Make Bethenny's DIY Gifts!
Bethenny showed Ellen some gorgeous DIY gifts for the holidays! Want to make them for yourself? Find out how right here!

INSTAGRAM COASTERS
Source: foammagazine.com
1. Using the cork piece, trace a circle onto the card stock and the picture print to make sure the size of the materials match.
2. Spread a thin layer of the Modge Podge onto the cork, then place the card stock on top.
3. Do the same with your Instagram shot, and seal with another thin layer of the glue.
4. Stick four mounting dots on the back and voila!

PEPPERMINT SUGAR SCRUB
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1. Take 2 cups of white granulated sugar and mix in 1/4 cup of almond oil. (coconut oil works as well)
2. Add the oil slowly until a soft consistency is reached but not too oily.
3. Add a few drops of peppermint essential oil. Once mixed together, divide the scrub into two equal and separate containers.
4. Add food coloring or raspberry juice to one to create the organic red coloring.
5. Make a large funnel out of a piece of paper and add small amount to jar. Even out and alternate layers of white and red coloring.
6. Add a cute label to the top or ribbon for a great gift!
 
‘WOULD YOU EVER’ BOWL
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This one is an interactive and heartfelt way to celebrate someone or an occasion.
1. Pass around strips of paper about six inches long and ask guests to write a message or a wish for the honoree.
2. Twist the papers around a pen to curl them, then toss them into a large bowl. Have the guest of honor read the messages aloud during dessert.

CHALKBOARD TRAY
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1. Take any new or any old baking sheets you have lying around.
2. Simply put on a couple layers of Martha Stewart’s chalkboard paint and it looks brand new! Just make sure to wait for it to be completely dry before drawing or writing on it!

WINTER CENTERPIECE
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1. Add salt to the bottom of a clear glass container or vase. The salt is meant to resemble snow.
2. Insert sticks and place the display on a fireplace or use as a centerpiece.

WINE GLASSES AS VOTIVE HOLDERS
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1. Take a wine glass, place holiday ornaments or bulbs underneath.
2. Place a candle on top of the wine glass.

CRANBERRY TEA LIGHT
Source: elizabethannedesigns.com
1. Fill a cup with cranberries and a little water
2. Set a floating candle on the top.
3. You can use a candle stand or a cup that would look awesome sitting on a table.  

CANDLE PILLARS MADE FROM CINNAMON STICKS
Source: wohnidee.wunderweib.de
1. Gently place and cinnamon sticks of varying size around a candle.
2. Take a festive string or bow and wrap around the cinnamon sticks to keep them securely in place.

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kim coker
132 days ago

Hi Ellen,I love you. We watch you every single day and tivo it as well.Ellen you give me pause to laugh and have fun during my day, you see i have Multiple Sclerosis and it can be pretty tough,but you make me forget for a while.Like i absolutely love watching the 12 days of giveaways,and i always wish i could be lucky enough to be there for one. Especially since my birthday is december 12th! and my neices bday is on your birthday january 26th. Anyway just want to let you know i love you,and your show your show brings me much joy!! Oh and please tell Portia hi for me.

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Sophie
490 days ago

Is this a recipe for a cheese cake? no?? from the looks of it.....its hard to do! I mean common,who'd read and do all that if its not edible in the end?!

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Megan Johnston
490 days ago

What do you put under the upside down wine glasses and votive holder??? What a great idea! Gonna try it!

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Debbie Woolfolk
491 days ago

I think Rosie of Sophie & Rosie looks exactly what yours and Porcha's daughter would look like, if you ever had children....I love you and I love your show, I only wish we had a lot more Ellens in this world, it would be a much better place. Keep smiling, laughing and dancing! Be kind to yourself too! Debbie in Tampa, FL

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Meaghan Miller
491 days ago

Just got the tweet a few times, made it a favorite and am enjoying Bethenny's ideas!!! She has balls and looking forward to making the peppermint scrub. I would so love to win the 12 days, Love you and your show Ellen. THANKS!!

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noella prince
491 days ago

How can. I win the 12 days of christmas . This would be the most wonderful christmas ever . It has been a very rough year,,probably the worst christmas ever . I know there are people out there with a lot worst luck than me ,thisis what keeps me going . Merry. Christmas and. Happy. New. Year!!!

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noella prince
491 days ago

I just loved the wonderful gifts ideas on the show today . I love christmas with a name like noella I wonder why lol lol lol . I love your show. Ellen you are a good person . Thank you for just being you

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noella prince
491 days ago

I just loved all the gifts ideas that was on your show . I just loveyour show anytime . Merry. Christmas!!!

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Wendy  S
491 days ago

So Pretty and so easy. Thank you

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Dina Marchese
491 days ago

Love all these ideas!!!

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Emily Weidner
491 days ago

So Cute!!

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bonny cail
491 days ago

Received the tweet 4 times, so thought I would check it out. Great ideas! I'm going to try a couple of them ...the sugar scrub and the snow.

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491 days ago

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