With the holidays approaching, I find myself looking for unique, upcycled or handmade gifts ideas I can make for others. Handmade gifts are fun to make, can be personalized and thoughtful, and avoid the waste and consumerism most associated with this time of year. These are some of the best sites I found because all the images are on the first page – no clicking through each image – and a majority look like something I could do and would want.

Here are a few of my favorites:


Don’t have the time to make it yourself? Head over to Craft-O at The Workhouse December 14th – 15th to buy hand crafted gifts from local artists.

Check out earlier posts on the blog for ideas on thinking outside the box when it comes to wrapping gifts, and be sure to check out our Top Ten Ways to Rethink Your Holiday to truly get you on the road to greener celebrations.

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