Christmas is such a magical and beautiful time for so many people. And while the spirit and joy and the laughter the holidays bring should always be our top priority, it’s also a wonderful time to give someone you love a gift that really shows your appreciation.
And sometimes the most thoughtful gifts are those that are homemade, handmade, or have some special meanings behind them. So that’s what this list is supposed to help you with. Below are 31 homemade gifts that you can give to someone this Christmas that will make them smile.
$69 at the time of publication
Talk about a thoughtful gift. TheHrdwoodCom Store can take a standard cutting board and put a handwritten recipe on it. So if you have a family recipe written in someone’s handwriting, giving someone something like this as a gift is incredibly endearing.
$19.99 at the time of publication
How awesome is this cool necklace? It can be personalized with any name on it and can be worn with everything! And the chunky chain-look is all the rage right now. So put their name on it, or the name of their loved one and you can’t get a much more thoughtful homemade Christmas gift than that!
$24.87 at the time of publication
Is that person on your list more partial to earrings than a necklace? Well, have no fear, we have custom name earrings here! How adorable are these custom ear crawlers and they are hypoallergenic! We just might have to grab a pair for ourselves!
$35 at the time of publication
This has to be one of my favorite homemade gifts on this list. As someone who loves home decor and scrabble, this is a perfectly unique way to decorate the walls of your home! Just like the picture shows, gather enough tiles to create a makeshift scrabble board out of the names of your family members and add photos of them around it for an added personal touch!
$43 at the time of publication
If you have someone on your list this year that loves to keep their fur-baby close to their heart or someone who recently lost their beloved pet, gift them this gorgeous gold necklace that can be personalized with a paw print and the name of their pet. It’s the perfect and thoughtful way to memorialize them.
$15.99 at the time of publication
If you know someone who often carries around a portfolio for work or school, then what better gift to give them than an update and personalized portfolio! Not only is it extremely thoughtful, but it is also something they will use every single day!
$49 at the time of publication
We all have the one person in our lives who loves to write letters and thank you notes in the mail. And if that person is on your Christmas list, how thoughtful would it be to give them the gift of personalized stationery this year. This particular pack comes with notecards, a notepad, and envelopes.
$29.99 at the time of publication
Do you know someone who loves their man cave or woman cave? This would be the perfect addition to any such room! The best part of this homemade bottle opener is that it can be personalized and it has a cap catcher so that there isn’t any unnecessary mess!
$23.79 at the time of publication
Now, this is the perfect gift to give someone who is constantly on the go but could use a night of relaxation. These homemade bath bombs made by the Relaxcation Store are all-natural and organic. And because six comes in a set, it really is the homemade gift that keeps on giving.
$39.93 at the time of publication
Make the gift even more homemade by gifting a loved one in your life who loves to create and also loves soaking in the tub with a Bath Bomb Kit. This kit provides everything from the ingredients to the essential oils to the molds to make the best homemade bath bombs! How fun is that?
$37 at the time of publication
Just like the recipe cutting board, this one can also be personalized but with a family’s name. So if you know a couple who is spending their first Christmas together as husband and wife this could be an incredibly thoughtful and homemade gift to give them this holiday season!
$54.99 at the time of publication
We all know someone who loves rustic decor. And with the rustic vibe comes a lot of mason jars and how beautiful is this centerpiece made of those jars. And they even have the option of making this homemade gift their own by filling the jars with greenery, or you can put other gifts inside the jars as a surprise. The possibilities are endless!
$45.99 at the time of publication
Another cool homemade gift idea using mason jars is you can turn them into manicures in a jar or a recipe in a jar. That way, not only are they getting a beautiful decoration for their home, but they also have the added excitement of an at-home manicure or delicious chocolate chip cookies.
$49.99 at the time of publication
If you have someone in your life who is constantly on the go, then this may just be the perfect homemade gift for them. It’s a gorgeous leather Dopp kit that can be personalized for that added special touch! It can help keep all of their toiletries organized while traveling and each time they use it they’ll think of you!
$41.99 at the time of publication
How stunning is this toy chest? And it’s not just a gift for the child in your life but their parents as well. We all know keeping a child’s toys organized is difficult, but with this personalized wood toy chest, it’s much easier to keep their toys tucked away when they aren’t in use. And the bonus is that it’s so pretty to look at.
