30+ DIY Wedding Gift Ideas that newlyweds would love to receive!
Due to so many restrictions on gathering in 2020, the upcoming wedding season will be twice as abundant. Therefore, cute and affordable wedding gift ideas are also needed in abundance! Most couples will of course be registered for gift items on major shopping sites and will be thrilled to receive items from their registry; however, adding in a little something extra, or customizing a special and meaningful gift shouldn’t be overlooked.
Today I have some great meaningful, cute, and affordable DIY wedding gift ideas for the kitchen, home, and outdoors for you to browse through! Click the blue/gray links to go to the tutorials for more pictures and further directions. Pin the collage for easy reference, or click over and pin from the original tutorial that you love. Be sure to tell me which are your favorites! I have also linked several other DIY gift ideas at the bottom of this post for you to browse.
DIY Wedding Gift Ideas for the Kitchen
DIY Charcuterie Board by Maison de Pax
Learn how to make a charcuterie board! This gorgeous board is french-inspired and absolutely gorgeous.
DIY Cutting Board Ipad Holder by The Idea Room
I love that this cutting board blends seamlessly with other kitchen products while being super useful for modern applications such as a device holder for when you’re in the kitchen looking up recipes or catching up on your favorite shows.
DIY Polymer Clay Serving Utensils by A Kailo Chic Life
A gorgeous way to upgrade basic serving utensils! Kara shows several different examples for extra ideas.
DIY Ombre Utensils by Lydi Out Loud
Pick out a color your friend would love, and create an ombre look for wooden utensils. Great tips in this post on how to achieve this look!
DIY Recipe Box by Anderson + Grant
Paint a pre-assembled wooden box to hold recipes, pictures, or anything special that you know your friend would enjoy. Including your family’s favorite recipes would be a meaningful touch!
DIY Rustic Serving Tray by Simply Designing
You can find a full tutorial for Ashley’s rustic tray in the post. You could also purchase a pre-made tray and spruce it up using some of the tips from this post!
Dip Dyed Frosted Tumblers by Vicky Barone
Frosted tumblers with glass paint are a fun and affordable gift idea. Pair the tumblers with the ingredients to your favorite cocktail and recipe for an adorable date night gift!
DIY Marbled Mugs by DIY Candy
This tutorial contains a video that takes all the guesswork out of this fun craft. These marbled mugs would be so cute in a basket with some coffee accessories!
DIY Personalized Tea Towels by Erin Spain
This is a simple craft that you can make for yourself and a friend! Great tutorial.
You can find another fun tutorial for stamped tea towels here.
DIY Wedding Gift Ideas for the Home:
DIY Bathtub Tray by Ella Claire
A bathtub tray is a perfect gift for someone who loves a good bath! Pair it with two towels from the registry or just a nice candle and bath bomb.
DIY Bath Tea by A Pumpkin and a Princess
This would be great paired with the bath tray, or in a basket!
DIY Resin Coasters with Seaglass by Lovely Indeed
These one-of-a-kind resin coasters are perfect for a friend who has everything!
DIY Wine Rack by The Rogue Engineer
If you love to build, this DIY wine rack would be a fun gift for newlyweds!
Succulent Centerpiece by City Farmhouse
Fill this centerpiece with votive candles, or faux plants. Using a wood burner, engrave the couple’s wedding date on the bottom of the holder for an added special touch!
DIY Footed Wood Slice Tray by Craftberry Bush
This footed wood slice tray is simple, yet gorgeous!
His and Hers Pillowcases by A Beautiful Mess
This gift is a bit cutesy for my own taste, but I do love the idea of customizing pillow cases for the couple!
DIY Gold Foil Pillow by Design Love Fest
Upgrade any store-bought pillow with this clever tutorial!
DIY Wedding Date Art by Something Turquoise
Create a modern and simple piece of art to remind the couple of their wedding anniversary.
Photo Transfer to Wood by The Turquoise Home
Use this tutorial to learn how to transfer photos onto wood! Laura provides a free printable, or you can use your own ideas as well. Sometimes inside jokes are perfect gifts!
DIY Painted Bottles by Homey Oh My
Create a set of custom bud vases! I recommend using metallic paints for an elevated look.
Personalized Wood Hangers by Driven by Decor
This is such a unique gift! You can be almost certain the bride and groom will not have anything like this idea.
DIY Hammock Chair by Kaleidoscope Living
A hammock chair does take some time to create, but the tutorial is extremely helpful and this would be such a fun gift to receive!
DIY Outdoor Wedding Gift Ideas
Decorative Roasting Sticks by The Wicker House
These roasting sticks are absolutely adorable and would pair perfectly with a “s’mores date night” gift basket!
Take grilling utensils up a notch! These leather-wrapped utensils are a unique and thoughtful gift.
DIY Yard Yahtzee by Momtastic
Outdoor games can be such fun wedding gifts! They’re not the first gift that comes to mind, but they are oftentimes the most used gift! You can find other great outdoor games here.
Personalized Door Mat by The Navage Patch
Personalize a coconut fiber rug for your newlyweds’ first home!
DIY Address Number Planter by Shanty 2 Chic
Super cute address wall planter! You could change this in any number of ways to make this idea special to the bride and groom.
You can find lots of other great planter ideas here: DIY Planter Ideas
DIY Wedding Gift Basket Ideas
Spa and Wellness Gift Baskets by Home Stories A to Z
A gift basket full of spa items is always gorgeous and appreciated!
Year of Date Ideas Gift Basket by Just Measuring Up
This year of dates gift basket idea is so unique and fun! You can find great tips on how to plan a similar basket of your own.
DIY Margarita Gift Basket by Diary of a Debutante
Gorgeous basket inspiration and ideas! If your friends aren’t tequila drinkers, you can substitute the beverage of their choice.
DIY Housewarming Basket by Our Wandering Mind
Perfect gift basket for newlyweds moving into a new home! Gather some inspiration from this post and add in specific items that you know the bride and groom would love.
Picnic Basket Wedding Gift by Tatertots & Jello
Jen includes the free printable for the tag in her tutorial!
Here are some other great DIY gifts for you to browse: