"How To: 20 Christmas Gifts to Make and Christmas Dessert Recipes" eBook
By: Julia Litz, editor for FaveCrafts.com
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'Tis the season to get in the holiday spirit! Nothing says Christmas quite like handmade gifts. There are so many options when it comes to creating your own presents and all types of crafters can get in on the fun. Whether you enjoy knitting, crochet, paper crafting, sewing or something else entirely, you can easily create inexpensive Christmas gifts that everyone will love. These crafts will look great under a tree and can be given to a holiday hostess, a friend at work or a family member. The added effort and care you take for these easy crafts to make for Christmas won't go unnoticed. If you've ever wondered how to make Christmas gifts that really make an impression, then you'll love this free eBook.
Handmade gifts are a great way to make an impression and the holiday season is the perfect time to make a cool container to go with some of your homemade holiday treats. Christmas cookies are a traditional favorite and can make anyone's day a little bit brighter. Make your own cookies using the recipes provided in How To: 20 Christmas Gifts To Make and Christmas Cookie Recipes and discover how easy to create unexpected treats for the holiday season. If you're looking for quick and easy Christmas gifts to make, don't be afraid to combine your favorite crafts and recipes - the result will be a one-of-a-kind present.
Don't let the stress of the season get in the way of your Christmas creativity. In fact, there are a ton of simple recipes and quick and easy craft ideas for anyone who's short on time. There are also a variety of inexpensive ideas for anyone on a budget. There really isn't an excuse not to exercise your creative muscles and enjoy all of the crafty possibilities that the holidays have to offer. Gather up the kids and clear your kitchen counters - each of these crafts and recipes can be a fun holiday activity for the whole family. Young children will love making inexpensive Christmas gifts and will want to hand-deliver their homemade creations.
Christmas is the perfect time to try new recipes and add non-traditional elements to your favorite holiday recipes. Make a batch of any of these Christmas cookies and give them to a friend as home made Christmas gifts. The cookies included in this eBook are all equally delicious and satisfying. And cherry and chocolate to traditional Snickerdoodle cookies for a fun twist or crush peppermint candies and add them to your cookie batter. It's always fun to think outside the box when creating inexpensive Christmas gifts, and everyone loves a little something sweet. Fruits such as cherries and raspberries are perfect for the season and represent one of the dominant colors of the season. Christmas cookie recipes should match the cheer of the holiday season and these recipes do not disappoint. Make a batch for a friend but feel free to save some for yourself. Just because you're making treats for others doesn't mean you can't reward yourself for a delicious job well done.
Just because you're short on time doesn't mean you can't make your own inexpensive Christmas gifts. Set aside an afternoon or a quiet evening and make a few simple Christmas crafts that you can store for a later date. Best of all, you don't need a lot of money and supplies to make any of these projects. If you don't have a lot of time, consider making a decoupage product. In this eBook, you'll find ways to decorate a frame and plate using decoupage. You can easily customize the piece for the gift recipient and use papers or photos you already have on hand. Other homemade Christmas gift ideas for busy crafters include a snow globe, candy dish and even bath bombs. All of these gifts can be customized to create a great gift that's sure to leave a lasting impression.
If you have a little more time on your hands or just want to make something a little more intricate, consider a project you can crochet, knit or make with beads. Home made Christmas gifts are always the best option, but when you put in extra time and thought, it truly shows. Your gift will last well past the holiday season and will make an impression every time it's used. This season, consider making Christmas-themed jewelry or decorations. However, you can think outside the holidays for some inspiration. Some Christmas gifts to make can scarves and socks for that can be worn in January or even April. Versatility is the key when it comes to creating memorable gifts and these projects can last well past the holiday season and into the new year. Even holiday-themed jewelry can be worn later on in the year - it's just too pretty to leave in a drawer for nine months out of the year.
Consider the importance of handmade gifts and delicious treats this Christmas season. Though it's tempting to head to a store and buy something thoughtlessly, handmade items make a much greater impression. If you want to learn how to make Christmas gifts or delicious cookies for the holiday season, look no further than How To: 20 Christmas Gifts To Make and Christmas Cookie Recipes. This eBook is filled with quick and easy Christmas gifts to make, patterns for seasonal projects and recipes for delicious holiday treats that everyone will enjoy. Each of these projects offers a unique and unexpected take on a traditional project or seasonal idea.
This year, rest assured that you won't give the same gift as anyone else or bake the same cookies as another Christmas party-goer. Let your imagination run wild and make personalized gifts for those special people on your list. The process of crafting the gifts and baking the cookies is enough to fill you with Christmas cheer until the next holiday season. This is also a great opportunity to bond with kids and allow them to help you create the Christmas gifts. They can also serve as little helpers in the kitchen - it's always fun to have some extra helping hands when baking. They will love creating the projects and cookies and will want to show off the finished project.
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