As we approach the holiday (i.e. gift-giving) season, don't forget to make sure to include the usual notes in your gifts indicating that they can be returned. Otherwise, you'll just cause the recipients to save your gifts until they can be properly regifted onto some other ungrateful chump.
One good thing about having friends who are constantly on their phones and tablets is it's easy to figure out what to get them for Christmas. Everyone hates getting gifts that just sit around, so it's always nice to get something that improves an item you use on a daily basis.
While the holiday season offers a lot of festive joy in putting up holiday decor, shopping for Christmas presents, and baking cookies, it also offers up a lot of opportunites to spend money. So that means that by the time you've purchased the presents, wrapped them in tissue paper and wrapping paper, and send them off in a box, your wallet is probably shedding a tear.
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If you're on a budget this year, you can still gift your kids something special that they'll enjoy for years to come. Check out this video to learn how to craft animal hand puppets easily, with minimal sewing.
Most of us have family who live far away in different states or even different countries. While we'd love to have all our family with us on Christmas, it's much more likely that we'll be giving them a call on Christmas and mailing them some gifts.
Sure you can go out and buy that expensive gift for the person on your Christmas list, but wouldn't it be even better if you could make your own gifts? In this video you will get some great gift ideas, as well as how to make them, for that special someone on your gift list this year for Christmas!
Need some wrapping paper? Want to go beyond the basic and bland Christmas wrapping paper in stores? There's one solution that's in everyone's pockets— money— cold hard cash— paper bills— money. We're talking George Washington (because Franklin might be a little extreme).
So it is Christmas Eve and you are just getting started on your Christmas gift shopping. Thankfully, even for the last-minute Christmas gift shopper, you have a good variety of options to choose from within driving distance or on the internet without worrying about shipping costs or waiting in ridiculously long lines at the mall.
You don't have to be a professional artist to make sweet crafty gifts out of the humble Sharpie pen. On a budget, you can easily make personalized yet visually pleasing gifts for your favorite people out of Sharpies and a blank canvas in the form of ceramic mugs, T-shirt, tote bags, canvas shoes, ornament balls, lampshades, and more.
This holiday season, get yourself a bunch of mason jars. With a little crafty effort and inexpensive supplies, you can transform an empty glass jar into an endless possibility of DIY gifts catered to your gift recipient's personality and interests.
If you happen to have a bunch of empty glass jars lying around your home, the gift-giving possibilities are endless.
Time is running out. Christmas is almost here, and you still haven't worked your way through that holiday shopping list yet. But don't worry, there's hope yet— thanks to social buying websites like Groupon, LivingSocial, SocialBuy, Eversave, Tippr and BuyWithMe.
It's been done for ages, but for most of us, "regift" entered our vocabulary after the 98th episode of Seinfeld—"The Label Maker." In this episode, Elaine calls Dr. Whatley (played by Bryan Cranston) a "regifter" after he gives Jerry a label maker—the same label maker that Elaine gave Whatley.
This homemade cake mix can turn your least kitchen-savvy friend into a star baker. And you’ve done 90 percent of the work, which is the greatest gift of all.
This is a fun and festive craft you can use to dress up your home or give away as a gift. All you will need are some of your favorite vintage graphics, your chosen cardboard box, a craft knife and a hot glue gun.
When thinking about buying a gift for a friend, it's always the gift itself that's most important, right? But no matter how great your gift selection is (yay for Kindle readers), if it's wrapped sloppily your recipient will think you put little effort into your present.
This is a quick and easy project you can use to make a beautiful, vintage inspired gift tag that you can attach to all your Christmas gifts! All you need is some basic papercrafting supplies in muted tones and your favorite vintage stamps!
Learn how to make your own soap from scratch. Making your own soap allows you to combine a little bit of creativity, a little bit of cooking, and a little bit of science into something you can use everyday. Homemade soap also makes a great Christmas Gift!
Learn how to make a sixties flower power hippie chick soap. A groovin' soap for any retro sixties chick for Christmas.
