I've posted before about my creamy homemade body lotion and I love that recipe with its cocoa butter and coconut oil. The lotion bar recipe is also a winner. However, there’s nothing quite like a homemade lotion made with shea butter. It’s the way it glides across the skin, or perhaps it’s the … [Read more...] about Homemade Lotion Recipe With Shea Butter
101 Unique Homemade Gift Ideas
Below is a compilation of the latest homemade gift ideas here on SavvyHomemade. I hope you enjoy making them as much as we did! They were all made personally by me or by members of SavvyHomemade.
Some of the very best gifts are the ones you make yourself and you know what they say, the best gifts come from the heart, not the wallet. When they unwrap a gift that is truly personal, reflects their needs and interests, and was made especially for them by you, it will have much more meaning.
So if you're looking for inspiration or want to cut costs take a look at the homemade gift ideas below. Once you have made your gifts, don't forget to return here and upload a photo!
Most Recent Homemade Gift Posts
Bath bombs are one of those luxury homemade bath products that is fun at the same time. You throw one into the bath and it immediately fizzes, releasing gorgeous oils, epsom salts and fragrances into your bath water. Well today I have the perfect diy bath bomb recipe that will blow your socks off... … [Read more...] about My Best DIY Bath Bomb Recipe
It's much more fun to learn how to make scented candles from scratch. With their soft glow and gentle perfume, there's nothing quite as relaxing as curling up on a cold winter evening to read a few pages by candlelight you crafted yourself. Yes, stores are full of all sorts of scented candles … [Read more...] about How To Make Scented Candles
So we’ve covered nearly every type of wax for making homemade candles, but there’s still another type I also wanted to show you guys, how to make beeswax candles. We’ve used sheets of beeswax to make no melt, rolled beeswax pillar candles, but that’s a craft I think is best done with the kids as … [Read more...] about How To Make Beeswax Candles With Luxurious Aromas
So we’ve given you everything you need to know on how to make candles, including a basic candle making guide as well as how to scent and color them. However, I thought it might be a good idea to have a whole post about candle wicks and wicking your candles. Wicks are important for candles, for … [Read more...] about A Complete Candle Wicks and Wicking Guide
So you want to make your own candles? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today I’m going to go through everything you need to know to get started with your candle making. As this is a very basic homemade candles guide, I’ll be making use of paraffin wax in all the candles I’ll be showing you in … [Read more...] about Candle Making – A Guide For Beginners
So you walk into your favorite department store, or maybe it’s Bath and Body Works, and the smell hits you. Vanilla, rose, baked goods, cinnamon and pretty much every kind of fruit and flower you can think of. But you realize that it’s actually the candle isle that smells so good! But $25-$30 is … [Read more...] about How To Make Soy Candles That Look And Smell Amazing
The one thing that can ruin a lovely summer evening is the buzz of mosquitoes. Those little pests seem to have a single goal in their lives, to irritate us beyond all reason. However, you can use these diy citronella candles to rid yourself of these nasty pests, as homemade candles can be made with … [Read more...] about Making DIY Citronella Candles
I don’t know about you but I love a homemade soap gift. When someone delivers a hand crafted gift to me, I know they’ve really tried. But it’s not always easy, so today I’ll show you how to make beautifully decorated cupcake soaps that work wonderfully in a spa gift set or are fantastic as stocking … [Read more...] about How I Make My Pretty Cupcake Soaps
Who doesn’t like a bit of homemade jewelry? I know I do! And what homemade gift could be better than a hand crafted bracelet that looks like it took ages to make? Well, today I’m going to show you how to do just that, but by using memory wire to make the job really easy! I make these as stocking … [Read more...] about This Quick Memory Wire Bracelets DIY Will Spice Up Your Wardrobe With Ease
There are so many reasons to make a homemade gift basket. Whether you want to spoil a friend or loved one, or need something for a group of people, a gift basket is always a good choice. Sometimes we struggle to think of a great gift for someone, but know they’ll appreciate all the little treats … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Ideas Guide For Homemade Gift Baskets
Leading on from my tutorial on how to make a keychain using beads, charms and pendants I thought it would be great to show you how I make a personalized DIY keychain using plastic. These are so quick to make there's still plenty of time to make them as a simple yet very personal gift for … [Read more...] about How To Make A Personalized DIY Keychain Using Shrink Plastic Or Photos