The holidays are quickly approaching and I know many of you might be thinking about gift ideas right now… and handmade gifts are seriously the best! Handmade gifts are always the most special and you don’t have spend a lot to give something meaningful.

Today I’ve joined forces with 10 other bloggers for a Handmade Blog Hop to help you out with over 55 Handmade Gift Ideas that  you can bake, craft and create for holiday gifts!

Handmade Holidays Gift Ideas Blog Hop.  11 blogs and over 55 gift ideas to craft, bake and create.


Handmade gifts fill us up with happiness and creativity, which is why we thought each creative blogger could share some easy, DIY handmade gift ideas that will impress your loved ones this holiday. DIY projects are always fun and enjoyed by the entire family and can be a great way of spending some quality time with your little ones. I like to give them, and I LOVE to receive them! If you’re looking for some DIY handmade gift ideas this is definitely the place to be!

Welcome if you hopped over from Skip to My Lou!  I’m sharing 12 tutorials and recipes you can find here on TidyMom, then at the end of this post I’ll point you where to go next for more easy and inexpensive handmade gift ideas.  After you visit all 11 blogs, you will have more than 55 handmade gift ideas to get you started this holiday!  Have fun!! 

Favorite Handmade Gift  {Crafts}

Handmade gifts are always the most special and you don’t have spend a lot to give something meaningful.  Visit for over 55 Handmade Gift Ideas to make and give.

  • DIY {felt} Poinsettia Pin  – These Poinsettia Pins are as fun to wear as they are to make.
  • DIY Hand Painted Mugs – A super easy way to take a boring mug to festive hand painted holiday mug with a little class, fun and style! Perfect for gifting.
  • DIY Stenciled Holiday Towels –  These DIY Stenciled Holiday Tea Towels make a lovely handmade gift and the best part is….they are SOOO easy!!
  • DIY Lime & Mint Foot Soak + printable label – This simple to make Lime & Mint Foot Soak packaged up in a cute jar with a label you can download and print for free would make a great gift for anyone — be sure to make some for yourself!
  • Homemade Lemon Rosemary Bath Salts – This lemon rosemary bath salt recipe smells delightful, is oh so easy to make and would be a great gift for anyone who likes to be pampered.
  • Sweet N’ Spicy Brown Sugar Scrub –  Sooth dry winter skin with an easy to make homemade sugar scrub . It can exfoliate and repair dry skin for only pennies to make, and dress them up for a beautiful homemade gift anyone would love to receive.
  • DIY Girls Survival Kit (not pictured) – Grab a cute potholder and turn it into a survival kit every girl needs.

Want more handmade gift goodness in your life? Check out all of my handmade gift ideas.

Favorite Handmade Gift {Food}

Handmade gifts are always the most special and you don’t have spend a lot to give something meaningful.  Visit for over 55 Handmade Gift Ideas to make, bake and give.

  • Homemade Vanilla Extract – It’s not too late to make Homemade Vanilla Extract, just add a note of when it will be ready for use since it needs to sit for 6-8 weeks.
  • Homemade Peanut Butter & Chocolate Fudge –  Making homemade fudge doesn’t need to take a lot of time. This fudge recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes.  This recipe has been in our family for generations and makes a great gift!
  • Christmas Cake Truffles {Creme de Menthe} – Cake balls or cake truffles are one of my most requested food gifts during the holidays – creme de menthe is always a favorite flavor!
  • Christmas Tree Peppermint Bark – Use cookie cutters for this ridiculously easy to make yet indulgent luxurious looking treat that’s great for gifting!
  • Cinnamon Honey Butter – Indulgent  yes, but this Cinnamon Honey Butter makes a pretty presentation when you add a little bling to the jars, and pair with homemade bread, pound cake, biscuit mix or even bagels!
  • Five Minute Fudge Wreath –  Don’t be surprised if you make a batch of this fudge and discover you have way more friends than you used to! Be sure to make a batch for yourself!

Want more holiday goodness, check out all of my Christmas ideas and follow my Handmade Gift Ideas Pinterest Board

Follow Cheryl Sousan |’s board #Handmade gift ideas on Pinterest.

giftNow it’s time to hop on over to the next blog……go pay Cheryl over at CherylStyle a visit and see what fun she has for you!
homemade gift crafts blog hop

All the participating blogs:

Kim – Today’s Creative Blog
Cindy – Skip To My Lou
Cheryl – TidyMom
Cheryl – CherylStyle
Amy  – The Idea Room
Amy – Mod Podge Rocks
Leigh Anne – Your Home Based Mom
Kellie – Nest of Posies
Jen – Tatertots and Jello
Amy – Living Locurto
Jill – One Good Thing By Jillee