What do you buy for the person in your life that can make almost anything for themselves? As an artist and a crafter, I’ve put together a list of things that I think would be amazing gifts. Essentially, DIYers love anything that can help them create new things. They always have a never-ending list of new tools and resources that will help them get their creative juices flowing — and that’s where you come in!
Check out these 18 gift ideas in the gallery below!
Hot Glue Gun Helpers 1 of 18Take the sting and mess out of working with hot glue guns with Plaid's Hot Glue Gun Helpers!
Get them from Plaid Online, $19.99
Magazine Subscriptions 2 of 18
Gift Cards 3 of 18
Make Things Mug 4 of 18Every crafter needs a special mug for their work-table so that they have some motivation to: Get excited and make things!
Get it at Keep Calm and Carry On, $7.95
Heirloom Knitting Kit 5 of 18This would be a wonderful gift for someone who wants to learn to knit, crochet, or sew! And hey, maybe they'll thank you by making you a scarf. It's a win-win!
Get it at Treehouse Kid & Craft, $65.50
Craft Jewelry 6 of 18Help your favorite DIYer wear their love for crafting around their neck or wrist with one of these gorgeous pieces!
Get the scissors necklace from Two Little Divas, $29.50, or the measuring tape bracelet from Monserat De Lucca, $70
Fabric of the Month Club 7 of 18New fabric on your doorstep every month is a crafter's dream come true.
Check out the "Fabric of the Month Club" options at Fat Quarter Shop, $35 a month
Craft Subscription Box 8 of 18WhimseyBox is a Monthly DIY Craft Subscription Box that mails you a new craft to do every month. You can sign up your favorite crafter for one month to several months to even a year's worth of monthly crafts!
Check out WhimseyBox's "Monthly DIY Craft Subscription Box," starting at $45 for 3 months
Washi Tape 9 of 18Whether using it to scrapbook or dress up boring giftwrapping, what crafter doesn't love washi tape!? Check out Sideoats & Scribbles tips on where you can pick up a variety of washi tapes in different styles.
Get red polka dot washi tape from Paper Source, $3.95
Tape Dispensers 10 of 18
Metal Stamping Kit 11 of 18Crafters like to dabble in a little bit of everything. How about a metal stamping kit for jewelry making?
Get it from Beaducation, $56
Screen Printing Kit 12 of 18Who wouldn't want to be able to make their own fabric and t-shirts? With a screen-printing kit, it's easy as 1,2,3!
Get it from Dharma Trading Co., $49.95
Creative Doodling 13 of 18
Encyclopedia of Crafts 14 of 18Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts: An A to Z Guide with Detailed Instructions and Endless Inspiration is a must-have for any crafter's library!
Get it from Amazon, $24
Moleskine Notebook 15 of 18Every crafter needs a Moleskine notebook for jotting down creative ideas, sketching, or journaling. You never know when inspiration will strike.
Get it from Moleskine, $12
Bamboo Tablet 16 of 18A Bamboo Tablet will help any crafter turn their creative sketches into digital art that they can then transfer onto one of their craft projects. Genius.
Get it at Wacom, starting at $84.99
Crafty Wall Decor 17 of 18Frame a cute print for your friend's craft room, like this ready-made "Keep Calm and Get the Seam Ripper" artwork.
Get it from Livy Love Designs on Etsy, $20
Custom Art Boxes 18 of 18Fill a box or paint can with craft and art supplies from The $.99 Store for your favorite DIYer. Then, use this free printable by artist Stephanie Corfee to make a label for the front of the can. Yes, it's that simple.
Download the printable here
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