Happy Buys: 8 ways to get crafty with your DIY gift game

The most personal gifts and holiday decorations are the ones you actually create. Get inspired to give a little piece of yourself this season with these fun and expressive DIY ideas.

What’s more fun than shopping for gifts and holiday decorations? Actually making them yourself. For those with a creative spirit, there’s nothing more rewarding than crafting something truly special for the ones we love.

Channel your artistic energy into a meaningful gesture they’ll remember, and give yourself that feeling of creative accomplishment that comes from a DIY project well done. These crafty products put the power of unique gift giving in your own hands.

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Gift Republic DIY Bath Bomb | Temptation Gifts

Create your very own DIY bath bombs to give as thoughtful self-care gifts this season. Your friends and family will thank you as they luxuriate in a relaxing bath with a vivid splash of personality. Each Gift Republic kit contains everything you need to create your own bath bombs, including pink and purple sachets to make your own patterns and colours, instructions, and a mould.

Baked In Gingerbread House Baking Kit | The Cake Decorating Company

Design, build, and decorate your own tasty holiday gingerbread house with a little help from this Gingerbread House baking kit from Baked In. Fun for foodie families, the kit contains premium dry ingredients, step-by-step recipe instructions, baking paper, a piping bag, house and biscuit templates, and plenty of colourful candy to turn your ginger bake into a showplace.

Gift Voucher Puzzle | PuzzleYOU

Everyone loves a gift certificate, but the physical gift voucher itself is rarely a visually exciting present to open. Thanks to the Gift Voucher Puzzle, you don’t have to bend over backwards trying to dress up an unimaginative white envelope. You can turn your gift certificate into a fun puzzle they can solve, keeping your gift a surprise until the very last piece is placed. With puzzles for various themes, including travel, Christmas, culture, and lifestyle, there’s always a vibrant layout to fit your needs — or you can upload your own image for a truly special custom surprise.

Kraft Brown Christmas Cracker Making Kit | &Keep

Put a crafty personal twist on the age-old British tradition this year by creating your own eco-friendly Christmas crackers. This DIY cracker kit comes with pre-cut boards, recycled paper hats, snaps, jokes, and all the components you need to make unique crackers at home. You can even fill them with meaningful customised small gifts for everyone at the table.

Aquabeads Advent Calendar |

Perfect for kids and families, the Aquabeads Advent Calendar comes with over 700 beads, 15 festive design templates, and string to turn your creations into Christmas ornaments. With a winter-themed background and bead stands for easy display, all you have to do is let your craft imagination run wild. Simply spray the beads with water to fuse them together.

Homcom Christmas Wreath Decoration, 50 LED Lights | Aosom

Great for those who love to get creative with their holiday spirit, this Homcom Christmas wreath makes a festive addition to any indoor or outdoor decor. The realistic-looking artificial wreath comes pre-lit with 50 warm white LEDs — without any of the cleanup, care, or dead needles. And the premium quality ensures it will look great for years to come.

ReCycleMe - Home Decor Craft Kit | BambooBeautiful

Turn your household recycling into unique and useful pieces of DIY art and decor. The ReCycleMe craft kit comes with all the accessories you need to transform everything from empty egg boxes and juice cartons to cardboard boxes into craft-acular design items, including picture frames, flower baskets, key holders, and cactuses.

Outdoor String Lights – Pro Series | Christmas Direct

Built to last from the highest quality double-insulated rubber cable, these super-bright outdoor LED fairy lights stay working in the elements year after year. Create a masterpiece of atmospheric Christmas illumination in the garden, around the tree, or on your doorstep. The modular, interconnectable string system makes it easy to build big, bold displays, then add more as you see fit.

Make it a holiday season to remember by crafting the perfect gift — and give yourself the stress-free convenience that comes from checking out with Amazon Pay.