Gift How-Tos From Around The Web
On this page I've compiled lists of the best and most unique how-tos and ideas for making your own gifts - from edible items to wall art, coasters and much more. The tutorials cover a range of prices and recipients from fathers to friends and co-workers.
I hope you find the ideas helpful!
These products were made and photographed by Aime Lee.
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Photo and spiced chutney by Simon Cook - Click here for the recipe.
365 Easy Handmade Gifts
An excellent book to prevent you from ever being stuck for gift ideas again!
The DIY suggestions are all very budget-friendly and accessible for even absolute beginners to craft.
Filled with inspiring color photos too, the projects ranges from mosaics to glass etching so you'll be able to find something to suit everyone.
Birthday Plant Basket
Photo and gift basket by Bugs and Fishes - Click here for details.
Sharpie Embellished Mug
Turn a plain mug into a thoughtful gift with porcelain pens.
Photo and mug by Craft Pond - Click here for details.
Print Your Own Tote Bags
Fun Craft Books For Making Handmade Gifts
Packed Full Of Creativity
Sock Softies & Cuddly Toys
Making a softie or toy for someone is a thoughtful and memorable gift for someone special, and it will be treasured.
Photo by Teresia.
Homemade Bath Products
Top-Rated Gift Ideas
Betty Crocker Caramel Sauce
Homemade Gift Videos
Guide for Buying Gifts Online:
Fabric Flower Bouquet
Flowers that will last forever!
Photo and flowers by Happy Together- CLICK HERE for the tutorial.
These are actually cake toppers, but they would be just as cute as decorations for a table, windowsill or mantelpiece. You just need to shape the body out of clay, paper mache, foam or whatever other material you can think of, and then decorate the shapes with fabric pieces and wire legs.
Photo by Jek In The Box.
This is a brilliant and simple idea for a Kindle owner, recycling an old book cover into something functional.
Cases for electronics are an ideal homemade gift - whether it's for a phone, Kindle, laptop or camera.
Photo and case by Wendi Dunlap - Click here for details.
Easy homemade gift for a gadget fan by simply making a slot in a block of wood.
Photo and stand by Jsupes.
Homemade Chocolate Truffles
These dark chocolate truffles have been rolled in chopped toasted walnuts, cocoa, chocolate shavings or shredded coconut.
Photo and truffles by Jeannie.
Plush Alphabet Set
A complete set of sewn softie letters with a handmade drawstring bag. This would make a wonderful baby shower gift!
Photo and alphabet by Erin Bluhm.
How to Gift Wrap PLUS Party Favor, Card & Gift Ideas
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