101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts

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Today I’ve rounded up 101 inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts for you. There have been some fabulous guest posts during our Crazy Christmas Event, so I wanted to spotlight those bloggers as well as a few others. There really is so much talent out there!

I know most of you are probably thinking about gift ideas right now… and we all know how much people love a handmade gift. At least I know I do! When my kids come home from pre-school with a handmade gift, it just melts my heart! So much better than anything else I could ask for. Most of these gifts below can be made for less than five bucks! You really can’t beat that. And check out how cute they are!

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts

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101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Christmas toffee with free printable

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Easy gift idea with free printable tags

Cookie dough Christmas gift idea

Cookie dough gift idea

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Sharpie Marker Art

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Peppermint Brownie Mix for Jar {Gift}

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

DIY photo clock

Homemade salsa gift idea

Homemade salsa gift

nail-polish-christmas-gift-idea

Easy nail polish gift with free printable

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Merry Kiss-mas gift idea with free printable

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Candy Cane Sugar Scrub

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Christmas hugs gift with free printable

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

$5 Christmas Gift

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Homemade Hand Soaps

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Christmas M&M poem gift

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

DIY leather cuff

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Lemon Sugar Scrub

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

DIY iPad case

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Gift Bag Idea

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Wood Painted Earrings

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Homemade Hot Cocoa Kits

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Simple and Cute Button Bookmarks

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Sweet and Savory Compound Butter with Free Printable

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Gift Wrap Caddy

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Snappy Bags

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

“Scent-sational” Neighbor Gift Idea

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Felt crayon holder

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

DIY Christmas Mugs

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Mini cookie snow globes

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

DIY clipboard and glitter clips

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

A simple clutch (tutorial)

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

DIY Glitter Canvas Art

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Apron with ruffles

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Scrabble Letter Ornaments

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Peanut Butter Fudge with Cute Packaging

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Frosted Glass Art

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Lump of Coal

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Homemade strawberry jam + free labels

 

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Chocolate Pumpkin Cookies in a Jar

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Mason Jar Cozies

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Soda-Lighted neighbor gift idea

 

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Homemade Brown Sugar Scrub

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Last Minute Christmas Gift

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Men’s Apron

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Gift Idea: Grandma Board

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Picture Frame Pin Cushion

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Etched Chevron Glasses

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Silly Magnet Faces

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Gift Idea: Grandma Blocks

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Sugar Cookie Gift

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Candy corn popcorn gift idea

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Gift Box Tree

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Bead Board Display

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Christmas Oven Mittens

 

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Kitchen Chalkboard Clipboard

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Spa in a Jar

 

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Glitter Dipped Mason Jars

 

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Instagram Coasters

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Wipe-off Menu Board

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Candy can dip gift

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

DIY leather cases

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Homemade peppermint oreos

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

 Ice Cream Gift

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

DIY Flower Earrings

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

DIY Scrabble Tiles

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Recipe Ring


101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

Easy Sequined Picture Frame

101+ inexpensive handmade Christmas gifts on iheartnaptime.com

DIY Hand Warmers

 

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So will you be making handmade Christmas gifts this year?

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Lifestyle expert, Pinterest tastemaker and blogger at iheartnaptime.com. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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Comments

  1. Amy N posted on December 5, 2013 at 6:49 am (#
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    This was a great list! There are a few things I plan to make! Thanks! :)

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    • Jamielyn replied on December 16th, 2013 at 6:09 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Amy! I’ve made a few things from this list already, I love all the ideas!

      Reply

  2. Mique posted on December 5, 2013 at 10:34 am (#
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    Wow what a list- pinning!

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  3. Auntiepatch posted on December 5, 2013 at 10:54 am (#
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    Great list – thanks!

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  4. jen @ Tatertots & Jello posted on December 5, 2013 at 11:07 am (#
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    Those are all so fun!! Thanks for including my Instagram coasters!!

    xoxox

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  5. Jamie posted on December 5, 2013 at 4:03 pm (#
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    Thanks so much for featuring my “Remember to Buy” clipboard in your amazing list of gift ideas! I pinned it from Pinterest this morning, but didn’t immediately check it out. Then I realized I was getting a lot of traffic from your blog! Have a wonderful holiday!

