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Maker Culture Holiday

Consumers turn the process of gift-giving and decorating into an activity

Implications - Many holiday purchases are made for either gifting or decor purposes. Consumers looking for a way to scale back on costs, while providing a great experience, are turning to DIY projects. This approach is not only more cost-effective, it also provides a group bonding activity for consumers, signifying a willingness to trade off convenience for the sake of ritual.
Trend Themes
1. DIY Culture - The rise of DIY projects as a way to scale back on holiday costs and provide a bonding experience for consumers.
2. Upcycling - The growing trend of repurposing materials to create unique decorations for holidays and special occasions.
3. Homemade Beauty Products - The popularity of making homemade beauty products with natural ingredients for holiday gift-giving.
Industry Implications
1. Craft and Hobby Industry - Business professionals in the craft and hobby industry can take advantage of the growing interest in DIY projects and offer unique products and materials for consumers to create their own holiday decorations and gifts.
2. Eco-friendly Industry - There is a growing demand for eco-friendly alternatives to holiday decorations and gifts, and businesses can meet this need by offering upcycling workshops or sustainable craft supplies.
3. Natural Beauty Industry - Business professionals in the natural beauty industry can take advantage of the growing trend of homemade beauty products and offer workshops or natural ingredients for consumers to make their own holiday gifts.
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Featured Examples

DIY Christmas Decor
DIY Christmas Decor
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These Christmas Cloches featured on Honestly WTF will make a great DIY project for the holidays. You can get super creative with it, putting just anything you like under the cloche. This could be... MORE
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There are a number of ways that crafts can be integrated in cheering up the home for Christmas, yet these LEGO holiday decor ideas are more playful than some of those options. First of all, they... MORE
Eco-Friendly DIY Baskets
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This DIY basket project offers a great alternative to more traditional basket designs. First of all, it foregoes the need to know how to weave, which is a skill not many do-it-yourselfers have even... MORE
Delectable Donut Decorations
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These DIY Donut Ornaments are Ideal for Those Who Have a Sweet Tooth
If you’re looking to switch up your traditional Christmas decorations with something a bit more quirky, then these DIY Donut Ornaments will definitely add a wonderfully scrumptious touch to... MORE
Homemade Holiday Lip Chap
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This Christmas-Scented DIY Lip Balm Contains Festive Food Ingredients
This DIY lip balm is a festive homemade beauty product that uses some of your favorite holiday food ingredients. From Refinery29, the lip moisturizer is inspired by a sweet and refreshing Christmas... MORE
Potted Easter Baskets
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This DIY Easter Basket Upcycles an Old Belt and a Flower Pot
Considering the spring is filled with themes of renewal and regrowth, this DIY Easter basket from HGTV is a fitting way to usher in the warmer weather. As well as saving you a trip from the store... MORE

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