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Homemade Halloween gifts

Updated on October 29, 2012

Halloween is here and with it so is an amazing chance to give a wonderful homemade gift. These gifts are wonderful to give to close friends and family or even at your church, and your kids will have a lot of fun making these with you.

  1. Homemade candy- You can make anything from candy apples to your own special chocolate mix. After you have made your yummy tweet you can wrap them in one of those small candy bags you can buy for around $3 at any store.
  2. Homemade Pumpkin candles- These are so easy to make just carve your small pumpkin, add a wick in the bottom, and fill with melted wax. You can add any sent you would like or any color. Be careful while burning as pumpkin can dry out and catch fire. You can make any candles and dye then Halloween colors and add Halloween smells.
  3. A quilt- ok I know this sound like a big deal but here is a very fast quilt that with a machine can be done in a few hours to a day. You will need Halloween bandanas or cloth the same size as a bandana, a Halloween color sheet, An old blanket or quilt bating ( a blacker is much faster), Halloween buttons. To make quilt take all bandanas and stitch together. Layer bandanas, old blanket or baiting in the middle and sheet like a sandwich, use buttons on top of quilt and stitch the sandwich together. Edge however you fill with cloth, lace or whatever
  4. Potpourri- This is so easy to make. Take dried pumpkin peel and orange peel.Add cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, cloves, and yarrow or orange flowers. Add you oils to sent the way you like. You can places in Halloween bags or in a jar with Halloween lights topped with cloth.

5. Gift basket- Take any or all of the ideas above or mix your own and fill a plastic trick or treat pumpkin to make gift basket.

6. Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies, or Pies- You can always bake a cake or pies with Halloween a theme or using apples or pumpkins to make a wonderful gift.

These Ideas you wonderful gift for anyone, or even to sale at a bake sale. I’m sure you family and friends will love these as mine dose, and as you start thinking of gifts to give people this year you will think of a 100 things to can make.


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      6 years ago from Baltimore, Maryland

      You have some really good ideas here, I really like the gift bags. One thing that I would love to see you do a hub on is giving more detailed info. and pictures for the quilt. Christmas is coming up and this sounds like a great idea......keep hubbing


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