We're gearing up for the holiday season of giving, but sometimes the best gifts are those that we can use throughout the year. This week, form meets function as we round up handmade holiday DIYs that will surely get use into the seasons ahead.

TgivinghotrunnerDress up your table with this beautiful appliquéd + quilted runner from the Purl Bee and celebrate every meal.

Beets by Andrea Lauren

Beets by Andrea Lauren is the perfect fabric to take you through the bounty of several seasons.

Handmade Journals

These homemade journals by A Beautiful Mess are perfect–we can always use a place to keep our musings, to-dos, and reminders (i.e. write thank you note for journal).

Retro_Deer by Bethan_Janine

Retro_Deer by Bethan_Janine wallpaper makes the perfect any-occasion journal cover.

Little Zippered Bow Pouch

This little zippered bow pouch by I Heart Naptime is fancy enough to double as a purse!

Joan McLemore's Linen in Persimmon

JoanMcLemore's Linen in Persimmon is the perfect print for this versatile pouch–no matter how you use it!