How about a quick and simple project to spruce up your kitchen?
Personalized utensils and potholders.
For the utensils, I purchased some bamboo spoons.
I made these for a friend, so I stamped the initial of her last name onto the handle using staz on ink (amazon link) The staz on is a solvent ink so it penetrates the wood. I'm not sure it will hold up to repeated washings, but it will stay on there for a while.
For the potholders, I bought some plain black ones and sewed some chevron ribbon all the way around the edges.
Super simple and personalized gift!!