Recipe Ring Gift Idea

I’m always looking for practical gifts for wedding, showers, birthdays, you name it.

A few years ago my sisters, mom and I decided to make RECIPE RINGS for ourselves, and it was then that I realized that these would make perfect gifts!

Recipe Ring Gift Idea on { lilluna.com } Practical and inexpensive!

It took some work initially, but now that we have the recipes typed up, it is so nice to print them off and give them as gifts.

{And I must mention that I CANNOT live without mine!}

Today, I will show you how to make this Recipe Ring Gift Idea and show you just how practical and great they are. ;)

SUPPLIES:

- Recipes- 4×6 Blank Note Cards

- Colored Paper

- Computer

- Silver Ring

- Laminator

- Hole Punch

DIRECTIONS:

1. Begin by typing up all your favorite recipes by section (Main Dish, Dessert, Side Dishes, Drinks, etc.). This may seem hard, but a TON of recipes are on the web, so all you have to do is copy and paste. Or, if you have sisters, divide the work of typing them up among everyone to make it easier.

2. Make sure that the recipes are shorter than 6 inches long on your Word Program since you will be cutting them out and gluing on the note cards. To make recipes ALL CAPS, highlight your text and right-click. You will see a FONT tool. Go to that and under EFFECTS you can check a square that makes it ALL CAPS.

3. When you are ready to print, make sure the recipes are less than 4 inches tall or make sure you add a few spaces if it’s a long one and you’re going to glue the recipe on the front and back of the index card.

4. Print Recipes onto different COLORS of paper to distinguish the TYPES of recipes they are (desserts, main dishes, etc.) Doing this makes it so easy to find a recipe.

5. Cut out recipes and glue to index cards.

6. Laminate if possible to prevent wear and tear.

7. Hole punch and add ring.

When giving as a gift, I also like to add a little something, whether it be measuring cups or a whisk I bought in the dollar section at Target.

What’s so GREAT about this gift, other than it’s practicality, is that you can continue to type up and print your recipes to add to the ring (which is what we do every year when we find new recipes we love). I know for me it is my one place to find all our

FAMILY FAVORITE RECIPES.

DIY Recipe Ring

DIY Recipe Ring - great gift idea { lilluna.com }

I’m telling ya – it’s cheap, awesome and practical.

What more could you want?

For more great inexpensive gift ideas, be sure to check out:

Keep the Change Sign - perfect for the laundry room!!

DIY Laundry Sign

Super CUTE and Super AFFORDABLE Count Your Blessings Board. Tutorial on { lilluna.com }

Count Your Blessings Board

For all DIY projects go HERE, and for all Gift ideas go HERE.

ENJOY!

 

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    My favorite is the silver vintage initial pendant!kswin33 at gmail.com

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    I'm a follower!kswin33 at gmail.com

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    I love the photo necklaces

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    Im a Follower

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    Oh my! I love all the rings! I would get 5 of those to give to my sisters (and one for myself of course) so 6. :)

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    I'm a follower.sethdeziATgmailDOTcom

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    .. and i'm a follower : )[email protected]

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    I'm a follower.amy dot schaugaard at gmail dot com

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    I love the simple but classy name charm. amy dot schaugaard at gmail dot com

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    LORI- I am majorly digging the KEEP CALM CARRY ON NECKLACE.. I so want it! LOVE LOVE IT! winks- jen

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    LIL' LUNA- I so follow your blog and love it! You are on my blog list under "Other Addictions!" winks JEN!

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    I love the Fairytales Do Come True charm!myheehaw@hotmail[dot]com

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    I'm already a Lil' Luna follower! (:myheehaw@hotmail[dot]com

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    Great idea for the recipe ring! I love the bird necklaces.

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    I follow Lil' Luna. (email is in my profile)

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    I love the Keep Calm and Carry on necklace: Vintage Inspired Keep Calm and Carry On Rainblow (163) Necklace Glass Tile Charm Pendantedugosh(AT)Gmail

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    I'm a Lil' Luna GFC followeredugosh(AT)gmail

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    I love the personalized subway art and the initial pendant. She does a great job!

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    I follow!!

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    I love the inital pendants -thanks!butler83ataoldotcom

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    I am a follower!butler83ataoldotcom

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    I like lots of them but I really really like the red birds on the branch on pg. 1 and the bird on the branch on the last page too.davidlisa524 at aol.com

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    I love the vintage owl and the vintage bird and the personalized necklase with the name on the glass tile![email protected]

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    I'm a follower:)[email protected]

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    I like the vintage bird on a branch, but many, many are very cute!

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    I'm a Lil Luna follower. Love your ideas. KLSAustin1(@)aol.com

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    I am a follower of your blog! What a fantastic project you're showing today. I need to do this for my kids very soon!

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    I checked out Charming Chic etsy store and love everything. Loving the Blessed necklace! Great store!

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    I love the Believe pendant!butler83ataoldotcom

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    I am a follower!butler83ataoldotcom

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    LOVE the vintage initial pendant I adore.

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    I am a follower.

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    Wow! I love everything, but I really think the Old World Necklace is TDF!!!

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    I follow your blog!!!

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    I'm a follower![email protected]

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    I love the vintage initial pendant![email protected]

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    I love the inital pendant.

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    Love the recipe card gift idea! I'm an avid follower :)[email protected]

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    My absolute favorite piece is the Vintage Silver Charm Necklace with Personalized Initial Pendant! I have to have it!jen72684(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    I am already an enthusiastic follower of Ll Luna!jen72684(At)hotmail(dot)com

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    Most definitely my favorite is this one – Vintage Victorian Inspired Oval 30×40 Antique Silver Initial Pendant (0) with Acylic Glasslike Domed Top!

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    And I have just started following you via Google reader and Facebook!

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    Ups, I forgot to include an email in last 2 posts.so.warm.so.fuzzy (at) gmail.com

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    I love the Vintage Fairytales Do Come True Carriage Necklace in a Glass Tile Charm.stkavdiel @ gmail . com

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    I'm a follower :)

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    Jeananne Lybbert :

    Are your recipes available somewhere?


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