Homemade Gifts, Ideas, Projects, Plans and Recipes for Kitchen, Home and Garden

Looking for homemade gifts and gift ideas? We have recipes for homemade wine, cookies, bottled fruit, jams, jellies, cheese and soap. Also woodwork projects, decoupage, mission furniture plans, knitting and crochet projects. Make your own and take pride in the final product!

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Homemade gifts are heartfelt gifts. They are gifts that don't need to cost a lot of money and the time and effort gone into making something for someone in our busy world is definitely appreciated. In a commercial world, it is always nice to receive a loaf of homemade sourdough bread, a jar of canned peaches or some perfumed homemade soap.

If you are looking for homemade gift ideas on a number of subjects from your kitchen, home and garden, then you have come to the right place. Feel free to browse around and perhaps you might like to leave a homemade gift idea of your own in our readers' contribution page below.

gifts in a jar
Gifts in a Jar

Homemade Gift Ideas and Recipes from the Kitchen

Homemade gift ideas from the kitchen as gifts in a jar are great ways to use up those extra vegetables and herbs in the garden, and the fruit from the orchard. And what about some homemade beauty products, or some homemade gifts from your kitchen?  Follow our links to extensive homemade recipes on the following:

Homemade Butter Recipes

Homemade Cheese Recipes

Homemade Buttermilk Recipes

Homemade Yogurt Recipes

Homemade Baking Recipes

Homemade Bread Recipes

Sourdough Bread Recipe

Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Homemade Cosmetics

Homemade Beauty Recipes

Homemade Soap Recipes

Homemade Dog Food Recipes

Homemade Gifts from the Home

The homemade gifts from the home are using country skills that you either know or you can get to know with our easy plans and instructions.  How about making a patchwork quilt, a scrapbooking album or making something in wood for your family or friends? There are so many homemade projects here, that you make take some time deciding exactly what it is you really want to make!

Learn to Patchwork

Learn to Quilt

Learn to Knit

Learn to Crochet

Learn to Scrapbook

Homemade Bee Hive

Homemade Bee Hive and Frame

Homemade Brood Hive

Homemade Honey Extractor

Honey Comb Uncapping Tank and Super Dumping Board Plans

Solar Beeswax Extractor Plans

Homemade Porch Swing

Homemade Decoupage

Homemade Picnic Table

Homemade Bird House

Homemade Smoke House

Homemade Compost Bin

Homemade Log Compost Bin

Homemade Fruit Dryer

Homemade Kite

Homemade Gifts and Recipes from the Garden

I love receiving homemade jams and canned fruit, even though I make them myself. I love the concept of giving something made with love and care, and receiving it in return. We have lots of homemade recipes for you to try, here are just a few gift ideas on how to use the excess fruit and vegetables from your bountiful garden.

Homemade Jams

Homemade Jellies

Homemade Pickles

Homemade Canning Recipes

Homemade Country Wines

Homemade Apple Cider

Homemade Beer Recipes

Potpourri Recipes

You can Add your own Homemade Gift Ideas and Projects!

We have lots of pages where you can contribute to throughout this homesteading website. We love hearing from our readers, and hope you will be one of those we hear from too. Look around our homesteading website. If you have some Ideas and Projects of your own, please submit them. All you need to do is type and submit. We will do the rest!

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