These inexpensive DIY gifts will fool anyone into thinking that you spent a hunk of your paycheck on these easy craft projects that look like a million bucks. Culled from the best DIY gift ideas on Pinterest and homemade gifts from do it yourself blogs we love, your are sure to find the handmade gift ideas you are looking for – him or here, Mom or Dad, housewarming and hostess gift ideas, even the person who has everything. I’ve made variations of these cute DIY gifts for friends and family (they’ve come to expect only my latest DIY projects and crafts as what they’ll get for birthdays and Christmas). Of course, just because it is homemade does not mean that you want it to look that way. Make these cute inexpensive gifts that no one will ever know are your DIY creations!
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This is one of those easy gifts for friends that requires only a couple of supplies and knowledge of their favorite colors and flowers. That makes this one of the best last minute gifts to make in a rush. I like to make these for friends after they redecorate – it adds a personal touch to DIY home decor! Use ordinary glass vases and then apply one of the most awesome new DIY craft materials I have used lately, Wood Adhesive Sheets These inexpensive cool wood stick-on panels let you quickly and easily transform items into classy looking wooden decor. Paint yours in the colors of your choice to customize or even stain them for a different look. This project uses light birch wood, but you can use darker sheets if you prefer a different look.
These adorable DIY agate coaster make adorable small birthday gift ideas for her or the fashion forward him. I like to make these coasters as a gift for teens in college because they make the cutest DIY dorm decor. And cute DIY gifts don’t get much easier than this 4 step tutorial for faux agate coasters. I saw them first on Tumblr and had no idea how easy these were to make. Fun craft for teens to make or give, even younger children can make them with supervision and a little help.
Originally this was a Mothers Day craft Pinterest suggested, but after making a few for my own mother, I realized what cute inexpensive gifts they are. Make these DIY candle votives in an array of colors to match your friends and family’s home decor. Easy and quick Christmas gifts, each one unique. Plus, these are as much fun to make as they are to give. Ooooh and Ahhhh over the magical color combinations you can get with these cool marble paint swirl votive candles.
This isn’t one of the most easy DIY gifts I’ve made, but the wood etching turned out beautifully once I got the hang of it! After a couple of these DIY etched cutting boards, making these gifts was a cinch. I ordered a bunch of them from Amazon along with a wood burner and it made Christmas gift giving simple. Spent a weekend getting super creative with gifts that are special keepsakes, and certainly not one someone else will be giving.
These DIY tote bags are easy gifts to make for friends and sure crowd pleasers. I like give these as the wrapping and part of the gift and add a few small DIY gifts in the bag as well.