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Diy Christmas Gift Ideas for Friends

Updated on October 6, 2018

Craft Special Gifts

If you are looking to buy special presents for loved ones but money is tight - fear not because you can make a very special and thoughtful gift that doesn't cost a fortune to make. Nothing could be more thoughtful than crafting a gift from the heart for your friends and family. Whether you want to make a special collage with photos of you and them or you want to make them a breakfast hamper - these DIY Christmas Gifts for Friends will give you lots of inspiration.

Pancake Kit

Pancake Kit

Who wouldn't love waking up to this breakfast kit on Christmas morning. Not only that - but it will give the recipient a helping hand while they are busy wrapping last minute gifts, they can dive straight into this breakfast.

Spa in a Mug

Spa in a Mug

Ideal for a cheap gift as it can be done for approximately $10. Stock up on supplies from the dollar store such as mugs and socks and add other items such as nail polish and nail files.

Box of Sunshine

Box of Sunshine

Send your friend some happiness with this box of sunshine. Fill a cardboard box with yellow tissue paper and yellow items such as shampoo and candles. Make a card with the message "Box of Sunshine". This is a great idea if you're friend has been feeling down or if they are away from home and you want to cheer them up.

Crayon Art

Crayon Art

This is a super easy gift idea that will bring color to their walls. Hot glue a pack of crayons onto a canvas coming from pictures of you and your friends. Take a hair dryer and hold over the crayons until they gently melt. You may want to put paper under the project to avoid a mess.

For Your Mistletoes

For Your Mistletoes

To recreate this cute idea purchase a pair of socks and some nail polish. Tie together with twine and write the words "For Your Mistletoes" on the label. This is a great cheap gift idea if you have loads of gifts to give.

Friends Bauble

Friends Bauble

Since it has been re-released on Netflix - the Friends sitcom has become popular again. So show you're friend you'll be there for them with this really cute ornament. You'll need a white bauble and black, red, blue and yellow paint. Copy the design in the picture onto your bauble with the paints and a paint brush.

Teal Themed

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Teal Themed

For the creative person in your life - teal is a wonderful color to inspire their imagination. Purchase products in this color such as chewing gum, socks, candy and nail polish for example and pop in a jar with a cute bow and a message saying " I want to teal you".

Monogram Collage

Monogram Collage

Make them a collage of photos in the shape of the letter of their first name. Purchase a wooden letter and print out pictures of the two of you together. This is then glued to the letter and sealed with Mod Podge. You can embellish it with rhinestones to make it extra special.

Candy Bauble

Candy Bauble

If you have a lot of friends and little money - try making this super cheap and quick gift. Purchase a batch of clear plastic baubles and fill with red and green candy for example M&Ms. Finish with a label of their name. They could hang this on their Christmas tree when finished.

Best Friends Collage

Best Friends Collage

Buy a canvas and paint it black. Add pictures of the 2 of you and write a thoughtful message in white paint.

Cozy Mugs

Cozy Mugs

For the coffee lover - fill a mug with items such as coffee sachets and candy canes for the festive touch.

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