Choose one of these creative kits this Christmas for those talented people in your life who love to get busy making for their homes. 

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Some people just have a natural affinity for making things by hand, and when it comes to finding a Christmas gift for them, something creative that will teach them a new skill is always going to go down well. 

Whatever their craft of choice, we've picked some of the most stylish kits and projects around that make for perfect festive presents. 

Lunar Oceans candle making kit, £45, Amazon

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Not only does this kit contain enough to make 6 scented candles, many of the components can be used again and again. This means the recipient can stock up on wax and essential oils and keep on making their own candles – a gift that keeps on giving! 

Make your own body scrub kit, £17.50, Sweet Cecily's 

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Definitely a fun way to spend an afternoon, we love the idea of making our own body scrub. The beautiful branding also gives this kit a luxury look that's sure to impress. 

Punch needle kit, £50, Urban Makers 

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Punch needle may not be a new idea, but it's certainly a big trend in the crafting world. If they haven't tried their hand at it already, no problem - it's very easy to learn and this kit includes everything they'd need to create a stylish wallhanging. 

Koselig blanket knitting kit, £155, Wool and the Gang 

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In a kit made up of luxury wool, this knitted blanket may be a bit of a luxury gift for your loved one, but Wool and the Gang also have a range of homewares kits at smaller price points. 

Make your own macramé hanger, £10, Hobbycraft

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These pot hangers have had a retro revival of late - but why buy when you can DIY? This kit has all the materials and instructions you need to get started. 

Origami stars kit, £13.96, Cambridge Imprint

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How pretty are these origami stars? You can learn to make them from this kit, or even check out the brand's Youtube channel for me. 

Barcraft gin making kit, £14.73, Amazon

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We all know a gin-lover - we've even dedicated a whole gift guide to those people who can't get enough of this tipple. But, 'make your own gin' is a clever twist on a gift idea that will ensure they get even more satisfaction from their next G&T. 

Cross-stitch world map, £16.99, IWOOT

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How great is this idea for a blank canvas world map that frequent travellers can embellish with cross-stitch and embroidery to chronicle their voyages? 


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