Pinterest Fab 4: Homemade Gifts

Mindy Schultz | 08 Nov 2013 | DIY Projects

With the holidays quickly approaching, the spirit of giving is among us now more than ever! As gift giving comes and goes, so does the money in our wallet!  Check out today’s Pinterest Fab 4: Homemade Gifts to learn how to stay in the spirit of giving without breaking the bank.


Candy Cane Sugar Scrub

Sugar Scrubs are the perfect gifts for all teachers, friends and family, and are super easy DIY projects to make! There are tons of recipes/styles on how to create your sugar scrub, but this Candy Cane Sugar Scrub is the perfect holiday find. Learn how to create this holiday mix step-by-step here.

candy cane sugar scrub

DIY Antique Candles

Everyone loves a good smelling candle, but with prices ranging from $10-$20 dollars for one, who wants to spend that? Pinterest has pages upon pages of unique DIY candle making ideas, but this one takes the cake. On top of loving a good ol’ smelling candle, who doesn’t love antiques? Dig out mom’s or grandmas beautiful vintage tea cups to create a one-of-a-kind candle.  Click here for some DIY tips on how to create your very own unique style candles.

diy candles

 DIY Wine Cork Picture Frames

A nice glass of wine is the best relaxer after a long stressful day at work. Many of us (I know I do!) have at least one bottle of wine on the shelf waiting to be enjoyed. This homemade gift will allow your friends and family to cherish memories for years to come. Learn how make your very own wine cork picture frame here.

diy cork picture frame

DIY Instagram Coasters

If you’re obsessed with Instagram like I am, this next DIY Homemade gift idea is perfect for you. Instagram allows the average photographer (like myself) to feel the Leonardo de Vinci of art. Share you beautifully filtered photos with the world with DIY Instagram Coasters. Or, raid a friend’s photos for a surprise gift of their favorite shots.

diy instagram

There are millions of great homemade gift ideas out there, but after searching high and low, these were my favorite Pinterest Fab 4 for homemade gifts.

Also, to see our own Instagram inspiration, be sure to follow us @blindsdotcom.  Hope to see you out there!

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