Monday, September 23, 2013

DIY Gift Ideas

There is nothing like a gift that has been handmade, so here are some easy ideas you can whip up to give for gifts.  The main ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, all you then need are some pretty bottles and jars to put them in.

Body Scrub via Martha Stewart

Flavoured Sugar via Country Living

Bath Fizzies via Martha Stewart

Infused Olive Oils via Just Putzing

Monday, September 16, 2013

Gift Packaging Ideas No. 6

Some more lovely gift wrapping ideas using brown paper or boxes.  Just add some washi tape, twine, stamps, buttons and ribbon and you have a beautiful gift to give.

So simple but so cute!

Box with Washi Tape via En casa de tia Gretel

Stamped paper with button via Craft and Creativity

Brown paper & twine via French Kissed

Monday, September 9, 2013

Mason Jars

I recently came across some mason jars in my local supermarket so set about finding what could be done with them, here's a few ideas.

Soap dispenser, vase and adding a door knob on the jar for decoration all make for some easy DIY.

Soap Dispenser via A Pretty Life

Mason Jar Vase via Cupcakes & Couture
Decorative Jars via That's What We Said

Monday, September 2, 2013

Washi Tape Ideas No. 2

Here are some more clever things to do with washi tape.   Cute bird house key hooks, easy gift wrap, tags, bows and some easy no sew bunting to make.

Bird house key hooks via Torie Jayne

Washi tape wrapping paper & gift tag via Poppytalk

Washi tape bows via I am Doe

Washi tape and Fabric Bunting via Tatertots & Jello