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DIY Gifts - Good Tutorials

Updated on May 12, 2015

Good Tutorials = Even Better DIY Gifts

Good tutorials for diy gifts make do it yourself gifts even better! :) The variety of gift tutorials shown on this page were selected to inspire you and for your enjoyment. Have fun!

By the way, the tutorial to make this colorful spoon keepsake folk art (or a similar diy gift) can be found here at my blog, Sallygoodin. I think it's a pretty good tutorial too. :)

Good Tutorials for DIY Gifts Love Note Pillows
Good Tutorials for DIY Gifts Love Note Pillows | Source

Gift For Your Love

A Good Tutorial

You'll find a very good tutorial for these charming love note pillows created by Alisa Burke here. "I love you" diy gifts are perfect for Valentine's Day or any day to show someone you care.

DIY Mesh Beach Bag

How-To Make This Beach Tote
How-To Make This Beach Tote | Source

DIY Gift an Awesome Beach Bag

This is a REALLY GOOD Tutorial!

If I must say so myself......this mesh beach bag was designed and sewn by me. I've made a tutorial with step by step photos to help you along. I think this would make an excellent DIY gift for anyone who lives near a beach or who plans to visit one soon. (As a bonus, this lightweight material packs up like a breeze and sifts the sand nicely!

Click here for the tutorial.

DIY Gift Kits - include good tutorials! :)

Jacquard Tie Dye Kit
Jacquard Tie Dye Kit

Perfect diy gift for learning the art of tie dye.


Handwritten Recipe Tea Towels - One of a Kind DIY Gift

DIY Gifts - Handwritten Recipe Tea Towel
DIY Gifts - Handwritten Recipe Tea Towel

Creative lady, Emma Jeffery of Hello Beautiful turned her grandmother's handwritten recipes into one of a kind very charming tea towels. She guest posts on Spoonflower, and show us how its done. Have a look!

(Photo credit Emma Jeffery)

Etched Glass DIY Gift Tutorial
Etched Glass DIY Gift Tutorial

Visit this Glass Etching Tutorial

to make a DIY gift perfect for a housewarming.

Ashley of Make It and Love It shows how easy it is to make personalized DIY gifts using clear glass and etching cream. (No more losing casserole dishes at the next potluck, right?) See the tutorial here.

(Photo credit Ashley at Make It and Love It)

Glass Etching Cream and Stencils

Armour Etch 15-0250 Cream, 22-Ounce
Armour Etch 15-0250 Cream, 22-Ounce

This is the etching cream you'll need to use in a convenient 22 ounce size.

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A Good Tutorial for String Wall Art

DIY Gifts for Someone Special

The blog, Green Wedding Shoes, shares this fun string art tutorial. Using her very thorough (and clever) tutorial, you could basically string art any shape or word. Something like this would be an incredible DIY gift, don't you think?

(Photo credit Green Wedding Shoes)

Handmade Chalk Tutorial - DIY Gifts for Kids

DIY Gifts Sidewalk Chalk Tutorial
DIY Gifts Sidewalk Chalk Tutorial

What kid wouldn't love these big chunky pieces of handmade sidewalk chalk? (I wish this good tutorial had been available when I had little ones at home.) See how Michelle Vackar at Oh My! Handmade Goodness shares the tutorial to create these fun diy gifts here to bring out the budding artist in your kid.

(Photo credit Michelle Vackar)

Don't forget Plaster of Paris and tempera paint to make your sidewalk chalk.

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