Here are the best Christmas Gifts of 2016, and some of the most unique gifts you can give this holiday season. Catch them off guard with gifts that will put a smile on their face, and that they won’t expect.
Give them the gift that keeps on giving, hour after hour. This candle really has no competition, as every other one out there can’t come near it in longevity. A great gift if you want to stay on their mind for about 60 hours or so.
Anyone with a desktop knows the importance of having a large and clear monitor for anything they might be doing. This 21.5 inch best selling monitor by HP Pavilion has an LED screen that improves the overall picture quality. They’ll be all set to watch a movie, play a game, or just surf the web in very high definition with this monitor!
The experiences in this book are priceless, so really you are giving them a gift that you can’t put a price on. The Lonely Planet is renowned for their ability to shed light on some of the best of what’s out there, and they do a great job of what they do great in this book.
Here’s a way to spy on your neighbors or anyone else within a certain radius. It beams back a live feed right to your smartphone, and the controller has a spot on it that holds your phone so you can see what it sees while you’re piloting it.
Star Wars is one of the most famous sci-fi sagas ever so there was a lot of hype leading up the the 7th instalment. Needless to say it was a success that many fans enjoyed. Available in blu-ray and DVD, this will be the perfect gift for any Star Wars fan!
Flip this over and it starts to make a piece of art right before your eyes. Sand drips down onto itself and forms what looks like mountains, lakes, oceans, and other terrain. It’s a mesmerizing gift that is fun to watch, and fun to display once the piece is finished.
Stop them from waking up to a loud alarm clock. There’s a better way to wake up, one that’s more natural and taps into our lineage from a time when there were no alarm clocks. Waking up to a simulated sunrise is the only way to go, especially in the winter.
If they love delicious macarons you can’t go wrong with this kit that will enable them to make their own from scratch. Everything tastes better when you make it yourself, because psychologically you’ve seen everything that goes into making it, so you appreciate it more.
Almost everyone loves a good book. The only problem is carrying them around and storing them somewhere without having them looking like a total mess. In comes the Kindle E-Reader that offers a selection of over a million downloadable books and allows you to store thousands on this high resolution 6 inch tablet. You’ll never need another book shelf with this reader!
This diffuser allows you to enjoy your choice of different aromatherapy scents. It sends the mist into the air in just the right amount so that you’re not overwhelmed by it, and it’s not too faint. Aromatherapy has been shown to help with a number of conditions, and helps you feel more at ease.
When you want to stick to pieces of paper without worrying if you have enough staples to get the job done, these are the staplers for you. They punch a small hole into the papers and use the tabs to stick the sheets together. No staples needed!
There are pressure cookers and there are slow cookers, and then then there’s this thing! It has both in one unit, so you’re taking up about half the space as you would if you had both. It can slow cook your meal, or really speed things up by pressure cooking it.
Sometimes the best gifts are something that’s used everyday. This makeup gift set includes 7 products from Clinique that come in a Lulu DK Limited Edition Cosmetic Bag. It makes the perfect gift for any girl who likes to use lots of makeup!
Here’s a fun decanter set that really spells things out. It has the words Your and Mine on the two glasses, and the word Ours on the larger bottle. It’s a fun and true statement and it makes a great gift for someone that you’d like to enjoy fine spirits with.
When you want to go retro and use vinyl records you’ll need something to play them on. That’s where this 3-speed stereo turntable comes in handy. It also features MP3 recording so you can convert some of those old records into digital versions to enjoy going forward.
Who doesn’t love good ol’ Nerf fun? You don’t want to show up to a Nerf fight unarmed, and when you bring in the Demolisher you will strike fear into the hearts of your opponents, even though it is safe foam that’s being used.
This entertainment platter lets you serve food right from the oven to the table. It has a soapstone slab on it so you can put hot things on it without doing any harm, and it will help the food stay hot so that your guests can enjoy the food as it was meant to be.
