Christmas can be super stressful, not least of all because of all the gifts you have to buy.

One of my ways to save money around the holidays is to give a lot of DIY gifts. It also makes the gifts more personal.

Here are a few ways you can make Christmas gifts from the heart, on a budget.

8 DIY Christmas Gifts You Can Make On A Budget

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Christmas Decor

Christmas decor isn’t just for decorating around the holidays, it can also make great gifts. And each year when your loved one pulls out that gift to display around the holidays, they will think of you. You can grab some Christmas shape SVGs here to make towels, pillow covers and lots of other items with.

Holiday kitchen towels - Tips For Using Patterned Heat Transfer Vinyl With Your Cricut Or Silhouette & Christmas Shape SVGs


Etched Glass

You can make your loved ones a beautiful set of custom etched glasses. Glass etching is probably way easier than you think it is and the results are gorgeous! Check out my easy to follow glass etching guide and list of tools you’ll need.

Monogram etched on drinking glass - Glass Etching With Your Cricut Or Silhouette


Screen Printed Shirts, Decor

Screen printing is also an easy method for making custom shirts, pillow covers, etc. It can give you a more rustic look compared to heat transfer vinyl. Check out my easy to follow screen printing guide and list of tools you’ll need.

Screen Printing With Your Cricut Or Silhouette


Rustic Chic Gift Wrapping With Printable Gift Tags


Christmas Ornaments

A great Christmas gift to give is an ornament. Your loved one can add it to their collection and think of you each year when they hang it on the tree. Here’s a super simple way to make a coastal Christmas ornament.


Christmas Wreath

A wreath can make a big statement as a gift. And there are so many ways you can personalize them. And you don’t have to have a lot of experience making them. Check out my beginner’s guide to making wreaths.


Coastal Christmas Gift Tags



I love giving candles as gifts. They can fill a home with a sweet smell and a warm feeling for months. They can be pretty expensive to buy, so you could easily get a candle making kit and make your own. And it’s easy to personalize candle gifts by using your loved ones favorite scent and by putting it in a unique holder like a mason jar, cute coffee mug, etc. Check out this guide to making your own candles from a sweet friend of mine who sells her own amazing candle creations.


Gift Basket

It’s super easy to create a gift basket and customize it to what your loved one likes. And it can be as affordable or expensive as you want to make it. Check out a guide for making a great gift basket & a few friendship printables to add a sweet touch.


Ultimate Cricut Crafters Gift Guide - 30 Accessories, Supplies & Vinyl Under $30


Teacher Survival Kit

If there is a teacher on your gift list, treat them with a simple and affordable survival kit. They’ve made it halfway through the school year with your kiddos and at least a dozen others, so they could use a thank you. Check out some teacher survival kit ideas with printable gift tags.

3 Teacher Survival Kits To Start The School Year With Printable Gift Tags


Dance Teacher Gifts

And for the teacher who’s been helping your little one perfect her leaps and turns all year, here are a few gift ideas with printable gift tags that are tutu cute!

Jar covered in pink tulle with gift tag that reads "Dance teachers like you are 'tutu' good to be true" - Tutu-riffic Gifts For Dancers & Dance Teachers With Printable Gift Tags


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Tips For Using Patterned Heat Transfer Vinyl With Your Cricut Or Silhouette & Christmas Shape SVGs   Glass Etching With Your Cricut Or Silhouette   Screen Printing With Your Cricut Or Silhouette   Ultimate Cricut Crafters Gift Guide - 30 Accessories, Supplies & Vinyl Under $30   Caring Companies - Buy Products That Make A Difference   Pusheen Gift Guide   Coastal Christmas Gift Tags   Rustic Chic Gift Wrapping On A Shoestring Budget And Printable Gift Tags

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