by Alex Topham '15, Psychology
The holidays are sneaking up on us fast this year! As a college student, you are probably already budgeting money for gas, food, books, and tuition. Managing money can be hard and limiting holiday spending can make for an even bigger challenge. Luckily for you, there are a lot of great ways to give gifts to those you love without breaking the bank!
Making holiday gifts allows you to personalize the gifts you give and also show off your creative skills. Are you good at baking? Or drawing? What about photography? Use your skills to save money and bring joy to your loved ones all at the same time.
Pinterest is a great tool to utilize for creative holiday gifts. There is an abundance of ideas for every person on your list. They have DIY crafts and projects of all kinds, such as:
Taking the time to make gifts for the holidays not only saves you money in the long run, but also allows you to personalize the gift for each person! And who wouldn’t love that? For ideas and how to get started, visit the UNH Financial Aid’s Pinterest page.
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