Craft Gifts

  • Embellished Baby DIY Headband | BABY 1 of 24
    Embellished Baby DIY Headband | BABY
    A great little DIY to make for that special little girl (or you can make a grown-up version for an older girl, or even yourself!) — this embellished headband is super easy and utterly adorable.
    Get the tutorial at Little Red Wagon Photography »
  • Mila Baby Shoe Pattern and Tutorial | BABY 2 of 24
    Mila Baby Shoe Pattern and Tutorial | BABY
    This cute little baby shoe with its little ruffle is simple enough to make in just one afternoon, but you and your little girl will cherish it for a lifetime.
    Get the pattern from Fleeting Thing »
  • George and the Dragon Flip Doll Toy Pattern | BABY 3 of 24
    George and the Dragon Flip Doll Toy Pattern | BABY
    Tell the story of George and the Dragon with this modern version of the traditional flip doll. The doll is both George AND the Dragon; turn George inside out, and you’ll find the Dragon hiding inside!
    Get the pattern from Wilsons »
  • Crayola Color Wonder Magic Light Brush | TODDLER 4 of 24
    Crayola Color Wonder Magic Light Brush | TODDLER
    Want your kids to be creative without getting their “artistic expression” all over the carpet? The paint on this Crayola brush only shows up on the special color wonder paper included in the kit; everywhere else it comes off as a clear gel!
    Get it from Amazon »
  • A Custom Lift-the-Flap DIY Book | TODDLER 5 of 24
    A Custom Lift-the-Flap DIY Book | TODDLER
    Little children love lift-the-flap books, and how cool would it be if everyone they love (including themselves) was in it? This tutorial explains how to make your own — and it makes the process a little easier than you’d expect.
    Get the tutorial from Steve Gerber from Instructables »
  • Child’s Tool Belt How-To | TODDLER 6 of 24
    Child's Tool Belt How-To | TODDLER
    It’s tough work being a young handyman! Make it easier on the little guys by putting all of their tools into this adorable tool belt — it’s just their size!
    Get the tutorial from Make It and Love It »
  • DIY Felt Doll House | KIDS 4-8 7 of 24
    DIY Felt Doll House | KIDS 4-8
    Get your child's creative juices flowing with this DIY doll house and furniture kit. You supply the cardboard (recycled milk cartons, cereal boxes, etc.), and the kit supplies the pre-cut felt, Velcro, thread, hot-glue pieces, and DIY instructions to finish off an adorable little doll house.
    Get it from Etsy shop Fairyfox Felt Toys »
  • Easy Kids Tent / Reading Nook | KIDS 4-8 8 of 24
    Easy Kids Tent / Reading Nook | KIDS 4-8
    Just one cut and these easy-to-follow instructions make for a kid-sized reading nook that you can build in one hour or less. How cool is this gift?!
    Get the tutorial at ana-white.com »
  • Create n Color Build, Color and Play Toys | KIDS 4-8 9 of 24
    Create n Color Build, Color and Play Toys | KIDS 4-8
    These new 3D craft kits by RoseArt take coloring to the next level. Kids can decorate and build a variety of large-scale items, from a dinosaur or unicorn to a firehouse or dollhouse.
    Get it from Toys 'R Us »
  • DIY Guitar Pick Punch | KIDS 8-12 10 of 24
    DIY Guitar Pick Punch | KIDS 8-12
    This device turns almost anything into a guitar pick with one simple punch. “Punch” your own picks for gifts, or give the punch away to the guitar player in your life!
    Get it from ThinkGeek, $24.99 »
  • The Sneaky Book for Boys (and Girls) | KIDS 8-12 11 of 24
    The Sneaky Book for Boys (and Girls) | KIDS 8-12
    The Sneaky Book for Boys provides complete how-to instructions and diagrams for gadgets, survival skills, magic tricks, communication codes, and science projects. And don’t worry, this isn’t a “no girls allowed” kind of situation; a version for girls is also available.
    Get it from ThinkGeek, $7.99 »
  • DIY Friendship Bracelet | KIDS 8-12 12 of 24
    DIY Friendship Bracelet | KIDS 8-12
    This step-by-step tutorial on the classic chevron friendship bracelet is the perfect gift for a young one to receive — or make!
