It may be August, but it’s never too early to start thinking of Christmas! Especially if you love to give handmade gifts, it’s a good idea to start early. Many of these fun ideas could be used all year round for birthdays or just a “thinking of you” gift!
Diaper cakes are a trendy gift at baby showers. They’re a great way to turn something practical into a cute display. This diaper or “nappy” cake is made of any diapers and adorned with crocheted toys, booties, a bib, bottle covers, and more.
This cute gift idea was made by rolling up flower shaped dishcloths and placing them in a flower pot. Perfect for Easter or a spring birthday!
Some yarn winders make cylindrical balls of yarn often called “yarn cakes.” So this is a yarn cake cake! It makes a beautiful centerpiece, and when the event is over, you have new yarn to play with!
These Little Britches are made with two matching dishcloths and loosely tied into shape with ribbons, but the cutest part is the matching poem that ends:
What a cute idea for the holidays! This would also be a cute decoration for a guest bathroom.
This snowman is simply made from a pillowcase and is a fun Christmas decoration, but it could also be a great way to wrap a larger gift – such as an afghan.
Plain brown craft paper has always been one of my favorite gift wraps. Tying just a few scraps of bright yarn around the package lends it a fun and colorful flair!
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