The other drawback is that after doing it for a few years, I run out of things to make! One can only give a purse or pair of earrings so many times.
But all in all, I really love doing it this way. The whole family works all season long for a handmade holiday - even the littlest hands can help out!
This year, I decided to paint these signs for teacher gifts:
And this one for my husband's office (always read the fine print):
Judah even made one for Ruthie:
Some handmade goods from Christmas past:
Happy Handmade Holidays!