Unique Homemade Birthday Gifts
Giving a unique homemade birthday gift is a personal and thoughtful present you can give to those that are especially close to you. They are extremely suitable for people who already have everything and are impossible to gift and if you are short on cash. Use your creativity and imagination and make a beautiful and heartwarming gift.
A few things to take into consideration; think ahead and make a budget and the necessary shopping, plan according to your skills and lastly but not least think about the person you are giving the gift to, about what they mean to you, your memories together and their likes and passions. Food related gifts are delicious and caring and will make anybody happy. If you are a skilled cook or baker there is no limit to what you can cook up. Make for instance cake lollypops for children; bake a simple cake, crumble it and shape it into balls and then dip them in chocolate or any other frosting. You could make funny faces on them or any other shapes and make a child giggle with joy as they eat these tasty treats.
With a treat in a jar you can give a really unique homemade birthday gift. Put all the necessary dry ingredients into a beautiful jar. Close it with a lid and put a bow around it and attach a printed recipe to be used for making the dish. You could make a mix for spicy mocha, chocolate chip cookies, muffins or herbed rice.
Make a special birthday gift to a family member or to a close friend with a scrapbook. You could buy or make a photo album and then start adding pictures, trinkets, ticket stubs and any kind of decorations you want to make it beautiful. You could add a tagging voice recorder and record a short story for each photo or item you added to the scrapbook.
For a new mother you could make a clay baby foot imprint and frame it. You could also make a fleece blanket for the baby. If you know to sow and knit there is a variety of things you could make like finger puppets, baby boots, quilts, mittens, throw pillows or hats. Add a funny print to a throw pillow and make a unique gift for your best friend.
There are a variety of kits that will help you make homemade jewelry. You could for instance make earrings or brooches from shrink plastic, which will give you the possibility to make it into vibrant colors and unique and fun shapes. You could also make paper and felt jewelry like origami crane earrings or beautiful and elegant flower boutonnieres.
Make a unique memory box by getting a plain wooden box and decorating it; you could paint it or glue small decorative items or memory related trinkets. You could make a jewelry box out of an egg carton with a little paint and some glitter.11