Christmas gifts need not be unnecessarily expensive. You can make some very nice and thoughtful Christmas gifts at home and can reflect through them your love, care and affection for your loved ones.
By making handmade gifts at home not only do you save a considerable amount of money but you also let your creative juices flow to an extent where you come up with lovely unique gifts which are not available in market and hence unique in nature and looks.
Best Handmade Gifts For Christmas
Remember the school summer vacation days when you used to make those small pots for decorating the home. It was real fun as you painted the clay vases and made beautiful designs on them. You can revive those good old days by making handmade vases for your loved ones. Some of them are quite easy to make. Try to include different shapes of vases in your gift collection to make it versatile and unique for everyone who receives them.
Handmade Chocolates In Gift Boxes
Making handmade chocolates is always great fun because you can make chocolates of various shapes and sizes. For children make chocolates in shapes of animals, stars, fish, etc. For grown ups chocolates in the shape of lover couple, heart, Christmas tree, etc. can be quite attractive.
Making chocolates and then packing them in handmade boxes can double up the fun. Just buy some cheap cardboard boxes and decorate them with gift papers, sequins, laces, stickers, etc. Gift these boxes to your loved ones and see the shades of love, joy and surprise in their eyes.
You can make some beautiful jewelry boxes at home. For this you need to work a tad bit earlier before Christmas season starts. Start collecting boxes of various shapes and sizes which can make the base for your unique jewelry boxes.
Wrap them either with handmade papers or gift papers or paint them with beautiful colors. Adorn them with some decorating stuff and voila your jewelry boxes are ready. You can gift these boxes with a small piece of jewelry inside them like a pair of ear rings or a ring.
Cups With Digital Photography
This makes yet another interesting Christmas gift. Collect some of the best photographs of your loved ones. If they are married collect the couple photographs.
Take them to the photographer who makes digital photos on cups, saucers, etc. Get a piece of cup or saucer or tray with their photos printed for each of them. They will be pleasantly surprised to see their own photographs on the Christmas gifts.
Beautiful homemade gel candles can make a very interesting Christmas gift. They are easy to make and can be made in different colors and shapes. Just follow the instructions and make your own candles. You can gift these candles in handmade boxes adorned with colorful tissue papers.
This way your loved ones get two gifts in one – the candles and the boxes which they can use for storing other useful things. Christmas is all about spreading love and joy and you can do that in the perfect manner through these lovely gifts.