Worried about the cost of buying gifts this holiday season? Don’t be! Homemade holiday gifts are often more personal and creative, and more appreciated by your loved ones. They also happen to be easier on your wallet! Western Union (WU) has complied 5 creative homemade holiday gifts that are fun and easy to make, and will surely warm the hearts of your family and friends.
Instagram Holiday Cards
Do you have an Instagram addict on your holiday giving list? Then these personal Instagram Holiday Cards will be the perfect personalized gift. Simply download and print selected Instagram photos from your loved one’s collection, and create stylish homemade cards that are sure to impress.
Do you know a tea lover? This easy-to-make tea wreath, made of fabric-covered cardboard and clothespins, is not only attractive but functional for displaying your loved one’s favorite teas. If you choose the right fabric, this wreath can be displayed all year round, with the teas changed out for the different seasons. It’s so fun to make, you might want to make one for yourself too!
Chocolate Almond Clusters
Don’t spend money on pricey candy this holiday season when you can make the same thing at home! With only two simple ingredients, chocolate and almonds, you can make a batch of these delicious goodies in minutes that will feed everyone on your list. Then put each cluster into a holiday-themed paper candy cup and wrap up in creative boxes you can buy inexpensively at craft stores.
Memorable Recipe Frame
Do you have a favorite family recipe? Pay tribute to it by printing it out on beautiful paper and framing it. You can even include a photo of your loved one making the recipe, or maybe a photo of the family enjoying the finished dish! For any cooks in your family, this is sure to be a gift that he or she will treasure forever.
A clutch is a great gift for women in your life, but they tend to be on the expensive side. You can make a custom homemade clutch easily with a table placemat, sewing machine, and a couple of small accessories that will wow your friends and family!
If you want to impress your loved ones this holiday season, then get creative and get your craft on! What are favorite homemade gifts that you’ve given or received? Let us know in the comments!