7 DIY Gift Ideas That Make Great Christmas Gifts
If you are the creative type who prefers to make gifts for the special people on your gift list, you can begin your ensemble with these simple but unique gift ideas for Christmas to make sure you have everyone covered in the gift department!
Coffee Gift Basket
Coffee mugs come in different sizes, colors and shapes, so, it will be easy for you to find one that suits the taste and style of your intended recipient. Once you have selected the ones you include in your coffee basket, select the type of brews that you will put in them.
Hankies with embroidery can make the best of gifts. Personalize these with logos or monograms your recipient will relate to. A person’s initials embroidered on the kerchief will be very much valued.
You can choose to make your own kerchief, however, ready-made handkerchiefs are quick and easy to embroider on. Any simple embroidery would do for a small handkerchief. Place the design so that it is at least 1 inch above the hem. Trace with a pen or disappearing ink. Thread your sewing needle with 2 strands of embroidery floss and start your work.
Everyone sleeps—even the most experienced insomniac has to sleep sometimes. So, pillows make good gift to people you care about.
A plain pillow will do of any color. Simply wrap it like a present. You can add a festive ornament for an extra bit of flourish.
Bookmarks can be the most inexpensive yet, adorable gift for Christmas for all the book lovers in your life.
With paperclips, ribbons, popsicles, buttons, colorful gems, flowers…and a hot glue gun, you can have an instant, gift-worthy bookmark.
Flowers, especially the wild ones can easily be preserved. You can made them into a glass-framed display for your nature lover friends.
Pick flowers for pressing. Pick them in the morning after dew has evaporated. After you do, place the flowers between two layers of absorbent paper, then place heavy books on top. Or place the flowers between the pages of the book itself, leaving at least 1/8 inch between multiple pressings. Put a weight on top of the book. Keep the flowers like that and allow them to dry for a week before checking on them.
Slippers and Such
Stuffing a pair of cute slippers with a few small gifts and treats, all wrapped with a bow, will definitely put a smile on someone’s face this Christmas.
Bundt Cake Basket
The perfect gift for your favorite baker! A baking gift sets and utensils with a twist to personalised tins for their finished showstopper are easy to assemble. Add a sweet printable card to make things extra sweet.