There’s something warm and whimsical about receiving a gift that is handmade just for you. Not only do you get a perfect present, you also feel your friend or family member’s creativity and thoughtfulness. Since so often holiday joy is tempered by the pain of standing in the line at the mall or waiting anxiously for an expensive Amazon package, why not go back to basics this season and create some beautiful presents for your loved ones at home.
Not only are the following gift ideas unique, they’re budget-friendly. With DIY it becomes less about how much you spend and more about a genuine connection. Check out our DIY gift ideas below—we've collected ideas for everyone from cooks to cuddle-bugs.
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