50th birthday is truly special for an individual and his/her family members as well. While you attend a grand or even a small celebration, special gifts can't be missed out. From gag gifts to some really sweet gifts you have a range of options to choose from. But if you are planning to gift something special and unique, then a handmade gift which has a personal touch is definitely a perfect thing to go for. So let us get some homemade gift ideas for 50th birthday in following sections of this BirthdayFrenzy article.
Gifts to Make any Birthday Memorable
Collection of Memories
If you are a close friend or family member, this is the best gift to be presented. Start collecting photographs of the celebrant. Take help from close friends and relatives to collect maximum photographs of the celebrant, from his/her childhood till date. Now you can either make a nice artistic collage of these photographs and grace it with a simple frame or even create a photo memory book.
There are a number of ideas which you can implement while making hand painted gifts for birthday. The first idea is painting a nice round neck t-shirt using sober colors. Well, wondering what all you can actually paint? A funny quote or a cartoon of the celebrant is what makes one of the extremely funny gifts. A popular idea is to have a rugged body builder with male celebrant's face or a stunning model with female celebrant's face painted on the t-shirt. You can also buy a nice sleeping pillow and paint its case in beautiful designs filled with soft shades. Lovely hand painted bedding set can be a good gift to be presented to a female celebrant. With plenty of iron-ons available in the market, you can rightly jazz up your hand-painted gift.
Now here are some funny items which you can make and gift to the celebrant. A comical scrapbook or a diary which consists of funny quotes and messages form the near and dear ones of the celebrant can not only be a funny but also a very special gift for the celebrant. You can also make an audio CD or better, if you can record videos, edit them and make a video CD of messages and wishes for the celebrant. A funny greeting card made by yourself is a nice add-on to this gift.
Handmade Guest Book
Now this is one of the inexpensive birthday gifts which you can consider preparing. Buy a nice diary or book made of colored handmade paper. Wrap the cover page and back of the book in a nice light colored textured paper. Now jazz it up using the small gift wrapping accessories available in gift or hobby stores. Buy a hard and thick decorative sticker of number '50' and stick it on the center of this cover. Write 'guest book' at the bottom in stylish font. Add a birthday message on topmost part and also mention the date. Keep this guest book at the entrance and let the guests write in their messages for the celebrant. You can wrap it with a nice golden metallic ribbon at the end of the function and present it to the celebrant.
Apart from the aforementioned gift ideas, you can always make tasty cookies and chocolates and gift them after beautiful packaging. Personalized gifts are good alternative to homemade gifts. So start exploring the various options and get set to prepare your gift item for making the celebrant feel really special on their 50th!