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Girl’s Guide to Handmade Gifts

Tis’ the season for giving, but finding a gift for the girlfriend who has everything is challenging, especially if you are trying to stay within a holiday budget. But with a little creativity this holiday season, you can solve that dilemma by handcrafting your own unique, heartfelt gift. Let GirlfriendCelebrations guide you with a few easy-to-do ideas to make your own. We’re positive you’ll find something for everyone on your list. Click the links to find the how-to!

For the foodie girlfriend:

Pecan clusters
Pecan clusters
Chocolate Truffles, Pecan Clusters, Chocolate covered pretzels or Oreo truffles –  What girl doesn’t appreciate a yummy, melt-in-your-mouth indulgence? Place  chocolates in individual candy or small cupcake liners, arrange in a box, garnish with  a beautiful bow. Voila’ Beautifully wrapped chocolates prepared with your own two  hands and a giving heart.

Cookies in a jar
Cookies in a jar

Cookies in a jar - all the ingredients for a delightful girls night in, to make when she needs it the most.

Spicy pecan bites
Spicy pecan bites
Spiced Pecans or Candied Pecansgive to the girlfriend who enjoys the nuttier side of  life, a tasty snack that she  won’t want to share.

For the fashion-forward girlfriend:

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scarf_beauty_600x400
Doodle noodle scarf, Fringe Scarf, strip scarf, Circular scarf, Ruffled Scarf,  or Frilly  scarf – accessories are a fashionista’s best friend.

dip dyed t-shirt
dip dyed t-shirt
Dip dyed t-shirta chic, stylish re-crafted shirt she is sure to love.

For the pampered girlfriend:

bath bombs/fizzies
bath bombs/fizzies
Bath fizzies, Body scrub, Bath salts, Lavendar sleep pouches, Rose dusting powder,  or Winter lip balm, - a gift  of luxury  is always welcomed.

For the entertaining girlfriend:

cupcake stand
cupcake stand
Decoupage platter , or Cupcake stand – a beautiful gift any girlfriend would love to show off at her next girls night  in.

doily tablecloth
doily tablecloth
Doily tablecloth – perfect for the entertaining hostess of elegant dinner parties.

etched glasses
etched glasses
Etched glasses – a thirst quenching way for the hostess with the mostest to share a bevy of cocktails in style.

For the gardening girlfriend:

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jewelsofthegardenbirdbath-1
Clay pot bird bath – painted simply, this can be a great tool for enhancing garden space or attracting birds to watch.

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bulletin-board
For the busy girlfriend:

Message board – an eye catching way to showcase cherished photos or important notes with beauty.

For the sentimental girlfriend:

fleece tied blanket
fleece tied blanket
Fleece tied blanket – a unique way to give the gift of coziness and warmth, perfect for cuddling up with a book on chilly days.

For the girlfriend who makes life a whole lot better:

Girlfriends Make Life Better
Girlfriends Make Life Better
Girlfriend Celebrations gift shop – when you don’t have time to make your own gift, but you need to share just how special her friendship is to you. The GirlfriendCelebrations shop is filled with all kinds of apparel to show that you care. (mugs, messenger bag, aprons, magnets, t-shirts, ornaments.) 

With a little creativity, we are positive you can create a charming gift for a special girlfriend. Leave a comment: We’d love to hear about the favorite handmade gifts you have given or received over the years. Read the rest of this entry »


Win Any T-Shirt From the Girlfriendly Goodies Shop!

Congratulations to Trin! Thanks to all who entered. Hey, girlfriends! As you may know, we just opened our t-shirt and gifts shop on Cafe Press, and we’d sure love you to consider our “Girlfriends Make Life Better” items when you’re making up your holiday gift lists. We’ve added some “gifty” items to the top of the shop for the holidays.

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You’ll find aprons, ornaments, and more. Scroll down a bit and you’ll find t-shirts for any body— from organic fitted, to ringer tees to plus size. We’re so excited about these cute designs that we wanted to give away a t-shirt to celebrate! So, just to say “Happy Holidays” to our readers, we are giving the t-shirt of your choice to a lucky winner!

How to enter: It’s SO simple!

1.Just visit our Cafe Press shop RIGHT HERE and have a look around.

2. Then, come back and leave a comment telling us which item is your favorite. We’d appreciate any feedback you have on the items too! Read the rest of this entry »


Gifts for the Charitable Girlfriend

What do you give to the girlfriend who has everything? Or, what do you give when you and your girlfriends would rather help a human being than shop for stuff you don’t really need? There are so many beautiful opportunities to commemorate your friendship while also helping women and children in need all over the world. Here are some of the best charitable gifts we’ve found for girlfriends this holiday season.

Photo courtesy of World Vision
Photo courtesy of World Vision
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Gifts to Nurture Your Gal Pals

Have a girlfriend who needs some extra nurturing this holiday season? Perhaps she has been down in the dumps, or she’s been busy taking care of everyone else but herself. Maybe she’s a busy mom, frazzled grandma, or overworked colleague. Here are some gifts to help her pamper herself, just a wee bit. She will thank you for it!

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Twelve Days of Girlfriend Giveaways Start Today! Enter Now!

[Congratulations to Irene Levine for winning the aqua teardrops necklace! YOU could be next!] We’re officially in the holiday spirit, girlfriends, and YOU are getting all the presents! For the next 12 days we’re giving away free stuff, so don’t miss out! You could win the perfect holiday gift for a gal pal (or yourself). From jewelry to books to coffee, we’re giving away some of the great girlfriend gifts to be featured in our Girlfriend Gift Guides over the next few weeks. Check back every day to see the day’s prize. Our final prize is really exciting, too; we can’t reveal too much but it involves chocolate! And best of all, GirlfriendCelebrations.com email subscribers only need to enter once to be in all 12 drawings. This is just our way of sharing our excitement about the holidays with you all. We’re so glad to have you here! Ready to win some holiday swag? See the contest rules and today’s sparkly prize after the jump!

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