When it comes to getting your hostess friend a gift, it can be hard if she just so happens to be a hostess with the mostess. If you’re struggling to pick out the perfect gift, don’t fret — we’ve got your back! Just check out these unique DIY hostess gift ideas catered to meet your friend’s wants and needs, whatever they may be. Whether her hobbies include cooking, gardening or decorating her home, she’s bound to *fall* for whichever item you pick from these 24 fab gift ideas. Scroll on for all the sweet deets!


1. Wood-Burned Cooking Utensils: Ideal for the hostess who loves to spend time in the kitchen, this *hot* gift idea requires wooden kitchen utensils, alphabet stamps and a wood-burning tool. Once you’re all done with your designs, tie a ribbon around the utensils for a pretty, finishing touch. (via Brit + Co)


2. Color Blocked Pumpkin Dishes: If your hostess friend isn’t one for following tradition, gift her a ceramic pumpkin dish that’s painted in vibrant shades like mint, pink, coral and yellow. Whether she uses it to store rings or candy, its bright pops of color will spruce up any vanity or kitchen counter. (via A Kailo Chic Life)


3. Colorful Edged Marble Hexagon Coasters: Update her tableware to include this chic set of coasters that combines three stylish DIY hacks in one look. If she’s a fan of bright colors, marble finishes and geometric shapes, she’ll LOVE this trendy gift set. (via A Kailo Chic Life)


4. Watercolor Wreath Printable: Brighten up your friend’s wall with this colorful watercolor wreath print that practically screams fall. Add a white frame for a more polished finish. (via Inkstruck Studio)


5. Tea: DIY tea is a great gift and favor idea all year round, really. For the warmer months, you can just plop in some ice cubes and you’re good. Pro tip: If you plan on purchasing your herbs, cut down on costs by finding a shop that sells them in bulk. (via Brit + Co)


6. Washi Tape Wine Bottle Sleeves: Planning on playing the gracious guest with a bottle of wine? Step up your gifting game even more by slapping on a stylish DIY washi tape sleeve. Pretty and affordable for the win! (via Corinna Wraps)


7. Napkin With Block Printing: Use a rubber stamp, carving tools and fabric paint to create one-of-a-kind stamped napkins she’ll surely appreciate. You can even apply this super simple technique to a tea towel to complete the “set.” (via Sugar and Charm)


8. Copper-Wrapped Candles: These beautiful copper-wrapped candles are an essential for your hostess’s home decor. With a little copper foil tape, these LED candles will be ready to spruce up her dining table as an elegant centerpiece for all her future parties. (via The Holiday Collective)


9. Gold Foil Cushion: Brighten up her sofa with this luxe gold foil cushion that’ll fool her friends into thinking she spent a pretty penny for it. (via Make and Fable)


10. Metallic Painted Mug: Give a plain ceramic mug a modern upgrade with a coat of metallic paint. Customize your two-toned look with your friend’s favorite color (i.e., seafoam + silver, coral + gold — the possibilities are endless!). (via Design Improvised)

11. Miyuki Bead Loom Cuff Bracelet: If you’re already familiar with bead weaving, this DIY is right up your alley. With a little weaving *magic* and an inexpensive metallic bead loom, you’ll be able to make these super cool jewelry pieces that she’ll L-O-V-E. (via Petit Bout de Chou)


12. Thankful Printable: The perfect gift for a season of giving thanks, this cheery gold and indigo print is one her walls can’t do without. Their bright non-traditional colors will stand out and remind her to look on the *brighter* side of things. (via Burlap & Blue)


13. Diffuser Keychains: A little aromatherapy goes a long way in alleviating one’s mood and upping one’s home ambiance. This cute diffuser keychain will both spruce up *and* refresh her space. (via Lindsey Crafter)


14. Mini Plant Pots: For the hostess with a green thumb, this modern DIY terracotta pot is all her plants need to look their very best. The shimmery shade of metallic paint will pop nicely, especially when set against a plain black or white base. (via By Brittany Goldwyn)


15. Chalkboard Coasters: These rustic, farmhouse style coasters are all about that fall life. If you’re digging the look, grab some chalkboard paint and tiles and get to crafting! (via A Home to Grow Old In)


16. Geometric Metallic Vases: This chic pink and gold vase is sure to be a welcome addition to your friend’s home. Display it alone, with other vases or fill it with flowers — the choice is hers. (via Enthralling Gumption)


17. Mid-Century Planter: With retro-styled home decor more popular than ever, price tags definitely reflect it. Save your friend from having to empty out her bank account on these trendy pieces by gifting her this adorable DIY mid-century-inspired planter. (via A Beautiful Mess)


18. Wool Candle Holder: Up her home’s cozy vibes with a couple of DIY wool candle holders. They’re super simple to make, which means you’ll probably want to whip up a few for yourself as well. Just use double-sided tape to wrap glass jars with wool, and voilá! (via Homedit)


19. Custom Cheese Board: You’ll need a plain cutting board, a pencil and a wood burning tool to recreate this lovely serving board. For the best results, set aside a spare piece of wood to practice your wood burning designs prior to testing it on your cutting board. (via Brit + Co)


20. Infused Olive Oils: Olive oil can do no wrong, so why not turn the culinary staple into a thoughtful gift for your hostess pal! Customize your set by choosing from four infused flavors that include lemon, mixed herbs, Thai chili and garlic and pepper (or make all four!). (via Brit + Co)


21. Confetti Glassware: Make her morning brew even more excitable with a DIY mug decked out in confetti. The cute and playful pattern will add a much-needed pep to her step, especially during those late-start days. (via Feathers of Gold)


22. Homemade Cookie Butter: If you’ve already had a taste of Trader Joe’s cookie butter, you know she’s in for a treat with this DIY. Use any type of cookie to create a unique buttery concoction she can dip her favorite snacks in, like pretzels, strawberries and apple slices. (via A Beautiful Mess)


23. Lip Balm: Help your lady friend combat chapped lips this season with a nourishing DIY lip balm. Made of soothing ingredients like beeswax, shea butter and sweet almond oil, this mini pot of lip balm will be all the TLC she needs to pucker up come V-Day. (via Brit + Co)


24. Cross-Stitched Heart: Say thanks with more than just your words with this meaningful cross-stitched heart. Surprise her at your Friendsgiving with this sweet and simple reminder of your friendship that she’ll truly cherish. (via Story Piece)

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