20 Easy DIY Homemade Gift Ideas for Everyone On Your List

December 10, 2015·

I love making homemade gifts for the people on my list. Not only is it sometimes way more cost effective to hand make gifts for people, it’s also just a little bit more meaningful to show that you put that extra effort into their gift by taking the time to make them something special and unique.

I’m ALWAYS on the hunt for gift ideas for friends (both men and women!), gift ideas for family, and even gift ideas for the kids on my list!

I’ve been sharing A TON of DIY recipes with you guys this year, and so I wanted to do a “round up” of some of my favorite DIY recipes that would make PERFECT homemade gifts for ANYONE and everyone on your gift-giving list!

I’ve got them broken down into categories: DIY Bath & Beauty Gifts, DIY Cleaning & Household Gifts, & DIY Gifts for Kiddos (or a new mama!).

PRO TIP & BONUS: MOST of these DIY recipes make “batches,” so you could make multiples of each and then make gift baskets for people. So, you could have a DIY Bath & Beauty gift basket for one person, a DIY Cleaning or Household basket for someone else, and a DIY Kiddo & Mama basket for another person. All you’d have to do is just package a few of your DIY items up in a cute way and boom! Done!

BONUS BONUS: Since all of these recipes include essential oils, you could easily customize MOST (not all, but MOST) of the recipes with different essential oils for different purposes or scents. 🙂

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Check them out… I hope you like the ideas!

DIY Bath & Beauty Gifts

1. DIY Organic Lip Balm

Just change out the oils for different scents if you like!

DIY Organic Lip Balm / Chap Stick with Essential Oils (Beeswax & Vaseline Free!) (3)

2. DIY “Stress Away” Sugar Scrub

This is another recipe that could easily be customized with different oily scents. Lavender? Lemon? Yes, please!

DIY "Stress Away" Sugar Scrub Recipe

3. DIY Bath Salts

This is one of the easiest on the list… Just add in any desired essential oils!

Easy DIY Romantic Bath Salts using Young Living Essential Oils

4. DIY Makeup Setting Spray

DIY Makeup Setting Spray (3)

5. DIY All-Purpose Body Scrub

DIY All-Natural, All-Purpose, Non-Toxic Beauty Scrub for Hands, Lips, Face, and Body using Young Living Essential Oils || http://bit.ly/MollyYLEO

6. DIY Body Wash

DIY Body Wash with Essential Oils http://bit.ly/mollyyleo (1)

7. DIY Body Butter

DIY Summer Skin Body Butter with Essential Oils | http://bit.ly/mollyyleo

8. DIY Homemade Bath Bombs

This recipe is from my friend Kate! I have been wanting to try this recipe and I wanted to include it because, I mean… AWESOME!


9. DIY After Shave (For the Guys!)

For the Guys | DIY After Shave with Essential Oils (3)

DIY Household Gifts

10. DIY Air Freshening Room Spray

DIY Non-Toxic Homemade Air Freshener Spray (2)

11. DIY Linen Spray

DIY Linen Spray (3)

12. Dryer Balls with Essential Oils

Simple Swap: Ditch Dryer Sheets with Dryer Balls & Essential Oils (3)

13. DIY Powder Laundry Detergent

DIY Non-Toxic Powder Laundry Detergent (Cloth Diaper Safe!) with Young Living Essential Oils | Purification and Lemon (1)

14. DIY Foaming Hand Soap

DIY Foaming Hand Soap with Essential Oils

15. DIY Dishwasher Tabs

I would not change the oils in this one.

DIY (Borax-Free) Dishwasher Tabs with Essential Oils (4)

DIY Gifts for the Kiddos (or a New Mama!)

16. DIY Therapeutic Play Dough

"Therapeutic" Play Dough Recipe (4)

17. DIY Baby Diaper Cream

DIY Baby Diaper Cream with Essential Oils (3)

18. DIY Belly Butter

DIY "Belly Butter" to Support Healthy Skin Before, During, & After Pregnancy (2)

19. DIY Calming & Relaxing Roll-On

DIY Calming & Relaxing Essential Oils Roll-On (3)

20. DIY “Wake Up” Energizing Roll-On

DIY Wake Up & Energizing Essential Oil Blend (4)

So, what do you think? What’s your favorite idea on the list? Any that you will try? Which recipe would you add?



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