It can be tempting to pick up a cheap stocking stuffer from the dollar store and get Christmas shopping over with, but before you end up filling friends’ and family members’ stockings with stuff no one really wants, consider this inexpensive alternative: DIY stocking stuffers! *Everyone* loves a personalized gift and nothing says personal like homemade. These DIY stocking stuffers are every bit as classy as anything store-bought, with the added bonus of uniqueness. Scroll on for all 25 DIY gift ideas to fill up those stockings!

DIY Flair Pins Stocking Stuffer Idea

1. DIY Flair Pins: Throw it back to your childhood and use Shrinky Dinks to create these DIY enamel-like pins. Once finished, you’ll be left with stylish flair pins your friends can use to snazz up their favorite denim jacket or backpack. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Faux Granite and Marble Coasters Stocking Stuffer Idea

2. DIY Faux Granite and Marble Coasters: Gift the hostess with the mostess a set of these DIY faux granite and marble coasters. She’ll appreciate the unique element they add to her entertaining essentials. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Colorful Punny Tree Ornaments Stocking Stuffer Idea

3. 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)

DIY Rainbow and Gold Lustre Bath Bombs Stocking Stuffer Idea

4. DIY Rainbow and Gold Lustre Bath Bombs: Surprise your holiday hostess will a homemade bath bomb. It’ll show your appreciation for all their hard work while encouraging them to relax with a good soak. (via A Beautiful Mess)

DIY Melt and Pour Cranberry Orange Soap Stocking Stuffer Idea

5. DIY Melt and Pour Cranberry Orange Soap: For those who love everything skincare, this DIY is sure to be a hit. Made of walnut shell powder, fine red glitter and orange zest, this cranberry orange-scented soap will make every wash as pleasant as the last. (via Soap Deli News)

DIY Beard Balm Stocking Stuffer Idea

6. DIY Beard Balm: Gift the bearded guy in your life this homemade beard balm that’ll have his facial hair on #fleek. To make, you’ll need to blend coconut oil, jojoba oil and vanilla essential oil together. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Candy Stripe Alphabet Ornaments Stocking Stuffer Idea

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

DIY Geo Wood Magnets Stocking Stuffer Idea

8. DIY Geo Wood Magnets: These colorful wood magnets are perfect for displaying your Christmas card on each of your friends’ fridges. For a personalized touch, you can even surprise them with printed Instagram photos of your whole #squad. (via Tell Love and Party)

DIY Tea Stocking Stuffer Idea

9. DIY Tea: There’s nothing like sipping a warm cup of tea on a chilly winter day. Let your family in on this special feeling by making your own tea blends and slipping them into their stockings. (via Brit + Co)

DIY Easy Leather Cord Keeper Stocking Stuffer Idea

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


11. DIY Felt Leaves Coffee Sleeve: Surprise the coffee-lover in your life with this thoughtful DIY. With a little felt, you can whip up this colorful craft that’ll replace those drab and wasteful cardboard coffee sleeves for good. (via Dream Green DIY)


12. DIY Merry and Bright Vinyl Mug: From hot apple cider to eggnog, some holiday drinks are meant to be savored in mugs. Make sure the mug your friends sip from is this festive vinyl one. (via The Casual Craftlete)


13. DIY Marshmallow Magnets: Clean up fridge clutter with these DIY marshmallow magnets. They’ll help organize your friend’s important memos and display their favorite photos. (via Hungry Heart)


14. DIY Leather Tassel: Your wallet doesn’t need to take a hit this holiday season. Instead of buying a pricey leather tassel accessory, gift your pals these DIY ones that look just as luxe but are actually made of budget-friendly hardware store finds. (via Brit + Co)


15. DIY Alphabet Blocks: You don’t need to be a kid to play with these DIY blocks. Ideal for the type or design enthusiast, these charming alphabet blocks will add visual interest wherever they’re placed. (via Tinsel + Trim)


16. DIY Mini Hot Cocoa Test Tube Mixers: Hot chocolate and wintertime go hand-in-hand. Treat your friends to this adorably packaged gift that’s good for one delicious mug of peppermint hot cocoa. All they have to do is add hot water and milk! (via Swell Mayde)


17. DIY Personalized Leather Keychains: A classic key chain can do no wrong! Spruce up Dad’s keys with a DIY leather key chain you can customize to bear his initials or a sentimental message. (via Momtastic DIY)


18. DIY Marbled Jewelry: Make a marbled bracelet or necklace for everyone in your girl gang. All you need is nail polish and plain jewelry pieces. (via Brit + Co)


19. DIY Mason Jar Cocktail: Spike classic hot apple cider with cinnamon and honey whiskey for a celebratory cocktail *everyone* (21+) can enjoy. 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)


20. DIY No-Sew Sunglass Case: Don’t let scratched lenses ruin your fellow fashionista’s favorite shades. Protect those pretty frames with an equally pretty DIY sunglass case. (via Twinspiration)


21. DIY Peppermint Lip Balm: Save your pals from getting chapped lips this winter with this skincare DIY. Combine shea butter, coconut oil, beeswax, sweet almond oil and peppermint essential oil to create this ultra soothing lip balm blend. (via A Pumpkin & A Princess)


22. DIY Pumpkin Spice Sugar Lip Scrub: The PSL-lover in your life will definitely cherish this gift. Not only does this DIY scrub smell amazing, but it’ll leave your pal with super smooth lips just in time for NYE ;) (via Club Crafted)


23. DIY Marbled Ampersand Keychain: No matter who you end up gifting this marbled ampersand keychain, it’s going to be universally appreciated. It’s stylish, modern and handmade — what more could your friends or family ask for? (via Love Decorations)


24. DIY Geo Cufflinks: Make sure to gift the dapper ones in your life a pair of these stylish geo cufflinks. They may be handmade, but they scream spiffy AF. (via Almost Makes Perfect)


25. DIY Marble and Copper Notebooks: Marbled anything is *pretty* classy. Throw metallic copper into the mix and you’ve got a solid winner. Don’t wait — make these ultra chic marble and copper notebooks for your friends now! (via Your DIY Family)

Which of these DIYs will you whip up? Check us out on Pinterest for more creative gift ideas!