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Friendship Day
Explore new ventures this friendship day and astonish your friend with a hand made gift. Find out some easy to make gifts.

Handmade Friendship Day Gifts

Friendship Day is the perfect occasion to do that extra bit of effort to and your friends know how much you love them. Handmade gifts articulate your feelings and speak volumes about the affection felt towards your friends. Friends occupy a very special part in our life, something that cannot be compromised upon. A handmade gift gives a personal touch and expresses more sincerity than that which is brought from the store. It gives an impetus to our feelings and expresses our gratefulness in a better way. Check out some of the homemade gift ideas for Friendship Day, which though simple, would be an extraordinary way of putting things in the forefront.

Paper Jewelry Box:
Paper Jewelry Box can be made easily, using little creativity and patience. This will surely be appreciated as a nice and useful Friendship Day Gift.

Things Needed:
  • An old box (about 4 inches in length and width)
  • Cloth or construction paper
  • Old magazines with lots of colorful pictures
  • Colorful buttons
  • Colorful ribbons
  • Glitter
  • Sequins
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Take a box
  • Cut little pictures from a magazine and glue them in any way you want to, the outside the box. Make sure you covered it well, and let it dry.
  • Glue a cloth or construction paper in the inside of the box to make it look neat.
  • Stick pieces of ribbon on the sides for a border.
  • Glue the buttons in the corners or anywhere you think they might look pretty.
  • Sprinkle glitter, to give it a shiny appearance.
  • Use sequins for creating letters of your friend's name.
Beaded Bracelet:
Friendship Bands are a popular Friendship Day gift. Instead of buying it out, why don't you try something special for your friend? It will surely be fun for you and your friend will also be touched to receive a handmade gift!!

Things Needed:
  • Beads
  • String
  • Clasps
  • Scissors
  • Cut the string in the length of your wrist and tie a knot at one end.
  • String beads on in any pattern you like but leave some room for a knot at the other end.
  • You may also pick beads with alphabet and create your friend's name.
  • When beading is complete, tie a knot. You can attach a purchased clasp too.
A special handmade bookmark will make a wonderful Friendship Day gift. Try the method given here or use your own creativity to make a pretty bookmark for your dear friends.

Things Needed:
  • Felt (velvet paper or handmade paper can also do)
  • White hair net
  • Ribbon
  • 2 little wiggle eyes
  • Stuffing or cotton wool
  • A small button
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Cut a strip of felt about 5 cm (1¾ inches) wide, and 16 cm (6 inches) long.
  • Wrap one ball of cotton wool or stuffing in the hair net and stick it to the top of the felt, this is the head.
  • Glue the two eyes and the button on to the head. The button will give the appearance of dummy pacifier.
  • Tie a small bow from some ribbon and glue it on the felt, just below the head. Now, if you like, thread a small piece of ribbon through the button.