This blog is my mini journal about Homemade Gifts. It lets you know when any new web pages appear on Homemade-Gifts-Made-Easy.com. Most recent items are listed at the top.
Take a browse through the entries below...
Looking for a unique way to wrap a gift? Check out our Chinese take out gift box templates. They come in three sizes and they're super easy to make.
Ever wondered exactly how many days it's been since you first started dating your sweetheart? Use our simple app to find out, and then make a personalized Valentine card for him or her that celebrates your days of happiness together.
Get ready for our round up of the best creative Valentine ideas from around the web... You’ll find crafts ranging from cute beer bottle labels, memory scrapbooks and monogram mugs, to His and Her pillow-cases, impressive heart cookies, cakes and an iPad cover!
Learn how to make origami heart love notes to woo your sweet-heart! These love notes are so romantic, and you can personalize them for your special one.
Give your special someone a collection of dates to remember with our fortune-cookie inspired date night take-out box. Each cookie-message describes a date night for you and your partner.
This Christmas ornament to make out of air dry clay is a quick and rewarding craft to do in an evening or with friends. With plenty of creative tips for how to decorate your ornaments, you'll make beautiful homemade Christmas ornaments to hang on your tree or gift to your friends and family.
These 3D paper Christmas decorations will look fabulous hanging from your tree! So easy to assemble, and we've made shaped templates for stars, hearts, round baubles, trees and more!
Create your own photo insert Christmas cards. Just add your own digital photo to one of our free templates!
It used to be that you'd have to go to a specialty shop to get your photos or photo cards printed. But these days, the quality of printers is so high that you can create great-looking cards at home (or using the color laser printer at work!).
In this tutorial I'll show you how to make homemade oatmeal bath tea with relaxing lavender, soothing oatmeal and Epsom salts. It's so easy to assemble, and I've included free printable labels for making either bath tea bags or a jar of loose bath tea.
These 5 pointed origami stars are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations. You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or sheet music, whatever you happen to have lying around.
I love little handmade soaps. Whenever I go to a local market I am drawn to the bars of gorgeously presented soaps topped with rose petals or lavender.
I always thought it was just too complicated to make them at home. But these days with melt-and-pour soap kits, anyone can make beautiful soaps at home (and they're much cheaper too!).
On this page I'll show you how to quickly assemble a batch of gorgeous handmade soaps, and with our free soap labels to download it's easy to package them up too!
I saw some star ornaments like these hanging up as part of the Xmas decorations at John Lewis (the English department store). They looked so pretty, and I thought it would be fun to have a go at making them myself...
These cone-shaped miniature Christmas tree ornaments will look stunning on your table setting or mantlepiece. They're made out of string and homemade starch, and they're a cinch to make...
Learn how to make a notebook out of a blank notecard or recycled cardboard. So quick, easy and *cheap* to make!
Need some last minute Halloween cards? Just a reminder that we have some fun Halloween Photo Cards that you can print from your home computer...
Enjoy! And Happy Halloween :-)
These 3D paper stars will look lovely hanging on your Christmas tree or even just brightening your mantlepiece. They're super easy to make, especially when you use my free downloadable templates
Making felt flowers has become a bit of an addiction of mine recently as they look fabulous but are actually really quick and easy to make!
On this page I'll show you how you can make three simple designs in a matter of minutes. Fabulous for last minute homemade baby gifts, decorating the home or transforming an outfit.
Sparkle up your Christmas tree with these easy to make Christmas ornaments. Don't let their intricate geometric design fool you... they're surprisingly simple to make!
Collection of gorgeous printable gift box and bag templates for you to download and print at home! With editable labels, you can tailor these gift boxes to suit any occasion or person - imagine their face light up when they see the box was made *just* for them!
These beautiful spring rose patterned boxes are just one of 9 patterns you can choose from, so do take a peek at all the others too!
Learn how to make a tutu the easy way using a loop of elastic and strips of tulle. A fabulously simple homemade baby or toddler gift idea that little Princesses are sure to love!
On this page you'll find 13 spooky photo cards that are great for giving to friends, family and classmates. Just add your own digital photo to one of our photo card templates. All you need is Microsoft Word and a printer...
Follow my easy rolled diaper wreath instructions to create a beautiful and memorable baby shower gift.
Looking for homemade toddler toys to make for your little one? This magnetic fishing game is simple to sew and will provide endless hours of creative play. The free printable template makes it easy to assemble, and it is a great gift idea for both little boys and girls.
If you're looking for easy homemade card ideas then I'm sure you'll like this origami flower card design! Just download the free printable template and follow my step by step instructions.
On this page you'll find a selection of free printable valentine cards to download and print in the convenience of your own home. There are a range of designs including hearts, birds, bees, cats and more. I hope you find one that you like!
Want to learn how to make a journal cover? This super easy and cute felt project is so adaptable, and perfect as a gift idea for either guys or girls. And best of all it is an inexpensive gift to make, and in this climate I find it is always good to have a few affordable homemade gift ideas up your sleeve :-)
On this page you'll find free applique patterns and designs so you can make a range of gorgeous homemade baby gift ideas for new arrivals, and it's easy to adapt for older kids too! Includes lots of free printable templates for letters, numbers, heart, star, bird, dog, cat, elephant, giraffe, and many more. With step-by-step instructions for how to applique onto baby clothing too.
Want to make flash cards for a baby or toddler? I'll show you how to make a cute set of colorful, waterproof, baby flash cards. You can even personalize them by using your own photos of "Mommy", "Daddy", siblings, pets etc!
Little girls look so sweet with flowers and bows in their hair, and it is very easy to make your own baby hair clips rather than buy them in a store. You can also make them in bulk, so it's really convenient if you need several new baby or toddler birthday gifts!
These origami trousers are the perfect size to go with the origami shirt and make a neat way to leave a tip of give a cash gift!
Use this free online newspaper generator to create your own spoof newspaper articles. Just upload a photo and add your own text. Imagine your friend's surprise when they see themselves featured in a realistic-looking newspaper article!
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