Here are a few homemade Christmas gift ideas to help those holiday dollars go a little bit farther this year.
1 – Cowboy Cookie Mix in a JarThese cookies in a jar are a great, simple and inexpensive gift idea. Better than giving a plate or tin of the standard holiday cookies, consider this great tasting and festive looking alternative.
Photo Sherri Osborn
2 – Button Snowman — You can make a bunch of these cute Button Snowmen and give as gifts. Make them into ornaments, magnets or even pins.
DK – A Greener Christmas © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited
3 – Clothespin Angels — Using traditional wooden clothespins you can make these adorable Clothespin Angels to give as gifts. These angels can be used as ornaments, a Christmas tree topper or just for the angel collector.
4 – Golf Ball Dog — Don’t worry, this is a dog that you never have to feed. This Golf Ball Doggie will make a great gift for the avid golfer on your Christmas list.
5 – No-Slip Slipper Socks — You can make these neat non-slip Slipper Socks for everyone on your list, adding a personal touch to each one.
6 – Handprint Canvas Bag — This is a great gift for Grandma. What grandmother wouldn’t be thrilled to have all of her grandchildren’s hand prints with her wherever she goes? This Handprint Canvas Bag will not only be a great gift from the kids but will be wonderful to reminisce about after the kids get older.
7 – Amazing Snow Globe — This amazing idea from OurBestBites is simply the neatest idea I’ve seen in a long time. You can make these great Snow Globes for your friends with kids, your kids’ grandparents or make some with a picture of you and/or your family and give them out in place of the traditional family picture.
8 – Memorable Recipe Frame — The perfect gift for a daughter to give to her mother, or vice versa. This Memorable Recipe Frame will be a keepsake for anyone who receives it.
9 – Army Man Wreath — This cool wreath will make a great gift for Dad or little boys alike. What a great way to repourpse those plastic soldiers that have been forgotten. This Army Man Wreath would be the perfect addition to any guy’s Man Cave!
10 – 3-D Felt Christmas Tree Card — A wonderful and easy gift that can be given to anyone on your gift list this Christmas season. This 3-D Felt Christmas Tree Card is sure to bring joy and amazement to everyone that receives it.