If you're looking for other ways to keep the holidays simple and affordable, here are 5 other practically free modern minded gifts:
Make an Alpen Glow Village via Swiss Miss—all you need is paper, an Exacto knife, and some patience.
For the person that has everything, including an iPhone, get them a memorable wallpaper. Free if you use your own photo or one from Flickr. Find the Hoff from Chris Glass's compilation.
There's nothing like a homemade pie. Bake an Apple Apple Pie for your Mac loving friends. Spotted on Unplgged.
Following these instructions, make an elaborate pop-up card out of any photograph you have in your archives.
Give this Obamabats font to the Democrat of your choice. The dingbats are a free download from Jeff Domke.