Now that you can almost hear the sleigh bells ringing and smell the cinnamon-flavored goods and cinnamon-scented candles, you know that it’s almost Christmas time.
Not that you didn’t know, but the Christmas season usually means that it’s time to get your gifts in order, especially for your loved ones; this guide is specially reserved for gifts that you could get for your wife.
However, one of the toughest challenges during Christmas is coming up with gift ideas for your wife without spending too much money while also remaining creative and unique.
If you’re starting to run out of time, we thought you might appreciate a long list of DIY gifts you could get or make for your wife.
Christmas Ideas for Wife
If you’re unsure of what to get your wife, you may want to take into consideration binding her something. DIY projects tell a lot about your relationship, allowing you to put some time into a project she’ll love while telling her just how much you care for her.
If you don’t have time for DIY – and we get it, we’re all busy – then buying her something nice will also work. Here are some of our ideas:
- jewelry – whether made by you or bought
- a cute bag she’d been eyeing
- a new book series she’ll love
- a new pair of warm boots
- a SPA day while
- a romantic vacation
We hope we helped answer that important question of “what to get my wife for Christmas?” we know you’re desperate to figure out.
Christmas Presents For Wife
DIY is an acronym that stands for “Do It Yourself.” And since there are probably still some men out there who aren’t aware of its existence (or maybe they’re just plain lazy), this article’s for them.
But first, a disclaimer: the following gifts are meant for wives who are crafty and enjoy doing things around the house; if your wife is not into crafts, then these ideas might not be ideal for her.
Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, if you’re still interested in making your wife a DIY Christmas gift, then read on!
We’ve got a generous list of Christmas gift ideas for your wife that involve things you can make on your own. Happy crafting!
1. Twine-Wrapped Personalized Wine Bottle – Gifts For My Wife
If your wife loves wine, then you might want to consider making her a DIY gift this Christmas; we’re not saying that it’s the best idea, but it’s definitely worth considering.
This gift is really simple to make; all you need is a wine bottle, some twine, and a personalized tag.
Simply wrap the twine around the wine bottle in a spiral pattern, securing it with a knot on the top. Write your wife’s name on the personalized tag and voila! You’ve got yourself a unique and personalized Christmas gift for her.
You could get creative with this project by using different colors of strings, paint, or even some other material like fabric. The possibilities are endless!
One of the best things about this gift is that it doesn’t require much effort or time; all you need is a glass bottle of any size and twine. Check out our tutorial if you want to learn more about how to make this awesome gift for your wife in no time!
On the other hand, the personalized name tag you’re probably gonna attach to the bottle of wine isn’t enough to tell your wife how much she means for you, so you’d probably want to find something to help you express these feelings, like a card.
Luckily for you, we got just the thing. Just keep reading.
2. DIY Easy Christmas Tree Card – Christmas Ideas For Wife
Looking for a creative way to make the perfect Christmas card for your wife? Well, look no more because we’ve got just the right DIY gift idea for you!
A DIY Christmas card is a fun and creative way to show your wife how much you care about her. Plus, it’s easy-peasy and requires very little time. Talk about being efficient while being crafty!
This Christmas tree drawing is ideal if you’re looking for a colorful DIY project that would add some cheerfulness to any room in your house.
This cute memento of love would also be an excellent addition to any greeting card collection or coffee table décor. You can even use different colors so that each tree on the same drawing looks distinct from the other, making it a one-of-a-kind card.
All you have to do is follow the step-by-step instructions in this tutorial and you’ll have your very own DIY Christmas card ready in no time.
So what are you waiting for? Start drawing and get creative! All you need is a piece of paper, some markers, and a few minutes of your time.
3. DIY Elegant White Beads Bracelet – Christmas Presents For Wife
Looking for a handmade Christmas gift for your wife that she can wear on special occasions? Well then brace yourselves because we’re about to blow you away with the best DIY Christmas gifts for your wife!
Here’s one of our favorite Christmas presents for her; it’s simple, elegant, and easy to make. Your wife will definitely love this bracelet!
All you need to make this bracelet is a simple plastic bead strand and some pretty ribbon (optional). If you decide to go with the ribbon, we recommend picking pastel-colored ribbons since they’re not too bright.
Pair the beaded strand with a nice bow and you’ve got yourself an awesome Christmas gift for your wife that she can wear on special occasions.