Here’s the perfect gift for the do-it-yourselfer that likes to take their tools with them wherever they may be needed. It unfolds right on the spot, giving them a place to work and keeping everything organized and portable at the same time.
Depending on their personality this can either be a gag gift for the person that likes to throw their money around, or an apt gift for the penny pincher. It lets them get the last itty bit of toothpaste from the tube without causing any strife.
Do you know someone who has lots of guitars? As great of an instrument as they are, they can take up a bit of space and you always have to be careful to not knock them over. This guitar hanger comes in a pack of 2 which makes storage much easier for any guitar player!
Give your artwork and craft projects a totally new dimension when you add that third dimension to the mix. This pen emits a sort of gel that hardens on the spot so you can draw vertically and have your drawing stand straight up while you’re still working on it.
Unsure which gift to get someone this year? Amazon has an eGift Card option that allows you to fully customize, including adding your own pictures or selecting animations, and pick the exact amount that you’d like to give. They also never expire and carry no fees making them ideal for anyone!
If you know someone that has said they wish they’d write more but they don’t know what to write about, here the fix for that. It is full of hundreds of potential writing topics, and if they manage to write about each thing, they’ll have quite a tome to pass on to their kids.
Enjoy the taste of fried food without the use of oil. You can tell we’re in the 21st century, not because of the flying cars or jet packs, but because they’ve come up with a way to fry food without using oil. Less fat and great taste makes this fryer a great gift for someone you care about.
This briefcase is great for that person that has dubbed themselves Master of the Grill. They’ll be able to come in like a virtual special agent, open their briefcase, get to work, and leave the scene without a trace when their job is done.
A wallet that is used everyday takes quite a beating and wears out pretty quickly. This wallet by Tommy Hilfiger combines quality and durability with affordability. It’s made from 100% cowhide leather in various colors and includes 1 bill compartment and 6 card slots. Perfect for any guy who needs a new wallet or wants one that is stylish and good quality!
This chair keeps you moving even when you’re sitting. It’s designed to be unstable, which gets you to use your core muscles to stabilize yourself. It’s a way to take down time and turn it into motion time, and will help you feel great all day long while working.
This seed kit allows them to plant seeds that represent different wishes, and then watch them grow. It’s great for all ages, and has wishes for friendship, strength, love, clarity, happiness, and joy. They can watch their wishes come true as they burst forth from the soil.
This pepper grinder will give your next meal that extra special feeling of classiness, without any strain on your wrist. Freshly ground pepper just tastes better, which is while you’ll often see manual versions used at restaurants by the waitstaff. Do it yourself at home the easy way.
A regulation foosball table takes up a lot of room, but not this one. You pop your iPad into it and it provides the rest of what’s required to play a virtual foosball game. It is pretty realistic and allows you to go head to head with an opponent wherever you are.
Virtual reality is a new up-and-coming industry that is starting to catch on and become more and more popular. It gives you the ability to visualize virtually anything and enter a world that you never imagined. Samsung is a leader in VR and other forms of technology which is why this headset is such high quality!
Mark the end of an epic year, one that featured the FIFA World Cup and a stunning win by Germany. This is an official match soccer ball that features the unique design that was made especially for this World Cup. A no-brainer gift for any soccer fan.
Make the mead and the mead will make merry, so this is a way to empower them to make merry. What better gift than the gift that keeps on giving, both in the fun of making it and the better part of drinking it. They’ll think of you during both processes for sure.
Set the mood of the night with this incredible LED mood light! It features 15 colors of dimmable ambient lighting that is controlled by a remote. It’s perfect for parties, hangouts, or just for relaxing. No matter what the tempo of the night may be, the Mood Light will be able to match it!
For anyone that loves to tell a good story, this game will provide all of the necessary plot points to spin a good one. You pick two cards from one set, and one card from another set and then you’ll be ready to use your creative juices to make it all make sense, or nonsense!
