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7 Creative DIY Gift Ideas For Your Best Friend

Finding the perfect gift for your best friend can be a little tricky.

A best friend is a person who means the world to you. You always want to give them something special, and what is more special than a DIY gift from the heart?

diy gift for best friend

Creating a personalized DIY birthday for your best friend is always a hit because they show how much you care about them. Plus, it lets you personalize the gift to your best friend’s personality and likes.

Let’s get into some last-minute DIY gifts for your best friend.


Amazing Creative DIY Gift Ideas For Your BFF

1. DIY Sangria Kit

Does your BFF love sangria? Why not create them a DIY Spanish-inspired gift with a sangria kit?

diy sangria for birthday gift

A sangria kit is so simple to put together at the last minute. You can include some personalized glassware, such as wine glasses. Don't forget to include plenty of fresh fruit to add to the sangria. Plus, a bottle… or two of wine and a pitcher for them to mix it all.

Add a recipe so your best friend can stir up the delicious drink. Check out this fun DIY sangria kit.

2. Homemade Teacup Candles

What best friend doesn't love a good candle? Making your candle is not only fun, but it's easy to do. Plus, you can customize it to your best friend's tastes.

Find a cute decorative teacup in your home or at second-hand stores. Then fill them with melted wax and add some essential oils or scents that your best friend will adore. Now all you need to do is add a wick for a charming and calming gift.

Learn how to make your DIY teacup candles here.

3. DIY Scrunchies

Know how to sew? Great! Make your best friend some DIY scrunchies.

diy hair ties for a birthday gift

If your best friend is feeling all of the 90’s feels, a scrunchie is the way to go! Something soft and fun to tie their hair back. Plus, it’s fast and easy to make a fun scrunchie for your best friend. And don't forget that you can choose a fabric that will match your BFF’s personal style.

Check out this super simple guide on how to make a hair scrunchie.

4. Fancy Homemade Cupcakes

Are you a whiz in the kitchen? Or do you enjoy baking? Why not share your love for baking with your bestie by making them some beautiful cupcakes to celebrate their birthday!

It’s easy to do, simply bake a batch of vanilla or chocolate cupcakes and decorate them in style. You know your best friend the best, so choose some fresh berries, whipped cream, and syrup to make delicious toppings.

Whatever their taste is, you can make it with some of these 43 fancy yet simple cupcake recipes to choose from.

5. DIY Terrarium Kit

Terrariums come in many shapes and sizes. Create a plant terrarium kit for your planting-loving BFF by including a jar, soil, rocks, and plants. Choose a beautiful jar that you think would fit perfectly within their style. Then, make sure to find some soil and rocks that will be best for terrariums.

diy plants for a birthday gift

Now is the fun part, choosing the plants. Choosing some plants that will be suitable for a terrarium by checking out this list before heading over to the plant store.

This way, they can personalize their plant's home by creating a terrarium that they'd like.

6. Homemade Bath Salts

Is your BFF a bath lover? Well, help your bestie relax with some homemade DIY bath salts. Of course, we all know that after a long, busy day, there's nothing better than a hot bath — except a hot bath with some relaxing fragrance of bath salts.

Bath salts are surprisingly simple to make. Here are some homemade bath salts you can make in under 10 minutes — such an easy last-minute DIY birthday gift.

7. VidDay Birthday Video

Making a birthday video is super simple. It's easy to gather together all of your best friends, family, and friends.

diy vidday video for a birthday

Simply send a link to everyone you want to invite, then everyone can submit their video message. Choose a theme and some music, and you're ready to go! Take the stress out of making videos with VidDay's birthday video maker.


Celebrating Your Best Friend with a Video Birthday Gift

It's a time to get together and enjoy some birthday cake, good food, and a group DIY birthday video gift. Now that you know different last-minute DIY gifts to create for your best friend. Let's get into how to make a birthday video gift.

celebrate your best friend birthday

Bring some joy and perhaps a few tears of happiness to the birthday with a meaningful video gift — filled with everyone’s birthday messages. The best way to say Happy Birthday is with sincere birthday wishes from friends and family in a group video gift. Need a little help with birthday wishes.

Check out our birthday wishes generator for some inspiration. Why are group birthday videos such a great last-minute DIY birthday gift?

“I created a video for my husband's birthday, compiling together video messages from family and friends. It was easy to use VidDay to send the link asking people to contribute... I also added text cards, gifs, and photos. Super easy and quick, and the final product looked great! My husband loved it.” — Melanie Walsh

Great question! With our DIY birthday video maker, you can collect messages from loved ones, friends, family, and colleagues all in one surprise birthday video. This means that everyone can join in on the birthday celebration, whether celebrating from a distance or nearby. Learn more about creating your birthday video with our handy birthday video guide.

Celebrate better together by saying Happy Birthday with a group VidDay video gift. Start one today.


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