Saturday, December 3, 2016

12 DIY Gift Ideas for Christmas

  Merry Christmas! Aren't you excited about Christmas? I am! Something fun to do for Christmas is make gifts... Here are 12 fun gift ideas that it's not too late to make!! And if you have any ideas that aren't listed in this post, comment below!!

  Who wouldn't like a plate of fudge? And it's pretty easy to make. You could do good old plain chocolate (recipe for chocolate fudge-CHOCOLATE FUDGE) or you could try something new like M&M Cookie Dough Stuffed Fudge

2. An apron
There are many apron patterns on Pinterest. Imagine making it, and folding it up real nice, wrapping it with a big bow.. Or a with a spatula? Here's an apron pattern from right on Flowersinmybasket!EASY DIY APRON SIZES 6-10
3. Cinnamon Sugared Pecans
Here's another one from Flowersinmybasket- cinnamon sugared pecans. They  are easy to prepare, and would make a great gift. Find the recipe HERE!

4. A doll dress
 Here is a basic doll dress pattern:HERE. You can find many more online.
  This year, I got to try French macarons for the first time, and I am going to try to make some this year for Christmas. Here is a basic recipe:Basic Recipe for Macarons, but if you look on Pinterest, you will find many flavors such as chocolate cherry, tiramisu, and more.

6. Cookie Mix-Gift in a Jar 
  This is a fun one to make! And easy, too. Just measure and lay the ingredients in the jar,top, and label-voila! Here's the recipe for the one pictured: RECIPE

7.A Candle
  Candles can be easy to make, and serve as a nice, simple gift. Here is the one pictured:Peppermint Candle

8. A Cup
  There are lots of nice ideas online for decorating mugs. Here's the one in the picture.
9.Peppermint Candy Spoons-yum!
These look good! Click here for the recipe!
  There are lots of soap recipes, from oatmeal, to lavender, to chocolate mint. Here's the recipe for this one!   

11. Signs
  You can make anyone a sign, just be creative! There are some complicated ones I'm sure, but you probably can find some pretty simple ones too. LINK

12.Lotion/Body Butter
  Last but not least, lotion. There are lots of lotion recipes on Pinterest, including this Gingerbread Body Butter Recipe that would make great gifts.

                                                                                     Have fun gifting! Merry Christmas!
                                                                                 Laura@ Flowersinmybasket



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