There are many ways to make something sentimental and great for Christmas. Money tight this season? Here are some great gift ideas that won’t cost you more than your time ...

  • Put together your own cookbook.
  • Create a custom playlist for someone.
  • Bake something.
  • Create a photo album.
  • Get crafty – hit up Pinterest or Etsy for ideas and show your creative side with everything from decorative mason jars to pillows.
  • Have a holi-date – Treat a friend to some time together. You can do lots of things for free, from ice skating to concerts to looking at holiday lights.
  • Make a movie – Put together a video of some of the year’s highlights

(Marie Claire)