The hustle and bustle of the holiday season has made many people lose sight of what’s special about this time of the year. This year, instead of a gift purchased on impulse, give a gift from the heart: one made by loving hands that embraces its recipient in thoughtfulness and creates a lasting memory. We want to take you back to a time when gifts were more meaningful, when holiday family traditions were as much a gift as the box with the shiny bow. Our Holidays from the Heart series will provide you with gift ideas, decoration tips and more to prepare you for the most wonderful time of the year—full of good cheer and heartfelt traditions you can pass on to future generations. Each week until the end of December we will bring you inspiration for heartfelt gifts, fun family projects and party hosting.
Start getting into the holiday spirit with ideas that take minutes to make! You’ll be ready to start sipping cider while designing by the fire with our creative suggestions. Let’s start by personalizing a design for every special someone in the simplest way—with a charm.
Gift Charms for a Happy Holiday
Greet guests with a warm cup of cocoa or apple cider in a cozy mug accented with a charm! This tiny accent is perfect for your holiday parties or as a gift for someone special. Create cute holiday-themed pieces using our holiday charms or personalize them with charms to represent each family member with a cute animal or symbol. Make mug charms or wine charms that are sure to be conversation starters at your next party.
A Gift for Kids or for the Kid in You
Make a darling charm bracelet for the little ones in your life with their favorite animals and colors, using this charm bracelet idea as inspiration. Jewelry that jingles and jangles will delight kids and the wearable gift will make a lasting memory. Pass on the project—let the kids get in on the fun by letting them pick out charms that they want to use to make a present for Grandma, Aunt or cousin. You can pretty it up with colorful crystal beads thread onto head pins and finish with wrapped loops.
A Gift to Inspire
Share the holiday spirit with jewelry for someone special, like this rosary bracelet. A gift of encouragement and inspiration is a gentle reminder of the importance of prayer, and you can make your gift special by using beads in soothing colors or findings in precious metal. Spiritual gifts carry with them something more than words can say, especially when it’s handmade and comes from someone with love.
The best part about jewelry charms—ours are on sale this week!