Gift Guide: 15 Awesome DIY Stocking Stuffers and Small Gift Projects

Gift Guide: 15 Awesome DIY Stocking Stuffers and Small Gift Projects

I've always been the type who gives lots of smaller gifts instead of one big one - I don't like to put all my eggs in one basket. So obviously I love stocking stuffers. And I love DIY stocking stuffers even more. Here are 15 of my favorites.   


1. Create a leather phone case with a credit card pocket using this tutorial. [Photo: Kojo Designs]

2. Whip up a big batch of soothing homemade lip butter for all your friends. Here are the directions. [Photo: Girly Bubble]

3. Chalkboard coasters would make a great gift for the hostess on your list. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: The Sweetest Occasion]

4. This zip-up earbud pouch is great for anyone who is attached at the hip to their iPhone or iPod. Find the sewing tutorial here. [Photo: Dog Under My Desk]

5. Paint custom wooden kitchen utensils for the cook on your list. Here are the instructions. [Photo: The Gold Jellybean]

6. Make a batch of rosemary scented sea salt... and don't forget the pretty bottle!  Here are the directions. [Photo: Best Day Ever]  

7. Lavender oatmeal soap makes a lovely gift too. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: 100 Layer Cake]

8. Make a custom etched glass for, well... anyone! You can create virtually any design. Here are the instructions. [Photo: Number 2 Pencil]

9. Create a couple of mini books filled with Instagram prints... you can order them here. [Photo: Printstagram]

10. This perpetual calendar would make a great addition to anyone's desk. Here's the tutorial. [Photo: Caravan Shoppe]

11. These color-dipped wooden vases are easy to make... find out how right here. [Photo: Lexy B. Ward]

12. Any Starbucks addict would love this stylish leather coffee sleeve. Make your own using these instructions. [Photo: Pop Champagne]

13. These blue frosted candles are beautiful... find out how to make them here. [Photo: Something Turquoise]

14. Make a custom iPhone case using an old map. A subway map would be cool too... and useful! Find out how to do it here. [Photo: Maps.com]

15. Any designer on your list would love these Pantone chip magnets. Here's the tutorial. [Photo: How About Orange]

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