Looking for amazing DIY Birthday gifts to make your best friend? Well, check out these super cool, step by step tutorials that will fulfill you with ideas. Not only are these DIY’s really fun to make, but they are much cheaper than what you can buy in stores. I think making your own gift adds more meaning, also, because the person who you give it to knows that you took some time and went out of your way to make them something special. From planters to pinatas — we got a list of really cool and pretty and fun gift ideas for you.

 

1. DIY 3D Clay Mugs

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This easy craft idea takes less than an hour to make for all you people looking for a last-minute DIY gift idea. I made these last Christmas for my mom and my sister which they loved. It took under an hour and stayed on my budget using for materials. A plain white IKEA mug, some polymer clay from my local craft store, a craft knife, and ceramic glue is all it took to make these easy crafts.

 

2. DIY Hanging Jewelry Holder

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This hanging jewelry holder is great if you are looking for a cute, easy to make gift for your family or friends. The only materials that are required are wooden dowels, gold paint, washi tape, paracord, and a D ring. It’s also a great craft to make for your own jewelry as well if you are in need of an organizer.

 

3. How To Knit A Coffee Cozy

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Looking for an easy knitting gift that is super fun and inexpensive to make? It is a worthwhile craft to make for a friend’s Christmas or birthday gift as well as being a great craft that you can make for yourself when times are cold and you need to snuggle up to next to the fire with hot chocolate and coffee cozy in hand. I made these in all sorts of colors of yarn, and when the temperatures drop this is my go-to craft.

 

4. DIY Cactus Canvas Bag

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Of all the teen crafts I have seen, this one is my favorite. It is simply made with a canvas bag, tumble dye, and iron-on transfer paper. It is super fun to make and affordable, the result always turns out amazing. I made one for my best friend for her birthday last summer, and she absolutely loved it.

 

5. DIY All Sorts Candy Boxes

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Have a friend that loves sweets? Well, you’re in luck because this super cheap and easy candy box makes a great gift for friends. This craft also stays on your budget, needing colored sculpting clay, clear acrylic boxes, super glue, a rolling pin, and a knife.

 

6. DIY Birthday Cake Soap

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Want to learn how to make these super cool birthday cake soaps? They make such fun and easy gifts that your friends will go crazy over! I made this for my sister last year and it was such a fun process to make and it turned out so cute all I wanted to do was take a bite!

 

7. Donut Bouquet Gift Idea

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Looking for a super easy and affordable gift? Well, this donut bouquet is the perfect craft! In ran into the Target dollar store section last year and bought a pail and some ribbon, then picked up some donuts from my local grocery, and made these for my boyfriend last year after a football game and he loved them! They also make great birthday and Easter gifts!

 

8. Easy DIY Patterned Candles

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Have you ever tried to make candles at home? Well, it is surprisingly easy! And if that doesn’t sound appealing, in this craft idea you can either choose to make your own or buy them premade. All you need is simply: plain premade candles, wax printouts, scissors, and a hairdryer. It is such a fun process to make and totally worthwhile!

 

9. Easy Pop Up Birthday Card DIY

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Looking for a super cool, cheap, and easy birthday card to accompany your gift? Well, your in luck because this tutorial teaches you how to make this fun pop up a birthday card. My brother’s birthday was a couple of weeks back and this was the perfect thing addition that added a sentiment to my present. It took less than 15 minutes to make and he absolutely loved it.

 

10. Candy Wreath For Birthdays

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Are you looking for a super fun and quick gift idea that your friend will absolutely love? Well, you are in the right place because this candy wreath is easy and affordable and makes an amazing gift. Last year, I made this craft for my friend with all her favorite candies attached in less than thirty minutes and she flipped out over it.

 

11. Candy Cake Birthday Gift Idea

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12. DIY Herbal Sachets

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13. Mini Birthday Cake Gift Box

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14. DIY Natural Petal Confetti Tray

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15. Creative Birthday Gift Idea With Mini Pinatas

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16. DIY Lavender Candle

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17. Candy Gram Birthday Card {printable}

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18. Mini Party In A Box

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19. DIY Watercolor Cards

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20. Birthday In A Jar

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21. Mason Jar Picture Frame Vase

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22. DIY Donut Sunglasses

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