67 Inspiring Gifts for Creative People
Daydreamers. Visionaries. That friend of yours who never has time for you because they’re always away with the fairies. Some people are just born to create. They love writing, painting, coding – anything that lets them take what’s in their head and let the world see it in its best possible light. To them nothing is more important than a vision being made concrete and the people they love seeing it for the first time.
If your friend is a creative person who sends you MP3s of their latest piano sonata or bugs you to read their latest poem, we have made a list of wonderful gifts that will help them pursue their passions and bring their inner-worlds to life.
Let your favorite hot chocolate drink, coffee, or tea awaken your sleepy mind using this amazing Bob Ross Color-Changing Mug. The warmth of your preferred beverage will turn its original plain background to an enticing scene that brings good vibes to anyone. This is something cool to keep your beloved artisans active.
Get your artists motivated to write something new about their ideas and future projects. Such a unique and romantic journal like this Leather Journal included in a set is enough to bring them in a good mood. It feels like writing on something exquisite that was taken from the past to inspire creative minds in the present to write or sketch. Not only that, but it also comes with a golden pen that looks antique, which makes this set even special.
Coloring with dual pens can be very exciting to those creative buddies who like scrapbooking or those who love to create colorful drawing pieces. They can use the fine point tip for writing, outlining, or putting specific details, while the brush tip for coloring their artwork. There are 60 different colors in a set which are perfect to use for journals or daily planners.
Does anyone in your gift list like anything vibrant? They keep you amazed by their brilliant works of art all the time? Let them continue their coloring craft and practice even more using this Adult Coloring Book: Don't Give Up. It is perfect for keeping them in high spirits as they do what they love. It is also of great help to keep them positive about life. If they are looking for a great pastime, this can be an excellent choice, too!
Have some aspiring designers in your gift list? Show your support when you surprise them with stencils! These are just some of the things they would love. Stencils can help them build new ideas with the use of various shapes from 36 plates. They can mix and match all they want on using their preferred medium (pencils, pens, colored pens, or others). These are also useful for those who love to make scrapbooks.
Your creative peers will surely appreciate a compact storage system for their arts and crafts essentials. One of the best options to surprise them with is this Creative Options Grab 'N Go Rack System. This is especially perfect for the ones who like knitting or making accessories using beads, stones, and alike. Plus, this is designed to be handy; thus, the name Grab 'N Go. Wherever they want to make their next project, they can easily bring their important things with them.
For both the novice and serious drawing artists, here's a new surprising tool for you! The Cuttlelola Dotspen - World's First Electric Drawing Pen enables everyone to make a detailed work of art. It cuts apart lines to dots, making every part of the drawing distinct and more realistic. It's a completely different way of drawing that can leave anyone in awe. It comes with five gel refills. You want your piece colored? You can replace the black ink with the colored ones you prefer!
It is important that we boost our fine motor skills and improve balance and coordination no matter our age. TrueBalance Educational STEM Toy is perfect for both the young kids and adults. It is a fun and exciting toy that can also lighten one's mood and keep one's mind relaxed, which makes it perfect for budding artists and creative people alike.
For those who find it fun taking note of the things they have done and the things that they are yet to do, this Gift Republic Scratch Off Bucket List Poster: 100 Things to Do is perfect for them. They need not think and come up with their list; most of the interesting stuff meant for a bucket list are already listed here. Get ready to scratch off what's done and reveal artistic graphics! Have fun!
If the ones you are going to surprise soon are novice painters, they would surely love to learn more about their chosen craft. Astonish them with something interesting; something that would entice them to pursue what they like and be able to master it; something like this book - Modern Watercolor: A playful and contemporary exploration of watercolor painting (Modern Series). Learning the art of watercolor painting can be so fun!
And if your budding painters finally decides to practice what they have learned using the recommended watercolor painting book, then you may surprise them with a set of 24 superior-quality watercolors like this Watercolor Paint Set by Crafts 4 All. They would not be happier with you supporting them from drawing inspiration up to the actual application. Now, what was once their dream will come to reality.
Got anyone who likes to make anything vibrant? They like to paint walls, canvas, and their body and... your face? You've got to surprise them with not just one, but 12 pieces of Art Brushes! There are round, limber, filbert, fan, glaze, angle, and flat brushes all perfect for any medium they prefer to be it watercolors or acrylics. Yes, acrylics, too! That's why it comes with 24-piece Acrylic Paint Set which makes it more surprising! Your master painter can make a vibrant art right away!
If real watercolors and paints are not your things and yet you feel like painting, but with less mess, now that's made possible! Paint with ease anytime, anywhere without the need to clean up after! Use the Brush Stylus and TruGlide Pro Fiber Tip that both come in a bundle to enhance your skills in Digital Art painting! You can do it on your Tablet, iPad, or other compatible touchscreen devices! Painting with these brushes feels like the real thing.