Remember, this might not exactly be one of those personalized gifts that you could give her, but it’s definitely something she’ll appreciate and remember you by!
The great thing about this DIY project is that it can be tailored to any size; all you need to do is adjust the number of beads and the length of the string accordingly. So get creative!
This particular project is done in white beads, but you can use any color you want. You could even use different types of beads for a more unique look.
Make sure to check out the instructions in this tutorial so that you can make your very own beaded bracelet for your wife. It’s easier than you think!
4. DIY Long Leather Tassel Necklace – Presents For Wife
If you’re looking for DIY Christmas presents for your wife that are practical yet stylish, then check out this awesome leather tassel necklace.
This is one of those gifts that would be perfect for the woman who likes to stick to classic jewelry pieces. This necklace is super versatile and can be worn just about anywhere; it’s also very elegant and will definitely make your wife look stunning!
All you need to make this long necklace is some leather string (about 4 feet), a needle, a chain and a jump ring, a pair of scissors, and needle-nose pliers.
You can find these things pretty much everywhere, so keep an eye out for them if you don’t want to waste time searching high and low.
If you’d like, you could also vary up the colors by using different shades of leather. Just make sure that all the colors are soft and muted; one color should stand out from the rest (i.e., black or brown).
This is a very easy DIY project for anyone who’s even slightly crafty, so don’t be intimidated! All you have to do is follow this step-by-step tutorial and check out all our helpful tips along the way. Have fun!
These projects will definitely help get you into that festive mood come Christmas time, but just in case you’re still looking for more inspiration, we’ve got a few more ideas up our sleeves. Just keep reading!
5. Orange-Scented Bath Bombs – Christmas Gifts For My Wife
If your wife loves taking baths, then she’s definitely going to love these orange-scented bath bombs.
Not only do they smell amazing, but they also make your skin feel super soft and silky. Plus, they’re really easy and fun to make!
All you need is some baking soda, citric acid, Epsom salt, cornstarch, water, melted coconut oil, and essential oils. We’ve provided you with the full list of “ingredients” in our comprehensive DIY bath bomb tutorial.
We recommend using either orange or grapefruit essential oils for this project; both scents are really refreshing and will leave your bathroom smelling amazing.
The great thing about these bath bombs is that you can make them in any color you want. So if you’re looking for something a little more festive, why not try making these bombs in pastel colors?
All you need is a few simple ingredients, and you’ll be able to make these bath bombs quite easily. In the unlikely event that you run into any issues, feel free to check out our tips and tricks for more help.
You can find all of these ingredients at your local grocery or drugstore, so keep an eye out!
6. DIY Felt Laptop Case – What To Get My Wife For Christmas
If your wife is always on the go, then she’s definitely going to need a laptop case that’s both stylish and functional.
This DIY felt laptop case is perfect for just about any occasion; it’s also really easy to make!
All you need is some felt (in any color you want), a ruler, a pencil, scissors, thread, a needle, and some Velcro. You can find all of these supplies at your local craft store.
We recommend using a bright or colorful fabric for this project; it’ll really brighten up your wife’s day (and her laptop).
If you want to personalize the laptop case even more, then feel free to add on some Velcro. You can draw out your own design on paper or sketch it out directly onto the fabric with a pencil first (then cut it out).
This project should only take you about an hour to complete, so it’s perfect if you’re short on time. Plus, it’s really easy and fun, so even beginners can give it a try.
If you have any questions or run into any problems, be sure to check out our step-by-step tutorial for more help.
7. Easy DIY Colorful Tassel Necklace – What To Get Wife For Christmas
If your wife is into jewelry, then she’ll love this colorful tassel necklace!
This project combines simple shapes with bright colors to make something really eye-catching.
The tassel itself is really easy to make; all you need are some scissors, cotton string (in any color you want), some felt (in some other color), and glue (or some fabric glue). If you’d like, you can also use a hot glue gun instead of fabric glue; it’s up to you!
We recommend using three different tones of the same color for this project. For example, if you want your tassel to be purple, then pick out three shades of that color: light purple, medium purple, and dark purple.
You can find all of these materials at your local craft store.
The necklace itself is also really easy to make; it’s just a simple chain with a lobster clasp. You can either buy one or make your own (we’ve provided you with a tutorial for both options).
If you’re crafty enough, this project shouldn’t take you longer than about half an hour to complete, so it’s a great choice if you don’t have a lot of time to spare. Plus, it’s really easy and fun, so even beginners can give it a try.
