Ideas for Homemade Christmas Cards & Gifts

So, there’s not long left until the big day arrives and if you’re struggling to think about gifts for certain members of your family and friends and you want to add a personal touch to your Christmas cards this year, then this blog article is for you.

I’ve pulled together some great ideas from around the web for those of you thinking about being a touch more creative with your gifts and cards.

Country Living have a lovely selection of 30 DIY Christmas card ideas that you can use to make your own unique designs for your friends and family and they also have pulled together a great range of gift ideas too. Here’s a selection for you…

String Art Christmas Card
Got some yarn scraps lying around? Turn them into DIY Christmas cards with a few quick steps and prepare to impress all your friends.

Christmas Cocoa Gift Card Holder
Say it with hot chocolate (and a gift card)! This adorable gift card holder is simple to make, and it’s an easy way to elevate any last-minute gift.

Rudolph Christmas Card
Rudolph, the red-nosed…Christmas card! This sweet DIY will delight your friends and your kids—particularly if you let them in on the crafting fun.

Gingerbread Fudge
Here’s a treat that’ll make you wish you could reach through your screen and try a bite. Yum. Our favourite part? Those adorable, Christmas-themed sprinkles.

Stamped Christmas Card
As if DIY-ing your Christmas cards wasn’t impressive enough, this one features handmade stamps. That’s right: Every single aspect is made by you!
For the full range of cards ideas, click here…

DIY Paper Poinsettia Gift Wrap
How gorgeous are those cardstock poinsettias? Not only are they a fabulous gift topper, but they look just as pretty all on their own. Bring them to life by cutting cardstock by hand (find the template here), then secure with a button and finish with a fringed ribbon.

Pine-Scented Candles
These striped candles smell positively delightful (like pine!), but they’re also just really, really pretty. And that mint and white design will look lovely in your recipient’s home all the way until springtime.

Snow Globe
Okay, hold the phone. Handmade snow globes are such a good idea! They also happen to be as inexpensive as they are nice to look at.
For the full range of gift ideas, click here…

Whatever you do, have lots of fun with your family creating your own individual cards and gifts which will no doubt be a perfect personalised gift for your loved ones.

Wishing you all a peaceful, happy and merry Christmas from all of us at Auntie Sarah’s Childminding!

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