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Get tips and advice on how to find Christmas gifts for your co-workers in this free video series on Christmas presents.
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Nothing says happy holidays like a homemade gift sent to someone you love. In this tutorial, learn how to paint a unique glass Christmas ornament that you can proudly display on your own tree, or offer to a loved one as a present.
Once you've mastered the basics of soap making, undoubtedly you will want to add some creative touches to your own soaps. Learn how to make your soap unique by splashing colorful chunks and slivers in it. This is perfect for christmas gift. Time to show your creativity once a year on christmas
A talented confectioner shows you a traditional recipe to make French nougat. This candy is a great present to give people on your holiday gift list; or make it as a treat to bring to your next Christmas or holiday parties!
This video goes over traditional wrapping - using tissue paper, wrapping paper, ribbons and bows. But if you just can't get the fiddly bits right, or your gift is oddly shaped, then this video will also show you how to use a gift bag!
This video shows you how to recycle homemade knitwear jackets into vintage lace handbags. This is perfect for Christmas gift. You could make it your own gift and give it to your love one, family and friends. They will appreciate and remember you every time they see the gift that you have made.
This how to video shows you how to take an inexpensive dog collar and embellish it with fabric and ribbon. Every cat or dog needs a designer collar. Learn how to make one yourself without it costing too much. Makes a great homemade Christmas gift.
Rina and I invited homemade soap master over to our house.She showed us how to make our own very special honey soap. its a great idea for Christmas/Holiday gift. Martha Stewart's gonna be freaking proud of Rina.
Although Christmas is not a time for pranks and booby traps, but rather quality time with the family, why not have a little fun at the expense of your loved ones? Here's a simple yet effective way to booby trap a Christmas gift. You'll need the help of a balloon, but the end result will be hilarious. Just wait until Christmas morning and everyone is eager to open their presents. That's when the fun begins. Merry Christmas!!!!
There's nothing better than gulping down an ice cold beer to calm the senses and ease the mind. The holiday season can be very stressful as people scramble around trying to find the best gifts for friends and family. And we all know that gifts can be very hit or miss, but it's pretty hard to go wrong giving someone a nice bottle of whiskey or a nice selection of beers.
For as long as I can remember, I've always sucked at wrapping presents. No matter how careful I am, my gift-wrapping usually ends up looking like a toddler did it, so I'm always looking for easy ways to spruce up my packages.
Video: . Here there are some DIY gift ideas perfect for the Christmas season. They are really easy to personalize depending on what your likes are.
Although Christmas is a time to spend with family, a time to be happy and full of joy, sometimes it's nice to pull a prank here and there, especially since many will not be expecting them.
There used to be a time when I thought that gift cards were whack. And then I realized that I would basically be picking my own presents. And as much as I love my grandma, you really only need so many sweaters.
Maybe you are on your phone a little too much sometimes. But when you are rocking some of the best mobile games being offered it can be hard to pull yourself away. If you get a new phone or a App Store gift card you are going to want to load yourself with the hottest app available. And once you're done playing, take a little time out to enjoy the family too.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make paper gift bows. Begin by cutting 12 one inch wide strips of paper. Then fold the strip over to itself to create a cone shape and tape it together to hold it. Do the same for the other 3 strips. This will be the bottom of the bow. Glue the 4 pieces together. Do the same thing as the first 4 strips and create a second and third layer on the bow. Finish by making a small cylinder and glue it to the center of the bow. This video will benefit thos...
In this video series, our expert will teach you how to make homemade christmas gift baskets for any occasion. Get step-by-step instructions for picking the best basket, packaging material and gifts for a gift basket. Learn how to add theme items, pampering spa gifts and even food to your gift basket, and get tips for wrapping up a gift basket with cellophane and ribbons.
In this video series, our expert will teach you how to make cat toys for your pets. You will learn how to create a variety of cat toys from household items like balls of paper, tin foil, strings or socks. An excellent idea for a homemade Christmas gift.