Creative Hostess Gifts That You Can DIY

DIY Relaxing Gift Basket

DIY Relaxing Gift Basket
Julie Blanner

Hostessing a wonderful dinner party for a group of people takes a lot of work, from cleaning the entire house to planning the perfect entertainment and cooking up a feast for everyone to indulge in the least you can do is say thank you to the person or couple hosting the party. 

One easy way to say thanks is to help them relax once everyone is gone by filling an empty basket with a bottle of wine, a DIY bath scrub and some beautiful cut flowers from your garden.

DIY Relaxing Gift Basket from Julie Blanner

DIY Bath Salts

DIY bath scrub
Kristin Duvall/Photographer's Choice/Getty Images

This easy recipe uses only 3 ingredients and makes a wonderful gift for your hostess. Who doesn't love a relaxing bubble bath? Follow the recipe and make some extra for yourself while you're at it!

DIY Bath Salts from The Spruce

DIY Pumpkin Cranberry Bread in a Mason Jar

DIY Pumpkin Cranberry Bread in a Mason Jar
Cul De Sac Cool

A quick last minute gift idea to bring to your party hostess is to fill a mason jar with everything they would need to make their own tasty loaf of pumpkin cranberry bread. Get all the details of everything you need to put in the mason jar and the printable label at Cul De Sac Cool.

DIY Pumpkin Cranberry Bread In A Mason Jar from Cul De Sac Cool

DIY Assorted Coffee Kit

DIY Assorted Coffee Kit
A Pumpkin And A Princess

In a small box assemble some instant coffee or coffee pods to create a mini coffee kit so your hostess can have a delicious cup of coffee in the morning. 

DIY Assorted Coffee Kit from A Pumpkin And A Princess

DIY Cinnamon Spice Muffins Kit

DIY Cinnamon Spice Muffins Kit
Positively Splendid

Fill your hostess home with the delicious scent of cinnamon by making them a cinnamon spice muffin kit that includes all the dry ingredients they need to make a batch of muffin, and to top of the mason jar add some beautifully patterned muffin cups. 

DIY Cinnamon Spice Muffins Kit from Positively Splendid

DIY Polka Dot Napkins

DIY Polka Dot Napkins
Freutcake

Clearly, your hostess enjoys to entertain people at their home, so make them a set of beautiful gold polka dot napkins for them to use to set the table with.

DIY Polka Dot Napkins from Freutcake

DIY Beeswax Candles

DIY Beeswax Candles
Oh Happy Day

Help your hostess dress up up their dinner table by making a set of beeswax candles in just a few minutes for them to use to light at dinner to provide soft candlelight.

DIY Beeswax Candles from Oh Happy Day

DIY Homemade Lavender Soap

DIY Homemade Lavender Soap
Pink When

Tie together two homemade bars of luxurious lavender soap to give your hostess to use in their home with a piece of twine. The soft smell of lavender is excellent at promoting relaxation which is exactly what they will need after hosting a dinner party.

DIY Homemade Lavender Soap from Pink When

DIY Caramel Apple Kit

DIY Caramel Apple Kit
Lil' Luna

Does your hostess have a sweet tooth? If so they are certain to be thrilled with this DIY caramel apple kit that includes everything they need to make caramel apples, which would make for a fun activity for them to later try.

DIY Caramel Apple Kit from Lil' Luna

DIY Coconut and Lime Sugar Scrub

DIY Coconut And Lime Sugar Scrub
The Idea Room

Say thank you to your friend who invited you for dinner by giving them a jar of tropical smelling coconut and lime sugar scrub so that they pamper their skin.

DIY Coconut And Lime Sugar Scrub from The Idea Room

DIY Cookie Butter

DIY Cookie Butter
A Beautiful Mess

Make some delicious cookie butter out of cookies such as Oreos, peanut butter cookies, sugar cookies or chocolate chip cookies and bottle it up in a small jar to give as a gift. Homemade cookie butter is a sugary spread many people might not have tried before, but it works well on toast, or as a dip for fruit or pretzels.

DIY Cookie Butter from A Beautiful Mess

DIY Indigo Tea Towels

DIY Indigo Tea Towels
Francois Et Moi

Beautiful tea towels are always a welcomed gift for people who enjoy working in the kitchen, and these DIY indigo tea towels are simple to make and provide a rich blue accent to any kitchen.

DIY Indigo Tea Towels from Francois Et Moi

DIY Herb Planter

DIY Herb Planter
Precious Sister

Show up at the next dinner party you are invited to with a DIY herb planter perfect for your host to use in their kitchen.

DIY Herb Planter from Precious Sister

DIY Chalkboard Napkin Rings

DIY Chalkboard Napkin Rings
Green With Envy

What is wonderful about these DIY chalkboard napkin rings is your hostess can use them for both a napkin ring and a place card as the party host can write each person's name with chalk onto the napkin ring and wash off the names after the party is over. 

DIY Chalkboard Napkin Rings from Green With Envy

DIY Home Sweet Home Jar

DIY Home Sweet Home Jar
The DIY Playbook

Perfect for a housewarming party, decorate a glass jar to say home sweet home and fill it with some essential items that people need when moving to a new house.

DIY Home Sweet Home Jar from The DIY Playbook

DIY Cheers Coaster Set

DIY Cheers Coaster Set
Design Love Fest

Give a colorful set of coasters as a gift, where each coaster says cheers in a different language. Your wanderlust party host will thank you for such a beautiful gift.

DIY Cheers Coaster Set from Design Love Fest

DIY Wine Gift

DIY Wine Gift
Sarah Hearts

In a hurry but want a way to make that bottle of wine you picked up to seem extra special? Create your own custom DIY wine label to go over the existing one to say thank you to your party hostess for inviting you.

DIY Wine Gift from Sarah Hearts

DIY Infused Vodka

DIY Infused Vodka
A Beautiful Mess

You can easily create an assortment of infused vodka flavors in mason jars as an easy gift. When making DIY infused vodka, make sure to save yourself a jar to use at home later so you can pour yourself some cocktails with either your homemade pomegranate, green apple, raspberry, ginger or pear vodka. You will not regret giving this amazing DIY a go.

DIY Infused Vodka from A Beautiful Mess