Holiday Gift Guide: The DIY Lover

Is there a maker or crafter on your shopping list? Here are three gift ideas for that DIY-lover in your life.

Articles // Shontel Horne // 11/27/14
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Holiday shopping is in full swing, and while the malls and outlets are overrun with discounted clothes, accessories and goods, plenty of people prefer to have a hand in making their own holiday gifts.

If you’re shopping for a skilled maker or crafter this season, here are a few clever, thoughtful holiday gift ideas for the person that loves DIY.


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From a simple Lip Balm kit to a hanging Air Plant Terrarium project, MakersKit is a one-stop-shop for anyone that likes to get hands-on with his or her goods and décor. The kits, which include all instructions and items needed to craft specialty projects, range from $16 for the Air Plant Jar Kit to $148 for the DIY Experience Gift Set complete with three full kits and a $20 gift card.

String Cheese Making Kit

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If the DIYer in your life is also a foodie, the String Cheese Making Kit from Williams-Sonoma is sure to be a hit. At just $39.95, the kit is complete with all-natural ingredients, an instruction guide and recipes. Just add milk!

Knitting Kit

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Scarfs are always a great gift. But if your friend, sibling or parent mentioned taking up knitting as a hobby, the Mateusz Snood Beginners’ Knitting Kit from Stitch and Story could be a great way to get them started.

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