DIY Christmas gift ideas

There's nothing like receiving a thoughtful gift made with love and wrapped with care. We've put together a few DIY gift ideas for your loved ones, plus the city spots to source your supplies.

Xmas diy gift guide

Where to find supplies for:

Pick and choose your favourite fillings from South Australia's best:

  • Haigh's Chocolate, Adelaide Arcade, Grenfell Street, Adelaide, website
  • Charlesworth Nuts, Shop FC18/32, City Cross Arcade, Grenfell Street, Adelaide, website

Print a collection of your favourite moments, travel photos or family memories:

  • Hutt Street Photos, 186 Hutt Street, Adelaide, website
  • Officeworks, 69 Gawler Place, Adelaide, website

Package up a selection of their favourite snacks and treats or make your own!

Treats

  • Blackebys Sweets, 29 James Place, Adelaide, website
  • The Old Lolly Shop, Adelaide Central Market, Stall 33, Adelaide, website

Chocolate moulds:

  • Myer, Myer Centre, 22 Rundle Mall, Adelaide, website

Gift boxes and packaging:

  • Q&P Variety, Central Market Arcade, Gouger Street, Adelaide, website

Select bundles of fresh blooms to create a thoughtful posy:

  • East End Flower Market, 83 Halifax Street, Adelaide, website
  • Tynte Flowers, 124 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, website
  • The Flower Hutt, 199A Hutt St, Adelaide, website

Produce:

  • Wills & Daniel, Adelaide Central Market, Stall 49, Adelaide, website
  • Metropolitan Fresh Fruiterers, North Adelaide Village, 66 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, website
Preserving jars:
  • Minimax, Shop 36/37 City Cross Arcade, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, website
  • The Reject Shop, 112-118 Rundle Mall, Adelaide, website

Get out that needle and threat and embroider a tote or piece of clothing:

  • Lincraft, Myer Centre, Level 3, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, website
  • Madalena Alterations & Repairs, Central Market Arcade, Adelaide, website 
  • Vintage Vulture, 129 Currie Street, Adelaide, website
  • Salvo's North Adelaide, 169 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, website

Don't forget the pups! Round up ingredients to bake some doggy treats:

  • Coles, Rundle Place, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, website
  • IGA, 33 Gilbert Street, Adelaide, website

Choose a beautiful pot and gift a seedling grown from scratch:

  • The Diggers Club, Adelaide Botanic Garden, North Terrace, Adelaide, website
  • Little Plant Co, 16 Ebenezer Place, Adelaide, website

Create personalised clay dishes for your loved ones keys or jewellery:

  • Eckersley's Art & Craft, 18 King William Street, Adelaide, website
  • Lincraft, Myer Centre, Level 3, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, website

Get creative with materials to create your own version of ten pin bowling or noughts and crosses

  • Lincraft, Myer Centre, Level 3, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, website
  • The Reject Shop, 112-118 Rundle Mall, Adelaide, website

Create a natural scrub with brown sugar, coconut oil and essential oils.

  • Romeo's Foodland, Shop 9, 141-159 Rundle Mall, Adelaide, website
  • House of Health, 44-60 Gouger Street, Adelaide, website