DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Epic Roundup of Incredibly Simple DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

It can be so tricky trying to come up with great gift ideas for family, friends and colleagues at Christmas time and can also get pretty costly too!! Here is an amazing roundup of cost effective recipes for gift ideas that people will absolutely love receiving. Most of them are so simple even I can pull them off without punching my Pinterest account in the face so I’m sure you’ll be just fine and most of them only require a few very simple ingredients and essential oils! Most of these recipes are from the incredible resource that is the doTERRA blog!

If you’re not into the whole DIY thing here is a shopping list of great stuff you can buy and give as is from doTERRA

  • Lip Balm!
  • Hand & Body Lotion w/ whatever essential oils you want to gift
  • Petal Diffuser w/your choice of oil/s
  • Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint Intro Kit
  • Clay mask
  • Salubelle or Whisper
  • Mood Management Kit
  • Emotional Aromatherapy Kit

Candy Cane Scrub

Looking for a festive and fun way to spread Christmas cheer? Try this fun candy cane scrub made with Peppermint essential oil! This scrub takes only a few ingredients and can easily be customized to your favorite colors and essential oils. It can be used as an amazing all over body exfoliant in the bath or shower.

candy-cane

What You Need:

3/4 cup white sugar (you can also use brown sugar or sea salt)

1/2 cup Fractionated Coconut Oil (get it here) (you could also use almond oil, grapeseed oil, or olive oil).

12 drops Peppermint essential oil

Skin safe food coloring

Glass jar to store

Directions:

1. Combine sugar and Fractionated Coconut Oil into bowl and divide equally into two bowls.

Spicy, Aromatic Sugar Scrub

There are really endless versions of this sugar scrub.

You could  try this beautiful Christmas spicy, aromatic combo of Cassia, Ginger and Clove that smells absolutely delicious and leaves skin baby soft.

christmas scrub

What You Need:

3/4 cup white sugar (you can also use brown sugar or sea salt)

1/2 cup Fractionated Coconut Oil (you could also use almond oil, grapeseed oil, or olive oil).

4 drops Cassia essential oil

4 drops Clove essential oil

2-4 drops Ginger essential oil

Glass jar to store

Directions:

1. Combine sugar and Fractionated Coconut Oil into a bowl.
2. Add essential oils.
3.  Stir until the mixture is the consistency of a slushy. You may need to add more sugar or Fractionated Coconut Oil for desired consistency.
4.  Add to an air-tight container. You’re done! Use 1-2 times a week on hands, feet, legs, or arms. Follow with dōTERRA hand lotion for best results.

Bath Salt Ornaments

This is a super cute gift that can double up! Use as a beautiful Christmas decoration and then after Christmas treat yourself to a beautiful relaxing epsom salt and essential oil bath!

bath salt ornaments

What You Need:

Round Plastic Ornaments

1 Cup Epsom Salt (you may need more or less depending on the size of your ornament)

5-10 drops of your favorite dōTERRA essential oil (try Lavender Peace/Serenity, Geranium + Lavender or Balance)

Dried herbs or flower petals (optional but looks beautiful)

Instructions:

1. Mix desired amount of Epsom salt in bowl and add some skin-safe colorant if desired.

2. Add dried herbs or flower petals to mixture for color and added aroma.

3.   Add the essential oils of your choice; mix well.

4. Add the bath salt to plastic ornaments until full.

5. Once full, put the top of the ornament back on. Quick, easy, and beautiful.

6. When ready to use, add desired amount to warm bath.

Essential Potpourri

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