DIY Stocking Stuffer Ideas

As a single mom looking for creative ways to save money but still give the best Christmas gifts, you have come to the right place! These DIY stocking stuffer ideas are the solution to your problem. Not only are these stocking stuffers handmade, but they are also cheap—the only thing you are spending is your time. Keep reading to learn some great ideas! You do not need to spend a huge amount of money on Christmas gifts to give something the people in your life will love.

Create the Perfect Lip Product

You can make either lip balm or lip gloss; pick whichever one you want to gift! Everyone loves personalized gifts, and not only can you choose the favorite color of each person on your Christmas list, you can even pick the flavor that you think your loved one would most enjoy. Lip products taste great, are compact, and because we are always reaching for our favorite balm, they make the perfect stocking stuffer. 

Make Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

There is nothing better on a cold winter day than some hot cocoa. Make homemade hot cocoa mix and gift it to your friends and family by putting the ingredients into a decorative canister. Bring the kids in on the gift making as these are awesome teacher and bestie gifts. It really is simple, easy, and inexpensive! Your loved ones will be overjoyed to pull this out of their stocking, and they will love mixing the ingredients together and tasting it. The best part? This is a gift for all ages. You can give it to your kids, your siblings, or any grandparents. It is a gift that anybody will love.

Craft Holiday Candles

This might not be the most kid-friendly gift, but it is another low-cost and easily customizable stocking stuffer. Simply pick out a few holiday-themed cookie cutters and pour your wax mixture into them. You can pick the scent, color, and shape. Make sure you exercise caution when doing this. If done properly, this can be the cutest gift in the entire stocking. Plus, the person getting the gift will love burning this sweet-scented candle in their living room or kitchen.

These DIY stocking stuffer ideas will not only bring a smile to your friends’ and family’s faces, but they will also ease the strain on your bank account this season. Start on these fabulously festive ideas today!