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Last-Minute DIY Gift

Happy Tuesday, Embarquers!

 

It’s finally Christmas week! I’m sure there are some of you out there looking for a last-minute gift idea for those you may have forgotten to put on your Christmas list. Here are some quick and easy gifts sure to please.

 

DIY Ring Necklace

Items:

  • a fine 18″ necklace chain
  • 15- 7mm Jump Rings
  • Spaghetti Noodle or wire (optional, to thread )

 

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Directions:

1.) Simply lay out your chain (gold, silver or rose gold) on your workspace

2.) Thread as many rings as you can fit on a wire or noodle

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3.) Dangle the end of your necklace directly above the rings and thread

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4.) Wrap your your necklace and gift!

 

Decoupage Canvas Art

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What you Need:

  • Canvas
  • Printed Image (I like landscapes and architecture , but you could also print a image of you and the gift receiver)
  • Mod Podge (Matte Finish)
  • Foam Paint Brush
  • Nor
  • Acrylic Paint (I like black)

 

Directions:

1.) Paint the edges of your canvas as well as the sides and let dry

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I added extra paint to add some depth and texture

2.) Take your canvas and paint a coat of Mod Podge on the canvas

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3.) Place your picture on the canvas and smooth down the picture on the canvas

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4.) Paint another coat of Mod Podge on the picture as well as the edges to seal the image to the canvas

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5.) Let dry, wrap and gift!

 

Go on your way, and get gifting!

 

Merry Christmas,

Jenna

 

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