18 DIY Gift Basket Ideas That Pack Plenty of Presents and Christmas Cheer

Make Santa proud with these easy gift basket ideas.

diy gift basket ideas christmas
Design: Emily Schiff-Slater

Use these DIY gift basket ideas for holidays, housewarmings, birthdays, and more. You can even customize these neat ideas with even more presents or fun themes for everyone on your Christmas gift list. Plus, get more homemade food gift ideas.

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diy gift basket hot cocoa
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Hot Cocoa Basket

The weather outside may be frightful, but your friends will have everything they need to cozy up with a big mug of hot chocolate all winter long.

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diy gift basket ice cream party
Courtesy of One Good Thing
Ice Cream Party Bundle

Make 'em scream for ice cream with this adorable jar packed full with all the sundae, cone, and topping essentials.

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diy gift basket wine
Courtesy of Among Other Things.
Wine Lovers Basket

Forget the snow! Give your friends and family the gift of a red Christmas this Yuletide season with this wino-themed bundle.

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diy gift basket slow cooker gift basket
Courtesy of The Glitter Guide
Slow Cooker Gift Basket

With cookbooks, wine, napkins, and more, this thoughtful present has everything your favorite cook needs to entertain and prepare a memorable holiday feast.

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diy gardener gift basket
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Gardener Gift Basket

Pack a planter with everything their green thumb needs: , , pots, trowels and shovels, and more.

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diy coffee gift basket
Courtesy of The TomKat Studio
Coffee Gift Basket

Perfect for friends or family hosting guests this holiday season, this gift contains everything one needs to serve a crowd. Fill it up with your favorite beans, , stir sticks, and a sweet homemade treat!

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diy sangria kit gift basket
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Sangria Kit

Fill a cute drink dispenser with all of the essentials and festive ingredients like apples, cinnamon sticks, and bourbon.

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diy breakfast gift basket
Sarah Remington
A Sweet and Savory Breakfast

Long after this from-scratch cornbread gets gobbled up, the cast-iron skillet will continue to please. Upgrade store-bought extras by transferring orange marmalade to a cute jar and flavoring butter with honey—then pack it all up in a .

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cornbread diy gift basket
Sarah Remington
Jalapeño and Cheddar Skillet Cornbread

Add a spicy kick to this cheesy cornbread with diced jalapeños.

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diy honey butter gift basket
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Honey Butter

Flavoring store-bought butter with honey is a simple and delicious addition to the gift basket.

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diy marmalade gift basket
Sarah Remington
Orange-Cardamom Marmalade

This preserved marmalade can be spooned over buttered toast, spread on a brioche roll or croissant, or dolloped on a toasted English muffin spread with fresh goat cheese. Plus, sealed, it will keep for up to one year. Include it in a wire basket with gift basket filler and fresh oranges.

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grilling diy gift basket
Sarah Remington
Flavorful Grilling Gear

Show you really care with a bottle of homemade ketchup! Add a DIY dry rub, skewers, and a , and present it all on a cutting board, wrapped in cellophane and tied with a bow.

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homemade ketchup diy gift basket
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Homemade Ketchup

Tie each jar with raffia or ribbon and attach a gift card, saying that the ketchup can last for up to a month, refrigerated.

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homemade barbecue rub diy gift basket
Sara Remington

This dry rub is perfect for grilling corn, fish, or meats.

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popcorn kit diy gift basket
Sarah Remington
Freshly Popped Popcorn Kit

With sweet but savory Coconut-Curry included, this makes a great gift for a movie buff.

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baking diy gift basket
Courtesy of Darling Doodles Design
Bundt Cake Basket

This gift includes everything your favorite baker needs to create a tasty homemade bundt cake! A punny printable card makes things extra sweet.

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snow day kit diy gift basket
Courtesy of The DIY Mommy
Snow Day Survival Kit

Who could't use a snow day survival kit, packed with and everything you need to make ?

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magazine diy gift basket
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Ikaroo Subscription

Load a few back issues on a truck, and print out our free gift tag that says "You're going to receive Ikaroo for the long haul (one full year)!"

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