Christmas Gifts: 20+ Cute and Clever Ideas to Try

Friends and family will adore these handy handmade Christmas gifts -- including dishware, vases, and other home accessories -- that are just as fun (and easy!) to make as they are to give. Start one of these simple Christmas crafts today so you can check everyone off your holiday gift list.

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Three-Step Christmas Centerpieces

Create a striking holiday centerpiece in just three steps. We have a special secret for the step one: How to lay the table runner.

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Creative Christmas Tree Themes

Be creative by decorating your Christmas tree with a favorite theme that suits your decorating style or your family's personality. We were inspired by a local festival of trees and have included tips for bringing the looks inside your own Christmas home. Bonus: We've included lighting tips to make your tree shine.

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Christmas Sugar Cookies

Turn a simple sugar cookie into a masterpiece this Christmas. Whether you like your sugar cookies soft or crisp, simply decorated or frosted with intricate designs, these sugar cookie recipes are sure to sweeten up your holiday season.

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Deck a Christmas Staircase in Two Steps

It's so simple to decorate your staircase for Christmas! Get our damage-free, two-step plan to ensure that the holiday spirit extends from first floor to second.

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Creative Christmas Wreaths

Christmas wreaths don't have to be made from traditional evergreens -- in fact, we encourage you to mix it up with eucalyptus leaves, boxwood, lotus pods, and even items that don't come from nature, such as peppermint candies and pom-poms. These fun-to-make creative designs show you how to make Christmas wreaths with unexpected shapes, dazzling colors, and out-of-the-ordinary materials.

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Genius Christmas Hacks

Get ready for the Christmas season with our clever tricks to simplify the holidays. Including crafty Christmas wrapping ideas, must-try ideas for hosting guests, and why-didn't-I-think-of-that Christmas shortcuts, our tips for the holiday season are guaranteed to make your life easier.

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Christmas Cards & Tags

It's easy to make your own Christmas cards and gift tags, which add extra holiday sentiment to Christmas gifts and make holiday greetings more thoughtful. Start with our homemade Christmas card ideas, which use colored paper, sequins, lace, buttons, and more to create a special holiday greeting to send to friends and family. Give the kids a fun crafts project with our simple Christmas cards kids can make -- you'll love the cute card ideas as much as they'll love making them! A Christmas e-card is just as heartwarming as one sent by mail, and we have more than 20 options for you to choose from. Not sure how to display your Christmas cards? We have plenty of creative Christmas card display ideas. If you're running out of places to put holiday cards from others, try a few of our Christmas card projects -- these crafts ideas recycle and repurpose Christmas greetings into fun holiday decorations for your home (including ornaments for your tree)! Finally, you can use scrapbooking supplies to make extra-special Christmas gift tags; we have several festive ideas to get you started.

Homemade Christmas Cards

Send a personal and creative seasonal greeting with our simple Christmas cards...

Easy Christmas Gift Tags Made from Scrapbooking Supplies

Make Your Christmas presents too pretty to open by adorning them with unique...

Christmas Card Projects: Decorative Ways to Recycle Christmas Cards

If Christmas cards are piling up and you're running out of ways to display the...

Crochet a Snowflake Gift Topper

Let a simple snowflake crochet pattern dress up your gifts this holiday season.

Easy & Creative Holiday Gift Tags

These eye-catching gift tags are the perfect accompaniment for homemade,...

Make Your Own Christmas Cards

Give a greeting that will be cherished for a lifetime. For each card shown her...

Christmas Card Display Ideas

Use festive holiday cards in your Christmas decorating for creative and merry...

Handmade Christmas Cards Using Scrapbooking Supplies

Get creative for Christmas this year -- handcraft your own beautiful cards fro...

Pretty Homemade Cards: Stitch On Beads

Upgrade plain-Jane cards with a shimmery border made with silver beads and som...

Cheap Card Idea: Sew On a Phrase

Add a simple phrase to a card with embroidery floss. You pick the message; the...

Ribbon Cards

Scraps of paper and satin ribbons decorate easy-to-make cards and tree...

Free Christmas Gift Tags to Print

Print off these festive and free Christmas gift tags to add a splash of color...

Simple Christmas Cards Kids Can Make

Let your kids and grandkids get involved by making their own Christmas cards.

Decorate Plain Gift Tags for Christmas

A beautiful tag makes any Christmas gift more personal and special. Make the...

Christmas Gift-Card Holders Made from Scrapbooking Supplies

Dress up that plastic gift card for Christmas with a pretty display made from...

Make a Trimming-the-Tree Holiday Card

Convey your holiday sentiments with a Christmas tree card decorated with tiny...

Crochet a Christmas Tree Gift Topper

Crochet a fun accent to for your tree or package with this cute Christmas tree...

Christmas Mitten Card

Warm the hearts of family and friends with this cheerful card.

Hanging Ornaments Christmas Card

This dazzling card features bright ornament stickers paired with sparkling gems.

DIY Holiday Cards: Ornamental Charm

Traditional Christmas wishes benefit from a retro twist with bright, festive...

Old-World Santa Christmas Card

For a holiday greeting that stands out in a sea of red and green, make this...

Holiday Star Christmas Cards

Even the youngest child can enjoy a holiday craft with these sticker-laden...

Jiggling Letters Christmas Card

Put some fun into a merry greeting with card stock and letters glued on ribbon.

Retro '50s Christmas Card

This contemporary holiday greeting card brings you back to a time when artists...

Christmas Card Charger

Decorate your dinnerware with festive flair by decorating a charger with...

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