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Cute Crafts Projects to Make as Christmas Gifts

Cookbook Organizer
Style a magazine holder as a cookbook corral. Paint a wooden magazine box and embellish with chipboard shapes that are painted with fun designs or covered with printed papers. Glue a wooden spoon to the box to enhance the cooking theme.

Perfect For: Any cook or cookbook collector

Make It Say Christmas: Decorate the box in a Christmas theme for the recipient to use as a place to hold her favorite holiday recipes

Cute Crafts Projects to Make as Christmas Gifts

Decorative Tea Towels
Add pizzazz to plain tea towels for a heartfelt and practical gift. Simply cut trims (ribbons, ruffles, etc.) slightly longer than the width of the towel, then topstitch the strips in place.

Perfect For: The domestic diva, your holiday party hostess

Make It Say Christmas: Use holiday-theme trims or a color palette of red and green.

Cute Crafts Projects to Make as Christmas Gifts

Painted Mouse Pad
Turn a plain cork tile into a creative mouse pad. Stamp an image onto paper and enlarge it with a copier. Cut out the shape; use it as a template to cut the cork tile. Choose laser-cut paper and place it over the cork. Use a foam brush and acrylic paint to fill in the negative spaces. Carefully lift the laser-cut paper before the paint dries. When dry, spray the entire surface with a protective sealant.

Perfect For: A tech-savvy friend, your cubicle buddy

Make It Say Christmas: Use Christmas-motif laser cut paper to fashion the painted design.

Cute Crafts Projects to Make as Christmas Gifts

Colorful Ribbon Glasses Case

Turn leftover crafts supplies into cute creations. This eyeglasses case is made with ribbon scraps and detailed with machine stitching.

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Cute Crafts Projects to Make as Christmas Gifts

Wineglass Charm

Make wineglass charms from scraps of paper or fabric. Cut small squares of selected areas of the material and insert each into a frame pendant (available in the jewelry making aisle at a crafts store). Earring-hoop wire threaded through the pendant loop makes it easy to attach the charm to a wineglass stem. Make a whole set (or multiple sets) in a wink.

Perfect For: The wine-lover, your holiday party hostess

Make It Say Christmas: Use Christmas-theme papers or fabrics.

Cute Crafts Projects to Make as Christmas Gifts

Monogram Wall Art
Create a decorative monogram to give as a handcrafted Christmas present. Paint a wood letter a neutral color and decorate with buttons, ribbons, and other embellishments, customized to the recipient’s taste and style.

Perfect For: A tween, teen, or college-age student; the family babysitter

Make It Say Christmas: Use a last initial and decorate with Christmas embellishments for the whole family to enjoy.