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Reasons Homemade Gifts Are Better Than Shop Bought Anyday

by Jorah Sebastian 2 years ago in crafts

When it comes to giving over Christmas, we all want to find the perfect item and most thoughtful gift but this isn't always possible. Sometimes, budgets can't stretch or there doesn't seem to be anything perfect in store, so here is why making homemade gifts every day over shop bought presents.

Reasons Homemade Gifts Are Better Than Shop Bought Anyday
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When it comes to giving over Christmas, we all want to find the perfect item and most thoughtful gift but this isn't always possible. Sometimes, budgets can't stretch or there doesn't seem to be anything perfect in store, so here is why making homemade gifts every day over shop bought presents. Always keep in mind whatever gift you give to someone by creating with your own hand is thousand times better than whatever you buy for them no matter how expensive that could be.

You Can Make Them Perfect

If you're making your own gift, then you can ensure it's perfect with all the elements they love within it. You can make the gift personalised and extra special, which you wouldn't be able to do with any shop bought items as they are already completed.

They're More Thoughtful

Making your own presents show you've put a lot of thought and effort into the gift that you're giving them. For most, this will mean more than the present itself because it's such a kind statement. These gifts that we make always have a thought behind before putting idea into practice. They are not created randomly. Once someone thinks and put that to paper once, then tries best to create it. Without much thought the whole thing could be ruined.

They're One Of A Kind

If you make your own gifts, you can ensure that they will definitely be a one of kind that no one else could possibly have! Whether it's a piece of art, a handmade clothing item or a baked good, they are all extra special because they are a one off gift. This also means you won't end up giving someone something they already have!

They Could Be Far Simple To Make

Yes, they could be. If you choose the right model and and right method to create them. They can be achieved very simply. For example using simple raw material and choosing a simple design. Even though if its something you are doing first time. In any case you could have it done simply well.

Teaching It To Someone

You could teach it to someone younger or just anyone. The steps you follow could be taught to someone. Yes if he happens to be a younger. People learn things at younger age quickly. Few crafts are grasped even by kids superbly. They just learn basics and later practice them to fit the bill.

Make Them Personalised

When you make your own gifts, they can be completely personalised, which will make them more thoughtful and special to the person you're giving the gift too. Once more, personalised and letter items are very on trend right now, so whilst being fashionable, they are also a lovely present. Most of the time when we personalize them we aim at birthdays or anniversaries etc. just to make the receiving person very happy and pleased.

They Are Cheaper To Make

It's often way cheaper to make your own gift's, because you are saving on excessive packaging, branding and paying the production lines; as you are the production line yourself! This is always a perk over Christmas time, with buying all the delicious food and glittering decorations.

Fun To Make In The Process!

Finally, if you're a creative person, love to bake or just enjoy to do things for others then you will find making those homemade gifts so much fun in the process, which beats battling through crowds of Christmas shoppers and stuffy stores any day! Whatever one makes has a process involved which is far precious and important. The precision, time and craftiness just make simple things more desirable that you could not have otherwise.

Conclusion

So when you have a special occasion ahead you must consider the gift by making it yourself instead of buying it from a store. The gifts that we create with our own hands are always a pleasure to entertain and also pleases the person we give it to. From simple stuff like just a paper and a pen we can create awesome gifts for our lovedones. Always remember whatever you create with your own hand remains close to the heart rather than buying an expensive gift.

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