Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas
Inexpensive Christmas gift ideas
You don't have to go broke buying your friends and family Christmas presents. If you're willing to get creative and spend some time perfecting your Christmas gifts, you can come up with plenty of inexpensive Christmas gift ideas.
Some general inexpensive Christmas gift ideas
Most people like food and music so, when you're starting to compile a list of inexpensive Christmas gift ideas, think about food and music first. If you are a decent cook, put together a nice package of Christmas cookies. Find a couple of recipes that include different types of cookies. To make your package visually attractive, choose cookies that look different. For example, you might want to put a package of gingerbread, chocolate chip cookie and Italian sugar cookies together because they all look different and will compliment one another.
Are you making your inexpensive Christmas gift ideas for someone who doesn't have a sweet tooth? Consider putting some spices together and creating a couple of dips. Get on-line and find some holiday dip recipes. Put all of the dry ingredients together in nice, Christmas themed containers or plastic baggies. Then attach a small card to each dip telling the person what they need to add to the dry ingredients to actually make the dip a dip.
Many families have holiday Christmas recipes that they pass down from generation to generation. If this is a tradition in your family, find an inexpensive recipe box and dress it up. Then very neatly write your family's holiday recipes on Christmas paper and give the box to a younger family member. You can find cheap Christmas paper at any craft store. Even if the younger member doesn't use the recipes for a couple of years, her or she will appreciate these inexpensive Christmas gift ideas.
Creating mix CDS for the music lover are great inexpensive Christmas gift ideas. Either pick a genre of music you know he or she likes, or pick a random group of songs that you like and think they would enjoy. This is a really fun way to put together a Christmas gift.
A trip down memory lane
Go out and buy a couple of plain photo albums or picture frames and spend a day putting together some memories for your loved ones. You can decorate the frames and the photo albums with paint, magazine cut outs and any other little nick knacks that will make the gift recipient think of you. These inexpensive Christmas gift ideas are really fun to go through together. You'll find yourself reminiscing and looking fondly back on times past with the person who rode out the adventures with you! These inexpensive Christmas gifts ideas are great for men, women and children because everyone appreciates well preserved memories.
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