Below you’ll find DIY food gifts, gifts using photos, gifts made with fabric, pampering gifts, and more fun, unique handmade ideas – these would be great for birthdays too!
You can make a big batch of caramel apple butter in your slow cooker! This easy recipe only takes a few minutes of hands-on work and has a big yield, so you can get lots of gifts done at once. Recipe from It’s Always Autumn.
Everyone loves cookies, but there are so many treats around during the holidays that giving a cookie mix in a gift sack is a great way to go. That way the person who receives it can make a sweet treat whenever she wants them. From It’s Always Autumn.
You can make a giant batch of these salted caramel chocolate pretzels in about half an hour, then divide it up into small jars or bags for a gift almost anyone will enjoy. Recipe from It’s Always Autumn
Melt crushed peppermint candy in a spoon shaped mold and then dip in chocolate to make cute peppermint spoons for hot cocoa. Princess Pinky Girl shows you how to make the spoons and then combine them with cocoa mix for fun, unique handmade gift idea.
This homemade hot chocolate mix is super creamy and delicious! Make a big batch and layer it together with toppings for a cute holiday gift. Printable tags are included in the blog post from Love Grows Wild.
Travel Inspired Living shows you how to make photo coasters in just a few minutes. Use your favorite photos, or grab photos from the recipient’s social media to surprise them.
Bath bombs are fun, but they can take a while to make, so try mixing up a batch of homemade peppermint milk bath. With no drying time and only two ingredients, this simple gift comes together in minutes. Recipe at Tidy Mom.
Whip up a batch of Pumpkin Spice Soap in just ten minutes! It smells absolutely amazing and would be cute in a gift basket along with a new hand towel. Recipe at Happiness is Homemade.
Make homemade drawer sachets and get multiple gifts made in a snap! The instructions use fusible hem tape so you don’t even need a sewing machine to make them. From Craftaholics Anonymous.