Simple DIY Christmas Gifts Ideas 2020

Need a simple yet thoughtful gift to give to someone this year?

The holidays are a time of joy, celebration, and spending time with your family. The bright side is gifts are a part of it. However, many people have faced physical, emotional, and financial challenges this year. Although this holiday season may be different, it is the perfect time to bond with your family, make beautiful memories, and even make DIY (Do it yourself) Holiday Gifts. 

Check out these simple, customizable DIY holiday gift ideas for the whole family. Each gift is easily customizable and kid-friendly.

Personalized Tote Bag

Tote bags are lovely to use as shopping bags, storage, and even as a purse. Gift this to anybody in the family with a heartfelt message they will love.

Canvas Tote Bag
Fabric Marker 
Fabric Paint (optional)

Step 1: 
Gather all of your materials and decide what design you want on the bag 

Step 2: Customize your bag! Very simple, and this step is up to you. If you want to paint flowers on the bag, outline them and color them in. If you’re going to write messages on the bag, then do it. The options are limitless. 

Step 3: Let the bag dry, then gift.

Personalized Mugs

Who doesn’t love coffee or tea? No matter your drink preference. Gifting a personalized mug to any relative will make them smile.

Plain ceramic mugs 
Acrylic Paint (or acrylic paint markers) 

Step 1: Get your paint or paint markers and your mugs. 

Step 2: Draw. You can write a personal quote or draw a picture.

Step 3: Seal the acrylic paint on the mug. Place the freshly painted mug into the cold oven (kids will need adult supervision). Set the oven to 350. Once the oven is at 350, allow the mugs to stay in there for 30 minutes.

Step 4: After 30 minutes, turn the oven off and let the mug sit in the oven to cool off. 

Warning: Make sure you do NOT place the mug in the oven while hot to avoid cracking.

Personalized Mask or Key Holder

Functional house decor can benefit anybody. What makes it better is when it is personalized just for them. Gift this to anybody in the family to hold their keys, mask, purses, or anything else they may need.  

Wooden Initial 
Acrylic paint of choice 
Markers of choice 
Clip Hooks

Step 1: Paint and design the initial in any design you want

Step 2: Let the paint dry.

Step 3: Screw the hooks into the bottom of the letter

You are in control! All of these DIYs are super easy and customizable. Make your family members feel special this holiday season by making a piece just for them. Let the kids show off their beautiful artworks by grabbing your favorite paint, paint markers, stickers, glitter, and everything else.

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