Top 10 Creative DIY Gift Ideas For Everyone
When a gift is personally made, it carries special meaning. It shows you took the time and effort to create something significant. From cupcakes to coasters to potted plants, there are many creative DIY gifts for everybody – including grandmothers, best friends, parents, and party hosts. We’ve curated 10 unique DIY gift ideas that will inspire you to start making.
Keep in mind that the best gifts are both practical and personalized. So whether you’re celebrating special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, weddings, or graduations, custom gifts are a great way to let someone special know you appreciate them.
Here are the top 10 creative DIY gift ideas for everyone in your life. Most of them you can DIY in 60 minutes or less;
- Marbled Ring Dish
Make a beautiful place to safe keep rings and other jewellery. Bake colourful pieces of clay in marbled patterns to make exotic jewellery dishes. Customized jewellery is ideal for transforming your most treasured moments into beautiful gifts.
- Leather Mason Jar Sleeve
Create a sleeve with a handle out of heavy-duty leather. Cut a shape like a triangle or a diamond out of the sleeve to customize the look. Post your favourite pictures or choose one of Shutterstock’s fun design options for personalizing cups any beverage drinker will love.
- Washi Tape Mirror
Add some flavour to an ordinary mirror by using washi tape. First, pick a few colours, then layer the tape in a unique pattern around the mirror. This will surely add personality to any family or friends’ home decor.
- Photo Blanket
These photo blankets are a fantastic DIY gift to keep warm on cold nights or hand in for an unplanned picnic. You can make a collage of meaningful shots for families from the kid’s favourite sports. Or, if it is for the college grad, try decorating it with photos from college life or their study abroad trip.
- Roasted Cinnamon Almonds
Prepare a batch of roasted almonds and add a cinnamon flair for a thoughtful gift. This yummy gift is ideal for thanking hosts, greeting new neighbours or surprising someone with a delicious treat.
- Photo Book
A photo book is a failsafe DIY gift. You can make your photo book about anything completely customizable from cover to cover. For example, create a baby photo book filled with memorable family moments for new parents. If you’re a newlywed, surprise your spouse with a wedding photo book filled with your favourite photos. If it’s for your best friend, utilize their Facebook account for a book filled with their memorable moments.
- Mini Pallet Coasters
Make wooden coasters out of thin boards and popsicle sticks. Decorate your pallets with colourful washi tape for a present that’s great for tea and coffee lovers alike. Coasters make for the ideal gifts for a housewarming present to welcome new neighbours or saying goodbye to parting friends.
- Decorative Sign
Customized wall art for living rooms, kitchens and bedrooms makes for truly DIY gifts. For example, add a picture of your favourite family outing as a gentle reminder of how much you appreciate spending time with them. Or add an inspirational quote to get them motivated every Monday.
- Photo Mugs
Pack a double pick me up with a customized mug. For the college grad preparing for their first job or your niece who loves hot cups of chocolate, print a mug with a moment that will make them smile. To add a little extra to the gift, include a recipe for your favourite beverage or a gift card to Starbucks.
- DIY Birthstone Bracelet
Construct a custom bracelet that’s cute, easy, and personalizable. Find birthstone beads to embed into the jewellery for an added touch. You can also include more than one picture charm, birthstone charm, or an initial.
Above-mentioned all these creative DIY gift ideas definitely put a smile on your loved one’s face. Something as simple as a photo book with beautiful memories from a trip or any other outdoor adventure will go a long way. Create your personalized gifts with love and memories.