Quick DIY Gift Ideas That DON’T Suck

Still looking for holiday gift ideas? Here’s a few suggestions you can make quickly and guess what, they don’t suck. 

Wood Block Calendar

Check out this amazing how-to Wood Block Calendar from Jamie over at Rogue Engineer.  This item makes a great gift that can be used all year round. Perhaps you can make two and keep one for yourself 😉 The wood blocks are painted over with clear chalk paint, allowing for you to use different chalk colors each month.

DIY Shaving Station

DIY Shaving StationPerfect for adding some functionality to a guest bathroom or half-bath. Bundle this with the recipient’s favorite shaving cream, a soft-bristle brush, and perhaps a personalized towel.

Wood Toy Fishing Game

Do you have little ones that enjoy fishing? check out these little wooden fish and catch box. Add a small magnet and you got yourself an old fashioned game your kids can play. Maybe make it a competitive game, set the time and see who can catch the most fishes. Or maybe blind fold the kiddos and see who gets the most red fishes, etc.

DIY Wooden Bottle Tote

Bottle ToteDo you know someone that enjoys cold beverages? Perhaps this bottle tote might serve as a nice gift. The folks at Home Depot have an excellent tutorial on how to create this in under an hour.

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