27 More Expensive Looking Inexpensive DIY Gifts

We all have insecurties and one that a lot of us share is wondering whether or not something we made as a gift looks expensive enough. It’s an unfounded fear (because handmade is worth more than anything!), but a real fear nonetheless. The things we make for others are appreciated more than we’ll ever know, but it doesn’t hurt to give ourselves a boost of confidence when making them!

The editors at diyjoy.com have taken that fear and vanquished it. With a list of 27 projects that look like they came from chichi boutiques, you’re sure to find one that the recipient will love. There are gold lined, marbled, tassled gifts even. There are also projects with more subdued elegance like stamped napkins. Click the link below to see all 27 great ideas.