Jewelry All the Way: 40 Fabulous Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

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Gift cards are a bore, and fruit baskets are a snooze fest. Make it a hand-crafted holiday this year by giving all your favorite pals some gorgeous DIY jewelry! Since all of our fans have been extra nice this year (and we checked twice), we’ve rounded up some of our best gift-worthy jewelry patterns from so you can make this holiday season extra fabulous for all your family and friends. Ditch the department stores this year; these homemade Christmas gifts are way cuter and more meaningful than anything you’ll find at the mall.

They say fashion is a form of expression, and that’s never been more true than with these adorable Wire Word Rings! What better way to tell a loved one how you feel than through cute DIY jewelry? Personalize the design for the recipient of the gift to make it extra special. Whether the message is meaningful or funny, this wire ring project is sure to make a statement.


Craft a cute keepsake that will be cherished forever with this Photo Collage Bracelet tutorial. Fill the square bezels with kids’ or grandkids’ photos to make this a perfect gift for mom or grandma. It’s the perfect way for her to always keep her family close by. You can bet she’ll be bragging about this thoughtful homemade gift to all her girlfriends!

For a friend who loves to bake, these cute culinary creations would make the sweetest gift! This Tiny Wire Whisk Earrings and Pendant project is so simple to make. Whip up a set of these adorable accessories as a last-minute gift if you’re pressed for time this holiday season.


This Simply Sweet Book Pendant makes a thoughtful gift for your page-turning pal. Personalize the pendant to feature the title or cover design of your friend’s favorite book. What a novel idea! She won’t be able to put down this darling DIY necklace.


These thoughtful DIY jewelry projects are just the tip of the sleigh. Find even more ideas for homemade Christmas gifts in our collection of 37 Last-Minute, Inexpensive Christmas Gifts to Make, full of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings anyone would be thrilled to see under their tree!

Do you make homemade Christmas gifts for your friends and family?

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  1. Raye W says

    I am doing entirely hand made gifts this year. From food gifts, to jewelry, to scarves, and toys. I love the ideas here, thanks!

  2. LaShanda White says

    This summer I started making jewelry by looking at different books and websites like this. And I must say, it has helped me tremendously. I love all things creative and I will definitely be trying some of theseprojectedd for Christmas.
    Thank you!!!

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