The George Foreman grill had a super run, and now this quesadilla maker is gearing up for a similar trend. It’s the perfect gift for anyone that loves Mexican food, as it makes quesadilla making so easy, and they come out just right each time you use it.
This pillow resembles a mixtape like the ones back in the 80’s and early 90’s before CDs started taking over. The great part about it is that it’s personalized with whatever you want it to say, and even better it has an A Side and B Side for double customization.
One of the most common New Years resolutions that almost everyone has is to get in better shape. Help them do so with this Ab Trainer Mat from WODFitters! It helps arch your back to help you work out properly and to target muscles throughout your entire core. Your cores will never have a better workout!
When you give a Kiva Card you are helping an impoverished entrepreneur make a new start for themselves in a third world country. The best part is they pay you back and you’re able to gift the money again to another entrepreneur in need.
This photo print is customizable with your choice of names, and is the perfect gift for newlyweds or anyone else that is celebrating their love. It is called the intersection of love, and it is a lot of fun to see your name in a piece of art.
This is a great idea for any Star Wars fan, and it makes you think we’re living in some alternate universe where Stormtroopers are the troops we need to support. Busted Tees has a ton of other unique shirts for a one of a kind gift.
There’s 50 lanterns in this pack, which makes for one beautiful wish party. Everyone gets a chance to wish for what they want for the New Year, and it looks absolutely amazing when all of the lanterns are floating up and up and up.
You really can’t put a price on an experience like this one, where you go into a plane and actually start to learn to fly it. This is the sort of gift that is as unique as can be, because no two experiences will be the same, and it’s something that they’ll never forget.
These wine glasses have lines etched into them so that you can fill them to a certain height and they’ll play the note that is displayed on the glass. This allows you to play simple tunes, or to play something a little more complicated if you get the gumption and enough glasses.
When they love bacon you can’t go wrong with a sampler pack that features plenty of bacony delights. This is going to put a satisfied smile on their face, but don’t be surprised when they want more and there’s none to be had because it’s just a sampler.
These headphones come from Bose, a name that is synonymous with quality audio gear. They are supposed to make your music sound better, and the feedback from those that have tried it supports that claim. Give them the gift of better sound with these headphones.
You can’t beat a breakfast sandwich for a nutritious and satisfying start to your day, but they can be a bit tedious to make. This sandwich maker takes the hassle out of it, and you simply add the corresponding sandwich sections to the maker and it goes to work.
This monk will get you into the nirvana sort of mood each time you see him. Makes a great addition to your entryway so that he can greet you when you get home and send you off with the right frame of mind. Definitely not something they’ll expect, but they’ll appreciate it.
Here’s the perfect gift for a bed partner that wakes you up with their alarm each morning. It’s a silent alarm that will wake them up without disturbing you by vibrating on their wrist. It attaches to the wrist so that it can’t fall off during the night so it’s reliable.
Give them a gourmet gift basket and they’ll be thanking you for weeks and weeks afterward. It’s a gift that they probably haven’t received before, and it will inundate them with tasty treats that are high quality. Pick the one that’s best suited to their tastes.
If you love going to Cold Stone you’ll love having this set at home so you can make your own ice cream with add-ins. Features a marble slab so that the ice cream doesn’t melt as you mix in your favorite candy bars and other sweet things.
Bring a bit of the outdoors indoors with these stones that aren’t stones at all. They’re actually cushions that resemble stones but are made out of wool. They are soft to the touch and pleasing to the eye, and can help accentuate a range of different decors.
When you want to give the effect that you have shelves on your walls without the time and expense of changing the structure of your walls, these decals can help. They give the impression that you have items stored in your walls, when actually you don’t.
This device is designed to help soothe you to sleep and improve your mood using natural sounds and lighting. This can help to improve the quality of your sleep, and also reduce the time it takes you to fall asleep. A thoughtful gift for anyone struggling with their sleep.
Take them around the world without having to leave the house. These teas have been gathered from some of the best tea producing places in the world. They can sit and savor the flavor without having to renew their passport.