Do they like crocheting and knitting crafts? If so, make them love those creative activities even more with this Harry Potter Yarn Bowl. Such a magnificent yarn bowl as handsome as Harry Potter is surely going to bring the fun. They would love that they keep themselves busy knitting bookmarks, making small bunnies, and more without even noticing that they only have a few yarns left, and when it is all gone, Harry must have used his magic again!
There is a wide array of choices when it comes to coloring book. If you'd want it to be specific for that one person in your list who's so into knitting, then this one is perfect! It's The Mason-Dixon Knitting Coloring Book for Knitters which they can use as a pastime, a stress reliever, or a book of inspiration and concepts. As they color each page, they'll use their imagination, which will then give them ideas about what they're going to knit next!
Invite your creative buddies to engage themselves in many different activities to further explore the world of art. For sure, they’re already good at what they do, but should they want to learn the art of Hand Lettering, push them towards it. Help make it easier for them to learn creative lettering. Present to them this Hand Lettering 101: An Introduction to the Art of Creative Lettering. When they've finally mastered this specific art, they can incorporate it with their other artistic creations.
Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus can be a cool lighting system for people who like their home or workspace uniquely bright or dim. It's easy to set up and is even okay to cut to leave just the right length you prefer. It provides a powerful light adjustable from cool to warm to be suitable for your activities. Smart Control allows you to maximize everything about it. Do you like to party at home? Let it sync with the party music and get everybody grooving!
If they are into photography yet they can't just afford those fancy cameras, for now, help them capture the best images and come up with perfect photos without the need for such expensive equipment. This Table Top Photography Studio by LimoStudio is enough to cheer them up! The studio tent is made of 100% Polyester. It comes with Mini Stand Tripod (Table Top LED Light, Cubic, and Device Clip Holder). They can easily set this up, then use their phone to capture stunning images.
If they want to level up photography from using a mini photo studio to something more exquisite, surprise them with Apexel Phone Camera Lenses. These are compatible with most smartphones and allow anyone to take beautiful shots at different angles and views, and get intense close-ups and effects. Now they can produce great images that they will be proud to print, frame, and display on their wall.
A fun and an adorable camera that triggers nostalgia of the photography ways and days in the past. Anyone, artists, photographers, or just happy people would be glad to have a Polaroid! Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera is an excellent instrument in taking photos of your favorite scenery and remarkable moments. You can display the photos right away or use them for scrapbooking or just for compilation.
Someone in your gift list has a strong liking for Legos or just like anything uncommon? You will give the right gift when you choose to surprise them with this Build-On Brick Mug. They can use their creative minds in styling it using the other small pieces that come with it. Do they have other Lego pieces at home? They are welcome to use those, too and come up with a new exciting creation!
Do you want something that your gifted painter can relate to? Perhaps this Paint Water (Don't Drink This) mug can do the job of making him or her smile. Often, painters drink hot coffee to awaken their senses. Sometimes they get too busy painting that they mistake their coffee as the paint water, or they grab their paint water thinking it's the coffee. Oooh… I wonder what that would taste like but hope no one would ever get to know at all.
Those who like colorful art and love to turn anything that seems dull into something perfectly brilliant, tend to like vibrant things. No wonder this umbrella makes it to this list. Surprise them with this Rainbow Umbrella, and they would adore this for sure! It looks so fascinating that even the not-so-artistic people would also appreciate it. It has a long, straight handle and it features being Anti-UV perfect for use under the sun, and even the rain. Bonus: It comes with an umbrella cover!
As for those serious designers, painters and photographers in your list who like contemplating about the things they use in their craft, they would surely be interested to know more about colors - their cultural references, history, and previous usage. Gift them The Designer's Dictionary of Color where they can get all the information they need. This offers an advantage of knowing the best color to use for their next project, which will then add a deeper sense and meaning to their creations.
To bathe using soap of art (yes, it is!) is refreshing and stimulating, especially to those art siblings. Pre de Provence Artist's Collection Degas Green Dancer Soap leaves skin well cleansed and moisturized. Its packaging makes it special as it features the legendary artist, Edgar Degas' art. Your gift recipient may have second thoughts of unwrapping it. They might use the soap and keep the packaging, or not use the soap at all! Well, we can't blame them for it.
Want some mesmerizing art kit for your young creative gift recipient? Sure! We have it here, too! Now, this Sun Art Paper Kit offers endless possibilities when it comes to the prints you want to see. They can use either human-made materials or natural objects to make fascinating prints! It is great that it comes with a Plexiglas overlay used to press flat the objects to the paper to get that quality print they are anticipating.
