Here we are – the end of Halloween and you’re starting to see Christmas and other holiday decorations in the stores. You feel the dread and panic set in! How can I get everything done – and I have no ideas at all about what I want to make for gifts!
First – breathe. You have time! Not to worry – we have ideas for you!
I’ve looked back through our Inspirations Gallery have pulled out five terrific ideas that you can use as homemade gifts. Many are inexpensive and will make-up nice and quick. Remember – you can customize and personalize to your heart’s content by selecting your own colours, crystals and chain styles.
Click on the project title to see the inspiration page featuring the instructions and the materials needed.
Yes, people still read printed books and you can fashion a beautiful way for your favourite reader to ‘mark their place’. Feature their favourite colours, their initials or charms to personalize your gift even more!
How about a very quick pair of earrings? Match up the setting and sparkling Swarovki rivolis, add a drop of glue and the findings – you’re done!
The Carole Necklace
Take some large-hole beads, slip them over chain, attach a dangle and findings – so many ways to personalize a statement necklace! Try a small version for earrings.
Stones are on trend right now and stretchy bracelets are a breeze to make. Make a few for gifts – remembering to give yourself a couple too!
A Bevy of Christmas Ideas
Let the components work for you! Use lengths of chain that are already awesome and connect it to crystals, tassels and more with simple jump rings.