Archive for the ‘Handmade Gift Ideas’ Category

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Holiday Wrapping

It’s crunch time! Tonight is the night! Time to start celebrating. There is just one thing left to do…wrap the presents! OH NO! What are you going to do? Don’t sweat it, baby! Check out mouseatethekitty’s tutorial for Holiday Wrapping. You do not need a lot of paper or fancy embellishments to make your gifts […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Plastic Dome Ornaments

The clock is ticking, but you still have time to craft something sweet and meaningful for that special someone. Craftster member Jenxx share’s her tutorial for Plastic Dome Ornaments that can be crafted in an afternoon. You don’t have to limit the inhabitants of the dome to the holiday season. They can be personalized to […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Easy Paper Ornaments

The countdown has begun and you are still stumped for handmade gift ideas. You need something quick and easy for last minute gift giving. CMarion3 shares her tutorial for Easy Paper Ornaments that can be displayed all year round. Paper ornaments can be customized to anyone’s style and decor. Hang these little baubles in a […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Simple House Stamps

Hand carved stamps are a great way to give two gifts in one. You can create a personalized stamp and a one of a kind piece of art. Craftster member Limeriot shows you how to take a simple eraser and turn it into a Hand Carved Stamp that you can use for just about anything. […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Zipper Critters

Kids of all ages will love giving these adorable Zipper Critters a new home for the holidays. CMarion3 shares her tutorial for these fun creations that make a great gift and wrapping all in one! If you need to stash bust, this craft is for you! Zipper Critters can hold small presents and gift cards. […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Protective Lip Balm

You care about the people around you, don’t you? Of course you do! You want to make sure they have kissable lips when you decide to plant one on them this holiday season (remember to ask first!). Craftster member DaBunny shares her tutorial for Protective Lip Balm that will give those close to you perfect […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Animal Cracker Box Frame

Do you have a wild child in your life? Why not show off their crazy animal style with an Animal Cracker Box Frame by Craftster member buglake. This is a fun tongue and cheek craft to show off your favorite four legged or two legged animal. The best thing about this gift? It doesn’t cost […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Crochet Sugar Skulls

Looking for something a bit outside of the normal holiday scene? Why not crochet Sugar Skulls! Craftster member bethntim shares their pattern for Crochet Sugar Skulls that can be turned into just about anything. Crochet several at one time to make scarves, coasters, pins and hats. You can even make ornaments for a tree. Don’t […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Reusable Notebook Cover

Looking for a small last minute gift for that special coworker or friend? Why not stitch them up a Reusable Notebook Cover. Staying organized never looked so happy. Craftster member Leslieshappyheart shows you how to make a cover for a journal or day planner that can be used not only now, but for many years […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Rust Dye Scarf

Looking for a unique gift to give this holiday season? Why not try something new with Abbeeroad’s tutorial for a Rust Dye Scarf. This technique creates a vintage pattern look to the scarf. It is perfect for the steampunk or cosplay person in your life. Embroider images or a monogram for an even more personal […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Crafty Badges

Let’s hear it for crafty peeps! They can take anything and bend it, shape it, knit it, stitch it into something beautiful and breathtaking. Of course, those who create the magic know that it comes at a price. Burnt finger from glue guns, staying up way past bed time, thread that gets bunched up in […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Marshmallows from Scratch

Do you have someone in your life that has a sweet tooth? Instead of getting them the same old box of chocolates why not make them a tasty treat using Rckfella’s recipe for Marshmallows made from scratch. It is not as difficult as it seems and you can try different flavors once you have the […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Painted Background

What do you get a person who has everything? How about a mixed media piece of art. Craftster member audio shows you how to create artwork that can be hung on the wall or used as backgrounds for profile pictures on the internet. Mixed Media Art is so much fun to create. There are no […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: The Roaming Gnome

Do you have friends or family who love to travel? Why not make them a fun Panoramic Picture Frame with a cute little mascot. Craftster member Minouette shares her idea for a moving picture frame that can customized in so many ways. If gnomes aren’t your thing, you can add little peg people or other […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Christmas Tree Hat for a Cat

There is nothing cats love more than Christmas trees…unless they have to be one. While some kitties love playing dress up, Craftster member Pottermouth’s cat is not one of them. This Christmas Tree Hat for a Cat is the perfect accessory for you feline friend. While this kitty is not a fan of her festive […]