Tuesday, June 27, 2017  
You are here:  Articles * Gift Giving Ideas   Login
Search Articles
Latest Articles
Homemade Soap Sponge
Here is a thrifty idea on how to Recycle and Reuse. You know how you end up with those soap slivers when your bar of soap is almost gone? Instead of throwing them away, continue to use them...
Mulch and Compost with Vegetable Peelings
Here is a great tip from my friend Josh, for peeling vegetables onto newspaper and then use as mulch in your vegetable garden. This also makes for easy clean up in the kitchen and the vegetable peelings make great compost...
Campfire Pies
Camping tips for creating delicious outdoor cooking recipes with pie irons. Pack your pie irons when planning your next outdoor cooking adventure to enjoy around the campfire. Use your imagination and create your own camping recipes for everyone in your group to enjoy...
Smore Varieties - Outdoor Cooking
Outdoor Cooking and Camping Recipes for easy, delicious smores. Whenever I think about sitting around a campfire, the image of roasting marshmallows and making smores pops into my head, “yum”. Read on for Dessert Smores and Smore Varieties to enjoy on our next Outdoor Cooking Adventure…
A Garden of Herbs
Great herb gardening tips along with cooking tips, food and kitchen ideas for the dedicated cook. Use your organic kitchen and yard materials by recycling and reusing them to create a natural herb garden...
Better Living Articles | Easy Money Saving Tips | Cooking and Food Preparation Ideas

Click to grab the RSS feed for the MarKnows.com Artcle IndexMara AndersonMara shares insightful articles and tips on better living, money saving ideas and cooking.  Learn about cleaning solutions, free camping recipes, outdoor cooking recipes, camping tips, food and kitchen ideas, home remedies, household tips, gardening, gift giving, recycling and reusing.

Check back often for new better living articles, money saving tips, and cooking ideas and recipes or have articles, tips, cooking tips, gardening tips and outdoor cooking recipes conveniently delivered to your favorite program by clicking the orange RSS feed icon.

28
Homemade Gift Certificates

Homemade Gift Certificates - A gift of your time to create and carry out the task provided on homemade gift certificates, comes from the heart.  Use your talents and expertise for thoughtful gift giving ideas, with these money saving ideas for all types of occasions.

Having a difficult time determining a gift for a Birthday, Wedding, Housewarming, Anniversary, Thank you, etc?  Think about whom the gift is for and what talents you have that would be helpful and appreciated by the recipient.  It may be your child's or grandchild's birthday and you could give them a gift certificate prior to their birthday for a fun activity or event that is important to them.  Here I used a Microsoft Word form (as the gift certificate template), modified the wording with a couple of ideas (depending on the age of the child) and added a colored design.

 Homemade Gift Certificates

Maybe your gift is for an anniversary, adult birthday or a friend who has moved into a new house.  These certificates were created using a Microsoft Word form (as the gift certificate template), , modified to fit what I wanted to give.  They came 3 to a page as printed below.

 Make Gift Certificates

You can keep the gift certificates on 1 page (if they are all for the same person) or cut them apart individually, as I've done below.  Insert them into your card or wrap them up in a box, if you would prefer.

 Make Your Own Gift Certificates

What do you give for mom and dad's birthday, anniversary, Mother's or Father's Day?  Believe me when I say they would love the gift of your time and help with tasks that are difficult for them to do.  Here is a Microsoft Word form with 10 certificates or gift cards for one task (like a car wash, yard mowing, garden weeding or a haircut), or you can have each certificate be different.  Keep them all together on one sheet or cut apart and give as many as you want.

Custom Gift Certificate

 

These ideas have all used a computer software template for the certificate templates, but you can hand make your own certificates with plain or colored paper, scissors, crayons, markers and stickers.  Have your children or grandchildren help you create a hand made certificate, which would be a fun, inexpensive activity you could share together!  Get your creative juices flowing and have FUN!



Article Source:
http://maraknows.com/Articles/tabid/56/articleType/AuthorView/authorID/3/Mara.aspx

Posted in: Gift Giving Ideas

Post Rating

Comments

There are currently no comments, be the first to post one.

Join the Discussion!


Mara Anderson - MaraKnows.comLet Mara know what you think of this article. Or ask us anything. Or offer your own sage advice.

The only rule: RESPECT THIS HOUSE! Postings that contain abusive language and/or personal attacks will be cheerfully VAPORIZED. One cross word and – POOF! – your well-thought-out post will be gone in a puff of smoke.



          Mara

RSS comment feed RSS feed for comments on this post | Permalink URL

Note: For security, public comments require an Email address (Email will not be published and is also used for your Gravatar image)

Post Comment

Name (required)

Email (required)

Website

CAPTCHA image
Enter the code shown above:


Home  |  About Mara  |  Quick Tips  |  Articles  |  Ask Mara
© 2009 - 2014 by MaraKnows.com   |  Privacy Statement  |  Terms Of Use