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7 Great DIY Gift Ideas from Gina Designs

For as long as I can remember, when the holidays come around, I get to crafting for family, friends, colleagues and teachers. Here are some of my favorite gift idea DIYs that we've done on the blog over the past year. Check them out, Pin them and show your loved ones some DIY love that they'll actually like!

These Birds Nest Necklaces are great for moms (match the number of beads to the number of kids they have) and look equally cool with one awesome bead.

 Wrap beads in wire loosely and slide on to leather necklace.

Wrap beads in wire loosely and slide on to leather necklace.

These Photo Magnets are only limited by your imagination! Use craft paper, newspaper, photos of kids or even a cool skyline and you'll be done in minutes!

 Photo Magnet DIY Gift Idea

Photo Magnet DIY Gift Idea

And these Sweet Silhouettes are a great gift for kids but would also look cute with adults or pets!

 Silhouette Materials

Silhouette Materials

We ladies can always use Hair Ties & Colorful Bobby Pins. For the ties we used wooden beads and buttons and we painted the bobby pins with nail polish!

 We decided to package our creations together. A chevron stamp and "Made with Love From," made our project gift giving ready. That said, we were sure to make enough for ourselves. (I'm wearing my bead tie as I type). Fun & easy project. Give it a try!

We decided to package our creations together. A chevron stamp and "Made with Love From," made our project gift giving ready. That said, we were sure to make enough for ourselves. (I'm wearing my bead tie as I type). Fun & easy project. Give it a try!

We've all seen these Mustache Mugs but they are still cute. We tried other designs but quickly learned that these will look as good as you can draw and/or print on a curved surface. Mustaches were easy enough for us all to do. Mugs done with Sharpies and porcelain markers should be hand washed.

 We liked our mustache mugs the best!

We liked our mustache mugs the best!

I use my fabulous Brightly Colored Spoons everyday. You do need to note that they should be hand washed. But then again, you should hand wash your wooden spoons anyway, so there!

 The final product: Spoons get Prettified!

The final product: Spoons get Prettified!

We made these great Totes and Napkins (napkin photos on the link) with stamps and stencils. So much fun!

 my hand stamped tote

my hand stamped tote

Next week we'll look at some great holiday garland ideas! Get to craftin'!