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25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make.

25 Handmade Gifts Under $5

Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… I love to give them and I love to receive them. In my opinion they are the best! EXTRAORDINARY Ideas: 25 Christmas Projects! It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

EXTRAORDINARY Ideas: 25 Christmas Projects!

Ding…♪ Dong…♫ Ding…♪ Dong…♫ .Christmas is without a doubt my FAVORITE Holiday. Lolly Chessie's Famous CP Christmas Trees - Crate Paper. 42 Inspirational and Creative Ways to Wrap Gifts. Who doesn’t love to receive beautifully wrapped gifts? And of course they look great under the Christmas tree. With the holidays upon us, you’re probably wrapping tons of gifts for friends and family, so I thought I’d round up some of the most inspirational and creative ways to wrap gifts of all kinds!

1) Anthropologie pom pom wrap; 2) Gift Monogram; 3) Trader Joe’s paper bags; 4) Giant Crackers; 5) White paper embellished with colorful ribbon and candy canes; 6) black paper w/ white ink; 7) gift tags made from last year’s Christmas cards; 8) DIY photo gift tags; 9) Zigzag ribbon; 10) White boxes with red ribbon; 11) striped wrapping paper; 12) red wrapping paper This next batch of photos is dedicated to the wonderfully versatile kraft paper.

You can dress it up with ribbon, baker’s twine, washi tape, stickers, doilies, stamps… anything looks great on this classic, neutral background! Town House Gift Boxes. The German town of Nuremberg has been famous for its "lebkuchen" since the late 1300s; the soft, cakey cookies are traditionally made with several spices, candied citrus peel, hazelnuts, and almonds.

Town House Gift Boxes

Packaged in quaint town house boxes, the cookies seem all the more authentic. The house templates create a sleeve that slips over a box filled with cookies. Tools and MaterialsTemplatesHeavyweight matte printing paperSelf-healing matCraft knifeBone folder4-inch length of red ribbon for each boxGlue stickParchment paperScallop scissorsDesired number of 3-inch square boxesLebkuchen (gingerbread) or other cookiesTape (optional) Cookie Box How-To1. Print templates at 105 percent onto heavyweight paper. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Christmas Tutorials Start Here - Chris's Patchwork Decorations. OK, can you believe four months today Christmas Day will be over?

Christmas Tutorials Start Here - Chris's Patchwork Decorations

We started a Christmas countdown at this time last year, so throughout the year I have been collecting ideas (and discarding them, too!) Ready for the fray. FREE Printable Snowflake Pattern, Picture and Template Collection. 12 DIY Christmas Present Bow Tutorials. ---------- Sponsored Links ---------- I love the bow in the image above.

12 DIY Christmas Present Bow Tutorials

I could totally see myself making a few of these. Definitely not one for every present under the tree but for sure to place on the best presents of the year. I also found a wonderful roundup with 12 more DIY present bows you can duplicate over at the One Little Project blog. Here’s the link to the 12 additional ideas… 12 DIY Christmas Present Bow Tutorials. Easy snowflake Christmas ornament. How to make felt reindeer. Gift Bag From Recycled Greeting Cards. Make a gift bag using those old greeting cards.

Gift Bag From Recycled Greeting Cards

Perfect recycling project! What you need Selection of old greetings cards Template Scissors Holepunch Cellotape/Stapler/Glue Ruler Ribbon/bottons (optional) Instructions Print the template out on A3 paper or larger depending on the size you want your bag/box to be. Decide on the theme of you bag/box and discard any cards or sections of a card that can’t be used.

Cut around the template and lay on a flat surface. Take both side pieces (D) and fold them in half vertically. Lay all the card pieces facedown and carefully begin to attach them together using Cellotape. Once all sections are joined the bag/box will begin to take shape. Close the bottom (and the top if you are making a box) using Cellotape or glue. Use the holepunch to make holes for the handles, which you can make from ribbon. Note: If you don’t have any ribbon you can use another greeting card to make beads. Tag – This part is the easy bit. Paper Moravian Star Tutorial. After I posted my Christmas tree last week, I had a few requests for instructions on how to make the paper star.

Paper Moravian Star Tutorial

I think it might be hard to write out, but here it goes... Materials: - 4 strips of paper; 3/4" wide by at least 17" long - thread or string to hang You will find large sheets of paper in an art supply store or the art section at Michael's or Hobby Lobby. I use a self-healing mat, straightedge, and rotary cutter to cut the strips of paper. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 101 Green Handmade Gift Tutorials.

These crafty green gift tutorials are going to make you recycle, reuse, upcycle or repurpose like never before…you’ll see.

101 Green Handmade Gift Tutorials

Whatever you want to call it, going green is the way to go! Stjärngirland – Craft of the Day, star garland. Tredimensionella pappersstjärnor är roliga och enkla att vika (när man väl fått till snitsen).

stjärngirland – Craft of the Day, star garland

Sedan kan man trä dem på en tråd och göra en girland om man vill. Jag gjorde mina av vanligt vitt kopieringspapper i A4-storlek. Pappersgran – Craft of the Day, paper Christmas tree. Det finns lite olika varianter på den här idén har jag sett (se t ex Ellas Inspiration, @ Down Under, Martha Stewart och Fru Fly).

pappersgran – Craft of the Day, paper Christmas tree

ABC Julkorsord. ABC Julrebusar. Julpyssel och personlig julsaga fr barnen. Tips på julpyssel (4)…. Måste väl slänga in ett pyssel till ;) Det är ju ungefär som det andra jag hade med att dekorera julgranskulor, men här på lite annat sätt bara. We Wish You A Merry Christmas. Christmas. Julpyssel Juligen. Adventskalenderlänkar - Google Docs. Julkortsvantar - Skapligt Enkelt. Santa gnomes. (Every week until December 1st we will be making a small Christmas ornament that can be used in our Pocket Advent Calendar. Join us in making all 24 or just pick and choose your favorites.)

Often on Scandinavian Christmas ornaments Santa or tomtes are shown as just a beard, nose and large hat. This week’s ornament is based on that look. This ornament is so easy, you could whip out a bunch of them for gifts or to decorate packages in an afternoon. Kids love to make pom poms, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. (click on any picture to see it bigger) Supplies: Scrap bulky yarn in white or grey (I used Lion Brand Homespun because it has a little texture to it.) four prong forktapestry or large eyed needlescissorscompassred feltfabric glue (Look for a strong quick drying glue like Beacon Fabri-Tac)8mm wooden bead (Don’t worry if it has a hole through it)red embroidery flosssewing needle 1.

Cut another piece of yarn about 10 inches long and put on the tapestry needle. 2. 3. 4. 5. How to Make Christmas Tree from Poplar Twigs. How to Make Christmas Tree from Poplar Twigs How to Make Twig Christmas Tree Craftuts Maine Coon Helper Twig Christmas Tree DIY Difficulty Level: In this tutorial I will show you how to make a Christmas Tree from poplar twigs. X-Mas.