If you have any questions or run into any problems, be sure to check out our comprehensive tutorial for more help.
8. DIY Gilded Polymer Clay Triangle Necklace – Xmas Gifts For Wife
If you’re looking for a more unique and eye-catching necklace to give your wife, then this gilded polymer clay triangle necklace is a perfect choice!
This project is a little more advanced than some of the others on our list, but it’s still doable for beginners. Just be sure to take your time and follow the instructions carefully.
All you need for this project is polymer clay in various colors, gold leaf (or any other metallic paint), a paintbrush, Mod Podge, and a necklace chain. You can find all of these materials at your local craft store.
We recommend using bright and bold colors for this project; it’ll really make the necklace stand out. Plus, it’s just plain fun to experiment with different colors and combinations.
If you’re not sure how to gild polymer clay, don’t worry! We’ve got a comprehensive tutorial that will walk you through the process step-by-step.
Once you’ve finished creating your triangles, it’s just a matter of assembling everything together. We’ve also provided a tutorial for this part of the project, so you can’t go wrong.
This necklace is sure to turn heads, so your wife is sure to love it! It should only take you about an hour to complete, making it a perfect last-minute gift.
As usual, check our tutorial if you need detailed instructions and helpful photos to guide you through the entire crafting process.
9. Easy DIY Wire Bracelet – Good Gifts For Wife
If your wife loves unique jewelry that’s also really easy to make, then she’s going to love this wire bracelet!
This project is perfect for beginners looking for a first-timer-friendly craft. All you need are some simple wire pliers (if you don’t already have any), some wire (in whatever color you choose), and an elastic cord. That’s it!
We recommend using multiple shades of the same color if possible; this will give your bracelet more depth than just one solid color would. You can experiment with different colors and patterns until you find something that really works well for you.
If you’re not sure how to work with wire, don’t worry! Our step-by-step guide walks you through the entire process, so you’ll be an expert in no time.
This bracelet is really versatile and can be worn with pretty much anything. It’s perfect for dressing up or down, so your wife can wear it to any occasion.
All you need to do once the bracelet is made is attach the elastic cord and you’re done!
This project should only take you about 30 minutes to complete, making it a great last-minute gift idea. We hope you enjoy this easy DIY wire bracelet!
10. DIY Wine Cork Earring – Christmas Gifts For Your Wife
If your wife loves unique and quirky jewelry, then she’s sure to love these DIY wine cork earrings!
This project is really easy and should only take you about 10 minutes to complete. All you need are some wine corks, a sharp knife, some earring hooks, and a little bit of glue.
We recommend using a range of different colors and textures for your earrings to really make them stand out. You can also experiment with different sizes and shapes if you want.
Obviously, you’re not gonna find colored wine corks on wine bottles (health regulations and all that), but that doesn’t mean you can’t paint them yourself. Plus, you can choose whatever color you want instead.
If you’re not sure how to cut the wine corks, don’t worry! We’ve got a detailed tutorial that will walk you through the entire process step-by-step.
Once you’ve finished cutting the wine corks, all you need to do is attach the earring hooks and you’re done!
These earrings are sure to add personality to any outfit, so your wife is sure to love them. We hope you enjoy this fun and easy DIY project!
11. Wine Cork Necklace – Fun Gifts For Wife
If you decided to go with the DIY wine cork earrings above, there’s a high chance that you have some leftovers that you were thinking about throwing away.
Well, what if we told you that instead of throwing all those perfectly fine cork leftovers you could turn them into a matching necklace that would go great with the earrings you just made?
This beautiful DIY wine cork necklace is a great way to show off your crafting skills and use up all those extra wine corks lying around. It’s also a really fun project that should only take you about 15 minutes to complete.
We recommend using different colors and textures for your necklace to make it really stand out.
Furthermore, although we’ve been pretty straightforward and descriptive in our extensive tutorial, feel free to experiment with different sizes and shapes if you want.
This necklace is perfect for any occasion and sure to turn heads. We hope you enjoy this fun DIY project!
Once all is said and done, you’ll have created an awesome DIY wine cork necklace that’s perfect for everyday wear or fancy occasions! We hope you enjoy this fun and pretty easy DIY project as much as we did!
