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Best Homemade Gifts for your Loved Ones this Holiday Season

December 09, 2018 – Hannah Francesca M. Arcenal

This season is all about the beauty of sharing. That is why we all make an effort in getting our loved ones the best gifts they could receive. But with the price increase on almost everything, we can’t help but to look for cheaper alternative gifts to give our family and friends. But with the right amount of creativity and available resources, you can simply create gifts for your loved ones this holiday season.

Here are some homemade gifts which you can give your loved ones this Christmas season and still make them feel as important:

  1. 1. Hand Painted Tote Bag

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If you happen to be looking for the right moment to channel your inner artist, this might be the perfect time for you to do so. All you need is a canvas tote bag, paint, and a whole lot of imagination to create this simple yet heartwarming gift for your loved ones. You can also make the designs depending on who you’ll be giving the bag to. Nothing beats a gift made with love!

  1. 2. Homemade Candles

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You may want to give this to your family members or friends who are huge fans of scented candles. You can customize the color, scent, and look of your homemade candles which makes the gesture sweeter. You can never go wrong with scented candles as it goes well everywhere plus it adds warmth, light, and coziness to every space.


  1. 3. DIY Essential Oil Perfume

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If you have family members and friends who are obsessed with essential oil perfumes, then it is perfect for you to create them customized versions made by you! It just takes the right materials, such as the right essential oils to mix and cute containers. You can look into the internet or some books on how to create the perfect scent for your DIY essential oils.

  1. 4. Framed Photo of Your Loved One

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Are you the type of person who loves taking photos of your family and friends? Then if you are looking for the perfect holiday present, simply print out your photos or your loved ones and frame them. This gesture sounds heartwarming as it will make them feel important and loved!

  1. 5. Homemade Baked Goods

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Receiving food is great, but what makes it even greater is when it is made personally by you! Thousands of recipes for cookies, brownies, and other baked goods are on the internet or cooking books – which you can make us of when you make delicious homemade goods for your loved ones. Bake cookies or brownies and place them in a cute jar and surely your family and friends will appreciate it!

This Christmas season, we share the love and joy to our loved ones through the heartwarming presents we give. It is also important for us to remember that it does not matter how expensive or grand the gift is; what counts is your thought of giving them the best present – homemade or not. Lastly, make sure to celebrate Christmas with the it’s true essence in mind: a season of love, joy, and hope.