5 DIY Gifts For A Loved One’s Birthday In 2021

It’s always stressful to choose a perfect gift for a loved one’s birthday. You’ll be racking your brain about what to get them that will convey your feelings towards them. However, simply purchasing a gift may not always be the best solution. At times, you may have to come up with something that’s straight from the heart! 

Do It Yourself, or DIY, birthday gifts are a great way to let a loved one know how much you care for them, especially since you’re putting in time and effort into creating their gift. If you’re new to this, we’ve listed some of the easiest DIY gifts ideas. 

Before we move on to our birthday list, here are some quick and simple DIY anniversary gift ideas to get you started!

Bloom Box

One of the most difficult gifts to make, but the most rewarding, bloom boxes are a creative way to convey your love towards friends and family. Bloom boxes are colourful boxes that you can fill with the most gorgeous florals. It may be complicated to create at first; however, once you’ve got the hang of it, you’ll end up with the perfect gift.

For a step by step guide, check out Petit Haus’ website for more details on how to make your very own bloom box! 

What you’ll need:

  1. Flowers (Based on the occasion)
  2. Thick colourful card paper
  3. Scissors
  4. Glue
  5. Bowl
  6. Floral Foam Bricks
  7. Additional decoration (i.e. glitter)


A traditional birthday present, a card is one of the simplest gifts to make on this list. It may be easy to make, and you have the freedom to be as creative as you want! Once you create your very own card, there’s no need to run out to buy a ready-made one from the store anymore! If you’re unable to come up with what to write on your card, here are some prompts to spark some ideas!

What you’ll need:

  1. Thick colourful card paper
  2. Glue
  3. Scissors
  4. Markers

Picture Frame

Picture frames are a special way to remind your loved ones of the great moments you’ve had together. They might be dull if you buy one from a store, but if you make one at home, you’ll be able to personalise it based on your relationship with the receiver. Follow Crafty Hacks’ tutorial to create your very own frame!

What you’ll need:

  1. A4 paper
  2. Ruler.
  3. Glue. 
  4. Scissors.
  5. Markers.

Notebook DIY Gifts

Another personal gift idea for your friends or family, a notebook is a great idea as it’s out of the ordinary. Similar to previous items on this list, a homemade notebook can be personalised based on your relationship. It may be somewhat complicated to make, based on the type of binding, but it’ll be rewarding once you see your loved one’s eyes light with joy! Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to create a notebook at home.

What you’ll need:

  1. Decorative paper
  2. Scissors
  3. Long-reach stapler
  4. Bone folder
  5. Glue

Home-Cooked Meal

Nothing says “I love you” more than a delicious home-cooked meal! If you’re the type who’s more confident in the kitchen, then you can easily whip up your loved one’s favourite dish. A meal takes time, effort and a lot of love, so your receiver will surely appreciate it and gratefully partake in the meal that you have lovingly prepared.

Browse Our Array Of Bloom Boxes Today!

Working with some of the best florists in Singapore, our weekly bloom box selection is a great way to let a loved one know how special they are. Browse our online store today, and enjoy free same-day delivery in Singapore. 

Send A Get Well Hamper From The Heart

If you’re looking to send a heartfelt gift to a loved one, check out Simply Hamper’s wonderful array of get well gifts and hampers! From flowers to fruit baskets, you’ll surely find a gift basket that’ll help express your love and appreciation.