Homemade Gifts for Girls

Want to wrap up something special for the little girl in your life? Try one of these homemade gift ideas:

A Jean Skirt

Jean Skirt
Jean Skirt. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Snag a pair of worn out jeans from your kiddo's dresser or the nearest thrift store rack. Then, turn them into a fab new skirt:

Soap

Popsicle Soap
Popsicle Soap. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Up the bathtime fun with an assortment of fancy, handmade soaps:

Jewelry

Scrabble Bracelet
Scrabble Bracelet. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Hone your jewelry making skills, and give the gift of bling:

  • Scrabble Letter Bracelet
  • Scrabble Photo Bracelet
  • Safety Pin Bracelet
  • Soda Tab Bracelet
  • Pressed Penny Bracelet
  • Bottle Cap Necklace
  • Jean Bracelet

A Bandana Backpack

Bandana Backpack
Bandana Backpack. Photo © Sherri Osborn

Stitch up a backpack for all her essentials from two bandanas.

A Change Purse

Change Purse
Change Purse. Photo © Rain Blanken

Turn a pretty scrap of fabric into a change purse that she can carry her lunch money in:

  • Drink Pouch Wallet

A Decoupauged Wall Clock

Decoupaged Wall Clock
Decoupaged Wall Clock. Photo © Sherri Osborn
Glam up a little girl's room with this oh-so-stylish wall clock. It only takes 30 minutes of hands-on time to create.

A Journal

Journal
Journal. Photo © Sherri Osborn
Every girl needs a place to keep her secrets. Make it a pretty, fabric-covered notebook, and you'll win major points (probably not enough to earn you a peek inside her new journal, but still good to have).

Stationery

Handmade Envelopes
Handmade Envelopes. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Give a girl her very own stationery, and she's sure to feel grown up:

A Hair Band Ball

Hair Band Ball
Hair Band Ball. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Every girl with long hair could use more hair bands. Buy a giant pack, and make her a hair band ball. Very cool!

Hair Accessories

Button Dot Hair Accessories
Button Dot Hair Accessories. Photo © Erin Huffstetler

Present her with a basket of homemade hair accessories, and every day will be a good hair day: