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 have a list of really cool and pretty and fun gift ideas for you.
22 Birthday Gift Ideas to Make Your Friends
1. DIY 3D Clay Mugs
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. DIY Candy Birthday Wreath
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. DIY Candy Birthday Cake
12. DIY Herbal Sachets
13. Mini Birthday Cake Gift Box
14. DIY Natural Petal Confetti Tray
15. Creative Birthday Gift Idea With Mini Pinatas
16. DIY Lavender Candle
17. DIY Candy Gram Birthday Card
18. DIY Mini Party In A Box
19. DIY Watercolor Cards
20. DIY Birthday In A Jar
21. DIY Mason Jar Picture Frame Vase
22. DIY Donut Sunglasses