Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Gift Giving Ideas

Holiday Countdown
If you are busy noodling gift ideas for your family and friends, there is still time to find some inspiration...

If You're Handy...
Fa La La La Felt: 45 Handmade Holiday Decorations by Amanda Carestio
Martha Stewart's Handmade Holiday Crafts by Martha Stewart
Upcycling Celebrations by Danny Seo
Happy Cute : 25 Amigurumi Gifts to Celebrate Special Occasions by Annie Obaachan
I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas by Anna Getty
Zakka Style : 24 Projects Stitched With Ease to Give, Use and Enjoy by Rashida Coleman-Hale
Weekend Handmade : More Than 40 Projects + Ideas for Inspired Crafting by Kelly Wilkinson
Ikebana Style : 20 Portable Flower Arrangements for Perfect Gift-giving by Keiko Kubo
Everyday's a Holiday : Year-round Crafting with Kids by Heidi Kenney
A Homemade Christmas by Tina Barseghian

From Your Kitchen
Edible DIY : Simple, Giftable Recipes to Savor and Share by Lucy Baker
Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunch Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cookies by Alice Medrich
Making Artisan Chocolates by Andrew Garrison Shotts
Canning and Preserving with Ashley English by Ashley English
Vegan Pie in the Sky by Isa Chandra Moskowitz
Gluten-free & Vegan Bread by Jennifer Katzinger
Cool Pet Treats : Easy Recipes for Kids to Bake by Pam Price
Irresistible Macaroons by Jose Marechal
Christmas Cookies by Lisa B. Zwirn
Tart and Sweet : 101 Canning and Pickling Recipes for the Modern Kitchen by Kelly Geary and Jessie Knadler

Gift Wrapping
There's more than one way to wrap your perfect gift. Be creative!

Ruby Star Wrapping : Creating Packaging to Regive, Reuse and Relove by Melody Miller and Allison Tannery
Creative and Thoughtful Gift Giving : Easy Ideas for Making Gifts Special by Leah Ingram
The Wrapping Scarf Revolution : the Earth-Friendly Idea that Will Change the Way Your Think About Your World by Patricia Lee
Wrapagami : the Art of Fabric Gift Wraps by Jennifer Playford