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Inexpensive and Easy Homemade Gift Ideas

Inexpensive and Easy Homemade Gift Ideas

If you are in need of an inexpensive and easy homemade gift idea, here are some fantastic ideas that I have made in the past!

These are the best homemade gifts I have given and are good, inexpensive gifts for friends or coworkers!  These creative homemade gift ideas are guaranteed to be enjoyed by the recipient and are easy to put together!

Plus many of these ideas come with free printable labels or tags, giving them a professional look!

 
Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - lentil soup in a jar

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes – Curried Lentil Soup with Free Printable Recipe Card

Gather the dry ingredients and place them in a jar with a recipe card and optional fun ladle! 

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - chocolate mug cake mix in a jar

Chocolate Mug Cake Mix in a Jar Recipe

This is an easy 3-2-1 recipe of dry cake mix that you can make in the microwave in just one minute.  Perfect for chocolate loving friends!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - snowflake bath confetti

How to Make Bath Confetti – Easy DIY Gift Idea!

This is made out of paper that dissolves in water, castile soap, and essential oils.  Give the gift of relaxation with this DIY bath confetti!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - frankincense soap

Homemade Soap for Christmas with Pine & Frankincense Essential Oils

Making soap is easier than you may think – especially when you read how easy it is to make this pine and frankincense scented melt and pour soap.  You can make 12 bars in less than an hour and knock off many gifts in just one batch!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - charcoal face soap

DIY Charcoal and Clay Facial Bar Soap with Essential Oils

This melt and pour soap recipe uses essential oils, charcoal, and clay to create a unique facial bar soap to spoil a friend with this DIY bath & beauty gift.  Again, you can make 12 bars in under an hour!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - lavender and rose soap

Easy Melt & Pour Lavender & Rose Soap with Gold Mica Powder

Here is a slightly fancier version of melt and pour soap that will make the recipient hard to believe that you made it – and they are truly easy to make!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - homemade card

Homemade Note Cards Using Shaving Cream & Food Coloring!

This uses shaving cream and food coloring to create the unique design on the card.  Keep your colors to red and green to make your own Christmas cards or tags with this technique!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - scrabble tile christmas wall hanging

Unique Christmas Decorations: Scrabble Tile Christmas Magnet Boards

This is another fun crafty gift idea where you can turn scrabble tiles into magnets and make some seasonal wall decor!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - succulents in a tea cup

Succulent Tea Cups | Frugal Gift Idea

Grab some teacups from a thrift store and plant some succulents!  The recipient can enjoy the plant on their desk or they can replant in their yard and watch it spread!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - repurposed cookie tins

Turn Those Ugly Cookie Tins Into an Adorable Re-Usable Gift Box!

Have any old or ugly or cookie tins that could use a makeover?  Give them a spray paint makeover and turn them into reusuable gift boxes!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas - photo transfer on wood

Photo Transfer on Wood – Rustic & Antique Style!

Learn how to transfer a photo on to a piece of wood and create a personal DIY handmade gift idea!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas- needle felted essential oil diffuser ornament

Needle Felted Essential Oil Diffuser Ornament

Making needle felted Christmas ornaments are easy to make, and also make great essential oil diffusers!  Add some Christmas essential oil blends to the ornaments to spread the scent of Christmas cheer!

Easy Homemade Gift Ideas origami money flower poinsettia

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas: Poinsettias With Money Origami Flower!

This is a creative way to include a bonus cash gift within a poinsettia plant with money origami flowers!

Plus – check out this list of DIY bath and Beauty Gifts you can make!

 

Tips For Creating Inexpensive and Frugal DIY Gift Ideas

$50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!  Ends January 8th!

$50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Ends January 8th!

  I am hosting a very fun $50 Amazon Gift Card giveaway for the next week to celebrate the beginning of 2020!! Here’s another reason why I’m doing this….. My e-mail is so full every day that I have a hard time keeping up.  But sprinkled in those e-mails, I do get lists of promo… Continue Reading

New Way To Save with Fetch Rewards App (Walmart Grocery Customers – This is For You!)

New Way To Save with Fetch Rewards App (Walmart Grocery Customers – This is For You!)

What is Fetch Rewards? Fetch Rewards is a great cashback app you can download on your smartphone.  Today I’m going to give you my review of Fetch Rewards and show you how Fetch Rewards works.  This money saving app is great for scanning receipts, earning cashback on online purchases, and now is also great for… Continue Reading

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes – Curried Lentil Soup with Free Printable Recipe Card

Dry Soup Mix In A Jar Recipes – Curried Lentil Soup with Free Printable Recipe Card

What can you put in a mason jar as a gift?? If you are looking for a great mason jar gift idea this holiday season, then I have one for you!  This one is a dry soup mix in a jar recipe for curried lentil soup.   For this one, you need just a few dry… Continue Reading

4 Ingredient Instant Oatmeal Recipe: How To Make Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets

4 Ingredient Instant Oatmeal Recipe: How To Make Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets

Today I’m going to show you how to make your own instant oatmeal recipe! This recipe is simple and has only 4 ingredients in it! It does not contain any processed thickeners or preservatives like maltodextrin, which is found in packaged instant oatmeal you find in the store. Plus, when you put together your own… Continue Reading

Wall Hanging Ideas: DIY and Where To Buy!

  *This is a guest post written by Ashley Lipman from instapainting.com* An open wall is like a blank canvas on which you can display your creativity and personality. The opportunities for design schemes are endless– which can make it nearly impossible to make a decision about what to put up. That’s why today I’m… Continue Reading

How to Re-Decorate a Room on a Budget | 9+ Project Ideas + Before & After Pictures

How to Re-Decorate a Room on a Budget | 9+ Project Ideas + Before & After Pictures

  Are you living in an apartment filled with neutral colors on the walls that you can’t change?  Do you have a guest room that needs a face lift?  Are you just bored with your decor, but can’t afford $1,000’s for a room makeover?  Do you have thrift store or hand-me-down furniture that you want… Continue Reading

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