Thursday Thirteen — 13 Great Handmade Gifts

by Susan

Thursday Thirteen
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As we’re all getting started thinking about our Christmas shopping, here’s some fantastic ideas for gifts that are handcrafted by moms like you.

(By the way, these are NOT affiliate links… we’re just giving a little link love to some hardworking moms.)

13 Handmade Gifts Ideas

  1. BabyKisses Dolls – Custom handmade dolls.

  2. Christmas Decorations by Doddle Pad Designs

  3. Holiday Little Girls’ Dresses by Liliputians

  4. New Website Design by Swank Web Style

  5. Wooden Rocking Horses – Handcarved and hand-painted by a husband and wife team.

  6. CuddleBee Pink Retro Chenille Blankets – available at Avannabel Baby

  7. Custom Christmas Cards – by Lil Duck or any of the great designers listed in Our Designers Section.

  8. Fun Customized T-shirts and Bibs by Kustomized Kids
  9. Customized Bib

  10. Letters from Santa

    Letters From Santa

  11. Daddy Dolls

    Daddy Dolls

  12. Custom Cloth Diapers by All-Natural Mommies

  13. Tutus for Little Girls – By Anannebel Baby

  14. Lambswool Rocking Dogs – Handmade soft plush rocking dogs by Carstens.

    Rocking Dog

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The purpose of the meme is to get to know everyone who participates a little bit better every Thursday. Visiting fellow Thirteeners is encouraged! If you participate, leave the link to your Thirteen in others comments. It’s easy, and fun! Be sure to update your Thirteen with links that are left for you, as well! I will link to everyone who participates and leaves a link to their 13 things. Trackbacks, pings, comment links accepted!

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Susan Carraretto and her identical twin, Janice Croze, created 5 Minutes for Mom in 2006. Susan loves all social media, but her top addiction these days is Pinterest. She recently published a children's book titled "The Pest Detectives" which you can download now in digital format for free.

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{ 24 comments… read them below or add one }

1 MamaDuck October 26, 2006 at 4:24 pm

Awww, well, great list and THANKS for the mention ;). Happy TT as well!


2 MamaDuck October 26, 2006 at 4:25 pm

pssst btw my link has an extra http in it so it doesn’t work ;)….


3 Barbara H. October 26, 2006 at 4:51 pm

What a neat list!! Love #2 especially.


4 Brony October 26, 2006 at 4:53 pm

Boy there sure are some talented people out there.
Happy TT!


5 Lazy Daisy October 26, 2006 at 5:13 pm

Wow, I can see my resovle weakening….not fair to tempt almost grandmothers.


6 Annamary October 26, 2006 at 5:15 pm

Great ideas!


7 Kailani October 26, 2006 at 6:11 pm

I love Swank Web Designs! She’s so talented!


8 Carey October 26, 2006 at 6:40 pm

Very cool ideas. I will have to keep these in mind.


9 Carol October 26, 2006 at 6:43 pm

I love the bib!

Good 13!


10 jen October 26, 2006 at 7:28 pm

thanks for sharing
love the rocking horse


11 Jenny October 26, 2006 at 9:11 pm

Great TT…I think it was really nice of you to do some “love linking”…these moms certainly deserve the recognition! Thanks for sharing!


12 Faerylandmom October 26, 2006 at 9:26 pm

Wow…cool stuff. :o)


13 turtle-hope October 26, 2006 at 9:28 pm

Thanks for the great ideas. I love the little girl holiday dresses. Too bad my 10 year old thinks the’re too young for her. I wish she wouldn’t grow up so fast.


14 dawn October 26, 2006 at 10:17 pm

Thanks for the ideas!


15 Gabrielle October 27, 2006 at 5:31 am

awww… my favorite is no. 8… i always love personalized stuff!

happy friday!


16 carmen October 27, 2006 at 7:36 am

i’m a sucker for snowman stuff, so i love the ornament!


17 Christie October 27, 2006 at 8:05 am

thank you for this wonderful list!!! the military dolls are so cute!! i see that my sister (annamary) has already posted a comment on here, little does she know i’m going to get one for her of her husband, who’s deployed! don’t tell!! :)
thanks for stopping by my tt!


18 Julie October 27, 2006 at 8:23 am

There are some talented people out there! The rocking dog is unbelievable. I love the little girl dresses and tutus as well, but with all boys…oh, well.


19 Jennifer, Snapshot October 27, 2006 at 9:28 am

Wow–some really nice stuff there.


20 Heather of liliputians NYC October 27, 2006 at 10:18 am

Thanks for the inclusion on your list! What a pleasant suprise and I’m in some great company with some other very talented and creative moms.


21 Kim Priestap October 27, 2006 at 10:40 am

I love the doggy rocking horse.


22 Tasra Dawson October 27, 2006 at 11:50 am

Great list. Those are some very creative gifts and some very talented women. Thanks for sharing!


23 Addie October 30, 2006 at 4:48 am

Great list with such wonderful ideas – sorry I am so late; but like they say … “rather late then never” …


24 frozen doll set September 23, 2014 at 10:39 pm

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