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Craft Kits: Gift Ideas for Creatives

I’ve gathered a variety of craft kits that might appeal to that creative person on your list who has everything but…still would like to learn a craft skill. Check out these 11 Gift Ideas for Creatives.

I do like the idea of ‘experiences’ for gifts. My sister-in-law and her family are taking an incredible trip to Antarctica for Christmas this year! But, if you are looking for ‘experiences’ on a smaller budget, there are so many great kits that offer the experience of knitting, the experience of growing a bonsai tree, or the experience of making jewelry.

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These Craft Kits Would Make Great Gifts for the Creatives on Your List:

I actually really love the concept of this art which is to make something beautiful out of something broken.  Don’t you love that whole sentiment? Specifically, Kintsugi is the art of putting broken pieces of pottery or china back together with gold, silver, or platinum powder. You can check out some beautiful pieces of Kintsugi here.

This kit would be the perfect place to start if you or someone you know might enjoy this art.

Kintsugi Repair Kit

A vase of flowers sitting on a table

This is one of several craft kits I’ve been tempted to gift myself for several years! I’d like to stamp vegetable row markers and small spoons for when I gift jars of jam. It is actually on my gift list for this year!

Metal Stamping Kit

Metal Stamping Kit.

With any luck, you might be gifted with a new scarf next year!

Knit Scarf Kit

A grey brick wall with a white and gray scarf on a hanger.
red number 4

For someone who needs a little Zen in their world, a bonsai kit may be just what the doctor ordered. Historically, those who practiced Bonsai are seeking balance in their life.

Bonsai Kit

A small plant to be cut in a topiary.

These beaded bracelets are wearable art pieces that would be fun and challenging to create.

Beaded bracelets.

What a lovely and useful art Calligraphy is! I really need to take the time to master this skill. This kit would be a great place to start.

Brush Lettering book.

Who wouldn’t love learning how to bring this little felted mouse to life?

Small needle-felted mouse.

Seems like embroidery was a lost art for many years but is slowly returning. I learned at the knee of my Grandma and still enjoy picking up thread and needles from time to time. A kit to learn this simple but lovely art form would be a great gift for many different ages.

Embroidered trees and snowflakes.

Those gardeners in your life might enjoy a kit that introduces them to a variety of different succulents.

Succulent Kit

A variety of succulents.

I have always loved colorful granny squares. This kit would be great for someone who also wants to learn this craft.

Crocheted pillows.

I’m really intrigued by this one! For $15/month you could give your creative a subscription to MasterClass where they can take digital classes from so many great creatives! Take cooking classes from Gordon Ramsey, Yotam Ottolenghi, or Alice Waters. Learn gardening from Ron Finley. Learn bread-making skills from Apollonia Polane.

If your creative is more musically inclined, Tom Morello and Carlos Santana teaches guitar while Itzhak Perlman teaches violin.

There are so many cool classes taught by many of the great artists and creatives of the world.

I hope these craft kits have provided a few good gift ideas for you.

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A variety of craft knits for creatives.
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  1. Ok…I am totally putting that metal stamping kit on my christmas list. I have been looking for garden markers for years that won’t break the bank! That kit would be perfect!

  2. Thanks for sharing a wonderful list of “giftees”. I have my eye on a few of them.
    Have a fantastic Thanksgiving!

  3. That first one on repairing the dishes, I need that desperately. I have a dish were the center fell out all in a perfect circle. The embroidery is also very pretty.

  4. Lynn, I’ve been wanting to get back into embroidery and between this and Flamingo Toes, who blogs all the time with her beautiful embroidery, is pushing me in the right direction. I also love that mouse. If you see my blog on Monday, you’ll understand. Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving, my friend! Hugs!

  5. I love interactive gifts like these that I can play and do something with. These are really unique ideas. I’ve been wanting to brush up on my calligraphy so that one is my favorite!

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