Whether you’re an expert crafter or you’ve run out of time to find the perfect present for that special someone (hey, it happens!), we've got you covered this holiday season. Here, we’ve compiled a list of ideas that range from personalized gift sets that can be thrown together with items you've got at home to DIY decorations and delicious homemade baked goods.
It’s hard to justify purchasing gourmet salts for yourself, so why not spoil someone you love with a homemade version that's just as fancy as the store-bought kind? Recipe here.
While these ornaments wouldn’t look out of place in a trendy home decor store, they are so easy to make that you can do it yourself. Tutorial here.
(Photo: Sian Richards)This upcycled DIY project uses materials you can find around the house and is fun to make with kids. Tutorial here.
(Photo: Roberto Caruso)Forget gourmet chocolates this holiday season—surprise your loved ones with a homemade hazelnut-chocolate salami. Add some biscuits and nuts, and you have yourself a sweet charcuterie board. Recipe here.
(Photo: Sian Richards. Crafts: Stephanie Hung. Food styling: Michael Elliott. Prop styling: Rayna Schwartz)Go green this holiday season with a chic succulent planter. Instructions here.
(Photo: Paige Green)While learning to make soap is a time investment, it's a skill you can use all year long. Tutorial here.
(Photo: Roberto Caruso)Slide these colourful treats into upcycled mason jars or festive paper bags for a sweet and eco-friendly gift. Recipe here.
(Photo: Roberto Caruso)Throw a set of cocktail accessories into a mason jar and gift it to the budding mixologist in your life. More mason jar gift ideas here.
(Photo: Tony Lanz)You can’t go wrong with edible gifts—and these bite-sized peanut butter balls never fail to impress. Recipe here.
(Photo: Erik Putz)Making your own wreath is easier than you might think—and you can find the materials in your backyard! Tutorial here.
(Photo: Sian Richards)A loaf of tea cake, a teapot and loose tea make a cozy gift. Recipe here.
Photo, Roberto Caruso.While this present requires some craft skills, the adorable storage pouch prevents tangling and ensures that the recipient's holiday decorating will go smoothly for years to come. They will think of you (and thank you) every year. Tutorial here.
(Photo: Sian Richards. Styling: Reva Quam)These truffles only require three ingredients to make and they're perfect for the vegans in your life (and anyone who loves chocolate). Recipe here.
(Photo: Tara Miller)Buy stylish notebooks, pens and pencils in bulk and put together thoughtful stationary sets when you need easy, last-minute gifts for friends and co-workers.
Make these delicious biscotti wedges for the Terry's Chocolate enthusiast in your life. Recipe here.
(Photo: Erik Putz)Spread a little bit of holiday cheer with this homemade Irish cream, which tastes just like Bailey's. Recipe here.
(Photo: Roberto Caruso)The perfect gift for the baker in your life? A beautiful mason jar filled with all the dry ingredients needed to whip up a batch of delicious gingerbread cookies. All they need is to do is add eggs, butter and molasses! Recipe here.
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