24 DIY Christmas Party Favors to Make for Extra Hostess Points
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24 DIY Christmas Party Favors to Make for Extra Hostess Points

With the promise of Christmas parties just around the corner, there’s no better time than now to get started on those thoughtful party favors. Get a chuckle out of your guests with a punny Christmas ornament or cue the *aww’s* with a customized photo place card that doubles as a take-home favor. If you’re planning on hosting a holiday get-together, make sure to include at least one of these sweet *and* cheap party favors. Scroll on for all 24 DIY holiday party favor ideas!

1. DIY Colorful Punny Tree Ornaments: Friends and family members alike will adore these punny tree ornaments. Decorate your baubles with silly sayings like “snow what” and “believe in your elf” to get a good chuckle out of their recipients. (via Brit + Co)

2. DIY Gradient Marshmallows and Colorful Cocoa: Ombre-dyed mini marshmallows are a thing, and yes, we’re obsessed. Drop a handful of these colorful pellets into your cocoa, and don’t forget to Instagram it! (via A Kailo Chic Life)

3. DIY Gold Splatter Succulent Planters: Gift these cheery little planters to each of your guests. They’ll appreciate their vibrant hues and touch of elegant gold. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

4. DIY Rainbow Meringues: Dress up basic meringues by making them rainbow and topping them with colorful sprinkles. They’ll be fit for a unicorn with this fun look! (via Club Crafted)

5. DIY Candy Stripe Alphabet Ornaments: Personalized favors are always a win in our book. Whip up these whimsical candy-striped alphabet ornaments using recycled cardboard and yarn. (via Craft Paper Scissors)

6. DIY Brushstroke Glasses: Upgrade your guests’ barware with these stylish DIY brushstroke glasses. No doubt you’ll earn plenty of compliments on your handiwork once your friends receive them. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

7. DIY Faux Granite and Marble Coasters: Give out these DIY faux granite and marble coasters. Your guests will appreciate the unique element the set adds to their entertaining essentials. (via Brit + Co)

8. DIY Phone Cases: Cute and affordable cases can be hard to come by. Check out our six DIY ideas on decorating a clear phone case to ensure each of your party guests go home with a sleek case. (via Brit + Co)

9. DIY Adorable Confetti Coaster: You can never have enough coasters! Whip up this stylish DIY to use at your party, and then send them home as favors that’ll add a pop of color to each of your guests’ kitchens. (via Best Friends for Frosting)

10. DIY Diamond Terracotta Clay Christmas Ornaments: Are you obsessed with tinsel, baubles, lights and all the pretty decorations the holiday season brings? Turn to this DIY and make these charming terracotta clay ornaments. (via Make and Tell)

11. DIY Candy Cane Treat Box: Got red glitter tape? Turn it into candy cane stripes for a fun and festive treat box friends and family will appreciate. (via Brit + Co)

12. DIY Embroidered Ornaments: Add color and personality to your tree with these hand-stitched beauties. If you’re new to embroidery, head on over to our Intro to Embroidery Online Class ($29) to learn everything you need to know to make these holiday ornaments. (via Brit + Co)

13. DIY Miniature Abstract Canvas Ornaments: You don’t need to be much of a painter to come up with fun little designs. These DIY mini abstract canvas ornaments are *so* easy, and you can customize them with whatever colors you like best! (via The Gathered Home)

14. DIY Picture Place Card Holder: Rather than making ordinary place cards with just a name, try your hand at a customized picture place card. The personalized touch will be a conversation-starter, sparking guests to share their photos with their neighbor. (via Tell Love and Party)

15. DIY Easy Leather Cord Keeper: It’s a well-known fact that earbuds *always* get tangled. But now you can save your friends from having to deal with the nuisance with a DIY leather cord keeper. (via A Beautiful Mess)

16. DIY Fauxligraphy Holiday Ornaments: Decorate plain ornaments by writing your favorite holiday sayings on them. All you need is our FREE downloadable fauxligraphy lettering guide! (via Brit + Co)

17. DIY Gemstone Soap: Using a diamond-shaped silicone mold, create these seriously stunning gemstone soaps. To really get them to *dazzle,* add a sprinkle of cosmetic-grade micro glitter to the bottom of the mold. (via A Beautiful Mess)

18. DIY Graham Cracker Gingerbread Houses: Gingerbread houses are a Christmastime staple. Turn this project into a group activity DIY your friends and family can take home with them once the festivities end. (via Alice & Lois)

19. DIY Jingle Bell Door Hanging Garland: Jingle bells are a quintessential part of the holidays. Make sure your friends have a few with these cheerful garlands they can hang on their doorknob. (via Brit + Co)

20. DIY Mason Jar Cocktail: Spike classic hot apple cider with cinnamon and honey whiskey for a celebratory cocktail. Pour the mixture into a mason jar with a lid and add our printable gift tags with twine for the finishing touch. (via Brit + Co)

21. DIY Peppermint Lip Balm: Help your pals avoid dreaded dry lips with DIY peppermint lip balms. One batch takes about 30 minutes to make and fills about 12 tins, so you can easily turn out this favor idea. (via Brit + Co)

22. DIY Popsicle Ornament: Inspired by the Urban Outfitters Christmas ornament, this popsicle DIY gets you 10 times the cuteness for the price of one. Now that’s what we call a deal! (via Brit + Co)

23. DIY Tiny Embroidered Pin: Inspire plenty of *aww’s* with this adorable embroidered pin. The only supplies you need to make this tiny bit of cuteness are a needle, two colors of thread, a pencil and a mini embroidery frame. (via Brit + Co)

24. DIY Peppermint Bath Bombs: As much fun as bath bombs can be, their price tags are often less than soothing for your wallet. Make your own peppermint bath bombs to distribute throughout the holidays for a fraction of the cost. (via A Pumpkin & A Princess)

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