Blow their mind when they open this oversized gift. It’s an authentic Pac-Man arcade game just like the one from the 80’s that claimed so many quarters. They can play for hours now and can save up their quarters for more productive purchases.
This desk will help them split their work time between sitting and standing, reducing fatigue and helping to improve circulation. The desk adjust heights so they can stand have their workstation rise with them to just the right height to stay comfortable.
Give the gift of caffeine and they’re sure to thank you, especially if they’re big time coffee lovers. This little makers produces drinks that rival the kind you’ll pay steep prices for at ritzy coffee shops. Makes both espressos and cappuccinos so they’ll be able to make what they like.
This kit shows you how to make amazing food that doesn’t just taste amazing, but looks interesting as well. It’s kind of a cross between cooking and doing a science experiment, but the results are edible and sure to please. Perfect for anyone that watches cooking shows.
Give them the gift of luck with this Lucky Elephant. It’s a cute sculpture that they can place indoors or in a garden, and is meant to bring luck upon all that see it. If they are into astrology and symbolism they’ll love to receive a gift like this.
This is like giving them peace of mind because if they ever run into roadside trouble with their tires they’ll be able to inflate them until they can get to their destination or a tire repair place. It’s cordless and works without having to pump anything.
The olive plant is a plant that is noteworthy because it produces olives, which in turn are used to make olive oil, one of the healthier oils to consume. The tree itself is rather resilient, and when you give this as a gift you will be giving them a plant that will last and last.
This book is made up of headlines and front pages from The Washington Post from the year that someone was born, or an anniversary year. It helps to capture the zeitgeist of that time, and can be something that they look back on to see what times were like back then.
It’s a lot of fun to pilot this bird, and it does its best to look as realistic as possible, even while flying. Great for any bird or RC enthusiast, this will be a much different sensation than trying to fly an RC plane or helicopter.
A great way to remember that when one door closes, another opens. It helps to keep you optimistic, and when placed on a desk can instantly bring you back to calm if you were feeling disappointed, angry or frustrated that something didn’t work out the way you wanted it to.
This is a heartfelt gift that will really put a smile on their face, and may even get them to cry if they’re the emotional type. It simply states that they are your happy place, so anytime they’re around you you’re in your happy place.
This box is full of inspiring coins, and the idea is that when you leave for the day, you take what you need, whether that be love, hope, strength, or any other pick me up. When you carry it around you’ll be reminded that you have it, thus helping you out.
Why have a regular paper towel holder when you can have one that has USB ports on it and can serve as the charging station for everyone’s phone and tablets. The kitchen is often the central point of a home, and this only galvanizes its role.
Help them take care of their beard with this beard pack that features everything they need to keep it soft and snuggly. If they’re bent on growing their beard out, you have to take defensive measures against scruffiness, and this kit will help save your face as well as theirs.
Combine their favorite ingredients into a custom energy bar, and you’ll really wow them with how thoughtful you are. This is a great way to encourage them if they’ve taken on an exercise program, or have otherwise improved their diet to eat more healthy foods.
Turn their iPad into a canvas with this paint brush that allows them to paint right into their iPad. It has a special texture that the iPad picks up, but doesn’t use any paint of course, and doesn’t scratch the screen and puts the “paint” right where you want it.
The winter is a great time to get into canning, and this home canning system makes it as easy as possible. The perfect gift for anyone that wants to try homesteading, but doesn’t want to do all of the canning the manual way.
Let them take their music with them wherever they go with this portable speaker. It’s totally wireless, and the added bonus is that it also charge devices which comes in handy because playing music often drains the battery quicker. Music at the beach or on a camping trip just makes things better.
This towel set will help them remember which wines go with which foods so they’ll always have the perfect pairing. This is a gift that can serve you well because it will encourage them to serve up a meal with just the right glass of wine.
