Some people consider handmade gifts to be the most thoughtful offerings, especially for the holidays. However, not everyone is skilled at DIY projects. So what's a crafting novice to do? Let us fill you in on a little secret: Amazon has an entire section of homemade products, and there are so many present-worthy items that you can order right to your door and wrap up for someone special this year. Whether or not you tell them you bought their gift online is up to you.
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Amazon Handmade makes it easy to search for all kinds of giftable products. You can browse curated selections, including a gift shop and picks from celebrities like Mindy Kaling. There's even a section for Prime-eligible products, which will definitely come in handy if you're looking for a last-minute gift and want to take advantage of the free and fast shipping that comes with an Amazon Prime membership. (Psst—you can sign up for a free 30-day trial now).
You can also narrow your search by product type. Jewelry, home decor, kitchen, clothing, beauty, and toys are just some of the categories that you can look through to find unique gifts for everyone on your list. Some of our favorites are a pine and cinnamon-scented candle from Sweet Water Decor, a customizable recipe notebook with blank pages to fill, and a gold bar necklace that you can engrave with someone's name.
Not only are these products handmade and easy to order online, but they're also affordable. Ahead, discover nine handcrafted gifts that all cost $35 or less. You're sure to find something for a loved one that will ship in time for the holidays.
Sweet Water Decor Warm and Cozy Candle
Aptly named Warm and Cozy, this candle offers notes of pine, orange, cinnamon, and fir. The mix of winter scents is sure to delight the person on your list who loves feeling cozy at home when it's cold outside.
Yara Khuri Designs Clay Dangle and Drop Earrings
Made of lightweight, durable clay, these brightly colored earrings make a statement without causing ear pain. Best of all, since each set is handmade, no two will be exactly alike. Give these to someone who's never without bold accessories.
Enjoy the Wood Recipe Notebook
For the person who enjoys making meals for loved ones, this wooden recipe notebook would make a thoughtful present. The book is customizable and filled with blank pages just waiting to be filled in with somebody's favorite recipes.
1818 Farms Lavender Shea Cream
This lavender-scented lotion contains just three straightforward ingredients: shea butter, coconut oil, and essential oil. Amazon reviewers say it's lightweight and ideal for using on hands and feet.
Petite Boutique 16K Gold Bar Personalized Bracelet
A gold bracelet is a classic gift, but you can make the piece of jewelry extra special by personalizing it for the person you're giving it to. Petite Boutique will engrave its 16-karat gold bar bracelet with a name, so you can offer someone you love a truly unique present.
Peg and Rail Wooden Sunflower Trivet
This sunflower-shaped trivet is handcrafted from cherry wood. It looks beautiful and serves a purpose in the kitchen by preventing hot cookware from damaging countertops.
The Little Flower Soap Co. Personalized Stress Relief Spa Gift Box
If there's someone on your holiday shopping list who could use some rest and relaxation, give them this gift box that's filled with soothing beauty products. It's cheaper than buying a day pass to a spa, yet just as thoughtful.
Sunset Hill Stoneware Potbelly Coffee Mug
Coffee and tea drinkers will appreciate this handmade 12-ounce mug. It comes in a variety of colorful glazes and has a whimsical rounded shape.
Mignon and Mignon Personalized Initial Disc Necklace
Personalize this disc necklace with an initial for someone special. Choose from gold, silver, and rose gold finishes and engrave up to seven initials on multiple discs.