Get your wrist ready for an amazing work of art! Now, have this Surrealist Salvador Dali to help remind you of the time. You'll either get to work or school ahead of time or run late, but at least fashionably! This watches dial looks like Dali's mustache which makes checking on hours and minutes more fun!
Here is another beautiful surprise for your lady artists and anything-colorful lovers! This Necklace with Thin Enamel Artist Paint Palette and Brush Pendant will let them show off their passion for painting. It can perfectly match any of their clothes anywhere they go! It comes in a velvet bag which makes it gift-ready jewelry.
Creative people tend to make amazing things out of basically anything they can see around. Help them come up with more artistic creations on a higher level with this Cricut Explore Air 2! This amazing thing can let them make beautiful cards, graphic tees, eye-catching wall art and signs, and many more! It will serve as their cutting device in making life gorgeous and exciting as ever!
Creativity is widely expressed in various things, be it in art and even in fashion. If your gift recipient is someone whom you find very creative in Nail Art, this set of art tools is for her! She can get different styles to use in creating various effects on nails. These tools are used with Cat Eye Nail Gel that makes the art of beautifying nails quick and easy! This can be a perfect gift to budding nail artists, too!
Now the creative people in your life can make extraordinary creations from the basic things sitting around. They can use Nix Pro Color Sensor to scan surfaces for their original color and eventually translates into digital colors that they can use for digital illustrations and artwork. Capturing world colors and being able to save up to 1000 of them are things that artists positively appreciate.
Anyone who likes to do graphic designing will appreciate having a portable art tablet like this Huion H420. It works with most of the graphic applications. It comes with a digital pen that is powered by a AAA battery and is easy to use when powered on just like how you use the basic pens. Now, you can have endless possibilities in creating art. Bonus: Aside from drawing, you can also use the pen as a cursor on your computer and allows more functions.
The Slate is a tablet that enables one’s regular pencil to do incredible things. Let your creatives experience drawing on a paper with their valuable pencils and witness their drawings come to life on the tablet's screen. What makes it work that way? A "ring." Yes, that is right. A ring that you need to put into the pencil. This allows one to draw and erase on the paper and the screen at once. This sounds amazing!
In those times when your beloved artists are still in deep thoughts about what to do for their projects, they can spend their precious time practicing on this Relaxing Water Drawing Board. Yes, you read that right; but why water? You paint using it on an absorbent canvas and whatever you do will just be gone in a few minutes. Sure, you won't be able to keep any output with it, but this helps in planning for your next or ongoing project. Plus, you won't need to clean up after your errands unlike when you practice using actual paint.
A drawing or drafting table is one of the important things that artists need to work on their craft more comfortably. If you know that they're good at what they do and they probably want this, (but can't get themselves one for now), this Studio Designs Futura Modern Metal and Glass Craft Station will be a huge surprise! Gift them this, and they wouldn't thank you enough. That, in return, gives you a great feeling.
The ones who keep you amazed with their work deserve a little surprise, too. Get them excited about this cool small and lightweight, but terrific pen - MYNT3D Professional Printing 3D Pen! It's made sturdy because for sure whoever owns one won't help but use it to draw in 3D! Who knew that the things they once could only imagine can now come to life? This sounds pretty exciting! This is ideal for enhancing spatial thinking skills, too!
Searching for a "bright" gift idea? Surprise your artist with a tracing pad that lights up! Now, there's not a need for them to tape their inspiration anywhere, just lay on the pad what they want to trace, and go trace and draw! They're guaranteed to get satisfied with their output. It comes with a USB cable and is handy. Draw on the go when you have your power bank with you, which can also be a perfect power source for the pad to function.
Our creative people's very important tool is none other than their hands. If you're looking for a gift for any one of them in your list who seems to have almost everything they need for their craft, then, it will be the best to surprise them with something that can let them relax. Breo iPalm520s Electric Acupressure Massager is specially made for their hands and palms (and for yours, too!) It features heat compression and air pressure for relief of numbness and strain.
For when you are not sure which vase to get because there are so many designs available, get yourself one that you can customize anytime. Say this Chalkboard Vase by MoMA. It looks elegant just the way it is yet you still can draw on it or write anything on it (perhaps your name or your favorite quotes) when you want to. This can also trigger conversations because of its design and anything that you'll add up on it.
Hanging your masterpieces on your wall requires lots of effort and time to perfectly complete. This is the reason why now there's already a Hang-O-Matic All-in-One Picture Hanging Tool! Let this piece of equipment do the marking, measuring, and leveling for you using the sliding pins and bubble level that it contains. With just one tool, you get everything else you need. It's ideal for both artists and non-artists who'd like to hang memorable photos and frames as part of their interiors.
Bring your imagined designs to life when you print them on your shirts! Now, you can do screen printing right at the comfort of your home; thanks to this Do-It-Yourself Print Shop Classic Table Top Screen Printing Kit. It includes everything you need to print shirts all you want like Wood Screen, Ink, Hinges with screws, and more!
