21 Delightful Ways To Make Homemade Holiday Gifts

Whether with holiday celebrations or with GEICO customer service, ‘tis the season to be jolly! And what better way to say you care than by taking the time to make a DIY gift. Your friends and family will surely be delighted.

1. For the sweet tooth in your life.

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2. One won’t be enough, so you better make s’more!

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3. Single-serving pie means it was made for you and you only.

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4. Granola is grand! Especially as a present.

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5. Whip up some Christmas Chai, and everyone will feel all nice and snuggly.

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6. Maybe a pair of suspenders for the fellow in your life?

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7. Or a DIY skinny tie?

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Make your wide ties a little more hip! Full instructions here.

8. For a little bit of nostalgia and delight, repourpose old floppy disks into a chandeleir.

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9. Keep winter lips soft with make-it-yourself lip balm!

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10. Who doesn’t like fun soap?

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11. Handmade hair accessories are so delightful.

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12. So are handmade candles!

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13. Make a DIY Coffee Sleeve for the coffee addict in your life.

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14. For the friend in your life who wants to kick it old school with a new-fangled iPad.

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15. Here’s a delightful way to personalize iPhone cases.

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16. And another cool way to personalize tights!

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17. Make some DIY foam stamps…

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For your DIY wrapping paper!

18. Make a Fox Box to put your presents in!

19. Try heat embossing to make your holiday cards extra delightful!

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It’s the same kind of delight you get from GEICO customer service.

20. If you’re feeling adventurous in your gift wrapping, use yarn to make creative patterns and bows.

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21. And even if the recipient is naughty, they can still get a gift in a coal box.

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Now that all your present making is done… it's time to sing with glee!

Have a delightful holiday everyone!

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