Posts Tagged ‘Handmade Gift Ideas’

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Lavendar Sachet

Mmm, fresh smelling clothes. jungrrl whipped up a few lavender sachets for gifts last year. She sewed hers on a machine, but you could hand sew them if you prefer. I love the little button accent. So sweet! Click here to see a full tutorial on Craftster. PREVIOUS GIFT IDEAS Patchwork Scarf Photo Bookmark Felt […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Photo Pillow

If you have a great photo, do what SpunK did and make a pillow using the image! Use photos of someone’s children or pets, or if you’re making this for a family member, old family photos would be ideal. To view the post on Craftster, click here. PREVIOUS GIFT IDEAS Patchwork Scarf Photo Bookmark Felt […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make Recycled Stationery

It’s great when you can make a wonderful gift for someone with recycled materials! SnapsAndDrangons used old paper bags for the writing paper, and made the envelopes out of magazines for this lovely recycled stationery set. She even used recycled plastic bags to hold all the supplies needed to write letters from home. To see […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Personalized Game Of Clue

If you know someone who loves to play games, and especially if they love the game “Clue”, here’s an idea you’ll love! Get a game from the thrift store and change the rooms and characters to match friends or coworkers to make a personalized game just for them. grammardog made this game for a coworker. […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make NoSew Fingerless Gloves

trickygirlb made some fabulous No-Sew fingerless gloves using squares of polar fleece and careful knotting! These quick and easy gloves will keep hands warm on the coldest of days. This is another fun craft the kids could help with, so make a few colorful pairs today! To view the tutorial for these gloves, click here […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Lovely Pendant

How cute are these? onescrappinjohnson made these pendants from scrapbook paper and inexpensive washers from the hardware store. I love this idea! The pendants are quick and easy to do, but they look like a million! Choose papers in the colors and patterns you know your recipients will love. These are sure to please any […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make An “I Spy” Bag

Here’s a great way to keep kids entertained while traveling: an I Spy bag of their very own. Fill the bag with little toys, buttons, coins…you name it! Choose a fabric and trinkets that reflect the personality of the recipient. Kids will love looking for the items. lil_abi added a card to hers that lists […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make Embellished Silverware

safetyscissors posted these great Lichtenstein-inspired embellished utensils. She made them using polymer clay and some acrylic paints. What a perfect gift for the young and the young at heart! In her post, safetyscissors provides a wonderful tutorial for making Tetris-inspired flatware. Know a gamer who needs a fun gift? For more photos and a tutorial […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make An Etched Bottle

Need a gift for that hard-to-buy-for man in your life? How about buying a bottle of his favorite beverage, and etching it? MsJamieLeigh etched a favorite college team logo on this bottle as a surprise for her dad. You can find glass etching kits at your local craft store. Follow the directions included on the […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Travel Sudoku Tin

Here’s a fun gift idea for the Sudoku fanatic in your life: a travel Sudoku set! CheyElizabeth decorated an Altoid tin, reduced several Sudoku games on a copier to fit inside, and added a couple of marble magnets to the kit so the games can be secured to the back for easy playing on the […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Cupcake Tote

Here’s a great idea for a hostess gift: a cute little cupcake tote which contains the ingredients to make yummy cupcakes. Everything is here, including the sprinkles! Aren’t these the cutest? suganspyyce is making these for her tween-age cousins this year. They are going to love this! Use some festive scrapbook papers to make this […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make Little Notebooks

Everyone could use a little notebook to keep track of their brilliant ideas (or at least their shopping list). Make them personal by using old dvd covers, album covers, or game boxes. SusNTX used a Bind-It-All to make her notebooks, but if you don’t have one of those, most local copy stores are happy to […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Hat From A Sweater

Brrr. In many parts of the world it’s getting cold right now. You don’t have to be a knitter to give someone an awesome warm knit hat this year. pleaseelise took some of her old sweaters and made gorgeous hats with them. Don’t have any sweaters you are willing to part with? Visit your local […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make An iPod Cozy

Sometimes it’s hard to think of something for the men in your life. This faux bois cozy by Alli_Lucy would be perfect. It protects the iPod, but it’s not too “girly”. Stitch this one up for your favorite guy. To read about how to make this cozy on Craftster, click here. PREVIOUS GIFT IDEAS Patchwork […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make Infused Bath Salts

Everyone could use a little pampering this time of year. Don’t we all know someone who would love some infused bath salts? What about coffee-cinnamon or green-tea ginger scented? Mmmm. Package them up in beautiful containers, and you know you’re going to make someone very happy! susanstars shares both the recipes for these two scented […]