Turn Children’s Artwork Into Handmade Gifts

Looking for unique Christmas ideas? There’s really nothing better than receiving a handmade gift, especially when that gift features the artwork of a special little one in your life. My daughter Boo made this adorable cat drawing then we came up with several different handmade gift ideas.

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Find out how to make all of these fun gift ideas using your child’s artwork in the gallery below along with 7 other ideas I rounded up!

  • Kids Art Pillow 1 of 8

    Learn how to make several different gifts using your child's artwork from pillows, to t-shirts to home decor at Lil Blue Boo.

  • Art Retrospective 2 of 8

    This framed kids artwork retrospective would make a beautiful gift for a loved one. Find out how Suzanne from And My House made this beautiful keepsake here.  


  • Kids Art Bracelet 3 of 8

    This Shrinky Dink bracelet featuring a child's doodle was made from a plastic container! Get the how to at Rust and Sunshine.



  • Kids Art Calendar 4 of 8

    This kids artwork calendar would make a great gift for a parent or relative. With all of the art projects your child brings home from school you could probably make several! Check it out at Daily Gnome.


  • Kids Art Trivet 5 of 8

    Easy and inexpensive! Use your child's artwork to create these art trivets guaranteed to brighten up any kitchen. Get the how to at Pretty Prudent.


  • Kids Art Potholder 6 of 8

    Make this sweet potholder by transferring art onto fabric with this great tutorial by Crafting in the Rain for Craftaholics Anonymous.


  • Kids Art Canvas 7 of 8

    This would be such a sweet gift to receive. Transfer artwork to mini canvases and include a mini art easel with the gift so the recipient can display it! Find out how to make your own at Crafts Unleashed.



  • Kids Art Magnet 8 of 8

    These adorable image transfer magnets were made using polymer clay. Such a sweet way to preserve those adorable doodles your child makes. Get the tutorial at This Heart of Mine.




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