Posts Tagged ‘gifts for teens’

Handmade Gift Ideas: Quilted French Memo Board

Do you have a friend or family member who is forgetful? MareMare shows you how to craft a Quilted French Memo Board to keep them on track. After they get this awesome gift, they will have no excuse for late appointments. Need more ideas for family, friends and pets? Check out our past handmade gift […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Wrap it up! Great gift wrap ideas.

Time to wrap it up!! Craftster is full of ideas for creative wrapping. My personal favorite is to use pieces of fabric to wrap gifts (otherwise known as furoshiki). For a broader selection of wrapping, including spruced up brown paper, fun custom tape, and beautiful bows you can peruse the “gift_wrap” tag. Have a strangely […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Felt Flower Keychain

Need just a little extra thing to add to a gift? Why not try these cute felt flower keychains? BeaG gives a rundown of how to make these adorable handsewn items. You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=392764.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Temporary Tattoos

Pulling together some fun last minute gifts? Mirrorandmoon tells us that with an inkjet printer and some special temporary tattoo paper, we can make all kinds of awesome temporary tattoos! You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=390443.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Hand Painted Glasses

We’re starting to get down to the wire here for holiday gift making! How about making some hand painted glasses for someone on your list? This tutorial from toriaa is simple but makes for an awesome, completely customizable gift. Pick their favorite tv show, favorite band, their initials… anything meaningful to them! You can find […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Kitty Ear Headband

Everyone needs a bit of cute whimsy in their life. How about giving them some with this adorable cat ear headband? Dolly Mixx teaches you how to use wire, ribbon, and faux pearls to make this fun accessory. You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=414221.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Altered Tin

Altered tins can be a great way to present a very tiny gift or just a way to share some art with someone on your list. The always amazing rackycoo shares the basics on how she creates gorgeous tins. You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=374080.0 The possibilities are almost endless but if you […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Pajama Pants

Who wouldn’t love a nice, comfy pair of pj’s? Young and old and everywhere in between, everyone loves a cozy pair of pants to lounge around in. The wonderful queenofdiy can show you how to use an existing pair of pants to make these pajama pants for almost anyone on your list! You can find […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Tentacle Charm

Could this polymer clay tentacle charm squirm its way into the heart of someone on your list? Imtheasian1 gives more complex options for polymer clay pros, but the tutorial is definitely doable by those who are newer to the medium. You could attach it to a necklace, a keychain, a bookmark… just about anything! You […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Monster Messenger Bag

Put the fun into functional gifts with this monster messenger bag! Sure, you could use this tutorial by ikillbarbies to make a plain bag for anyone on your list, but why not just go all the way and make it a monster! You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=41561.0 For more great gift ideas […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Resin Belt Buckle

Sometimes working with resin can seem intimidating, but this tutorial from kitkraft is very thorough and makes the process look easy! Use it to make awesome personalized belt buckles for all the cool dudes and dudettes in your life! Dive into your stash and find all those cool little bits and bobs and finally turn […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Jumpring Earrings

Have a jewelry-lover on your list? Theartofmegan has the perfect tutorial. These beautiful earrings only require some basic supplies and techniques. They’re impressive without taking too long to finish. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=242281.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas to […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Earbud Carrier

Getting someone a new gadget this year? Why not give them a handmade earbud carrier so they can keep their earbuds tangle-free and easy to find? TroubleT has written a great tutorial for this gift. Pair it with knit covered earbud wires for some extra fun! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=414918.0 For […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Sweater Boots

These adorable sweater boots are sure to be a hit! They’re probably easier than you’d expect. Urban Threads does a good job explaining how you can make your own. You can machine embroider a fancy embellishment on the top, leave it plain, or even just embellish them with a brooch! You can see the full […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Creative Gift Wrapping

For our final gift idea of the year, we’re going to show you how to wrap all the amazing things you’ve made and purchased for those on your list! In our Craftster Quickies video, kittykill will show you how to wrap a variety of gifts with reusable and recycled materials such as fabric, paper bags […]