From Upcycled T-Shirt Dresses to Fancy Home Manicure Kits

 - Nov 9, 2010   Updated: May 25 2011
If the recent recession still has you gripping your wallet, I suggest one of these girlie DIY gifts for your favorite lady friend.

Here we have something for everyone, from your girlfriend to your grandmother. With DIY lampshades and endless arts and crafts apparel ideas for the frugal fashionista, here are a list of DIY gifts to inspire and possibly save you.

Implications - Arts and crafts is a popular past time for both grownups and children. The ability to create something with your own hands is a tradition that remains and it has transitioned to the web for people to download templates for DIY projects. With people looking to customize their own belongings, DIY products are becoming more popular with brands providing people the option of owning a product that reflects their personality.