This year like never before, it's impossible to escape from homemade Christmas gifts. The home made trend is nowadays obvious, as much in terms of gastronomy, decoration as ready-to-wear. We no longer order our petit fours, we simmer them with love just as we passionately work on their decor or the making of fashion accessories. Home made is the expression of the gift of oneself and shows a very particular attention for the Other. DIY requires for an exceptional gift and a creative Christmas!
Gourmet gift home made
To combine greed and creativity, the chocolate candy to offer for Christmas is now prepared at home. Whether white, dark or milk, chocolate goes well with dried fruit, candied orange or an ounce of alcohol. Without forgetting the spices for a very trendy divine association. It remains to make papillotes to individually cover these little wonders in their festive dress. Tissue paper, markers, glitter and a good dose of imagination are essential for a successful home made gift. In the same vein, but to be reserved for the older ones, the house liqueur can make the finest palates travel. Originating from Malta, liqueur 44 is made from sugar, orange peel, coffee beans and fruit liqueur. It must macerate for forty-four days before being tasted ... in moderation is understood. Passionate handymen and do-it-yourselfers can create a small wooden box covered with red felt strewn with gold stars where the bottle of home made liquor will curl up until Christmas.
Home decor for DIY enthusiasts: home made gifts are popular
If you want to offer a loved one a unique gift, there is no shortage of decor ideas. With a good dose of imagination and according to the aptitudes of each one, it is possible to make oneself a customized luminaire inlaid with crystal rhinestones, a collage frame or a photo frame. For a fan of indoor plants, a decorated watering can will combine business with pleasure. Watercolors, oil, blood or charcoal drawings are also home made gifts to offer without moderation. The most gifted can without hesitation embark on the decoration of a jewelry box, a trivet in raw wood, or even a storage pouffe-chest to paint by hand.
Needlework for a trendy gift
Slipping under the king of the forest illuminated with a knitted gift is a delicate touch. Knitting is back in fashion, passionate about needlework is spoiled for choice to offer an original gift. Hat, scarf, snood and cardigan are always very appreciated to face the frost. For little ones, cuddly bears to cuddle and doll clothes are endless. For older children, the embroiderers can customize their glasses case, smartphone cover, delicately scented lavender bags or even beautifully embroidered bed linen. Interior decoration objects are knitted or crocheted too! Bonbonnière, lace cushion cover, even plaid in velvet wool and trapilho carpet are all personal and unique gifts that will inevitably please. Our practical decoration videos