30 Homemade Gifts — for everyone on your list

30 homemade gifts –you’ll find something here for everyone on your list, even the kids!

30 Homemade Gift Ideas on RachelCooks.com -- some for kids, too!


Put on your creative pants and make homemade gifts for everyone on your list this year! Money saving, fun, and full of thought and care. What’s not to love? There is something for everyone here. Homemade spice mixes, gifts for the kids, gifts to pamper any ladies you’re shopping for, spiced nuts, pancake mix, and more. I hope you’ll find something here to inspire you and to put a smile on a loved one’s face. 


Food and Drink

Smoky Roasted Almonds {Rachel Cooks}

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice {Rachel Cooks}

Homemade Taco Seasoning {Rachel Cooks}

Pumpkin Seeds 8 Ways {Rachel Cooks}

Cranberry Cinnamon Honey Butter {Rachel Cooks}

Vanilla Bean Butter {Rachel Cooks}

Spiced Nuts {Door Sixteen}

Quick Bread in a Bottle {Me and My DIY}

Creamy Limoncello {Dine and Dish}

Cardamom Cinnamon Mulled Wine {Cooking with Books}

Gingerbread Pancake Mix {Spicy RD}

Chocolate Peppermint Pudding Mix {Teaspoon of Spice}

Blizzard Bites {The Lean Green Bean}

Curried Lentil Soup Mix {What Smells So Good}

Mulling Spices {Grain Crazy)

Homemade Popcorn Gift Set {Real Food. Real Deals}


Lime and Mint Foot Soak from TidyMom.net

Photo: TidyMom


Lime and Mint Foot Soak – with printables {TidyMom}

Body Scrub {Deliciously Organized}

Vanilla Brown Sugar Body Scrub {By Stephanie Lynn}

Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream {Food for my Family}

Ginger and Coconut Oil Sugar Body Scrub {Food for my Family}

Spa In A Jar {The Gunny Sack}

Massage and Bath Bars {DAMY Health}

Body Oils {Crunchy Betty}


Photo: Rambling Renovators

For Kids

DIY Costume Closet {Rambling Renovators}

Finger Paint {In The Corner}

Glowing Playdough {TinkerLab}

Sidewalk Chalk {Sweet Paul}

Homemade Puffy Paint {Delaware Crafty Moms}

Jar of Crayon Shapes {In The Corner}


Enjoy! And good luck with the cooking and crafting!

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  1. Since I’m now saving money for a wedding, I definitely need to go the DIY route this year. Love these ideas!

  2. Great ideas, I’ll be using several for my homemade gifts.

  3. So much great stuff here Rachel! Love it!

  4. Thanks for all of the great ideas….

  5. Holy smokes, what fantastic ideas! Thanks

  6. These all look great! Homemade gifts are the best!

  7. Love this round-up!!! Thanks so much for including my gingerbread pancake mix 🙂 So many wonderful ideas here {hello lime mint foot soak!}, but I especially love your DIY Taco Seasoning. Yum!!!

  8. great ideas

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  10. Yup, I’m making vanilla bean butter – that sounds amazing!

  11. Wow, these are all awesome ideas! I need to get my craft on asap if i’m going to be ready in time for the holidays lol!

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