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Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas

Posted about 22 days ago by Amy H

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Garden and Home, New: Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with baking, Christmas, cookies, crafts, gifts, greeting cards, handicrafts, handmade, handmade gifts, holidays, homemade, Jewish Cooking and Jewish crafts

This is a great time to work on making gifts for loved (or just liked or even barely tolerated - it's up to you!) ones on your list.

Try one of these books for some great ideas...

Holiday Baking, Crafts and Ornaments

Baking cookies and crafting can be a lot of fun - and the end products make great gifts!

Homemade Holiday by Sophie Pester & Catharina Bruns

Homemade Holiday by Sophie Pester & Catharina Bruns

Save time and money with the festive craft projects in "Homemade Holiday."

Crafting jewish by Rivky Koenig

Crafting Jewish : Fun Holiday Crafts and Party Ideas for the Whole Family by Rivky Koenig

A unique book designed both for experienced crafters looking for creative and unusual ideas and for beginners just starting to discover the joys of crafts. This book has it all!

Handmade Christmas: Over 35 Step-by-Step Projects and Inspirational Ideas for the Festive Season by Cico Books

Handmade Christmas: Over 35 Step-by-Step Projects and Inspirational Ideas for the Festive Season by Cico Books

Make your holiday unique with over 35 stunning handmade projects. Create your own personalized cards, gifts, and decorations to spread some festive cheer.

We Love to Craft – Christmas: fun stuff for kids – 17 Handmade Fabric & Paper Projects by Annabel Wrigley

We Love to Craft – Christmas: fun stuff for kids – 17 Handmade Fabric & Paper Projects by Annabel Wrigley

Provides instructions for Christmas-themed craft projects, including a festive holiday crown, woodland mushroom wreath, and a peaceful dove pincushion.

More Books to Inspire You This Holiday Season ...

The selections below include books on baking cookies, crafting, ornaments, gifts and the history of Christmas.

Holiday cookies : showstopping recipes to sweeten the season by Elisabet der Nederlanden
Holiday and Celebration Bread in Five Minutes a Day: Sweet and Decadent Baking for Every Occasion by Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg
Christmas at home : holiday decorating, crafts, recipes / edited by Valerie Rains
Glitterville’s Handmade Christmas: A Glittered Guide for Whimsical Crafting by Stephen Brown
Lego Christmas Ornaments: 16 Designs to Spread Holiday Cheer by Chris Mcveigh
12 days of Christmas with Six Sisters' Stuff Ideas for traditions, homemade gifts, recipes, and more by Six Sisters' Stuff
The Good Housekeeping Christmas cookbook : roasts, wreaths, desserts, gifts, gingerbread, appetizers, drinks, cookies, trees.
Midcentury Christmas : holiday fads, fancies, and fun from 1945 to 1970 by Sarah Archer

This is part of a series of blog posts dedicated to creating handmade gifts.


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