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10 Thoughtful, Handmade Gifts Only The Coolest Friends Will Give

Who wouldn't want a gift made with love? 💝
11/21/2015 04:01pm ET | Updated November 8, 2017

Why would you step foot in a crowded shopping mall when you could make your own gifts this holiday? Cost effective, stress-free and even fun, DIY goodies are a great way to impress your loved ones without totally losing your mind during the busiest time of the year.

To help get the creative juices flowing, check out some of our favorite DIYs below. From tech accessories to baked goods, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list. Try one of the projects this weekend and let us know how it goes!

1
Double-Sided Spiked Earrings
I Spy DIY
For the glam girl in your life, head over to I Spy DIY to learn how to DIY these darling double-sided earrings.
2
His And Hers Coffee Gift Basket
A Beautiful Mess
This gift basket is sure to please any coffee-loving couple. Check out A Beautiful Mess for tips on how to build your own.
3
Recycled Fabric Notebooks
Almost Makes Perfect
Please your favorite wordsmith with these homemade recycled fabric notebooks. Almost Makes Perfect's tutorial shows you how to turn old T-shirts into incredibly thoughtful gifts.
4
Monogram Clay Keychains
Homey Oh My
Great for both girls and guys, these monogram clay keychains are simple, yet personal. Homey Oh My also proves they're also super fun to make.
5
Hommade Edible Goodies
Delia Creates
Need something for your neighbor? Look no further than Delia Creates' holiday recipes that are both cute and tasty.
6
Quick Dried Flower Art
I Spy DIY
This wall art project by I Spy DIY makes a great gift for a new home owner. Swing by the flower shop this weekend and channel your inner artist.
7
Speckled Nesting Bowls
Almost Makes Perfect
These nesting bowls are great for holding spare change, jewelry, keys and any other miscellaneous items you need to throw somewhere. Visit Almost Makes Perfectto learn how to DIY this gift thats as chic as it is functional.
8
Homemade Solid Perfume
A Beautiful Mess
Try your hand at solid perfume for the perfect beauty lover gift. Head over to A Beautiful Mess for the how-to.
9
Hexagonal Desktop Organizer
Francois et Moi
Got a college student on your list? This DIY desktop organizer is cute, simple and oh-so-handy. Find the tutorial on Francois et Moi.
10
Leather Laptop Case
Almost Makes Perfect
Stylish tech accessories make great gifts. DIY this leather case by Almost Makes Perfect for any laptop-carrying techie.

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