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DIY Gifts your friends and family will love this Christmas

Published by Joanna Whitworth in Christmas, diy, gifts

Struggling to think of gifts to buy for friends and family?  Then why not get crafty and create your own!  We’ve searched blog tutorials and Pinterest boards for the best DIY gift ideas this Christmas.

Chalkboard Cheese Stone

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a tempting cheese board.  This DIY gift is perfect for crafty beginners as it’s quick and easy to make, and your recipient will love it since they’ll be able to put it to use straight away!  All you need to make this is a slate tile, chalk paint, and a foam brush.  See the step-by-step guide on frankieheartsfashion.com

Cheese Board

Mason Jar Cocktail Gifts

If you know someone who loves a tipple during the festive period, then why not treat them to their favourite cocktail in a jar? This quirky gift is simple to make and can be personalised to suit.  Find the full guide on how to create these on somethingturquoise

Diy Mason Jar Cocktail Gift 

Peppermint Cocoa Christmas Ornaments

These ornaments are not only pretty to look at, they contain the ingredients for a deliciously indulgent hot chocolate, too. Once you’ve mastered this recipe why not tweak it to create more inventive flavours? You can add a touch of cayenne and cinnamon to make a Mexican hot chocolate, or a touch of rocksalt and some caramels for that crowd-pleasing salted caramel taste. Just remember to make extra as you may want to keep these baubles for yourself! Find out how to make them on lecremedelacrumb.

Peppermint Cocoa Ornaments

DIY Wood Coasters

These wooden coasters are perfect for the party season, and the design can be as simple or as elaborate as you dare to stencil! We found these pretty ones on the3thavenue.  You should be able to pick up a set of plain wooden coasters on eBay for under £5.

Diy Coasters The36thavenuecom  

DIY Gold Letter Mugs

Pinterest is filled with great ideas on making your own personalised mugs, and we love these simple gold and white ones from pinegateroad.  If you prefer bolder designs you could swap the gold for a brighter tone, or how about swapping the initial for the lyrics to your giftee’s favourite Christmas song?

Diy Monogrammed Gold Sharpie Mugs Pinegate Road 

What’s great about all these gifts is you can put real thought and imagination into them and you can be sure your gift will be both unique and much appreciated. We hope we’ve inspired you to be creative with your presents this year, and you can always find more ideas on our Pinterest board.

Are you planning on making any of your gifts this year?  Share your ideas with us below…

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