Ramadan is a spiritual holy month that drops down its comforting effect on us once every year, family members and friends that are Muslim would gather around in this month to pray, repent, and eat good food together after a long day of fasting.
It would not harm to spice this month a bit and choose a Ramadan gift for your loved ones,
But do not choose a random gift, you should keep in mind their individual preferences and needs, while it can be hard to stick to a low budget, we have put together a DIY gift ideas guide that you can easily create along with your family and friends.
DIY Ramadan gift idea list
DIY gift box Ramadan
Instead of buying one expensive gift, why not buy small not so expensive stuff, and either get yourself a box or make one from scratch by cutting and gluing cardboard then drawing beautiful Ramadan stars and half-moons, and then fill it inside with dyed straws or glitter and the gift, think about meaningful items to place it inside, and you would make the best DIY gift box Ramadan for your loved ones!
If you want more gift box ideas then think about buying small chocolate jars and placing them with candy inside the box, do you still want more gift box ideas ? then why not place good tasty dates inside with some special maamoul for Ramadan.
Diy Ramadan chocolate gifts
Chocolate is a very good choice when it comes to gifting others, the heavenly dessert that melts in your mouth when you eat it is a good gift choice whether it was Ramadan or not, but do you find yourself unable to buy good quality chocolate? Well, you can make it at home!
Ramadan chocolate gifts can easily be made at home, here are some creative ideas for the molds of the shape of the chocolates that are suitable with Ramadan:
- Star-shaped chocolates.
- Half moon-shaped chocolates.
- Light lamps shaped chocolates.
After you finish baking your Ramadan chocolate gifts, get your chocolate out and then wrap it into a beautiful gift wrap with a message and the name of the person you want to give it to!
If you are not very keen on doing kitchen stuff and tasks then buckle up and move along in the article because we have a lot of creative ideas that are special fun yet easy to make!
Jars of pickles or Jam – Homemade
You could never go wrong with jars of jams or pickles home-made, make sure to make them a month prior to Ramadan to make sure that you can gift them in the right time.
If you are looking for creative Ramadan gifts ideas that are unique and alternative to commercial ones, make your own soap, in that link you will find a Do it yourself method to make your own soap bar. Once you understand the basics of how to make a bar of soap, you can improvise and make customized soap bars for every family member. For females, those that can help skin problems like blemishes, acne, acne scars, and enlarged pores would be a very thoughtful and well-received gift.2 MIN
Grass Sock Pet
For a family that loves greenery, a grass sock pet can be an ideal gift. Make one using a sock and some grass seeds. Pop some seeds into a sock, pour a few scoops of soil on top of them, and tie the sock off. Use some buttons to create the face of a pet. Once you finish creating this unique toy, water it once per day so that its hair grows. You can give the pet as a gift as soon as its first hair sprouts.
Use a piece of cardboard to make this board game. You can simply use old buttons as game figures. Alternatively, upcycle an old coffee table and turn it into a permanent game board. Do you need dice but do not have any? Then you can download a cut and make it yourself and make up your own dice.
Puzzles can make a fun Ramadan gift for the entire family as playing puzzles is fun for the whole family, especially if the puzzle has the family´s picture on it. You can easily make one by stacking a piece of cardboard together with a picture and then cutting it into puzzle pieces. Try using popsicles for a more outstanding version.
Light Bulb Garland
You can’t go wrong when giving a garland as a gift, especially if it is homemade. It is a great home interior or exterior design item. Upcycle your old light bulbs to make one of your own. Color them using waterproof paint or decorate them using colorful pieces of paper. Alternatively, you can stuff old light bulbs with colorful buttons or origami masterpieces. Use a colorful string to stack the light bulbs together.
How to wrap a gift ?
Are you looking for gift wrap but you need steps to actually learn how to wrap a gift correctly? Here are 5 simple steps to gift wrap your Ramadan gift .
- Buy the needed items, beautiful wrapping paper, tape, scissors, a ribbon.
- Measure the amount of gift wrap paper you need for your present.
- Cut the gift wrap paper that you’ve measured.
- Fold the paper on the gift and tape start from the sides then finish with the ends.
- Fold the ends then create triangle folds in the ends.
- Either wrap a ribbon or stick one on top of the gift.
- Do you know that you can use newspapers for a creative gift wrap idea ? it’s also cheaper and healthier for the environment.
This was a list of a DIY gift idea , if you think you are going to make one for this Ramadan, then go ahead and share what you made in the comment section below! Would you like to read more articles like this one? Then please read our article about Eid decorations, as well as our article Amazon Ksa where you can buy items to make your own gifts and even more Ramadan and Eid articles in Bayut KSA blog.