give, and they're guaranteed to be a total hit. Plus, you'll save some serious money in the process. Whether you put together a homemade spa-inspired gift set (which requires little crafting skills!) or use old nail polish to give plain planters a gorgeous marbleized look, you're sure to find something for everyone on your list. Once you've browsed the more than 60 ideas we've gathered here and prepared a few, make sure to check out our tips on how to wrap gifts—including oddly shaped ones!

tea cup candles
the craft patch
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Teacup Candles

The best part about these teacup candles? Once the candle is gone, the cup can be cleaned out and used for years to come!

Get the tutorial from The Craft Patch.

BUY NOW Teacups, $15

felt ball trivet
lia griffith
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Felt Ball Trivet

Give the avid cooker in your life one of these homemade felt ball trivets that they can break out for every dinner party.

Get the tutorial from Lia Griffith.

BUY NOW Felt Balls, $3

wood burned kitchen utensils
delia creates
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Wood Burned Kitchen Utensils

Spice up plain wood kitchen utensils with tiny details made using a wood burn tool pen or kit.

Get the tutorial from Delia Creates.

BUY NOW Wood Rolling Pin, $13

sweater for wine bottles
that's what che said
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Wine Bottle Sweater Sleeves

Grab your loved one's favorite wine, and wrap it in a cute homemade sweater sleeve for a cozy touch.

Get the tutorial from That's What Che Said.

BUY NOW Red Ribbon, $7

crafts unleashed
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Wine Cork Stoppers

If you want to stick with the wine theme, include a few wine cork stoppers, too. These DIY ones simply involve adding decorative knobs to wine corks.

Get the tutorial from Crafts Unleashed.

BUY NOW Wine Corks, $9

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Splatter Paint Bookends

The avid reader in your life will adore this set of splatter paint bookends made of concrete casts. Plus, they'll add a pop of color to any space.

Get the tutorial from A Beautiful Mess.

BUY NOW Bright Pink Paint, $1

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Mini House Wreath

If your loved one can't get enough holiday decor, make them this mini house wreath to display all season long.

Get the tutorial from Delia Creates.

BUY NOW White Wreath, $24

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Salt Shaker Displays

Trade in basic snow globes for these easy-to-make salt shaker holiday displays by Country Living. Bonus: They don't take up much shelf or counter space!

BUY NOW Salt Shakers, $18

fries ornaments
studio diy
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French Fry Ornaments

Have a friend who is obsessed with french fries? Help them display their love for the food with these homemade ornaments.

BUY NOW Hot Glue Gun, $12

chocolate truffles
uncommon goods
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Chocolate Truffle Kit

Instead of giving them a homemade gift, give them something they can actually DIY themselves! This deluxe DIY chocolate truffle-making kit from Uncommon Goods is an excellent option.

BUY NOW Chocolate Truffle Making Kit, $38

gift set
Sugar and Charm
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Bubble Bath Gift Set

Put together the cutest bubble bath gift set that even you'll be jealous of! Fill a box with chocolate, bath salts, a candle, and matches. And no bath is complete with a mini bottle of rosé!

Get the tutorial from Sugar and Charm.

BUY NOW Mediterranean Salt Soak, $6

tea tree
Thirsty for Tea
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Tea Tree

Turn packets of your loved one's favorite teas into a mini Christmas tree. It's essentially edible decor!

Get the tutorial from Thirsty for Tea.

BUY NOW Assorted Teas, $15

succulent box
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Succulent Box

This DIY is perfect for the plant lover in your life. Fill it with the cutest succulents you can find!

Get the tutorial from Burkatron.

BUY NOW Succulents, $26

A Beautiful Mess
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Custom Painted Dish Set

Channel your artistic abilities with this custom dish set DIY. Every time your loved one eats food off of it, they'll think of you!

Get the tutorial from A Beautiful Mess.

BUY NOW Paint Markers, $11

Life of a Modern Mom
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Reindeer Beer

Turn beer bottles into a festive reindeer display. Need a kid-friendly version? Use rootbeer!

Get the tutorial from Life of a Modern Mom.

BUY NOW Brown Pipe Cleaners, $10

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Fabric Covered Christmas Tree Ornaments

The color and pattern possibilities are endless. You can go the traditional route with red and green or use a pattern the gift receiver is sure to love.

Get the tutorial at Alice & Lois.

BUY NOW Modge Podge, $7

A Night Owl
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"For Your Mistletoes" Nail Kit

Give your loved one the gift of a spa-level pedicure in a jar. Fill it with holiday-themed polishes and scrubs for added flair.

Get the tutorial at A Night Owl.

BUY NOW Mason Jar, $6

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Pine-Scented Candles

Spoiler: These will make their house smell incredible! Plus, the striped wax is a stunning touch.

Get the tutorial at Sugar and Charm.

BUY NOW Soy Wax Chips, $34

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Holiday Snowflake Coasters

The weather outside is frightful, but the cocktails are so delightful. Make sure your friends and fam have something festive to set their drinks on with these.

Get the tutorial at Sugar and Charm.

BUY NOW White Pipe Cleaners, $4

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Clay Decanter

The prettiest way to store holiday booze is with a decorated decanter, of course!

Get the tutorial at Sugar & Cloth.

BUY NOW Air Dry Clay, $11

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Snow Globes

No matter where your friend lives, they can always have a winter wonderland with this DIY snow globe. It's perfect for those who live in warm states like Cali!

Get the tutorial at The Sweetest Occasion.

BUY NOW Mason Jar, $10

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Hot Cocoa Party Favors

Hand these out to all of your party guests—bonus points if you give them in Christmas-themed mugs.

Get the tutorial at The Crafted Life.

BUY NOW Test Tubes With Cork Stoppers, $15

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Animal Memo Holders

These quirky memo holders will steal the show on anyone's work or at-home desk.

Get the tutorial at Sugar & Cloth.

BUY NOW Alligator Clip, $6

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Paper Poinsettia Flowers

Everyone will be shocked these blooms are made out of paper.

Get the tutorial at The House That Lars Built.

BUY NOW Crepe Paper, $31

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Gingerbread Fudge

We'll eat gingerbread in literally any form. This is perfect to give anyone you know who loves a good sweet treat!

Get the recipe from Delish.

BUY NOW White Chocolate Chips, $4

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Christmas Tea Towels

You can design your own fabric, or use a pre-made option to craft these festive tea towels.

Get the tutorial at Tell Love and Party.

BUY NOW Cotton Twill Fabric, $15

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Stove Top Potpourri

Now it can smell like Christmas year-round! Fill a jar with everything from candy canes to cinnamon for an epic assortment of holiday scents.

Get the tutorial at Delia Creates.

BUY NOW Candy Canes, $13

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Watercolor Planters

Don't worry about buying lots of paint for this project. Old nail polish lends itself to creating that gorgeous marbleized look.

Get the tutorial at Woman's Day.

BUY NOW Essie Nail Polish, $8

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Peppermint Oreo Truffles

Peppermint + chocolate is forever our favorite holiday flavor combo.

Get the recipe from Delish.

BUY NOW Oreos, $11

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Candy Cane Sugar Scrub

We never thought to use candy canes in this way, and we are obsessed. Who wouldn't want to boast a minty fresh scent?

Get the tutorial at Sugar and Charm.

BUY NOW Candy Canes, $16

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