Make A Gift Day – Saturday 3rd December!

Spent all your money on Black Friday? Too many people to buy Christmas presents for? November pay day already seem like months ago? We have the perfect solution…

It’s officially Make a Gift day this Saturday 3rd December, so here are our best ideas on how to cut, stick and fold your way into giving meaningful, thoughtful (and cheap!) gifts.

Recycled Baubles

Hanging Christmas cards up around the house is a great way to decorate, but it seems a little sad to throw them all away afterwards. Why not use them to create these beautiful baubles for next year!

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This one is super thrifty…all you neeed are (unused) coffee filters, a paper cone and you can decorate it however you like. See the full tutorial here.

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Strawberry Santas

These are adorable and delicious. Perfect to bring to Christmas Dinner and wow everybody with. All you need is a punnet of strawberries, some cream ( we can vouch for brandy cream being the best) and some poppy seeds. Step by step guide is available here.

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Reindeer cupcakes

Continuing on the food theme, Reindeer cupcakes look great with their red Smartie noses and pretzel antlers. BBC has a good recipe here.

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Mason Jars
These jars have been everywhere this year, who wasn’t served a cocktail in one this summer? But we’ve found five great festive ideas for them, from simply filling one up with sweets, to creating a ready-to-go cookie mix.

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Enjoy, and let us see your Christmas creations over on our Spark Energy Facebook page!

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