35 Budget Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas

35 Budget-Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas [Part 2]

35 Budget-Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas [Part 1]

Finding the perfect gift for all your loved ones can be the most difficult thing to do, especially when you’re on a tight budget. But when it’s the season of giving, nothing should stop you. Worry not. We are here to save your day! We have come up with a list of the most creative, thoughtful, and budget-friendly Christmas gift ideas, you can put together without having to spend so much of your time and money.

Unique 35 Budget-Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas

21. Rustic Leather Sketchbook | Duo Fiberworks

Duo Fiberworks has a Christmas gift suggestion that is not just for the artistic ones. This can be used by those who love to write notes and scribble random thoughts. Moreover, what makes this an even amazing gift is that it appears like something you can purchase from a craft store!

Rustic Leather Sketchbook

22. Starburst Mirror | Crafty Nest

More often than not, we get envious of those classic mirrors sold in the stores. Sad to say, our pockets tell us no. Luckily, Crafty Nest inspires us to make one by ourselves at a very reasonable cost. Rest assured it’ll be loved by your family and friends, too!

Starburst Mirror

23. DIY Owl Pin Cushion | Nette

It may look like just another DIY project you can make with a modelling clay, but truth be told, it’s more than that. It’s actually a pin cushion. Since it’s cute and adorable, perhaps you might want to give it away as a Christmas gift. Nette can provide you with a step-by-step guide to making one.

DIY Owl Pin Cushion

24. DIY Colorful Mosaic Picture Frame | Useful DIY

Picture frames may be ordinary presents you receive every Christmas. But this year, why not transform it into something out-of-this-world? Check out Useful DIY’s visual tutorial.

DIY Colorful Mosaic Picture Frame

25. DIY Toy Snow Globes | A Pumpkin and a Princess

If DIY stuffs are something you enjoy doing the most, then you will definitely love this Christmas gift idea by A Pumpkin and a Princess. You will only need a plastic snow globe, fake snow, washi tape, glue, and a toy figurine. In four easy steps, you’re done!

DIY Toy Snow Globes

26. DIY Snow Globe Necklace | Tatertots & Jello

Is Christmas something you look forward to? Do you love jewelries? If the answer to both questions are a “yes”, you should try creating this Christmas-themed DIY necklace. It’s sweet and super easy to make. Promise!

DIY Snow Globe Necklace


27. Miniatures in a Jar | Salt Tree

Yes, it is possible to make a waterless snow globe. While it makes a wonderful addition to the holiday decors you have in your humble abode, we know anyone who receives this will be thankful for you! Here’s a tutorial on how to make it from Salt Tree.

Miniatures in a Jar

28. Homemade Mason Jar Spice Holders | Untrained Housewife

If you have plenty of friends who are fond of gardening, these homemade mason jar spice holders by the Untrained Housewife should impress them. Apparently, they’re clever yet affordable ways to store fresh herbs!

Homemade Mason Jar Spice Holders

29. Redneck Wine Glass | Sustain Create and Flow

Are you a fan of mason jars and red wine? Here’s a smart way to combine both. Thanks to Sustain Create and Flow, we got to know about this genius and brilliant idea. Buckle up for a unique wine drinking experience.

Redneck Wine Glass

30. Spray Painted Mason Jars | The CSI Project

As they say, every DIY project becomes better with spray paint. So The CSI Project shared a very easy yet beautiful spray paint project perfect as giveaways for the holidays! You’ll love this so better start gathering plenty of mason jars now. In case you have no empty mason jars, try other budget-friendly Christmas gift ideas the site offers.

Spray Painted Mason Jars

31. Lawn Twister | DIY Showoff

Make Christmas more fun and exciting with a lawn twister game! DIY Showoff has this handy guide, which you can follow or modify to create your own game. After making some, wrap them up and give them away. Surely, your recipients will enjoy playing the lawn twister as much as you do!

Lawn Twister

32. Homemade Gel Home Air Fresheners | Homespun with Love

During Christmas, we often close our homes to stop the cold air from coming in. Eventually, things get smelly than they should. What to do? Instead of spraying chemically-induced aerosols, make these homemade gel home air fresheners by Homespun with Love. Once you've experience its effects at your own home, send them away to every household to spread freshness.

Homemade Gel Home Air Fresheners

33. Vintage Button Clock | Just Imagine

You are here because you want to find beautiful yet budget-friendly Christmas gift ideas, right? Okay, Just Imagine’s suggestion won’t disappoint you. It’s a DIY vintage button clock. It may be a bit intricate, but rest assured it would make a unique present.

Vintage Button Clock

34. DIY Coffee Brewing Bags | Make the Best of Everything

We live for coffee. Well, maybe at least a cup of it in the morning is fine. So even if it’s not Christmas, make your coffee sessions more memorable and extraordinary with these brewing bags as featured on Make the Best of Everything!

DIY Coffee Brewing Bags

35. Relaxing Coconut Oil Bath Bombs | Coco Treasure

Since it’s the talk of the town today, we need not to explain further why coconut oil products are ideal Christmas presents. In fact, anybody who receives this bath bombs made of organic coconut oil will certainly anticipate bath time!

Relaxing Coconut Oil Bath Bombs

Although the holiday season can be tough for your pocket, you can still afford to give presents to each and every one who is dear to you. Of course, that doesn’t mean spending much money. With a bit of creativity, just like these budget-friendly Christmas gift ideas, you can create something meaningful. After all, it’s the thought that counts.

How about you? Do you have any affordable yet meaningful Christmas gift ideas to share? Comment them below!

Tammie Burnsed

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Tammie is a freelance and creative writer who usually disparages the term “super food” but makes an exception for coconut oil. Her research for Coco Treasure has turned her into a verified coco-nut, and she’s made peace with that. Tammie lives in sunny California where she enjoys painting, writing and sharing all things beachy with her husband and two dogs.
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