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How to Make Great Homemade Christmas Gifts

Watch more Christmas Gift Guide videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to make great homemade Christmas gifts using these helpful tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Make fleece scarves Make fleece scarves for everyone on your list by cutting polar fleece fabric into a 12 by 36-inch piece, then cutting 3 inches into the short ends every 2 inches, and knotting each small end section. Tip Sew charms and ribbons onto scarves to personalize. Step 2: Make identification tags Make identification tags for pets and luggage. Flatten marble-sized pieces of polymer clay between your hands, then stamp designs into the clay with various items, punch a hole in the top, and bake until hardened. Attach a jump ring for use. Tip Use homemade tags to spruce up packages. Step 3: Stir up cheer for foodies Stir up cheer for the foodies on your list by giving a chocolate treat. Dip the round end of plastic spoons into a bowl of melted chocolate chips, place on wax paper, and sprinkle with crushed candy canes. Wrap the spoons in cellophane tied with a ribbon and gift to your chocolate lover friend. Step 4: Make Dad barbecue king Make Dad barbecue king by personalizing a plain cotton apron from the craft store with fabric paints. Step 5: Show Mom you care Show Mom you care with simmering potpourri made by breaking one can of cinnamon sticks into a bowl, then adding one can of whole cloves and one can of allspice, finally pouring the mix into a glass jar tied with a ribbon. Step 6: Let the kids create Let the kids create gift wrap by coloring holiday scenes on newsprint. You may find a hands-on holiday becomes a new cherished and joyful family Christmas tradition. Did You Know? Scrooge's tale of learning to give by Charles Dickens has been in print continuously since 1843.
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