Can you all believe the holiday season came upon us so soon? I am personally not prepared with gifts for everyone on my list, so I have been researching cute and affordable DIY (Do It Yourself) gifts to give my friends and family. Gifts made from the heart are always more special and let you show your creative side. Below are some ideas, please comment with any ideas you want to share!
1. Cork Coaters
This cheap and simple DIY gift is perfect for any friend. Customize it to whatever design and color they would like best. Have fun and try unconventional shapes too.
2. Map Photo Frame
Perfect for the traveler friend, or for a friend you’ve taken a fun trip with. Learn how to make them here.
3. Jewelry Box
For the fashion forward friend with tons of jewelry! Super easy to make, simply find your favorite box shape and colors and paint away. Add a design or initials to make it extra special.
4. Sharpie Mug
Probably the easiest DIY project on the list, the sharpie mug is great for anyone: a friend, a boyfriend, a sibling or a parent. Decorate it according to the person receiving it and customize however! Every time they use it to have their morning cup of coffee they’ll think of you 😉
5. Picture Magnets
I’ve made these before as gifts and they’re always a hit. Find out how to make them here.
6. DIY Trendy Rings
These are fun for a younger sibling, niece or cousin. You can find the ring bases at any craft store,they adjust to size so they’re perfect for any one. Pick your favorite pieces to glue on and have fun!