Those who have the dexterity, the know how and enjoy making rather than buying gifts, will put their own abilities to make Christmas one of the events where they can make gifts for their friends and family. These particular traits enhance the meaning of giving. They underline the person’s willingness to take the time and the effort of making something unique as a Christmas gift for that one special person. The gifts could range from baking cookies and making jams to making Christmas ornaments, bookmarks, coasters, beaded necklaces, bracelets and even T-shirts. Those making the gifts will find great pleasure in creating their gift and the pleasure of the receiver is enhanced as the gift is streamlined to the taste of the gift receiver.