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How to Create the Perfect Gift for New Parents

Putting together a gift basket for a new baby requires just a little thoughtfulness and some creativity. New parents are deluged with gifts and items that are not always useful or needed. Therefore, it is essential to invest some time,…

Dream Gifts for the Crafter

We are going to be doing a week of looking at the items you only dream about. You know the ones. We see those elaborate sewing machine, embroidery machines, die cut machines, printers, scanners and digital cameras and wish there…

Gift Ideas for the Angel Handprint Craft

Handmade gifts are popular mementos of important milestones. These gifts rise above trends and fads to become lasting tokens that will be cherished in a way commercial gifts cannot achieve. Handprint crafts are simple enough for a child, and elaborate…

Ornaments to use or give as gifts

These ornaments are not difficult to make but the end result fabulous. Materials Needed: 12″ of memory wire needle nose pliers a variety of beads (different sizes and colors) one large bead (about the size of a quarter) 1/4″ –…

How to Wrap Holiday Gifts

It takes creativity and practice to gift wrap a beautiful present. Consider the size and shape of the gift, as well as the style of the recipient when choosing the outer wrappings. Some presents lend themselves well to a theme…

Stamp, Bead, or Paint Gift Bags

Need gift bags? Would you rather spend your money on the gift instead of the bag? Here is a quick and easy way to create personalized gift bags for almost nothing. Materials Needed (Other than the bags, scissors and the…

Unusual Valentine Gift Ideas

Traditionally a day to express love to your sweetheart, Valentine’s Day has long been recognized as a day to offer presents of flowers, chocolates and jewelry. Instead of these traditional gifts, surprise your love by offering unexpected gift ideas. Celebrate…