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Homemade for the Holidays

When it comes to thoughtfulness and affordability, nothing beats a great homemade item.

Elizabeth Hoyt

December 04, 2016

Homemade for the Holidays
When it comes to gifts, they say it’s the thought that counts. When it comes to thoughtfulness and affordability, not much beats a great homemade item. We've searched more craft sites than we care to admit, becoming expert "pinners", bakers, sewers, gardeners and–dare we say, artists, in the process of delivering you the most versatile selection of homemade gifts that anyone is capable of creating. Anyone that's willing to put in a little extra effort, that is. Check out our favorite unique homemade gift ideas. Don't worry, we've included a little something for everyone--including the family pets!

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Digest • S’mores Granola • BBQ Grill Spice Rubs

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Cookies in a Jar • Two Layer Choco-Yum Peppermint Bark • Homemade Salsa

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In just one sentence: What scares you most about the college admission process?

• Homemade Jam • Eggnog Caramels Dwell
• Peppermint Serving Tray • Homemade Snow Globes • Whimsical Cake Stands • Dictionary Art • Homemade Seed Bombs • Teacup Candles • Homemade Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub • Hand Felted Soap • DIY Confetti ArtTerrarium Ornament • DIY Dog Treats • Lavender Scented Sachet • Dry-Erase Calendar Don • Button Hair Ties • Easy Infinity Scarf • Homemade Hand Warmers • DIY Bow Belt • Fabric Scrap Keychain

Do you have any great homemade gift ideas? If you do, we'd love to hear about them!

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