Gift cards are a great present that can make gift giving much easier, especially for those hard-to-buy-for people on your list. Instead of just putting the gift in a greeting card, add a special personalized touch by making one of these unique gift-card holders yourself.
A blue spruce's "snow"-dusted branches, metallic balls, and shimmering paper ornaments sparkle in the morning light. Templates (birds, butterflies, ice skates, and many more) for the ornaments are provided, so all you have to do is cut, glue, and glitter. The ornaments are so simple -- and inexpensive -- to create that you could fill a whole tree with them.
Clever Halloween getups for kids needn't be a chore, so don't pull your hair out -- pull theirs up. Kids will go wild for these "natural" styles: Give strands a lift with radical waves (the surfing kind), twirl tresses into a beehive (a real one -- almost), or shape another high-'do.