WitchCrafting: Crafts for Witches

August 1st, 2017

Hand Fasting Gifts



Merry meet.


While couples planning weddings take advantage of gift registries at every place from The Home Depot to Crate and Barrel, couples who are hand fasting may appreciate a more pagan, creative and personal approach to gift giving.


At the urging of others, one couple I know visited their favorite pagan store and with the owner’s cooperation, made a list of items they liked. Those who wanted could look at the list and choose something without stressing over second guessing which book, what incense or the best color for an altar cloth. By the owner maintaining the list, it was helpful to know, for instance, someone had already gotten the wooden box with the pentacle on top.


(This box is available at magicraftshop on etsy.  You can view it by clicking HERE.)


Those who prefer to craft a gift have many options pagans will positively prize.


(There are a variety of ribbons to be found.  From the craft stores to your local dollar stores.)


If the couple is not making their own cord, you might want to craft it. It can be braided from ribbons with charms attached.



(These are just a few Pagan themed Charms you can use.)


Those wanting a challenge can try the five-string braid. In addition to ribbons, lace, trims and drapery cording found in fabric stores, and strings of beads found in craft stores can be incorporated. For a fall ceremony, consider wearing in a string of dried corn kernels, or strings of tiny shells for a hand fasting on the beach. Figure a finished length of at least six feet so that it can be wrapped around the wrists and knotted three times. If the number of people attending is small, you might organize its making by having each guest contribute the desired length of ribbon, lace, etc. Charms and color themes can be considered. As part of the ritual, they would be woven together with everyone’s intentions for a loving relationship.


(These handfasting brooms are available at BROOMCHICK on etsy.  You can view them by clicking HERE.)


A common hand fasting tradition is jumping the broom, making that another gift that would be welcomed. It can be purchased or made from twigs or other botanicals attached to a branch. It would then be decorated with lace, ribbons, flowers and other embellishments. Afterwards, the couple can hang the broom above a door or a mantle.


(Hand painted wine glasses.)


Painting champagne flutes or a chalice are other gifts that could be used as part of the hand fasting ceremony.


(Flower crown & hair pieces.)


Crowns for the couple can be made from flowers, leaves, antlers, feathers, vines, shells, handles from spoons and forks, or crystals – or any combination. If a man would rather wear a medieval style hat or even a top hat, it could be decorated with the same types of materials.


(Homemade, dressed talisman candle.)


What pagan ever has enough candles? You don’t have to be pouring wax to make a spell candle for the couple, you can start with any candle you choose, and using a selection of oils, chants, intentions, carvings and Reiki, turn it into a one-of-a-kind gift.


(This Grimoire is available at TheMadamePhoenix on etsy.  You can view it HERE.)


Smudge sticks, incense, tea blends and decorated journals are other ideas.



(The Magical of Crafting Charm Bags comes out on Oct. 1, 2017. Click link on bottom of page to pre-order.)


I happen to like making mojo bags, and would consider making one for the couple with herbs, stones, a miniature tarot card or two, runes and other objects holding my intentions.


These are just a few ideas for making a hand fasting gift both crafty and Craft-y. I’m sure there are many more.


Merry part. And merry meet again.



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