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15 Easy DIY Birthday Gifts


Wondering how to make homemade DIY Birthday Gifts for your mother, father, husband, sister, brother, child, neighbor, co-worker, or even a friend?  Try these beautiful and easy ideas for the perfect gift.

How to make a DIY Birthday Gift with these ideas which include a birthday banner, ombre birthday cake box, candy birthday cake, candy gram, and so much more!


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DIY Birthday Gifts

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DIY Birthday Gifts

Need a gift for someone that’s hard to shop for?  This unique and creative DIY Birthday Gift by Eighteen 25 is your answer.

If you want to ship a package of cake this Ombre Birthday Cake Boxes by The House That Lars Built has everything you need to do so. It includes: cake box template and a little party envelope kit template that you can stick in the box and ship off! We think this is like the cutest bakery box, ever.

Surprise a friend or loved one with this Happy Birthday Banner Box by Oh Happy Day! It’s a box filled with a birthday banner and balloons.

This amazing Candy Birthday Cake by Crazy Little Projects is a great gift for everyone! Who needs a traditional birthday cake when they can have this candy bar cake?!

How cool is this Decorate a Cupcake Kit by Two Shades of Pink?! It’s the perfect birthday gift for co-worker’s, friends, neighbors or to even place in your child’s lunch box? They’re a fun treat that you get to decorate and eat! The kit includes a home baked cupcake with frosting and sprinkles.

Who doesn’’t love a little bit of sweet and funny love? This Candy Gram Birthday Card by Who Arted is a cute way to make the birthday recipient laugh and satisfy their sweet tooth all while telling them how much he is appreciated on their birthday!

DIY Gift Ideas

DIY Gift Ideas

These little Fizzy Cupcake Bath Bombs by This Grandma is Fun look good enough to eat, but DON’T.  They’re actually bath bombs.  Perfect for a friend having some stress or a teacher who needs a little relaxing.

This DIY Lush Bubblegum Lip Scrub by Pinned and Repinned will leave your lips feeling smooth and refreshed! Made with all natural products you can find at your local grocery store. Store in a small container for easy gift giving.

This Lip Balm Birthday Card by Little LDS Ideas is such a super simple gift idea and takes just minutes. All you have to do is download and print the free card and add the eos lip balm.

Handmade Birthday Gifts

Handmade Birthday Gifts

Giving the gift of cash is sometimes better than a gift card as the recipient can spend it anywhere. These Money Confetti Poppers by Studio DIY are packaged in a push pop container and confetti is added for a fun gift idea.

Instead of a bouquet of flowers consider giving a Money Necklace DIY by The House That Lars Built! A video tutorial is provided to make the origami flowers.  They’’re fun for birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, teacher appreciation day or even after dance/music recitals.

In addition to a small gift you can beautifully wrap the package with a Money Rosette by Just Something I Made.  It’s a creative gift idea that is more festive than just handing out an envelope of money because it shows just how much effort you put into gift giving.

Who says that piñatas are just for kids? This Pinata Birthday Gift by Fun Squared is super adorable! In addition to filling the pinata with treats and trinkets you can add money too.

This unique Birthday on the Hour gift by Thirty Handmade Days is such a fun idea!  Who wouldn’t love to unwrap a gift every hour on their special day?  Mique makes giving a gift like this so easy for you with this adorable free printable that she created.  Simply download, print and attach to the collection of gifts.   

This DIY Balloon Surprise by Oh Happy Day  is not only budget friendly, but will excite any birthday recipient of any age. Simply add a bouquet of balloons to a box, add a message and deliver. Wait until you see the surprise on their face. Instant gratification!

15 Easy DIY Birthday Gifts

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