Category Archives: DIY gift ideas

Galaxy Star Dishes

Create your own dreamy dishes to hold rings, office supplies, and other trinkets

I recently went to a good friend’s wedding that was so beautiful, I was totally inspired. They’re both aerospace engineers who work for a company that builds rocket ships, so there was a lot of space themed things going on. The tables were each named after constellations and the place markers were little star cookie cutters. I decided to make use of those cookie cutters and create these space themed jewelry dishes.

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Soap Making

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Every once in a while, my mom and I get together and make soap using the cold process method. It’s very precise and would definitely be frustrating if I attempted it by myself, but I love making the soap as a team. If you’re not up to the complication and the chemicals, there is so much you can do with melt-and-pour soaps! Here are some great ideas.

Geo Soaps

Geo Soaps

Make some colorful soap that looks like a geode! It’s a super easy method that doesn’t require any special molds, just some plastic cups!

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Make Your Own Clocks

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I don’t know what it is about me, but I can’t be in a room that doesn’t have a clock. I can totally forget about it and get lost in whatever I’m doing if it’s there, but when I’m curious about the time, it’s all-consuming. That’s why I think I’ll need to make a few of these clock crafts. Making a clock is easier than you think!

Large Wonderful Wall Clock

Large Wonderful Wall Clock

I love this clock because it makes a huge statement, but it’s more about the art that surrounds those tiny clock hands rather than the time-keeper itself. I love the layers that you build up too.

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Make Your Own Softies

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It seems like every child has that one stuffed animal or blanket that they take with them everywhere. I have this strange dream to make that animal for a friend or family member’s child. It’s a little weird, but I think I’ve got some good starting points!

Design Your Own Monster Stuffie

Kids can draw their own monsters and you bring them to life! Who wouldn’t love to show off their own monster creation?

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Yarn Wrapped Letters

By Kids’ Crafts Contributor Rachel from the blog Doodle and Stitch.

Decorate and recycle with this easy monogram craft

These yarn wrapped letters are a great way to decorate your bedroom and add a personalised touch. You could even create a whole name, which would make a lovely gift.

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