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Just because the holiday season is over doesn’t mean the gifting season is. For whatever occasion, we’ve curated a list of 5 do-it-yourself gifts for your loved ones that require minimal effort for beautiful results.

Scrabble Coasters

Find a pack of scrabble letters on Amazon to make custom scrabble coasters with words that remind you of your loved one. All you need for this personalized project are scrabble letters, a cork tile, super glue, and an X-Acto knife.

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Personalized Door Mat

Whether there’s a new home-owner in your life or newlyweds, this gift is the perfect congratulations. All you need for this project is a doormat, stencils, and waterproof paint.


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Cutting Board Tablet Holder

The gift perfect for the tech-savvy home chef in your life. You need a cutting board and an extra slab of wood for this DIY.

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Gold Champagne Flutes

Because there’s always something to celebrate. All you need are champagne flutes, non-toxic gold paint, painters tape, and a ziploc bag. Add a bottle of bubbly for an extra flair.

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Homemade Limoncello

Have a cocktail lover in your life? Grab your lemons, preferred vodka, granulated sugar, and a swing-top bottle for a simple, guaranteed accepted gift. Feel free to pair with a bottle of champagne.

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