Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Gift Ideas For Crafters

Good Morning,
Today's post is all about gift ideas for that special crafter in your life. This ideas would be great for someone who is starting out in crafting or is pro-crafter.

Let's Get Started!

Martha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts: An A-to-Z Guide with Detailed Instructions and Endless Inspiration by Martha Stewart Living Magazine  
Craft Books- Now you can never go wrong with a craft book, their great for beginners and great for that long time crafter. Here is a list of some craft books that I feel would be great for any crafter.

 1.The Complete Book of Retro Crafts: Collecting, Displaying & Making Crafts of the Past by Suzie Millions

 .2.The Craftster Guide to Nifty, Thrifty, and Kitschy Crafts: Fifty Fabulous Projects from the Fifties and Sixties by Leah Kramer

 3.The Big-Ass Book of Crafts by Mark Montano

 4.The Big-Ass Book of Crafts 2 by Mark Montano

 5.The Big-Ass Book of Home Decor: More Than 100 Inventive Projects for Cool Homes Like Yours by Mark Montano

 6.Pulp Fiction - Perfect Paper Projects by Mark Montano

7.Dollar Store Decor: 100 Projects for Lush Living That Won't Break the Bank by Mark Monatno   

8.Vintage Craft Workshop: Fresh Takes on Twenty-Four Classic Projects from the '60s and '70s by Cathy Callahan  

9.World of Geekcraft: Step-by-Step Instructions for 25 Super-Cool Craft Projects by Susan Beal  

10.The Naughty Secretary Club: The Working Girl's Guide to Handmade Jewelry by Jennifer Perkins 


Plaid Hot Glue Gun Helper Tools
This next product is definitely on my Christmas List, and it's the Hot Glue Gun Helpers from Plaid. For those of you who don't know this product was invented by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza. Now these two did have a show called Creative Juice and are now doing craft projects on Plaid website. If you want to learn more about this product then click here to go to Cathie Filian blog.


The BIG-ASS Box of Crafts Desktop Calendar 2012


This calender is also on my Christmas List and it's a daily calender by Mark Monanto.  This calender features one craft project a week and for the other days crafty tips. This would be great for the more grow up crafter on your list!

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Gift Cards- Now you can never go wrong with a gift card, their easy to give and every age group like them. Here is some ideas....
  1. Hobby Lobby
  2. Michael's 
  3. Jo Ann Fabrics 
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Now lets say the crafter you are buying for as every craft supply imaginable, well what do you do?...... How about a magazine subscription. Their are tons of craft, d.i.y, home decor, storage and painting magazines out there, just find the one that you know your crafter will like. I did a post back in October about my favorite craft magazines, so if you would like a more detailed description then read this post. But for now here is a list of some magazines.

  1. Cloth Paper Scissors 
  2. Crafts 'n Things  
  3. Flea Market Syle 
  4. Martha Stewart Living   
  5. Knit Simple 

Hope this post help get your gift giving juices flowing!
Enjoy,


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