Tag Archives: Gift Ideas

Mulled Wine Jelly Recipe

Mulled Wine Jelly is the perfect festive gift! It’s perfect for those bring-a-plate events, or for a special little homemade Christmas gift. This is my recipe for Mulled Wine Jelly: Mulled Wine Jelly based on this recipe Ingredients 1 bottle … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Part Two – Homemade Gourmet Food Gifts

Homemade Christmas Gifts don’t have to be limited to sock puppets and handkerchiefs! (You’ll already know that if you’ve Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Part One!) I thought I’d gather up all my ideas of Homemade Gourmet Food Gifts. Everyone loves … Continue reading

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Homemade Jam Cookies Recipe

Jam cookies are a wonderful way to use up ends of jar of jam – and show off your creation! These yummy jam cookies have a shortbread base, filled with a ‘thumbprint’ of jam. That’s why they’re often called thumbprint … Continue reading

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Christmas Holiday Checklist

A Christmas holiday checklist can really take the stress out of planning for the holiday season. I’ve decided to share my own personal Christmas holiday checklist – of course it will need to be personalised to your needs. Just start … Continue reading

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Jar Toppers for Homemade Gifts in a Jar – Mini Tutorial

Jar Toppers can really top off a homemade gift in a jar (pun totally intended). I’ve been thinking on how to really show off this year’s batch of Christmas baking – while keeping my hard work fresh ‘n tasty. Last … Continue reading

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More Christmas Cross Stitch + Free Christmas Cross Stitch Pattern

Christmas cross stitch is a lovely idea, but I haven’t done very well at it so far this year. But at the store the other day, I spotted these sweet little wooden embroidery hoops. It must be the Christmas spirit, … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas – Part One

Homemade Christmas gifts really show you care. It’s already halfway through November, so I’ve brainstormed a few homemade Christmas gift ideas to inspire you to give something handmade this Christmas. Handmade Christmas gifts are more thoughtful than gifts from a … Continue reading

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Origami Box – How To Make a Gift Box

An origami box is a pretty and simple way to dress up a gift. I’ve searched the internet high and low for how to make a gift box, but couldn’t find a better design than this simple origami box I … Continue reading

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Christmas Cross Stitch – With a Difference!

Christmas cross stitch can be a little – how can I put this – sappy. Don’t get me wrong: I love Christmas, but cross stitched choirs of angels and doe-eyed children are a little much-y if you know what I … Continue reading

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