5 Things Worth Keeping in Mind Before Gifting DIY Holiday Presents

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Christmas is just a month away, and if you still haven’t started plotting your holiday gifts, now’s the time! If you’re a passionate DIY enthusiast, you might be tempted to give homemade gifts to your loved ones, but there are several factors worth considering before you go down this road.

DIY Skills

If you insist on making DIY presents, make sure you’re skilled enough to pull it off so you won’t have to end up buying store-bought gifts once your plans fall apart.

Perfect Timing

DIY projects can be pretty time-consuming, especially during the holidays when our schedules are pretty packed, so make sure you have enough time to finish yours.

Personal Preferences

DIY gifts often carry a personal touch that most people appreciate, but if you’re not sure about the recipient’s preferences, store-bought gifts are a much safer choice.

Practical Use

Some people also enjoy gifts that are practical and functional. You shouldn’t invest time into making handmade gifts if they don’t fit this description.

Money Talk

Think twice before opting for DIY gifts because you think they’re more budget-friendly than store-bought ones. Unless you have all the necessary materials and tools at home, they might end up costing you more.

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Chris L
Chris loves traveling and exploring different cultures and tasting all the local cuisines. He has visited 6 of the 7 continents – all but Antarctica. His favorite food is Mediterranean; he loves a nice fresh salad and watermelon with feta cheese! You have to try it.