DIY Christmas Presents

DIY Christmas PresentsChristmas is fast approaching, which means that it’s time to start collecting gifts for everyone. While Christmas shopping can be fun, it can also be a source of stress for many, since the costs can add up quick. Here are some DIY Christmas presents to keep your costs down this holiday season.

Homemade Tote Bag – Make a plain canvas bag more exciting by adding a variety of holiday decorations. Hot glue some sparkles on the side or add a friendly holiday message with fabric paint.

Infused Drinks – Christmas is one of the most festive times of the year, which means that people tend to drink a little more than usual. Create your own flavor-infused drinks and wrap a bow on them to get the holiday season started off right.

Coasters – There’s such a wide variety of styles to make that you can please every type of person with these practical gifts.

Jewelry Box – Everyone needs somewhere to stash their most valuable pieces of jewelry. Consider putting together a decorative box with different sections inside for rings, necklaces, and bracelets.

No matter who you are getting Christmas gifts for, there’s no reason to break the bank. Creating your own gifts is a great way to keep costs down while also adding a personal touch to your gifts.

Fun Christmas Traditions

The Christmas season is the most festive time of the year. It seems like there’s always some sort of activity or party to attend. However, some of the most fun things happen in the home. Here are some fun Christmas traditions that you can continue for many years to come.

Chocolate Advent Calendar – Everyone’s counting down the days until Christmas, so why not have an official countdown? If you have children, they get really excited to be the one to mark down the day and eat the chocolate that hides inside.

Postcards – Another fun tradition is to send out postcards every year. You can take the serious route with just a nice family photo, or you can have some fun with a silly photo. Santa beards for everyone!

Ornament Exchange - Fun Christmas TraditionsOrnament Exchange – This is a great excuse to gather friends, family, and neighbors at your house. You also get a fun new ornament to hang on your tree every year.

Secret Santa – Get all of your best friends together to exchange gifts. They can be as expensive or as cheap as you want and it’s a great way to see how well everyone knows each other.

No matter what you decide to do this holiday season, the important thing is that you spend it with your friends and family.