Looking for an easy yet elegant herbal gift that your friends and family will love?
We’ve got you covered!
Here are ten of our favorite homemade gift ideas, from nourishing spices to luxurious bath and body products and sweet treats.
What’s more, all of these homemade gift ideas can be crafted in a day or less.
1. Spice Blends
Make one or all five of these Spice Blends, including All Purpose Seasoning, Celery Salt, Garam Masala, Pumpkin Spice, and Taco Seasoning. You can even download our exact gift tags and labels.
2. Chili Spiced Olive Oil
This Chili Spiced Olive Oil can be drizzled on pizza, soup, and veggies, or used as a bread dip. It makes a lovely host or hostess gift or accompaniment to a loaf of bread. Make it extra hot for the spice lovers!
3. Tea Blends
Herbal Tea Blends make fancy, beautiful, and delicious gifts. Get our recipes for Orange Spiced Black Tea, Vanilla Earl Grey with Cornflowers, Forest Tea Blend, Smokey Pu’erh Tea, Herbal Digestive Blend, and Vanilla Rooibos Tea Blend.
4. Homemade Chocolate
Did you know that Homemade Chocolate is delicious and easy to make? You can even customize your chocolates with rose petals, orange powder, mint, lavender, goji berries … the possibilities are endless!
5. Spiced Pecans
These Cinnamon and Chili Spiced Pecans make a tasty and healthy treat. You can place them in cello bags or mason jars to be given as gifts, or use them as party appetizers for your next holiday get together.
6. Evergreen Lip Balm
This festive Evergreen Homemade Lip Balm smells like the rich and resinous boughs of an evergreen tree while protecting lips from the harsh winter elements. You can make it in lip balm tubes or small glass jars.
7. Lotion Bars
Crafted in any shape you like, Homemade Lotion Bars are firm bars that can be rubbed onto the skin like lotion. They’re great for dry cracked skin. A lotion bar making kit makes a wonderful holiday present, too.
8. Body Butter
Body Butter is wonderfully nourishing and supportive to the skin. Making your own is much cheaper than buying it at the store, and you can customize it with different herbs. Your friends and family will love this luxurious present.
9. Bath Bombs
Bath Bombs or bath fizzes are a simple and fun herb gift idea that can be done with kids. These bath bombs fizz when you put them in your bath and give the water a beautiful, smooth feel and wonderful scent.
10. Botanical Perfume
Solid Perfume Lockets are a cute yet elegant gift idea that will delight many people on your gift list. You can make the perfume in lockets that you find online or at thrift stores, or you can also simply use another small container such as a shallow glass jar.
Need even more ideas? Check out 10 (More!) Homemade Holiday Gifts.