9V6RJ3rpFgRWRKz9atzwHWSEAzE Useful Articles Hard To Ignore: Handmade Gifts As Party Favors

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Handmade Gifts As Party Favors

Although a certain event is synonymous to “present,” it doesn’t mean that is has to be an “expensive." For those who are tight on budget but would want to share something to the special people around them by giving out party favors, there are many inexpensive but great handmade gifts that would definitely put a smile on your recipient’s lips.

Unleash your creativity 

Indeed, the any special season—a birthday, Christmas, Valentine's, anniversary celebration, etc.—rekindles love, resurgence, and hope of people regardless of age, gender, or race. Aside from sharing love to the ones around you, these special events are also the perfect time to be creative and be resourceful.

Since you are on a tight budget, visiting stores on sale or bazaars can definitely help you find inexpensive items to give out as party favors. You can also create homemade and handmade items using inexpensive materials. Here’s a short list of classy yet inexpensive items you can give out as party favors in any special occasion:

1. Personalized items. These are probably the most popular inexpensive handmade items of all times. Personalizing something like a recipe book for those who love cooking, a sketchpad for those who love drawing and sketching, a scrapbook for those who are fond of collecting and immortalizing memories, a notepad or journal for those who are inclined to writing, a photo album for those who love to keep photos, and the list goes on. Personalized items can be inexpensive because all you have to do is look for materials you can recycle. After recycling these items, you can add personal touches to it and give it away as a nice party favor:

2. Sweets and treats. Cookies, chocolate treats, and sweet breads are surefire party favors. If you can bake these goodies, you can save money compared to buying them. You can even warp these goodies yourself by using nice jars and boxes, by collecting nice and colorful gift wrappers or by tying them up with used ribbons, and laces.

3. Handmade or decorated ceramics, glasses, figurines, and cloth items. If you have an artistic knack, buy a plain set of white ceramic figurines, clear glasses or mugs and decorate them. By using a bottle of ceramic paint, you can decorate or color by hand the figurine. You can also draw season-inspired themes on clear glasses to make them extraordinary or you can buy a simple set of fabric paint to decorate mugs, shirts, and small cloth items.

4. Homemade bath oils and perfumes. These also make the ideal handmade items perfect as a cheap party favors—if you are into mixing fragrances. To save some money, try buying a large amount of perfume ingredients and create special fragrances, perfume or bath oil for your recipients. You can also purchase individual mini-bottles to put these pampering products in. If you do this, you can calculate and manipulate the amount of you can put in each bottles so you can give it to more people.

1 comment:

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