12. DIY Seed Bead Necklace – Thoughtful Gifts For Wife
If you’ve ever walked by a jewelry store and admired something elegant and stunning, only to be disappointed when you see the price tag, we have good news for you: you don’t need to spend lots of money in order to get an impressive piece of jewelry.
This beautiful seed bead necklace is perfect for any occasion and sure to turn heads. Plus, it’s really easy and should only take you about 30-40 minutes to complete.
If you want your necklace to really stand out, we recommend using different colors and textures, despite that we’ve seemingly used specific colors and shapes in our tutorial.
Note that if your wife already has similar jewelry or she’s not a huge fan of crafted stuff, maybe you should spend some more time reading this guide and try to find another thoughtful gift for her.
On the other hand, the entire article focuses on DIY gifts, so if you just landed here there’s a great chance that your wife does enjoy handcrafted gifts (at least from time to time).
That being said, don’t be afraid to show your creative side and make her a one-of-a-kind necklace that she’s sure to love. Merry Christmas!
13. DIY Raffia Tassel Earrings – Gifts For My Wife
A few years ago, tassel earrings were all the rage. And if your wife is on-trend and didn’t throw them away, she probably has a few pairs in her jewelry box.
But there’s one big problem with store-bought tassel earrings: they’re usually pretty expensive. Yeah, despite that they’re quite easy to make, you can end up giving away some serious cash for what they’re worth.
If you want to get your wife a set of trendy and stylish tassel earrings without breaking the bank, we’ve got the perfect solution for you: DIY raffia tassel earrings!
These beautiful earrings are sure to add personality to any outfit, so your wife is sure to love them. We hope you enjoy this fun and easy DIY project!
All you need for this project is some raffia, some thread, a pair of earring hooks, and pliers. Oh, and some inspiration from the pictures in our tutorial!
As you can see, our tutorial is quite straightforward and easy to follow, so there’s no reason not to try this project at home. Happy crafting!
14. DIY Reindeer Gift Wrap – Christmas Ideas For Wife
No matter what gift you chose from the list above, you still need to wrap it nicely so it counts!
I’m pretty sure that your wife won’t mind (too much) if you hand her an unwrapped (or poorly-wrapped gift), but wouldn’t it be fun if you went the extra mile to impress her?
If you’re really ready to commit to the whole thing, then we can show you how to make a DIY reindeer gift wrap for your wife’s Christmas gifts.
We promise it’s a lot easier than you think and your wife will be so impressed!
All you need is a piece of wrapping paper, some colored pencils or crayons, scissors, glue, and a few other household items.
If you want to make this project a little more complicated feel free to use shiny gold-colored wrapping paper instead of the plain brown one. It definitely takes the DIY reindeer gift wrap project up a notch (or two)!
Once you’re ready to start, make sure to check out our tutorial that includes step-by-step instructions, a full list of required items, as well as many helpful photos that should guide you seamlessly through the entire crafting process.
With that said, we hope you enjoy this fun craft as much as we did! Merry Christmas!
15. DIY Tassel Christmas Gift Tags – Xmas Gifts For Wife
Wait a second, there. You didn’t think that that was it, did you? You got your perfect gift (or gifts), you wrapped them up nice and snug, but have you tagged them properly?
If there are several family members in your household and everyone’s getting a gift, a wise thing to do would be tagging each gift appropriately, don’t you think? Otherwise, your dad could get what your wife was supposed to receive this Christmas, and you wouldn’t want that, would you?
By the way, if you also want to find the perfect DIY Christmas gift for your dad, you should check out our guide. We’re sure you’ll find some awesome suggestions there.
So, back to the topic! As we were saying, it’s a wise thing to tag your gift when there are several people in your household. And when you’re working with paper and tags, why not add some flare and make them look pretty?
That’s exactly what we did here: we came up with this amazing DIY tassel gift tag idea for Christmas and we believe it could be perfect for your family as well (if you/they like DIY projects, that is).
To create these easy-to-make yet festive gift tags, all you’ll need is a piece of paper (we recommend white cardstock) or colored cardboard, bakers twine or ribbon, spray adhesive, and scissors/stanley knife .
Once you have all of the required items, it’s time to get crafting! Make sure to follow our tutorial closely, as it includes very helpful step-by-step photos and tips.
We’re sure that your loved ones will appreciate the extra effort you put into your gift this year, so why not give it a try? It’s definitely worth it!
