DIY Holiday Gift Guide

Posted on Dec 11 2012 - 8:41pm by Jessica Johnson


The holiday season is my favorite time of year. That cheery spirit’s in the air, and there’s always an excuse to eat cookies. So it’s a shame that the need to spend so much money on gifts can cast a pall over things.

To protect my wallet this year, I decided to find fun gift ideas I can make myself. I started out dubious, wondering whether I’d just end up giving everybody lame handmade cards. But I found a treasure trove of possibilities. Here are some of my favorites:


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Things to wear

  • What to make someone who has everything? Why, button earrings, of course!

Food and treats

  • And then there’s always that perennial classic: Jam.

For the home

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What are you favorite DIY gift ideas?

Jessica Johnson