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25 Cheap DIY Gift Ideas for Christmas: Home Décor, Art and Woodworking

Looking for Cheap DIY Gift Ideas for Christmas? I have 25 great handmade gift ideas for you today. Includes DIY home décor, art & woodworking

Cheap DIY Gift Ideas

Looking for budget-friendly DIY Gift Ideas that your friends and family will actually love??

Well, I know some amazingly clever and talented DIY bloggers, guys. And they’re always dreaming up new ways to build and craft awesome stuff.

Today, I’m sharing some of their best DIY’s for under $20. That’s right, I said under $20!

Click the links below to get the DIY steps for the DIY gifts you want to make.

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Cheap DIY Home Decor Gift Ideas

How about a fun LED Light Clip Display Board? No power tools required for this easy DIY. And, this is one of the Cheap DIY Gift Ideas for Christmas, that works for kids, teens, college kids, and adults. 🙂

Quick and Easy DIY Light Clip Display Board. Fun way to display kid's art, photos, notes, and more.

Make this sweet and easy DIY Felt Wall Art for Kids Rooms! Pick any theme you like or use one of my suggestions.

Easy DIY Felt Wall Art for Kids Rooms! Grab my 12 Free Printable Patterns or make your own. I have the easy steps to get you started. #Felt #FeltDecor #FeltPattern #KidsRoom

Grab some thrifty finds at your local Goodwill or just update any of your decor that needs an update with this easy 2-step Rust Patina paint technique. I’ve loved the result on some candle holders and the once-boring mirror in my big Powder Room Makeover.

Easy DIY Rust Paint Effect to give your old Home Decor and Furniture a beautiful new look. Just paint then spray the patina, that's it! Easy DIY Home Decor Paint Makeover with metal patina paints.

You can Make Yarn Tassels for Home Decor Projects in any color to add to affordable pillows and blankets to give as unique gifts to family and friends.

This DIY Yarn Tassel Garland is so easy to make. See easy to follow pictures and the how to video to follow along. Theme this to any holiday for Christmas Garland, Halloween, Easter, and more. #ChristmasGarland #YarnTassel #DIYYarnTassel #TasselGarland
How pretty are these?!

Grab your favorite Scrapbook Paper and Mod Podge to make this Easy DIY Scrapbook Paper Wall Art.

With a cheap canvas and some acrylic paints, you can make this easy DIY Acrylic Paint Pouring Wall Art.

A close up of a DIY paint pour using acrylic paint. Click to see steps and how to video. #AbbottsAtHome #AcrylicPaint #AcrylicArt #Canvas #ArtIdeas #WallArt #DIYDecor #HandmadeArt

Cheap Wood Wall Art Gift Ideas

Make this sweet and Easy DIY Wood Display Board or Noticeboard to help family’s show off their memories.

This easy DIY Wood Display Board or Noticeboard is a pretty way to get organized or show off your family photos, awards, and memories!

You can also make a quick and Easy DIY Wood Towel Rack with your favorite hooks to give as a unique gift.

I LOVE this quick and easy home decor project! Here's How to Make a Pretty and Easy DIY Wood Towel Rack any size, to match any room. Make a wall mounted towel holder.

Turn your scrap wood into 1 of a kind wall art with this DIY. Works for so many styles…tribal, wall quilt, Farmhouse, and more!

Build your own custom DIY Scrap Wood Wall Art. Works for Barn Quilt, Tribal Art, Boho, Mosaic, geometric wood designs and more. Includes DIY Wood Wall Art Tutorial steps and how-to video!

If you’re a fan of all the whites and neutrals in homes today, this DIY Wall Art looks great white too.

Give your Custom Scrap Wood Wall Art a Color Makeover with these easy steps. Plus, find out how I built this set of fun wall art with the scraps from recent builds. I love this wall art update, guys! #AbbottsAtHome #WallArt #ScrapWood #WoodArt

Turn a beautiful wood slice into a custom wall hook with this easy DIY.

Add the wood slice trend to your decor with this simple wood slice idea. This is how to Make a Simple DIY Wood Slice Wall Hook. An easy wood slice decor idea. #woodslice #DIYWallHook #DIYWoodSlice #WoodSliceDecor

Build and Create Home has the DIY sign every Grandma will want. This design is so cute and what Grandma doesn’t like to talk about those grand kids, right?

She had me at sparkly! The Sawdust Sisters shared the DIY for this simple and stylish Wall Hook.

Modern Wall Hooks. SO COOL! Definitely making these for my office!

Make your favorite Star Wars fan this Easy DIY Star Wars Wood Sign Art.

Free printable template to paint this Star Wars Wall Art on wood. With steps for making the wood sign and painting. I LOVE this easy DIY Star Wars Wood Sign Art. Make this fun, grown up version of fan art that still looks great in any room!

Or this beautiful Wooden DIY Barn Star Art for just $20!

Red and White Barn Star Style wood Barn Quilt.

This DIY Chevron Wood Wall Art Tutorial would be a hit as a gift too!