16. DIY Wood Basket Made From Twigs – Christmas Gifts For My Wife
So you’ve wrapped your gifts and tagged them accordingly, and technically you’re in the clear. But what if we told you that you can kick it a notch even further? Yeah, it’s possible if you add a wood basket to the mix.
Why, you ask? Well, imagine that every other gift would be simply lying on the floor under the Christmas tree, while your wife’s presents would be nicely organized and snug inside an awesome wood basket made from twigs.
Talk about winning Christmas present of the year, wouldn’t you agree?
If you’re intrigued and would like to learn how to make this amazing gift for your wife, then we suggest that you read on. It’s definitely a lot easier than it sounds (promise!) and the end result is definitely worth all of the effort.
All you need is some twigs (you can find these at any craft store), wire, hot glue gun, and a little bit of creativity. Once you have all of the required items, it’s time to get crafting!
If your crafting skills are off the charts, you could attempt to make this basket on your own, but otherwise, you should follow our tutorial closely, as it includes very helpful step-by-step photos and tips.
We’re absolutely positive that your wife will be amazed that you went not one, not two, but three extra miles to ensure that her gift (or gifts) really stand out (as she does for you). Merry Christmas!
17. DIY Wooden Ring Holder – Christmas Presents For Wife
There are a lot of DIY Christmas gifts you can make for your wife, even without using paper and tags. For example, thinking outside the box is almost always a good idea, so why not try making a wooden ring holder?
After all, it may not be very expensive or complicated to create, but it’s definitely going to come in handy, especially if she wears more than one ring every day.
Plus, this is also a great opportunity for you to show her how much you care about her by using your manly man crafting skills.
Sounds awesome right? Great! Then let’s get started with The Saw Guy’s amazing wooden ring holder video tutorial that will help you learn everything there is to know about crafting this charming gift from scratch.
Note that working with power tools (even seemingly harmless ones, like Dremels) can be dangerous, so always take all necessary precautions before starting any project. If you’re ever in doubt, it’s always best to ask for help from someone who knows what they’re doing.
Furthermore, we know that it’s Christmas, but make sure you don’t hit the eggnog heavily, especially if you have to handle sharp objects or ones that could potentially harm you. Merry Christmas, and happy crafting!
18. DIY Candy Cake – Good Gifts For Wife
This DIY “cake” made out of candy is also called the 5.5 lb cavity, considering that it’s made from so many sweets that even slightly glancing at it could mean trouble for your teeth.
But we’re sure that your wife will love it since it’s basically a giant cake made from all of her favorite treats.
Plus, if you make this for her, she’ll definitely know that you went the extra mile (or 5.5 miles) to get her the best possible Christmas present ever.
Weighing in at a whopping 5.5 lbs, this is one candy cake that is definitely not for the faint of heart, so make sure you have enough room in your stomach (and in your home) before starting on this sweet and sugary project.
If you think you can handle it, then be sure to check out Lick The Bowl Good’s super easy tutorial, which will take you step-by-step through the candy-making process.
Note that you can also use other types of candy besides M&Ms and Skittles, so feel free to experiment a little bit with flavors and colors. Also note that this is not a good project for kids to help out with, as it requires a lot of discipline not to eat the candy, which we all know most kids lack.
Once you have everything ready, it’s time to start building your DIY cake! Just follow the tutorial we’ve linked above and enjoy your holidays with your wife and loved ones!
19. DIY Glitter Necklace – Christmas Gifts For Your Wife
Since Christmas is all about showing your special someone how much you care, why not craft a DIY glitter necklace for your wife?
After all, this is an incredibly thoughtful gift that shows her not only how much you love and appreciate her, but also how creative and talented of a man you really are.
You’ll be giving her something unique and stylish while also telling her that she holds the key to your heart with every step she takes.
A DIY glitter necklace is also the perfect way to show your wife how much you care about looking after her needs. You can produce this beautiful piece of jewelry in just a few simple steps, so check out Clumsy Crafter’s awesome tutorial for more insight on how to make it.
Note that we understand Christmas shopping can be very hectic and stressful, but if you follow these easy steps while crafting this special piece of jewelry, we guarantee she’ll love it!
What’s more, this doesn’t even have to cost a whole lot of money so long as you already have most of the supplies on hand (which we’re sure that you do).
Plus, it’s an excellent activity for both you and your spouse to bond over since it requires close teamwork to make each necklace.
