Wow, the homesteader in your life with these gift ideas for homesteading! From the right tools to homemade products, this list got you covered.
Gift Ideas For Homesteading To Wow A Homesteader
As a homesteader, I try to live within my means and try to grow and make pretty much everything I need. So when I give gifts to my fellow homesteader, I see to it that it’s something they can use and treasure at the same time. It’s not really hard to think of gifts for homesteading, but just in case you’re having a hard time thinking of some or even just one, here’s a list for you!
Learn how to tan hides and give them as a gift to your loved ones. You can turn them into a rug, a tapestry, a handbag — whatever you see fit.
Everyone loves something homemade. Learn how to crochet this infinity scarf without using any patterns. You’ll see making crochet projects without any pattern is a useful homesteader’s skill.
If you have an outgrown sweater with an interesting pattern, upcycle it into comfy sweater mittens. Perfect for any homesteader who needs help keeping the winter frost at bay.
Something so healthy is perfect for anyone! You’ll love making kombucha tea with this gift idea. This will definitely help the homesteader in your life start the year right.
Alright, so deodorant is typically the last thing on anyone’s “wishlist” but this is made from coconut oil! A practical gift for your homesteading friends. Learn how to make deodorant with coconut oil. It smells good, totally works, and is all natural.
6. Sugar Scrub
After a long tiring day in the homestead, anyone must have a relaxing bath with this sugar scrub recipe. Made from raw sugar and coconut oil, your recipient will definitely have a healthy and natural homemade sugar scrub — it does not only cleanse but keeps the skin moisturized.
Any homesteader knows you should always have a stash of different essential oils around. If you want to help someone become a prepper, give him or her essential oils for first aid, such as peppermint, tea tree, sage, and the like.
8. Mason Jars
9. Canning Kit
And what are you going to do with all your mason jars? Do some canning of course! Buy your own and the homesteader in your life a canning kit here. And if it’s your first time, learn how to can in just 13 easy steps.
10. Food Dehydrator
Just think of all the fruits and vegetables your homestead buddy can preserve with a food dehydrator. I’m sure they’ll appreciate your thoughtfulness and possibly repay you with delicious dehydrated fruit snacks!
11. Burlap Sacks
I always have plenty uses for burlap sacks around my homestead, they’re not only perfect for storing potatoes but I have crafts made out of them, too. Let the homesteader in your life have some, so they can discover its amazing uses.
12. Cast Iron Pans
There are so many amazing dishes you can make with cast iron pans. I’m not sure how you can even live without them. Any homesteader would love to have a cast iron pan added to their kitchen.
13. Basic Hand Tools
With the help of proper tools, a homesteader can create what they require, make vital repairs to the homestead equipment, and maintain the homestead home, yard, and farm. They may already have a toolkit, but every homesteader sees the value in having a backup.
You never know when you need a firestarter around the homestead. These beauties don’t only look dazzling and start great fires, they also have a heavenly holiday scent. Even if you don’t ever use them, their look and scent are worth their weight. Perfect homesteading gifts!
15. DIY Warm Winter Blanket
Once the winter chill starts to strike, every homesteader needs more than just a sweater and mittens. Help them stay warm with one or two of this DIY warm winter blanket.
Need more gift ideas? Why not try making these homemade extracts you can give to your family and friends. Watch the video from Homesteading Ways:
That’s all, fellow homesteaders! Surprise every homesteader you know with one or more of these useful gifts for homesteading and have a merrier holiday together!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on December 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.