26 Best Gifts for Crafters 2023
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These thoughtful gifts for crafty people will get their creative juices flowing.
Picking the perfect gift isn't always easy. It can be tricky to find something that you know your recipient will actually use. But one good starting place is to consider what your giftee is interested in. If they're always jetting off to new locations, a travel gift might be just the thing. If their faith is important to them, a thoughtful gift for Christians would be perfect. And if they're always working on a new creative project, then these gifts for crafters are the way to their heart.
The best gifts for crafters include tons of creative kits that let them DIY their own (temporary) body art, start sculpting with clay, or make one-of-a-kind neon signs. We've also included some useful gift ideas for crafters, like craft storage solutions and carrying bags so they can craft even when they're on-the-go. Plus, we've got funny tees, mugs, and personalized signs to show you get their crafty sense of humor. There are plenty of gifts on this list to accommodate any budget, whether you're looking to spend big this season or stick to more affordable gifts.
These are the best gifts for crafters that you can buy now.
One thing a crafter will always appreciate is a gift card to their local craft store. This is a great option if you know they're into a specialty craft that requires certain supplies that they'd prefer to pick out themselves.
They can spend hours curating the perfect little greenhouse. The kit comes with wood, fabric, thread, wire, and even lights to really bring their model to life.
Sure, it could be a gag gift, but the book is filled with actual crafts they can do using clumps of fur from that has shed from their favorite cat. "I sent this to my sister as a just-because gift. She is still laughing over it months later," one Amazon reviewer said.
They can still keep their hands occupied, but this time, they'll be focused on crafting their own little garden. Here they'll get everything they need to grow four different types of Bonsai.
If they love their plants as much as they love crafting, you can bring their favorite things together with this DIY felt succulents kit. Soon they'll have a beautiful felt garden to rival their real one.
This kit might be designed for kids, but we think even adult crafters could find inspiration here. It comes with everything from glitter glue to pipe cleaners to beads, so there's sure to be some fun projects ahead.
This shirt really says it all. It's available in a variety of colors so there's sure to be one your recipient will love.
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We're willing to bet this is one craft they haven't tried yet! This punch needle kit comes with everything they need to create a gorgeous pillow with their birth month's bird on it.
If knitting or crocheting is their craft of choice, they're sure to love this gift. This bag holds all their yarn, needles, scissors, and other small items. It comes with a carrying strap, so they can easily move all their supplies with them around the house or even take their projects with them when they're on-the-go.
If they've got a room or corner devoted to crafting, a personalized sign for their space would be a very thoughtful option.
This unique hand-thrown dish helps keep all their sewing supplies organized. It even has a ceramic pin-cushion on top. And it's so pretty, they'll enjoy looking at it as they work on their projects.
If they've got beads, embroidery supplies, and other small craft supplies scattered about, this unit is a great gift. They can keep all their supplies organized in one place. One happy reviewer called it a "crafter's must-have," writing, "I bought this to organize all of my smaller crafting supplies. It's so awesome to have everything in one place, neatly organized, and clutter free."
With this massive crochet kit, it won't be long before they're creating scarves, hats, and blankets for the whole family. It comes with everything they'll need to get started, including yarn, needles, instructions, and more. One reviewer shared, "I am a complete beginner and was happy with everything included in the kit."
If there's one thing a crafty person loves, it's a new project. With this subscription box for teens and adults, they'll get a monthly shipment of supplies and instructions for a cool craft project. Some of the Pinterest-worthy crafts in previous boxes have included an engraving kit, a resin agate coaster kit, and a wine caddy kit.
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Give their crafting corner a cozy touch with this inspiring candle. It smells like musk and sandalwood and is sure to get the creative juices flowing.
If they've binged every episode of Making It, they'll be so excited to receive this book. It provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of the crafts featured on the show, and also gives readers the instructions to customize their own DIY creations.
This embroidery kit is not only a fun craft project, it's a beautiful tribute to poet Maya Angelou and her poem, "Still I Rise".
If you're looking to go all-out, this DIY cutting machine is maybe the best possible gift for someone crafty. The Cricut Explore Air 2 has over 30,000 5-star ratings on Amazon, with one happy reviewer sharing, "If you have any interest in arts and crafts, this is the machine for you! I've only had my machine for a few short days, but I've already made my first few projects and know that I'll be making them with very little in the way of training."
Anyone — but especially crafters — would be thrilled to find this in their stocking. This kit comes with everything they'll need to make an adorable little crocheted koala.
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Give her a sweet treat that'll fuel her through all those late-night crafting sessions. This box comes with some of Milk Bar's most popular cookies, including their Compost Cookie and Chocolate Confetti Cookie.
Jamie Ballard (she/her) is a freelance writer and editor who covers news, lifestyle, and entertainment topics, including sex and relationships, TV, movies, books, health, pets, food and drinks, pop culture, shopping, and personal finance. She regularly contributes to Cosmopolitan, Woman's Day, Good Housekeeping, and YouGov, among other publications. When she's not working, you can find her running, traveling, or scrolling TikTok. Follow her on Twitter.
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