4 Creative DIY Holiday Gifts

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Save time and money this year by making DIY holiday gifts for everyone on your list. We’ve got four gift ideas that are fun to make (we know, because we tried each one)! Best of all, these gifts only cost a few dollars each. Ready to get crafting?

1. Succulent Planters

What you’ll need:

  • Metallic spray paint
  • Square glass containers
  • Succulents (fake or real)
  • Soil

2. Peppermint Sugar Scrub

What you’ll need:

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ coconut oil
  • 1-2 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 1-2 drops red food coloring
  • Glass jar

3. Color Block Cork Coasters

What you’ll need:

  • Cork board (cut into squares)
  • Paint brush (foam or bristled)
  • Masking tape
  • 1-3 colors of paint

4. Spa in a Jar

What you’ll need:

  • Glass jar
  • Cotton balls
  • Nail polish
  • Nail file
  • Nail brush
  • Foam toe separators
  • Pumice block
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