As Christmas rolls around, everyone races to find the perfect gift for their loved ones. However, as high school students, we often have higher expectations for these gifts than the reality of our wallets and schedules can meet.
Senior Cassie Henning said, “Though buying gifts is easier, it often costs more than making them.” Not only is it more cost effective, but junior Chloe Hangartner said that “it’s often more meaningful to my friends to make a gift, rather than buying one.”
Like Henning and Hangartner, over the past few years, I have switched from shopping to creating and it has made all the difference. This holiday season, if you are looking for a gift that will impress, try one of these low-cost, simple DIY (do-it-yourself) ideas: