Post-Christmas self-respect assistance needed
December 28, 2005 6:40 PM Subscribe
Money was tight for Christmas this year, and thus I asked Family and Friends to not get me any gifts, as I wasn't able to reciprocate. Inevitably, some did, and now I feel awful (as I knew I would) that I wasn't able to get them anything in return. So, I'm wondering if anyone can help me work out posthumous gifts I can make on a very tight budget.
posted by anonymous to human relations (31 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I'm not a particularly craft-oriented person, but I have a lot of patience, and as long as whatever supplies are involved aren't too expensive, allowing for trial and error, I don't mind making several failed attempts at a project as a way of learning how to do it right. I have 4 people I would like to be able to give gifts to, and a budget for materials of about $50 Australian.
Extra points for:
- cheap materials
- "even you could do this"-ness
- "hey, that's actually a pretty cool gift!"-ness
Please help me salvage some self-respect, as being broke and not being able to buy gifts for the people I care about are both new experiences to me.