Here's a cool tutorial for DIY Chevron Wood Wall Art that I love! She used Cedar with accents of blue and white paint to add a chippy, distressed look. #AbbottsAtHome #WoodArt #WoodworkingIdea #DIYIdeas #Cedar #WallArt

Cheap DIY Woodworking Gift Ideas

I love this pretty little DIY desk organizer, from the Kim Six Fix. And it looks like a really fun build too. Everyone on your gift list could use one of these at home or work!

Wooden desk organizer

Build a beautiful and Easy DIY Long Wooden Table Runner Tray your friends will love!

Build steps and how-to video for this easy DIY Long Wooden Table Runner Tray. Makes a beautiful table centerpiece that beginner woodworkers can build. How to build a DIY Wood Table Top Tray for plants or other decor.

The Ugly Duckling House can help you make those awesome DIY couch sleeves for your friends and family this year. So convenient!

DIY wooden couch sleeve

Make your favorite kiddos this DIY Nerf Gun Target that you can decorate with free printables or any design you think they’ll like.

Looking for another fun way to keep your kid's busy?! You can build this DIY Nerf Gun Target from Wood or 1/2" Foam Board. It's a great homemade kids game for indoors and outdoors.

Build and Create Home shared this sweet DIY for a countdown calendar. That chalkboard lets you use this calendar all year. Countdown to vacation, end of the school year, Christmas…

Make this Easy DIY Wood Storage Bin for Beginners to give your friends and family some pretty storage.

I LOVE this easy DIY Wood Storage Bin for Beginners! You can make it in any size AND it's a great starting project for new woodworkers. Build Custom-Sized storage bins in any size.

Or for those beer lovers, I have a DIY Beer Caddy with Vintage Style. Plus, print off my free beer labels too! Free gifts, yea!

DIY Beer Caddy Plans for this cool vintage style beer caddy. I have videos to help with the assembly and paint job too. No need to look any further for wooden beer caddy plans.

Cheap DIY Furniture Gift Ideas

Here’s a great DIY Round Side Table build that can be used as a stool or side table. It’s perfect for teen rooms, dorms, or first apartments.

Works as a table or extra seating! This quick 1 hour, $20 build makes great DIY Easy Stool Seating or a DIY Round Side Table. With tips on adjusting the height to work for kids and adults. #AbbottsAtHome #DIYFurniture #KregJig #Stool #SideTable

Woodworkers that know how to resaw 2×4’s can build this cute and Easy DIY Side Table Plans with a Shelf – $20 Build!.

Simple and Pretty Side Table Plans. Get these easy to follow build plans for this side table for bedroom or living room. #SideTable #Plans #DIY

This is a great DIY Cheap DIY Gift Ideas for Christmas for woodworking beginners. And it’s just amazing that you can get a DIY bar stool this cute for under $10. In fact, Sawdust Sisters built 2 for just over $10. Score!

DIY Barstool/Plant Stand made from 2x4s

That’s it for this list of Cheap DIY Gift Ideas for Christmas. I hope you found an idea you want to try. Have fun making your own gifts, guys!

More DIY Projects You Might Like

Looking for something bigger? My DIY Upholstered Bench would make a great DIY Gift too!

Farmhouse Style DIY Upholstered Bench Plan with Tongue & Groove shelf. Makes a great end of bed bench, dining table bench, living room coffee table or entry bench.

And kids would love this DIY PVC Pipe Tent or Play House. No power tools needed!

Plans to Build this easy PVC Pipe Tent with drop cloth cover. PVC pipe play house tent build for kids. #PVCTent #PVC #KidsTent

And, this DIY Play Kitchen for Kids is always a great gift for little kids.

Yay! This Kids Play Kitchen DIY Woodworking Plan is an easy woodworking build with lots of fun additions that little kids will love! I have the tutorial, printable plans, and a video to help you get this built. #AbbottsAtHome #KidsKitchen #PlayKitchen #KidsKitchen #KidsFurniture #woodworking

Mary-The Boondocks Blog

Friday 3rd of November 2017

Wow these are all really great projects. Why even I could do some of them! Thanks for the inspiration Stephanie!


Friday 3rd of November 2017

Ha ha, thanks Mary. I'm sure you'd make them even better!


Monday 30th of October 2017

What a great collection of gifts I want to make so many


Monday 30th of October 2017

Thanks so much!


Monday 30th of October 2017

This is a fantastic collection of really thoughtful DIY gifts. There are several of them I would want to give or receive. The over the couch table and the coffee maker are my favorites. So fun to read, thank you for gathering them.


Monday 30th of October 2017

Thanks so much, Leanna. So glad you liked them!


Monday 30th of October 2017

I love making homemade gifts at Christmas time! this is a great collection of ideas Lianne | Makes, Bakes and Decor


Monday 30th of October 2017

Thanks so much!

Diane + Dean DIY

Friday 27th of October 2017

Great ideas!!!!


Friday 27th of October 2017

Thanks so much!

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