Give a Handmade Gift

Posted Dec 18, 2015

This week’s #FridayReads will inspire you to celebrate the season with handmade gifts.  We have a hodgepodge of books to choose from including beadwork, floral arrangement, knitting patterns, t-shirt design, candle making, etc.  Be creative, think outside the box, and don’t forget to treat yourself!    

Oh Joy!: 60 Ways to Create and Give Joy by Joy Cho

Inspiration flies off the pages of blogger Joy Cho’s Oh Joy!- a stylish book of crafts, fashion schemes, cooking concepts, home décor tips, and overall charming, fun ideas.  In a celebration of pattern, texture, and color, Cho provides photograph after photograph of easy to make projects that will inspire you to bring joy into your life as well as the lives others.      

Simply Handmade: 365 Easy Projects for Every Occasion by Carol Field Dahlstrom

Simply Handmade features 365 projects ranging in levels from simple to difficult so you could make a craft every day or just select a few to work on.  Divided by the seasons and chalk full of photographs, this book will motivate you take make something out of nothing, turning your everyday household items into amazing gifts for yourself and others.   

We also have a great display with more ideas so stop in and check it out!

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