15+ Memorable DIY Christmas Gifts for Crafters

These DIY presents will keep them busy long after everything is unwrapped.

diy christmas gifts for crafters
Uncommon Goods / Design: Emily Schiff-Slater

This year, put a do-it-yourself kit under the tree—because crafting a stamp, fairy garden, or embroidery hoop will keep them occupied long after all the presents are unwrapped. Plus, discover cool gifts you can make yourself.

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gifts for crafters bbq kit
Courtesy of Food52
For the BBQ Lover

$40

Everything you need to make homemade barbecue sauce comes pre-measured in this DIY kit.

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gifts for crafters diy succulent frame
Courtesy of Uncommon Goods
For the Succulent Obsessive

$118

Hens and chicks in a rustic wood frame will instantly brighten up any farmhouse living room.

country living
Ikaroo Paint-by-Number Kits
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For more than 20 years, we’ve showcased stunning country scenes in our magazine, coupled with inspirational quotes. And now, you can take the tradition one step further and turn the beautiful images of the countryside into actual works of art.

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gifts for crafters diy embroidery map
Courtesy of Uncommon Goods
For the World Traveler

$35

Let her keep track of her travels in true country style by making stitches across the globe on this DIY embroidery map.

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gifts for crafters gin kit
Courtesy of World Market
For the Old Spirit

$35

Help a friend go beyond home brewing with this DIY infusion kit reminiscent of bootlegging days—no bathtub required.

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gifts for crafters diy terrarium kit 
Courtesy of Food52
For the Terrarium Tyro

$38

How cute is this kit containing all the materials you need to create a tiny terrarium? Just add fairies!

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macaron kit
Courtesy of Food52
For the Macaron Craver

$24

It's high time the Cookie Monster in your life learned to make these herself. (You know what they say: "Teach a man to fish…") The kit comes with two mix packets, two piping bags, one piping tip, and a recipe for filling—all adding up to 20 tasty macarons.

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origami kit
Courtesy of World Market
For the Aspiring Origamist

$8

This travel-size kit allows the recipient to take his or her paper-folding to go.

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embroidery hoop kit
Courtesy of Etsy/Tamar Nahir Tanai
For the Homebody

From $14

This embroidery kit comes with everything a crafter could need to stitch a "Home Sweet Home" sign to hang on her wall.

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diy cheese kit
Courtesy of Williams Sonoma
For the Farm-to-Table Cook

$40

It doesn't get more local than right in her own kitchen! This little cardboard box is filled with everything she'll need to make eight fresh batches of mozzarella or ricotta.

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diy cider kit
Courtesy of Williams Sonoma
For the Baker

$45


Why venture to the local orchard when you can make delicious apple cider right in your own home?

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diy fairy garden kit
Courtesy of Laurels Fairy Door
For the Friend Who Believes in Magic

From $25


Gift your friend with everything she needs to create a fairy garden in her own backyard.

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diy beer kit
Courtesy of Williams Sonoma
For the Craft Brewer

$40

Everything he or she will need to whip up a batch of craft brew.

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needlepoint kit
Courtesy of Etsy/Not So Modern Millie
For the Stitcher Who Likes to Wear Her Heart On Her Sleeve

$15

If she prefers sharing her emotions IRL, this needlepoint emoji button kit—which includes embroidery floss and a cross-stitch needle—has her interests all sewn up.

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kids diy kit
Courtesy of Kiwi Co.
For the Kid at Heart

$20 for one crate

These kits encourage kids to embellish their own DIY kite or super hero cape, to name a couple of examples.

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diy weaving kit
Courtesy of Uncommon Goods
For the Dream Weaver

$55

If your friend wants to learn to weave but doesn't have room for a loom, this mini loom weaving kit is just the ticket.

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