Gift-giving shouldn’t be about how much money we spend, but rather about choosing thoughtful gifts our loved ones can use to create a happier, healthier and more beautiful life. Nothing could be more in keeping with the spirit of the season than sitting down to create personalized gifts for each person on our list. We searched our favorite books, blogs and websites to put together this collection of delightful projects for everyone on your list—the modern homemaker, gardener, beauty maven or gourmand.
Homemade Gifts for the Home & Garden
Homemade Health & Beauty Gifts
Homemade Food Gifts
One More Idea
Need a gift for grandparents, a favorite aunt or a good friend? Consider uploading photos for a personalized calendar. Greenerprinter.com uses recycled papers and lets you upload images, add captions, see a PDF proof and order online, all for $16. Whether it’s photos of the kids in every season or your favorite pics from your girls’ vacation, you can give a year’s worth of memories.