Once you’ve finished crafting these stylish necklaces, be sure to show them off at your next party or family gathering so that everyone can see how talented the two of you are!
20. DIY Flowers From Coffee Filters – Fun Gifts For Wife
Felt Magnet has an incredibly awesome tutorial on how to make coffee filter flowers without breaking a sweat.
These beautiful flowers will add a touch of elegance and grace to your Christmas celebrations this year, and they make incredible DIY gifts for your wife.
They also add a little extra pizazz to any type of centerpiece you can dream up; we’re sure that you’ll think of at least one thing in the next five minutes.
Plus, they’re really easy to make thanks to Felt Magnet’s step-by-step tutorial (which we’ve conveniently linked above), and these flowers look stunning in almost any color scheme (we especially love dark purples, deep greens, and bright oranges).
Note that after you have everything ready, all it takes is some hot glue or floral tape to secure the coffee filters together so that they form a beautiful flower.
We recommend making a ton of these flowers and then placing them in a large Mason jar or other glass containers to create an unforgettable centerpiece for your Christmas celebrations this year!
Oh, and don’t think you could get away with just crafting coffee filter flowers for your wife and wrapping it up. You should think of these as staple foods; you have to mix ’em up to create an unforgivable Christmas for your wife.
21. DIY Faux Flower Monogram – Thoughtful Gifts For Wife
If you’re looking for a simple, elegant, and beautiful way to show your wife how much you care this Christmas, why not craft her a DIY faux flower monogram?
This is a classy and timeless gift that she’ll be sure to cherish for years to come, and it’s really easy to make with the help of Decoist’s awesome tutorial (which we’ve linked above).
Plus, all you need are some basic crafting supplies like scissors, floral wire, a hot glue gun, and fake flowers.
Once you have everything ready, it’ll only take you about 15 minutes to put your faux flower monogram together!
We recommend using a bright and festive floral print like poinsettias, holly, or mistletoe as the base for your monogram, and you can even add some extra sparkle and shine with some gold or silver metallic paint.
This is the perfect way to show your wife how much you love her this Christmas, so be sure to get started on it today!
You could use this beautiful monogram as a tree ornament or even as a door hanger to really wow your wife this Christmas.
She’ll be so impressed with your craftsmanship and thoughtfulness, and we guarantee she won’t be able to stop smiling when she sees her very own DIY faux flower monogram!
22. Girls Weekend Gift In A Jar – Christmas Gifts For Your Wife
Christmas is a time of love and giving, so what better way to show your wife how much you care than by crafting her a super-cute Girls Weekend jar?
Don’t forget to put the Christmas spirit into all of your DIY Christmas gifts for your wife this year!
This is a really easy craft that pretty much anyone can do.
You’ll need some basic materials like Mason jars, ribbon or twine, decorative labels, and scrapbook paper (for example), as well as things like special snacks, bath salts, mini wine bottles, etc.
Somewhere inside the jar, make sure to slip a voucher for her to spend a whole weekend with her girlfriends. The downside? You’ll start to miss her 5 minutes after she walks through the door.
The upside? You get to practice your golf swing and crack open a cold one with your friends without worrying about being late for a weekend.
Once you have everything ready, it takes about five minutes to assemble this fantastic gift for your wife! Just be sure not to forget those cute decorations on top of the jar like a Santa hat, Christmas tree, ornaments, etc.
We guarantee that she’ll love this special Girls Weekend gift, and it’s the perfect way to show her how much you care! Check out Southern State Of Mind’s Blog to learn more about this project!
23. Homemade Hand Soap – Thoughtful Gifts For Wife
If your wife struggles to enjoy her time in the shower because of an allergy to typical soaps, why not craft her a homemade hand soap as a thoughtful Christmas gift this year?
This is another really easy craft that anyone can do, even if they’ve never done anything like it before.
All you need are some basic crafting materials like soap dispensers (you can use empty ones or buy new ones), glycerin melt-and-pour soap base, essential oils for scent, and water.
We recommend using an attractive container to hold the soap with either silk flowers or leaves on top. You could even mix blueberries with coconut oil for a nice bubbly effect!
After having everything ready, all you have to do is melt down the glycerin soap base, add some drops of essential oils for extra fragrance, and pour it into your container.
You could even make one for each of her friends or family members to show them how much you care! Just be sure to put a cute gift tag on the container with a note that says “Thoughtful Christmas Gifts From Your Husband.”
