Today we have 11 DIY Christmas presents for your best friend – gift ideas to make yourself! We have put together eleven beautiful little things in our DIY archive!

Make 11 beautiful DIY Christmas gifts for your best friend

Here they come, our eleven DIY Christmas gift ideas for your best friend or sister or mom. For each idea you can find detailed instructions with step-by-step descriptions and lots of material tips via the link!

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Tip 1 – Dip Dye Candles

You can make a big batch of the beautiful Dip Dye candles and then give them away at any suitable opportunity. I have also used them in my colorful Advent wreath.

Tip 2 – Lavender Lotion Bars

Make DIY lavender lotion bars yourself - solid body lotion in one piece for on the go

The small lavender lotion bars can be easily taken with you in a small container and are essentially body lotion in one piece. They help against dry skin on the legs and exude a calming scent.

Tip 3 – knit beautiful dishcloths

Knitting DIY dishcloths - three easy patterns for beginners

If you can knit, then take a look at our 3 free patterns for dishcloths – in beautiful colors they immediately enhance any kitchen and they are plastic-free and can be used again and again!

Tip 4 – make your own soothing pillow spray

Pillowspray Raumspray

This pillow spray with lavender is very easy to make – a lovely gift that can help you fall asleep!

Tip 5 – Design candles with water slide film

Design candles with water slide film. Transfer texts and motifs to candles

With water slide film you can transfer any design to candles – like a candle tattoo. In our article Designing candles with water slide film we tell you in detail how to do it. All you really need is the foil and acrylic spray.

Tip 6 – Sun catcher with DIY terrazzo beads

DIY sun catcher with terrazzo beads made of polymer clay. Gift idea

A DIY suncatcher provides magical light. You can simply use a set of sun crystals and any beads. I made terrazzo beads myself from polymer clay and will tell you in the article how easy it is.

Tip 7 – Make your own terrazzo soap

Make DIY terrazzo soap - simple DIY gift idea for your best friend

Even more terrazzo look with this simple terrazzo soap, which you can recreate in any color. You make a whole block and then have lots and lots of slices to give away!

Tip 8 – Epoxy resin letters

You can use the letters made of epoxy resin and dried flowers as a base for key chains or simply as decoration.

Tip 9 – Loop scarf with sun print technology

Dye your DIY loop scarf with silk dye - watercolor look - bleach fabric in the sun with a leaf pattern

The sun is missing right now – because that’s what you need for this DIY: A loop scarf with leaf prints using the sun printing process.

Tip 10 – Sew your own cosmetic bag with cork

Sew your own square cosmetic bag - step by step sewing instructions - with cork bottom in any size

I didn’t give away my cosmetic bag, but according to the article I still use it – I think it’s been six or seven years now! Cork is a great material because it can be easily wiped off. You can get cork material here, for example.

Tip 11 – DIY nail balm for beautiful hands

You can find a simple nail balm recipe for caring for beautiful hands as a simple DIY cosmetics guide here.

Even more beautiful Christmas presents for your best friend to read on

And if you haven’t found the right one yet, or you would rather buy a gift, we have a few articles here for you to read on

Have fun giving gifts,


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