DIY Holiday Gifts
More than just a present, these crafts will pass along the joy that comes from making a one-of-a-kind piece. These craft ideas make perfect holiday presents.
Hannukah Menorah Craft; Arrange a memorable menorah in minutes! Who knew plain old salt and pepper shakers could look so sophisticated? Simply unscrew the tops, fill each shaker with decorative blue sand, and place a menorah candle inside. Once the candles melt down, use tweezers to remove residual wax before reusing.
Teacups offer elegant vessels for candles. Re-purpose china from old place settings, mixing and matching pieces — or single out a favorite new find.
Retool a tin container with handles and red paint and you have a container for cuff links, perfect for dad.
Decorating for parties is a snap with this easy-to-assemble banner set that spells out "celebrate" in letterpressed cards. Also included: fun colored clothespins and vintage string for hanging.
This DIY Apple Tree kit ($22.50) includes all the materials to grow delicious apples. Who wouldn't want that as a gift?