7 Surprisingly Simple DIY Gifts You Can Make in Your Own Kitchen

It can be downright difficult to come up with gift ideas to please everyone on your list. It’s even harder to find ideas for handmade gifts that are thoughtful and unique. That’s why we’ve found 7 DIY gifts that you won’t believe you can make yourself. From toothpaste to lotion bars, these personal care items are all made with natural ingredients, and we’re sure your friends and family will be delighted to receive any of these handmade gifts! Grab a set of our beautiful Good Cook Stoneware 3-Piece Mixing Bowls and stir up a batch (or seven!) of these surprisingly simple giftables.


1. Lotion Bars

Start a new trend by gifting these amazing moisturizing lotion bars. Your friends and relatives may have never heard of a lotion bar, but they will quickly fall in love with this non-messy method of moisturizing dry skin. Add your favorite essential oils and a cute bow for the perfect homemade gift! Learn how to make moisturizing lotion bars at THE PIPE LINE.


2. Lip Gloss

Gift your beauty-savvy friends a tube of diy lip gloss? It’s all-natural, and you can customize the color and scent. This makes an incredible stocking stuffer! Get instructions at DOTERRA EVERYDAY.


3. Homemade Peppermint Toothpaste

Whip up some homemade peppermint toothpaste with all-natural ingredients. Place it in a cute jar for a wonderful and unexpected gift, and don’t forget to attach the recipe on the label! Find out how to make this fresh and unique gift at LIVE SIMPLY.


4. Hand Sanitizer

You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make your own hand sanitizer. Give this wonderful gift in a pretty reusable bottle, and scent it with your favorite essential oils. It will definitely come in handy during cold and flu season! Head to HELLO NATURAL for instructions.


5. Facial Toner

Give the gift of glowing skin with this homemade rosewater facial toner. It’s super easy to make, and is gentle and effective on all skin types. Find out how to make this all-natural skin saver at NOURISHING JOY.


6. Homemade Hand Soap

Suds up with this homemade liquid hand soap. Put it in a pretty container with a sweet label and gift it to teachers, neighbors, and those who want a luxurious and all-natural way to wash hands. Learn how to make this amazing hand soap at LIVE SIMPLY.


7. Sea Spray

Hair and skin sea spray may not be on your gift radar, but your beauty-obsessed friends will love you forever for this homemade gift! This all-natural homemade hair spray produces beach-worthy waves full of volume and texture. Get instructions at HELLO NATURAL.

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