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You’ve checked three people off your list and all of a sudden your wallet is hurting a little more than expected. Enter the DIY gift. Here are 11 that are useful, filled with love and can even be crafted by folks without a PhD in Pinterest.

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DIYgifts sugarscrub
Creative Green Living

Sugar Scrub

Sugar, spice and everything nice blend together in this luxurious body scrub you can gift to everyone from your mom to your babysitter.

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DIYgift coffeesleeve
Lia Griffith

Felt Coffee Sleeves

The caffeine fiend in your life will thank you for this ridiculously adorable koozie.

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DIYgifts corkboardcoaster
Oh So Very Pretty

Striped Corkboard Coasters

Wherever there’s a surface, there’s the need for a coaster. Give your extra clean, extra stylish friends these oh-so-easy-to-make ones. (And offer to whip up cocktails while you’re at it.)

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DIYgifts marbledmugs

Marbled Mugs

How gorgeous are these? Perfect for the mother, sister or friend whose eyes light up at a perfectly brewed cuppa tea.

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DIYgifts cranberrysoap
Happiness is Homemade

Cranberry Orange Soap

These take ten minutes to make. Seriously.

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DIYgifts terrarium
Tater Tots & Jello

Mason Jar Succulents

Hooray for a plant that’s all but impossible to kill. Even better when it’s situated inside a rustic mason jar.

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DIYgifts christmaspotpurri
The Crafting Chicks

Stovetop Potpourri Mix

All you need is an orange, cinnamon sticks, cloves, nutmeg and fresh cranberries to make this stovetop mix that's like Christmas in a mason jar.

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DIYGifts extracts
Kirbie Cravings

Homemade Extracts

Any aspiring chef will appreciate these homemade extracts. Easy to make and so much better than store-bought, these guys take everything from soufflés to pound cakes to the next level.

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DIYGifts magicbottle
Artsy Ants

Magic Bottle

Hello, DIY snowglobe. Gift this one to your nieces, nephews and anyone who enjoys a little mesmerizing glimmer. (Bonus: It’s easy for your own kids to make them, f too.)

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DIYGifts cheesetray
Shanty 2 Chic

Chalkboard Serving Tray

Your favorite hostess could always use an extra platter or two when entertaining. Just make sure she knows how to spell “Camembert” right.

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DIYGifts lipbalmlocket
Radical Possibility

Lip Balm Locket

Lip balm that doubles as stylish jewelry? We’re all the way in. All you need is a knife, a hair dryer, a little balm and a locket (duh).

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