DIY inspired gifts are perfect for the holiday. In fact, they are perfect for any occasion.
Fire Cider Tonic (A favorite of all our DIY inspired gifts!)
Fire Cider is the popular natural immunity booster and cold medicine, and makes our list for the best DIY inspired gifts. It’s sweet and spicy, absolutely delicious, and helps keep you healthy throughout the year.
Shitake Mushroom Log Kit
These logs are loaded with shiitake mushroom spores, and offer the perfect way for you to grow your own mushrooms at home.
Distressed Chicken Sign
Don’t you love this whimsical chicken sign? It’s made of metal, but looks like distressed wood.
DIY Mozzarella & Ricotta Cheese Kit
Get started making your own own cheese at home with one of these incredible DIY cheese kits. Make fresh mozzarella and ricotta cheese.
DIY Goat Cheese & Chèvre Kit
Or, make delicious homemade goat cheese and chèvre.
DIY Paneer & Queso Blanco Cheese Kit
And, don’t forget to make a special batch of paneer and queso blanco. Yum. Yum. Yummo.
Chicken saddles make our list for DIY inspired gifts for the chicken enthusiast. These saddles keep hen’s backs and feathers safe, and allow for healing when already pecked by others in the flock. We love this saddle made by TheKraftyCrone!
Personalized Popcorn Bowl
When it’s movie night at home, settle down with some popcorn served up in your very own personalized popcorn bowl.
Gourmet Popcorn Seasoning
And, make sure to top off that popcorn with one of these gourmet popcorn seasonings.
Gourmet BBQ Rubs
DIY inspired gifts for the home griller are not complete without these gourmet BBQ rubs.
Organic Garden Seeds
Sprouting Seeds (Favorite!)
Are you sprouting seeds? It is the easiest, repeat – THE EASIST – way to grow your own fresh sprouts and microgreens right in your kitchen. You can grow broccoli with these seeds, and you can grow an extensive variety of bean sprouts, brassica sprouts, grain sprouts, nut spouts, leafy sprouts, and even critter sprouts. Toss fresh sprouts into salad, use them in recipes, or juice them up. If you haven’t tried sprouting, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is even if you don’t have a green thumb. Even the busiest bee will have time for growing these greens, and will be impressed with all the flavor and nutrients they provide.
Organic Dog Treats
The dog lover in your life will appreciate a batch of these organic dog treats.
The chicken lover in your life will thank you for these homemade chicken treats.
Custom Homestead Sign (Favorite!)
Do you know someone who would like to personalize their homestead? These custom signs are a stunning way to do just that!
Personalized Bottle Opener
Do you know someone who wants to make and bottle their own soda or beer? This personalized bottle opener will be a treat for them!
Engraved Multi-Purpose Knife
Almost everyone needs a multi-purpose knife. Why not make it special, by adding their name or initials to it?
Copper Rain Chain
This copper rain chain is another exceptional gift. So beautiful!
Organic Soy Candles (Favorite!)
If you run out of time to make your soy candles, you must try these delicious scents. The aromas are top-notch and simply amazing, and the all-organic ingredients make for clean burning.
A home yard and garden is not complete without the right balance of garden decor, like these metal art pieces.
We are simply in love with these extra large fire pits!
Fire Pit Sign
And no fire pit is complete without this charming fire pit sign…
Marshmallow Roasting Sicks (Favorite!)
Or these marshmallow roasting sticks.
Succulent Gift Box
Do you know someone who has everything? Perhaps they’ll appreciate this succulent gift box.
Fermenting crocks top our list for best DIY inspired gifts. The lucky recipient will be able to make and store fresh batches of sauerkraut and kimchi. Fermented foods are so delicious and super healthy for you!
Fermenting Starter Kit for Wide Mouth Jars
If you know someone just getting started with the fermenting process, they will love this fermenting starter kit that works with standard wide mouth jars.
Crocheted Owl Hat
Virtually anything crocheted makes our list for essential DIY inspired gifts, but this owl hat is so adorable.
Wooden Rocking Horse
Do you love to DIY, but haven’t mastered wood working? Check out this wooden rocking horse.
Wool Dryer Balls
Wool dryer balls are back in fashion. They help dry your clothes and linens more quickly, and reduce static cling. Wool dryer balls are easy to make, but they do take time. If you’re running short on that, then you’ll appreciate these handmade dryer balls made just for you.
Super Hero Cape Set (Favorite!)
The kids in your life will LOVE LOVE LOVE these super hero cape sets.
This lego table makes our list for one of the best DIY inspired gifts for kids. The table stores all the legos and gives the perfect surface for creative building.
Whatever the season, kids love hiding out, playing, and reading in their very own teepee.
DIY Garden Run
Need a new chicken coop? Jump start the process of building with one with these downloadable chicken coop plans. You can customize the build process for all your needs, and have that coop up and going in no time.
Hobbit Hole Chicken Coop or Kids Playhouse
These hobbit hole buildings not only make for beautiful and unique chicken coops, they also make for fun outdoor play house for kids.
Easy Clean Chicken Coop
This chicken coop is the perfect blend of style and functionality. We love that this coop makes it super easy to clean, so you can move on with your other chores.
Catnip Kick Stick
The cat enthusiast will love these catnip kick sticks for kitty.
Wood Berry Baskets
Vintage Pyrex Mixing Bowls
Ok…you can’t buy these dishes new, but Pyrex never goes out of style and works well in both the country kitchen to the urban kitchen. Put a smile on your loved one’s face with some vintage Pyrex mixing bowls, perfect for making so many homemade goodies. We love these ones.
