30 DIY Gift Ideas

Happy Friday!

Do you have all your holiday presents ready? I don't. Blame it on an unfortunate tendency to procrastinate- especially around the holidays. Luckily, I can be super productive and energized under last minute pressure, so I'll be using the weekend to make all the gifts I'm missing. Yay for DIY!

Here are my current 30 favorite DIY gift ideas, for her, for him and for kids.


1. How to make your own solid perfume
2. DIY striped rope basket
3. DIY copper bar earrings
4. DIY dyed napkins
5. DIY yoga bag
6. DIY no sew floral apron
7. DIY spa kit
8. DIY lemon skin balm
9. Homemade jasmine perfume
10. DIY raw stone and silver pendant necklace

More DIY gift ideas for her right here!


1. DIY beard oil
2. DIY leather (or faux leather) cord organizer
3. DIY wooden bow tie
4. DIY beer crate
5. DIY tripod camping stool
6. Flavored salts recipes
7. DIY personalized keychains
8. How to make a zippered travel pouch
9. A recipe for citrus honey scotch ale soap
10. DIY hair pomade


1. Needle felted cat sweater
2. DIY ombre jenga
3. DIY little madam cushion
4. DIY photo blocks
5. DIY no sew kids apron (from a $1 dish towel!)
6. Make a felt stick unicorn
7. DIY chalkboard city blocks
8. DIY cork drum and wooden drumsticks
9. DIY Kids' adventure-ready backpack
10. Make your own sidewalk chalk

Have a wonderful weekend!

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Free Printable Gift Tags and Cards from Free People

Things that I love include:
- Holidays
- Free printables
- Wrapping gifts and sending snail mail
- Free people
- Pretty designs

So of course, what's not to love about free printable holiday gift tags and cards from Free People? Pick your favorites or download them all- they're even prettier in full size!


Mistletoe Card
Mistletoe Tags

Peace & Love Tags

Happy printing and happy gift wrapping!

12 DIY Holiday Decor and Ornaments

Happy Friday!

I still can't believe it's already that time of the year again, but I'm starting to really feel the winter holiday spirit. I'm looking forward to tackling a holiday decor DIY project or two over the weekend, and thought I'd share my current favorites!

5 DIY Ornaments

1. DIY Botanical Ornament from The Crafted Life
2. DIY Himmeli Ornaments from A Pair and a Spare
3. DIY Gemstone Ornaments from Jade and Fern
4. DIY Cactus Ornaments from Vintage Revivals
5. DIY Balsa Wood Baubles from Fall for DIY

7 Holiday Decor DIY Projects

1. Mini Cranberry Place Cards from Say Yes
2. Stove Top Potpourri from Delia Creates
3. Copper Candles from The Merrythought
4. Citrus Candles from Kittenhood
5. Tea Light Paper Houses from Craft and Creativity
6. Dried Orange & Cinnamon Garland from House of Ernest
7. Wood Bead Snowflake from Tinsel + Trim

For more inspiration on ornaments and holiday decor DIY projects, check out 2013 and 2012 roundups- oldies but goodies.

Have a wonderful weekend!