1. Terrarium Kit
It’s like a tiny jungle you can own. Directions here.
2. Painted Camera Strap
For the one person in your life who doesn’t just Instagram everything. Directions here.
5. Decorated Tea Towels
That nobody will ever want to get dirty. Directions here.
6. Nebula Pillow
Because the only thing better than a pillow fight is a SPACE PILLOW FIGHT. Directions here.
11. Artsy Mug
Directions here. Again with the German.
You could also make these easily with a Sharpie.
14. Catnip Feather Toy
For the feline who has everything. Directions here.
15. Painted Pouch
You can put ANYTHING YOU WANT IN IT, like an engagement ring or a Snickers. Directions here.
16. Fabric Painted Mousepad
Adorable baby not included. Directions here.
17. Stamped Tote
You can use potatoes as the stamp! Directions here.
18. Gold Bead Bracelets
Directions here (they’re in German, but ay yo, Google Translate).
20. Homemade Cat Treats
21. Gold Leaf Notebooks
For anyone with thoughts they need to jot down. Directions here.
22. Lana-del-Rey-ified Sunglasses
For divas only. Directions here.
24. Peppermint Sugar Scrub
It looks edible. It is not. Directions here.
25. Honey Lip Balm
It’s nicer than saying “Your entire mouth is gross and chapped.” Directions here.
26. Magnetic Tote Bag
Spell out a crytic message with alphabet letters. Get the tutorial here.
28. Skinny Tie
For a dapper dude. Or a dude who you wish were dapper-er. Directions here.
30. Travel Art Kit
For long car rides (and short ones too). Find out how here.
31. Printed Leather Jewelry
Because sometimes someone just really loves her cat, and you should acknowledge that. Directions here.
33. Handmade Soap
Everyone will be unbelievably impressed and also they will smell however you would like them to, which is really a great deal of power. Directions here.
36. Glitter Bottle Necklaces
Because no matter how many necklaces a person owns, she probably doesn’t have one that’s filled with glitter. Directions here.
37. Jewelry Storage Frame
The perfect place to house all those glitter-filled necklaces. Directions here.
38. Candle Luminaries
These are made from decorative aluminum sheets you can easily find at Home Depot. They’d also make really nice desk organizers or pen holders.
39. Animal Bookends
Because nothing says “I love you” like a bright-blue hippo. Directions here.
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