This Christmas and holiday season, you don’t have to rack your brain to come up with gift ideas will you can make those Christmas gifts for your friends with the things at your disposal. This is not only a thoughtful and lovely gesture, but your friends and family would also appreciate the hard work involved in making those gifts. In this article, we have come up with several ideas that are perfect for Christmas kids and will definitely not affect your bank account. From lovely do it yourself photo frame ideas to assorted chocolates and coasters – each and every gift is unique and creative in their own way.
These lovely DIY photo frames can be made with a number of ingredients like cardboard, ice cream sticks, and even marble balls. These cardboard frames are sturdy and also easily decorated with sequin and decorative papers and ornaments as well. Also, when you do it yourself the photo frame, you can easily adjust the pictures according to your needs and preferences.
To make coasters, you require the slices of wooden pieces or plywood in the shape of rectangular or circular form. There are various stores available where you can customize your coasters with favorable prints and lovely messages that you wish to engrave on it. This is why coasters are such a lovely this is why coasters are such an interesting idea for a Christmas gift for your friends.
Wall hangings include photo pictures as well as handmade hangings made with fabric or canvas frame. The beauty of wall hanging is that it can include a simple model not as well as beautiful calligraphy. You can put the quotation “Merry Christmas” or peaceful religious messages as well. You can also decorate with lace, ribbon and glitter pens as well.
There are so many ways you can make your own Christmas tree and gifted to your friends for the festival season. First, you have to cut out a cone out of cardboard or make one by rolling the cardboard in the shape of conical form. Next, you can twine rope or ribbon or any other decorative material around the cone so that it takes the shape of a Christmas tree. You can also choose to paint the cone in glitter powder as well.
Christmas decorations can be made with colorful and shiny people as well as glitter powder available in the stationary stores. You can pick up pine cones and paint them with glitter and hang them with the help of a ribbon. It is also easy to make stars with the help of cardboard and then twining rope around it to give it some texture. In this way, a variety of tutorial is available on the internet at your disposal.
If you are a good painter, you can paint a picture on a canvas and gift it to your friends for the purpose of Christmas. It can be a picture of beautiful scenery or a lovely figure as well. One can also opt for modern not if you are well-versed with it. This lovely canvas can be framed with a wooden border and a glass top for gifting someone.
Do you know that chemical lip balms tend to dry out the lips the moment it wiped off? Therefore, you can gift your friend some chemical-free and homemade lip balm that he or she can use for the winter season. You can make with the help of cocoa butter, Shea butter, edible food coloring and essential oils like peppermint for plump effect, lavender for the lovely smell or castor oil for hydrating effects.
Just like chemical-free lip balm, you can also make body butter at home as well. To prepare this, you need ingredients like Shia butter, cocoa butter, coconut oil, sweet almond oil and a few drops of essential oils like lavender or Jasmine. Combine all the ingredients, except for the essentials oils, on a double boiler and gradually stir it, until the mixture is liquid. Once it is removed from the heat you can add the essential oils and allow it to settle down. Grab your hand mixer and whip it for 1 to 2 minutes.
Lipstick organizers can be easily made with cardboard boxes which are sturdy and long-lasting. First, you have to make the basic box and then, cut out cardboard paper to fit into the box in a way it forms small rectangular space. Make sure you cover the whole box in decorative paper and your readymade lipstick holder is easy to use or gift.
Hair Care Set
Hair kit can be easily organized by incorporating a few products like nourishing hair oil from castor oil and olive oil, a hair mask, a hair serum, a paddle brush and a couple of hair ties. You can also add any natural and chemical-free as well as paraben-free shampoo and conditioner combo as well.
You are well aware of the various recipes that chocolates can be easily made at home with the help of dark chocolate compound, cocoa powder, and butter or coconut oil. You can also make white chocolate with the help of milk powder, Coconut oil or cocoa butter and White chocolate compound. Once you have melted the ingredients, put them into the chocolate moulds and set it in the refrigerator for a minimum of six hours.
If you are planning to pick some delicious cookies at home, you have a variety of options at your disposal – from the simple butter cookies to chocolate fudge cookies or even coconut or ginger cookies, can be gifted for the Christmas and holiday season. These sweet delicacies are definitely going to impress the recipient of the gift.
Cakes or Breads
Cookies are not the only home-made sweet delicacies one can opt for. For the purpose of Christmas and holiday season, you can gift the friend homemade cake and bread loaf as well. These gifts are extremely thoughtful and loving than gifts with expensive price tags from the market.
Peanut or Almond Butter or Hazelnut
As we all are aware that peanut butter or almond butter are extremely favorite for our breakfast, you can make some home-made and preservative-free almond, peanut or hazelnut butter or you can even mix three and prepare a lovely dish to gift someone this Christmas season. Your friend is surely going to appreciate the lovely your gesture and your effort.
Jar of Candy
A jar of candy is going to bring a lot of joy and appreciation as a gift for the Christmas season. It can be easily made out of a mason jar, decorated with paper and other ornaments like ribbons, gift tags, etc. you can make these candies at home or purchase from outside to fill the jar.
Homemade Sugar Scrub
You can make some lovely exfoliating sugar cubes and gift them to your friends this Christmas. To make this, you would require a carrier oil like olive oil, castor oil or coconut oil, melted soap base, sugar, essential oils, and silicone mold or ice cube tray. Melt everything in a cup, pour it into the mould and let it refrigerate for a couple of hours.
A photo box can be made with a cardboard box, decorated with colorful decorative papers and glitter tubes. You and your friend must have created some lovely memories over the years, and therefore, it is a great idea to put everything in a box as a lovely memory and give them for the holiday season.
Sequin Makeup Pouch Bag
You must’ve seen fabric with sequin texture available in the market; therefore you can make a lovely makeup pouch with it to add the necessary touch of bling. You simply have to cut it out in a rectangular shape and sew it inside out. The tutorial is easily available on the internet for your convenience.
Flower vase can be easily made with the help of a circular-shaped container or even with wooden materials. In fact, you can make a flower vase out of wine bottle or Mason jar, and give them to your friend this holiday season. Do not forget to paint it in an attractive color.
Lovely pendants can be made with the help of melted wax, marble stone or other gemstones easily available at your disposal. The frame of the pendant can be brought from the stationary or craft store or even online. We are absolutely certain that your friend is going to love this thoughtful gesture for the holiday season.
You can make coasters out of photos with your friends and give them for the Christmas season. Make sure the photos are extremely memorable and fun-filled ones.
A lovely woollen muffler can be easily woven at home, and you can also stitch the name or initials of your friends to give them as a Christmas present.
These are some of the lovely do it yourself Christmas gift ideas that you can gift your friends this holiday season. We sincerely hope that you have appreciated the article and would let us know your favorite DIY gift in the comments section below.