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10 DIY Thanksgiving hostess gift or party favor ideas

Homemade apple jam or sauce in jar on table. Wooden rustic background, close up
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If you’re heading to a family member’s or friend’s house for Thanksgiving, it’s always nice to bring a hostess gift! It doesn’t need to be anything expensive or extravagant, just a thoughtful gesture for all the hard work they put into the Thanksgiving feast. Conversely, if you’re the host and want to leave your Thanksgiving guests with a little party favor, these homemade gifts can serve as party favors, too! So this year, get crafty and make one of these 10 DIY Thanksgiving hostess gift or party favor ideas for your host or your guests!


These hand-stamped wooden utensils make an affordable and useful Thanksgiving hostess gift or party favor.
Photo credit: The Idea Room

Every cook could use new spoons, like these hand-stamped wooden utensils by The Idea Room.


Homemade spice kit makes a great Thanksgiving hostess gift or party favor | Thanksgiving.com
Photo credit: Family Bites

Spice things up with a DIY spice kit from Family Bites.


These cookies in a jar make a fun and cute Thanksgiving hostess gift or party favor.
Photo credit: Capturing Joy

Thankful cookies in a jar from Capturing Joy will show your friends and family how much you care.


Adorable DIY felt acorn napkin rings make a perfect Thanksgiving hostess gift or party favor.
Photo credit: Tikkido

Felt acorn napkin rings from Tikkido make a thoughtful and pretty gift that every hostess can put to good use.


Homemade scented candles make a great Thanksgiving hostess gift or party favor.
Photo credit: Lemon Peony

Homemade scented candles by Lemon Peony will fill the home a with sweet and spicy aroma and create a warm and cozy ambiance.


Homemade vanilla pumpkin spice sugar scrub as Thanksgiving hostess gift idea | Thanksgiving.com
Photo credit: Happiness is Homemade

Vanilla pumpkin spice sugar scrub from Happiness is Homemade smells so good.


Put together a cute fall gift basket as a Thanksgiving hostess gift or party favor | Thanksgiving.com
Photo credit: The Dating Divas

Personalize a fall gift basket like this one from The Dating Divas.


Offer this fun caramel apple kit as a Thanksgiving hostess gift or party favor.
Photo credit: Burlap and Babies

How much fun are these caramel apple kits from Burlap and Babies?! The kids would love these, too.


Homemade pumpkin spice soap for Thanksgiving hostess gift idea.
Photo credit: Happiness is Homemade

These 10-minute pumpkin spice soaps from Happiness is Homemade not only smell good but will leave your hands feeling soft and touchable.

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