The Nail Artists and Jewelry Makers in your gift list would surely love to receive a gift as wonderful as this set of 12 small jars of beautiful natural crushed stones. These are perfect for scrapbooking, too! There is not a limit as to where creative people can use these materials. Their limit is only their imagination. I doubt that they would run out of ideas. It's easy to handle and is foldable when not in use.
What a good way to engage young children in art by giving them this book - Let's Make Some Great Art. It is perfect for introducing them to the world of art for it has lots of interesting information and wonderful ideas in it. Kids will surely enjoy working on various arts like fingerprint art, drawing using an eraser, and many more!
Some people like to stick with the typical way of doing art. What are commonly used are sketch pads. If that's what the creative person in your list prefers, then go for the best - Canson XL Series Mix Media Paper Pad! It's best used with Charcoal, pencil, graphic marker, color pencil, water-soluble pencils, pen and ink, permanent ink pens, pastels, acrylic markers, and light watercolor washes. Your artist's choice between using one medium per art, or using several different media in one!
If your target gift recipient is eager to learn how to draw, then help boost his or her skills. What's a nice gift to surprise them with but this 642 Things to Draw: Journal. Giving them a gift as helpful as this shows just how much you support them. This lets them practice their chosen craft from the basics of drawing a rolling pin to the more complicated and detailed ones.
For those adorable pals in your life who has the magical hands for lettering, The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering will make for an enticing gift. This will be very helpful to them as they create, learn, and develop their style in chalk lettering. This book is perfect for both those who are already self-trained and those who are yet to learn everything about this craft.
The artists and creative people you value also needs a planner to keep their plans organized. This helps so that they will be able to keep track of what they do and what they will do next. If you are already looking for the perfect planner to surprise them with, you're looking at the right one! Bloom Daily Planners are made beautiful and bright for good vibes. Plus, colorful cover that reminds to "Do More of What Makes You Happy" totally makes sense not only to the artists but to everyone.
This Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative book makes for an undoubtedly thoughtful gift for all the creatives who would genuinely want to learn more about being creative. It contains words of wisdom to everyone who would love to infuse creativity in their work and their lives. "Steal like an Artist" because every existing work of art becomes an inspiration to the upcoming ones just as the ones made long before were the inspiration for the ones we have today.
Thanks to Koala Tools for this 360-Degree Ring Ruler now, artists no longer need to do some time-consuming calculations to make sure they get the correct circumference of a circle they need to draw on their work. It's a circle stencil that has an adjustable diameter, which makes it a cool geometric tool for illustrating circles.
Anyone can express both their artistic skills and creativity not only in the typical arts and crafts materials but also in the art of food preparation. Yes. Now, everyone can incorporate art into whatever they eat. In case you have someone so serious about it in your list, then what can be more astounding than this PancakeBot 2.0? It's a pancake printer! Who knew that pancake making could be as exciting and artistic as this? Eat what they prepare for you, and they'd be happy.
This Bob Ross: The Joy of Painting is for your aspiring painters to get inspired and to learn a lot of things about painting from one of the famous artists - Bob Ross. It is a gift set of nine instructional guides each lasts an hour enough to let anyone enjoy happy episodes full of learnings, inspiration, and motivation.
Do you have any creative buddy in your list who loves cats as much as they love art? If the answer is yes, then you have just found an ideal gift! Coloring Cats by Jenny Roche provides hours of coloring fun. When all done, your gift recipient can see cats of their ever-dreamed color every time they check through the pages of this lovely book.
Aqua Notes Water Proof Note Pad - your artists' and creative buddies' shower friend. If you ever experienced coming up with new and bright ideas while taking a shower, but you forgot about it by the time you were done, then you know how important these Aqua Notes can be for your pals. Now, there will be no more excellent ideas only to get "down the drain."
But for those who often engage themselves in traveling to places to get inspiration, a pouch may not be sufficient; hence, this Water-Resistant Artist Portfolio Tote and Backpack Bag for Art Supplies makes for a very suitable gift. They can bring all their art essentials in this beautifully-patterned bag. It is roomy enough and is multi-functional (you can use it for your other travel essentials, too).
This set of paint brushes is undoubtedly stunning! Give this to your aspiring or professional painters, and they will genuinely appreciate you for being thoughtful about their needs. This set comes with a Metal Ring Made of Copper Tubes and also other free items like a paint tray palette, watercolor sponge, and a painting knife. All of which are useful for creating a new and original masterpiece.
A gift as simple as a paperweight is already good. But should you want something extraordinary, you might want to opt for this Modern Art Paperweight by ArtsOnDesk. Now, this is something that will be highly appreciated. It can function as a paperweight in general, and also as an artistic inspiration.