From a woman’s point of view, expensive gifts are awesome but we can always tell when they were hastily purchased at the last minute. Remember that it’s the thought that counts and if you put your mind to it, giving a gift can be done on a tight budget. Show her you really care by giving something thoughtful and unique. Nothing says “I love you” like a unique gift you’ve made with your own two hands. We have some great Christmas gifts for girlfriend that you can make without blowing your budget.
1. Camera Strap From a Scarf
A dainty strap for a special girl. Perfect DIY gift idea for ladies who love to capture memories! Get the tutorial here.
2. Miniature Book Necklace
Your girlfriend will be amazed with this really cute and unique miniature book necklace! Get the tutorial for this DIY Christmas gift here.
3. Homemade Bath Bombs and Bath Fizzies
These sweet-smelling DIY bath fizzies are so charming bottled up! See the how-to here.
4. Glitter and Pom Pom Magnets
She’ll definitely adore these cute and fabulous magnets! They’re stylish, too! Get the tutorial for this cute gift for your girlfriend here.
5. Delicate Silver Bee Pendant
A Christmas gift for girlfriend that she’ll surely cherish. Make this cute DIY pendant by following this tutorial.
6. DIY Party Animal Ornament
Ornaments and some charming tassels are perfect combo for her gift! Your girl will absolutely love this. See how to make one here.
7. Chocolate Chip Rolo Cookies in a Box
Make this simple yet eye-catching DIY gift her new favorite indulgence. See the how-to here.
8. Favorite Map Panel
Do this with the State she was born in and a heart over the city/county. She’ll be impressed not only with your thoughtfulness but with your creativity, too! See the tutorial here.
9. DIY Vanity Tray
A great gift idea for your girl who loves her perfume and beauty supplies at her finger tips. Check out how you can make it here.
10. Candy Cake ( literally ;-p )
Does she have a sweet tooth? Oh she’s gonna enjoy these sweet treats! Check it out here.
11. 101 Ways to Say I Love You
Show her 101 ways to say I Love You with this adorable DIY gift idea which she can open for the next 101 days.
12. DIY Leather Necklace
Does your girlfriend love necklaces? Add this to her collection and check out how to make the simple DIY necklace here.
13. Mounds of Thanks Soda Gift
Sometimes it’s not about the price. She’ll appreciate this simple gesture of love and sweetness! It’s cute, creative, and funny, too! See more about this gift idea here.
14. Open When… cards
Get cheesy and romantic with these Open When… cards. She’ll treasure these babies forever and they’ll come really handy!
15. Tiny Polaroid Magnets
Make each memory count with these cute Polaroid magnets. See the tutorial here.
16. Meringue Message Cones
Each of these delectable treat hides a surprise inside: a sweet message for your her. See the how-to here.
17. Love Notes Felt Notebook
Here’s a darling gift that’s perfect for any occasion – a handmade felt notebook that opens up into the shape of a heart. Check out the tutorial here.
18. Message in a Bottle
She’ll adore this sweet sentiment and also love that your special message is part of a keychain which she can carry with her always. See the instructions here.
19. Cute Heart Bookmark
She holds a special place in your heart and now she can keep her place in her favorite book, too. Get the tutorial here.
20. Ombre Rope Dog Leash
Is your girlfriend a dog-lover? We’re sure she’ll appreciate this stylish DIY dog leash. Check out how you can make it here.
21. Candy Pillow box
Sweet treats make the perfect gift for a romantic occasion and you can make it sweeter by packaging it in a DIY pillowbox. See how to make one here.
22. Pixel Heart Necklace
Here’s a pixel perfect gift for the ladies who are into the old 8-bit games and 80s style. It’s fun, quick, and easy! Check it out here.
23. Her Sharpie Mug
Probably the easiest gift you can make for her. See the tutorial here.
24. DIY Tiny Tassel Bracelet
Your girl will love this simple yet fashionable tassel bracelet! You can also make tassels for her necklace, too. See the tutorial here.
25. Lace Belt
These babies look really pretty and will make a great accessory to take her outfit up a notch. Learn to make one here.
26. Checked Woolen Bag
Perfect for everyday outfit with leather jacket and skinny jeans or cocktail dress. She’ll love her new chic accessory! See the tutorial here.
27. Fab Studded Sunnies
Here’s another fab accesory that girls love. She will love the added touch of glam and sophistication on her sunglasses. See the tutorial here.
28. DIY Lace Doily Bowl
You can try to use silver and gold paints. The the lace will look shiny and glamorous! Learn the steps here.