Tuesday 20 October 2020

How to surprise your sister DIY gifts ideas

Ways to surprise your sister on her birthday - or 'just because'! These surprise ideas make perfect birthday celebration ideas for your sister, lots of unique birthday gifts for your sister and birthday celebration ideas!

How can I surprise my sister?

Prank gifts are the answer! This is where you prank your sister, with a gift she's sure to love! You could wrap a funny item up to 'give' her as a present - for example, a spoon! - and watch her reaction before you gift her the real present, or you could leave her gift somewhere she won't expect to find it, like inside her favourite tub of ice cream in the freezer, if your gift will keep well in there!

What is the best gift for my sister?

Think of inside jokes when choosing your surprise gift! This way your gift will be extra special and it will be sure to make her laugh - it will possess sentimental value too. It can be recreating a funny memory or any humorous moment you share together or as a family. It's sure to go down well!

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How can I make my sister's birthday special?

Get extra creative and go the extra mile - decide on a clever or funny theme - something specific she loves like McDonalds, vegan sausage rolls, handbags, her favourite Pokemon or Disney princess - what is she all about? Then craft a birthday party around these theme, getting creative and creating themed meals and food and decking out the whole room to match the theme! This is so thoughtful and can be so funny too, she's bound to appreciate it, whether she's 5 or 25! 

The best and cutest gift for your sister (so good!) ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿป

1. DIY her a sticker album 

It's such a wonderful childhood pastime and your sibling will enjoy it whether she is 5 or 15! A sticker collector album is the perfect place to keep all her cute stickers in, for scrapbooking, journaling or swapping stickers with friends!

2. Bake her a bento cake ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿป

These are so cute! These mini scale cakes are perfect to gift your sister and you can get so creative with the decor and message you choose to give.

3. Make her some candy bark

With her favourite pick and mix sweets or candy! This is such a fun gift to DIY as you can get super creative with the colours you can combine and it's an easy and quick gift idea as involves no cooking or baking, just pop in a gift box and tie with a ribbon when done!

4. A cute ribbon tied bag of her favourite pick and mix

Speaking of sweets, why not create a rainbow of pic and mix to gift them, by layered sweets or candy in bright layers to mimic the colours of the rainbow! This will look so pretty and special and your recipient will be sure to adore it!

5. Make her a box of shower steamers ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿป

These are so great to gift people on the go! These are so affordable to buy and look so beautiful, and you can even DIY them from ingredients such as essential oils, baking soda and constarch. There are so many varieties and scents to choose from and they make your shower smell amazing, the shower equivalent of bath bombs for those on the go!

6. Make her a loveheart shaped cupcake pullapart

Just arrange cupcakes in a heart formation, then ice over them as one, add some decorations and voila! 

7. Gift her a cake in a jar ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿป

This concept is so cool! This makes for an amazing DIY thank you gift idea that your recipient will adore - if you are short on time you can also order one straight to their door!  

8. Make sugar cookies of her face with this personalised photo cookie cutter ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿป

This is possibly the coolest thing ever! A cookie cutter that you can personalise with your recipient's face, based on a photo of them! You can now make sugar cookies of your recipient, perfect for their birthday and sure to amaze them and make them laugh in equal parts, so perfect! They also work perfectly as icing or fondant presses.

9. Make cute, themed pancakes

Maybe your sister has a franchise she loves! Make use of the theme and create some cute pancake designs for when she comes down in the morning - it will be hilarious if the designs go wrong! This is a great way to create some cute memories and surprise your sister at the same time. 

10. Make a sleepover mystery or blind box

A sleepover or movie night mystery box! You could fill it with items such as dvds, marshmallows, smores, blankets, glow sticks, pamper items, even squishies and slime if she is younger, and set up a sleepover or movie night party. This is one of the most fun things to do with your sister on her birthday!

11.  A stationery mystery box

This is perfect for the stationery afficionado and mystery and blind boxes like this are great for a birthday surprise.

12. Work in some inside jokes

An inside joke based gift can be the most special of all as it symbolises a hilarious moment in your relationship and holds great sentimental value, as it will conjure up happy and funny memories and be sure to make them laugh as soon as they open it!

13. A present prank

Try give her something of yours, that you know she doesn't like! Wrap it up and pretend to give it to her as a gift. When she opens it she will be disappointed but it will be funny watching her try to keep a straight face and grateful expression as she tries to be gracious about receiving it. Then you can present her with your real present and watch the surprise on her face!

14. Quirky candles

Candles that smell like food or unusual scents, there is a noodle scented candle, a hotel scented candle and even Disneyland inspired scents from different parts of Disneyland. Gift her a few of the craziest scents you can find, it will be a gift she will never forget and ensure lots of laughs! This is a great present for a guy to give his sister.

15. Buy her flowers

This is a really cute sister gift that she's sure to love, one of the best surprise your sister ideas!

16. A surprise message mug ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿป

This is such an amazing gift to give! You could present the gift with hot drink inside and wait until they finish it to reveal the surprise at the bottom of the mug. This would make the most perfect funny sister message gift!

17. Personalise a piece of clothing and make it unique to her

Use iron on or sew on patches to adorn a basic piece of clothing, making it in to something totally different and amazing! You can find all kinds of creative iron on/sew on patches, for every franchise, tv series, anime, movie - there are so many to choose from and there are bound to be loads that will match your sister's personality perfectly! This is such a special gift idea as it will be a unique piece of clothing she can wear, that totally represents her, plus it is homemade too!

18. A jewellery candle

This is such a novelty and special present that an older sister will love! 

19. Bake her a huge cookie

Just like the giant 'Millie's Cookies' gifts that are all over social media, but it will mean so much more as you have made it yourself!

20. Surprise her with a trip

To her favourite cafe or favourite place you have in common, or even somewhere you've never eaten before! Check out these fun ideas to surprise someone with a trip.

21. Cosmetics made out of chocolate

This will confuse and surprise and delight your recipient, all in equal measure! It's amazing how real these can look, to expertly fool your recipient, the perfect taste sense gift idea for her.

22. Fill a whole room with balloons for her! 

You can even get super cool eco friendly balloons so they don't cause any waste afterwards or harm to the environment!

23. A gift of macarons

There is nothing quite as special as a box of pretty macarons, they are such a beautiful and charming multisensory gift idea! You could even bake some yourself, pertaining to a special theme for your recipient.

24. A gift from her pets 

Why not gift her a pet related gift, such as matching sweaters for her and her pup to wear, a personalised pet face cushion, or a framed plaster cast of her pet's paw print. You could even bake some pet shaped sugar cookies and decorate them carefully to look exactly like her furry best friend!

25. A natural konjac sponge

This all natural sponge is not only an amazing unique eco friendly gift idea, but is one of the softest, most luxurious sponges imaginable, having been most often used on newborns for centuries.

26. A funny framed photoshopped picture 

Make them a funny photoshopped picture with all their favourite things, you could set it in a place they have always dreamed of visiting! Add in all their favourite things and people - even fictional characters! This is such a unique and creative gift idea and they are sure to love it. You could print and frame the final result for them to keep safely in their room or space, it will be sure to make them smile whenever they see it! This is a perfect birthday gift idea for your older sister!

If you liked these definitely also check out these best five senses gift ideas, gifts for women in their 30's and surprise party at home ideas!

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