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is coming, the goose is getting fat….  {hee-hee}.  I thought I would share 25 Fabulous Handmade Gift Ideas that are fun and affordable. 

While thousands of people are out doing their holiday shopping, I’m here in the comforts of my own home wrapping up my holiday decorating –and working on shop orders. 

I’m one of those traditionalists who waits until the day after Thanksgiving to decorate; however, it usually takes a couple of days.  I get distracted very easily (hee-hee). 

Anywho, I enjoy making handmade gifts.  So if you’re on a budget this year and want to add a little TLC to your gift giving — check out these fabulous 25 handmade gift ideas!

From accessories to decorative pieces, these gift ideas are sure to inspire!
Happy Creating, sweet friends!

DIY Painted Mason Jars_640

Vintage Inspired Painted Mason Jars.  Perfect for your BFF, mom, sister, etc!

Jersey Knit Bracelet from VanessaChristenson.com

Jersey Knit Bracelet.  Love these!  What women doesn’t love to accessorize?

Super Easy Doily Craft. DIY Boho Earrings.

DIY Boho Earrings for the super chic ladies!

Adorable Upcycled Scarflette from WhipUp.net

Tis the Season for scarves — how about an Upcycled Scarflette?

DIY Cork Trivet with Woodburning technique

For the Entertainers! DIY Cork Trivets using the Woodburning technique

Button Bookmarks via iheartnaptime.net

How sweet are these?  Perfect stocking stuffer too!  Button Bookmarks

DIY Vintage Ipad Cover and Storage

Vintage Book E-reader Cover and DIY Vintage Book Tech Organizer
Therse are both FABULOUS for those who love the vintage inspired projects!


For the bakers in the family!  Yes, please!!
Homemade Vanilla and Printable Labels

Stenciled Drop Cloth Table Runner with livelaughrowe.com

Perfect accent piece for some holiday entertaining!
Stenciled Drop Cloth Table Runner

DIY Rope Bowls via Ladies Home Journal

These are on my to-do list!  I adore these DIY Nesting Bowls.

bottle cap magnetic boards with livelaughrowe.com

Add a little fun into functional with these DIY Bottle Cap Magnetic Boards.

Framed Cork Boards via Tea Rose Home

Fabulous Framed Cork Boards
Use for jewelry or to display cards and artwork!

DIY Jewelry Holders with livelaughrowe.com

DIY Jewelry Organization for under $10
Fabulous way to organize — and have it match your decor!

DIY Lavender Sachets from The Happier Homemaker

DIY Lavender Sachets to keep drawers and closets smelling fresh!

Delicious Homemade Salted Caramels with livelaughrowe.com

Have friends and family with a sweet tooth!
Give the gift of Homemade Salted Caramels

American Travel Map made of Cork via Design Sponge

American Travel Map made of Cork!  Love it!  Perfect for the Road Trippers.

Homemade Bubble Bath

Homemade Honey Bubble Bath
Mom deserves a stay-at-home spa day!

Vintage Postcard Calendar Journal via Design Sponge

Vintage Postcard Calendar Journal
I simply adore this idea…and so inexpensive!

Fantastic handmade gift idea! DIY Wood Cutting Boards with livelaughrowe.com

DIY Wood Cutting Board or Serving Tray
Entertain in style, but on a budget!

dish garden

For our friends with a green thumb…
Succulent Dish Garden (under $10)

Give the gift of photography!  Add a special print to these DIY Photo Clipboards

Family Crafting with DIY Cookbook at livelaughrowe.com

Round up some of the families favorite recipes in one place!
DIY Family Favorites Cookbook

Delicious Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Dog Treats with livelaughrowe.com

And we can’t forget out furry friends, right?
These are the perfect gifts for the dogs and their owners!
Pumpkin Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Super fun and easy DIY Dog Treat Canisters using vinyl with livelaughrowe.com

DIY Dog Treat Storage Containers
Your pups are sure to thank you with a Woof Woof!

Another great handmade gift (not pictured) are these DIY Marbled Mugs with Nail Polish!  Such a super fun idea.  I trust you’re feeling inspired!  Ho-Ho-Ho to Handmade!

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