15 Lovely Gifts to Make for Women


Lovely homemade gifts to make for women this year for Christmas are easier than ever.  Here are beautiful items to make for your daughter, best friend, Mom, girlfriend, or significant other.  These home made gifts are perfect for women and include pictured tutorials for earrings, bracelet, necklace, perfume bottle, beanie, scarf, iPad cover, body scrub and tote bag.

As always, the Tip Junkie Homemade Gifts site has hundreds of pictured tutorials with free patterns for Homemade Gifts for Women so you can always search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}

Lovely Things to Make

Gifts for Women

1.  DIY Perfume Bottles ~ Check out these gorgeous perfume bottles!  A perfect gift for women because we all love some self pampering.   You can make these lovelies from glass bottles, corks, beads and glass paint.

Lovely Gifts for Women

2.  DIY Sculpey Bead Necklace ~  This Sculpey bead necklace DIY tutorial is so clever! Use this fabulous post to create a stylish necklace, perfect for gift giving that can be worn both casually or dressy!

DIY Gifts for Women

3.  Rhinestone and Rope Bracelet {Bracelets} ~ How cute is this bracelet?! Using this tutorial you’ll learn how to easily create this trendy bracelet made with rhinestones and rope. So neutral that it will go with almost anything!

Stud Earrings

4.  Vintage Inspired Earrings ~ These flower cabochon earrings are absolutely stunning!  No jewelry skills needed to make these beauties.  If you don’t have flower cabochons you could use large buttons, large beads, a pair of broken vintage earrings or pieces from a vintage bracelet.  Anything with a flat back will work.

Purse Tutorial
5.  Anthro Asterid Coin Purse Knockoff ~ This coin purse is perfect for carrying car keys, cell phone, and lipstick.  It’s a fun accent piece for any occasion.  Download the free pattern to make your own.

Homemade Beauty Gift

6.  DIY Soothing Eye Pillow {Sleep} ~ After a long day you’ll be glad you found this great tutorial. You’ll create a soothing eye pillow filled with flax seeds or golden linseeds. Easy to make using a needle and tread or your sewing machine.

Homemade Gifts for Women

7.  Slouchy Slippers {how-to} ~ Just because you don’t want cold toes doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your fashion sense.  Every girl needs fabulous shoes, even with her pajamas.

Crochet Fingerless Mittens

8.  Crochet Mittens ~ These crocheted mittens are the any size and any gauge fingerless mittens.  Leave the wrist hem plain and they are perfect for men or weave a ribbon to make them feminine.

10 Gifts under $10

9.  Peppermint Sugar Scrub ~ Peppermint Sugar Scrubs are easy to make, package adorably and are good for your skin! Plus, they are the perfect holiday homemade gift! Here’s an easy-peasy, Peppermint sugar scrub recipe (with a FREE printable tag) that’s perfect for gift giving this holiday season!

Home Made Present Ideas

Homemade Present Idea

10.  iPad Case Tutorial {pictured instructions} ~ For the person that has everything (aka an iPad or iPad2) this cute case is the perfect gift to complement their new toy.  It’s made from shrunken sweaters.  How clever!

Sequin Crafts

11.  Sequin Camera Strap {Accessories} ~ This sequin camera strap is fabulous! Easy to create even if you are a non-sewer because this tutorial is no-sew! Makes a great gift too, perfect for the girly girl photography enthusiast!

12.  My Girlfriends Breakfast Club Apron ~ Isn’t this half apron absolutely adorable?!  The panels of different fabric and bright colors make this a perfect Spring apron.  The added flower gives it a punch of pizzazz.

Gifts for Women

13.  The Runaround Knit Cowl Tutorial {Wearable} ~ Now that winter has officially arrived this stylish runaround knitted cowl looks especially appealing! Included in this post is the pattern to make one for you and maybe even one for a friend they are so cute! So get out your knitting needles, cuddle up to one of your favorite movies and before you know it you’ll have this cowl scarf to keep you looking warm and stylish!

Beanie Design

14.  DIY Turban Beanie ~ Make your own trendy turban beanie in under 30 minutes.  All you need is a plain beanie, elastic and needle and thread.

Sequin Crafts to Make

15.  DIY Sequin Tote {Accessories}  ~ Learn how to take an inexpensive canvas tote and turn it into a stylish, glam tote! Super easy to do by following this great tutorial! Perfect as a run around town tote!

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Thanks Ladies. I just adore these homemade gift ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

christmas in july

We’re continuing our Christmas in July with more amazing pictured tutorials for homemade gifts, DIY decorating, free printables, and recipes.

Homemade Christmas Crafts Homemade Gift Ideas

If you love these homemade tutorials– then you’ll find a THOUSAND more just as creative over on the Tip Junkie Christmas and Homemade Gifts site!


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