The kitchen is the heart of the home and a place full of love, family, and delicious food. Why not make your kitchen the go to place for DIY gifts this year? Plus there’s something special about receiving a homemade gift. Would you agree? Instead of braving the mall and the stores this year, why not make these Creative DIY Gifts From Your Kitchen to show your friends how much you care.
Popcorn doesn’t have to be seasoned with just salt and butter! Add a tangy flavor with this delicious Lemon Zest Popcorn recipe. Go ahead and fill a cute mason jar with popcorn and tuck a movie theater gift card inside.
Homemade Honey Rosemary Blackberry Jam by Satori Design for Living is the sweetest gift that doesn’t have to be eaten at dessert time. It can be enjoyed all day long!
Show your love with this gorgeous, mouth-watering Strawberry Tart Recipe.
It’s sure to be the hit of any pot luck too.
These Peppermint Snowflake Candy Ornaments are fun and decorative.
The kids will delight in helping with this DIY gift idea.
Dry weather can be brutal on our skin and lips. A homemade Lemonade Lip Balm is a sweet gift for anyone who needs a little ray of sunshine in their life.
This lemon-scented gift will surely pamper the skin (and would pair nicely with the Lemonade Lip Balm above.) Give your friend some Homemade Lemon and Peppermint Hand Scrub found at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia.
This Sugar Coconut Scrub by The Palette Muse is another luxurious spa essential that makes lovely gifts for your friends.
White Chocolate Cookie Bars are a nice change from traditional brownies and chocolate chip cookies. I’m sure Santa wouldn’t mind a little variety in his diet this year. 😉
These Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies are my go to cookies when I want to impress. They are made using a standard mix from the grocery store, but you add the gourmet factor before baking!
These fresh and sweet Lemon Glazed Shortbread cookies by DIY Beautify would make a thoughtful gift any time of the year.
Coffee and Chocolate Shortbread cookies are the perfect gift for that caffeine junkie in your life. Bren from Bren Did even provides the free gift tag printable to go with this gift!
Short on time? These Peppermint Oreo Cookies are simple to make and super scrumptious.
If you read my article about improving indoor air quality, you know how nasty store bought air fresheners can be. These next two ideas are not only thoughtful gifts, but they are also healthy alternatives when the house needs some freshening.
Give your friends a natural way to add fresh fragrance to their home with these 3 Homemade Simmering Pot Recipes by Two Purple Couches.
For those friends that like to spray their way to fresher smelling air, make your own natural room spray to help them combat stale air in the winter.
If you aren’t the best cook, that’s okay. You can create these fun Chalkboard Painted Mugs. Then add some hot cocoa mix, because nothing warms better on a cold, winter day.
Cold weather brings out the desire to cook more soups. Show your love by giving friends this Friendship Soup in a Jar by Oh My! Creative. Not only is it tasty, but the colorful stripes are pretty too.
The holidays can be filled with so many sugary sweets. Your friend who has gone sugar-free, would appreciate this Sugar Free Hot Cocoa Mix by Boxy Colonial.
For the rest of your friends who don’t mind the real deal, you can make them this adorable Cocoa in a Jar!
Delicious Cake Mix Cookies like DIY Danielle’s are great gifts for anyone with a sweet tooth (even those that don’t love to bake).
Have a grill master in your life? Give them these Homemade BBQ and Ranch Spice Mixes by Hearth and Vine.
These homemade Infused Oil bottles shared by Craving Some Creativity are a perfect gift for your friend who loves to cook!
My Life Cookbook’s Coconut Toffee Candy would be a sweet little holiday treat for your friends.
Give your loved one Persia Lou’s Hot Chocolate on a Stick. What a decadent gift that old and young will enjoy when stirred in warm milk.
Craving Some Creativity’s Gourmet Chocolate Candy Apples are a fantastic and fun gift for any occasion!
Make these quick and simple Peanut Clusters in your crockpot! Cupcakes and Crinoline has the details for making this candy that your friends will go nuts over.
Take any of the above chocolate sweets and use them to fill this warm, cozy, and useful Chocolate Gift Basket this year.
I hope you found some inspiration for amazing gifts you can make from your kitchen. If you like this collection, pin the image below to share with your friends (because friends don’t let friends go crazy at the mall during the holidays):