Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas
Welcome to our collection of easy homemade Christmas gift ideas for men, women and kids, all with step-by-step photo tutorials. There are dozens of easy crafts and presents to make for all your friends and family, plus free printable Xmas cards and gift box templates to download.
We love making gifts and have enjoyed making all of the tutorials on our site. We hope you enjoy browsing our tutorials, and do share and pin our images if you like them!
NEW: Personalized Posters
Looking for something special for your Mom or Dad? Make them a poster celebrating your family's particular Christmas traditions. It's easy using our subway-art poster generator.
You could also make a poster with lyrics from your favourite Christmas carols, or using words from your favourite Christmas poems or stories. The possibilities are endless!
Or check out these really beautiful and easy to make "likes" posters you can personalize to members of your family!
Christmas is a wonderful excuse to be romantic and treat your partner to make them feel special. These printable love coupons are a gift that keep giving (extra brownie points!), and with editable text you can tailor them perfectly to your loved one.
These are a fabulous last minute homemade Christmas gift idea too, for those of you who've left it a little late this year...
Use our newspaper generator to make a funny newspaper article about how your dad (or grandad) is Santa's closest relative :-)
Printable Christmas Cards
Looking for free printable Christmas cards? Take a look at our massive collection of gorgeous festive cards, all completely free to download in beautiful high resolution PDF format. Perfect for saving you time and money while you spread some Christmas cheer!
And you'll find 20 more designs on our Printable Xmas cards page too.
Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas to Make
I love making gifts but I never have a lot of time. I tend to only make gifts that are quick and simple, but I still want them to look great! Below you'll find some of my favourites.
I love bath and body gifts, they are so indulgent somehow. And pampering gifts are great gift ideas for the busy people in your life who need to be reminded to slow down and take some time for themselves! There are more bath and body gift ideas here .
Making flowers is such a versatile gift. Upcycle an inexpensive garment into something unique, or make brooches or hair accessories. You'll find more homemade Christmas gift ideas and projects on our holiday gift ideas for women page.
These next three homemade Christmas gift ideas are a little more time-involved but still straightforward to make, and you can really stamp your own personality on any of them by choosing fabulous paper or fabrics.
Wondering what to make for your boyfriend, husband, brother or Dad this Christmas? These are a selection of the most popular homemade gifts for guys. You can also see more ideas on my pages about boyfriend gift ideas and Christmas gift ideas for your husband .
Christmas-time feels extra-special now that we have little children. Although Sophie is too young to understand (this will be her first Christmas!), James is now 3 and for him it's going to be huge!! We've found in the past he is so excited about unwrapping gifts, but after receiving the first one he'd happily play with it all day and doesn't seem so interested in opening more. I'm sure that will change!
Here are a few gifts that our family have enjoyed, and you can find more on our homemade baby and toddler gift ideas page
And if you have kids who also want to be creative around Christmas why not set them up with some of these lovely kids Christmas crafts on my friend's website...
More Printable Gifts
We love our printable gifts! They are beautifully designed and so easy to make: just personalize with our easy online form, download, and print at home. Here are some of our latest products which are perfect last-minute homemade Christmas gift ideas!
Take a peek at our festive Christmas gift ideas. I love the Brownies in a Jar gift with their printable labels, it makes it so easy to assemble a gift that looks amazing.
Easy to Make Christmas Decorations and Crafts
We love making Christmas decorations! Do check out our collection of 30 Christmas ornament tutorials for some festive inspiration for your home, including lots of printable templates to make it super simple for you:
We also have a collection of 24 festive Christmas craft ideas, perfect for a wintery evening crafting at home.
Creative Cash Gifts
Possibly the quickest gift of all is to give cash, but that can seem a bit impersonal, like you really did forget to buy them a present! But by folding cash in an origami design, you transform it into a creative and memorable gift. Pick one of the designs below or see more on our money origami page . All designs with full step-by-step instructions, suitable even for beginners.
Homemade Christmas Gag Gifts
For me, Christmas is about good times and laughter with your friends and family. So I've collected together some great homemade Christmas gift ideas to bring some laughter and get you all in the mood for Xmas cheer!
You'll find more gag gift ideas on our homemade Christmas gag gifts page.
Christmas Card Messages, Poems and Quotes
Need some inspiration for what to write in your Christmas cards? Browse our collection of festive Christmas card messages, poems and quotes:
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And we have some great quotes and wishes for the New Year too!
Free Printable Christmas Tags
Looking for printable Christmas tags? You'll find a huge collection of gorgeous gift tag sets on our free printable Christmas tags page.
Christmas Coloring Pages
If you're looking for an activity to keep the kids entertained while you're busy doing holiday chores, then print out one of our cute Christmas coloring pages! There is a range of cute holiday designs, from Santa to Snowmen, and even card templates to color in!
If you're looking for more challenging coloring sheets for adults and older kids, then take a look at our Christmas Coloring Pages for Adults where you'll find lots of intricate designs for adults and older children.
Elf Goodbye Letter
An Elf Goodbye Letter is the perfect way to say goodbye to your Elf on the Shelf. Your children have just enjoyed a month of fun and hilarious moments with the Elf, and it can be hard to let go. A letter from the Elf will help them reflect on all the joy that they've had together.
Free Printable Letter to Santa Templates
We're spreading yuletide joy like Santa spreads gifts with our bundle of festive free printable letters to Santa! Whether you're looking for a fill-in-the-blanks Santa letter template, or a "Dear Santa" letterhead to compose your own message, take a look at our collection of festive Santa letter freebies! 🎅📜
Free Printable Letter From Santa Templates
With our customizable Santa letter template, you can bring some North Pole magic right to your living room! Just type your child's name into the form, and you'll get a downloadable PDF ready to print. Your very own letter from Santa will be in your hands faster than you can say "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer!"
Christmas Word Searches
With Christmas on the way, why not get stuck into some Christmas word search puzzles? As the weather starts to cool, and with the children at home, these printable puzzles are a fun and educational activity for the whole family.
Christmas Word Scramble Puzzles
Take a look at our very merry page of free printable Christmas word scramble puzzles. We've sprinkled festive fun onto paper, bringing you and your children the most engaging and enjoyable Christmas word scramble printables. We're absolutely certain that they'll add a dash of joy and a whole lot of vocabulary-building for your little elves this holiday season.
Gift Wrapping Ideas
Take a look at our gift wrapping ideas , including origami boxes, Japanese fabric wrapping, and more!
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