8 easy home made gift ideas they'll actually love

Homemade gifts needn't be the sign of a cheapskate: Here are 8 easy DIY gift ideas are that pretty cool and that they'll actually love.

DIY Photo Pendant

DIY Pendant Step 4
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This aged photo pendant present would make a great romantic present for a loved one, especially for Valentine's Day - get the how-to here

Survival kit

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The survival kit idea is a fun gift that can be changed to suit pretty much any occasion from newly weds to parents, new parents and siblings.

Food bouquet

10 Fathers Day Bouquet
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Giving chocolate or other sweet treats as gifts isn't new but the Food bouquet makes it so much more impressive.

Picture Monogram

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An amazing collage idea that's great for celebrating special occasions - get the instructions here

Ice cream gift box

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'Just add ice cream': We want one of these NOW.

Homemade tea towel

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Just a bit more impressive than those face tea towels we ALL made during infant school. Get the instructions here

Photo coasters

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An adorable gift that'll mean memories are never forgotten - learn how here

Bath bombs

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You can buy such gifts off the shelf, but making your own is more fun and means you can make up a custom mix for a truly unique gift - more here

About the author: Thomas Brella

Thomas Brella is the founder of Student Hacks, starting the website in 2013 while studying at the University of Brighton to share tips and tricks on life as a cash-strapped student. He's now spent over 10 years scoping out the best ways to live on a budget

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