DIY Holiday Gift Roundup

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Handmade gifts are some of my most favorite to give and get!  There’s something about the love and time put into a gift that makes it all the more fun.  With 2 weeks left till Christmas, there’s still plenty of time left for a handmade gift (or several!).  Plus, handmade gifts are often much easier on the shrinking gift budget.

I’ve compiled a list of some super simple DIY gifts that your kids, sisters or friends would LOVE.  Time to get cracking!

For the LADIES…

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Do you DIE over this mug?  Check out Like the Cheese for more great travel mug ideas using vinyl!

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This awesome post has links to 15 different darling headband tutorials!  Let’s hear it for dirty hair days!

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A gift package in a cute apothecary jar??  Genius!!  Wal-mart has these for super cheap and who doesn’t love glass jars??

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I LOVE CUTE CLUTCHES!  I would go crazy if someone made me one of these!

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You can even make someone on your list a handmade pencil skirt!  This video makes it foolproof…plus you only need to know a basic idea of the size, not exact measurements!

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For the KIDS…

Can a girl ever have too many lip glosses?  I think NOT!  Love this tutorial for making your own.

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I’ve made two of the Rollie Pollie bean bags and my kids use them daily!  Get the pattern and instructions here!

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There’s something about hanging chairs and swings – kids LOVE them!  This one looks super easy.

cape-and-logo-patternI made superhero capes for my older boys probably 7 years ago and they’ve been worn to rags!  Now Finn, my 2 year old, plays with them daily.  This post has some cute logos!

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I’ve also made similar crayon/paper holders for all my kids and for many gifts – they’re always big hits, especially for road trips and church!

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WHY have I not seen this before???  Another perfect road trip or church idea…keep those dang Legos off the floor!  Lol.

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This darling tutorial is full of tips and tricks on how to wrangle tulle and how to make the perfect dress-up tutu!  I’ve made one for my girls and they just can’t prance enough!

I hope that gives you some ideas for some last minute, affordable gifts.  Check out my pinterest page for two separate DIY gift boards…one for kids and adults!

 

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