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15 Awesome DIY Gifts That Won't Break The Bank

Definitely a step up from the macaroni picture frames you gave to your mom as a kid.

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1. A bed for your pet.

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Show some love to your favorite furry pal. All you need is an old sweater and two cushions (one will be used whole and you'll take the stuffing out of the other one). Check out the complete tutorial here.

4. This seriously awesome shark towel.

To make it, you'll need a big grey towel and two other small ones (one white and one gray). You don't have to be a sewing expert to make your shark because the process is actually really easy. Tutorial here.


7. A phone holder inspired by your favorite animal (or dinosaur).

The only thing you'll have to spend money on to make this gift is the suction cup to hold up the phone; other than that, all you need is a figurine of your favorite animal and the courage to cut it in half. :(

Here's the tutorial.

8. A lamp made of books to put on your night table.

BOOKS <3 You just need a handheld drill, a lightbulb, and some vintage-looking books. It only takes a few minutes to make and it's the ideal gift for your book-loving friend. Check out the tutorial here.


9. This mask for resting your eyes after a long day.

They'll be super-grateful to you for this gift. Seriously. With a pretty fabric, some rice, and a teaspoon of herbs, you'll be able to give someone something that they'll dream of coming home to after a long day at work. Check how to do it here.


This post was translated from Spanish.