Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

This post was most recently updated on January 12th, 2021

If you are anything like me, you will want to give a gift that is from the heart, is lovely, but doesn’t break the bank. If it can be an eco friendly gift at the same time? Even better! Here are my favourite homemade gift ideas that you can make to give to the loved ones in your life this holiday season!

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The Best Homemade Gift Ideas

For the Kitchen

Make your own Vanilla essence

Beeswax Food Wraps

Oven Mittens

Kitchen Chalk Boards

Etched Jars – super cool!

Vintage Soap Stand

Windowsill Herb Pots


Canned Lemon Curd

Infused Olive Oil

Canned foods make great gifts and you can make them in advance!

Homemade tomato salsa

A Cake

White Chocolate Rocky Road

White Chocolate and Caramel Fudge

Home Decor

Beeswax candles

Mason Jar OIl Lamp

A million and one gifts made with mason jars

Sinus Headache Pillow

For the Bathroom

Candy Cane Body Scrub

Homemade Goats Milk Soap – it is easier than you think!

A DIY Lip Balm Kit

Lanolin Lip Balm

Loofah Bar Soap

Lotion Bars Recipe 1 & Recipe 2

Sugar Scrub

Salves and infused oils

For the Garden

Vegetable Garden Markers


Pretty birds nest necklaces

Making homemade gifts is one of the ultimate ways of showing someone that you care. Plus frugal homemade gifts are often using items that you produce on the farm, or in your garden, and they tend to be less wasteful.

If you are looking for other frugal, wastefree gift ideas I have over 100 ideas here

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