DIY: 5 handmade gift ideas

DIY Handmade gifts

When I hear the words Handmade and Personalised, I think of the time, effort, thought and skill that a person has put in to make a gift that’s unique and personal. A while ago, through my Make It Personal series, I had blogged about creating fun, personalised and unique gifts.

Handmade gifts

Though I’ve concluded the series on my blog, it’s been nice to see some interesting handmade gift ideas on other blogs. So, here’s a roundup of some exciting posts on handmade gifts.

DIY 1: Custom Instagram iPad cover

A handmade iPad cover

Asley Hackshaw of Lil Blue Boo  makes this fun Instagram iPad cover. Choose pictures of your favourite fun and happy moments and make a custom iPad cover. It doesn’t even have to be pictures, it could be anything you like. View the tutorial here.

DIY 2: Light of my life

handmade valentine light bulbb

Kate of Kate Pruitt does an amazing job with this valentine light bulb. It’s aptly called ‘light of my life’. This one is my favourite. Check it out here.

DIY 3: Handmade hip diaper bag

handmade diaper bag for mums

Elizabeth Klett of A Mingled Yarn shows how to make a hip diaper bag for new mothers. I prefer this to the standard and staid ones available at most stores. Get more details here.

DIY 4: Clay jewellery dish

handmade clay dish

Lisa Storms at Fiskars has fun with colourful clay dishes that can store jewellery, keys and other odds and ends. Get the details here.

DIY 5: Vintage dog feeder

handmade dog feeder

Julia Custer Norris of Handmade Green created this cute vintage elevated dog feeder. This one is a perfect gift for people with dogs or cats as pets. You can catch the tutorial  at Design Sponge here.


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