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5 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 gifts this year?

If you’re looking for cute holiday gifts that can be put together in a matter of minutes, check out these five simple DIY 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!

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These ideas will for sure 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, too!

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!

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Here’s how to take ordinary items and transform them into small thoughtful gifts with clever gift tags!

1. Brownie and Oven Mitt Gift

brownie mix easy christmas 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

reindeer root beer gift tags
Decorate a 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 this cute coordinating FREE gift tag.


3. Gingerbread Cookie Supplies Gift

gingerbread cookie christmas 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

coffee mug and tea gift tag
For the tea lover, place some tea packets, a honey bear, and a fresh lemon inside a large mug. For the coffee lover, place K-cups and mini flavored syrups inside instead. For chocolate lovers, place hot chocolate, marshmallows, and chocolate candy inside the mug. Then attach this coordinating FREE gift tag.


5. “We Wash You a Merry Christmas” Hand Soap Gift

hand soap christmas gifts

Using these free printable gift tags and Bath & Body Works hand soaps (or whichever hand soaps you like), add some ribbon and a personalized note for a super cute and frugal gift idea! 🙂


Want more clever “punny” FREE printable tags for Christmas gifts? 

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Check out these additional ideas:  


Gift a magazine for the holidays with these free printable gift tags!

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Comments 15

  1. Likebeth

    So cute!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Thanks!

  2. madisongriffis

    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

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Oh yay!! And yes that popcorn was a great deal 👍❤️

  3. ReneeAnn

    Sorry this is unrelated but Shutterfly has 50% off cards today…does anyone think they’ll do a better deal on Black Friday or Cyber Monday? Not sure if I should wait or not.

  4. Shoppingfan

    These are too cute. Just added them to my stash. Thanks H2S team! U guys rock!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Oh hooray! I’m so glad you like ❤️

  5. MrsBK

    All of these are cute and creative. Thanks for the ideas.

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      You’re welcome! Thanks for stopping by 🥰

  6. SueJo

    These are so thoughtful and creative!!!

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Yay thanks!

  7. Sabrina Hydrick

    Omg….you just gave me the BEST gift ideas….thank you so much Lina!💕

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Thanks – I’m so glad you can use them 🥰

  8. Kimberly E Johnson

    These helped me so much with my tight budget! Makes it possible to gift office mates🙂

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Oh I’m so glad you were able to create some fun gifts! Thanks for sharing ❤️

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