    Get the tutorial from honestlywtf.com »
  • Acorn DIY Kit | KIDS 8-12 13 of 24
    Acorn DIY Kit | KIDS 8-12
    The perfect craft for a rainy day, this acorn kit will add a little nature into your kids’ lives. They can decorate their rooms with their finished masterpieces!
    Get it from Goose Grease on Etsy, $15 »
  • 2012 Tea Towel Calendar DIY Embroidery Kit | MOM 14 of 24
    2012 Tea Towel Calendar DIY Embroidery Kit | MOM
    This tea towel is both beautiful and functional for a modern kitchen. How thrilled will Mom be to find out that you embroidered it yourself?!
    Get it from Curious Doodles on Etsy »
  • Lotta’s Printing Studio | MOM 15 of 24
    Lotta's Printing Studio | MOM
    Celebrated designer Lotta Jansdotter has created the ultimate DIY decorating kit to take crafters and artists through the basics of stenciling on walls, leaf-printing pillows, and more. This see-through box includes carving tools, custom stencils drawn by Lotta, stenciling sponges, and a fully illustrated, 48-page booklet.
    Get it from Chronicle Books, $19.95 »
  • DIY Woven Chain Bracelet | MOM 16 of 24
    DIY Woven Chain Bracelet | MOM
    Make the ultimate "grown-up" friendship bracelet for mom with this easy how-to.
    Get the tutorial from honestlywtf.com »
  • DIY Nautical Doormat PDF | MOM 17 of 24
    DIY Nautical Doormat PDF | MOM
    Craft an amazing doormat for someone special this year, while helping the Alzheimers Disease Society in the process. Bonus: the PDF instructions are sent to your email address within 12 hours of purchase.
    Get the instructions from Karens Rope Work on Etsy »
  • Handy Dad: 25 Awesome Projects for Dads and Kids | DAD 18 of 24
    Handy Dad: 25 Awesome Projects for Dads and Kids | DAD
    Skate ramps, zip lines, go-carts, and more! This super-fun book includes 25 projects — that take anywhere from five minutes to a full weekend — for dads to build with their kids.
    Get it from Chronicle Books, $24.95 »
  • Hacking Putty | DAD 19 of 24
    Hacking Putty | DAD
    Remember silly putty? Dad will appreciate this super putty that’s waterproof, temperature-resistant, and self-adhesive. It also hardens to modify or fix tools, electronics, and more!
    Get it from ThinkGeek, $17.99 »
  • 3D DIY Wagon Card | DAD 20 of 24
    3D DIY Wagon Card | DAD
    Remember those long family road trips in the family whale of a vehicle? Well it's back, with wood paneling and all! This card turns into a DIY, 3D station wagon. Just cut, fold, and glue. It's a holiday ornament, a paper trinket, and a collectible for your shelf — a fantastic pick for the car buff and affordable enough for children to purchase.
    Get it from Blackbird Letterpress on Etsy »
  • Make a Photo Keepsake | GRANDPARENTS 21 of 24
    Make a Photo Keepsake | GRANDPARENTS
    Make Grandma and Grandpa a modern day brag book using the easy-to-use bookmaking tool at Blurb, which allows you to upload and customize a special keepsake of a favorite family snapshot.
    Get it from blurb.com »
  • DIY Sashiko Embroidery Kit | GRANDPARENTS 22 of 24
    DIY Sashiko Embroidery Kit | GRANDPARENTS
    Make your own beautiful and unique Japanese sashiko designs! This craft kit provides all the materials you'll need to create a set of 2 coordinating coasters — just right for tea-toddling grandparents.
    Get it from Sake Puppets on Etsy, $10 »
  • Royal Owls DIY Cross-stitch Kit | GRANDPARENTS 23 of 24
    Royal Owls DIY Cross-stitch Kit | GRANDPARENTS
    Impress Grandma and Grandpa with this Royal Owls Cross-stitch you made for them this year. It’s a cute and pretty keepsake they'll be proud to hang.
    Get it from Chez Sucre Chez on Etsy, $10 »
  • DIY Moss Terrarium Kit | GRANDPARENTS 24 of 24
    DIY Moss Terrarium Kit | GRANDPARENTS
    This is a fun gift to make for anyone who appreciates a little green in their life. This kit is so easy to assemble, and it comes complete with full care instructions, a handmade and painted mushroom, mosses, river stones, soil, and charcoal.
    Get it from Natural Woodland on Etsy, $22 »
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