Posts Tagged ‘gifts for children’

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Christmas Diorama in a Faux Vintage Box

It’s time to kick off the annual Handmade Holiday Gift Guide and there is no better way to celebrate this year’s gift giving than with a fun and festive Christmas Diorama in a Faux Vintage Box from extraordinary Craftster member Rackycoo. This diorama is perfect for those who love the vintage look of the holiday […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Holiday Wrapping

It’s crunch time! Tonight is the night! Time to start celebrating. There is just one thing left to do…wrap the presents! OH NO! What are you going to do? Don’t sweat it, baby! Check out mouseatethekitty’s tutorial for Holiday Wrapping. You do not need a lot of paper or fancy embellishments to make your gifts […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Holiday Ribbon Bow

All the gifts are crafted and ready to be wrapped. Sure you could just throw a cheaply made “meh” bow on your presents but, c’mon! This is you we are talking about. You are fabulous, crafty and made of glitter! No normal bow on top will do! You need a festive holiday ribbon bow! Crafty247 […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Zipper Critters

Kids of all ages will love giving these adorable Zipper Critters a new home for the holidays. CMarion3 shares her tutorial for these fun creations that make a great gift and wrapping all in one! If you need to stash bust, this craft is for you! Zipper Critters can hold small presents and gift cards. […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Marshmallows from Scratch

Do you have someone in your life that has a sweet tooth? Instead of getting them the same old box of chocolates why not make them a tasty treat using Rckfella’s recipe for Marshmallows made from scratch. It is not as difficult as it seems and you can try different flavors once you have the […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: The Roaming Gnome

Do you have friends or family who love to travel? Why not make them a fun Panoramic Picture Frame with a cute little mascot. Craftster member Minouette shares her idea for a moving picture frame that can customized in so many ways. If gnomes aren’t your thing, you can add little peg people or other […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Hot/Cold Rice Packs

Gifts for coworkers can be risky. So many people have restrictions nowadays that planning one gift for all can cause you to pull your hair out. Craftster moderator LovelyMiss has the perfect solution for group gifts. Her tutorial for Hot/Cold Rice Packs is a gift that everyone can use. This project is a great way […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Tutu Dress

Who doesn’t like to dress up fancy during the holiday season? It’s fun! If you can dress up like a sugar plum fairy, that is even better. Craftster member Crafty247 shows us how to make a very sweet Tutu Dress that doesn’t require a lot of sewing skills. This fancy frock would be so much […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Holiday Bingo

Keeping kids busy during the holiday season can be a bit of a challenge. You shouldn’t have to stress out trying to keep them entertained and engaged. Craftster member JS has the perfect solution for you. Her Christmas Bingo Game is a fun way to get the little ones involved in the season of giving. […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Chocolate Mice

Every now and then there comes a tutorial that stands the test of time. Chocolate Mice by McJulie-O is just that tutorial. This fun gift has been with us for 11 years and it is still going strong! You can make up a batch of these delicious little guys in not time flat. While this […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: BB8 Crochet Hat

Do you have a Star Wars fan in your life? They know the lines from every movie, collect all the action figures and even have “jedi in training” on their resume. What can you get the fan that has everything? A BB8 Crochet Hat, of course! This one of a kind hat is the perfect […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Pompoms

Are you looking for an easy project that will not only engage your kids but also help slim down your gift giving list? Why not try craftylittlemonkey’s tutorial for Pompoms. You don’t need a special tool to make them; just a few items you probably already have hanging around the house. These little balls of […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Whipped Body Butter

Winter can be brutal. The cold weather hits and dries out our skin; leaving it cracked and in pain. Kittykill’s tutorial is the perfect solution for dry skin and gift giving! Whipped Body Butter is easy to make. You can include your own special touch by adding a signature scent. Print out a festive label […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Danish Heart Basket

You can never go wrong with giving a gift card. They are practical and easy. Instead of giving just a card, create a wrapping that is fun, can be filled with other treats and be reused again and again. Kittykill shares her tutorial for a Danish Heart Basket that not only makes a perfect holder […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Whitman’s Sampler

Are you looking for a clever way to give a gift card or holiday cash? Why not take a page out of Jenxx’s book and create a felt Whitman’s Sampler for fun packaging. This gift isn’t just a box to hold cash, you can make little felt treats for kid’s to play with. Create a […]