There are many uses for one of these lovely and functional crocheted baskets.
Foldable Bread Slicer Guide
The bread maker in your life will be grateful for one of these bread slicer guides – the easiest way to evenly slice bread for sandwiches!
A quality bread knife is appreciated by any serious bread maker.
Campfire Cooker (Favorite!)
This campfire cooker makes our list as one of the best DIY inspired gifts for the outdoor cooking enthusiast.
Knitted Leg Warmers
These knitted leg warmers come in so many colors and patterns, and look super stylish with boots.
Chunky Arm Knit Blanket (Favorite!)
Have you learned how to arm knit? These chunky knitted blankets are one of the most fabulous in this year’s set of best DIY inspired gifts for the home.
Organic Bird Seed Feeder
Any bird lover will appreciate these organic bird seed feeders.
Heart Flock Block
Flock blocks are great way for chickens to keep themselves entertained, and also enjoy a healthy snack.
An owl house is essential for those who wish to attract owls to their property.
Bat House (Favorite!)
A bat house is essential to attract bats to a property.
Portable BBQ Grill
Outdoor grillers and campers will love this portable BBQ grill.
Himalayan Bath Salts
Himalayan bath salts make our list of the best DIY inspired gifts. They make for a relaxing detox bath after a long, hard day.
Homemade Ginger Ale Kit
Are you and your friends cutting out the commercial soda, and opting for something more healthy? Check out how easy it is to make your own fresh, homemade ginger ale with one of these kits.
Adirondack Chair Kit
Adirondack chairs are the quintessential outdoor chair. Make a pair on your own with this kit.
Wine Barrel Head Dart Board Kit
Your home is not complete without this dart board made from a wine barrel.
Botanical Necklace (Favorite!)
The beauty of nature is captured in these botanical necklaces.
Barn Wood Growth Chart (Favorite!)
Of course this barn wood growth chart is one of the best DIY inspired gifts for families with kids.
Hand Crafted Chalk Board Paint
The DIY craft enthusiast will fall in love with these hand crafted chalk board paints that are available in an array of charming colors.
Cedar Duck Hutch
Duck…duck…and more ducks! If you’re ready to start raising ducks at home, consider this wonderfully crafted cedar duck hutch.
Egg Gathering Apron (Favorite!)
If someone you know is happily raising chickens or ducks, make sure they have one of these handmade egg gathering aprons.
Garden Harvest Basket
The gardener in your life will be so excited to receive one of these harvest baskets.
Give the gift of handmade, giant yarn to your favorite knitter.
Personalized Wet Shaving Set
Handmade pottery makes for unique and thoughtful gifts. The men in your life will enjoy one of these wet shaving sets in earthen shades.
Morse Code Bracelets
These morse code bracelets are so fun! Have one made with someone’s name or an inspirational word.
Ladder Ball Game Set
Outdoor games make for great family gifts. Use them for tailgating, at outdoor parties, at the park or beach, or even on your next camping trip. This Ladder Ball game set most certainly makes our holiday list for best DIY inspired gifts…
Yardzee Game Set (Favorite!)
And so does this Yardzee game set…
Kubb Game Set
And this Kubb game set.
Women’s Washable Leather Gardening Gloves
The gardening women in your life will love these leather gloves that are washable.
Men’s Washable Leather Gardening Gloves
Here’s a pair of washable leather gardening gloves for men.
Hand-Written Recipe Plate (Favorite!)
Do you have an heirloom recipe that you’d love to pass down among the generations? This hand-written recipe plate will help you do just that.
Kids Pillow Bed
Kids LOVE these pillow beds to watch movies, or read, or use for overnight parties.
The little ones in your family will love these wooden toys.
Organic Lotion Bars (Favorite!)
Oh my goodness! Have you tried lotion bars? They are incredible, and these organic ones are so good for moisturizing your skin. Just find a scent that is perfect for that special person, or even opt for the non-scented variety.
Reusable Washable Food Covers
We know that there’s too much plastic waste in our world, yet some plastic – like cling wrap – is hard to do away with altogether. Yet, with these reusable and washable food overs, you can make a good effort at reducing your plastic while keeping your food sealed for later use.
Kids Table Play House
These play houses cover a table to make a special club house for a kid.
This farmhouse table makes our list for one of the best DIY inspired gifts. It’s perfect for practically any home.
Personalized Fish Cleaning & Cutting Board
And no list of DIY inspired gifts would be complete without the perfect gift for the fisher in your family. This fish cleaning and cutting board is ready to be personalized for that special someone.
Even MORE DIY Inspired Gift Ideas
While this concludes our favorited 75 DIY inspired gift items for the holiday season, we want to point you toward three additional resources for even more incredible gift gems.
First, check out Etsy’s Editors’ Picks Holiday Gift Guide because it encompasses a wide range of gifts for everyone on your list. Yep, it has something for EVERYONE. It’s extensive and impressive…and…well…awesome.
Of course, if you need to find unique and thoughtful gifts while adhering to a certain price point, then definitely check out Etsy’s Editors Picks page Gifts For Every Budget. You’ll find gifts for him and for her, and you can search for gifts under $50, $30, $25, $20, and even $15. Etsy makes it super simple.
And we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention stocking stuffers. Most assuredly, some of the best gifts are the tiny ones that fit nicely tucked into stockings! Check out this Stocking Stuffers page for all kinds of original and personalized gift items from Etsy. These gifts are small, yet they leave big impressions and cause enormous smiles.
Cheers to you and yours and enjoy a wonderful and festive holiday season!