    Reply

    • Jamielyn replied on December 16th, 2013 at 6:06 pm

      I’m glad it’s given you some traffic! It is such a great idea! :)

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  6. Heather @ French Press posted on December 5, 2013 at 10:14 pm (#
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    well, now I want to make everything…maybe i’ll heave it done by next christmas!

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  7. Kristyn posted on December 6, 2013 at 9:55 am (#
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    SO many great ideas in one spot – PINNING!! :D

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  8. Tonia posted on December 6, 2013 at 2:51 pm (#
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    Thank you for including my Spa in a Jar in this fantastic list!

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  9. Mallory @ Classy Clutter posted on December 6, 2013 at 7:52 pm (#
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    Thanks for including our Peace on Earth canvas! xoxo

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  10. Amy Huntley posted on December 10, 2013 at 12:36 am (#
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    Wow! what a great roundup!!

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  11. Erin posted on December 11, 2013 at 10:41 pm (#
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    Wow! This is the Christmas Gift idea jackpot. I cannot wait to try some of these out… and not just to give as gifts ;)

    Reply

    • Jamielyn replied on December 16th, 2013 at 5:56 pm

      I know right?! I have used several of these gift ideas! SO many fun things to make!

      Reply

  12. Tamika posted on December 16, 2013 at 11:18 pm (#
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    I’m so excited! I just found Christmas gifts for my kids teachers and classmates. I love this site :-)

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  13. Tamika posted on December 16, 2013 at 11:25 pm (#
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    Really excited to get started. I just found Christmas gifts for my twins teacher and their classmates. I have a question though anyone know of a craft to hold a Christmas ornament the kids are making in class they are glass bulbs so my kids are responsible for the individual packaging for them I need 29 by Wednesday. Please help any suggestions :-)

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    • Jamielyn replied on December 17th, 2013 at 7:28 pm

      I’m glad you could find some gifts! I don’t know how big they are, but I have used egg cartons for smaller ornaments. You could also try and use bubble wrap!

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    • Linda replied on November 4th, 2014 at 10:15 pm

      How about using the clear plastic apple containers from your local bulk-buy warehouse center. They have a top/bottom and snap hinge closure.

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  14. Nicholaix posted on December 17, 2013 at 10:43 pm (#
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    Grandkids board for mother in law, check. recipe cards for sisters, check. button bookmarks for teachers and my aunt, check. You rock!

    Reply

    • Jamielyn replied on December 18th, 2013 at 1:05 pm

      Glad you could find so many gifts! They will all love them! :)

      Reply

  15. Monica posted on September 27, 2014 at 7:53 pm (#
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    This is the first year I plan on attempting homemade Christmas gifts. Thanks for so many great ideas!

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    • Jamielyn replied on September 30th, 2014 at 6:47 pm

      I’m glad these are helpful for you! Homemade Christmas gifts are my favorite. :)

      Reply

  16. Abigail posted on October 12, 2014 at 7:18 am (#
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    wonderful ideas

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  17. Georgia Litzner posted on October 15, 2014 at 1:27 pm (#
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    Awesome site I already have my xmas ideas ready, and I am not a crafty person but this will definatly help

    thank you

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    • Jamielyn replied on October 27th, 2014 at 7:57 pm

      Good job having all your Christmas ideas ready! Hope they turn out well! :)

      Reply

  18. diane @smartmoneysimplelife posted on October 15, 2014 at 9:11 pm (#
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    I love this collection of ideas and I’ve not only shared your post but I’ll be attempting a number of the projects myself. The sharpie art mugs will be first on the list!

    Thank you!

    Reply

    • Jamielyn replied on October 27th, 2014 at 8:02 pm

      Thanks for your comment Diane. I hope you have fun making these handmade gifts!

