This is a contributed post.
Thinking what to buy a friend for their birthday present can often take you some time. Especially if you have known this particular friend for a long time, as you won’t want to buy them something that you have gotten them previous years. It certainly takes a lot of brainpower to try to think of new and unique gifts every year! But there is one great idea that gives you the chance to gift them something totally unique, that they will absolutely love – you just need to make your own homemade gift! Ready to get crafty? Here are some fab ideas for cute crafty presents.
If you need to buy a present for a friend’s baby or toddler, you could always make them a cute stuffed animal or teddy bear. All you might need for this is a Singer Futura sewing and embroidery. You will be able to find lots of kits and patterns online. But if you have been sewing for a number of years already, you might feel confident to create your own patterns and invent a really fun toy!
If you know that your friend is a very house proud person, they will really appreciate some gifts that they can use around the house. So how about making them some sweet decor pieces? For instance, you could make them some pretty aluminum foil yarn flower ornaments! In fact, you will find that there are loads of options when it comes to making decorative items. If you love doodling, you could even paint or illustrate them a picture that they could frame and hang on their wall.
You can also get crafty in the kitchen and make your friend some delicious treats and candies. You will be able to find a variety of recipes online. To make this gift look the part, you could make a display for them. For instance, wrap them in some clear plastic and tie it together with a beautiful bow. This will make it look like you bought it from a high-class confectionary shop. I’m sure your friend will be super impressed!
Hats And Mittens
If you are a keen knitter, you could always make your friend a hat and a pair of mittens for their birthday. This is a great present if their birthday is coming up in the next few weeks, as they will probably need lots of hats and mittens to see them through the last few cold weeks before spring! These also make fabulous Christmas presents. Actually, if you start right now, you could make a few sets for different friends and relatives in time for next Christmas! So what are you waiting for? It’s time to dig out your knitting needles right now!
As you can see, there is a wide range of gifts and presents that you can make yourself for your friends’ birthdays. If you get super good at it, you could even open your own Etsy shop and make a little extra cash from your crafts!