25 Gift Ideas For Crafty People

25 of the best gift ideas for crafty people in your life they are sure to love! Most of these are under $50 and make the perfect present!

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Finding the perfect gift for anyone can be quite a challenge. It gets harder to find a gift if you are shopping for gifts for creative people – artists, makers, DIYers. As a slightly creative mind myself, I can tell you what the perfect gift for them would be – never-ending good ideas!

Even the most creative minds suffer creative-block days!

Unfortunately, those cannot be bought! You can, however, buy them inspiration and tools to continue to be creative!

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Best gifts for crafters

Take a look at this list of these products to find the perfect gift for the crafter in your life.

Give them a craft class

Craftsy offers great online classes on quilting, crocheting, watercolor, cooking… you name it. A gift card or class from Craftsy will make an awesome gift they will cherish.

Give them coloring sheets

Coloring sheets are therapeutic and a great way to de-stress. Grab printable coloring sheets that you think they will love and make a special book for them. Give a Sheet is a great resource for coloring sheets.

wood sign burning kit

1. Arts and Crafts Subscription Box

A subscription box is a great way to surprise someone! Buy one box or a whole subscription for a gift that keeps giving!!


gray t-shirt with text I make pretty things with a glue gun

2. I Make Pretty Things T-shirt

Every crafter’s life. Instantly put a smile on their face!


hand lettering kit for creative minds

3. Hand lettering Kit

Trust me, all creatives long to learn or practice hand lettering! This is a great kit for them to try their hand at it.


personalized mug for crafters

4. Personalized Crafters Mug

I love the saying on this mug! You have to have a sense of humor about all those craft supplies!


gray arm knitted blanket with text kitting kit

5.Chunky Blanket Arm Knitting Kit

Arm knitting is all the rage! It is fun and the result is such a comfy cozy blanket Every crafter will enjoy this!


6. Pottery for 2

They can make their own pottery, no kiln required! Air-dry clay is the latest great thing and crafters will love this gift!


Candle making kit

7. Soy Candle Making Kit

Candle making is a lot of fun and your crafter is probably dying to try it out!


8. First Coffee

The perfect gift for the coffee-loving crafter!


Red t-shirt with text creative /kre adev/ noun intelligence having fun

9. Creative T-shirt

This t-shirt is perfect for any creative!


personalized bullet journal with stickers, stamps, ruler and pens

10. Personalized Bullet Journal

Bullet Journals a great way to organize time and projects. Personalization makes them even more awesome!


11. Custom Paint By Numbers

A custom piece of artwork done from a photo, what a great idea!


coffee mugs with paint water printed on them

12. Paint Water Mugs

They have probably been there – put their paint brush in their coffee! This will be the perfect addition to their craft room.


craft bag with pockets to store supplies

13. Organizer Caddy

A great way to organize supplies – because crafters will never have enough organization.


Paper bowl kit, a perfect gift idea for creative minds

14. Paper Craft Bowl

This is a fun kit for them try a new project!


15. Craft Apron

This is a great way to keep the things they need handy plus protect their clothes from glue, paint and glitter!


macrame plant hanger kit

16. Macrame Plant Hanger Kit

Macrame is a lot of fun! This kit has everything to make a cute fun way to display plants.


17. DIY Wood Sign Kit

Give it as a kit or make it and gift it to someone.


DIY terrarium kit

18. DIY Terrarium Kit

A fun craft for anyone with a black thumb.


Adult coloring book Just Breath

19. Inspirational Adult Coloring Book

Coloring is relaxing pass time even for adults.


macrame wall hanging with supplies pictured next to it

20. Macrame Wall Hanging Kit

Fun and easy work of fiber art to hang on the wall!


soap making kit

21. DIY Soap Making Kit

Who wouldn’t love this succulent planter with eyes!


set of markers in a carrying case

22. Dual Tip Water Based Markers

Great for coloring or journaling!


wood barn quilt wall art DIY kit

23. Wood Quilt Block Kit

Makes a great piece of art to hang!


DIY mountain string art kit

24. DIY String Art Kit

A fun and creative DIY project!


small llama made from felt

25. DIY Needle Felting Kit

A simple DIY needle felt starter kit for anyone new to wool felting.


Gift Ideas for the Cricut Machines

If they own a Cricut, you can give them accessories to complement it.

  • The knife blade  – allows you to cut thick material – I am talking balsa wood, veneer, chipboard, and leather! (Works only with Cricut Maker)
  • Engraving tip with QuickSwap Housing – great for engraving materials like acrylic and aluminum. (Works only with Cricut Maker)
  • StrongGrip Machine Mat – to use with materials that need the knife blade
  • StandardGrip Mat  – the most commonly used mat.
  • Scoring wheel – to create nice crisp score lines – perfect for paper-crafts. (Works only with Cricut Maker)
  • Pens and markers  – come in many many styles!
  • Weeding ToolsBrayer, etc – to help weed your designs, pick them up, etc.
  • Various raw materials (prices vary) – vinyl, paper, chipboard, etc.
  • Cricut EasyPress Mini – This is a great tool for heat transfer projects, but I also like to use it to apply veneer to plywood edges on my furniture!
  • Cricut Hat Press – Making personalized hats is so much fun!
  • Cricut Mug Press – This is great for making mugs using infusible ink and they are diswasher safe!

Which gift idea is your favorite? I want to buy all of these for myself!!

If you are looking for gift ideas for a woodworker, I have got a wonderful list of gift ideas for woodworkers for you!

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Anika's goal is to inspire and empower beginners with woodworking, DIY, home improvement, and home decor ideas.
She wants everyone to unlock their creative potential and experience the feeling that comes with making something. Nothing feels better better than seeing something and saying "I can make that!"

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  1. I used to be an “artist”–painting, drawing, pixel art, sculpting, animating, all of that. 😀 As someone who prefers remodeling and street fashion now, I can still say that I’d love all of these! Great roundup!! The only other thing I’d add is a Hobby Lobby giftcard, lol. 😉

    1. Thanks Zovesta! I am glad my list appeals to you!! I am definitely adding a Hobby Lobby gift card to this right now! Thanks for the suggestions!

      1. Awesome! Thanks. 🙂

  2. The paint cup idea is brilliant!!

  3. Aqua notes are such a great idea. I had no idea there is something like this, but now I really really need them! 🙂 x

  4. Great ideas here I’d love the paper succulents kit and a circuit air.

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