Did you know that Americans spent over $687 billion on holiday retail items in 2017? It is projected that that number will only increase this year, too. It is easy to get wrapped up in holiday spending, but it is possible to spend less. Check out these fun DIY gifts for the people in your life. They are simple and are sure to bring holiday cheer!
Have you ever received a tied fleece blanket? Now’s your chance to make one yourself! Stop by your local craft store and pick up fleece for a steal. Look at the different patterns to add a personal touch, too. See instructions here.
Create A Marvelous Monogram
While you’re at the craft store, look for the initial of the person you are creating a gift for. Grab glue, paint, yarn, beads, sparkles, or whatever else you find to decorate it. Show your creativity with a fancy first initial.
Show Your Grill Love
Every family has a “grill master.” Show some appreciation for yours with a handmade utensil holder It’s simple, fun and useful. This craft allows for optimal customization, too!
Not sure what to do with those old chip cans? We do. Wrap them in decorative paper with a few bows and frills, bake your best cookies, and you have a fun and delicious gift to bring to your next holiday party.
Dual Purpose Bracelet
Looking to make something for the adventurous, outdoors person in your life? Try a survival bracelet. This can cost less than $3 and be made in less than 20 minutes. Simple, right? All you need is a parachute cord, a lighter, and scissors.
What is your favorite holiday DIY project? Let us know!