Guide to Homemade Gifts

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Stop stressing over the perfect gift choice for your friends and family—especially when shopping for someone who seems to have everything. Create unique, special items that are functional and fun. Plus, there’s nothing quite like a handmade gift! Stuck for an idea? We’ve rounded up some of our best do-it-yourself and craft projects to help you make the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list.

For the Foodie

Garlic Oil Infusion

Enjoy the plethora of garlic’s health benefits and add flavor with this infused oil.
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Crocheted Potholders

Transform old cotton clothing into useful, DIY potholders that add personality to any kitchen.
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DIY Produce Bin

This simple, handy produce cupboard frees up shelf space while beautifully displaying fresh produce.
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For the Beauty Guru

Cosmetics Chemistry Kit

Our DIY natural cosmetics kit is easy to customize to anyone’s beauty needs.
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Lavender-Jojoba Body Polish

Lavender-jojoba body polish, made with sugar, leaves skin feeling refreshed and luxurious.
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Homemade Soap

Craft unique, beautiful and wonderfully scented soap with all-natural ingredients.
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For the Home Décor Obsessed

Handmade Woven Rug

Fill your loved ones home with warm, fuzzy feelings with this handmade rug.
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Custom Reed Diffuser

Unlock the power of essential oils with this simple diffuser.
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Log End Tables

Turn old trees into simple, beautiful end tables with this woodworking project even a novice can complete!
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Gifts for Anyone

Hand-Dyed Socks

Use natural dyes to create fun, funky socks that are appropriate for all ages.
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DIY Terrarium Design

Showcase natural elements. greenery and repurposed vessels as simple, stylish terrariums.
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DIY Hand Warmers

Help someone keep the cold at bay with these cozy, pocket-sized gifts.
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More DIY Gift Resources

Deliver stunning packages and get the whole family involved in creating beautiful, handmade gifts with these ideas.

+ DIY Gift Box

+ Green Wrapping Paper Alternatives

+ Teach Kids to Knit: Beginner Knitting Projects

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