$34.99 at the time of publication
If you know someone who loves wearing their Apple Watch, then this is a special and thoughtful gift you can get for them that is truly unique. TwoCraftySeesters sell Apple Watch bands that can be engraved with a special message. How sweet is that?
$375 at the time of publication
Do you know someone who loves their vinyl record collection? How cool is this record player cabinet that both houses your record player and acts as storage for all of your vinyl? This handmade and homemade record player cabinet is the perfect gift and perfect addition to any room.
$70 at the time of publication
We’ve said it before, nothing is better than receiving a cozy throw blanket as a gift. And this Monogrammed Sherpa Throw Blanket might just be among the coziest of blankets you can gift. And it has that added personal touch which makes it all the much better!
$23.80 at the time of publication
Nothing is more thoughtful than giving someone you love a book of your most delicious recipes for them to make for their own family. And Enjoy The Wood makes these beautiful Wooden Recipe Book Binders to help you put all those recipes in one place!
$20 at the time of publication
Do you know someone who is always taking notes, writing down thoughts and ideas, someone who always has a notebook on hand? If so, this homemade gift of a Pocket Leather Journal Notebook that can be personalized with their initials is the perfect thing to have under the tree Christmas morning.
$24.94 at the time of publication
There is always that one person who always has their pockets full of the essentials—wallet, keys, phone, watch, reading glasses, and more. So why not help them keep their nightstand or dresser organized with this Wooden Docking Station. It has a special place for all of those things to go when they no longer have to carry them around. And this homemade gift can also be personalized.
$65 at the time of publication
Speaking of wallets, you can never have too many. And more often than not, many people are walking around with wallets that need to retire anyway. So help that person part ways with their old wallet by getting them this homemade and handmade leather wallet.
$69.99 at the time of publication
Do you know someone who genuinely enjoys being in the kitchen, whipping up a delicious meal for the people they love? Then this could be a great gift for them. Not only does this provide them with a slew of new grilling tools but they also become an awesome wood storing case that can be personalized!
$94.99 at the time of publication
This is another gift option for that chef in your life. The difference with this set is that even the tools that come in the case are personalized. Now that’s an awesome homemade gift!
$44 at the time of publication
Most people have a cell phone, and a lot of people have iPhones. And we all know that it is imperative to have a protective case on those phones at all times to prevent any cracked screens. That is exactly why gifting someone a phone case the protects all parts of the phone is so important and it’s something they’ll use every day!
$79.95 at the time of publication
Do you have a special message you want to give someone this holiday season? This may just be the place to share that message. This Framed Custom Wood Sign can have anything written on it and it makes for the most beautiful piece of wall decor. Which means it’s a present they will be able to admire for years to come. How cool are these homemade gifts?
$23.95 at the time of publication
I can’t help but think this a gift any grandfather would enjoy. At least, my grandfather would enjoy it. How many of you know someone who always has a pocket knife on them or in their car for emergencies? This personalized everyday knife is the perfect stocking stuffer for them!
$14.99 at the time of publication
For all the football fans out there, these are the perfect stocking stuffer for you. These homemade socks read, “If you can read this, leave me alone. I’m watching the Green Bay Packers.” And you can pick any team you want!
$34.99 at the time of publication
Another super fun homemade gift idea is this DIY Dream Catcher Kit. This allows someone to create their own special dream catcher however they want and also gives them a fun little activity to do when they need a break from everything else!
$18 at the time of publication
We all know someone who loves their Starbucks coffee! This is a really cool personalized homemade gift that you can give someone that will not only help that coffee lover in your life reduce their waste but every time they indulge in a delicious cup of coffee they’ll think of you.
$14.97 at the time of publication
We may have just shared the most thoughtful homemade gift for last. This Wallet Card Love Note is such a truly special, thoughtful, and intimate Christmas present you can get for the one you love the most this holiday season. Whatever you want to have written on it, Red Dot Laser Engraving will do that for you, creating a wallet card that they’ll want to keep with them forever.
You can’t get anymore thoughtful than these gifts right here. And another awesome part is that many of the homemade items on this list are handmade by small businesses. So it’s not just a gift for someone you love, it’s a gift to the small businesses.
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Sara Vallone has been a writer and editor for the last four and a half years. A graduate of Ohio University, she enjoys celebrity news, sports, and articles that enhance people’s lives.
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