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  • 10 DIY Gifts for Family

    Plastic bottle cell phone holder photo by Lori EanesPlastic bottle cell phone holder photo by Lori EanesWho needs the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping? Making gifts for your family is a whole lot more fun and personal. Not to mention all the green you'll save, monetarily and environmentally speaking. Whether you're a master crafter or a newbie, check out our list of homemade gifts that would put a smile on anyone's face.

    1. Plastic-Bottle Cell Phone Holder: Anyone in the family with a phone would enjoy this stylish holder (pictured), which cleverly repurposes a shampoo bottle, and you don't have to be a crafting genius to make it.

    2. Rustic Jewelry Holder: If you have a sister, she will go ga-ga over this fashionable and eco-friendly jewelry rack, and it'll take you less than 10 minutes to make.

    3. Homemade Cup Koozie: For that family member on the go, make a cup koozie to protect his or her hands from that piping hot cup of coffee or tea.

    4. Tennis Racket Table: This nifty table made of old tennis rackets would go great in Dad's garage or your brother's man

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