Anyone that has expressed interest in learning to play the acoustic guitar would love to receive this. It will show them basic chords so that in no time they’ll be able to play guitar at campfires and parties, and impress their friends with their ability.
Yes, they still make Polaroid cameras, and now they have the advantage of decades more technology behind them so they’re even better than you remember. Take good looking pictures that you can actually hold in your hand instantly. They come out of the side of the camera instead of the front.
This is a combination fish bowl and herb garden that they can place inside the home. They’ll have the benefit of a fish as well as fresh herbs. This is a great choice for anyone that loves natures and wants to taste fresh spices and seasonings on their food.
Get around in style with this electric scooter. It’s less expensive than a Segway and serves the same basic function, getting you from Point A to Point B without all that pesky walking. Three wheels provide stability and you’ll be surprised at just how fun this is to ride.
There’s just no way any other gift will measure up to just one of these ultimate adventures, so you are really outdoing yourself with this gift. It’s perfect for anyone that loves a good adventure, and is great for brainstorming your next fun getaway.
Here’s a glass is half empty, half full sort of gift. Right at the middle of the glass there is a line and above it it says optimist and below it it says pessimist. In relation to how much drink you have left this has a double meaning.
This projector shoots stars onto the walls and ceiling, helping your child drift off to sleep. It can also play music that will help calm them down. This can be the answer to a bedtime routine that’s gotten off track, or help allay any fears of sleeping on their own.
This paperweight is changeable to fit the situation and you simply change the card to remind yourself how you need to be today. Change it as often as needed, either every day, or even every hour. Life changes quick and you have to adapt to new challenges.
Bring the warmth of a fireplace outdoors and reclaim some of nature when it’s cold outside. This outdoor fireplace keeps the fire contained, and allows you to enjoy its warm glow without worrying about it encroaching further than you want it to.
This service takes a photograph you send in and makes a bobblehead that looks a lot like the person you want it to. It’s a great gift for anyone that thinks they deserve a bobblehead in their likeness, but aren’t famous enough to actually merit one.
Here’s a customizable gift that will take their pet and make a portrait of them. It’s personalized to look exactly like them and has a nice, warm setting. A fun gift for any pet lover in your life!
Help them to chillax a bit with this eye massager that also plays soothing sounds. It’s always nice to give the gift of relaxation because it just makes everything better for everyone. It can help improve a bad mood, or just be used as a daily meditation.
This is an ottoman that doubles as a shoe holder. Stores up to 10 pairs of shoes and is ideal for anyone that has more shoes than they know what to do with. It has compartments for the shoes, so they stay organized and aren’t a jumbled mess.
This “rock” keeps recipes where they need to be and makes it so you don’t have to hold the recipe book up. Just put the recipe page on this holder and it holds it at just the right angle to keep it hands free so you can look at the recipes and continue cooking.
This air purifier uses Himalayan salt to clean the air as wella s the energy in your home or office. Rather than use sprays and air fresheners that are littered with toxins, it’s best to go the all natural route with this lamp that gently heats the salt to make it effective.
Forget about vacuuming when you have a robotic vacuum that actually empties itself for you. That’s what this robotic vacuum does, and after it goes around the room it will return to its base and empty its contents so you don’t have to.
For the chef that likes to get things just right, this cutting board features detailed lines and graphs so that they can make precise cuts and have food turn out perfect. If you’ve noticed quirks that may seem a little OCD this cutting board is a great gift.
Help them keep track of their stuff with these tracking tiles. You simply attach them to anything you don’t want to lose and you’ll be able to locate it quickly and easily using your smartphone. Purses, keys, and wallets are some obvious choices, but you can also be creative.
This is a great way to warm up your favorite aromatherapy oil. It uses a votive candle underneath that heats up the kettle on top to the perfect temperature. Fill the kettle with water and a few drops of oil and you’ll soon smell the scent you want.
Even though gelato doesn’t have the same catchy I scream for ice cream saying behind it, it is still very delicious, and making your own can be a lot of fun with tasty rewards. This gelato maker makes it easy, you just add in the needed ingredients and enjoy.
