A birthday surely is a special occasion for everyone and a 50th birthday is a milestone in itself which calls for some special celebrations. This time on your mother’s, fathers or any elderly person’s 50th birthday surprise them with a completely new gift that will make them feel unique!
It is very common for us to go into a store and buy something for a person whose birthday is approaching. But to mark a special occasion such as a 50th birthday, you can make it super special by gifting a gift which is made at home by you yourself!
Great Homemade Birthday Gift Ideas To Give A Person Who Is Turning 50
Gifting a personalized placemat is surely an innovative idea. You could either paint the old place mats or could buy plain placemats and decorate them at home.
Paint the place mats with fabric colors with the birthday person’s initials. You could also create a seasonal placemat set by painting autumn leaves on some while a bright shinning sun on the other.
Knit A Sweater
You may think knitting a sweater is one of the most difficult tasks but all you require are few set of instructions, the required materials and practice. To knit a sweater you need cord, skein, string, twine, yarn, needle, thread and a crotchet.
Make sure you have the precise measurements of the person you are knitting it for, to avoid last minute disappointment. You may take a lot of time in the beginning but as soon as you are comfortable with the knitting process you will find it easier and will be quick with the knitting.
Personalize A Mug
Get hold of an old mug or a jar. Paint the outer side of the mug with bright colors. You could even use glitters and sketch pens to decorate the mug. After the decoration is over allow the mug to dry for a few hours.
Write the name of the person you are gifting this mug. Along with the name make sure you write “Happy 50th Birthday” so that the whenever the person sees the mug he remembers the special occasion you had gifted him the mug on. This personalized mug can serve as a pen holder, utensil holder or maybe a coffee tumbler.
If the person you are shopping for is fond of flowers, consider giving him a flower vase. You could use an old flower pot or buy a new one from the local market.
Paint the pot with acrylic paints to make the surface look glossy. Design the pot by searching various designs online. Make sure you use a paint sealer to avoid any damage to the vase while watering the plant in it.
Make A Huge Birthday Card
A huge birthday card which is made by your own hands will surely prove to be an unique and splendid gift for a person who is turning 50. You can give the card a shape of the numbers ‘50’ to make it more unique and mark the special occasion in bold letters.
Write a nice message for the person whose birthday it is or you can also ask all the family members to write small messages in the card and give it as a token of love and affection to the person.