While some people live for the thrill of christmas holiday shopping, many hate the idea of braving the deal-hungry crowds during Winter. If you’re one of the latter, keep your Christmas shopping simple by heading to the craft store for DIY supplies! There are tons of amazing options for homemade gifts that will blow your loved ones away . . . especially when they find out that you made it yourself. Forget any ideas about macaroni art and Pinterest fails, because these 40 projects are simple and impressive. Avoid the malls and financial strain this holiday season by getting creative — it’ll be fun!