Looking for easy homemade gift ideas? On this page you'll find a range of tutorials for simple gifts to make for all the family, whether it's for Christmas or birthdays, or just because!
Here you'll find instructions for lots of random easy craft and gift ideas that can span several gift categories. If you are making a gift for a specific occasion (eg Christmas) or type of gift (eg food), then you can also use the navigation bar to the left to find many more seasonal gift ideas on other pages. But scan below too because you might just find something you like...
Scattered through this page you'll also find some of the gift tutorials shared by our readers. And if you have any easy homemade gift ideas you'd like to share with us, do submit them here. We love reading them, and so do our readers!
If you're looking for a gift to make for a person who likes to be organised, you can't go wrong with the bulletin board projects below, or a set of peg magnets for those people who like to stick everything up on the fridge!
If you like a touch of sewing, these next gifts will be right up your alley. The wrist pin cushions are a great idea if you're making a gift for other crafters... so cute!
And if you don't like sewing or just want to save time, here is a quick and easy no-sew way to make gorgeous decorative bunting - lovely!
Know a worry-wort? Why not make them a sweet little worry stone which they can carry around for those stressful times? In any case, it will let them know that you're thinking of them :-)
Of these next projects, I especially love making lavender and oatmeal bath tub tea. It smells divine and looks so amazing even though it is super quick to make.
Looking for homemade jewellery to make? The following tutorials with step-by-step photo instructions will help you make a lovely gift, even if you've never made a piece of jewellery before!
These printable gifts are quick to make and you don't need many materials at home to get started. I especially like the paper star lantern as it folds flat and is a nice little gift to pop in the post for a friend far away.
For wrapping your gift, take a look at our printable gift boxes and bags. These are so easy to download, print and assemble at home, and with editable labels you can personalize them too! In 9 different patterns for occasions all year around.
And check out all our printable greeting cards, including a free printable envelope template for many of the designs!
Want to make a homemade gift for kids, or make a gift with your kids for someone else? Here are a few fun projects to get you started...
There are many delicious food recipes on our homemade food gifts page, but here are just a few super easy and quick recipes that I thought I'd mention. The flavoured sugars are probably the simplest, and only take a few minutes to make. Yum!
Want a super last-minute gift idea? Fold cash into hearts, stars, shirts, flowers and more - a perfect idea when you're running short on time. There are many tutorials you can check out on our money origami page.
Pampering bath and body gifts are also super quick to make, and you don't need complicated ingredients. Make a pamper hamper full of fabulous gifts such as bath salts, body scrubs and bath bombs. Check out links to those projects and more on our bath and body recipes page.
And once you've made your gift, you'll may want to check out our gift wrapping techniques and tutorials, where you'll find free printable box and bag templates to download, and lots of other creative gift wrapping ideas.
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