Posts Tagged ‘gifts for teens’

Handmade Gift Ideas: Steampunk Wrist Cuffs

I am in need of the perfect accessory to compliment my holiday outfit. Luckily, I came across cmarion3′s awesome tutorial for Steampunk Wrist Cuffs. I love that I can whip these up quickly, not only for myself, but for my closest friends. It’s always great to get jewelry, but a customized piece sends the perfect [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Cowl and Shoulder Warmer

Are you ready for that long drive to grandma’s house this holiday season? Have your snacks packed? What about something to work on for the long trip? Adrig has the perfect road trip project for you…A Cowl and Shoulder Warmer . Not only will this project keep you occupied, but would also make a great [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Paper Mushrooms

Nature lovers will give you a big ol’ bear hug when they receive these adorable Paper Mushrooms. It’s hard to believe that these little guys are so easy to make, but loukr assures us that they are. I trust her and you can too! So…let’s all commune with nature and make some awesome paper mushrooms! [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Paper Roll Hats

I bet you have a person in your life that loves miniatures. Anything that is cute and small just sends them into a tailspin. These Paper Roll Hats by teag will bring a smile to their face and some rest on your pocketbook. Almost everything in this project is from recycled items that you have [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Cupcake Liner Flowers

Flowers are so wonderful, they can brighten up any day. The downside is that they don’t last forever…until now. Apis_melis’ bouquet of Cupcake Liner Flowers are perfect for any season or occasion and the best part is that they last forever. There are so many different varieties of cupcake liners that you can make a [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Lazy Scarf

A unique friend deserves a unique gift. Ptarmic wumpus shows us that a one of a kind gift doesn’t need to take a lot of your time and effort. This felted Lazy Scarf is a perfect project for anyone looking to get started in the fiber arts. A wonderful felted scarf will not only keep [...]

Handmade Gift Idea: Star Book

Rackycoo can make you a star…okay, so that’s not entirely true. She can’t make you shine but, she can show you how to make this clever Star Book. This gift is an excellent way to showcase memories or your own artwork. Your friend or family member will smoother you with kisses and you will be [...]

Handmade Gift Idea: Simple House Stamps

Being home for the holidays is one of the best feelings ever. Family, stockings hung by the fire, that weird fruit salad with the marshmallows..okay,maybe not the salad. If you can’t make it home the festive season, you can still get that warm fuzzy feeling thanks to LimeRiot and her Simple House Stamps. This is [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Pleated Scrap Bag with Belt Strap

I have so many friends that are purse-aholics. They just love them! This year I plan on making each of them a personalized Pleated Scrap Bag with Belt Strap. BoatsandSews’ clear and concise steps to making this stylish bag allow even the sewing challenged, like myself, to whip up this cutie in no time. Looking [...]

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: ATC Folio

We all have friends and family members that are crazy collectors. They may even be a collector of artist trading cards (ATC). LimeRiot has the perfect way to keep those mini works of art organized with her ATC Folio. An ATC Folio is a great gift not only for the seasoned ATC collector but an [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Chocolate Sugar Scrub

How many times have you been in this predicament…you have been invited to a party and need a gift, or maybe a neighbor stopped by unexpectedly with a little present? You are in desperate need of a last minute gift! Pinkleo has you covered with her yummy Chocolate Sugar Scrub. This craft is so easy [...]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Lazy Drawstring Bags

The perfect gift is one that keeps giving. These Lazy Drawstring Bags are the perfect gift! You can use them for months to come. LovelyMiss shows us how to make these versatile bags in several easy to follow steps. They are great for wrapping a present or carrying around all the booty you received in [...]

Handmade Holiday: Quilled Paper Sunflower Necklace

We all have that certain friend who is just gaga over unusual jewelry. This might stump the average person, but not you my crafty companion. Littlecircles has a great tutorial on making a quilled Sunflower Necklace. You certainly don’t have to keep with the color theme, you could choose your friend’s favorite color. Your friend [...]

Handmade Holiday: Party Animals

Do you have a dog lover in your family? Why not surprise them with a custom pet portrait. Rackycoo offers up her easy to follow tutorial on painting custom pet portraits, like this one of my little Party Animals. A pet portrait will be treasured for years to come. Don’t forget to check out the [...]