DIY sustainable gift ideas

Sustainable Christmas gifts would of course look great in our reusable gift box. You can buy them in stores or you can make your own. Especially now, when it is getting uncomfortable outside and you spend all the more time at home, it can be nice to get creative and thus already prepare the Christmas gifts. Some of the ideas can also be implemented super with children.

Sustainable gift with coaster for tea cup

nachhaltige Geschenke

Nachhaltige Geschenke müssen nicht immer aufwendig sein. Schön und trotzdem nützlich sind z. B. Untersetzer aus Modelliermasse. Welches Material du brauchst, um alle ins Schwärmen zu versetzen:

  • self-drying organic modeling clay
  • a piece of lace fabric or crochet doily

Shape the modeling clay into a ball and roll it out with a rolling pin or a heavy glass bottle. Before you have reached the desired thickness, place the tip on the mass and press it with the roller so that the pattern is transferred to the mass. You will see the result when you remove the tip. Now you can cut out the desired area and size with a knife. You can also use a cup or a bowl to help you, then they will be perfectly round or you do it freehand. You can dry the mass according to the instructions and process the rest again. After drying, you can smooth the edges with a little sandpaper, leave them natural paint or lassieren. It's up to your taste.

The sustainable DIY Christmas gift is super easy to make and is sure to please everyone.

Sustainable gifting with chic in knitwear

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Knitting is no longer reserved for the wonderful grannies of this world. Especially now, when it is uncomfortable outside and no mulled wine at the Christmas market can distract from it, it is time to deal with needlework. All you need for this are:

  • two knitting needles
  • sustainable knitting wool

You can find numerous tutorials on the Internet in magazines or start a video call with your grandma. Self-knitted gifts keep you warm in winter and can look super stylish. Whether it's the classic embroidered socks, scarves or even a chunky cardigan, there's no limit to your imagination for sustainable knitted gifts. Once you've found your way into the theme, you can try out new patterns and, of course, change the colors every now and then. And who knows, maybe you will surprise your grandparents this year with a self-knitted gift?

Sustainable gift with delicious herbal salt

nachhaltige Geschenke

The way to a man's heart is through his stomach. With this sustainable gift you enrich the kitchen of your loved ones. The herbal salt is also ideal as a last-minute gift, because it is super easy and quick to make. Your ingredients are:

fine or coarse salt, preferably from the region

  • fine or coarse salt
  • a selection of your favorite herbs, perhaps from your garden or balcony, especially suitable:
  • Rosemary
  • Basil
  • Thyme
  • Sage
  • Oregano

Mix salt and herbs in a ratio of 10:1 (e.g. 100g salt with 10g herb mixture) and fill the result into a screw jar. Tie a little message to the jar with a ribbon and soon your loved ones will be cooking with the Flavour of Love.

Have fun making your sustainable Christmas gifts, we wish you! Now have a nice Sunday evening

Your Goodgive Team

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