Handmade Christmas gifts are a thoughtful and meaningful type of gift-giving. Being able to make something by hand for someone you care about it is a great way to show you care because you are putting some effort into the gift.
Likewise, a handmade gift is an opportunity to create something unique and different from the usual gifts people buy from the shops.
And often, a handmade gift is a great budget option if you want to save the pennies this festive season.
So there we have it, handmade Christmas gifts can be thoughtful, unique, and potentially money-saving.
Handmade gifts tend to be a craft or food item. But if you have a special skill to share, get creative!
We have put together a list of ideas to help you find the perfect handmade Christmas gift this year.
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HANDMADE CHRISTMAS GIFTS
Painted mug with hot chocolate treats
Oven mitt stuffed with cooking kit
Mason jar for bakers
Candle in a mason jar
Painted vanity trays
Pin cushion jar for sewing supplies
Mason jar cocktail kit
Personalised camera strap
Stove top fragrance kit
Adorned photo frame
Pet treats in a jar
Christmas plant terranium
Pine cone fire starters
Slippers and snacks kit
Personalised advent calendar
Jar of happy thoughts
Motivational / mantra cards
Spa in a jar
Coffee body scrub
Shea butter soap
Cookie mix in a jar
Cookie gift basket
Chocolate and peppermint bark
Ice cube tray chocolates
Pancake toppings basket
Cookie gift box
Honeycomb / cinder toffee
Minibar in a jar
Mulled wine kit
Hot chocolate hamper
Reindeer hot chocolate cones
Reindeer / Elf slime
Christmas ornaments decoration kit
Painted ceramics kit
Decorate your own piggybank kit
Search poundshops / dollar stores for many of the supplies needed to make your gifts.
Visit charity shops and thrifts stores for items to upcycle.
Sign up for coupon accounts.
Look out for sales throughout the year and stock up on your craft supplies.
Purchase early and spread the cost over months rather than just in December.
Think in bulk – make your handmade Christmas gifts in bulk
Check cashback sites and buy through those retailers.
Keep checking back as we add more handmade Christmas gift ideas to the list!