Christmas doesn’t have to be about spending every penny you have on store-bought gifts, decorations, and foodie favourites. With materials you might already have around the house and some clever tips from the Garden Charmers you can make your home decorating and gift giving a fun, inexpensive, and crafty experience. So whether you’re looking for a cute way to decorate your holiday table, give a personal and meaningful gift, or feed the troops, the ideas below should help to to get your creative holiday juices flowing!
Delicious, handmade chocolates, BBQ Sauce, Truffles, Salt rubs, and more make for excellent gifts for the foodies in your family. See plenty of ideas over at Life at Cobble Hill Farm.
Mason jars, soy candles, and beeswax decorations…you couldn’t get more crafty than making these Christmassy Poinsettia candles. Perfect for decorating your home or for giving as presents.
Create your own winter bulb garden for less than $20 with these tips from Barb at Our Fairfield Home and Garden.
You can make this festive and green candle decoration for next to nothing with foraged leaves and berries, a bit of florist wire, and a large pillar candle.
A bit of scrap burlap, some cardboard templates, and basic sewing skills can result in these cute handmade Christmas tree decorations. Love them!
These made me laugh the first time I saw them 🙂 Global Warming Christmas cookies from the Empress of Dirt. Not only are they clever but I’ll bet they taste amazing too!
Classy, crafty, and inexpensive, learn how to make Christmas stockings using vintage hankies from Heather at New House, New Home.
For an easy and personal gift idea consider illustrating coffee mugs and filling them with a treat the recipient might love. Sachets of tea, hot chocolate, or coffee are perfect! Idea from Staci at Life at Cobble Hill Farm.
For more crafty ideas please visit the Garden Charmers on their Facebook page.