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Special gifts

Homemade things for special celebrations

If you’re looking for inspiration to make a gift with a difference, you’re sure to find something suitable in this section. Here, you can find special craft gifts perfect for almost every occasion and taste – from hand-painted cushions and decorated jam jars to coffee mugs and fridge magnets, the choice is practically endless! We hope you have lots of fun browsing.

Decorate your clutch with a cactus design

Decorate your clutch with a cactus design

Design a bag you love - it's so simple to do!

So you’ve been invited to a party and want to surprise everyone with a stylish new clutch? Why spend time and money searching for the...

Decorate your own canvas bag with a cactus design

Decorate your own canvas bag with a cactus design

Unleash your creativity: show the world what you love!

This trendy canvas bag won’t just appeal to cactus lovers. Your favourite prickly roommate not only decorates our window sills – it can also...

Flower pot painting

Flower pot painting

Decorate your home with plants

House plants create a sense of wellbeing and help make your house a home. Succulents, with their unusual growth patterns, are particularly...

DIY fridge magnets

DIY fridge magnets

Inspired by nature – crafting with wood

We’ve been wondering why fridge magnets are almost always made of plastic or metal. Why not make them out of wood? And anyway, homemade...

Mother's Day mug

Mother's Day mug

Brilliant handmade gifts for mums: painted mugs

If you’re looking for a lovely present for your mum, we have the perfect idea for you: DIY painted cups and mugs. Homemade and handcrafted...

Get well wishes

Get well wishes

Tea is the best medicine

When a close friend or a family member feels unwell and takes to their bed, kind words of sympathy and get well wishes will help them feel...

Easter crafts with egg cartons

Easter crafts with egg cartons

Creative Easter gift wrap with bunnies

Egg cartons aren’t just perfect for storing eggs – they also make wonderful crafting materials and can be used both as room decorations and...

A paper fortune cookie for Valentine's

A paper fortune cookie for Valentine's

A lucky surprise for your Valentine

Fortune cookies are a really popular snack, often served at Chinese restaurants or at New Year’s Eve parties. Our Valentine’s fortune...

Photo album decoration with brush lettering

Photo album decoration with brush lettering

A memory book of the year’s best moments

What could be more delightful than capturing holiday highlights or special memories from the past year and preserving them in a photo album...

Painting cups in black and white

Painting cups in black and white

An original gift idea: cups with polygon art

If you’re searching for a fabulous present for your best friend, you really can’t go wrong with these striking tea or coffee cups. And if...

Wallet made out of SnapPap

Wallet made out of SnapPap

Last-minute Christmas gifts with the help of edding matt paint markers

Are you still looking for a clever idea for a last-minute Christmas present? If so, we may have just the thing: a wallet made out of...

Design your own cushions

Design your own cushions

Create special effects with lettering stencils

To make a sofa really cosy, you need to add some comfy cushions. Ideally, they should match the decor of the room and look really stylish....

Cake mix in a jar gift

Cake mix in a jar gift

A homemade treat for cake lovers

Cake mixes don’t always enjoy the best reputation ‒ but because this cake-in-a-jar is homemade, it’s rather special and suitable for any...

Make your own calendar

Make your own calendar

Step by step: transform a plastic folder into a calendar

Whether in red, blue, green or black, plastic loose-leaf folders will be familiar to most of us from our school days. We used a different...

Small glass bowls in trendy retro colours

Small glass bowls in trendy retro colours

These retro-style glass bowls have many uses

There are many ways to decorate glass bowls, and thousands of uses for them – whether for sorting beads and sewing threads or for holding...

Decorate your own fabric tote bag

Decorate your own fabric tote bag

Trendy designs that are easy to apply

You can never have too many tote bags! Not only are they incredibly useful, they also fold up really small and will fit into any handbag....

Paper flower decorations

Paper flower decorations

Handmade flower petals for Valentine's Day decor

This is the time of year when snowdrops are just starting to appear outdoors, but indoors you can already be enjoying the beauty of this...

Notebook with stylish hand lettering

Notebook with stylish hand lettering

Add decorative lettering to plain notebooks

Whether on greetings cards, note pads or wall art – decorative lettering is everywhere! Hand lettering (also known simply as “lettering”)...

Paint your own porcelain bowls

Paint your own porcelain bowls

Home-made gift idea for the kitchen

Home-made gifts, whether they're handmade, painted, knitted or crocheted, are truly unique and guaranteed to be well-received. If you’re...

Decorating fabric bags

Decorating fabric bags

Add a personal design to your PE bag with edding textile markers and pens

These fabulous customised fabric PE bags are just the job to avoid mix-ups up at school or nursery. It’s so easy to draw your own designs on...

Make your own jewellery

Make your own jewellery

Use the cabochon technique to make handmade jewellery

Handmade jewellery is really personal and unique. And with the cabochon technique you can become a designer just like that, even if you're a...

Design your own labels

Design your own labels

Beautiful labels for delicious homemade jam

The late summer season sees an abundance of damsons, plums, pears and apples. By preserving these sweet fruits as jam, jelly or apple purée,...

Design your own magnets – the easy way

Design your own magnets – the easy way

Make unique cabochon magnets with edding fineliners

You can make your own magnets and personalise them with creative patterns or striking lettering in just a few easy steps. You’ll be amazed...

Gifts from the kitchen

Gifts from the kitchen

The perfect barbecue-themed gift

At long last, the days are getting warmer and the evenings are getting longer, so now the time has come to start thinking about garden...

Make your own table decorations

Make your own table decorations

Festive table centrepiece using glass vases

Decorations with contrasting designs are often very effective – like these beautifully-shaped glass vases which have been sprayed in a deep...

