Handmade Christmas Gifts on a Budget
Keeping Christ in Christmas by focusing on the Child and not the holiday and how to afford it. Gift giving does not have to be expensive to heartfelt.
This DIY fringed flannel throw is cozy, fashionable, and easy to make for about $10, making it a great handmade holiday gift! My mom starts asking us for Christmas lists every year in July. No joke. We all act like she's crazy, saying we couldn't possibly start thinking about Christmas that far in advance.
December 13, 2012 Update: I have had many of you wanting the labels to download...Great News! They are now available and you can get them by clicking on this link: Peppermint Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Labels You will notice that you have to Like my Face Book page to get it.
Since we've been so interested in weaving lately, we were reminded of a tutorial Arounna Khounnoraj of bookhou did for us a while back and thought it was worthy to pull it out of the archives for another summer project feature idea.
The fastest way to knit a chunky style blanket with Simply Maggie. Click the link for a video tutorial!
Simple, easy and creative recipes and projects delivered straight to your inbox. If you are new to homemade, DIY gift giving then today's simple Christmas gift might be just what you need for the inspiration to try it out.
It's freezing outside and I don't want to leave my house! I'm using this "indoor" time to get some of my crafting projects done. I'm planning on giving these necklaces for mothers day, but they would be perfect for birthdays or Valentine's day too. These are really pretty and cost less than $2.50 each!
I've come to a realization, and I have a confession to make-I am a litterer. A ring litterer that is. Ever since I started doing the multi-ring stacking trend, they are scattered all over my house, as I take them off to work outside, do the dishes, or hop in the shower.
Hey crafty friends! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Now that Thanksgiving is over I hope you're ready for more holiday gift ideas! I have several handmade gift ideas to share with you over the next few weeks, especially new sugar scrub recipes.
I found this wooden letter on clearance for $3 a few months ago and thought it'd make the perfect base for a collage of some type. In an effort to economize my Christmas gifts and make something special for my nieces, it became a Christmas gift.
Looking for a unique DIY holiday gift idea this holiday season? Consider making some homemade peppermint lip balm using just a few natural ingredients. It's so easy you'll never want to buy store-bought again! The shea butter is super soothing for dry lips especially when paired with peppermint essential oil.