100+ DIY Budget Friendly Christmas Gifts

100+ DIY Budget Friendly Christmas Gifts

The Christmas season is quickly approaching folks and DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts are an incredible way to lower costs around the holidays if you’re trying to stick to a budget.

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Here are over 100 (yes, 100!) awesome, creative and gorgeous DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts that you can make yourself and gift to friends and loved ones during the holiday season while keeping costs low! Like years past, we’re planning on making all our Christmas gifts and spoiling our friends and family with delicious goodies and luxurious homemade items! Gifting, sweet DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts is the ultimate way to spread Christmas cheer am I right?

If you’re looking to save some money and make DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts that are adorable, creative and thoughtful I’ve more than got you covered friend!

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100 DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

1. 10 Minute Photo Keepsake Ornaments

2. Recycled Sweater Mittens

3. Ice Cube Tray Chocolates

4. Adorable Microwavable Heat Packs

5. 5 Minute DIY Lip Balm

6. Mason Jar Homemade Soup Mixes

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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7. Easy Chunky DIY Throw Blankets

8. Vanilla Brown Sugar Scrub

9. Gingerbread Bath Bombs

10. Mason Jar Banana Bread

11. Gingerbread Body Butter

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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12. Handmade Lavender Sachets

13. Caramel Latte Tea Cup Candle

14. DIY Hooded Owl Blanket

15. DIY Table Top Fire Bowl

16. DIY Sangria for Friends

17. Homemade Lavender Soap

18. DIY Watercolor Marble Dipped Mug

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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19. Mason Jar Snow Globes

20. Peppermint Bath Salts

21. Sharpie Dot Flower Pot Craft

22. 30 Minute Infinity Scarf

23. Spa Bath in a Cup

24. Christmas Cookie Cans

25. Scented Mason Jar Candles

26. Gemstone Soap

27. Friendship Soup in a Jar

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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28. Ribbon and Twig Ornament

29. Superhero Mason Jar Banks

30. Ribbon Bookmarks

31. Movie Night in a DIY Popcorn Bowl

31.Faux Agate DIY Coasters

33. DIY Marble Painted Votives

34. Etched Wooden Cutting Boards

35. Kids Coloring Book & Crayon Carrier

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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36. Gold Dipped DIY Jewellery Tray

37.  No Sew DIY Hotpad

38. DIY Chalkboard Cheese Stone

39. Japanese Painted Bowls

40. Gingerbread Sugar Scrub

41. Now Sew Sequin Camera Strap

42. Leather & Gold DIY Notebook

43. Let  it Snow Scrabble Tile Ornament

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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44. DIY Kid Bean Bag Chairs

45. DIY Ultimate Smores Gift Bag

46. DIY Picnic Basket

47. DIY Marble Bottom Vases

48. DIY Copper Hanging Plant Baskets

49. DIY Stenciled Quote Pillow

50. Raw Chrystal Necklace Organizer

51. Mason Jar Lid Personalized Christmas Wreath Ornaments

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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52. Salt Dough Handprint Ornament

53. Cozy Slippers Gift Idea

54. Christmas Gift Candles

55. Pedicure in a Jar

56. Rainbow Crochet Cup Cozy

57. DIY Copper Plated iPhone Case

58. DIY Headband

59. DIY Teacup Candles

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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60. Homemade Vanilla Lip Balm

61. DIY Patterned Hair Clips

62. Christmas in a Jar

63. Mason Jar Lid Magnets

64. Peppermint Soy Candles

65. DIY Instagram  Magnets

66. Dollar Tree Gift Baskets

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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67. DIY Rustic Tree Ornaments

68. Dollar Store Picture Frame and Message Board

69. DIY Mirror Boxes

70. Dotted Sharpie Mugs

71. Sugar Cookie Snack Bags

72. Homemade Hot Fudge in a Jar

73. Homemade Sea Salt Caramels

74. DIY Desk Organizer

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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75. Tea Wreath

