12/12/2017 - 4:00 pm

Home Made Gifts

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Home made gifts have been drifting into the "unwanted" category. No wonder, when they have so often consisted of strange knitted shapes and patterns, typically lacking imagination. Time to put an end to it. The rebirth of crafts is the topic of the day. Home made presents can be the best choice and having no need to make them from scratch.


Pottery is one of the most gratifying crafts to begin with.


Ceramic pendants are not difficult to make. By taking a one day course you not only make a gift but learn something new.


There's a vast variety of various materials waiting to be assembled into beautiful jewelry.


Stitched stuffed animals won´t please only children. They are just so cute and making them is simple.


Finger puppets are even simpler. All you need is, felt of different colours, a needle and thread.


When knitting doesn´t include the clichéd reindeer winter patterns, then it actually can be pretty. Learn the basics and you knit metres of shawl in no time.


Another handicraft is embroidery. It doesn't have to be a complicated tablecloth for the beginning, just a small design on a simple blouse or a skirt will make all the difference.


Don't underestimate yourself - leather pouchette


String And Nails Art - Nice Handmade Gift Idea


Linocut is the graphic reproduction technique that can practically be done at home (what you need are: piece of linoleum of the desired size, sculpting tools for cutting the linoleum, hand roller and printing paint - it can all be bought at an art shop) and you can fascinate others with your art skills. 


Homemade pralines in a decorative tin dose will be appreciated by everybody who loves sweets.


Hand painted Christmas balls can be a part of the gift set - and the person receiving the gift will remember you at least during Christmas :-)


You never know what talent lies somewhere deep inside of everybody - artistic blacksmithing.

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Martina Advaney

Martina is a designer with many years of experience, she writes articles on varied subjects and also conducts interviews.

 

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