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Homemade holiday party hostess gift ideas on a budget

Posted at 4:30 AM, Dec 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-14 08:25:39-05

If you're heading to a holiday party and need some ideas on hostess gift ideas, Denver7 connected with a local craft and design expert to share the following recipes for easy and budget-friendly presents.

Stove Top Simmer
You will need: Mandarin Oranges, Cranberries, Cinnamon Sticks, Pine Sprigs, Cloves
-Window Bags can be found at your local craft store
-Make your own tag or go to to create one
-Embellish with a sprig of pine

Coconut Rose Body Scrub
You will need: 1 Part Coconut Oil in solid form, 1 Part Pink Himalayan Sea Salt, Rose Essential Oil
-Fill your favorite plastic or glass container, embellish with baker’s twine, ribbon, or raffia

Favorite Snack Mix (Sweet or Savory)
You will need: Seasoned Oyster Crackers, Chex Mix, Assorted Nut Mix, or even a sweet Chex mix
-Packaging: Cellophane Bags or be creative, re-purpose glass jars, tins, etc.
-Embellish with fun things: Sprig of Rosemary for savory, or maybe a candy cane for something sweet