Funky Gift Guide: Handmade Gift Ideas

Handmade Holiday Gifts

Crafting A Green World wrote about a few spice mixes that will make wonderful gifts this holiday season.

Edible gifts are always great this time of year. Find ideas for ten edible gifts that sound yummy on the kitchn blog.

Izabella's Blue is a great place to find various collage images that can be used in a variety of craft projects year-round.

IndieSpotting has a great roundup of Christmas crafts, including instructions for creating homemade vanilla extract & bath salts that make great gifts.

Cathe Holden, the creative force behind the Just Something I Made blog, shows how to use vintage paint-by-number pictures as unique gift wrapping. And don't miss the DIY Projects section that is full of great ideas.

Weekend Kits is stocked with tons of great craft kits & supplies, including Christmas-themed kits. I especially like the Holly Hobbie felt Christmas ornaments kit. posted a collection of handmade holiday gifts back in 2009 that is handy still today.

Cynthia Sickler offers several terrific amigurumi patterns in her Shop @ Funky Finds.

Sublime Stitching is always a great source for easy-to-use iron-on embroidery patterns, tools, and inspiration.