Synopses & Reviews
One woman looks frantically for a hostess gift while her daughter reminds her that, by the way, there's a gift exchange at school tomorrow--and isn't Aunt Sally's baby shower Saturday? Where can she find quick, inexpensive, yet distinctive gifts just right for each situation? Homespun Gifts from the Heart provides more than 200 simple, yet creative gift ideas-from easy Apple Spice Cake to fun recipes for sidewalk chalk and bubbles. These unique, field-tested gifts are economical to make and just the right thing for every special person and occasion. Whether women are craft queens or glue-gun challenged, they'll find clear and easy directions to accompany every idea, along with illustrations and one hundred copy-ready gift tags to add the finishing touch. Also included: inventive gift basket instructions creative packaging tips delicious gift recipes, including layered mixes simple, inexpensive presents for all seasons can't-miss, kid-pleasing gift ideas (and gifts kids can make too) Sprinkled throughout the text are Scripture verses, biblical examples of gift-giving, and the story of the greatest gift ever given. Homespun Gifts from the Heart is destined to become a staple reference book for busy women of all ages who will want a copy for personal use and several to give to their friends.
Welcome to inventive, easy, meaningful gift-giving. This handbook includes recipes, instructions, gift-tags and inspiration help readers give to others as they've been given to by God.
Need a meaningful gift that's quick and affordable, yet distinctive? Homespun Gifts to the rescue! Whether you're a craft queen or glue-gun challenged, these clear and easy directions will help you create more than 200 beautiful gifts from candy cane cappuccino to windowsill gardens and "Movie Night in a Box." Included are: * inventive gift basket ideas * creative packaging tips * tasty edible gifts, including dozens of layered mix recipes * theme ideas for all seasons or "just because" * can't-miss, kid-pleasing ideas that children can make on their own Plus learn how to dress up your present with artistic flourishes, and choose from 100 reproducible gift tags for an extra-personal touch that's sure to be remembered. "Here's help for the creative and not-so-creative woman who yearns to put her heart into the gifts she shares with others! Practical, fun, and inspiring." Elisa Morgan, president and CEO, MOPS International "This is a book women have been waiting for, a book filled with great ideas and recipes that are fun, quick, and easy." Emilie Barnes, best-selling author of The 15-Minute Organizer and If Teacups Could Talk "I don't think there is a better book available on the subject of homemade gifts. These ladies are the queens of creativity! Your gifts can now be warm and personal." Jonni McCoy, author of Miserly Moms and Frugal Families "Homespun Gifts from the Heart provides ideas for thoughtful, creative, easy gifts that will make the recipient feel valued and loved." Donna Otto, author of The Gentle Art of Mentoring and Get More Done in Less Time