29/11/2013 09:27 GMT

Get Crafty At Christmas With Homemade Cards, Gifts And Wrapping (PICTURES)

circa 1956: A woman holding a homemade Christmas card. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)

Homemade gifts will always be treasured by recipients at Christmas. But who has time to spend hours labouring at the kitchen table?

Here are a selection of ways to give your cards and gifts that personal touch. After all, it's always the thought that counts.

Click through to see our selection of crafty Christmas products.