Thursday, 27 December 2012

Personalised Christmas (or any other occasion!) Gift Idea

I got the idea for this gift from SprinkleOfGlitter, my favourite Blogger and Youtuber. Here's her posts where she makes similar presents for her Dad: Her first post and Her second post.
As my gift was to be a Christmas present (well two, one for my parents and one for my boyfriend's parents) I decided to make it a Christmas theme, and picked out the 3D cardboard letters N O E L from Hobbycraft. 

I then nuked the front of the letters with silver Glitter (a really cheap tub of it I had lying around) by spreading PVA glue onto the letters with a paintbrush and tipping the glitter on top. I tipped off any excess glitter and left them to dry overnight.

Then was the cheesy part! My boyfriend and I put on our cheesy Christmas jumpers to pose with the letters, and I picked the best photos to edit a little on my laptop.

I cut this gorgeous wrapping paper from Paperchase to the correct size for my frames...

Next I printed the photos onto photo paper and stuck them on. Then I just popped the paper into the frames (also from Paperchase) and VoilĂ  - two cheesy Christmas Gifts! Both parents absolutely loved them!

Hope you're having a lovely festive time, and have a very happy and healthy New Years!



  1. I really love the idea! And the wrapping paper is beautiful! :)
    Merry Christmas to you and your family!

    xx Jana

  2. OMG! that's the cutest present and picture on earth!


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