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7 Holi-DIY Gifts

Nov 23, 2016
The holidays are a wonderful time of year, bringing families together in the spirit of peace and love. But shopping during the holiday season? Decidedly not wonderful. Save yourself a trip to an overcrowded mall playing Mariah Carey on repeat and try making some presents this year. We’ve found several DIY gifts from a few of top bloggers that are sure to put a smile on friends’ and family members’ faces. Check ‘em out below and show loved ones how much you care.

Cute Cacti - You can use these sweet creations from A Beautiful Mess as pin cushions or just set them about your home and office to bring a bit of cheer into every space. We love how colorful and kid-friendly they are! Get the tutorial here.

A Beautiful Mess

Bomb Balm - Winter can be so hard on our skin. Treat a pal to some moisturizing lip balm, courtesy of The Merry Thought. They’ve got recipes for a few different flavors, including Orange Lime, Grapefruit, and Lavender Mint (yum!). Get the tutorial here.

The Merry Thought

Wonderful Whale - Now this is a whale of a gift! One Dog Woof shows us how to make a sweet plushy that’s perfect for all ages. Get the tutorial here.

One Dog Woof

Sweet Salts - Know someone who needs a little help relaxing? These Grapefruit Rosemary Bath Salts from Homey Oh My are just the thing! Get the tutorial here.

Homey Oh My

Festive Flutes - These stylish flutes from Kristi Murphy are the perfect way to toast the season. Not only are they sure to receive a smile when unwrapped on the 25th, they also make a lovely hostess gift for holiday parties. Get the tutorial here.

Kristi Murphy

Great Game - We’re huge fans of Almost Makes Perfect’s take on the classic board game Guess Who. Substitute the classic characters with friends, family members, cartoon characters or famous people. The possibilities and the fun are endless! Get the tutorial here.

Almost Makes Perfect

Cool Candles - Surprise friends and family members with sweet scents to make the holiday season brighter. These soy peppermint candles from A Pumpkin & A Princess are sure to add a little whimsy to any holiday scene. Get the full tutorial here.

A Pumpkin & A Princess

We hope these DIY projects help up your gift giving game this holiday season. For more festive ideas, be sure to follow @HomeShows on Twitter and Instagram and @homeandgardenevents on Facebook. Happy holidays from the Marketplace Events team!

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