8 Easy DIY Christmas Gift Ideas – Free Printable Gift Tags Included!
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Need to put together a few inexpensive yet thoughtful DIY Christmas gift Ideas this year?
If you’re looking for cute holiday gifts that can be put together in a matter of minutes, check out these simple DIY Christmas gift ideas. They each incorporate items you can easily find at your local grocery store, Dollar Tree, or maybe even in your own stockpile at home!
These DIY Christmas gift ideas will surely bring holiday cheer and smiles!
To make things even easier, I’ve created some festive AND free printable gift tags (links below) so you can quickly personalize these gifts. They’re perfect for teachers, friends, neighbors, and anyone you’d like to wish a Merry Christmas!
I love that these creative ideas prove you don’t have to spend a lot of money to make someone feel special and appreciated this holiday season!
Here’s how to take ordinary items and transform them into small, thoughtful gifts with clever gift tags!
1. Brownie and Oven Mitt Gift
Grab a box of decadent chocolate brownie mix along with an oven mitt and kitchen tools. Then, secure all of the items with a holiday bow and our free printable gift tag. You could also include the tag on any sweet treats you bring to holiday parties as well!
2. Reindeer Root Beer Gift
Decorate a 4-pack or 6-pack of root beer with brown pipe cleaners, craft eyes, and red craft poms (see more about this craft in the VIDEO HERE – from 2013!! 😱). Then print and attach our FREE cute and coordinating gift tag.
3. Gingerbread Cookie Supplies Gift
Grab a package of gingerbread cookie mix, white icing, and a gingerbread man cookie cutter and wrap all the items with a holiday bow and then pair with this cute printable gift tag.
4. Tea or Coffee Mug Gift
For the tea lover, place some tea packets, a honey bear, and a fresh lemon inside a large mug. For the coffee lover, use K-cups and mini flavored syrups inside instead. For chocolate lovers, place hot chocolate, mini-marshmallows, and chocolate candy inside the mug. Then attach this coordinating FREE gift tag.
5. “We Wash You a Merry Christmas” Hand Soap Gift
Using these free printable gift tags and Bath & Body Works hand soaps (or whichever hand soaps you like). Just add some ribbon and a personalized note for a super cute and frugal gift idea!
6. Candle, Soap, Potpourri, or Scented Pine Cone Gift
Simply attach a gift tag using holiday ribbon or twine to any small gift that smells like Christmas! Some examples could be a scented candle, hand soap, potpourri, or a bag of scented pinecones!
7. Fleece Throw or Blanket
Gift a warm holiday fleece throw blanket using our cute tag! To achieve this presentation, I first rolled the throw blanket and then taped the ribbon and attached the gift tag.
8. Whisk Filled with Chocolate Kisses
In this example, I’ve stuffed a kitchen whisk with chocolate kisses and then wrapped it with transparent cellophane wrap and our gift tag. I then attached the whisk to a store-bought cookie mix so the recipient can make yummy cookies topped with kisses!
Want more clever, “punny”, and FREE printable tags for Christmas gifts? Check out these additional ideas:
- 3 Easy, Thoughtful Gifts for $4 or Less
- “Here’s Soapin You Have a Merry Christmas” soap set gift
- “Now watch me sip on Chardon-Nay-Nay!” wine gift
Ah I love these! Out budget is tight this year but I still wanted to get my kids teachers something that showed I appreciated them. Snagged that moose munch you guys posted and ill be on the look out for brownie mix and hot cocoa and use your guys “sweet” christmas tag <3
Oh yay!! And yes that popcorn was a great deal 👍❤️
These are too cute. Just added them to my stash. Thanks H2S team! U guys rock!
Oh hooray! I’m so glad you like ❤️
All of these are cute and creative. Thanks for the ideas.
You’re welcome! Thanks for stopping by 🥰
These are so thoughtful and creative!!!
Omg….you just gave me the BEST gift ideas….thank you so much Lina!💕
Thanks – I’m so glad you can use them 🥰
These helped me so much with my tight budget! Makes it possible to gift office mates🙂
Oh I’m so glad you were able to create some fun gifts! Thanks for sharing ❤️
I am doing a version of this already but thank you for the printable tag ideas!
Oh you’re welcome!
Really cute ideas. Love the root beer one.
Thanks Sue! Merry Christmas!
Love it! We are doing jiffy pop and a 2-liter with a “just popping by to say Merry Christmas” printout I made.
Oh I really like this idea!. I celebrate holidays with my neighbor I would like to combine a hand soap ( with a tag we wash you a merry Christmas) and modify the root beer tag to a happy new beer with a bigger bottle of the beer she likes. What a great idea! This is awesome, thanks, Lina! oh what fun!
Oh sure! I love that idea- cute!
@LINA–you are SO creative! 🙂 thanks so much for giving us those ideas & for allowing us to use your printable tags…that is so thoughtful & generous! @ COLLIN et al–THANK YOU for another year of frugal fun on H2S– i appreciate each one of you!! <3
I love giving craft sodas, including root beer, to my son’s male teachers. Even a single is SO appreciated. Easy to drink or share, and male teachers often get overlooked.