Anyone else feeling the pressure of the holidays? Shopping, baking, organizing, decorating, more shopping. It’s overwhelming!!
I know the idea of making a gift might seem like a crazy one to a lot of you but I’ve gathered up twenty of the easiest, sweetest projects that anyone can do! I promise! They don’t take a lot of time or cost a lot of money. Make it even easier – and create a few of the same things and give them to different people on your list. Or personalize a pillow or art for that special someone. Several of them can be paired with something you buy at a store too. The bonus is that when you receive a handmade gift, it’s extra special and thoughtful. Try one and you’ll see! Some of these projects are from me and some are great ideas I found on the web. But they’re all awesome! Click on the links below each image to go to the original source for the full DIY instructions.
Fabric Covered Frame with Clip from Greco Design Company – I’m giving lot of these this holiday paired with my watercolor calendar.
Painted Cork Clock from Brit + Co. – how cute are these??!!
Striped Wood Utensils from Cleverly Simple – perfect for the chef on your list.
Painted Bath Accessories from Place of My Taste – I’m redoing our bathroom and want these!
Floral Initial from Greco Design Company – so easy and the colors can be changed for the season/holiday.
Homemade Bath Salts from Greco Design Company – so many great ideas for essential oils!
Homemade Lemon Soap from A Pumpkin and a Princess – more essential oils ideas!
Stenciled Coasters from the 36th Avenue – add a bottle of wine and it’s a homerun!
Pom-pom Magnets from AO Life – so sweet!!
Monogram and Pom-pom Pillow from Greco Design Company – More pom-poms – you can make or buy your own.
Mason Jar Snow Globe from The 36th Avenue – I love the metallic glass paint.
Glitter Candles from Something Turquoise – perfect for girls of all ages!
Color Dipped Jewelry Dishes from A Fabulous Fete – easy, peasy…
Glitter Wine Stoppers from Something Turquoise – again, just add wine.
Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix from Greco Design Company – I’m giving away free labels too!
Painted Cutting Boards from Simply Designing – so simple and pretty.
Cut Paper Initial Art from Greco Design Company – anyone can make these!!
Kids’ Art Tea Towel from Setting for Four – a great way to showcase your children’s artwork.
Wood Hook Rack from Greco Design Company – use any combination of hooks and knobs to create a unique look.
Decorated Candy Jars from Greco Design Company – recycled project that can be used all year!
I hope you enjoyed this round up of DIY ideas. I know it might take a little more work but a homemade gift is such a nice treat and most of these can be made with your kids which is a nice way to spend some time together!
And if you still need a unique gift that can be used all year round – I have a few 2016 watercolor calendars left for sale. They’re $18 each. I hand painted an image for each month and printed them on a pretty white card stock. Each month has it’s own 5 x 7″ card that can be displayed in a frame or use the included magnetic clip to attach it to any metal surface. Or, make the fabric covered frame I included above and attach!
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