Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Last-Minute Handmade Gifts for Everyone on Your List
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|The Week in DIY: Last-Minute Handmade Gifts for Everyone on Your List
Each week, we highlight some of our favorite DIY projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner crafter.
With just three days until Christmas, check out these highlights from Planet Green’s Truly Gifted: An A-Z DIY Holiday Workshop, for gifts you can whip up with time to spare.
For the Bartender on Your List
A custom drinks tray, hand-sewn cocktail napkins, and recipes for organic drinks will have everyone raising a glass to your thoughtfulness.
For the Chocolate Lover on Your List
Homemade—and non-toxic—chocolate lip balm keeps her lips soft and sweet all winter.
For the Frugal Fashionista on Your List
Teach her how to shop green—and wrap up new totes made from upcycled sweaters to haul her bounty home.
For the Gym Rat on Your List
Help your favorite fitness fiend get out of the gym with at-home equipment, from an ab bench to a punching bag, that you can make yourself.
For the iPod/iPhone Fanatic on Your List
Keep your green geek happy with speakers, iPod docks, and headphones made from simple materials.
For the Kid on Your List
Felted monsters, custom games, and homemade play-dough will keep your little ones busy all winter long.
For the Music-Lover and Musician on Your List
Personalized music folders, concert stub holders, and bowls made from old records keep your gifts in perfect harmony.
For the Nature Lover on Your List
Treat the hiker on your list to handmade maps, a DIY compass, knitted gloves, and other must-have outdoor gear.
For the Organic Gardener on Your List
Organic plants, soil, and seedling cups help your green-thumbed friends and family grow their own eco-friendly gardens.
For the Pet on Your List
Don’t forget your four-legged friends: homemade biscuits and holiday safety tips keep dogs and cats as happy as your human pals.