This leather journal has a classic look and feel to it, and they’ll be happy that you got it for them so they can log their daily experiences, or keep track of an important trip. Because it’s leather it should last a long time, and also will look great on the shelf with other books.
If they have one of those expensive DSLR cameras make sure that they never have to worry that it’s getting wet with this waterproof backpack. It is so watertight that it will float in water even when it’s full and the insides stay completely dry.
Here’s the perfect addition to any man cave as long as they prefer Coca Cola to Pepsi. It will keep cans of cola cold, and dispense them just like a big vending machine, without taking up nearly as much room, and without the need to insert a dollar bill or two.
Here’s a stand that will let them put their tablet right where they want it. Give them the best viewing angle without having to hold it up with a hand, or prop it up against a leg or lap. Great for bedside use, or on the couch to look things up while watching TV.
Here’s a way to see what kind of person you are by analyzing the list of movies you come up with. The book guides you through the process of coming up with movie lists that are personalized to your taste, and gets you to think of movies you haven’t thought of in awhile.
Reenact the scene from Big where Tom Hanks plays the piano with his soon-to-be boss. This giant piano mat gets the notes right so you can really play a song if you have the right footwork. Fun for all ages, but designed for kids to play around with and make music.
This gift makes the most sense for someone that likes to birdwatch. It gets you right in on the action and you put it next to a bird feeder so you can see shots of the birds up close without them knowing they’re being watched. Provides hours of enjoyment, potentially.
Here’s a great way to portion out candy and keep it hands free so that everyone can eat from the same bowl without touching the other candies. Perfect for grandparents that like to keep a bowl of sweet treats for the kiddies.
You’ll definitely feel like we’re in the 21st century when you start fabricating things from home. It may not be nanotechnology quite yet, but it is like the sort of thing they talked about in old books about what the future might look like. Prints things in 3 dimensions!
If you’re tired of having to replace your rocks glasses, these unbreakable glasses are just the ticket. For some reason rocks glasses are some of the most often dropped glasses there are, and you can make sure that it can fall without breaking.
These speakers put on a show when you play music from them. The water and lights are supposed to sync up with the sound that comes through the speakers, so both your eyes and ears are entertained at the same time.
Some telescopes aren’t meant to travel, but this one was born for it. It comes with its own backpack so you can take it with you on hiking adventures and look up to the stars with a lot less light pollution. Perfect for adventurists that want to see the heavens.
These prints feature the faces of popular celebrities juxtaposed on Civil War era soldiers. You can pick from a wide assortment of stars, including Brad Pitt, Bill Murray, and Ricky Gervais, just to name a few.
This alarm clock will do its best to make you try to catch it, rolling off your nightstand and onto the ground. By the time you catch up to it and turn it off, you’ll already be up and moving, reducing the likelihood of getting back in bed and hitting the snooze button.
No bar is complete without a way to quickly and easily dispense liquor. This dispenser mounts to your wall, freeing up counter space on a crowded bar, and making it super easy to pour just the right amount into a drink or shot glass.
This gift set features olive oils from smaller operations so you’re getting artisan quality olive oil to taste and enjoy. Olive oil consistently ranks as one of the healthiest oils to use, so you’re not only giving great taste, but better health to whoever receives it.
This blaster takes a snowball fight to a whole new level by launching up to three snowballs at a time. You’ll be amazed at how far they go and how accurate they are. It will give you an unfair advantage, or will help even the playing field if you’re not as good.
40 DIY Christmas Gifts and Projects
Making your own ornaments is a lot better than buying them because you can make them look exactly how you want. It also makes them more special and those that receive a handmade ornament from you will cherish it for years to come every Christmas.
Surprise someone with this Christmas door and they’ll be happy you did. It turns the door into a present, with a red ribbon and a big red bow. It’s so easy, but the effect looks like you spent a long time on it. Way better than a wreath, and a way to break from the norm.
