Finding a Unique Gift

Finding a gift for a friend, relative or coworker can be a difficult task. It can be hard to think of something creative and personal. Handcrafted gifts can make gift giving easier because each gift is one of a kind. Giving a handcrafted item will send the message that you went out of your way to find something significant for the person you care about.


Make Your Own

You can make your own handcrafted gifts if you are a talented artist, knitter, sewer, baker or even scrapbooker. People will feel loved when they know you spent time making them something special. You will also get to enjoy spending time practicing your hobby. However, there are often times when you don’t have the time to make something yourself or perhaps you need some more practice at your craft before you are ready to give your work away. In those situations there are other options for finding that special one of a kind, unique handmade gift.

Handmade Wood Crafts

Handmade woodwork is high quality, uniquely designed, and when purchased from a small business owner can often be custom ordered. Backyard Wood Designs offers a wide variety of gift options. They handcraft beautiful ornaments, gifts for children, decorative wooden bowls, outdoor decor, and many one of a kind gift items. Handmade wood crafts are sturdier and are higher quality than gifts bought at big box stores. These unique, beautiful gifts can be handed down from generation to generation and will stay in a family for years because of their heirloom quality.


Etsy is great place to find handcrafted items. Etsy is an online collection of crafters who operate their own small shops selling handcrafted items. The search function allows you find just about any kind of gift. You can also browse through categories such as “jewelry” and “home.”

ArtFire is another great place to find unique handmade gifts. It is an interactive handmade market place and a craft community where you will find thousands of beautiful and unique handcrafted items, ranging from wardrobe accessories to household items, handmade furniture, and more.

Give more than a gift ~ Give love

Buying a handcrafted gift ensures that your gift will be one of a kind. You can show your loved ones that you took the time to find something special just for them. What is the best gift you have ever given?

Photos provided by Backyard Wood Designs

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