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10 Pinterest do-it-yourself gifts for the holiday season


As I mentioned a couple weeks ago in our Pinterest Pitfalls article, Pinterest has become a go-to-resource for do-it-yourselfer projects and creative inspiration. And there’s no shortage of gift ideas you can come up with for the upcoming holiday season.

Giving a handcrafted gift can not only be easier on the wallet, but, more importantly, it also carries with it a special touch of love and friendship.  We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 projects for your lucky gift recipient’s home. There are a few specifically for guys and gals as well — We hope you enjoy this list of unique gifts!

DIY Gifts for the Home

For the Techy Chef

Check out this really cool, cutting board iPad Holder! Your favorite chef will love this gadget holder while they’re cooking up their next delectable meal!

For Cherished Family Recipes

How about commemorating your family’s most cherished recipe with this great cutting board? Make it a permanent staple in all your siblings’ kitchens.

For the Front Door

Every entertainer knows that making a first impression is important. There are several DIY doormat ideas – easy to customize with a flare for each of your recipients!

For the Backyard

Backyard games are all the rage. From corn hole to ladder golf to lawn darts, they are all a blast to play when you’re having a backyard party. Check out this post on how to make Giant Jenga for your backyard entertainer.

For the Clean Freak

For the gift recipient that always has a clean and fresh home, why not assemble and give them an all-natural cleaning kit? You know it will be a gift they will use!

DIY Gifts for Her

For the Gadget Gal

Now-a-days, with all of the tech in everyone’s life, the nightstand can get a bit cluttered what with jewelry, watches and such added into the mix. Organize with this cool DIY bedside valet.

For the Bedazzled Beauty

Speaking of jewelry, for your sister or best friend that is always sporting her latest dazzling accessories, help her keep it all organized with chic jewelry cove.

For Him

For Mr. Fixit

The tool bench for your typical do-it-yourselfer is a special place in his garage. Help him keep it organized with this manly multi-tape dispenser – made with a saw blade for cutting!

For the Sports Fan

Your armchair quarterback will love this custom “man-caddy” for watching the game. There’s never enough space for drinks at the Sunday family BBQ, so this unique gift includes an area to keep their beer, soda or coffee mug safe!


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