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    Roundup: 40 DIY Gift Ideas For When You Are Too Broke To Buy Anything Else


    Is it just me or does it seem like the holidays keep creeping up sooner and sooner year after year? Or maybe it’s because I am getting older now. 

    Either way, anytime I go out to run an errand and walk into a store, it seems like they are displaying things six months in advance of the actual holiday. 

    Unless you have your heart set on something specific, as long as you buy the item during the same week or a couple of weeks before the actual day of the event, you’re almost guaranteed to get the best deal possible either way before and right after the event itself. 

    The holidays are upon are finally here and for many of us that means a season of excessive spending and going into further debt just to show how much we appreciate our loved ones. But it does not have to be the case.

    However, if you’re just plain broke and you can’t stand spending a ridiculous amount of money on a silly gift in honor of yet another hallmark holiday, here are 40+ DIY ideas for you to make instead of buy for the person who would appreciate a gift from the heart instead of another store-bought gift.


    Health & Beauty:

     Bath Scrubs:

    1. Coconut Salt Scrub






    Lemon Sugar Scrub recipe

    2. Sugar Scrub





    3. Lavender Bath Salts






    4. DIY Lavender Vanilla Lip Scrub






    5. Rose & Frankincense Sugar Scrub






    6. DIY Coffee Scrub





    7. DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub Recipe





    8. Easy DIY Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe


     Bath Bombs:


    9. Vicks Shower Tablets





    10. Lemon Zest Bath Bombs





    11. DIY Shower Bombs




    lavender lotion

    12. DIY Lavender Lotion






    hot chocolate lotion bar recipe

    13. Hot Chocolate Lotion Bars



    DIY homemade cuticle oil recipe with essential oils

    14. Cuticle Oil Recipe





    woodsy beard oil recipe with essential oils

    15. Woodsy Beard Oil Recipe


    Jewelry & Accessories:


    Diffuser Bracelet Craft - Lava Stone Diffuser Bracelet - a Kids Diffuser Bracelet -

    16. Diffuser Bracelet Craft






    17. DIY Baby Flower Headbands




    Food & Drinks:

    Habanero Hot Sauce Recipe by @BlenderBabes

    18. Dairy-Free Habanero Hot Sauce






    Hot Nicky Fermented Hot Sauce from Heal Your Gut Cookbook made in a Vitamix or Blendtec blender via @BlenderBabes

    19. Hot Nicky Fermented Hot Sauce






    Every year my mom has made it a tradition to create Candy Pretzel Sticks that Rock as Gifts! I'm showing them off to you because you have to get a sneak peek at how easy it is to make them and where to get the fancy boxes!  #whiteelephant #workparty #unique #foodporn

    20. Candy Pretzel Sticks







    21. Sriracha Salt



    how to make a sharpie mug with oil based Sharpies

    22. Sharpie Mugs & Hot Chocolate






    Cupcake Jar Gift Idea / by Busy Mom's Helper for #gifts #cupcakejar #craft

    23. DIY Cupcake Jar






    5 Reasons Why Homemade Taco Seasoning is a Terrific Last Minute Gift Idea. Get the Homemade Taco Seasoning recipe at This Mama Cooks! On a Diet

    24. Homemade Taco Seasoning


    Crafts & Decor:


    essential oil diy fall room sprays

    25. DIY Fall Room Spray



    #ad Looking for a sparkling DIY? Check out these glitter wine glasses -- with an added sparkling juice -- from #dollartree

    26. DIY Glitter Wine Glasses






    27. Easy Kid Crafted Dish…/






    Washi Tape Kitchen Utensils

    28. Washi Tape Kitchen Utensils






    Stack of marble coasters made from hexagon tiles stacked up a wrapped with red and white baker's twine

    29. Marble Coasters






    DIY craft glass etching

    30. DIY Craft Glass Etching






    Learn how to etch glass for beautiful gifts and home decor projects. Find out how your Cricut to create stencils for glass etching. #cricutmade #cricutprojects #cricutexplore #cricut

    31. Glass Etching






    How to make DIY leather bookmarks for easy handmade Christmas gifts

    32. Easy Handmade DIY Leather Bookmarks







    These DIY leather ornaments fit right in with the modern farmhouse home decor style and are such a great budget-friendly Christmas craft! This easy to follow tutorial will walk you through how to make this leather ornament that looks like a mini Christmas tree with wood beads.

    33. DIY Leather Ornament with Wood Beads







    key holder mounted on the wall

    34. Wall Mounted Key Holder






    reverse canvas sign hanging on the wall with teal and navy lettering

    35. Reverse Canvas Tutorial








    36. DIY Succulent






    Top down few of an assembled rock painting kit

    37. DIY Rock Painting Kit






    orange and cloves

    38. How To Make An Orange Clove Pommander






    sewing fabric.jpg

    39. The Easiest Pocket Pack Tissue Holder






    Christmas Tree Scent Wax Melts -

    40. Christmas Tree Scent



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