Want to make something a little more personal over just getting a gift from the shops for a loved one? These DIY projects are cheap and easy to make.
Make your own personalized soap gift for someone! It’s simple, and pretty too.
2. Soap socks
Put those personalized soap bars inside cute knitted socks for an extra customized touch.
You don’t have to make the mugs from scratch – just decorate them to your heart’s desire.
Coasters are practical gifts that will always come in handy in any household.
5. Homemade bubble bath
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Along the same lines as the first gift, but with extra bubbles!
6. Tote bag
Draw or paint something meaningful (or plain cheeky!) to the both of you.
7. Homemade jam
It’s time for some easy cooking! The giftee will definitely appreciate something different on their toast for a change.
8. Etched cutting board
This is a great gift for new homeowners, or for someone who’s going off to college.
9. Leather sleeves
These don’t take too much time – and you can make everything from iPad covers, to wallets, or even mousepads.
10. Japanese bowls
These Japanese-inspired bowls are a work of art (but they’re also pretty easy to make!)
11. Gingerbread house kit
If the person you’re making a gift for likes getting their hands full, make a gingerbread house kit for them to mess around with!
12. Coloured wood vases for a personal touch
There’s a lot you can do to spruce a lovely wooden vase up – don’t forget to buy some flowers or plants to go along with this gift!
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Get some nice materials from the craft store and make a personalized notebook (maybe with some surprises hidden within the pages!)