You don't have to be the most
creative person on the planet to come up with a nice home crafted gift.
And with inexpensive packaging, you can actually create something
memorable and thoughtful. Baked goods and handmade items make
wonderful gifts. Consider placing the dry ingredients for a cookie or
cake mix in a decorative jar and attach an attractive recipe card with
cooking instructions. Apply the same idea to hand-made soaps,
candles or potpourri mixture. Candle and soap-making kits are available
at most craft stores at a reasonable price. Scour through your
archive of photographs and pull together a personalized album featuring
shots of the recipient through the years.
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