76. Button Bookmark Page Holders

77. Fabric Scrap Key Chains

78. DIY Iron Transfer Tote

79. DIY Zipped Pouches

80. Detox Bath in a Jar

81. Peppermint Candy Sugar Scrub

82. Monogrammed Shopping Tote

83. DIY Fabric Coasters

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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84. Snow Man Candy Bars

85. DIY Friendship Bracelets

86. Clementine Wreath

87. Adorable on the go Reading Pillow

88. Homemade Bubble Bath

89. DIY Monogrammed Clay Key Chains

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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90. Rudolph Hot Cocoa Pouches

91. Gingerbread House Kit

92. Dip Mix Ornaments

93. Bath Bombs in a Jar

94. Homemade Shower Disks

95. DIY Kumihimo Bracelet

96. Personalized Snowman Mugs

97. Glowing Photo Luminaries

98. Hot Cocoa Kits

99. DIY Beeswax Candles

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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100. Vintage Chocolate Dipping Spoons

101. Anthropologie Inspired Snow Globes

102. Snow Day Survival Kit Gift Set

DIY Budget Friendly Christmas gifts

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  1. October 11, 2017 / 7:23 am

    These are such great ideas. I love the vintage dipped spoons, that is such an adorable idea! Thank you.

  2. October 11, 2017 / 9:08 am

    These are wonderful ideas! I’m on a fairly low budget and find this super helpful for the holiday season. 🙂 Thanks!

  3. October 11, 2017 / 9:29 am

    I absolutely adore the gingerbread body butter! This is a great post!

  4. madisonfichtl
    October 11, 2017 / 9:38 am

    These are great suggestions! I can’t wait to try the homemade lip balm! Thanks for sharing!

  5. October 11, 2017 / 9:58 am

    Wow… these are some awesome DIY ideas. My favorites are the Rudolph Hot Chocolate and the Vintage Chocolate dipping spoons. My mom is one of those people that is soooo hard to shop for because she has EVERYTHING. This list gives me tons of ideas for great gifts for her that she will actually use.

  6. Stephanie Rodriguez
    October 11, 2017 / 10:54 am

    The mason jar soups had to be my favorite!

  7. October 11, 2017 / 11:10 am

    I’m really trying to keep Christmas costs down this year and LOVE this post. I am super uncrafty, but some of these look easy enough even for me. I especially love the marbe dipped mug (though I’ll probably try it with some non-food item since I don’t love the idea of drinking out of something that smells like nail polish 🙂

  8. October 11, 2017 / 11:11 am

    These are all wonderful ideas. I love how many of them are simple to create too. I got plenty of ideas off of this list. Thank you for taking the time to round these up.

  9. cupcake1007
    October 11, 2017 / 11:23 am

    So many fun ideas! I love making ornaments with the kids so I’m pinning this for later so we can use these ideas! Soooo cute!!

  10. October 11, 2017 / 12:12 pm

    Oh my gosh, you took me down a rabbit hole! So many fabulous ideas that I could actually make. Thank you so much!

  11. October 11, 2017 / 12:16 pm

    I recently quit my career to start a business. So spending tons of money on gifts is out of the question. This post is the perfect solution to Christmas this year for me! Thanks for sharing!

  12. October 11, 2017 / 1:08 pm

    These are amazing ideas. They make me think I could be crafty! I love the idea of soups or meals in a jar. I should actually make those for myself, haha 🙂

  13. Emily Anne
    October 11, 2017 / 3:54 pm

    These are such fantastic ideas!! Thank you so much for sharing!

  14. hleguilloux
    October 11, 2017 / 4:01 pm

    I love this post! I am always looking for ways to reduce the cost of the holidays and I feel like receiving a homemade or diy gift is always more special than buying something. Thanks for the ideas!

  15. April@loveourreallife
    October 11, 2017 / 4:41 pm

    So many great gift ideas! Many would work other times than Christmas! I’ve pinned for reference;-)

  16. October 11, 2017 / 5:09 pm

    These are great gift ideas and I love the DIY survival kit, I think my family would love that!

