Home is where the art is! Give your friend this homemade work of art that not only looks cool, it has sentimental value too! Well, unless you give them a random state that has no meaning to them. But hey, geography!
This gift is guaranteed to cook up some fun in the kitchen. You can customize these gift salts to be spicy, sweet, or somewhere in between. And if you hand them out during the holidays, don't forget to put "Season's" Greetings.
See, love really does hold everything together! Before you throw your broken necklace away, try this DIY hack and make a special gift for your friend, your mom, your lover, or the Starbucks barista who spells your name right.
It's always tea time with these adorable handmade tea tags. You can write inspirational messages on them as well, like "Keep the faith" or "Don't Mess This Up." Either way we're sure your recipient will have a par-tea with these.
For the chef who has everything or for the beginner cook in all our lives. There's not too many cooks in this kitchen! In fact, there are no cooks in this kitchen. Give this to your lover or spouse and maybe they'll take a hint.
They're called safety pins because they'll "save" you a trip to the mall since you can make this stylish piece from the comfort of your own home. You can watch reruns of Friends while making jewelry for your friends. I mean, if you have friends.
If you have an old picture frame lying around you can easily make this jewelry holder. Or if it was a photo of you and your ex, you can use it as a dart board. I'm just trying to give you options here.
This is the ultimate chocolate lover's gift. This shadow box frame filled with M&M's should be in every office, daycare, and DMV. Although you might want to keep a box for yourself the next time your in-laws come over.
What a cutting edge gift! Engrave old cutting boards with family recipes to make thoughtful housewarming gifts. It's okay if there are already scratches on it. People buy jeans that are already ripped. Just call it "vintage."
If you're like me and keep buying new journals and notebooks when you haven't even used your old journals and notebooks, then this up-cycled gift is perfect for you. Use paint or markers to color the outsides, giving them a fresh new look. And with all the money you saved, you can buy yourself a fresh new look too.
Put those old girl scout braiding techniques to good use with this scarf tutorial. All you need are 2 shirts, which is perfect if you've been meaning to get rid of those wacky ones your grandma bought you. Just make sure you aren't giving this scarf as a gift to her.
This is the perfect way to show off your love of wine while subtly letting everyone know you were a hot-shot athlete growing up. If you weren't an all-star, I guess you could always use your participation trophies too.
I don't know what is more surprising: making a coaster out of clothespins or that people still own clothespins! If you're no longer playing Mary Poppins and hanging clothes up to dry, might we suggest gifting this creation to the rest of your friends?
If you're like me and buy greeting cards for loved ones only to find yourself too busy to send them, then here's the perfect DIY for you. Think of it as a belated Birthday/Holiday/Housewarming gift. Very belated...