Easy Homemade Gift Ideas -
Free Printable Gifts

 

Here you can find many easy homemade gift ideas to include in your gift basket or give on their own. All you need is a printer and you are all set!


These printables are FREE for your personal usage.

They were designed to be included in the gift baskets ideas featured on this site (click on the gift basket link next to each printable to see the related gift basket page), but feel free to use them for other gift concepts too.

Free printables - click on the links to see the images

 






Making your own memory card came- instructions


homemade memory game

This is an easy homemade gift idea that can serve as an inexpensive last minute gift. It is part of the gift basket for the forgetful.

Ingredients: picture files of family and friends, color printer + paper, scissors, glue, laminating machine (optional).

  1. memory game templateUsing your PC's word processor create a table or download this template .

  2. Find at least 10 pictures of family members and friends to include in your memory game (the more the better).

  3. Open the first picture on your PC--> right click it --> click copy.

  4. Go to the table (step 1) --> right click the first cell on the left --> click paste --> adjust picture size if needed (To resize: click on a picture--> hover over one of its corners--> your cursor changes to a double pointing arrow--> click the corner and drag it towards picture center).

  5. Repeat steps 3-4 with the other pictures, each time pasting them in the next available empty cell (if you run out of table lines, simply place your cursor in the last right cell and hit TAB. This will automatically create another table line. Repeat this step as many times as needed).

  6. Print 2 copies of each page on a regular paper or a slightly thicker one if you have it. Laminate the printed paper for better durability. homemade memory gameIf you don't have access to a laminating machine, glue the backside of the paper onto a piece of cardboard (empty cereal box or similar).

  7. Cut the pictures into one size cards.

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Event Reminder Calendar

even reminder calendar

A3 sheet

event reminder calendar 2 A4 pages
2 * A4 sheets (paste them
together after printing)

This calendar is part of the gift basket for the forgetful.

Click one of the above images and a full size image will open up.
Print it, laminate it and then mark important dates on it (birthdays, anniversaries, periodical car checkups etc).

Instruct your recipient to hang it on the inner side of his/her toilet door so he/she can stare at it during these quality moments.

These dates will be remembered - guaranteed! (you can include a pen with the calendar so more items can be added by the recipient).

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Sheep counting page

sheep counting page

This easy homemade gift idea is part of the light sleeper gift basket.

It includes many sheep in all shapes and sizes to be counted when trying to fall asleep.

Click the thumbnail to open the full size image. You can then print the full size image or right click it to save it to your computer. Laminate if for better endurance.

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Sleeping session door sign

sleeping session sign

This door sign is an easy home made gift idea which is part of the light sleeper gift basket , recharge gift basket for mom and a man's treasure box, asking people to be quiet while your recipient is trying to sleep.

Click the above image to view the full size image. You can then print it or right click it to save it to your computer.

Once printed, cut the sign according to frame, laminate it, punch two holes in it according to marks, thread a rope or ribbon in them and tie the ends together so it can be hung.

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Clean house door sign

cleaning sign

This sign is part of the clean freak gift basket.

It asks people in a biblical way to take of their shoes before entering the house because it has just been cleaned.

Click the above image to view the full size image. You can then print it or right click it to save it to your computer.

Once printed, cut the sign according to frame, laminate it, punch two holes in it according to marks, thread a rope or ribbon in them and tie the ends together so it can be hung.

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Printable Christmas carols booklet

This free printable booklet contains words to Christmas carols everyone knows and loves including:

  • Jingle Bells
  • Silent night
  • White Christmas
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas
  • The First Noel
  • Joy to the World
  • Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  • O Holy Night
  • We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  • Deck the Halls
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • O Christmas Tree

It is part of the practical Christmas gift basket idea.

To print out this booklet, click on this link.
A PDF file will open on your screen with a floating grey menu (see illustration below). You can then either print it by clicking the printer icon (marked here with a pink square) or save a copy to your computer and print later by clicking the CD symbol (marked in a yellow circle).PDF menu

For best result choose "print on both sides" option on your printer settings.

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Homemade (Christmas) Card Display

This gift idea is not printable but it is extremely easy to make. It is a part of the practical Christmas gift basket and a perfect solution for a cheap, last minute homemade Christmas gift.

It's also great as a last minute gift idea for any other event that involves many greeting cards (child birth, get well, birthday etc).

Christmas card display
Click the picture to learn more


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Free printable Valentine's greeting cards

I designed these four folded Valentine's greeting cards especially to go along with my Valentine gift basket ideas (click on the link to find out more about these ideas).

"nuts about you" printable card "you complete me" printable card "you are hot" printable card "my heart is yours" printable card

Here's how to use these cards:

  1. Click on one of the cards --> a larger image will appear.
  2. Print this page or save it to your computer and print it later (right click the image and choose "save as").
  3. Fold the printed page in half (top to bottom) following the light gray horizontal line.
  4. Fold into fourths (side to side) following the gray vertical line.
  5. Cut away uneven edges if needed.

Free printables for Easter gift baskets

free printable egg cooking quick guide to hang on fridge - part of "all about eggs" gift basket for easter
egg cooking quick reference guide
free prinable rabbit ears template to decorate easter gift baskets
rabbit ears template

These two printables are part of the Easter gift basket ideas page.

The egg instruction printable is a quick reference guide to egg cooking. It is part of the "all about eggs" gift basket idea. Click on the above image for a full size image. Print it , stick a magnet at the back of it and add it to your gift basket for your recipient to stick it on fridge door.

The rabbit ears template can be used to stick on any Easter gift basket as decoration. Click the above image for a full size image. Print it on a thick paper, color it (optional), cut according to shape and stick ears on gift basket by rolling the marked part around the handle and gluing it together.


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Homemade Runner's ID tag

This runner's ID tag is part of the runner gift basket, the cyclist gift basket and the "sports kit" kit gift basket.

It is very easy to make and can be a life saviour for anyone who works out outdoors in case of emergency. It is used by simply threading it onto shoe lace. If your recipient always carries a pouch with him while training, he/she can place it there too.

ID tag making instructions:

  • Print out one of these two templates and fill it in or prepare a custom made tag yourself including all essential info about your recipient (name, phone, emergency contact, address, blood type, allergies, prescriptions, any special medical condition such as diabetes etc.).
runner's id tag - long version
Runner's ID tag- long version
runner's id tag short version
Runner's ID tag- short version
  • Glue the printed paper onto a piece of cardboard to make it more durable.
  • Laminate it (if you don't have a laminate machine, you can usually find one at copy / print stores / office depot etc).
  • Cut to shape. Make sure you round the edges to prevent injuries and torn socks...
  • Make a hole at the top of the tag using a puncher.
  • Thread a string / rope though the hole.

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