  17. October 11, 2017 / 6:03 pm

    These are such awesome ideas, and are getting me excited for Christmas! I think homemade gifts are best 🙂

  18. Kori Evans
    October 12, 2017 / 7:12 am

    Wow! You put a lot of work into this post!!! I love all of them! And that snow day survival gift is adorable!!! I want it for myself!

  19. October 12, 2017 / 7:25 am

    This list is amazing! I love giving gifts from the heart so I will definitely be referring to this list come Christmas!

  20. October 12, 2017 / 10:50 am

    Love the personal touch of homemade gifts! Great list – love the homemade mittens!

  21. Briana
    October 12, 2017 / 10:56 am

    The tea cup candles are SO CUTE!!!!

  22. fantabulosityjb
    October 12, 2017 / 12:16 pm

    Thank you SO much for sharing my DIY Sangria Kit gift idea! I love giving this gift all year long, and especially around the holiday’s! 🙂 XOXO

    • October 12, 2017 / 12:19 pm

      My pleasure! It is such a clever idea!!! I’m going to be gifting it to a few friends myself 😍

  23. confettiandbliss
    October 12, 2017 / 1:30 pm

    I absolutely love the idea of mason jar homemade soup mixes. There’s just something so cozy, beautiful and special about giving loving gifts like this to family and friends. Stringing on a recipe card for a time-tested family side dish like cornbread can make this Christmas gift shine even more!

  24. Joline
    October 12, 2017 / 1:49 pm

    I can’t believe Christmas is around the corner! These are adorable ideas. From the Homemade Soup Mixes to the Rudolph Hot Cocoa Pouches. Definitely bookmarking this one 🙂

  25. October 12, 2017 / 1:50 pm

    Never too early to start planning for Christmas gifts! Love that these are all budget-friendly and thoughtful at the same time. Thanks for the ideas. 🙂


  26. nadaliebardo
    October 12, 2017 / 2:20 pm

    These are really great, I am very inspired and in the Christmas spirit now after reading through those creative ideas. The candles, mason jars, soups, soaps, treats, etc. all great ideas.

  27. Rachael
    October 12, 2017 / 6:18 pm

    Ooh I think I may combine a few of these ideas and do a hot chocolate wreath with a few different flavors!

  28. October 12, 2017 / 10:11 pm

    This is a really great roundup! And honestly, I wish someone would give me premade soups in a jar…I’m a busy mom, and I love practical. So there really are people who would love this stuff! 😉

  29. themindfulmomblographer
    October 12, 2017 / 10:23 pm

    What a wonderful compilation of DIY gifts! I definitely pinned this resource for later (when I’m not in denial that the holidays are two months away!). I think I’m going to do the mason jar soup mixes and the shower discs for gifts this year. How fun!

  30. October 12, 2017 / 10:33 pm

    I am bookmarking this post for closer to Christmas because I love these ideas. As a broke college student, this gives me some great ideas. I love the spa bath in a cup, but the snow day survival kit may be my favorite.


  31. October 13, 2017 / 9:08 am

    I love all the holiday ideas!! This time of the year is my favorite and I can’t wait to start doing dome DIY decors!

  32. October 13, 2017 / 3:59 pm

    I love the Christmas ornaments! These are so cute!

  33. Willow
    October 13, 2017 / 5:25 pm

    Great round up! I love homemade gifts! And I love making them for people. I think they show how much you care!

  34. October 13, 2017 / 10:38 pm

    Wow! So many great ideas!! I’ll have to pin this for later!

  35. October 28, 2017 / 12:43 am

    Wow, you have so many great ideas here! The ribbon tree ornament is so simple yet so pretty. I might make that just to put around the house, not even on a tree. I know a lot of people who like tea too. They would love the tea wreath. I’m going to come back to this page later and look at what else I can make for friends and family this year.

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