The holidays are one of the most fun times of the year. The one thing that can sometimes not be fun is gift shopping. Don't let the stress of finding the perfect gift get you down, use what you already have to create beautiful handmade gifts that have hard work and meaning behind each piece. The best part about making a gift is the joy it brings you in making it, then to see the joy it brings the loved one who receives it. Whether its a clay bowl or a birdhouse you built, crafting your gifts is always the way to go to show how much you care. There is so much sentimental value behind a crafted gift. If you think about it your parents or grandparents probably still have a drawing or card you made them from when you were little.
Crafting your holiday gifts has many benefits. 1)
it's fun and relaxing for you 2)
its affordable and cheaper than buying a gift and 3)
it means so much more than a gift you just bought at the store. So it's a win, win for you and the person you are giving the craft to.
At Plaid, we want you to have the happiest of holidays. So to help with gift ideas we've come up with 10 crafts you can give this year that your family and friends will love.
*To view each project and its supplies, click the tag in bottom left hand corner of each photo.*
This stunning marbled jewelry tray would make a great gift for a teen who loves funky colors.
If you know someone who loves jewelry create personalized jewelry just for them! Then pair that jewelry with the tray above for a simple yet impactful gift.
Who doesn't love scarves as a gift in the winter? This one is even more special because it was specially designed for you.
Picture frames are always a classic gift, but take a plain wooden frame up a knotch and wood burn your favorite design right on the frame.
Cavas shoes are so trendy right now, so why not give them some color and style with our Fabric Creations fabric paint.
Make a simple, stencil-designed throw pillow for your favorite friend. Add as many embellishments as you would like for a stuning finished project.
This craft is simple and fun. Add some charm to an old canvas tote with paint and your imagination. These bags would be great for carrying groceries.
Go the practical route by painting a custom design on a set of plain dishes.This would be the perfect holiday gift for newleweds.
This is one of our favorite Cathie & Steve projects! Any one would love to get a 3D calendar that reminds them of the birthdays in each month.
We can't forget about the fur babies! They deserve a holiday gift too! Gift you favorite dog lover handcrafted treat contains that make a statement.
Remember to share your craft ideas with us on social media using #PlaidCrafts
Happy Holidays and Happy Crafting!