Christmas In October?

A year ago this past July we did a week long series on Christmas in July (if you would like to visit those posts again, scroll to the bottom of this post).  This year, July snuck up on us, so we decided to wait until October and do Christmas in October 🙂

Over the next couple of weeks on Wednesdays, we will be sharing some fun Christmas gift ideas, projects and other cool things you can use your digital supplies to create. Today we are looking at gifts you can give (will be doing a different post for calendars 😉 ).

I think this Memory I Spy Shadowbox project would be easily recreated with little digital layouts (just measure the spaces and create the layouts to fit):
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Team member Jenn created these canvases last year and had them printed at Canvas on Demand:
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Some ideas from The Hybrid Chick:
Stocking Stuffer Gift Time
Magnetic Nativity Tin
Easy Printable Advent Calendar
DIY Christmas Tree Banner
Neighbor Gifts in a Jiffy

Heather has these (think neighbor/friend gifts):
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I have always wanted to make one of these cookie sheet advent calendars and Heather makes it super easy:
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and a layered template version (isn’t that finished product CUTE?:
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Mari has these cute files to use with your personal cutting machine to create some very fun gifts:

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This cute cake box could be turned on it’s side and make a really cute Christmas tree:
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This card would make a great holder for a CD of music or photos:
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This would make a great gift (or use it for yourself):
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Karah Fredricks has these cute printable pillow boxes:
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Kelleigh Ratzlaff has these cute trees:
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Kelleigh also has these ornaments:image

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Love this template set for a Christmas Album:
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This would make a cute mini album or banner:image

This word art would be so cute on Christmas Cards:

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These coupon books would make some great gifts:
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This would make a great gift for the favorite kids in your life:

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Another match game from Mel:
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You could make and entire gingerbread village and put treats inside too:

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and a house ornament:
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Some cookies from Chelle’s Creations:
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Create a nativity:
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How cute would these be on headbands for your teen or tween girl?image

Make a collection of recipes (or family recipes):
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A planner of a different kind:
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A gift to create for your favorite coffee drinker:
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Gift card holders:
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Christmas in July 2009:
It’s Christmas In July
Not Just For Christmas
Gettin’ Crafty
Let’s Celebrate
December Daily (Janet)
Start Those Gifts Early
Scrapping Christmas (part 1)
Scrapping Christmas (part 2)

Other Posts:
Twelve Days of Christmas
Photographing Christmas
December Daily (Katie)

Also, don’t forget the standard photobooks and other cool things you can get customized with photos! 🙂 Hopefully, you got some good ideas that will help make your holidays a little less hectic!