I am a mom of 2 kids and wife to an amazing red head. I love Jesus with all my heart and strive to make my life a reflection of Him. I'm a photographer, a busy body who can't sit still, and a girl who's traveled to 21 different countries but wants to see so much more. I co-founded Ten Thousand Homes whose goal is provide HOPE and HOME to Africa's orphans and vulnerable children. I'm also the writer behind my personal blog, I Believe In Love where I share my travel adventures, my photography, and creativity.

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Handmade Christmas Gifting

I love Christmas.  Sometimes I go a little insane, though, because I love giving as many handmade Christmas gifts as I can.  For me, gift giving and handmade go together like peanut butter and jelly.  They’re great by themselves but together they’re amazing.  If you’re in the mood for a little Christmas handmade gift giving this year, here are some ideas you won’t want to miss!

Magnetic Paper Dolls from One Pearl Button

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Soap Made In The Crock Pot from Living From Scratch

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Pleated Headband Tutorial from Craftiness Is Not Optional

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Lego Tote Tutorial from Lime Gardenias via Sew Mama Sew

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Car Blanket from Lion Brand

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Fleece Boot Socks from Studio Cherie via Sew Mama Sew

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Explorer Sash Tutorial from Dukes & Duchesses

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Elefante from Susan B. Anderson

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Salted Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Bark from Legume Loyalist

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Mocha Cocoa from My Recipes

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Do you like giving handmade gifts?  For more posts written by me, visit my personal blog, I Believe In Love.  To see my Creative Christmas handmade series, visit…

Creative Christmas :: Gifting

Creative Christmas :: Food Gifting

Creative Christmas :: Stocking Stuffers

Creative Christmas :: Ornaments

Creative Christmas :: Packaging

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  1. buy chocolate online 12/18/2011 at 3:38 pm

    Great article, thank you for posting! I�m looking forward to reading more!

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  6. CoolPlaygroundMommy 11/11/2011 at 10:22 am

    I loved reading this article! Such great ideas. I feel inspired.

    • Jen Price 11/11/2011 at 11:56 am

      Thank you! When I started browsing handmade items, I start to go a little crazy with my list of things to make. I always have to scale it back when it get closer to Christmas. :)

  7. Randi 11/10/2011 at 10:22 pm

    Thanks for sharing my explorer sash!

    • Jen Price 11/11/2011 at 11:54 am

      Of course! It’s such a great boy gift.

  8. Shandra Lenae 11/10/2011 at 1:42 pm

    This is one great post! Thanks!

    • Jen Price 11/11/2011 at 11:53 am

      Thank you, Shandra!

  9. Heather 11/10/2011 at 12:52 pm

    Great ideas, Jen! I will definitely be revisiting them soon.
    Have you tried that cocoa recipe yourself yet? The only one I have made myself turned out not very chocolaty and have been looking for a better recipe since the instant versions have sooo much sugar!

    • Jen Price 11/11/2011 at 11:52 am

      I haven’t actually tried it yet, Heather. If you do, let me know how it turns out!