When it comes to this time of the year, money can be tight. With all of the added expenses like gifts, food, travel and parties.
I am constantly trying to come up with gift ideas that are not only meaningful but inexpensive. It such a magical time of year, and I hate stressing over how much everything will cost for me and my family.
To help offset the costs of the holidays, I have put together a list of 8 DIY holiday gifts to save money. This list will help you get creative and come up with ideas to make your holiday gifts instead of running to the store to purchase them.
8 DIY Holiday Gifts to Save Money
#1- Cranberry Orange Soap
This Cranberry Orange Soap smells delicious, and you can whip up a batch in just a few minutes! Makes a great quick and easy DIY homemade holiday gift idea that’s perfect for friends, family, neighbors, and teachers! Happiness Is Homemade – Cranberry Orange Soap
#2- Soup Mixes In A Jar
Layer dry ingredients in a jar and make a pretty recipe printable. Your loved ones get delicious and easy winter dinner, and you save a bundle at the same time! Wholefully – Soup Mixes In a Jar
#3- Chocolate Mug Cake Mix
Give your friends the gift of cake, whenever they want! Assemble this simple and delicious cake mix and write cooking directions on the jar. Easy! I am Baker – Chocolate Mug Cake Mix
#4- Homemade Flavor Extracts
Wow your foodie friends with these easy homemade extracts. You can even make a few to keep while you’re at it! Kirbie Cravings – Homemade Flavor Extracts
5- Lemon and Lavender Sugar Scrub
Help your besties feel like a million bucks with this luxurious and scrub that takes just a few minutes to make! One Little Project – Lemon and Lavender Sugar Scrub
#6- Homemade Bath Bombs
Bath bombs are fun to use and easy to make! Whip up a batch to give out to your friends, and don’t forget to save a few for yourself! The Makeup Dummy – Homemade Bath Bombs
#7- Cookie Mix In A Jar
Most of us are bombarded with sweets around the holidays, so why not give a sweet treat to make later once the sugar barrage has died down? Crazy Little Projects – Cookie Mix In A Jar
#8- DIY Milk and Honey Soap
This lovely soap takes only minutes to make and smells amazing! Combine with a thoughtful card for the perfect gift that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. Happiness is Homemade – DIY Milk and Honey Soap