Gifts become precious for the recipient, when you craft it with your own hands. There could be nothing more wonderful than a DIY gift, which has been made by you, devoting your precious time,energy, efforts and loads of love. We bet, these DIY gift ideas will win you more applaud from your loved ones, than those expensive gifts, which however, do not take much toll, yet, will always stand one step below than a handmade gift. We are here to give you assistance, to prepare something exceptional this time.
So here are 3 Creative and Unique DIY Gift Ideas :
1. DIY Tile Coaster:
You require 4″ of square ceramic tiles, printed paper napkins, felt, glue, decoupage, paper cutter, polyurethane spray, and a brush. You can also replace paper napkins with fabric, decorative papers or photos.
Cut the felt, equal to the size of your tiles and fix it on the back of the tile with the help of glue. Let it dry.
Now, apply a layer of decoupage on the tiles covering all the sides.
Fix the napkin in the middle of the tile.
Fold the excess napkin downwards to stick on the other side.
Apply one more layer of decoupage on the tiles, over the napkin and let it dry.
Apply water proof polyurethane on the tiles with the help of the brush, to make them scratch resistant.
Your tile coasters are ready. Now wrap them with holiday ribbons, at the time of gifting.
2. DIY Fruity Button Embroidery Napkins:
Ensemble the economical fabric napkin to create an extraordinary handmade gift. You can include a monogram on each one with the help of- subtle embroidery, cross-stitches and needlepoint. You can adorn it with appliques, buttons, or stencil work.
Trappings and Materials:-
Buttons, thread, embroidery floss
Sewing needle (standard)
Fabric napkins (tea napkins for 10-by-10 inches)
Embroidery ring (optional)
- Place your design on the pieces of napkin.
- Arrange the buttons in position (marking with a disappearing ink pen).
- With matching thread, tuck the first button.
- Mark out some leafy designs using a fabric pen of disappearing ink.
- Stitch according to the marks of pen. Do it with a standard chain stitch, stem stitch, and embroidery floss.
3. DIY Essential Oil Bottle:
We tend to throw the empty glass bottle in our dust bins. What about turning your wine bottles into an exclusive decorative oil bottle, to prevail the praises? Use the non-toxic paints and utilize the bottle for multiple purposes. Now, you can adorn the bottle, with your own creative artwork!
A little creativity, and the winning hearts of your beloved ones, belong to you.