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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!
1. Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Take the sting and mess out of working with hot glue guns with Plaid’s Hot Glue Gun Helpers!
2. Magazine Subscriptions
Give a craft magazine subscription to your favorite crafter so they have inspiration delivered to their doorstep all year round! A few magazine ideas are Do It Yourself, Craft Ideas, or Martha Stewart Living.
3. Gift Cards
Gift cards are always appreciated by DIYers so they can stock up on their favorite supplies at Jo-Ann Fabric, Michaels, or Amazon.
4. Make Things Mug
Every crafter needs a special mug for their work-table so that they have some motivation to: Get excited and make things!
5. Knitting Kit
This 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!
6. Craft Jewelry
Help your favorite DIYer wear their love for crafting around their neck or wrist with one of these gorgeous pieces!
7. Sew Sampler Monthly Subscription
New fabric on your doorstep every month is a crafter’s dream come true.
8. Craft Subscription Box
Doodle Crate 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!
9. Washi Tape
Whether using it to scrapbook or dress up boring gift wrapping, what crafter doesn’t love washi tape!?
10. Tape Dispenser
Every crafter needs a cute dispenser for their favorite washi tape!
11. Metal Stamping Kit
Crafters like to dabble in a little bit of everything. How about a metal stamping kit for jewelry making?
12. Screen Printing Kit
Who 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!
13. Creative Doodling
What artist doesn’t love to doodle? Pick up a copy of Stephanie Corfee’s Creative Doodling & Beyond, an awesome book that features great doodling projects.
14. Encyclopedia of Crafts
Martha 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!
15. Moleskine Notebook
Every crafter needs a Moleskine notebook for jotting down creative ideas, sketching, or journaling. You never know when inspiration will strike.
16. Bamboo Tablet
A 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.
17. Crafty Wall Decor
This wall decal would be so cute above a crafting table. Inspiration to keep going!
18. Custom Art Box
Fill 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.