Is anyone making handmade gifts?

Jump to Last Post 1-12 of 12 discussions (22 posts)
  1. profile image55
    suscanposted 9 years ago

    Is any one making handcrafted gifts for Christmas? It is hard to believe Christmas is so close.

    1. Mark Bronze profile image59
      Mark Bronzeposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Agree with some family members to only give handcrafted or homemade gifts this Christmas. Its great fun, everyone enjoys it. We allow a maximum of $5 per gift to buy materials (paper, card, glue, ingredients etc). Oh, it must all be kept top secret too. We introduced a new rule this year whereby you cannot repeat last years gift. I had always made fancy cakes but will have to come up with something new this year.

      1. profile image55
        suscanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        That is a good idea, not repeating the gift keeps you on your toes,though.
        One year for Christmas I made small picture albums for gifts,nothing fancy but the family loved them.

    2. Camelot_UK profile image61
      Camelot_UKposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Here at Camelot gifts we have a huge range of personalized handmade gifts with a large selection of category choices.

      Check us out, we are sure you will find that unique special Christmas gift.

  2. Joy56 profile image69
    Joy56posted 9 years ago

    i make hand made gifts and cards all year round, do you

    1. profile image55
      suscanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I give hand made gifts all year, my family seems to like them.

      1. Camelot_UK profile image61
        Camelot_UKposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        We have a large range of personalized handmade clocks if you get stuck for ideas ?

  3. Yoovle profile image60
    Yoovleposted 9 years ago

    Yes I do them a few times a year when I want to warm the heart of my girlfriend :-)

    1. profile image55
      suscanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I hope your girlfriend appreciates your thoughtfulness.

  4. joaniemb profile image60
    joaniembposted 9 years ago

    I do try to be crafty for special occasions. So yes I will be making some homemade gifts for the holidays. It is always a gift from the heart and made with love.

    1. profile image55
      suscanposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I think that way,too. When I make something I enjoy the thought that the person will love the gift,I hope.

  5. Luciendasky profile image63
    Luciendaskyposted 9 years ago

    I am... I am going to knit all my gifts this year... I did it a couple of years ago and everyone seemed to appreciate it. YIKES, I guess I wasn't realizing how little time is left! I gotta get knittin!

  6. wilderness profile image95
    wildernessposted 9 years ago

    A 9 month layoff pretty much dictates some hand made gifts.  I made some neat wooden photo displays last year for family, but will have to come up with something different this year.

  7. habee profile image91
    habeeposted 9 years ago

    I give homemade goodies to my neighbors for Christmas!

    1. Camelot_UK profile image61
      Camelot_UKposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Why not try our unique personalized gifts ? Huge choice of designs available too !

  8. Flightkeeper profile image64
    Flightkeeperposted 9 years ago

    I suck at crafts.  They've had some really great sales this year so I've been buying real early (early for me!) for Christmas gifts.

    1. Camelot_UK profile image61
      Camelot_UKposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Let us make it easy for you !

      Need a unique personalixed gift, huge choice of designs, worldwide shipping ?

  9. cindyvine profile image81
    cindyvineposted 9 years ago

    Have to admit, it takes less time to buy crafts made by others, i don't have the time to make them myself.

    1. Camelot_UK profile image61
      Camelot_UKposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      How very true ! Why not check out our ebay store for handmade personalized gifts ?

  10. Pearldiver profile image77
    Pearldiverposted 9 years ago

    I used to make lavalampshades out of recycled skunk fur and give them to people I didn't like. smile

  11. Diane Inside profile image72
    Diane Insideposted 9 years ago

    we did that at work one year, it was fun but we didn't have a cap on it. It was fun but I don't know if we could do it every year.

  12. Phanti profile image60
    Phantiposted 9 years ago

    I make jewelry for presents. has incredible hand-made stuff, check it out.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)