Chances are you’re still in all-out shopping mode as the holiday season is underway. You probably know someone who loves the sentimental value of a homemade and handcrafted gift but unsure what DIY gift idea to try. If you’re still brainstorming ideas and wondering how you’re going to fit this into your busy schedule – we have something for you.
Essential oils make amazing DIY holiday gifts. Have you ever made someone their very own perfume or body lotion? It’s easier than it seems. Your hardest job will be finding out your recipient’s favorite scent – but who doesn’t love a sweet orange, lavender, or cinnamon vanilla-infused body butter?
Lavender Lotion Bars
This fantastic Lavendar Lotion Bar Recipe from Gourmade in the Kitchen is sure to help out anyone with dry winter skin. The soothing aroma of lavender doesn’t hurt, either. Best of all, it’s incredibly easy to make yourself.
For that special guy on your list, try your hand at making an essential oil cologne. This Earthy Spice Essential Oil Cologne recipe from doTERRA in particular is one he’s sure to love.
This oil-infused, all-natural body butter recipe from The Prarie Homestead is a special treat because it even smells like chocolate. If this doesn’t win you over, we’re not sure what will.
Homemade Hand Cream
This DIY can be a gift for you, too. Keep your hands in tip-top shape this winter with this decadent homemade hand cream recipe also from The Prarie Homestead. Not only does crafting your own hand cream save you money, it ensures you don’t get a bottle full of the adulterated stuff – false fragrances and chemical additives aren’t what we think of when we think healthy hands.
This is just a sampling of the many amazing DIY craft ideas out there. With resources like Pinterest at your fingertips, there’s no reason you shouldn’t be creating one-of-a-kind, sweet-smelling, all-natural gifts for everyone in your family.
Have you tried any of these? Let us know!