What makes a homemade gift look store-bought? Much of it has to do with the materials one uses in crafting the gift and how it's presented. Of course, you don't want to lose that special appeal of something made by a friend or loved one, but you do want to make a gift that the recipient will actually use or display with pride!
Below, a few homemade Christmas gift ideas we've turned to over the years. Some are as simple as dressing up a mason jar filled with spiced nuts, others, like handmade soap are a bit more complicated. No matter which crafty homemade gift you chose to gift however, your loved one will know it's from the heart and will truly treasure it!
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Mason jars are all the rage this year and we're having no trouble understanding why. With the ability to fill these guys (which come in all shapes and sizes) with anything from baked goods to jams to spiced nuts, it's easy to customize your gift to fit your recipient. And we'll be hard pressed to find someone who isn't totally in love with this idea! Read More
A quick trip to the craft store will turn up so many gorgeous decorating ideas for an ornament you'll have no trouble crafting a homemade Christmas gift a friend will love to display on her tree. Shop around for ribbon, beads and other embellishments. Then, follow our simple how-to and create a one-of-a-kind gift. Read More
Mason jars aren't just for stuffing with delicious desserts or jams. We've got 13 clever ways to turn these trendy props into a holiday gift any recipient will appreciate. Read More
Make one of these colorful swirl-design ornaments for your friends and family this Christmas. What's great about these fabulous gifts is they can grace the recipients tree each year and serve as a constant reminder of your friendship. Read More
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