Any Scrabble fan will love to get this ornament, which features the message Holly Jolly written in Scrabble tiles. You can also change the message to whatever you’d like, using the same basic instructions on how to make it. Noel, Joy to the World, or Santa are other options.
Take those wine corks you’ve been saving and make a Christmas tree out of them. This is an easy gift to make and makes a great gift if you give it to the person that helped you empty all those wine bottles. It’s always fun to upcycle items, and this turns out looking nice.
These candle jars resemble a snowy winter scene with pinecones dusted with the white stuff. Give them as a gift or make them for yourself to help get you into the Christmas spirit. They are so easy to make once you have the items assembled.
The dough that these gingerbread men are made from is ridiculously simple, made with just two ingredients. Once you have the dough formed it’s just a matter of cutting it into men and then putting hold in them to put the ribbon through to make the garland.
Follow the pattern for this embroidered baby Jesus and you’ll soon have a gift-worthy item that doesn’t take too long to make. They’ll never know it was easy for you, especially if you’re good at these types of crafts, and they can display it in their home.
Win the Christmas card war this year with a light-up Rudolph greeting card. It doesn’t cost much for the battery that powers the LED nose, so you can make as many as you need to send to family and friends this holiday season.
When you make these no-slip socks you’ll be creating something that is cute but also practical. They can double as house slippers and work great on hardwood floors, helping them keep their footing thanks to the traction they provide. When you follow the directions they really easy to make.
This centerpiece is made out of 35 napkins, so it will end up looking like whatever the napkins you choose looking like. This gives you total control over the finished project, and it looks so nice when you finished that you can bring this as a gift to a holiday party.
This makes a cute gift because it puts the spirit of Christmas in a small package. You end up using a sardine tin to hold everything, and it has a Christmas tree with the German word for Christmas tree on it. A festive piece to help decorate the home.
These elves look totally cute, and are made from wood beads and felt mostly, and plenty of glue. They come out looking so cute that you might want a set for yourself so it’s best to buy enough material so that you can make multiple sets and keep one to enjoy.
A bottle of booze makes a great gift for the right person, but can look a little thoughtless if it isn’t packaged right. Lose the ordinary brown paper bag and upgrade to this deluxe paper bag which has been printed on and comes with a very nice tag.
This glowing snow globe looks like it would be hard to make, but they’ve broken it down nicely so that it’s easy to follow. It uses a special ingredient added to the water that makes it light up when under a blacklight. Fun!
When you’re going to a holiday potluck you will come out a star with these Christmas trees that have been stuffed with brownies. The trees are made from ice cream cones and are full of flavor themselves, but the brownie inside is what steals the show.
These pillow cases can take your ordinary living room and turn it into a winter wonderland. Or at least they’ll help get you there. The tutorial is pretty detailed and includes the materials as well as pictures of several steps so you know you’re on the right track.
Bring simplicity back to Christmas with this wooden nativity set that captures the essence of the birth of Jesus. Nativity scenes make great gifts if you know someone that likes to say “Jesus is the reason for the season.”. It shows that you care enough to cater to them personally.
Take that old cashmere sweater and repurpose it as a posh gift bag. Here’s a way to take a sweater you don’t want anymore and make it so it adds to the experience of gift giving. The soft cushion of the sweater helps protect the gift inside as well.
This project produces a Christmas tree that looks a bit post-modern, and will make a stunning addition to whichever table you place it on. Made from wooden blocks it uses real ornaments to get the look just right. It’s like a Christmas tree ran into a Jenga game.
They’ll love wearing these kitten mittens, especially if they love cats and kitties. It’s a gift that will not only help to keep them warm this winter, but looks like a pair of store bought mittens.
Show them you really care by adding these snowman gift tags to your gift. It’s a way of going the extra mile and says that you’re willing to take the extra time by accentuating their gift with a special tag.
