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5 Clever Ways to Package Homemade Gifts

We know that nothing says family fun like spending time in the kitchen with your children, especially during the holidays. Homemade gifts {like cookies} make for perfect inexpensive DIY last minute gifts that come from the heart!  Santa’s not the only one who loves sweets; homemade cookies will make anyone on your list holiday deliciously delightful.  Country Living is sharing their 5 clever packaging ideas for your homemade gifts after the jump!

Here are 5 clever ways to package those delicious homemade gifts!

  • Cherry vintage tins add a personal touch to baked goods. Striped and polka-dot patterned tins, paired with contrasting ribbon or wrapping paper add a unique touch.
  • Take a bakery fresh approach with printed paper bags. This bright idea is reminiscent of childhood fun at the country fair.
  • Mini-Bundt, cupcake, and loaf pans double as “boxes” that recipients can put to good use. It’s the gift that keeps on giving!
  • Mason-jars are a sweet way to wrap up treats. Don’t have any on hand? Try an empty honey or jam jar. Short on time? Layer the dry ingredients into the jar, secure the lid then write the remaining directions on the tag. Don’t forget a bow!
  • For a professional finish, reinvent old holiday cards with stamps and scissors to create a personal tag without spending a dime!

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