A few years ago, my sister began making homemade gifts for me for Christmas. Among my favorites was a scrapbooked shadow box with photos of our activities that summer, and sisterly sayings neatly arranged inside. It’s one of my favorite things, and I now look forward to receiving something homemade from her every year. Though I’ve received really fun (and more expensive) things for Christmas in the past few years (Uggs, the camera that took all the photos below, etc), I believe the best gift of all is something personal, made by the hands of someone you love.
This year, my sister FINALLY made me one of her prize-winning quilts (well they haven’t actually won any prizes… YET)
My brother-in-law made me a Chargers themed, monogrammed ceramic coaster:
In past years, I’ve received a one-of-a-kind Christmas pumpkin:
How do you feel about making homemade gifts for loved ones for the holidays? Would you rather wrap a gift card, or make something more meaningful? Tell me what kinds of handmade things you’ve received!