It’s easy and fun to make these origami Christmas tree ornaments. They look like they took a long time to make, but with the included instructions you’ll have a batch done in no time and can use them as an add-on for that special gift.
Help decorate their home for the holidays with this pillow wreath. You get to customize it by using the pillow that you have on hand.
When you get them this gift set they’ll be able to enjoy a nice beer along with their barbecue. It’s a way to supply them with the proper spices, and then the perfect way to wash down that tasty meal.
Gift cards tend to be a bit impersonal, but you can add that bit of TLC when you crochet them these gift card holders. They make it even more fun to receive the gift card because it’s tucked nicely into a crocheted sleeve.
These wooden spoon solders make a nice gift and complement a collection of nutcrackers quite well. They’re easy to make and are perfect for helping to decorate during the holidays. Just the project for novice crafters and professionals alike.
They’ll fall in love with these little snow fairies. It’s a fun craft to make and you can knit a whole collection of them if you’d like. Use them to upgrade a store bought gift into something more special they’re sure to love.
These ornaments are sure to have a prominent place on the tree. They’re just the right gift for the car lover in the family. They’re all that’s needed to top off a car-themed gift and give them a hint of what’s inside.
When you make them this DIY Christmas pillow they’ll have a comfy decoration for their living room, and will be able to use it year after year to get into the holiday spirit and think of you each time.
Hot chocolate is one of almost everyone’s favorite winter-time beverage. Put a Christmas spin on it this year and turn it into a reindeer hot chocolate cone! This descriptive tutorial shows you how far a little bit of arts and crafts can go. They make a great gift for either consuming or simply for using as a decoration!
Quickly and easy create the perfect gift for anyone this holiday season with this awesome edible Christmas tree! All that’s needed are everyday items and any type of candy can be used which makes it completely customizable for anybody. It’ll be the best Christmas tree in your entire house!
Christmastime is all about coming together. These candles allow you to use any picture that you’d like which makes them a great gift for anyone. They also aren’t Christmas exclusive so they can be used any day of the year. Quick and easy for anyone to make and enjoy!
Along with the holidays comes a much needed break from school for both students and teachers. Show your favorite teacher how much you appreciate them with this quick and easy gift idea! All that’s needed is some M&Ms, a jar, and a copy of the short poem that is posted on the site.
Make use of your collection of old mason jars with this hot chocolate gift idea. This guide gives you a printable template that you can use to create the decorations out of any fabric you’d like. It’s very simple to make and can be used as a decoration or as a last minute gift!
Adding a Christmas spin on anything can be a very effective way to create a decoration or gift for the holidays. This guide shows you how to turn any bottled beverage into a little reindeer using very few supplies. If you know anyone who enjoys holiday flavored beer then this gift is perfect for them!
If you’re unsure what to get someone for Christmas this year then why not get them a gift basket? This tutorial gives you an awesome example of what can be added. The great thing about gift baskets is that you can include anything for anyone; it’s like a stocking that you can give to someone else!
Wouldn’t it be cool to be able to write directly on your mug? Now you can with this DIY chalkboard mug! The key ingredient that’s needed for this to work is porcelain paint which can be picked up for about $5 – $10. No other mug will be able to compare to this mighty one!
Do you know anyone who loves beeswax or who needs a new set of candles? These candles are crafted using just wick and and a sheet of beeswax. The guide has loads of pictures and walks you through each step to make the perfect candles. They’re a very quick and easy gift idea that can be done by anyone!
Ever see old photos in watches or pendants? This guide shows you how to create a classic by cutting any picture and pasting it into circle glass pieces. For only about $10 you can create several of these pendants that make great gifts or stocking stuffers. Quick and easy and a must have for everyone!
Turn any scarf or pair of gloves into a much more elegant piece of attire with this simple guide! The idea is here but the design is up to you. All that’s needed to be done is to glue the rhinestones in place using a jewelry adhesive. Anyone will love their new and improved winter wear!