Oh My! Gift Guide: Creative

Oh My! Gift Guide 2014

This holiday season, we’ve asked some of our favourite creatives, bloggers, makers and OMHG members to join us in rounding up great gift ideas. First up, great gifts for creative people.

pinloomMichelle’s Pick – Pin Loom Coaster Kit from Purl Soho

“I’m a huge fan of DIY kits, especially if they include top notch materials and a beautifully designed finished product.  That’s why these Pin Loom Coaster Kits from Purl Soho are so fantastic.  They’re useful, simple, elegant and a great intro to basic weaving. They also have a handy tutorial for the project with images on their blog, The Purl Bee. ” – Michelle is a printmaker and the owner of Kiriki Press.  She makes embroidered doll kits and other handcrafted goods, which you can see at www.kirikipress.com

cupcake ringDanielle’s Pick – Cupcake Pincushion Ring from Made in Lowell

The sweetest gift for your favourite stitcher. “I have one and I love it because it’s cute, fun and effective and bonus it fits in my thread box!” – Danielle is the owner and chief boss lady at The Merriweather Council – a small business that specializes in custom hand embroidery. Danielle enjoys coffee and boy bands and currently resides in Virginia.

carve a stamp kitMarisa’s Pick Year of Holidays Carve-A-Stamp Kit from yellow owl workshop

“Who doesn’t love stamps? I’m always impressed by hand carved stamps and would love to give it a try myself. This fantastic kit includes 36 templates plus all the tools you need to create stamps all year long. Perfect for crafty friends and stationery lovers!” – Marisa Edghill is a Canadian craft designer, author and washi tape aficionado. She shares craft projects and DIY inspiration on her blog Omiyage Blogs.

Embroidery Clock

Jessika’s PickDIY Embroidered Clock from CuriousDoodles 

Make every hour a crafty one! “I love creative gifts that combine materials or techniques in unexpected ways like these DIY embroidery kits-with their modern designs & brilliant packaging this is definitely not your grandmother’s needlework!” -Jessika is a cheerful activist, community maker, and chief-unicorn-wrangler at Oh My! Handmade.

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  • http://www.folkloriat.com/ Folkloriat

    Nice picks! I especially like the Carve-a-Stamp kit.

    • http://www.ohmyhandmade.com/ Jessika Hepburn

      Thank you for stopping by! We’d love to know your favourite gifts for creative friends 🙂

  • SamOssie

    Loooove that clock – going on my Christmas list 🙂

    • Marisa

      It’s so fun Sam! You should check out her notebooks too – I’ve pinned a few to our Creative Gifts Pinterest Board.

  • Karen Jansen

    That Carve-a-stamp kit is fantastic!

    • Marisa

      It really is! And she has a variety of other ones to choose from too.

  • Marilene Kitada Richardson

    I really like the clock. I am thinking it might be a nice gift for a teen who is learning to sew.

    • Marisa

      That’s a great idea! There are also lovely embroidery notebooks in her shop as well.