50 Eco-Chic DIY Gifts You Can Make for Adults & Kids Alike

Shares

DIY gifts are all the rage on Pinterest. Handmade is in – store bought is out. When you’re all tired out of the sugar scrubs, body butters and soaps, it’s time to turn the page to fashion.

There’s no reason you can’t give a gift that’s eco-chic when you’re on a budget. Plus, the love that goes into handmade gifts is so much more meaningful than the dollars spent.

We’ve put together the ultimate list of DIY fashion gifts you can make for men, women and children. You’ll find everything from clothing to handbags to jewelry to shoes – and everything in between.

DIY Gifts For Women

If you browse Pinterest, the number of DIY gifts for women is limitless. Anything you can dream up can be found. Here are some ideas to get you started.

  1. Cotton + Leather Clutch Purse
  2. Hand Stamped Dress
  3. Infinity Scarf
  4. Rhinestone Embellished Tote Bag
  5. Bleach Painted Shirt
  6. Painted Can Flower Jewelry
  7. Pasta Earrings
  8. Bird Nest Necklace
  9. Golden Lace Cuff
  10. Rosette Bib Necklace
  11. Threaded Washer Pendant
  12. Floral Sunglasses
  13. Jersey Knit Bracelet
  14. Owl Shoes
  15. Feather Hat
  16. Butterfly Specimen Pendants
  17. T-Shirt Necklace
  18. Retro Button Necklace
  19. Button Rings
  20. Weekender Tote
  21. Utility Rope Necklace
  22. 30-Minute Skirt
  23. Scrappy Skirt

DIY Gifts For Men

While you won’t find as many ideas online for men’s DIY fashion, more and more ideas are popping up. Here are some ideas we thought you’d like.

  1. Printed Tee
  2. Cowboy Hat Wallet
  3. Leather Cuff
  4. Leather Wallet
  5. Tie
  6. Skinny Tie
  7. Stamped Leather Tie Clip
  8. Bow Tie
  9. Colorful Cufflinks
  10. Monogrammed Cufflinks
  11. Pajama Pants
  12. Messenger Bag

DIY Gifts For Kids

Making gifts for kids is always so much fun. There are so many creative ideas out there – we hope you’ll try some this year.

  1. Flower Halo
  2. Butterfly Hairpin
  3. Fabric Covered Headband
  4. Braided Fabric Bracelets
  5. Magnetic Tote Bag
  6. Painted Heart Jeans
  7. Lace Blouse
  8. Racerback Dress
  9. Dinosaur Hoodie
  10. Stegosaurus Socks
  11. Toddler Neck Ties
  12. I Heart My State T-Shirt
  13. Twirly Butterfly Skirt
  14. Peacock Tutu
  15. Boho Maxi Dress

As you can see, the options for creating handmade gifts are limitless. There is something for every personality and every style.

Ready to open the next DIY gift chapter?

What is your favorite fashionable DIY gift to give? 

Feature image courtesy of Christopher Porter

Recent Posts

Chrystal Johnson

Chrystal Johnson, publisher of Happy Mothering, founder of Green Moms Media and essential oil fanatic, is a mother of two sweet girls who believes in living a simple, natural lifestyle. A former corporate marketing communication manager, Chrystal spends her time researching green and eco-friendly alternatives to improve her family's life.