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22 Simple and Easy Handmade Gift Ideas

22 Simple and Easy Handmade Gift Ideas

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22 Simple and Easy Handmade Gift Ideas

Is there anything better than getting a handmade gift that you know someone put their time, effort, and love into crafting just for you? I don’t think so. Handmade gifts are my favorite thing to give and receive! Just because something is handmade doesn’t mean it needs to be complicated or that you need a whole boatload of special skills and talents. There are ton of really wonderful, beautifully simple handmade gift ideas out there that will impress your giftees.

My friend Melissa of Bless This Mess and I have pulled together 22 of our favorite simple and easy handmade gift ideas from the pages of our blogs. We’re both lovers of homemade, so you know that these tutorials are well-tested for your success! We hope you find the perfect gift for that someone special on your list. Enjoy (and make sure to scroll to the bottom of the post to enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card).

Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm from Bless This Mess

No Sew Flannel Blanket Scarf from Wholefully

Hot Cocoa Gift Set from Bless This Mess

Healthy Homemade Dog Treats from Wholefully

Simple Embroidered Ornaments from Bless This Mess

Spicy Black Bean Soup in a Jar from Wholefully

Fresh Eggs for Giving from Bless This Mess

Reusable Snack Bags from Wholefully


Simple Leather iPad Sleeve from Wholefully

DIY Calming Bath Salts from Bless This Mess

Easy Cinnamon Dough Ornaments from Wholefully

Simple DIY Beeswax Candles from Bless This Mess

Upcycled Sweater Baby Booties from Wholefully

Sewing Kit in a Jar from Bless This Mess

Barbecue Spice Rub from Wholefully

DIY Christmas Rag Wreath from Bless This Mess

Cranberry Orange Muffin Mix from Wholefully

Felted Wool Dryer Balls from Bless This Mess

Hot/Cold Rice Pillows from Wholefully

Brown Sugar Body Scrub from Bless This Mess

Ruffled Apron from Wholefully

Win $100 Amazon Gift Card!

To thank all of you guys so much for letting Melissa and I shower you with craft projects over the past week, we’ve chipped in to give away a $100 Amazon Gift Card to one lucky reader! That’ll help you do some Christmas shopping, eh? There are five ways to enter (and you can do all five)—check out the fancy giveaway widget below to find out more about how to get entered. Good luck!
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Cassie is the founder and CEO of Wholefully. She's a home cook and wellness junkie with a love of all things healthy living. She lives on a small hobby farm in Southern Indiana with her husband, daughter, two dogs, two cats, and 15 chickens.

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  1. I thank you for your blog posts and recipes… Ummm.. I did actually get bourbon and cider the minute I read ur hot toddy recipe … We live in VA… Home of good bourbon. Let’s say it’s a lovelier Advent all around. I entered my subscriber email incorrectly in the contest…

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