She’ll absolutely love this special hand soap gift, and it’s really easy to create with the help of The Happier Homemaker’s great tutorial!
24. DIY Mason Jar Snow Globe – What To Get My Wife For Christmas
Christmas is a time of love and giving, so what better way to show your wife how much you care than by crafting her a super-cute DIY mason jar snow globe?
Mason jars are really easy to find at craft stores or even on Amazon. You could also reuse an old jar from jam or some other food item as long as it’s clean.
All you have to do is buy the ingredients for the “snow” (you can either buy fake Christmas tree snow or simply make it yourself), hot glue them into place, drop in a few Christmas tree decorations, and then screw on the top of the jar.
Don’t forget to loop some twine through the top before you shut everything tightly!
This will be used to hang the snow globe on the Christmas tree.
We recommend using a really festive fabric like red and green plaid for the top of the jar and adding a little bell or holly sprig as an extra decoration.
Your wife is going to love this super-cute DIY mason jar snow globe, and it’s something she can cherish forever! Check out Michaela Noelle Designs for more ideas and inspiration.
25. DIY Rustic Wall Shelf Out Of Pallets – Presents For Wife
One really cool and unique Christmas gift your wife is sure to love is this DIY rustic wall shelf made out of pallets!
Pallets can be found at any lumberyard or home improvement store, and they’re usually pretty cheap. You’ll need a saw to cut the pallet down to the size you want, and then a drill with a screwdriver bit to make the holes for the screws.
You could stain or paint the shelf any color you like, but we think a nice natural wood finish would look best.
Once you have everything cut and assembled, just screw on the brackets with your drill to hang your new rustic wall shelf from nails in the wall.
Your wife is going to love having this rust wall shelf in her living room or kitchen, and it’s a great way to show your carpentry skills! Check out The Saw Guy’s fantastic tutorial for more ideas and inspiration.
More Christmas Gifts For Your Wife
If you didn’t manage to find any gift for your wife that she would absolutely like, we’ve got a few other great suggestions. Surely enough, they may not be as descriptive as the ones we’ve mentioned and even discussed above, but they might just do the trick.
If you’re really determined to craft some handmade gifts for her this Christmas, then you’d better read this guide to its very bottom. After all, something you probably never considered may catch your (or her) fancy and it’d be a shame to miss it just by a hair.
That being said, keep checking our guide and make sure to keep an open mind; it’s not uncommon for your wife to appreciate different things than you do (you like football, she likes foot massages, you like boats, she likes romantic escapades on boats).
26. Jewelry Holder Gift for Your Wife
Design Gal & Her Handy Man created this chic jewelry holder and we’re fairly certain that your wife would love having one of these cuties to organize her vast earring collection. And you can make it fit right into the bedroom’s theme in terms of colors and patterns.
27. Christmas Ideas for Wife – Book Travel Organizer
Using elastic ribbon and a vintage book you too can create this chic travel tech organizer like Design Sponge did! It’s clever, it’s functional and it’s equally as thoughtful too.
28. Christmas Gifts for Your Wife – A Mommy Survival Kit
Classy Clutter did something for not just wives but wives who are also mommies. And those who know how hard those mommies work could make this survival kit, making every day a bit easier for that special someone.
29. Fun Gifts for Wife – Chalkboard Coasters
You can get the entire family involved in this project. Gather around and follow the directions at Living Well Spending Less as you make these chalkboard coasters mom will more than appreciate – especially when they’re saving her from cleaning up glass rings around the living room.
30. Etched Cutting Boards – Christmas Presents for Wife
If you happen to have your own etching tool you can give your wife a personalized gift she can use in the kitchen every day. Get really imaginative and doodle up something one-of-a-kind and follow along with this DIY from Design Mom.
31. Leather Passport Holder Christmas Present for Your Wife
Work with some leather and create something special for your wife that she can use next time vacation comes to come. Hop over to Always Rooney and learn how to make her a passport holder – with some personalized style.
32. Marble Tray Xmas Gift for Wife
Used for entertaining or styling the nightstand, Almost Makes Perfect made a marble tray with just a few materials and we’re certain you won’t have any trouble creating one for your special lady to enjoy.
33. Picnic Basket – Christmas Ideas for Your Wife
Lovely Indeed presented us with a wow-worthy project that will have your wife think you bought it right off the shelves. Once spring comes to call you’ll be able to pamper her a bit more with the picnic basket you make with your own two hands.
