Posted 26th Nov 2014
Day three of our online Christmas Gift Guide (from 24th to 28th November 2014) and we take a look at the craft and make your own gifts that you can buy this festive season
Create your very own stag head with the Wild & Wolf beautiful floral fabric stag from The Makery. Available for £24.95, the kit comes with polyester stuffing, a pattern, fabric, sewing needle and thread and a few other bits and bobs that you will need to bring your stag head to life, including easy to understand instructions. A great addition to any crafty household. The Wild and Wolf stag is available to buy at www.bloomsburystore.com.
Savour the taste
Everyone enjoys a tipple at Christmas, so why not make it yourself? The homemade gin kit from Rowen & Wren contains everything you need to make your very own home-blend of gin, including two glass bottles, one stainless steel strainer, one stainless steel funnel, one tin of juniper berries and one tin of botanical blend (vodka not included), to help you make delicious gin in the comfort of your own home. You can find the homemade gin making kit on the Rowen & Wren website at www.rowenandwren.co.uk, priced at £58.
A choice of cheese
Whether its soft and creamy or rich and crumbly, goat's cheese is a delicious favourite in any household, and the DIY goat's cheese kit from Not on the Highstreet enables you to get back to basics and create these scrumptious cheeses. Presented in a beautiful gift box, the DIY goat's cheese kit allows you to make goat's cheese without any prior experience and produces 10 batches of delicious cheese. Available for £18.99, the make your own goat's cheese kit can be purchased from www.notonthehighstreet.com.
Sew yourself a cuddly companion this Christmas with the penguin sewing craft kit by Buttonbag. Make everyone's favourite non-flying bird out of felt and get crafty with this simple sewing project. Cut out the shapes, sew the edges, add wings, a beak and flippers, finishing off with button eyes for a special Christmas gift. The kit is available for children aged 6+ with some grown-up help, and allows you to create three felt penguins. You can purchase Penguins from www.buttonbag.co.uk, priced at £10.95.
LandLove readers can receive 15% off Penguins with free p&p. To redeem visit www.buttonbag.co.uk and quote 'LandLove' at the checkout. Expires 24th December.
Jumping into Christmas
Pull out the icing pen and get to work on the Lakeland decorate your own chocolate jumper. A milk chocolate jumper, ready and waiting to be brought to life with mini sugar snowflakes and white chocolate snowmen, it is ideal for keeping the family busy on a lazy afternoon. What's more, you can eat your delicious creation when you're done. Pick up the decorate your own choc jumper for £4.99 from www.lakeland.co.uk.
By Lauren Morton