New Year gifts with your own hands

Christmas gifts for friends and family do not necessarily buy in the store. Stylish beautiful things made by yourself will save some of your love and care for loved ones.

New Year's photo frame by own hands

This gift has a lot of advantages: ease of execution, space for imagination and undoubted practical value.

Materials:
  • Wooden or plastic frame of any size;
  • felt of different colors - 3 sheets;
  • cardboard - 1 sheet;
  • cardboard;
  • sequins;
  • beads;
  • rhinestones;
  • colorless varnish;
  • glue.
Manufacture:
  1. Cut out snowflakes of different sizes from felt. Stick on them beads and rhinestones, let the blanks dry.
  2. Write a greeting on the cardboard or paste a postcard on it. Install the tab instead of the photo. The glass can be got or left.
  3. Put on the frame of sequins, cover them with varnish.
  4. Glue the snowflakes.
As decorations, you can also use spruce twigs, golden bells or bright bows.

New Year's tree as a gift by own hands

This souvenir can be made from any junk or natural material. We suggest you make an ornament from plastic balls.

Materials:
  • wide metal coil - 1 piece;
  • Christmas balls in 4 different sizes - 20 pcs .;
  • knitting needles 15 cm long - 1 piece;
  • tape made of paper or thick fabric 2 cm wide - 10 cm;
  • plastic star - 1 piece;
  • glue.
How to make a decorative herringbone:
  1. Cover the coil with tape, place the spoke in the center. If the hole is wide, first fill it with foam.
  2. String on the spoke for the cap first the largest balls, then medium and small.
  3. Install the star.
The souvenir can be decorated with tinsel, ribbons or small beads.

Gingerbread with their own hands

Such a gift is often to friends in European countries. The treat can be packed in a beautiful box or presented as a Christmas tree toy.

Ingredients:
  • wheat flour - 640 g;
  • butter - 200 g;
  • honey - 200 g;
  • boiling water - 120 g;
  • sugar - 90 g;
  • glaze - 100 g;
  • eggs - 2 pieces;
  • dry ginger - 20 g;
  • ground coffee - 20 g;
  • cinnamon - 20 g;
  • baking powder - 15 g;
  • ground cloves - 10 g;
  • nutmeg - 2 pinch;
  • salt - 10 g.
Preparation:
  1. Pour the coffee with boiling water, cool the drink.
  2. Mix the sifted flour with a baking powder.
  3. Whip the soft butter with spices, salt, sugar and honey. Add eggs and coffee, stir the foods again.
  4. Combine the oil mixture with flour, knead the dough. Wrap it in a food film and send it to the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  5. Roll out the dough to a thickness of 7 mm, cut out the figurines from it. You can make a treat in the form of little men, stars or fir-trees.
  6. Bake gingerbread in the oven at 180 ° C for 10 minutes.
  7. Cool the blanks, decorate them with icing.
The food is stored in a tightly closed container.

And what gifts do you plan to give to your relatives? Share fresh ideas in the comments!
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