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Holiday Gift Guide for the crafter or DIYer.
I want all the crafty things! If you are shopping for anyone creative or crafty this holiday season, this is the gift guide you need. The Silhouette Cameo is one of my favorite craft items. Why? Because there is just so much you can do. Create your own t-shirt designs, using vinyl to decorate, or just doing papercrafts.
Lettering is big nowadays so I included a book to help with those that want to start learning. Create your own metal jewelry with ImpressArt kits.
The gift guide has different price ranges to fit any budget. I encourage you to read through each of the suggestions and pick what you think would be the perfect gift for the creative in your life.
Holiday Gift Ideas for the Crafter or DIYer
The Silhouette CAMEO is the ultimate DIY machine. It uses a small blade to cut over 100 materials, including paper, cardstock, vinyl, and fabric up to 12 in. wide. This CAMEO features a dual-carriage so you can use two tools at once, and it features Bluetooth® technology (US, Canada, EU only.) To top it all off, the CAMEO 3 is the only machine compatible with Silhouette’s new AutoBlade.
- Use the powerful Silhouette Studio design software to create your projects; the innovative software is highlighted with features normally found in high-end illustrating software, yet is amazingly simple, easy to use, and free to Silhouette users
- Bundle includes: CAMEO 3 cutting machine, Silhouette Studio software, 1-month Design store subscription, power cable and USB cable, AutoBlade, crosscutter, two 12-inch cutting mats, autoblade cutting blade, sketch pen starter pack (24 pens total), and vinyl sampler pack (6 12×12” sheets in neutral colors)
- Create wirelessly by pairing your computer, tablet, or smartphone with your Cameo; fewer wires means more room to work
Cricut EasyPress™ gives you professional iron-on results in 60 seconds or less. Combining the speed of a heat press and the convenience of iron, EasyPress eliminates guesswork so you get fast and foolproof results that really stick, even after repeated washes. Use our handy reference chart to determine correct time and temperature settings for your project, apply gentle pressure, and when the beep sounds, you’re done! With adjustable heat up to 350℉ (180 C), it’s ideal for foil, glitter and metallic projects as well as large and layered projects. Helpful safety features include an insulated resting base and auto-shutoff feature. EasyPress is lightweight, portable, easy to store, and compatible with major brands of heat-transfer material.
With Paper Pumpkin, you’ll save time and money while you build a collection of crafting supplies. Every month you’ll receive a unique stamp set with an ink spot (that won’t repeat a color in a 12-month period). In no time at all, you’ll have a variety of stamps and ink to use on other projects. In addition, your first kit includes a free clear stamping block that you’ll use every month. As a crafter, creative, and maker, you want to be “that person” who always has cards and gifts on hand for every occasion. You’ll always be ready—armed with lots of pretty, perfectly put together projects. In other words, we do the hard part, leave the fun to you, and make you look good.
With a Heavy-Duty Metal Frame, Stainless Steel Bedplate, Extra-High Sewing Speed and Powerful Motor, the SINGER 4423 Heavy Duty can sew through just about anything you throw at it.
Whether you’re looking to make garment alterations or to start a new project from scratch, the 4423 Heavy Duty is an easy-to-use and versatile machine. Its automatic needle threader is sewing’s biggest timesaver, and the machine’s 1,100-stitches-per-minute speed allows you to bring your creative ideas to life quickly.
- Heavy Duty Interior Metal Frame ensures that the machine remains still for skip-free sewing
- Stainless Steel Bed Plate provides smooth fabric feed for even sewing
- 23 Built-In Stitches – essential, stretch, decorative, 1 automatic 4-step buttonhole
- Automatic Needle Threader and Easy-to-Load Top Drop-In Bobbin System with Clear Cover. 110 volt machine designed for United States and Canadian use only
Meet the new and improved 360 Crafter’s Bag! With plenty of compartments for storage and accessibility, this bag comes with two clear removable zippered storage pockets, eight multi-sized mesh organizational pockets and a padded storage pocket. The bag is perfect for storing and transporting 12″ x 12″ paper and projects, and now it offers detachable wheels, a telescoping handle, and a top panel that can be attached to the pull handle for easier accessibility. When not in use, the bag folds down for compact storage.
The fully customizable letter board from die cuts with a view lets you add a message to your party, home decor, and more. Use with other letters and numbers to create a unique, personal message for any occasion – all you need to do is place the letters. Includes 188 white 1-inch letters. Look for other products from die cuts with a view for help with your incredible crafts projects.
This ImpressArt Newsprint metal stamping kit includes all the essential tools for hand stamping metal jewelry and crafts. The one pound head on the Ergo Angle Hammer provides optimal weight to leave deep, crisp impressions on your jewelry and crafts. The Ergo-Angle™ handle provides ideal positioning for clean, even impressions. The steel block provides a solid surface and is conveniently sized to take up little workbench space. The Newsprint metal letter stamps are labeled on the side for easy identification. The stamp set includes a bonus “?” stamp. ImpressArt’s Newsprint metal letter stamps are old-fashioned and modern all at once. This classic, vintage style set- designed for easy readability- will ensure your stamped metal jewelry and crafts are read loud and clear, and that your works are nothing short of newsworthy. Each letter set comes in ImpressArt’s sleek storage case. The case features labeled slots for each stamp to keep them organized and for easy access.
A perfect set for every artist! This package contains two Ciao double-sided markers (one R81 marker and one R85 marker) one Atyou Spica Blossom glitter pen and one .3mm Wine Copic Multiliner. Conforms to ASTM D 4236.
Hand-lettering has taken the world by storm. In this creative, approachable interactive book, popular illustrator and designer Megan Wells introduces the basics of drawing words. Learn five major hand-lettering styles, then transform your writing into art. Practice pages allow you space to master each letter in every style. Tutorials demonstrate how to embellish your letters; mix different styles for emphasis and flair; add decorative effects like shading; and combine text and illustration. Easy-to-follow guides and sections to trace, color, or complete make hand-lettering easy for anyone. Project ideas demonstrate ways to spice up everyday items, create striking art, and add a meaningful touch to gifts through hand-lettering. Brighten your world with beautiful words!
Elmer’s CraftBond dual temp cordless glue gun (60 watts) is a quality tool that provides you with a safer way to use hot glue! added safety features include: an insulated nozzle for safeguard against burns, safety fuse that shuts the hot glue gun off in an event of a short and built-in side lifts allow the glue gun to rest safely on its side, preventing glue backup. This dual temperature glue gun is for great virtually every project: use high temp setting to bond materials such as wood, plastic and metals and low temp for more delicate materials such as silk flowers and foam. The ergonomic design ensures comfort while hot gluing and the durable flip down stand provides stability while not in use. What’s more, this Elmer’s glue gun is designed to work cord-free for up to 5 minutes. For use with Elmer’s CraftBond all temp glue sticks.
Do you have other suggestions on gift ideas for the Crafter or DIYer?
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