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Christmas Gifts 2009: Do It Yourself! (PHOTOS)

ThienVinh Nguyen   First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 03:55 PM ET

With the holidays approaching, what better way to show that you care than with do-it-yourself gifts? These featured gifts are environmentally-friendly because many of them use recycled materials and/or promote green living in general. From making recycled magazine coasters to wine trivets to preserving fruits and vegetables, these do-it-yourself gift ideas are practical, thoughtful, and likely to please.

Check out our collection of do-it-yourself gifts and vote for your very favorite!

Recycled Magazine Coasters
 
Have lots of magazines lying around? Why not weave them together to form beautiful square coasters? Other twists to this idea include creating circular coasters and/or cylinder containers.



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