How to Make Holiday Gifts

Save some money by making holiday gifts instead of buying them. Hometalk has everything you need to make the perfect holiday gift for any holiday. Get tips and tricks from our instructional videos, or browse a slideshow for new ideas. Take a moment to look through our top, best, and newest holiday gift projects. We're happy to help.

How to Make Holiday Gifts

Make herb-infused olive oil

Add 3-4 drops of essential oils like basil, oregano, tarragon, thyme, dill, rosemary, lemongrass, marjoram, or lemon to 8oz of olive oil.

Make playdough for the kids

Mix 2 cups of flour, 1 cup of salt, and 1 cup of water in a bowl and set aside for a few minutes. Separate into sections and add food coloring.

Make beard oil for him

Mix ½ oz of jojoba oil and ½ oz almond oil in a serum bottle. Add 4 drops of cypress oil and pine essential oil. Close and shake well.

Make bath bombs for her

Mix 1 cup of baking soda, ½ cup citric acid, and 5 drops of essential oils. Pack into a silicone mold. Release the mix and dry overnight.

How to make Easter eggs

Melt cooking chocolate in a pan. Pour the melted chocolate into the mold, cool overnight, pop out, and serve!

Top Projects for Holiday Gifts

Here we've collected the top DIY holiday gift projects. Don't miss them.

DIY Holiday Gift Videos

Check out our collection of videos on how to make holiday gifts yourself.

How to Tie a Bow Like a Pro

Do you love the way those beautiful full bows looks but don’t have any idea how to make them? Here you go.

Make Your Own Gift Bags

I'm sure gift giving is on the minds of of lots of people about now, and I've got an easy and fun tutorial today on how you can make your own unique and inexpensive gift bags.

DIY: Personalized Air Freshener Gift for Under $5

Just in time for Christmas! This little personalized stocking stuffer is sure to bring a smile to your BFF, sister, daughter, mother, co-worker, sorority sister….your options are limitless! Give a gift this holiday season with memories and meaning!

New Holiday Gift Making Projects

The new holiday gift projects you don't want to miss. Check it out.

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