34. Copper Hanging Planter – Christmas Gifts for My Wife
You’ll need to visit Style Me Pretty if you want to learn how to make some of these gorgeous planters for your wife to enjoy. If she’s got a green thumb, this DIY may be the one you need to dive into.
35. Marquee Light Christmas Presents for Wife
Here’s another project that, when unwrapped, will absolutely knock the socks off your wife. Jump over to Happy Looks Good On You to learn how to get a bit more intricate with your crafting skills.
36. Etched Mugs – Thoughtful Gifts for Wife
Make a set of two, stylish and personalized, with your own creativity and hands. Check out Artsyologist for the easy directions! There are so many different ways to go with this – designs, names, and more!
37. Wood Pie Box – Christmas Ideas for Wife
The Casual Craftlete has an idea for wives and moms who love to bake! Create a wooden pie box that you can personalize and style to her liking – it’ll be a one-of-a-kind gift!
38. Colorblocked Utensils – Gifts for Your Wife
Here’s another kitchen-related gift that your wife would love to have if she loves to cook. The Happy Homebodies shows us – with ease – how to add a bit of style to a new set of utensils.
39. Clip Photo Board – Christmas Presents for Your Wife
To help organize the kitchen, mudroom or her home office, learn how to create these clip boards over An Oregon Cottage. Use the colors she loves around the house, or maybe even add some prints you know she adores.
40. Gold Dipped Wine Glasses – Good Gifts for Your Wife
For wine-lovers, give her something that’s not only functional but punched up with a bit of special pizzazz. Give a thoughtful touch to a new set of wine glasses with this helpful DIY from Handmade in the Heartland.
41. Copper Vase – Christmas Ideas for Your Wife
A Beautiful Mess showed off this easy but charming copper tape vase DIY and we’re in love. You can easily recreate this and give her something to hold the bouquets you bring home in her honor.
42. Kitchen Tablet Holder – Christmas Ideas for Your Wife
Most of the recipes we use nowadays come from the Internet and with Mamie Jane’s idea, your wife will have a spot to keep her tablet as she follows along with the latest Pinterest recipe.
43. Snow Globes – Christmas Gifts for Your Wife
44. Spa Day Jar – Christmas Ideas for Your Wife
If you feel like your wife needs a little “me” time then use this idea from The Socialites Closet as a jumpstart to creating your own spa kit filled with all of her favorite items and maybe a few luxury pieces thrown in too.
45. Recipe Box Presents for Wife
Country Living an older wooden box and a flea market spoon is the foundation to this modern, yet vintage-inspired, recipe box that family recipes can find a home inside.
46. Marbled Ring Dish Christmas Idea for Your Wife
Personally, I’m swooning over these jewelry dishes from A Beautiful Mess. Follow along with their instruction and learn how to dive in and get creative as you make something special for your wife this Christmas.
47. What to Get Your Wife for Christmas – Crystal Knob Boxes
You may not want to wrap these as the gifts themselves but Homey Oh My! surely gives you a great idea on how to wrap something special this Christmas. And it’s doubly beneficial since the boxes can be used at trinket holders around the house afterward.
48. Leather Notebook Xmas Gifts for Your Wife
Lovely Indeed shows us how to make one of these beautiful leather notebooks and we instantly fell head-over-heels in love with the chicness and inspiration of it all. And all you need is a great piece of soft leather to start it all off.
49. Chalkboard Cheese Board Present for Wife
Check out this awesome idea from Frankie Hearts Fashion. You can make a chalkboard cheese board for any wives that love to entertain and throw dinner parties.
50. Faux Agate Coasters – Xmas Gifts for Your Wife
DIY Joy shows us how to make these gorgeous, faux agate coasters. They’ll be chic new additions to the living or dining room and she’ll really appreciate all the work and creativity put into them.
Christmas Gifts for Your Wife – Final Thoughts
Christmas is all about sharing your love and appreciation for somebody, so why not show her how much you care this year!
If your wife is the kind of woman who loves simple yet thoughtful gifts, then you’ll be able to make her happy this Christmas with all these awesome DIY projects. We hope you enjoyed our list and good luck making your presents!
Just be sure to wrap up everything nicely before giving them to her on Christmas Day. Even if they’re homemade gifts, nothing says “I love you” more than something that comes straight from the heart. Happy holidays!