Who says creativity and style can’t come together in one person? The answer is yes, they exist! And they’re out there! So here’s a little tip: if you’re looking to get your creative friend or family member something this Christmas, try going a little unconventional with it. Because let’s be honest, who doesn’t like an exciting new gift every now and then?
But the key is to challenge yourself. This means thinking outside the box more than normal. Here are some ideas to get your creative gift-buying juices flowing.
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If In Doubt, Go With A Classic
This might be surprising, but it’s true. Sure, a traditional gift might not receive the same amount of attention as an unconventional one. But it might be exactly what your creative friend or family member needs. So don’t be scared to go with something a bit more classic. In fact, your gift might have been just what they were looking for all along. You can’t go wrong with a gift voucher or their favorite perfume. And you can get amazing dupes for expensive scents if you don’t want to break the bank. Like this Dossier perfume, Fruity Brown Sugar, inspired by ysl mon paris. And it’s totally vegan and cruelty-free.
If your artist is into creating art with their hands, maybe they would like to try their hand at something a bit more physical. Sculpture kits are a great gift for artists who are interested in trying new things. And they’re also a great option for anyone looking for a challenge. You can find all kinds of sculpture kits available today. From kits that allow your artist to create their own jewelry and sculptures, to kits that allow them to build their own furniture or create their own terrariums. And, once your gift recipient has created their art and sculptures, they can display them for the world to see.
Make Something From Scratch
Not everyone is motivated enough to make something from scratch. But for those that are, being able to make something is a delight. And you don’t have to be a master craftsman to be able to make something with your hands. You just have to be willing to do a bit of research and experiment. There are countless recipe books available these days that contain simple craft ideas. And many supermarkets and DIY stores have an art section with an abundance of materials you can use. It could make the perfect gift for your daughter or loved one.
Find An Unusual Print
Sure, it’s normal to give a gift card or a piece of artwork, but what about something a little less obvious? An unusual print, for example, is one of those gifts that will always strike a chord with arty people. And what better way to find an unusual print than to look online? There are loads of art sites and online stores that sell prints by local artists, and what’s best about these is that they’re all unique and original. What’s more, they’re often one-off prints that are not mass-produced, so they’re sure to be one-of-a-kind.
Make A Sketch Book For Their Art
Sketchbooks aren’t just for artists anymore. They’re also great for writers, photographers, and anyone who wants to take notes of their ideas and inspirations. There are countless sketchbooks available, with different styles and designs that can fit different needs. However, if your creative friend or family member is someone who loves to sketch things out, then a sketchbook specifically for art is a great gift.
This is one of the best gifts you can get for someone who loves to draw. Many universities and art schools now offer illustration courses, where you can learn drawing techniques, composition, and style. And since many of these classes are available online, you can find a course that’s perfect for your creative friend or family member. An illustration course will teach your creative friend or family member everything they need to know about drawing. From basic drawing techniques to advanced drawing styles.
Book Box Subscription
If your creative friend or family member loves to read. But doesn’t have the time to sit down and read a book from cover to cover, then a book subscription service is a great gift. These subscription services send your creative friend or family member a new book every month. They can read it whenever they have time. And because they’re receiving a new book every month, they won’t have to spend as much time reading it as they would if they read it as if it was a stand-alone book.
Christmas is full of traditions. And traditions can sometimes get a bit stale. If you feel the same way, why not try something a bit more off the beaten path this year? These unconventional and creative Christmas gifts are far from boring. And will show that you care about your creative friend or family member.