Forget the shop bought gifts, make someone feel extra special on their birthday by handcrafting a thoughtful present. From homemade soy candles to DIY terrariums, show your loved ones just how much they mean to you by getting creative with these 8 birthday gift ideas.
This unique gifting idea is thoughtful and guaranteed to make them smile. You can choose flowers you think they’ll love and capture a moment in time. Once pressed, the flowers can be placed into a frame or even a phone case!
DIY Photo Frame
Add some personality to a photo frame for a sentimental birthday gift. Whether it’s a lick of paint or gluing on some gorgeous beach shells, this unique idea is the gift that keeps on giving.
Homemade Soy Candle
Give the gift of relaxation with a home-crafted candle. It’s easier than you think, with instructions and tutorials available online. Enjoy picking out the essential oil fragrance that your special someone will love!
Test your baking skills with some homemade jam! Easy to make in 5 simple steps, with lots of online recipe and tutorials to take you through the step-by-step process. Choose a flavour you know they’ll love and accessorise the jar with a ribbon and bow for a special touch.
Hand Crafted Jewellery
Make someone smile on their special day by gifting them a piece of hand-crafted jewellery. Beaded bracelets are currently trending, so try getting your hands on a simple beading kit to make your custom accessory.
Home Baked Cookies
Time to bake up a batch, because nothing says Happy Birthday better than a box of baked goods! Decorate them in style with choc chips or icing for a productive morning of fun.
Show off your green fingers with DIY terrariums! All you need to do is recycle a glass jar and add the soil, rocks and plant. A thoughtful gift that makes a perfect addition to a home or office space.
Hand-crafted Wall Painting
Upgrade their wall with a hand-crafted painting. Grab a cup of tea and few paint colours, and you can settle down for a relaxing afternoon of painting. Not sure what to paint? Get googling to feel inspired!
Let us know if any of these ideas inspired your creativity! We’d love to hear so leave us a message in the comments below xx