When You’ve got a loved one’s birthday coming up, you’re bound to want to get them something special. A homemade gift is a fantastic way to show someone you care, and there are plenty of options to choose from. For five neat ideas, check out these.
1 . Photo Collage
First up, a photo collage is the perfect gift for someone special in your life. It couldn’t be simpler to put together; all you need to do is print out all your favourite snaps and buy a nice big frame. Arrange the photographs as artistically as you can (and maybe add a few decorative touches too)!
- Bake A Cake
A tasty homemade cake is a fab gift, and there are several recipe apps you can use to get the best ideas.
- Cake & Baking Recipes: The Cake & Baking Recipes app has plenty of free and delicious recipes. Here you’ll find recipes for pies, muffins, cheesecakes, cookies, and more. Each recipe comes with simple instructions and photographs so that it couldn’t be simpler to make something tasty. From Cream Caramel Cake to Amaretto Cake and Peach Melba Cheesecake, this app has got plenty of tasty treats.
- Perfect Bake: Using the Perfect Bake app, you can access step by step guides to help you create the cake’s of your dreams! The app was designed for use with the Perfect Bake scale. You don’t even need to measure anything; as you add your ingredients in real-time, the virtual bowl fills up and notifies you of the right measurements.
- DIY Bath Bombs
Feeling a little creative? Why not have a go at making some cute DIY bath bombs for your loved one. You’ll need ingredients such as epsom salt, baking soda, almond oil, coloring pigment, essential oils, and a mold (to shape your bath bombs). You should add your dry ingredients to a bowl and stir them together. Next, you can add the oils and pigment. For a super relaxing bath bomb, try essential oils like lavender or peppermint. For more DIY bath bomb ideas and tips, check out this link.
- Decorate A Mug
A simple but a lovely idea, buy yourself a plain white mug and some paints, and paint your loved one a beautiful gift. Acrylic paint is the best paint to use, these water-based paints can be applied directly to ceramics, and there’s no need to fire them in a kiln afterward. When you’re decorating a mug, it can be a great idea to plan your design first. Planning your design can help you to ensure that you create something you are really happy with.
- Homemade Candle
Last up, homemade candles make a fantastic gift, and there are plenty of candle making sets you can buy to create them. When you are choosing your sets and ingredients, it’s best to choose those that use soy or vegetable wax (as these are more eco-friendly).
Once you’ve made a gorgeous homemade gift, why not add an extra touch with a cute balloon? A balloon in a box is a great birthday idea, no matter how old you are!