How to DIY the Top 7 Gifts Your Friends and Family Secretly Want!

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Have we got a treat for you! We took an internet-wide poll to see what people are looking to receive this Christmas, and we're not only sharing the results, we're saving you from shopping! This is the countdown of the most sought-after gifts this season! Whether your DIY idea gift is your green-thumbed mom, your doting Grandmother, or your sweet-toothed spouse, we've got the most popular items in each category, and great ideas from Hometalkers on how to make them and gift them!
7. Baking Supplies (Category: Kitchen Supplies)

For your favorite baker, baking utensils and supplies are always a nice surprise. Create great custom storage or add some pop to their favorite tools of the trade! Who knows, they might even bake you something delicious to say thanks!
6.A Laptop (Category: Electronics)

For your tech savvy friends, give them a gift they can appreciate while surfing the web, working from home, or watching a movie. A laptop tray or table is an excellently stylish way to add to your giftee's enjoyment. For a smaller gift, try a DIY decorated phone cover or a tablet stand!
5. Photo Galleries (Category: Sentimental Gift)

Thinking of giving your loved one something sentimental, that shows how much you really care? A DIY photo gallery is a great way to capture happy shared moments and give them to your friend as decor, to brighten and warm their home.
4. Delicious Treats (Category: Food and Drink)

Looking for the perfect gift for your friend with a sweet tooth? Give them a festive delicious DIY tea set, a yummy hot cocoa kit, or even the perfect holiday jar to store their sugary treasures! For a diet option, give them a luxurious sugar scrub in their favorite holiday flavor!
3. Garden Ornaments (Category: Gardening)

DIY the perfect garden decor for your friend, who practically sleeps in her flower bed. With your garden feature and her green thumb, you can be sure that her garden will be a magnificent sight when the weather warms up! The great thing about garden ornaments is that you can go big or small, and still have an eye-catching impact!
2. A Trip(Category: Experience)

You might not be up for financing a Eurotrip at the moment, but if your giftee is the adventurous type, give them presents to help keep those memories of mountain trekking and museum hopping close by.
And the #1 sought-after gift....

1. Furniture (Category: Home Decor)

If you're searching for a gift that's perfect for your furniture fanatic friend who's redecorating her space, try your hand at a builder's DIY, or get her some fancy stencils or create some funky hardware, for her own furniture revamps (make sure you really know your giftee's style before you build them something for their home!)
Have more ideas of great DIY gifts? Comment below and let us know what's on your DIY wish list! If you're DIYing your own holiday gift, share it with us using you're looking for even more gift ideas, make sure to check out the DIY topic page for some more awesome DIY projects!
Suggested materials:
  • Magnetic Spice Rack
  • Pallet Wood Spice Box
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