5 Things: Holiday DIY Gift Ideas

By Crystal Gardner-Phillips | December 8, 2015

We’ve known this since we were little: handmade gifts mean more than money can buy. This year, keep money in your pocket and smiles on the faces of your loved ones by trying out these simple gifts that can be made right at home!

1. WOOD SLICE COASTERS

Coasters

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We all know that family member who insists on using a coaster at ALL times. Make them smile this year with some handmade wood slice coasters that will look great in any home.

2. HOLIDAY HANDWARMERS

Handwarmers

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This time of year, the temperatures are dropping, but that doesn’t keep us from being outside. From football games to Holiday parades, we need whatever we can get to stay warm. Give the gift of warmth this year with these great little handwarmers.

3. PERSONALIZED COFFEE MUGS

Coffee Mugs

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We all know that person who truly loves their cup of coffee (or 3) in the morning. Warm up their hearts as you create these great personalized mugs with their favorite brew.

4. CANDLE TINS

Tea Candles

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Trust us, the women in your life will never tired of getting candles. Recycle your old tea tins (or any fun, colorful tin cans) and turn them into beautiful decorative candles that will look and smell great.

5. REINDEER BEER

Deer Beer

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Our last suggestion today may seem like a total cop out, but let’s be honest, is the beer lover in your life going to be upset with this gift? We don’t think so! If you’re really running out of time, this is a simple and fun idea.

HAPPY CRAFTING!


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