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  1. Love these ideas! This is my favorite time of year for making fun DIY crafts and goodies. I have a new diy wreath making kit collection that I will be launching soon. So excited about it!

  2. I love this post, thank you for all these fab ideas! Also I never know what to do with my Christmas cards and feel bad throwing them away so it’s a good idea to actually reuse them. Everyone loves chocolate too so another thing I might do πŸ™‚

    1. Glad you love these! It’s fun to get creative with gifts this time of year πŸ™‚

  3. Home made gifts are the best. Love the idea of vanilla and the sugar scrubs!

  4. So many fantastic DIY gift ideas. I want to start incorporating DIY gifts in future holidays, so these ideas are perfect for that.

  5. WOW!! I want these gifts. They’re not only lovely, but they look fun to make and I know would be well appreciated. Pinning so I can go back to this year after year!

  6. Great ideas! Some of these I would have never even thought about doing. I love them! Beautiful photography as well!

  7. I love the idea of consumables. Something you can use up and be done with it! Food and sugars scrubs fit that perfectly!

  8. This is a beautiful roundup! I’ve added a few of these to make for our family gift exchange this year!

    1. Thanks Shelley. I think some of these DIY gifts are actually doable to everyone to try πŸ™‚ You should give it a go!

  9. Near ideas! I think that the candy sleds would be a cool idea to assembly with my kids!

    1. I agree – the candy sleds are a great crafty gift to do with the kids. It’s always fun to make a candy cane reindeer too!

  10. These are all beautiful ideas! I am loving that bark and the gift card boxes are an awesome way to recycle Christmas cards! I can’t wait to pull out all my decorations and get into the spirit! Great blog!

  11. I love the idea of making your own vanilla extract. That seems like a great gift and it doesn’t have extra junk and fillers.

    1. Me too! So many people can use it too!

  12. I love to make things for friends and family for Christmas! I’ve been brainstorming ideas for this year. Thank you for these amazing suggestions! So excited to make some of these goodies β™‘

  13. Those candy sleds are just too cute not to try this year. Thank you for all the ideas!

    1. I agree! I’m thinking I can save some of the small chocolate bars from Halloween for them!

    1. Thanks Britt! I love those too. Fun craft for kids and adults! Let me k ow if you try them πŸ™‚

  14. These are all so great! I’d love to try making the vanilla extract!
    And we so appreciate you sharing our sugar scrubs πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks Cassie. I can’t wait to make your sugar scrubs, especially as I have A LOT of essential oils. I’ll make some as gifts and some for me!!

  15. I am in love with the botanical drawer sachets! My sisters and I promised to make a small homemade gift for each other this year so that might be it!

    1. I love these too. Such a good idea! That’s really cool that you’re doing DIY gifts for one another.

  16. I love making my own gifts but I often run out of ideas. Thanks for sharing these!

    1. Yeah, it ‘s fun to do. You’re welcome – I think all of these will turn out great too!

  17. Love the sugar scrub idea! That’s always a favorite of mine!

    1. Me too! Easy and a treat too.

    1. Agreed! I love when people make me gifts. I hate people spending a lot of money too, so I think this is a great way to go.

    1. Thanks April! The homemade vanilla would actually look beautiful in your gift sacks!

  18. I’ve never thought about making vanilla extraxt! My mom and MIL would love that. Thanks for the idea πŸ™‚

    1. Hey Kayla πŸ™‚ It’s a great gift for so many. I’m definitely making this year.

  19. Love these ideas! I’ve never seen the color pillow before -that is perfect for pre-teens because I never know what to buy them!

    1. Thanks Stephanie! Yeah, I thought the pillow gift was pretty cool too. Depending on the pattern it could be great for so many different kids – boys and girls.

    1. Thanks Alba πŸ™‚

  20. I love the idea of DIY gifts. I always see those candy sleds but have never made one, so I need to try that. I think my nieces and nephew would love it as part of their gift!

    -Lauren

  21. I am so excited to try to make some Christmas gifts this year! Thanks for sharing all of these fabulous ideas!

    1. Hi Emily! You should. It’s a lot of fun, especially when they turn out!!!

  22. Alexandra says:

    I love this post, Yolanda! Thank you so much for sharing so many wonderful ideas. I am excited to try some of them out. I think they will make great presents for all family members and friends πŸ™‚

    1. Hey Alexandra! Thanks πŸ™‚ If you try some out let me know.

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