18 DIY BFF Gifts for When Your Budget Is Zero

A good BFF — which for some of us is a tier, not a person — is hard to find, and when you have one, you know to hang onto them. The holidays are a great time to say thank you for the awesome friendship and let your friend see just how much you get them. It’s also a time of year when many of us are, ahem, flat out of money.

That’s where DIYs come in. The best DIY tutorials manage to take things you might already have or could acquire for very, very cheap and turn them into Anthropologie-inspired decor and jewelry items. Us frequently broke folk long ago figured out that DIYs are often the best way to marry our moneylessness with our exceptionally good taste. Plus, there’s something especially cool about knowing the next time they get compliments on whatever it is you hand them, they’ll have to give a shoutout to your DIY skills.