Is New Year coming soon? Everyone can make gifts with their own hands for the holiday. You just need to find the area in which you can apply your skills and abilities. Do not think that a handmade thing will look bad. After all, you will spend time and effort on its manufacture. And this fact will certainly be highly appreciated by a caring person.
One of the options for a New Year's gift, made with your own hands, can be pastries. You can make a great cake. For example, bake "Napoleon". Many people think that creating a culinary masterpiece is difficult. Nothing like this. Making a cake is time consuming, but there is nothing complicated in the recipe. If you want to surprise your friends, you can present them with a gingerbread house. It is not difficult to create such a culinary masterpiece. Find a recipe for gingerbread, bake large cakes and cut out figures according to pre-drawn patterns. You can fasten the blanks to each other with the help of glaze. By the way, you can buy it in anyconfectionery shop. You can create fancy decorations with a pastry bag. If the above gift options seem too complicated for you, bake cookies. Even an inexperienced cook can do it. You can decorate funny figurines with confectionery glaze or whipped cream.
Candles and candlesticks
Handmade New Year's gifts can be decorative. Such gifts are especially liked by girls. You can make your own candles. Of what? From wax or paraffin. It can be purchased at craft stores. Melt the wax and add color pigment to it. Then pour the liquid into silicone molds, insert a wick into the center and wait until the substance hardens. You can decorate such a candle with cinnamon sticks, spruce branches or coffee.
What else can you make a New Year's gift with your own hands? Candlestick. It can be given with or without a homemade candle. What can a candlestick be made of? Today, crafts of this kind from glasses are popular. To create such a product, you should turn the glass container upside down and make the bottom out of cardboard. Inside the glass, you can put a toy Christmas tree and artificial foam snow. A candle should be placed on the top of such a candlestick, which will be the stem of the glass.
Wreath on the door
If you like to do needlework, then a great gift for the New Year, yourhand made, there will be something symbolic. For example, a wreath on the door. This American decoration has taken root in Russia. True, our compatriots decorate the door with such wreaths not from the outside, but from the inside. Creating such a product is quite simple. You should buy a foam torus or make it from papier-mâché. You can decorate the torus with the help of real spruce branches, as well as with the help of artificial ones. You can even use tinsel for this purpose. Everything will depend on the preferences of the person to whom you plan to give a wreath. If your friend is a practical person, then it is better to give a product made of artificial materials. But decor made from natural branches is suitable for a person who loves vivid impressions.
What, besides branches, can decorate a wreath? Dried oranges, cinnamon sticks and Christmas balls. You can also attach snowflakes and even candies to the base. Be creative, don't be afraid to be original.
Don't know what to present to mom for the New Year? A gift with your own hands can be created in just a few hours. Make a photo album. Women are very sentimental, so they like to look at pieces of their past, especially if they are beautifully decorated. You can make a photo album from sheets of thick cardboard. Sew them together and then decorate the cover. For this purpose, you can use artificial flowers, beads, and even photographs. The interior design of the album can also be original. Attach photos to special corners, and next to each picture you can make a descriptive inscription fromarms. The margins of the sheet can be decorated with clippings, drawings, stickers or decorative fittings. But it is not necessary to insert photos into an album. You can make several collages on the first pages and leave the rest of the sheets blank. Let the owner of the gift fill her album with impressions.
Planning to make a DIY gift for your boyfriend for the New Year, but can't find the right idea? Give him a diary. Any man will appreciate such a thing, especially one who likes to plan his life. The diary will be easy to make from any notebook that is suitable in size. You should consider organizing your notes, dividing the paper product into sections, and decorating the cover. But don't get too carried away. Guys love minimalism. Therefore, it makes no sense to create complex compositions. You can limit yourself to a small drawing. The inside of the diary can be decorated with various quotes and thoughts of great people.
How to organize the space of a notebook? Be sure to put a calendar on the first page. You can then assign a section to yearly, monthly, and daily planning. Leave pages for writing down ideas and various notes. You can also make a section for desired purchases and goals.
Soap or scrub
Do you want to make an original gift for your mother for the New Year with your own hands? Present the woman with soap of your own production. Today you can buy all the necessary materials for making a gift in any store forcreativity. You will need molds, soap base, fragrance and dye. Melt the soap base and add color pigment there. Also, any filler can be sent to the liquid mass. It can be coffee, poppy, spruce needles or rose petals. Pour the soap into molds and let it dry. It remains to remove the product and pack it beautifully.
