Thursday 27 April 2023

DIY Creative Coach Gifts ideas

DIY Creative Coach Gifts ideas

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Lowest cost and no cost DIY thank you coach gifts ideas that are free and don't cost anything, or cost very little to make or produce - that your recipient will adore!

Revealed: our favourite coach gift EVER! πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Best DIY low cost coach gifts ideas

1. Gift them a personalised 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 and famous sportspeople and teams that they love! Picmonkey is great for this, as you can layer all your favourite photos together and easily remove the backgrounds in one click. This is such a unique and creative gift idea and super low cost 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!

2. A realistic chocolate gift 

These are so cool and look just like the real thing! 

Realistic chocolate footballers soccer player gift πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Realistic chocolate golfing set for golfers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Realistic chocolate weights set for gym goers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

3. Hilarious socks with their face on them πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These will never fail to make your recipient laugh! You could get super creative and personalise these with your coach's favourite thing or saying!

4. Bake them some hilarious personalised sugar cookies πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Of their face! These personalised cookie cutters are amazing and the best way to surprise your recipient, with cookies of their face! They also work amazing as icing or fondant presses.

5. Gift them a letterbox gift of mini foil footballs πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

The perfect easy and quick gift to give if you have a football or soccer coach! There are also tons more candy options (see below!) if you have a different sport and want to try this idea.


6. Make them a paper mache trophy and fill with candy πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

DIY them their own paper mache trophy and fill it with a bag of cute sports themed sweets or candy! This is a really fun and unique low cost coach gift idea that will be sure to make them smile.

7. A heat changing mug (super affordable!) πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This gift makes for the best surprise as your recipient won't know the design on the mug until they go to use it! 

8. Gift them a powerbank

This is so useful and such an epic practical gift idea for them they will be sure to love! It's perfect for if your recipient spends a lot of time outdoors or at work where there are no charging ports. They are nice and slim in size and design too, making them perfect for your recipient to take with them wherever they go!

9. Make them a sugar cookie bouquet

A bouquet of sugar cookie flowers! Bake the sticks in to the cookies in the oven, then ice them to look like flowers and arrange them in a beautiful bouquet formation, tied with a ribbon! Alternatively arrange them in an adorable jar - or if you are short on time, why not opt for these adorable gift ready sugar cookie blooms! You can keep them in the jar as an adorable gift, or use them to create your sugar cookie flower bouquet - gift them a whole bouquet of edible flowers! 

Ready made jar of sugar cookie flowers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

10. A set of sports theme magnets

DIY them a set of beautiful magnets! You could use clay or fimo to make them and paint them yourself, then attach to magnet backings with some strong invisible glue. Arrange them in a beautiful box with tissue paper and voila!

11. Bake a set of sports themed cake pops 

Your recipient will be bound to love these and they make for the perfect low cost gift idea and look so pretty as a gift!

12. Letterbox personalised thank you sugar cookies 

You can bake these yourself or even order them if you are short on time - even when ordered, they are super affordable and make for the perfect thank you gift for your recipient to light up their day!

Personalised thank you letter sugar cookies πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Adorable thank you letterbox cookie πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

13. An assortment of different protein bars for them to try πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

A unique gift idea for your coach, why not gift them a hamper of different snacks or protein bars they might never have tried before. These gifts are always so special as it means giving them the gift of trying something new, you might just introduce them to their all new favourite kind of snack. You could arrange them in a bouquet formation or DIY your own hamper for them! 

14. Make a sports themed cupcake pullapart 

In the shape of a football/soccer ball, or spelling out the initials of their name, or in the shape of your team symbol or mascot! Just arrange un-iced cupcakes in your chosen formation, then ice over them as one, add some decorations and voila! One of the cheapest and coolest looking coach gift ideas that will always be appreciated! 

15. A cute ribbon tied bag of their favourite pick and mix

Sometimes the smallest and simplest gifts are the most special and meaningful! You could even create a rainbow of pic and mix to gift them, by layered sweets or candy in bright layers to mimic the colours of their favourite teams! This will look so pretty and special and your recipient will be sure to adore it!

Sports themed pick and mix selection πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

16. Personalised thank you chocolates (super affordable!) πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

You can also use these to decorate a cake you baked, to personalise it to your recipient!

Daisy thank you chocolates set πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

17. A sugar cookie medal 

You could bake this yourself or even order one if you are short on time. It's the best ever way to thank someone!

Chocolate 'best person ever' edible medal πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

18. Paint a cup coaster for them

You could make it super special or super funny! It's also a super special thank you gift idea that will come in handy and your recipient will be sure to appreciate the thought and effort!

19. Make them a cake with a personalised icing topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This will be sure to be such a memorable gift and will delight your recipient and make them chuckle at the same time!

Sitting down female character icing topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Sitting down male character icing topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

20. A bouquet of their favourite sweets or snacks

Similar to n.8, why not put together a selection of their favourite sweets or snacks, arranged in bouquet formation!

21. A DIY coach photo board  πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

They are bound to love this amazing creative coach wall art or plaque, featuring photos of your favourite memories! This is something they can proudly decorate their space with and a great way to remember all the special times and epic moments and wins! You can order this ready made, personalised with your favourite photos, or could try making your own using a tool like Picmonkey, then print and frame! 

22. Write them a rap or poem and frame it

So creative and special, this is the funniest way to honour your recipient and make them smile and chuckle!

23. Bake a box of 'tears of opponents' πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Or tears of competitors! This is a funny and unique creative gift for the most competitive of coaches, that they have never been given before! Simply make some teardrop shaped sugar cookies and ice them to look like tears, then arrange them in a pretty box with some tissue paper and a ribbon and voila! You could place a little card inside reading 'tears of my competitors' or 'tears of my opponents'. 

24. Personalise a tote bag for them

Use some fabric pens to decorate a canvas or fabric tote bag or shopping bag for them! All you will need is a blank or plain tote bag, some fabric pens and some creativity! You could enscribe their name on it and any design you prefer.

25. Make them a box of shower steamers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

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!  

26. Gift them a set of chocolate sneakers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This gift is amazing and would be perfect for a coach! 

27. A funny sports themed candle 

Perfect if they have a particular team they support as there are so many different options and teams to choose from! If you can't find your coach's favourite team, you could even create your own funny candle for them and tailor it perfectly towards your recipient!

Jets win funny sports candle πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Raiders win funny sports candle πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Broncos funny sports theme candle πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

28. A custom portrait sugar cookie of their face πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Nothing is cooler or more special! This is also a really cool gift idea you can DIY or have a go at creating their portrait on a true to scale size cookie! This is so much fun to attempt and would be sure to make them laugh no end! It would also make for the perfect opportunity for a photo with your coach, as they can hold up the cookie to the camera as a pose.

29. Make a chocolate trophy for them πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This is an amazing gift to give for a coach, to let them know how great they are! The best kind of trophy is an edible one! 

30. Gift them a cake in a jar πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

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 all ready made!

31. A personalised coach notebook πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This would make for an adorable thank you gift, especially when personally tailored towards your recipient! 

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