Simple, Stylish Christmas Gift Ideas From ‘Mr. Kate’

STUDIO CITY (KCAL9) — Kate Albrecht, the blogger behind the “Mr. Kate” brand, stopped by KCAL9 on Tuesday with simple ‘do it yourself’ ideas for holiday decorating.

Fabric Flower Wreath

* All you need is: Fabric, wreath shape, glue gun and glue sticks, scissors.

* Use scraps of fabric to create a decor element that will last you multiple seasons

* Can use any color of fabric to easily make your own flowers to decorate this DIY wreath and fit in with any decor.

* Super easy and fun to make!

DIY Up-cycled Perfume Bottle Menorah

* All you need is: 9 old perfume or glass bottles, spray paint primer, menorah candles, pedestal to arrange the bottles.

* Hanukkah begins on Dec 8th so think outside the box and create a custom menorah using simple supplies.

The iPlaid Tablet Case

* All you need is: an old plaid shirt, padded envelope, glue gun and glue sticks and velcro tab.

* Upcycle a plaid shirt into a tablet case to make the perfect holiday gift for either sex.

* You can use any padded envelope size to fit any tablet

Chalkboard Paint Wine Glasses

* All you need: wine glasses, chalkboard paint, foam brush, painter’s tape.

* This easy DIY enables you to distinguish your glass from the others by writing your name on the chalkboard base.

* Great for flu season so you don’t risk sharing germs or losing those pesky charms.

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