Everyone likes to give a gift that gets a “WOW!” Sometimes finding one can be a challenge, especially when the recipient is someone as unique as the gift. Whether you’re looking to give an acquaintance something thoughtful or surprise someone special with a gift they’ll really love, I’ve put together a few of my favorite ideas for gifting the creatives in your life.
I am not in any way affiliated with these brands and recieve no money if you buy – they’re just really great.
Simple but functional, these essentials are guaranteed to be put to good use by any creator.
Can a creative go anywhere without supplies? With pockets galore for all creative travel essentials, this backpack is both stylish and functional.
For when there’s a mental block, use one of these to step away and refocus without having to leave the room.
This diverse set of brain teasers works as a mental palate cleanser to open up the mind to new ideas and give it a break from work.
Kinetic Sand is a newly popular childrens toy and also gaining popularity as a stress reliever, anxiety and fidget tool.
Stretch it, bounce it, pop it, tear it, and sculpt it! Use it to stretch your mind and take a break or let out some frustration.
To cultivate an environment that inspires and invigorates the senses, these options would make a welcome visual addition to any creative space.
Backflow incense burners are gaining popularity – and for good reason. They’re beautiful! Check out this one from a small business on Etsy.
Whether it’s a want or a need, these 21st-century gifts would surely be welcome by anyone who might benefit from flexing their creative muscles in a more digital capacity.
At a fraction of the cost of the Apple Pencil, this stylus is the perfect companion to the (free) Paper app, allowing artists to easily bring their designs to digital life.
For the person who truly has everything, this 3D printer would most definitely leave jaws on the floor.
‘Tis the season for presents, but it’s also the season for presence and being conscious of our impact. Creatives rely on the people who encourage and shop with small, creative businesses so I encourage you to pay it forward this holiday season when you’re considering gifts and buy from someone who will genuinely value your patronage. I hope these ideas help you find a gift that really resonates with the recipient and enables you to spend more time in the moment this holiday season.