With the holidays quickly approaching it’s easy to get overwhelmed. This year in particular has been a challenge.
Let’s face it, 2020 has been awful! Between trying to make sure we have enough funds for daily living expenses and avoiding being with most other people, deciding what gifts to purchase is likely not a high priority.
Still, we all need some cheering up and some kindness in our lives, now more than ever. Giving a handmade card or gift is the perfect way to show someone you care without breaking your budget. Plus being creative is a wonderful way relieve some stress.
Here is a selection of the many books Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh has with suggestions of things you can make, from delicious edible gifts to creative knits to paper crafts and more. Hopefully you will brighten someone’s day and relieve some stress along the way. Here’s wishing you a peaceful healthy holiday season.
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Crafting With Alcohol Inks: Creative Projects for Colorful Art, Furniture, Fashion, Gifts & Holiday Décor
Learn how to create unique projects and gifts using alcohol inks.
Learn how to create delicious gourmet gifts and package them beautifully. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.
Great holiday projects for knitters with suggestions for squishy toys and ornaments to hats, scarves and even a holiday hoodie.
Holiday Paper Crafts From Japan: 17 Projects To Brighten Your Holiday Season--Inspired by Traditional Japanese Washi Paper (eBook)
Create beautiful paper centerpieces, gift boxes and ornaments to brighten your holiday season. You can check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.
Reduce your carbon footprint and save money while creating a beautiful green Christmas. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.
Learn how to create wonderful handmade holiday crafts and gifts to brighten your holiday celebrations.