My Favorite DIY Homemade Hostess Gift Ideas

It is that time of the year! The time for parties, gatherings large and small, and time to thank special people. Today, I am sharing a beautiful array of my favorite DIY Homemade Hostess Gift Ideas for you.

My Favorite DIY Homemade Hostess Gift Ideas

Not only are these great homemade hostess gift ideas, but they are also great options for gifting the folks that help us regularly during the year. For example, I enjoy giving something special to my hairdresser, mailman, trash crew, our kid’s favorite teachers, sweet neighbors, etc.

This is one of my DIY homemade hostess gift ideas that I shared earlier this year that is filled with my Homemade House Seasoning. You can find the recipe HERE. This gift lasts all year long!

Easy Homemade House Seasoning Gifts - Home with Holliday

Easy Homemade House Seasoning Hostess Gift


Next, this Spiced Vanilla Homemade Sugar Scrub from my good friend, Karen, at Sanctuary Home Decor is divine! Who wouldn’t love to recieve this thoughtful gift?

Spiced Vanilla Homemade Sugar Scrub Recipe – Sanctuary Home Decor


During the holidays, it is so nice to have potpourri cooking on the stovetop. Chloe of Boxwood Avenue has a lovely post on how to make these Homemade Christmas Gifts with her Stovetop Potpourri. I am going to make this one for our own home this year!

Homemade Christmas Gift: Stovetop Potpourri by Boxwood Avenue


This is another lovely idea for a homemade gift that also smells so good! I love this idea as a gift that can be given year-around for so many other occasions. Kristen from Live Simply has a very detailed post on how to make these DIY Homemade Candles with a Natural Lavender-Rosemary Scent.

DIY Homemade Candles with a Natural Lavender-Rosemary Scent by Live Simply.


How simple and beautiful is this Fresh Herb Bouquet?! You could add some ribbon and a tag and voila!

Fresh Herb Bouquet Hostess Gift by Dukes & Duchess


With the recent popularity of charcuterie boards, I am loving this DIY Monogrammed Cheese Board! Joanna Meyer has a great tutorial on how to make this wonderful gift.

Monogrammed Cheese Board by Joanna Meyer


I am also inspired by these adorable Gold Initial Mug Gifts by Erin at Earnest Home Co. Filling them with lavender or other herbs is such a fun idea!

Gold Initial Mug Gifts by Earnest Home Co.


Something from your kitchen is always a nice way to go! These Paleo, Gluten-free Cookies in a Jar are perfect. Megan of Detoxinista nailed this one.

Gluten-Free Cookies in a Jar by Detoxinista


Another lovely gift you can create from your kitchen is making infused oil for your friends to use for their own functions. This Rosemary & Garlic Infused Oil is perfect to make and share! Michelle of Iron & Twine has a great recipe to put this together so easily.

Rosemary & Garlic Infused Oil by Iron & Twine


Speaking of “from the kitchen”, how about something from your bar?! Limoncello is one of my favorite after-dinner drinks. The recipe for this Healthy Homemade Limoncello by Jessica of Desserts with Benefits is a go-to for me. It would be so easy to dress up the container to create a beautiful homemade gift.

Healthy Homemade Limoncello by Desserts with Benefits


If you want another yummy idea for a DIY Gift using lemons, you must go see my friend, Janine of Happy Happy Nester’s, Homemade Lemon Curd with Printable Labels. Isn’t this so cute?!

Homemade Lemon Curd with Printable Labels by Happy Happy Nester.


I don’t know about you, but lately, I am obsessed with Bath Bombs! These DIY Bath Bombs were made a favorite blogger of mine. Michael at Inspired by Charm has a homemade recipe that would make a great DIY hostess gift!

DIY Bath Bombs by Inspired by Charm


Finally, if you want to deliver a more elaborate gift, you must see this Moscow Mule Gift Basket: DIY Hostess Gift! Ashley of Modern Glam really thought this one out so well. What hostess would not LOVE to receive this basket?!

Moscow Mule Gift Basket: DIY Hostess Gift by Modern Glam


Some of my favorite products for creating these gifts!

I hope this compilation of My Favorite DIY Homemade Hostess Gifts has inspired you to bring out your crafty self! Homemade gifts are very cherished by most. The kind gesture will most certainly make your hostess feel special and appreciated that you took the time to make them something from scratch!

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