The Best DIY Holiday Gifts For the Special People in Your Life

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Show off your crafting skills this holiday season!

The Best DIY Holiday Gifts

The holidays are coming up and that means you've probably been thinking about what to get for your friends and family. While you can find some truly amazing gifts out there, we'd like to offer this DIY holiday gift guide! Not only will making gifts allow you to save yourself some money, but you can also give the special people in your life something that is truly from your heart, something your spent time and energy on.

You don't even have to be a crafty person to make some of these gifts - just follow the instructions and you will have some DIY gifts your loved ones will ask for again next year! Get out your hot glue gun and scissors and get to work!

1. Candles

via A Pumpkin and a Princess/Sweet Cayenne

Instructions: peppermint mason jar candles and coffee cup candles

2. Salt mixes

via Savvy Eat/Country Living

Instructions: seasoned salt pack and flavored salt

3. Polaroid coasters

via One Good Thing

Instructions: Polaroid coasters

4. Cranberry vanilla shea butter soap

via Simply Stacie

Instructions: Cranberry vanilla shea butter soap

5. Indigo marbled ornaments

via Alice and Lois

Instructions: indigo marbled ornaments

6. Peppermint vanilla sugar scrub

via Meatloaf and Melodrama

Instructions: peppermint vanilla sugar scrub

7. Kitchen herb garden

via Futurist Architecture/DIY Craft

Instructions: kitchen herb garden here and here

8. Caramel sauce

via Faux Martha/Food 52

Instructions: salty dark caramel and whiskey caramel

9. Chalkboard serving tray

via Shanty 2 Chic

Instructions: chalkboard serving tray

10. Framed pressed flowers

via Lily Ardor/Country Living

Instructions: framed pressed flowers here and here