7 DIY Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas


Scrambling with last-minute holiday shopping? Don't worry, we've got your covered with some quick and sustainable ideas for every one on your list. Check them out below! 

1. Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix 

This DIY idea is perfect for anyone. I mean who doesn't love hot cocoa?!  Follow this simple recipe to gift a ready to make hot chocolate in a mason jar. Make it festive by adding a gift tag on seed paper, some twine, and a bow. 

2. DIY Peppermint Lip Balm 

Believe it or not, this lip balm only takes 5 minutes to make! All you need is organic coconut oil, organic beeswax, and peppermint essential oil to whip up a lip balm that all of the beauty lovers on your list will adore. 

3. Christmas Ornaments 

If you're looking to put your craft skills to the test, Christmas ornaments are a great way to go, while also gifting someone something special. The best thing about these keepsake items? You can make them about just about anything. Think clothespins, walnuts, wood slices, and even blood oranges.

4. Stockings

All you need is a blank stocking and some iron-on patches to create a beautiful  stocking for your friend or family member to add to their mantle. They'll think you bought this item, when it really came from the heart! 

5. Throw Blanket 

Everyone loves a good throw blanket –– they're useful, practical, and cozy. Even if you're not familiar with sewing, did you know you can finger knit an entire throw blanket? Yes, you read that right. All you need is some finger knit yarn, which has loops in it so you don't need to use a needle to achieve that knitted look. 

6. Bath Bombs 

Nothing says self-care like bath bombs. Make your own and gift them to all of your friends in mason jars. They'll be thanking you for months to come when your bath bombs come in handy for all of those wind-down Sunday nights. 

7. Homemade Cocktail Recipes 

Instead of buying a bottle, make your own for the cocktail lovers on your list! Follow these recipes and pour them into glass carafes that can be repurposed. 

Happy Holidays from our family to yours!