Homemade gifts

Giving homemade gifts can be such a treat, but coming up with ones that doesn’t take forever can be so hard. So to help all the creative people who’ve run out of ideas I’m making a list.

The list is gonna contain gifts that can be made with or by kids, gifts to fit under the tree, and gift for the host/hostess.


Decorated cookies
Baking mix in a jar
Cookie mix in a jar
Filled chocolates


Hot cocoa mix in a jar
Coffee syrups
Christmas spice flavored alcohol
Hot chocolate on a stick

In the kitchen:

Apple sauce
Chili sauce
Nut spreads
Flavored cooking salts
Flavored sugars
Home made dip mix
Infused cooking oils


Decorated ornaments
Handpainted totebags
Photo ornaments
Knitted cotton kitchen towels
Clay jewelry trays
Lawn tic tac toe
Heating pads
Monogrammed mugs
Concrete candle holders
Painted flower pots
Cloth napkins

I hope this list have helped you some great ideas for DIY Christmas gifts.

Merry Christmas
Love, Tea

25 thoughts on “Homemade gifts

  1. Handmade gifts are so thoughtful! One year I made all my nieces and nephews crocheted teddy bears! It was a definite labour of love but seeing them play with them made it totally worth it!

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  2. I make miniature sugar cookies during the Christmas holidays and give them away as hostess gifts! It takes time, and some years I’m too sick to bake. This year, I’m hoping to be well enough to bake.

    If you would like to see a photo of the sugar cookies, there’s a recipe on my blog under the “Recipes” tab. It’s the exact same recipe I use. 🙂

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  3. Great ideas – hadn’t thought of quite a few of these and I love giving home made gifts. Just found an excellent recipe (I hope, if my execution doesn’t fail) for nougat so doing that with rocky road and tiny plum pudding balls – now I just have to ensure I don’t eat too much of it.

    And that is the problem.

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  4. I LOVE giving homemade gifts, but I try to limit how many I am giving out each year so that I don’t over-commit myself with the rush of the holiday season. Working on a cross stitch piece for someone right now 🙂

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