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DIY homemade holiday wrapping paper

Make upcycled purses for holiday gifts

DIY walnut shell Advent calendar

DIY christmas tree ornaments

DIY cardboard jewelry boxes

• This site gives instructions for making a bridesmaid jewelry box.

• Some examples of floral foam

DIY fabric luggage tags

• A tutorial for sewn fabric luggage tags (PDF)

• Another tutorial that shows how to make a fabric luggage tag without sewing

• Read more about Eco-fi Felt.

DIY hand-milled soap

• For a look at the pros and cons of rebatching soap, check out this site.

• For inspiration, here’s a site that sells soap molds.

• More information on hand milling soap.

DIY soy candles

• A tutorial on making soy candles.

• Information on combining essential oils in soy candles.

• Varieties of soy wax flakes.

DIY perfume

• Read about fragrant flowers for perfumes.

Get the basic perfume recipe, along with a number of more complex variations.