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    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.

    DIY Holiday Gifts

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    Cinnamon and Sugar Almonds Holiday Gift idea from MichaelsMakers The Idea Room

    Create these easy Christmas Glitz Filigree Rings for DIY gifting this holiday

    Add glitz and glam to your winter wardrobe with these easy to make Christmas Glitz Stackable Bracelets. Ideal for gift giving.

    A pop-up card is always cause for smiles, especially when it's as pretty as this snowy woodland scene. It's very easy to make, too, with two colors of card stock, scissors, a paper punch, and, of course, a glue gun or paper glue.

    Fashion this hair accessory by snipping medallions from a lace runner and machine-stitching them along a length of velvet ribbon or a piece of elastic.

    Add spice to a gift of plain votives with cinnamon sticks. Using a hot-glue gun, adhere sticks to glass. Then encircle with ribbon in earthy colors, such as sage and burnt amber.

    Nestle a vintage necklace or brooch in a simple slide jewelry box covered in rich velvet and topped with acorns, moss, and pine cones.

    The trick to transforming plain glass votive holders is by using humble upholstery webbing.

    Delight your recipients with a gift of vintage flatware, wrapped in a holder sewn by you. Just one large piece, such as a cake server, is also nice. Choose fabrics in jewel tones, or a royal blue; the silverware will glow!

    Monogram tea towels and bath towels for personalized gifts. These embroidered stick-on appliqués, found at craft stores, make a terrific shortcut.

    Use remnants of vintage fabric to cover handmade journals.

    Instead of letting vintage brooches gather dust in your jewelry box, turn them into refrigerator magnets: Use a pair of needle-nose pliers to remove the pin hardware from the back of each brooch, then affix a super strong magnet with a small bead of glue. Let dry overnight. Your grocery list has never looked more glam!

    Stretched out or shrunken sweaters get a new purpose as a handy carry-all.

    Teacups offer elegant vessels for hand-poured candles. Repurpose china from old place settings, mixing and matching pieces.

    Slide a gift card inside a custom-sewn wallet for two presents in one!

    Find miniature acorns and pinecones and cast your findings with 18-karat gold spray paint. Use them as the pendant for any stylish necklace.

    For a sentimental holiday gift, gather postcards, matchbooks, and coins to tell forgotten or lost stories.

    A dime a dozen at flea markets and antiques shops, cast-off prisms make for stunning pendants. Use them for chandelier prism necklaces you can giveaway during holidays.

    Assemble a slew of vintage images and trim. Print each photo as a set of two for the cutest, vintage memory card game.

    Spark a trip down memory lane with an old family photo and cool printer-friendly fabric for a personalized holiday present.

    For a hostess who loves to cook, say thank you with an apron monogrammed with iron-on transfer letters. In keeping with the culinary theme, include some wooden kitchen utensils and a blank recipe book.

    Bring a bit of earnest irony to a pair of gloves with this hilariously tender riff on tough knuckle tattoos. Borrow our intentionally sweet phrases above, or come up with your own eight-letter expressions.

    An inexpensive score at flea markets: a vintage thimble. They can become a playful pendant in no time.

    You can fashion a brilliant ombre neckless for next to nothing! Change the colors for customizable holiday gifts.

    These mason jar lid coasters are so easy to make. Men will love receiving these as presents because they will go perfectly with their cold bottles of beer.