Posts Tagged ‘gifts for children’

Handmade Gift Ideas: Hippogriff

Happy Harry Potter Christmas! Every HP fan on your holiday list will head over broom for their very own Hippogriff. They can hang this wonderful creature from the tree or keep it next to them for a little extra protection. Pottermouth’s tutorial requires no magical spells or potions but you will need a needle and […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Exploding Needle Box

No need to worry, no boxes were destroyed or fingers loss making this Exploding Needle Box. There were lots of happy faces when it was given as a gift. Calabaza’s tutorial for an Exploding Needle Box is a great way to wrap up all of your crafty presents. It can be used over and over […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Japanese Shibori Dyeing

Looking for a fun project to do with family and friends when they come into town? Why not have a day of Japanese Shibori Dyeing. AlwaysInMyRoom has an excellent tutorial on this time honored tradition. You can teach the kids about this traditional dyeing technique while making last minute gifts. No two pieces will be […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Bunny Travel Pillow

Traveling during the holiday season can cause a lot of stress to you and to your little one. One way you can diminish that stress is to make everyone their very own Bunny Travel Pillow. Artisan82′s tutorial is perfect for creating a family of bunnies. No more stress, everyone gets a bunny travel pillow and […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Baby Wrap Headbands

Did you know that babies are very concerned about fashion? It’s a fact! They are always up on the latest styles. Jillybeans is very happy to help the wee ones become fashion plates with her tutorial for a Baby Wrap Headband. Customize the headband to match an outfit and let the fashion show begin. This […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Elf Sweater

A cold elf is a cranky elf and a cranky elf means no holiday cheer in your house. The only legal way to keep that elf quiet is to knit the poor little guy a sweater. Pottemouth shares her pattern for an Elf Sweater that will sure to put a smile on that Christmas imp’s […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: A Dinky Donkey

Everyone has a favorite stuffed animal from their childhood. Mine was a little mouse with a bow on its tail. I carried that thing everywhere. I loved that mouse. Why not create a special friend for your little one with Pottermouth‘s pattern for a Dinky Donkey. This little lady can take your child on magical […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Fabric Paper Popcorn Bag

That’s it! The holiday stress has gotten to me. I am off to join the circus. I will arrive in style with Calabaza’s tutorial for a Fabric Paper Popcorn Bag. This is the perfect gift for fans of the big top. For kids, you can fill the bag with toy circus animals and performers. For […]

Handmade Holiday: Puffy Cloud and Hearts Mobile

Want to bring a little love and sunshine into a deary December day? Sweets4ever has the perfect gift idea for you with her awesome tutorial for a Puffy Cloud and Hearts Mobile. This clever creation can be used as a photo prop or decor for any room in the house. Is it wrong that I […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Double Layer Hogwarts Scarf

Raise your hand if you are close to a fan of Harry Potter. Why not make them their very own Double Layer Hogwarts Scarf. Not only does it keep them toasty warm but it also screams, “I’M A FAN!” They will wear their scarf with pride and shower you with magical wizard kisses. Graverobbergirl’s tutorial […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Hamstergurumi

It is a well known fact that tweens and teenagers love cute little things. Don’t even try to deny it. They do. They squeal with delight at small baby animals. It is also true that I do the same thing. Why not make their day by crocheting your tween or teenager their very own Hamstergurumi. […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Child Drawing Ornament

Nothing makes a child more proud than to see their artwork hanging in the house. Abbeeroad shows us how to create a keepsake out of your child’s artwork with this Child Drawing Ornament tutorial. I love the idea of creating a new one each year. This is a great gift for family members such as […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Book Bag for Kids

I remember growing up and loving my Little Golden Books. They were such treasures to me. I suspect Kosmicgirl feels the same way about her Pixi Books and thus created this clever Book Bag to make sure that those little books can be transported anywhere and never lost on any adventure. Looking for other clever […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Butterfly Ornament

Decorating the tree is huge at my house. It is the focal point for our holiday decorations. I am especially fond of keepsake ornaments. I love giving them to friends and family to create a memory they will treasure. Cackle created these beautiful Butterfly Ornaments that would be cherished for years to come. We have […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Cars on the Go

Vroom! Vroom! This might be a sound you have heard too often if your child loves cars. Wah! Wah! That might be the sound you also hear too often if your child loses one of their cars. Travelgirl designed a perfect solution to traveling with toy cars and the fear of losing them. Her Cars […]