The Best Gifts for Crafters: The Ultimate Shopping Guide
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the craft lover in your life, look no further than this ultimate gift guide with the best gifts for crafters. Whether you’re shopping for the best Christmas gifts, birthday present or any other special occasion, you’re sure to find a thoughtful gift that any crafty person would love.
There are many different types of crafters. Below is a list of the best gifts for crafters for your favorite crafty person.
1. Cricut Machine
A cutting machine is at the top of the list for many crafters. You could opt for a Cricut Explorer or Cricut Joy but the Cricut Maker 3 allows for cutting a wider range of different materials including fabric, thin balsa wood, paper, acetate, heat transfers, vinyl and more. This fantastic machine is a useful gift for crafters, students, teachers, office and home. Don’t forget to pick up some extra Cricut mats.
2. Sticker Maker
You can go big with the larger 9inch version here, or opt for this 5inch Xyron Sticker Maker. Turn any piece of paper or photo into a sticker.
3. Heat Press Machine
Many crafters gravitate to the Cricut brand, so a Cricut easypress, like a mini easy press for small designs, is a great option. Or you can make a statement with this Cricut Autopress. It has so many amazing features and is perfect for your creative friend who makes personalized tote bags or customizes their own clothes.
4. Tumbler Turner
The Spin It Pro tumbler turner is perfect for new crafters learning how to personalize tumblers with glitter, alcohol dye and other embellishments. Plus it’s an affordable option!
5. Coffee/Tea Maker
Gifts for crafters don’t always have to be craft supplies. The Keurig K-Mini coffee maker produces single servings between 6-12oz. Not just for coffee, this can be used for for hot tea and cocoa as well. Perfect for early morning crafters needing that extra boost, plus its size is a space saver.
6. Photography Board
Photography boards are a great way to showcase a crafter’s creations. These 2 piece 24inch photography backdrop boards are a perfect gift idea for creatives who make small scale physical products.
7. Handheld PrintMaker
Grab this handheld printer from Michaels for tons of DIY projects. The PrintMaker prints on 50 different surfaces, even porous surfaces! Plus, you get access to the free PrintMaker App that includes tons of fonts, templates and clipart for you to use.
8. Stamp Maker
The Silhouette Mint is a quick and easy stamp maker for crafters. Perfect for stamping tags, bags, paper or boxes.
9. Healing Mat Set
A self-healing cutting mat is a must-have for scrapbooking, quilting, sewing and all other arts & crafts. This 18×24 mat set also includes rotary cutter, replacement blades, acrylic ruler and craft clips. Perfect for protecting table tops from sharp blades and other craft tools. This is a great idea for paper crafters or for a sewing project.
10. Button Maker
The MK. Bear Button Maker allows you to make buttons in multiple sizes. Includes all the supplies you would need to make 1.25 inch and 2.25 inch buttons.
11. Phone Stand
This overhead phone mount with selfie ring light, is perfect for recording videos for tutorials, baking, cooking, crafting, drawing, calligraphy or live streaming.
12. Polymer Clay Kit
This Polymer Clay Kit is inexpensive and perfect for beginners wanting to sculpt and design their own designs, such as earrings or figurines. Includes multiple sculpting tools, accessories and a wide range of clay colors to get you started.
13. Mini Cinch
The Mini Cinch book binding tool by We R Memory Keepers is the perfect tool for craft, home, school and office projects. Great for punching holes when making mini journals, planners, photo albums and more. If you’d like a complete bundle, with wire and wire cutters to get you started, click here to check it out at Michaels. Otherwise, this is available at Amazon, and includes the machine only, which makes it very affordable.
14. Wax Seal Kit
A wax seal gift box is a great starter kit for any crafter who ships, or likes to send decorative stationery. This 9 in 1 Gift Box Wax Seal Kit includes 720 pcs wax seal beads in 24 colors, 1 stamp, warmer, wax spoon, tweezers, tea candles, and metallic pens.
15. Tagging Gun
This tagging gun is an awesome inexpensive gift for apparel crafters. This allows them to tag shirts, scarves, hoodies and more with their own personalized tags, giving them a professional branded look when shipping orders.
16. Rolling Cart
Creative people need craft storage solutions, luckily, this Grammercy Rolling Cart by Simply Tidy is available at Michaels. While there are cheaper versions, this one comes in 4 different colors and has various storage compartments to hang accessories on the side as well as within the trays.
17. Mug Press
This Cricut Mug Press bundle is perfect for Cricut lovers looking to expand their collection. This mug press allows you to create permanent designs onto coffee mugs. If you’re looking for a more professional mug or tumbler press, click here to check these options from Heat Press Nation. However, if you’re in search for something beginner and user friendly, grab this bundle complete with accessories to get you started.
18. Soap Making Kit
Kick start a soap making hobby with this kit available at Michaels by ArtMinds. This set includes a 4 cavity mold, fragrance, color and suspension soap. Make your own line of vanilla oatmeal bath soaps.
19. Candle Making Kit
A candle making kit is a great for a starting hobbyist. Starter kit includes melting pot, wax melter, wax, scents, stirring spoon, thermometer, wicks, dyes, containers and more. This bundle will allow you to make amazing scented candles.
20. Drawer Organizer
Crafters need a place to store their supplies in their craft room, and this clear 3-drawer organizer is perfect for that. You can use it to hold ornaments, scissors, punches, stamps and more.
If you or the crafter in your life needs a printer and you don’t mind splurging, I recommend the Epson Ecotank et-8550. For a budget friendly option, consider this ecotank or this canon crafting printer. However, the ET-8550 is the perfect printer for serious crafters who print a lot and needs vivid images.
PRO SHOPPING TIP
If all else fails, a gift card to Michaels, their favorite craft store or fabric store is a great gift idea. This allows your favorite crafter to buy all the craft supplies they need.
I hope this list of gift ideas helped you find the perfect present for your crafty friend, family members, or even yourself. There are a ton of gifts for crafters that, so the possibilities are truly endless.
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