21 Sentimental Gifts to DIY this Christmas

 Here are some perfect simple sentimental gifts to DIY this Christmas (or anytime!) for everyone – from your spouse to your grandma!

While you’re at it, take a look at DIY Christmas Gifts for under $10, $20 and $50 and Gifts for Kids to Make on Their Own and great ideas for Holiday Neighbor Gifts.

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DIY Sentimental Gifts For Christmas or Birthdays

With gift-giving, it’s often the thought that counts — and everyone loves receiving a sentimental gift, personalized to their experiences or your relationship. If that gift can be affordable and handmade as well, even better! Here are 21+ of our favorite sentimental gift ideas for Christmas, birthday, or just because.

Easy Printable Personalized Gifts

The instant download files in the Remodelaholic Shop make it so easy to print your way to an easy sentimental gift — even at the last minute 😉 Just download, type, print, and frame!

Printable Set Watercolor Quote And Birch Tree Art With Custom Carved Initials For Family Or Children's Names @Remodelaholic

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What A Difference A Day Makes Custom Date Printable And Floral Watercolor Bouquet Print Set in Wood Frames on Mantel with Flowers

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Family Gallery Wall Bundle Family Name Monogram, Number, Important Dates #remodelaholic

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(or get the Personalized Family Name Art Bundle here)

Sentimental DIY Travel Gifts

Create something special for every person on your gift list. These first 4 sentimental gift ideas are the perfect way to commemorate travel or a special occasion.

Pull on the heartstrings with these 21 Sentimental Gifts to DIY this Christmas featured on Remodelaholic.comBottle of Memories // 30 Handmade Days

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Travel Keepsake Kits // Martha Stewart

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Personalized Photo Map // Cut, Craft, Create

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Map Artwork // Martha Stewart

“Words of Affirmation” Sentimental Gifts

Nothing says “I love you” like your very own words. Try out the next 6 sentimental gifts to share feelings straight from your heart.

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Jar of Encourage-mints // bugaboo, mini, mr. and me

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Jar of Dreams // DIY Projects

(Instead of writing out your own big dreams, create a jar of the dreams you have together with someone else!)

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Message in a Bottle Keychain // Shrimp Salad Circus

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52 Reasons I love You Cards // Visual Heart

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What I Love About You A – Z // The Thinking Closet

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Life Lessons Notebook // Gimme Some Oven

Sentimental Photo Gift Ideas

A photo is worth a thousand words…..and makes a great sentimental gift! Share or display special photos with these 6 ideas:

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Simple Photo Pendants // Saving With Sarah

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Wire and Wood Photo Display // Shanty 2 Chic

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Photo Candles // A Beautiful Mess

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Wood Slice Photo Transfer // Parental Perspective

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Vintage Door Photo “Story” // Photog Mommie

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Pull-Out Photo Album // Country Living

More Sentimental DIY Gift Ideas

100% personalized! These sentimental gifts are not the kind you can find at the store. Craft any of these 5 one-of-a-kind ideas for someone you love.

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Embroidered Portraits // Country Living

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“Miss You” Mugs // Stylish and Scatterbrained (blog no longer available, but you get the adorable idea!)

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Favorite Family Recipe Cutting Board // Sarah Essex, Yahoo Makers

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Birthday Board // Sugar Bee Crafts

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Jar of Pre-Planned Dates // The Frugal Girls

Thanks for joining with us today and happy crafting!

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Originally published 12.16.2016 // Updated 10.13.2020

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