8 DIY Mother’s Day Gifts She Won’t Believe You Made Yourself
DIY gifts sure to please any mom.
DIY Cake Toppers for Every Celebration
In celebration of Real Simple’s 15th anniversary, we assembled an assortment of impressive do-it-yourself cake (and cupcake) toppers. These crafty embellishments will make any dessert look so special that party guests will probably ask where you bought them.
DIY Father’s Day Gifts You Can Make In an Afternoon
So you got Dad a tie last year? And a trio of barbecue sauce the year before that? Try something different—and totally heartfelt—this time. Photo coasters or a custom desk caddy will find a permanent spot on a sentimental dad’s coffee table or desk, while a spicy pecan brittle or olive oil hot fudge will satisfy an afternoon craving.
Homemade Father’s Day Gifts You Can Make in the Kitchen
He doesn’t need more novelty neckwear. Instead, surprise your Dad with a bottle of DIY bloody mary mix or a pile of salty-sweet espresso almonds—and congratulate yourself on cracking the Father’s Day code.
8 Adorable DIY Ornaments for Displaying Your Family Photos
If your pictures are piling up in cardboard boxes, use these crafts as an excuse to finally get organized and trim the tree.