Wedding gift idea

Wedding gift idea

Paint your own mugs

Mr and Mrs coffee mugs – the perfect gift for the happy couple on their Wedding Day! We decorated these porcelain mugs with the words “Mr....

Homemade Valentine’s Day gifts

Homemade Valentine’s Day gifts

A heartfelt surprise complete with a shower of confetti

Anyone can surprise their nearest and dearest with this creative idea – even those who tend to leave things until the last minute! All you...

Design your own coffee mug

Design your own coffee mug

Creative gift ideas for the festive season

Coffee mugs and cups emblazoned with a star pattern make a lovely gift for someone at Christmas – or even for yourself! The brush tip of the...

15 minutes of “me time”

15 minutes of “me time”

An easy homemade gift that's sure to please

Give someone the gift of 15 minutes of relaxation and time to unwind. Life can sometimes be more hectic than we would like, especially in...

Make your own gift vouchers

Make your own gift vouchers

For all kinds of gifts and all sorts of occasions

A gift voucher is a fantastic gift idea for any occasion: a dinner for two, a day out, an ice cream, cinema tickets, or even a visit to the...

Painting espresso cups

Painting espresso cups

Porcelain espresso cups in cool black and white

Simple patterns in black and white can create a subtle yet stylish and practical effect on espresso cups (black for the espresso and white...

Make your own key ring

Make your own key ring

Personalised and unique gift idea

You can never have too many key rings! Whether for your house, garage, car or bike lock… Why not give every key its own special key ring and...

Homemade gifts

Homemade gifts

Step by step: creative designs for tea caddies

Imagine this scenario: you receive a last-minute invitation. Naturally, you’re delighted, but where can you get hold of a last-minute gift?...

Hearts made of porcelain

Hearts made of porcelain

Stylish place cards for a festively laid table

These porcelain hearts will add a touch of sophistication to your festive party table. Whether for a wedding, christening or other important...

Make your own paper flowers

Make your own paper flowers

Simply made from paper: everlasting flowers

Amaze your friends and family by surprising them with this handmade craft idea, perfect for a birthday party invitation or a Mother's Day...

DIY money gifts

DIY money gifts

Festively packaged money gifts

Giving money as a gift is sure to go down well at any time of the year (not just at Christmas!) because the lucky receiver can then choose...

Create your own photo book

Create your own photo book

A unique photo book to preserve priceless memories

Make your own personalised photo album or book and decorate it with handwritten notes and comments for a really special touch. It would make...

Handmade wedding guest book

Handmade wedding guest book

Thoughtful gifts for newlyweds: a handcrafted wedding guest book

If you're looking for wedding guest book ideas, this handmade book makes for a beautiful personal gift and is a wonderful alternative to...

Original packaging for giving a wedding donation

Original packaging for giving a wedding donation

“Just married!”: Original packaging for donating wedding gift money – with design and decorating tips from edding

As the bride and groom speed off to enjoy their honeymoon, the custom of attaching empty cans to the back of the wedding car is a fun and...

Picture perfect: eye-catching frames for treasured memories

Picture perfect: eye-catching frames for treasured memories

A new look for old wood

Restore old picture frames by giving them a fresh new look! Your fondest memories deserve to be beautifully framed – and edding Permanent...

Homemade treats

Homemade treats

A delicious present with a personal touch with the edding brushpen

Homemade jam is a thoughtful gift for any time of the year and fits perfectly with the current "country life" trend. A gift that becomes...

Making lunchtime more colourful

Making lunchtime more colourful

Create unique take-away coffee cups and lunch boxes with edding gloss paint markers

Add some colour and imagination to your day and decorate a mug, flask or lunchbox with unique and cheerful patterns, funny designs or...

A sweet gift, beautifully presented

A sweet gift, beautifully presented

Decorative jars with custom labels for a sweet treat

Give a small gift a personal touch with inspirational ideas from edding. With a snazzy band or label, a simple jar is easily transformed...

A photo book with a personal touch

A photo book with a personal touch

Make your own personalised photo memory book or diary with edding gel rollers

Even though your next holiday may still be a long way in the future, you can preserve and cherish the memories of your last trip with a...

Painting cups and mugs: A cuppa with a smile

Painting cups and mugs: A cuppa with a smile

Cheerful mugs, designed with the edding 4200 porcelain brushpen

Cheer up your coffee morning or afternoon tea break, and make it even more fun with edding. Simply use the new edding 4200 porcelain...

DIY personalised tool box

DIY personalised tool box

It’s a man thing – colours to create a certain character

What do men look for? Top quality, easy handling and great painting results, quickly and with little effort (and a paint range that includes...

Personalised porcelain crockery set

Personalised porcelain crockery set

A decorated crockery set that’s just your cup of tea!

With the edding porcelain brushpen, it's easy to create truly wonderful items, like this crockery set, for example. Or maybe you're looking...

Makeup bag

Makeup bag

Lovely makeup bags for your bathroom made with edding textile markers

Decorate and design your own personalised makeup bag or fabric storage boxes: a simple and effective way to add an instant personal touch to...

Handmade wine labels

Handmade wine labels

Beautifully designed handmade wine labels: decorate and personalise wine bottles with edding calligraphy pens and markers

What could be nicer than sharing a carefully chosen bottle of wine on a cosy evening with family and friends in the comfort of your own...

Personalised wishes

Personalised wishes

Birthday greetings that are sure to please

It's always nicer to make a greetings card rather than buy one, especially when it's for somone's birthday. Some of the best birthday cards...

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