Giving personal and individual homemade presents is both, a great joy and an expression of your love and affection. This book is an excellent source of ideas for a range of delightful and practical homemade gifts, from cooking and pickling to handicrafts and decorating. Choose from its five different chapters whether to make culinary treats (chocolate truffles), homemade cosmetics (massage oil), hand-knitted clothing (woolen scarf ), or handcrafted decorations (candleholder). Featuring more than 100 easy step-by-step instructions, Homemade Presents guides you through the art of making beautiful gifts by hand. There is something for everyone and every occasion. Marlies Busch openly admits to being a fan of anything home-crafted and homegrown. From making her own natural cosmetics to creating charming decorative ideas, from lovingly made handicrafts to growing her own fruit and vegetables in her garden plot in Munich—Marlies Busch knows that homemade products are amongst the most beautiful objects to be had in life.
Highlights • "Selfmade" is a major trend at the moment • Easy step-by-step instructions guide you through making gorgeous and individual presents by hand