What to do when you want to give a gift that no one else can give your special someone? Make it handmade of course! These 60 plus (and growing) handmade gift ideas are the perfect way to show someone that you care this holiday season. With all these handmade gift ideas and DIYs you’ll be able to make a little something for everyone on your list.
Homemade Bath and Beauty Gifts
Here are all the printables that are part of the Santa’s Spa pack.
This scrumptious brown sugar foot scrub is perfect relief for tired holiday feet. Comes with a free printable too! Get the recipe and printable here.
These easy to make bath bombs are perfect for neighbor and office gifts ( plus you can keep a few for yourself to de-stress from the holidays! Get the tutorial here.
This lotion is great for keeping hands soft during all the holiday rush. Get the free recipe and tutorial here.
Learn how to make this fun foaming soap with this simple recipe and free printable. Get the tutorial here.
Holiday Body Cream
This body cream is thick moisturizing and easy to make! Get the free recipe and printable here.
This easy to make lip gloss is a great ( and inexpensive) gift you can make for several friends. Get the recipe and tutorial here.
Handmade Christmas Ornaments
This adorable felt elf can be an ornament or a cute hair clip for the holidays! Get the free pattern and tutorial here.
Little DIY Trinkets
This sweet notebook is fun to decorate and makes a great hostess gift or stocking stuffer. Get the DIY here.
This handmade leather journal is a wonderful and personal gift. Get the full tutorial here.
This gift bag is the perfect wrap for a hostess gift. Get the tutorial here.
This little bookmark is easy to make and a sweet and simple gift for the bookworm in your life. Get the tutorial here.
This easy to make cover is a great way to bring a mason jar gift. You can get the tutorial here.
Can’t draw but want to make a sharpie mug? Here’s my secret hack complete with templates so you can make one! Get the tutorial.
This sweet hand warmers use up cycled sweaters for a economical and heartfelt easy tutorial. Get the tutorial here.
This rice pack can work as across the shoulders or wrap around the feet. Get the video tutorial here.
Handmade Gift Ideas for 18″ Doll Lovers
This pocket tee shirt is perfect for Dolly’s outfits complete. Get the tutorial and pattern here.
This cute skirt is perfect for layering and changing up dolly’s outfits. Get the pattern here.
This fringe purse is adorable perfect for keeping dolly’s small treasures in. Get the tutorial here.
This is perfect for dolly in winter. Plus the simple instructions and free pattern will help you make this adorable coat. Get them here.
These cute leggings are great under tops and skirts. Get the free pattern here.
This cardigan is fashionable and easy to make with this free pattern and tutorial.
Perfect for layering outfits on your 18″ doll. Get the free pattern and tutorial here.
This robe is adorable – and there is one in a girl size too! Get the free pattern and tutorial here.
This simple pant is fast to make and can be made in a larger size for your little girl! Fits an 18 inch or American Girl Doll. Get the free pattern and tutorial here.
This fun and frilly pant can be made in a girl size too! Fits an 18 inch or American Girl Doll. Get the free pattern and tutorial here.
Now Dolly can get some rest with a back pack that turns into a sleeping bag. The best part? It also comes in kid size! Get the free pattern and tutorial here.
Handmade Gift Ideas for Guys
This handsome bag is perfect for the guy that is on the go. Get the tutorial.
This tablet cover is easy to make and great for your techie fella. Get the tutorial here.
This faux leather trimmed satchel is perfect for the man who needs to carry his stuff for quick trips. Get the tutorial here.
Tents, Tee Pees and Fun
This play castle fits on a card table and folds up into a little bag. Get the free tutorial here.
This wonderful Tee Pee is inexpensive to make and will fit several kids! Get the Free Pattern and tutorial here.
This fun theater works for puppets and can also serve as a stage for your little star! Get the step by step instructions here
No Sew Gifts to Make
These hair clips are perfect for hats, hair, scarves and more. They are the final touch to an outfit. They’re fun to make too! Get the Free Pattern and video tutorial here.
This easy clip not only is no sew , but it’s no glue too! Fast to put together. Get the free pattern and tutorial.
Yes it’s possible! You can make a cute purse without sewing a single stitch. Comes in sizes child and adult. Get the free pattern and video tutorial here.
This stocking is cute and doesn’t require a single stitch! Easy project to make with the kids. Get the Free Pattern and tutorial here.
Handmade Gift Ideas for Kids: Softie Toys
This cute little bug is easy to put together and perfect for your little one. Get the free pattern and tutorial here.
Design your own monster softie with these mix and match elements to make this creature your own. Get the free pattern and video tutorial here.
These little stick ponies are so cute and are a timeless handmade gift! Get the free pattern and tutorial here.
Little Monster finger puppets are a small and great for travel! Get the free pattern and tutorial here.
This will brighten your little one’s day! This sofite has rays that crinkle and a bell that dings to amuse your little one. Get the free pattern here.
Fun and vibrant bean bags that kids can play with. Ribbon on it makes it easy to grab. Get the tutorial here.
A durable game made from cloth that your little one will love to play over and over again. Get the tutorial here.
Handmade Gift Ideas for Sewists
This handy gift is practical for your sewist friends (but all you need is a glue gun!) Get the tutorial here.
This wonderful box is perfect for organizing projects and fabrics and all manner of objects. Get the tutorial here.
This sweet binder pouch is a great scrap buster and adds a little homemade flare to your organization. Get the free sewing pattern and tutorial here.
This craft room organizer is perfect for holding tools and fabric. Get the tutorial here.
Printables for Fast DIY Gifts
Making Handmade gifts is hard – but this planner can help make it easier. With pages for projects, lists for material and much more you’ll be set to make your handmade items for the holidays! Get the free printable here.
A great way to give out single serving packets to friends and family!
This printable is perfect for putting on a mason jar – makes a great family gift!