Take Christmas gifts into your own hands this year with these festive DIYs.

DIY Gifts to Spread Holiday Cheer

Do-it-yourself holiday gifts may seem like an old tradition of glue guns and turkeys made out of handprints. But it doesn’t have to be. You can take it up a notch this holiday season.

From acorns to herb garlands, we’re using the materials you can find in and around your house to create DIY gifts to spread holiday cheer—you might not even need to make a trip to the store! Check out some of the tutorials below for terrarium ornaments, wool blankets, herb garlands, marigold paper flowers, and more.

Make a DIY gift bag to use yourself or as a stocking stuffer for even more gifts. (We’re stuffing ours with items from our wine lover’s gift guide. Did you know we’ve put together a wide range of gift guides, featuring Western makers and brands?)

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We’ve even collected a few ways to take your gift wrapping to the next level. For the gardener in your life, you can create your own succulent gift toppers that instantly transform a present with a more down-to-earth vibe, if you know what we mean. Like the look of a classic Christmas gift? Then DIY a miniature wreath to top all of your presents for some extra green glam. 

Spread some holiday cheer by taking the time to create presents with your own hands this holiday season. Your loved ones will appreciate the time and care you put into crafting and creating their gift.


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