Stuff stockings with effervescent bath treats in a variety of shapes and colors.
Sequin-Wrapped Bauble Ring
Who wouldn't love to see a glittering "gem" nestled deep within their stocking? These baubles are fun to wear around the holidays or any time of year. To make them, glue wooden beads to ring findings, and then wrap the beads with strung sequins.
Textured String Bracelets
Use leftover string from crafts projects to make custom textured bangle bracelets.How to Make the Textured String Bracelets
Braided Leather Cuff
Make stylish leather cuffs using a simple mystery-braiding technique.
Needle-Felted Polar Bear
This incredibly soft polar bear was made by needle-felting. The technique involves sculpting shapes from unspun wool called roving, by manipulating the fibers with a special needle until they interlock and become dense.
This petite argyle pig is so cuddly, you'll want to produce a whole pen's worth. Wrap up a woolly creature to give to your favorite tot, or use one as a stocking stuffer.
You need only four ingredients to make these moisturizing exfoliants. Once they're inside little glass jars, they'll easily slip into the toe of a Christmas stocking.
You won't find these earrings at the mall. That's because you create them yourself -- in five minutes, and for less than $10.
Fish in a Bag Soap
Washing up has never been this much fun! These adorable soaps make great gifts for friends of all ages.
Quarters come in handy at the newsstand, campus laundries, and video arcades; cover their utilitarian wrappers with candy cane hues.
Heat makes a crayon a little loopy; it may melt into a swirl or pool into a whirl. With this in mind, we chopped up crayons and baked them in shaped mini cake tins, making large blocks that are easy for toddlers to hold and will surely inspire older artists.