If you’re looking for inexpensive DIY stocking stuffers, you will love these totally fun and thoughtful stocking stuffer ideas. These homemade stocking stuffers are the perfect and most inexpensive way to spread some extra cheer this Christmas.
Homemade Stocking Stuffer Ideas For A Cheerful Holiday
Stockings are one of the most loved parts of Christmas. There’s so much joy in giving small trinkets and toys people love to ooh and ahh over. Homemade little things let your loved ones and friends know how much they mean to you. Absolutely inexpensive to make yourself than than to buy them, too. These small and easy homemade gifts are the perfect solution for last-minute gifts for neighbors, in addition to being fantastic stocking stuffer ideas!
1. Colorful Homemade Playdough
Did you know playdough can come straight from your kitchen? Make some colorful homemade playdough for your kids this Christmas and ensure a safe and fun activity.
2. Homemade Felted Soap
I’d be over the moon to get soap like this (get it?) Who would not enjoy this fun project that makes a perfect gift? Felt helps clean your skin and remove dead skin cells. The wood is fast drying hypoallergenic, anti-fungal, and anti-microbial. Plus, you can personalize it to your heart’s desires.
3. Homemade Lotion
Gift your loved ones a little pampering with this homemade calming lotion. Don’t forget to choose the favorite scent of your recipient. I myself would love to have this in lavender or a little citrus.
4. Homemade Hand Warmers
Baby, it’s cold outside…so don’t forget to bring these homemade hand warmers with you. To make sure you keep everyone on your list warm during cold days, give them a pair of these cozy hand warmers. Don’t worry, it’s super easy to make and absolutely inexpensive.
5. DIY Bath Bombs
Fill the stocking with some pop and fizz! These pretty DIY bath bombs are easy to make and you can customize them with colors or fragrance for each recipient.
6. DIY Beaded Bracelet
A little glitter is always pleasing in a teenage girl’s stocking! Recreate this super easy DIY beaded bracelet and stick it inside her stocking. You can also share the fun and make a few together as wonderful presents for her friends!
7. DIY Sweater Mittens
If your closet is already filing up with outgrown sweaters, take the most-loved colors or patterns and turn them into comfy sweater mittens to fight off winter frost, or hand it over as a wonderful surprise. You can easily pack it in the stocking and can be embellished to fill your desires!
8. Homemade Thieves Oil
Thieves oil has so many benefits you’d want to share with those closest to your heart. It’s not only useful to freshen up the air in your home, it can also be used to remove labels and stickers.
9. Mini Bottle Cap Candles
Don’t toss out those bottle caps yet. Use them to make these mini bottle caps candles. You can add a bit of essential oil to your candle mix too, for a more delicious twist.
10. Personalized Christmas Teabags
There’s nothing like a soothing cup of tea to warm up those winter nights. Package up some loose leaf tea with your own hand-sewn teabag. I’m pretty sure all tea lovers will rejoice when receiving their favorite tea in their very own personalized teabags.
11. Quotable Teabag Tags
You’ve got a personalized teabags! Might as well spice up a boring teabag with dainty quotable teabag tags to complete the surprise. Choose a quote that best describes your recipient.
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12. Lollipop Mustaches And Lips
Both the young and the young heart will get a good laugh from these charming lollipop mustaches and lips. It’s such a novel idea that ensures a merrier surprise. Can’t wait to hand this over to my grandkids!
13. Spoonfuls Of Chocolate
These spoonfuls of chocolate are the kind of stocking stuffer that will leave both kids and adults happy. Nothing compares to a classic treat.
14. Mini Glitter Globes
Recycle those baby food jars you’ve been stashing since January and create these adorable mini glitter globes. This will bring some sparkle to someone’s holiday gift and anyone can still enjoy it even after the holiday.
15. Beeswax Candle
Beeswax candles are so great to have around during the holidays. The smell is subtle and amazing, perfect for a small Christmas-y activity.
16. Tissue Holder From Felt
This tissue holder from felt holds travel packs and can be attached to a stroller or car seat with double-sided mounting tabs – creatively useful!
17. Mini Polaroid Magnets
With just a few easy steps, you can turn your favorite pictures into fun-filled mini Polaroid magnets! Choose the best pictures from your friends’ Instagram feeds for more personalized fun.
18. Recycled T-Shirt Pet Toys
Let’s face it, we’ve got at least one pet lover on our lists. Bring a smile to their faces with these easy-to-make pet toys and give a new lease on life to your old t-shirts in the process.
19. Sea In A Bottle
This sea in a bottle is perfect for both kids and adults! A fun visual toy for kids, while adults will enjoy a trip back to warm summer beach memories.
20. Macaron Coin Purse
These super cute fabric coin purses can be used to hide small pieces of precious jewelry, change, or used as keychains. Your recipient will adore this, especially when they unzip it and find a little treasure inside!
21. Rhinestone Monogrammed Ornament
Give your loved ones a unique and well-embellished ornament with their initials monogrammed on it. This rhinestone monogrammed ornament is perfect to commemorate a baby’s first Christmas, for the newlyweds, or as a party favor.
Want more homemade stocking stuffer ideas? Check out this video from Kait Nichole:
That’s all, fellow homesteaders! Cheap and easy stocking stuffers (perfect for you), useful and fun (perfect for your recipient), low-waste and mostly recycled (perfect for the planet!). That’s a triple win for merrier holidays! Happy crafting.
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This post was originally published on December 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
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