Homemade Gift Ideas: Handmade Crafts And Gifts That Everyone Will Love (PHOTOS)

12/03/2011 02:28 pm ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

The idea of a homemade gift might cause you to scream à la Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone, but we're hoping to change that stigma. Sure, homemade gifts can be a miss, but it's all about finding a great idea, which is where we come in. When done right, a handmade gift should be personalized for the giftee, making it more meaningful than any store bought item could ever be. From sentimental memory candle holders to colorful cross-stitch phone cases, we've rounded up a handful of amazing homemade gifts that your friends and family will love. Click through the slideshow below and start crafting!