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Do you make gifts of your hand/homemade things?

I've never made anything I've felt able to gift to anyone beyond my own children. How about you? What things have you made?

[aren't creative hobbies just fabulous!]

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Asked by kanga97 at 6:09 AM on Dec. 23, 2010 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Actually, I do all the time. All my cards are handmade. And, my DD and her family get scrapbook pages that I've done throughout the year each Christmas. Which reminds me, I need to pick up a pizza box to wrap this year's pages in. LOL.

    Answer by specialwingz at 6:18 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • i just loved doing arts and crafts with my daughter when she was little

    Answer by lolitslindsey at 6:25 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • I'm not an arts and crafts person. I am not talented in that way. I wish I were and I have tried many times, but I just can't do it.

    Answer by layh41407 at 6:28 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • I used to be a basket maker and frequently gave those.

    Answer by Bmat at 8:15 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • I have given a lot of handmade stuff, mostly crocheted and cross-stitched.

    Answer by NannyB. at 8:21 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • Yes, I love handmade gifts. We have made candles, soaps and bath fizzes for gift baskets this year. I wish I could make the baskets too, like Bmat, but I have to cheat with those and get them from the store.

    Answer by scout_mom at 8:53 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • I often give food baskets. Cookie and candy platters and soup mixes, cocoa mixes, bread mixes, spices mixes, like cookies-in-a-jar, but lately, I do everything in zip-lock bags because everyone seems to like that better, since it same on space.

    Answer by SweetLuci at 8:57 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • I'm always asked to crochet or knit an afghan for someone as a present -- I do about 4 a year since they are King Size.


    Answer by emerald53197 at 9:12 AM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • I've made counted cross stitch baby quilts as gifts when I knew a close friend was going to have a baby. They are all different and unique and it really is a lot of fun. However, you need a bit of time to sew the cross stitches on a sizable baby quilt.

    Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 7:30 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

  • I do all sorts of crafts. The one thing I make that I have given away and I dont have any of my own are my dolls. I need to be selfish and make some for myself.

    Answer by almightycookie at 9:09 PM on Dec. 23, 2010

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