Gifts for the Family: Over 120 Projects to Make for Those You Love in Under 30 Minutes
Reader's Digest Association, 2004 - Fiction - 256 pages
The next time you scratch your head for ideas on what to get for mom's birthday, your sister's new baby, or Father's Day, you'll be glad to have this innovative guide on your bookshelf. With more than 120 distinctive craft projects to pick from, you can create a one-of-kind gift with simple items you have around the house--a needle and thread, paper and paint, leaves and flowers, a glue gun--plus a little imagination. Complete, straightforward instructions make this a charming and usable guide to be cherished for years to come. Even the not-so-artistic will get the itch to create a fun, practical and personal handmade gift--in under 30 minutes. This comprehensive and inventive book is divided into sections including Needlecraft & Fabric; Paper & Cards; Houseplants & Flowers; Bags; Containers & Storage; Bathroom & Kitchens; Frames & Mirrors; and Candles & Lamps. With so many thoughtful ideas at your fingertips, your family can have an unending assortment of memorable gifts they will treasure for years to come.
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NEEDLECRAFT AND FABRIC PROJECTS
HOUSEPLANT AND FLOWER PROJECTS
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acrylic paint album Allow to dry antique appliques basket beautiful border bottom buttons candle card stock coat color corner cover craft glue craft knife create decorative decoupage medium doily dots dried EASY ALTERNATIVES Option edge embossed favorite Fill flap floral florist's foam foil Fold front gift glass Glue gun glue sticks glue to affix gold green gun & glue handmade paper herbs hot glue hot-glue gun Insert inside knot lace lavender leaf leaves Let dry lovely matching Materials You'll Need napkin organza paintbrush pattern photocopy pillow pinking shears Place plaid plate polar fleece potpourri Punch QUICK & EASY raffia rose rosebuds Scissors secure sheet soap sponge brush Spray adhesive square stamp pad stems stencil stitch strip tape thread towel trim velvet wire wire-edged ribbon Wrap wreath yellow