Handmade Gifts

There is something special about homemade gifts. They really are the best kind of gifts to give/receive.

Spread the holiday cheer with these sweet and simple handmade gifts. They are fun Christmas décor and gift ideas that will have you excited about Christmas and leave you feeling like a child again. Today National Debt Advisors has gathered up a few inexpensive handmade Christmas ideas that will definitely be friendly on the pocket and make sure you stay debt free.

Sugar Scrub:

Create a sweet smelling sugar scrub that makes a perfect stocking stuffer. You only need a few simple ingredients to make a basic sugar scrub. Your oil of choice (coconut, lemon, etc.) it can be anything. Sugar and an oil extract to scent your scrub. Get inspired by different Christmas colours and give your sugar scrub that little extra colour to make it really stand out. Your loved ones will absolutely love it.

DIY Picnic Baskets:

This is the best gift to give to newlyweds, couples, basically anyone that loves to go on picnics and loves to pack a picnic basket. From homemade jars, Champaign flutes, dip-dyed cloth napkins, and more. Once you find your basket of choice, everything else is as easy as 1; 2; 3. Here is a step by step from Lovely Indeed.

Hand-Warmers:

Do you have a friend or family member who is always cold? Come on, there is one in every group! Help keep them warm by giving them a colourful hand-warmer that you made yourself. They will thank you come winter time again. Make sure they are reheatable as they can pop it in their pockets on the way to school, or work… so cozy.

Homemade Soaps:

Perfect for a hostess gift, homemade soaps are sweet, smell absolutely divine and will be your loved ones new favorite cleaning product. They are pretty, fun and full of good-for-you ingredients. They are also a perfect treat for skin, nose, peace of mind and the best part is they are seriously easy to make. They smell so good, you will want to eat them while making them.

So get ingredients and flavours you love and get to scrubbing.

Trophy Bottle Stopper:

Know someone who is obsessed about sports but is also a wine fanatic? Make them a trophy bottle stopper and it is as easy as 1, 2, 3… All you need are old trophy tops, wine corks and superglue. Give this a try and you will have your sporty-wine connoisseur friend excited about life again.