Category Archives: Creative Homemade Gifts

Tile Coasters

The general idea here is to use cheap white bathroom tiles from Menards or Home Depot or other similar store…you can see what they look like and directions for making a sample coaster here. You’ll need some kind of brushes … Continue reading

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Christmas Oranments

There are many, many ways you can make home made ornaments!!! You can do cross stitch ornaments, crocheted or knit ornaments and much more.   Here are some books that have ornament ideas in them… 365 Christmas Ornaments 12 Days of … Continue reading

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The Sweetheart Jar

This is one of the best Valentine’s Day gifts to make, ever. It is a little more expensive but very cool. Get a large jar and make a label that says, “Life with You Is So Sweet”. Place the label … Continue reading

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Crossword or Word Search Puzzles

Use clues on any subject the recipient is interested in, such as movies, music, books, sports, etc. A romantic touch, if you are married or with someone for a long time, you could make a puzzle reminiscent of your relationship … Continue reading

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The Love Jar

This is simple.  You will need: An empty jar, like from spaghetti sauce or pickles with the top Printer paper and ink Avery labels, optional (for jar) Ribbon, optional Scissors Creativity   Make a list of 365 love related items.  … Continue reading

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Taco Seasoning Mix

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons instant onion, Minced 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper, Crushed 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon corn starch 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin Taco Seasoning Mix: 1.  Combine all … Continue reading

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Labels

There are lots of things you can make with Avery labels, not just address labels either! For the book lover: bookplates For your sweetheart: Surprise your Valentine with their favorite bottle of wine that looks like it came from your … Continue reading

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