For cheap but not “homemade in a bad way” gifts, one of my favorite new sites is Crafting Rebellion here. Everything she makes is so cheap, perfect and personalized for Holiday Gifts. What I have posted that I love so far from her website (Top left, clockwise):
DIY Index Cards’ into a Purse Sized Notebook Pad. Here.
DIY Not so Usual Hair Clips. Simple, love these. Here.
Rock Your iPhone here.
DIY Betsey Johnson Inspired Half Stretch Bracelet. Here.
DIY 60 Second Earrings. For beginners, a basic tutorial here.