It’s so tempting to buy plastic, knick-knacking gifts in bulk this time of the year. Something in the cupboard to wrap to put under the tree for cousins, nephews, kid-friends and kids of friends. But do you really want to give a gift that is just going to end up like all the other gifts: in a pile, neglected after just a play or two? Wouldn’t you rather give something unique and memorable that will be kept with pride for years?
With a little forward thinking it is possible to give beautiful, hip, lovingly hand-crafted Chritmas presents—without spending any more.
Here, my picks of affordable handmade gifts for kids guaranteed to be a hit: