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50+ Easy DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Friends in 2022

DIY holiday and Christmas gift ideas for friends

DIY holiday and Christmas gift ideas for friends

Festive Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas for Friends

If you are looking to buy special presents for loved ones but money is tight, fear not because you can create your own very special and thoughtful gift that doesn't cost a fortune to make. Nothing could be more thoughtful than crafting a gift from the heart for your friends and family.

Whether you want to make a special collage with photos of you and them or you want to make them a breakfast hamper, these DIY Christmas gifts for friends will give you lots of inspiration.

Spa in a mug

Spa in a mug

Spa in a Mug

This is ideal for a cheap gift, as it can be done for approximately $10. Stock up on supplies from the dollar store, such as mugs and socks, and add other items, such as nail polish and nail files.

Box of sunshine

Box of sunshine

Box of Sunshine

Send your friend some happiness with this box of sunshine. Fill a cardboard box with yellow tissue paper and yellow items such as shampoo and candles. Make a card with the message "Box of Sunshine". This is a great idea if your friend has been feeling down or if they are away from home and you want to cheer them up.

For your mistletoes

For your mistletoes

For Your Mistletoes

To recreate this cute idea, purchase a pair of socks and some nail polish. Tie together with twine and write the words "For Your Mistletoes" on the label. This is a great cheap gift idea if you have loads of gifts to give.

"Friends" bauble

"Friends" bauble

Friends Bauble

Show your friend you'll be there for them with this really cute ornament from the ever-popular sitcom Friends. You'll need a white bauble and black, red, blue and yellow paint. Copy the design in the picture onto your bauble with the paints and a paintbrush.

Teal-themed gift

Teal-themed gift

Teal-Themed Gift

For the creative person in your life, teal is a wonderful color to inspire their imagination. Purchase products in this color, such as chewing gum, socks, candy and nail polish, for example, and pop everything in a jar with a cute bow and a message saying, "I want to teal you".

Monogram collage

Monogram collage

Monogram Collage

Make them a collage of photos in the shape of the letter of their first name. Purchase a wooden letter and print out pictures of the two of you together. Then glue it to the letter and seal it with Mod Podge. You can embellish it with rhinestones to make the gift extra special.

Candy bauble

Candy bauble

Candy Bauble

If you have a lot of friends and little money, try making this super cheap and quick gift. Purchase a batch of clear plastic baubles and fill them with red and green candy, such as M&Ms. Finish with a label of their name. They could hang this on their Christmas tree when it's finished.

Best friends collage

Best friends collage

Best Friends Collage

Buy a canvas and paint it black. Add pictures of the two of you and write a thoughtful message in white paint.

Cozy mugs

Cozy mugs

Cozy Mugs

For the coffee lover – fill a mug with items such as coffee sachets and candy canes for a festive touch.

M&Ms

M&Ms

M&Ms

This is a great idea for giving to anybody, from coworkers to friends. Purchase plastic bulbs, fill them about halfway with some M&Ms and add name tags.

Yellow and gold

Yellow and gold

Yellow and Gold

For a friend that loves yellow or gold, make them a box filled with items in these colors. You could purchase nail polishes, socks, soft toys, candy and even toiletries. This is sure to bring a smile to their face.

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Comments

Anamika batra on March 05, 2020:

Thank you so much dear one.. ♥️ I really love your creations.. Nd tommorow is my best friend's birthday