The beauty of crafting gifts is that they’re two gifts in one: a few hours of entertainment, plus a one-of-a-kind creation when it’s done. But if your giftee is more inclined to appreciate DIYs rather than partake, we’ve included a few handcrafted items sure to please.
This paint-by-number kit is both a meditative creative exercise and frame-worthy abstract art when complete.
An easy-to-use kit to create six leafy paintings.
The higher pigment content of these colored pencils make them a favorite among the pros.
A colorful supply of yarn to keep them knitting happy.
Whether they’ve been folding for years or are a complete novice, this origami kit provides hours of entertainment with materials and directions for 17 creations.
For the friend who wants to pick up a new hobby this year.
A DIY kit from LA-based design studio Block Shop so your giftee can create their own geometric prints.
A gift of greenery, no gardening skills required.
Help them master the art of embroidery with this comprehensive guide to decorative stitch.
Every crafter needs a high-quality pair of scissors.
Handmade by artisan women in rural Senegal, this lidded basket offers stylish extra storage—a gift anyone on your list will appreciate.
Food52 commissioned 52 of their favorite potters to make limited edition mugs, so there’s bound to be a style for everyone.
Each of these vases is hand cast and glazed with a mystery color, resulting in a unique design.
Everyone can use new dish towels, especially if they’re handwoven from organic yarn, like this one made by North Carolina weaver Deanna Lynch.
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