Posts Tagged ‘gifts for children’

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

The yule log is roaring on the TV, you’re wrapped up in your favorite blanket and a text comes in. The hottie mchottie is at the downstairs neighbor’s party. Get your booty dressed, bring a gift and get to the party STAT! All of the stores are closed! What are you going to do? You […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Crochet Santa Boot Cuffs

Ho Ho Ho! Who’s that coming down the chimney? Nope, it’s not crazy Uncle Bruce! It’s Santa Claus! The jolly elf in the red suit is getting ready to make his way around the world spreading happiness to all the good girls and boys. Spread your own holiday cheer with these adorable Crochet Santa Boot […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Cardboard Shelf

What do you make the person who collects everything? Why not craft a Cardboard Shelf to display their amazing trinkets. Craftster member EdelC shares her tutorial for this whimsical and functional case that can be customized to fit any personality. Show off friends and family portraits in each little cubbyhole. This shelf isn’t just for […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Molasses Candy

Everyone knows candy is dandy for gift giving during the holiday season. Calories do not count this time of year. Patty-o-Furniture shares her recipe for Molasses Candy that is perfect for large group gifts such as book clubs, coworkers or crafty caravans. Making sweets is an adventure, but even the “mistakes” taste great. So really, […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Elf on a Shelf Tutu

Has an Elf on a Shelf invaded your home this holiday season? If so, you are not alone. Pottermouth’s elf, Alton, has been causing mischief for years. This year he decided to class up the joint with a rendition of the Nutcracker ballet. Of course an Elf of the Shelf Tutu was necessary! This adorable […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Recycled Sweater Quilt

The snow is falling, the fire is roaring and you are ready to snuggle up with that special someone. While body heat is nice, it only gets you so far. Sew a Recycled Sweater Quilt for your sweetie and spend the winter nights toasty warm. EdelC shows you how to take those old sweaters and […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Mini Heart Pinata

The gifts are wrapped and under the tree. Now it is time to focus on stocking stuffers. Socks are great, but let’s step up your game a little bit with LovelyMiss‘ Mini Heart Pinata. These cute minis are a fun way to hide candies and tiny toys.Try your hand at making holiday themed pinatas like […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Crochet Knotted Head Wrap

Do you have a friend who has perfect hair? You could crochet them a hat, but then the hair will no longer have that beautiful look. Keep your friend’s noggin’ warm and save the style with Bethntim’s tutorial for a Crochet Knotted Head Wrap. In about an hour you can crochet a wrap for your […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Pipe Cleaner Mouse

What happens when you give a mouse a cookie? He plays you a song on his little itty bitty trumpet. At least that’s what happens in Pottermouth’s world. She has created these adorable Pipe Cleaner Mice that are perfect for gift toppers, stocking stuffers (think pencil toppers) or a holiday diorama. Be careful! These mice […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Danish Heart Basket

Can we get a little love for our letter carriers? They are on high alert this time of year. Delivering packages, working long hours and dealing with cranky customers is not a fun way to spend the holiday season. Why not thank them with a little gift. Kittykill shares her tutorial for a Danish Heart […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Sharpie Tie Dye Shirt

Do you want to try a new craft and knock out a couple holiday gifts at the same time? Why not try I Sew Cute’s tutorial for a Sharpie Tie Dye Shirt. This is a great project for kids of any ages. The designs can be anything your imagination can think up! Invite a few […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: SLIME

A few days ago I overheard a man in the grocery line saying that if his daughter asked for slime one more time he would scream. “Enough with the slime,” he shouted. Of course I couldn’t resist letting him know that slime is super easy to make and also makes a great inexpensive gift. I […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017

From December 1 to December 24, we are spotlighting an awesome gift tutorial to inspire you this holiday season! 🙂 Stumped for a gift idea for your friend? Need to whip up a gift for Aunt Carol? Just want to make something fun for yourself this month? Here’s a nifty little guide to get you […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Crochet Hook Needle Roll

We all have friends and family that are disorganized. If you see a mess, you know they are around. They are the pigpens of the craft world. Help those people get organized with Pottermouth’s tutorial for a Crochet Hook Needle Roll. You don’t have to stick to just crochet needles. These rolls can hold paint […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Pygmy Puff

We all need a friend. Someone who will listen to us and keep us company on cold winter nights. Take a page out of Pottermouth’s book on making friends with her tutorial for a Pygmy Puff. These adorable little fluff balls are the perfect companion. They don’t shed, take up very little space and above […]