You can make your own body scrub. It is made on the basis of honey or sugar and shower gel. You can use coffee or ground grape seeds as a scrubbing agent.
One of the original presents can be the symbol of the year. For example, a dog. A gift for the New Year, made with your own hands, of such a plan will delight your friends. After all, making a figurine will be quite difficult. But if you sculpted from plasticine as a child, you should not have problems. Of course, giving a plasticine toy is not very presentable. Therefore, it is better to create a sculpture from plastic. This material is divided into two types. One needs to be baked in the oven, and the other freezes in the air. The advantage of plastics that need to be heat treated is that the colors of the material will be more intense.
You can create both separate figures and whole compositions. If you're not very good at sculpting, then don't make toys that pretend to be realistic. Sculpt comic figures or funny scenes. They will make your friends smile and lift their spirits throughout the year.
Girls love beautiful things. Therefore, a handmade jewelry will be a great gift for a friend. What could it be? Hairpin, earrings or necklace. You know your girlfriend better than anyone else, so you should have an idea of what a girl should like. You can use any materials to create jewelry. For example, beads, threads, wire and even glass. If you are professionally engaged in the manufacture of jewelry, you will not have problems with the choice of technique. And if you make crafts from time to time, it is better to use such a simple technique as beadwork. Decorations of such a plan are created as follows. You take a dense base, for example, chevron fabric. Cut out the contour according to the stencil. And then fill it with beads, in accordance with the sketch. Even if you miss somewhere and make an uneven stitch, you will always have the opportunity to rip and redo.
Sweater or socks
You still don't know what gift to present for the New Year to dad? With your hands you can create wonderful things. For example, knit a warm sweater. A man will be pleased with your care and the fact that you spent more than one week making something beautiful. If you can't find time in your busy schedule to knit an intricate reindeer sweater, make socks. Woolen warm things will warm your beloved man in winter and will remind him of your love. You can make your girlfriend happy with a hat and scarf. Especially the girl will be glad to receiveas a gift things that are perfect for her outerwear.
What do-it-yourself gift to make to a girlfriend for the New Year? Decorate a bottle of champagne. This most festive drink will come in handy on any New Year's table. How can you beautifully design a bottle? There are many ways to do this. If you are decoupage, glue the container with napkins. Are you good at sewing? Then you can create a Santa Claus costume for the bottle. Well, if you are not very good at decorative art, then you can cover the champagne with sweets. For example, create a pineapple from a bottle. Or you can just stick Christmas decorations on the bottle in a chaotic manner. Decide for yourself what kind of decor your friend will like and what is best for the festive table.
What can you do with your own hands? What gift for the New Year to present to a loved one? Make decorative plates. If you are not into ceramics, then creating a mold will be a difficult task. Therefore, you can purchase large white or transparent plates at any dishware store. They need to be painted with acrylics. What plot can you choose? Preferably New Year's. It can be snow-covered Christmas trees, a decorated room, or Santa Claus with a Snow Maiden. Choose what your friend might like. To fix the result, you should cover the paint with acrylic. But keep in mind, such a plate can only be used forfruit or candy. You can’t eat from it, as the drawing may peel off.
Original handmade New Year gifts are something unique. For example, a painted picture. If you have been talking with a person for a long time, then you know his tastes very well and have an idea of how he would like to see the interior of his own apartment. Therefore, if you have artistic talent, you can paint an oil painting. What plot to choose? You can draw a portrait of the person you are giving the gift to, and it can also be a family portrait. It is advisable not to give landscape paintings with any specific time of the year. A winter landscape on the wall will look irrelevant in summer, and vice versa.
If you can't draw but want to create a picture, you can use different techniques. For example, create a masterpiece using the batik technique or make an appliqué out of paper.
Sweet Christmas present
Don't know what to present? Do-it-yourself candy gifts for the New Year will be very easy to make. It makes no sense to overpay for expensive cardboard packaging, because it can be made in just 10 minutes. To do this, you will need to draw a pattern and transfer it to a beautiful thick sheet of paper. We cut the workpiece, assemble and glue it. It remains to buy assorted sweets and chocolates and fill the made casket with them. If desired, you can put something more valuable in such a box. For example, you can complement a gift with jewelry or a good book. You can also put various notes in the box.or mix candies with Christmas decorations, and you can also make them yourself.