20 Gift Ideas From Black-Owned Businesses & Makers Jan 20, 2022

Support small businesses and independent makers by shopping some of our favorite gift ideas, from little thank-you treats to splur …

How to Make Giant Gift Bows May 9, 2022

A larger-than-life gift deserves a larger-than-life bow. Learn how to make giant gift bows for big gifts or for holiday decorating …

How to Make a Custom T-Shirt for Father's Day May 27, 2021

By: Abigail Barnes

Deck your dad out in some new duds he’ll be proud to wear with our free, downloadable pattern and easy instructions.

How to Make a Scratch-Off Card for Father's Day May 20, 2021

Give Dad a break this year with a DIY scratch-off lotto-style card with prizes like breakfast in bed, a free pass from mowing the …

How to Turn a Canvas Tote Into a Pretty Planter May 24, 2021

Canvas totes are not only handy for weekend trips and shopping outings; when monogrammed, they also make sweet gifts and even a pe …

Cinnamon Orange Palmiers Recipe Dec 3, 2020

Palmiers are quite fun to make and even more fun to eat. This recipe alone is reason enough to keep a package of good puff pastry …

Hanukkah Gift Idea: Colorful Cookie Mix Jar Mar 10, 2021

Layer on the love this Hanukkah season with a shareable cookie mix jar that makes a tasty homemade food gift any recipient will lo …

The Best Birthday Gifts on Etsy Jul 30, 2020

Shop small and celebrate big with these thoughtful gift ideas from some of our favorite Black-owned Etsy shops.

How to Make Agate Slice Resin Bookends Jan 13, 2021

Customize the color, shape and size to fit your personal design aesthetic.

Make Paper Teacup Gift Boxes With This Free Pattern May 9, 2022

These adorable, handmade gift boxes are perfect for Mother’s Day or favors at a tea party. Download the free pattern and customize …

Craft Throwback: Valentine’s Day Shrinky Dinks 3 Ways Feb 7, 2020

Skip the chocolates and roses and make cute handmade gifts with this retro craft by The Crafty Lumberjacks.

Boozy Christmas Countdown Wreath Dec 12, 2019

Let's toast to the holidays! Craft this tipsy Christmas advent calendar wreath to (joyfully!) count down the 12 days till Christma …

3 Bulk Gifts You Can Make in a Clear Ornament Dec 4, 2020

Check off everyone on your list with these double-duty Christmas tree ornament gifts.

Christmas Craft: Make Easy Upcycled Ornament Vases Dec 4, 2019

In just a few steps, you can turn dollar-store, shatterproof ornaments into mini vases to brighten up your holiday table or to giv …

DIY Plantable Party Favors Aug 20, 2019

Green up their thumbs with these take-home surprises that truly are the gift that keeps giving. Following the included instruction …

Budget-Friendly Favors: Easy Plaster-Dipped Flowers + Succulents Aug 6, 2019

Dip inexpensive faux flowers and succulents into plaster to create delicate mini sculptures that look like pricey porcelain. Perfe …

Craft a Leather Tassel That (Surprise!) Can Charge Your Phone May 21, 2019

Never be without a charging cord again with this totally on-trend accessory that easily clips onto your briefcase, purse or keyrin …

DIY Dog Silhouette Wall Art May 2, 2019

Calling all dog moms and dads! Easily turn pics of your pups into eye-catching art that you or any pet-lover on your gift list wil …

How to Frame a Favorite Family Recipe Dec 4, 2019

In just a few steps, turn a treasured family recipe into DIY decor for your kitchen or a sweet handmade gift for mom.

Handmade Gift: Craft a Healthy and Edible Wreath Dec 20, 2018

Clementines are a favorite seasonal fruit around the holidays as well as a popular gift basket filler. Take this tasty gift to the …

How to Make Gourmet Gift Jars for Your Fave Foodies Dec 18, 2018

These foodie-approved chai tea, mulled wine and fiery spice rub kits taste even better than they look.

Mini Rum Bundt Cakes With Butter-Rum Glaze Dec 4, 2018

These mini Bundt cakes are well-doused in aged rum, and covered in delicious cinnamon hard sauce. They’ll be a welcome sight on an …

Edible Ornaments: Make Monogrammed Shortbread Christmas Cookies Nov 28, 2018

These personalized shortbread ornaments can double as holiday place cards or Christmas party favors. Simple letter stencils can be …

Chirstmas Classic: Pecan Bourbon Balls Recipe Nov 28, 2018

It’s hard to beat a classic! Bourbon balls are traditional Christmas treats that make wonderful homemade gifts. This version is ma …

How to Make Luxurious Felted Wool Soap Sep 14, 2018

Scrub-a-dub-dub, this soap is totally perfect for an at-home spa day.

Create Your Own Party-Perfect Charcuterie + Cheese Board Dec 2, 2021

Whip up an inexpensive wood conditioner and sealant to turn a hardwood board into a foodsafe surface for feeding a crowd.

How to Make Lemon-Thyme Salt Oct 1, 2018

This homemade citrus and herb salt will be a welcome handmade gift for any foodie on your gift list and is also an excellent host/ …

Easily Cross Stitch a Monogrammed Tea Towel Oct 1, 2018

Monogrammed items are always in style — so is cross-stitch; this easy needle art has made a major comback thanks the popularity of …

How to Make a Stamped Clay Bracelet Oct 1, 2018

Jewelry makes a great special occasion gift, but it's even more memorable when it's made by hand. For a handmade gift they'll love …

How to Make a Personalized Button-Embellished Scarf Oct 1, 2018

Scarves are a great small holiday gift for friends and family. Make a storebought scarf extra special by personalizing it with a p …