Making gifts for a special occasion is a great way to show
someone how much you care, as well as a fantastic way to save a
bit of money.
Sometimes it can be tricky coming up with good ideas, that
are unique and will be appreciated by the recipient. So, we
have compiled a load of great homemade gift ideas, that are
thoughtful and classy. We've spent hours trawling through DIY
tutorials and beautiful craft blogs to bring to you the
definitive collection of homemade gift ideas.
Browse gift ideas by occasion, by person or by type, to find
the perfect present for that special someone. Handmade
Christmas presents, gift wrapping solutions, wedding
anniversary present plans and tips on what to make for your
Easy and Simple
You don't need to get overly complicated when you are
creating something; the best ideas are the simplest ones. So,
most of our projects are easy homemade gift ideas that you can
complete at home with no special skills required!
A simple hand painted or printed tea towel, or a cushion
with the receiver's initials embroidered into it. Or even a bag
of chocolate truffles. These simple ideas are often the most
useful and appreciated presents on any special
Save Money, Be
It's great to save money and start being more creative, some
of the most thoughtful presents start with inexpensive homemade
gift ideas. It needn't cost you a fortune to put a smile on
someone's face, it just needs time and a bit of creative
But be careful to plan each present out, and don't buy
more than you need and get too carried away, or you run the
risk of spending more on your homemade gift, than if you had
bought one! Take the time to plan out how much every little
thing will cost, so there are no unfortunate surprises.
By making all your handmade gifts, you can be sure that you
will be getting them a really unique homemade gift that they
will cherish for years to come. You can put your own finishing
touches to the items you make, so that
they may always know who made such a fantastic
Sew in the recipient's initials, add a 'Made By' tag and
embellish with a sweet vintage looking gift tag with a
thoughtful phrase and your best wishes written on the back. Use
all your memories and knowledge of the person to create a
wonderful gift that they will really enjoy.
No matter what you make, create a few practice ones to begin
with so that you can edit the design until you are satisfied
with it. It's often very simple solutions that will make
something look classy, like adding a ribbon when you wrap it,
or adding a cute homemade gift tag.
Make fantastic professional looking homemade gifts by
researching for ideas online, and by going to your local
craft shops and sales. Or, if you really aren't the crafting
type, you can buy handmade presents at online craft emporiums
and local craft boutiques.