      Reply

  19. Carrie posted on October 16, 2014 at 12:22 am (#
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    I just finished some paper ornaments that I’ll be giving as a gift today. I used only things I already had and wrote up a tutorial here: http://carrieactually.com/paper-christmas-ornament-tutorial/

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    • Jamielyn replied on October 27th, 2014 at 8:03 pm

      Wow, you are so on top of Christmas gifts! Looks great! Thanks for stopping by Carrie.

      Reply

  20. Elizabeth posted on October 17, 2014 at 3:14 pm (#
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    Even though I’m only 12, I love crafting & making homemade gifts! This list helped a lot!!!!! :)

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    • Jamielyn replied on October 29th, 2014 at 1:25 am

      I’m so glad this list helped you! Thanks for stopping by Elizabeth!! :)

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  21. Glynis posted on October 17, 2014 at 9:35 pm (#
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    Hi :) Great ideas! Just wondering if you know where the ‘DIY Flower Earrings’ may have moved to?
    Thanks x

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  22. Glynis posted on October 18, 2014 at 8:00 am (#
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    Hi.  Great ideas! I’m just wondering if there is  a new link for the DIY Flower earrings and printables page as the one given doesn’t seem to work? Thank you :)

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  23. Lianne @ Ready Teddy Go posted on October 19, 2014 at 1:11 pm (#
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    Some really nice ideas for Christmas, thanks for sharing. I especially like the mini cookie snow globes!, just need to find the time to make them! lol

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    • Jamielyn replied on November 18th, 2014 at 8:17 pm

      Thanks for your comment Lianne! Hope you found some fun ideas for Christmas gifts this year!

      Reply

  24. Angela posted on October 24, 2014 at 9:30 am (#
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    What a great list!!!  Thanks!

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  25. Laura posted on November 6, 2014 at 8:20 am (#
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    I love this list! I plan to make several of these for Christmas this year. I am sad that the “DIY flower earrings” link is broken, though. That’s the one I wanted to do first!

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  26. Nitin Maheta posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:26 am (#
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    Thank you for a great round up of such inspirational ideas.

    Reply

  27. Lisa Fredrickson posted on November 6, 2014 at 3:41 pm (#
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  28. Regali @ Marco posted on November 9, 2014 at 2:43 am (#
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    Amazing list! I try to prepare gifts for Christmas. Thx.

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  29. Carrie over posted on November 9, 2014 at 9:22 am (#
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    Thanks so much – I’m such a mess at DIY but always want to try. Your posts may actually aid in my success!  Thanks!!

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  30. Jillian posted on November 11, 2014 at 11:45 am (#
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    This list was so helpfull

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    • Jamielyn replied on November 18th, 2014 at 10:22 pm

      I’m so glad you liked them! Thanks for the comment, Jillian!

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  31. Jan Wilson posted on December 24, 2014 at 5:26 pm (#
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    Thank you Jamielyn,
    you have saved Christmas for me. I couldn’t afford to buy gifts this year, but I found several things I could make with things I had around the house, I love you.
    I hope you have a wonderful Christmas as you have made mine.
    Thank you again.
    Jan

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  32. Connie Blair @ Christmas Carol Doll posted on December 30, 2014 at 2:35 am (#
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    Hello Jamielyn! I’m amazed to see such a comprehensive list of economical handmade Christmas gift ideas prepared by you. Thanks a lot for providing such wonderful ideas at one place! Wishing you a Happy New Year 2015!

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    • Jamielyn replied on January 13th, 2015 at 6:23 pm

      You are very welcome! Thanks for stopping by Connie! :)

      Reply

  33. Sakeragold posted on March 4, 2015 at 1:01 am (#
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    Wow! What a list about the chirms day gifts. Thanks 

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  34. Irina posted on March 7, 2015 at 2:01 pm (#
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    Welcome to our etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/LinearaHandMade.
    Here you can see our interesting handmade gifs:))))

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  35. Grant McKeating - Your Face Doctor posted on March 15, 2015 at 5:31 pm (#
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    We certainly miss Christmas time! Our favourite time of the year

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