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 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.
This cute Valentine canvas will brighten up any home, and is really easy to make too!
If your loved ones enjoy tea then they'll love this cute decorated tea box.
Wrap up your Valentine gift in this decorative packaging.
If you're looking for a funky homemade Valentine's idea then this decoupage bangle might be just the thing. Made using recycled items from around the house it is inexpensive and environmentally friendly too!
This low cost Valentine photo frame is a sweet gift idea for loved ones. Easy to decorate and then ready to display all year around!
Make an easy and fun dish towel for the sweet ladies in your life. Great for friends and family members who love to bake.
These bright and colorful bookmarks are so easy to assemble, and make a great Valentine's gift idea for classmates.
Simple to make homemade chocolate treats for Valentine's day! These cute heart lollipops are sure to be a hit with all your family and friends.
If you're on a budget then this could be a perfect Valentine's project for you. Make beautiful candy-filled tubes out of paper towel rolls, scraps of scrapbook paper or wrapping paper, and then just add some sweet treats and notes to the tubes!
These homemade mason jar candles makes cute, different and fun little Valentine decor gifts for loved ones homes. They are perfect for people who like vintage items, mason jars, candles or just something unique!
Fill a jar with small tokens of love for your Valentine and decorate it with pretty valentine embellishments for a quick and beautiful homemade Valentine's gift idea.
This homemade Valentine idea is quick and inexpensive! Marci put together Valentine S'mores kits for her friends so that they could enjoy some ooey gooey melted chocolate s'mores for Valentine's day and to let them know that they "melt my heart".
This "Countdown to Valentine's Day" project is kind of like a Valentine advent calendar but inside each slot is a little treat and a strip of paper to let your sweetheart know how much you love him (or her).
These cute fish-bowl Valentine cards are easy to put together for classmates and you can use some cute sayings such as "Wishing you a fishtastic Valentine's Day", "It's o'fish'al, you are awesome!", "I'm glad we're in the same school", "You're a great catch"....!
Do you need Valentines for your kid's classmates but don't have a lot of time to make your own? On this page you'll find super cute printable Valentine cards for kids including great designs for both boys and girls. It's an inexpensive option, and these cards are easy to print out and assemble at home.
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!
I'd like to say *HUGE* thank you to everyone who entered our contest and shared their wonderful homemade Christmas gift ideas with us all. The quality of the entries this year was so high and it was *really* difficult to choose the winners. I ended up giving out extra 3rd prizes because it was just too hard to choose, and I would have loved to give you all a prize if I could!
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!
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!
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!
Here's a very patriotic Uncle Sam that can hang on your door to greet your guests. Made from supplies you may have already around the house, he's very inexpensive to put together but a real charmer.
I'm very excited to announce the winning entries from our 2012 homemade Mothers Day present ideas contest. Let me say a *HUGE* thank you to everyone who entered. I was really touched by thought and creativity that went into all the entries, and it was sooo hard choosing the winners.
The winners are... *drum-roll*
Want to make something beautiful for Mom to put up on her wall? This canvas is a great Mother's day present idea.
Does your Mom like modern art? This decorated canvas is a fun project to make using fabulous colors and textures.
Does your Mom like little ornaments? Why not turn an ornament into a beautiful sparkly snow globe for her to treasure. This DIY snow globe project is simple to make and so adorable!
Cover wooden beads with fabric to make a fun summer necklace for Mom!
Is your mom always jotting things down on scraps of paper and forgetting where she put them? Make her an attractive dry erase board for her to put in the kitchen and write down her "to do" list on!
Moms, Grandmas, and Aunts can never have enough photos of their kids! So here you can make your own mini album all tucked away in a beautiful keepsakes box. And the best part is you can keep adding more photos to it as the years go on!
This cute storage box is a great way for Mom to organise her desk.
Find inspiration here for how to design and decorate a picture frame filled with lovely memories for Mom.
Help Mom organize her recipes with this colorful recipe box that is so easy to assemble.
This is a gorgeous gift for Mom which can be used as an elegant photo frame or for storing her favorite candy!
This sweet gift idea is a lovely way to show Mom the reasons why you care so much for her.
This album is sure to amaze any Mom! To look at this project, you'd have no idea it was made from toilet paper roll - it is so pretty!
These gorgeous flowers are made from recycled plastic and really look amazing. So creative!
If you're making breakfast-in-bed this year for your Mom, here you'll find out how to make this caddy to store all the breakfast-in-bed essentials.
Learn how to make and decorate these gorgeous Mother's day cards and frames.
For any mother, the moment your child comes into your life, time stands still for you. Rebecca shows us how to make this gorgeous shadow box - a wonderful gift idea to commemorate a baby's first Mother's day.
This is a super quick, extremely inexpensive and fun gift to make! It's a recipe holder made with a tray from the dollar store (Yes! The dollar store!) and buttons made into magnets to hold the recipes into place. Now Mom has a fun recipe holder to hold all of her favorite recipes!
A gorgeous needlework Mother's Day craft project to do with kids. Now Mom or Grandma can have their favorite little artist's artwork forever captured with needle and thread.
Jeanie describes how to make this gorgeous keepsake box, and how she and her siblings filled it with old photographs and stories as a gift for their elderly Mother whose memory is starting to fade. Such a thoughtful gift idea that she is sure to treasure!
Learn how to make this gorgeous vintage-inspired banner for your Mom for Mother's day.
These pretty decorative jars are great for holding buttons, ribbons, sewing notions, twine, bits & baubles,and many other things. So don't throw those empty jars away, alter them!
Kids love to create and it makes them feel good when they can give something they made as a gift. Here's a fun plaque for kids to make Mom or someone special for Mother's Day. It will brighten their day! Made on a wood plaque and only requires a few supplies.