Making Pincushions Out of ScrapsYou can get crafters you know to give you their leftover ends and pieces of pretty fabric, ribbons, etc., and make up little pincushions for small gifts. You don't need a sewing machine, you can make these by hand.
Easy Homemade Gift IdeasHere are some great inexpensive crafts for gift ideas. These were made by children for Bible School but would be good for adult, too.
Making New Greeting Cards Out of OldFor those who are into crafting, this can be a fun money saving thing to do to recycle those cute and pretty card fronts.
Crafting Advice For a New Baby GiftBase your gift to the new baby on the month of the baby's birth. Crochet/knit/quilt/purchase a baby blanket in the color of the baby's birthstone, and include a package of seeds/bulbs for the birth month flower (a chart for both can be found on Hallmark's website).
Group Painting as GiftEver wonder what to give the person with everything? Yesterday after church, we had a ministry faire. It was wonderful! During the faire we designed a painting.
Beading Kit GiftYou need one flat organizer. These can be found in the craft section of your favorite store, but I have found that they are cheaper if you go to hardware or the sporting goods area and get a tackle box. Fill with alphabet beads, elastic cord, and some crystal beads.
Make Your Own SachetsI recommend growing lavender, mint, thyme, rosemary, and other herbs. When you harvest, cut extra to give to friend or make your own sachets or potpourri.