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10 Festive Little DIY’s That Actually Make Wonderful Holiday Gifts

Here’s a novel idea: Instead of spending Saturday at the mall with the strung-out masses, why not spend it in the cozy comfort of your home crafting holiday gifts this year? Here are ten festive little DIY presents that will truly be appreciated (unlike those failed bath bombs circa 2006).

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Denim Cookie Cutter Ornaments

A chic and practical use for those jeans you’ve been meaning to toss. 

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Gold Leaf Clay Ring Bowl

Go ahead: Use the leftovers to make one of these lovely catchalls for yourself. 

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Scented Pinecones

Clean, then treat with cinnamon oil for versatile decor cum potpourri. 

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Coastal Rope Coasters

The perfect perch for all those festive holiday cocktails

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Mason Jar Snow Globes

Who wouldn’t welcome this nostalgic addition to their holiday mantel? 

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Polymer Clay Christmas Ornaments

These pretty inscribed disks (to be used either as a coaster or ornament) couldn’t be easier. 

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Handmade Shell Candles

Magical tablescape accents for your Christmas-by-the-beach-ers.  

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Snowy Mountain Garland

Tasteful, whimsical and inclusive (aka the best kind of festive).

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Lace Plates

Peppermint candies would look so very catalogue in these pretty vessels

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